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  Crummey. Ivan IV. Reformer or Tyrant?
First, in the early 1550s, Ivan's government made a number of detailed technical reforms that might be characterized as "housekeeping" in state and church.
The institutional scope, legal implications, and social impact of the reforms of the 1540s and 1550s were quite limited.
The differences lie, however, not so much in the objectives of royal policy or their social implications as in the impatience and brutality with which the oprichnina regime pursued them and in the devastating consequences of its actions.
www.stetson.edu /~psteeves/classes/crummey.html   (2878 words)

 Andrea Palladio's Villa Cornaro in Piombino Dese by Branko Mitrovic in the Nexus Network Journal vol. 6 no. 2 (Autumn ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The early 1550s, when the villa was designed and built, were a turning point in Palladio's approach to design.
But from the late 1540s and early 1550s Palladio started systematically using the orders in his designs and -- together with Palazzo Chiericati, Villa Pisani in Montagnana and the Basilica -- Villa Cornaro was one of first major works in which this new approach was manifested.
It was in the decades of the 1550s and 1560s that Palladio and Vignola introduced a revolution in the Renaissance use of the classical orders.
www.nexusjournal.com /Mitrovic.html   (5801 words)

 Historical Text Archive: Articles: Overpopulaton and Aging in 17th England
Although deaths appear to be running at a relatively low and fairly constant level fom 1550 to the mid 1580s, the series is disturbed by a catastrophic surge of mortality in the late 1550s and a plague outbreak of 1563.
In the 'disturbed' quinquennia of the 1540s and early 1560s the birth/death ration is just under 1.3; in the late 1550s 0.813; in 1550-4 and 1565-84 the ratio was between 1.449 and 1.578.
Between 1585 and 1640 (though it seems that big epidemics were less serious than in mid-century) the underlying trend in deaths began to rise more swiftly than that of births.
historicaltextarchive.com /sections.php?op=viewarticle&artid=242   (481 words)

 Seven-Year War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The expeditionary army had a prescribed strength of 100,000, made up of 42,000 from five northern military districts, a contingent of 3000 soldiers proficient in the use of firearms from South China, and far more from Siam and the Ryukyus.
Seaports in China were closed for fear that the Wokou invasions of the 1550s would be repreated.
In February 1593 a large combined force of Chinese and Korean soldiers attacked Pyongyang and drove the Japanese into southward retreat.
www.pineville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Seven-Year_War   (1689 words)

 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Years: 1527 1528 1529 - 1530 - 1531 1532 1533 Decades: 1500s 1510s 1520s - 1530s - 1540s 1550s 1560s Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Events June 25 - Augsburg confession presented to Charles V of Holy Roman Empire.August 12 - Florence is captured by Spanish troops un..
Years: 1528 1529 1530 - 1531 - 1532 1533 1534 Decades: 1500s 1510s 1520s - 1530s - 1540s 1550s 1560s Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Events January 26 - Lisbon, Portugal is hit by an earthquake-- thousands dieOctober 1 - Battle of Kappel - The forces of Zürich are d..
Years: 1532 1533 1534 - 1535 - 1536 1537 1538 Decades: 1500s 1510s 1520s - 1530s - 1540s 1550s 1560s Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Events January 18 - Lima, Peru founded by Francisco PizarroJune 24 - The Anabaptist state of Münster is conquered and disbanded.May 1..
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 John Dee and Thomas Digges: like father, like son?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Moreover, Dee’s early career in the 1550s as a mathematical client in noble households provided an exemplar for emulation as Digges first fashioned his own role in the early 1570s.
Given this probability that Thomas had first studied with Dee at the end of the 1550s, we therefore cannot be sure that Dee’s Praeface to the 1570 Euclid is the most appropriate or relevant text for understanding Digges’s early work.
Digges differed from Dee in both birth and upbringing: he appears not to have attended university and, rather than a scholar, was a gentleman who inherited substantial holdings of land and property.
www.mhs.ox.ac.uk /staff/saj/texts/dee-digges.htm   (10120 words)

 With the spread of the gospel such churches existed in number by the 1550s and in the year 1549 Bishop Burnet says   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
With the spread of the gospel such churches existed in number by the 1550s and in the year 1549 Bishop Burnet says
With the spread of the gospel such churches existed in number by the 1550s and in the year 1549 Bishop Burnet says “There were many Anabaptists in several parts of England who say that ‘infant baptism is no baptism”.
Primary this was an anti-Catholic law but it did allow significant religious freedom to spread the Gospel, openly Baptise believers, and form independent congregations separate from the state church.
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 Get information about 1550s at uhottie.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Ruffs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the 1550s, the ruff began the growth which was to culminate in the gigantic ruffs of the 1590s.
The ruffles were still quite small and box-pleated, but layers of ruffling were stacked on eachother for a thicker, fuller ruff.
Ruffs of the 1550s and 1560s were decorated primarily along the edges, with fl, gold, silver, or other contrasting embroidery.
costume.dm.net /ruffs   (1076 words)

 Sverdlovsk Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Russian conquest of the Khanate of Kazan in the 1550s paved the way further east which was now free from Tatar depredations (see Yermak Timofeyevich).
The first surviving Russian settlements in the area date back to the late 16th - early 17th centuries (Verkhoturye, 1598; Turinsk, 1600; Irbit, 1633; Alapayevsk, 1639).
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Sverdlovsk_Oblast   (983 words)

There is a long established reputation for high quality mechanical engineering, fitting and welding, with the ability to produce both light and heavy fabrication.
The Alpha 1550S, with its Fanuc control and four modes of operation at the turn of a key, is now adding to this reputation.
The Alpha 1550S incorporates the most advanced and easy-to-use manual/CNC lathe control in the world, the Alpha 1000 series control.
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Tab delimited text files (4 *.tab files) OR SPSS portable files (4 *.por files) If requested, data may have been supplied in other formats where practicable.
Data Notes ========== The file "eventsindex"lacks data for the following records: Galton, Surrey, 1550s.
Null values are indicated through the use of ".".
www.data-archive.ac.uk /doc/4491/read4491.txt   (101 words)

 131-114 Japan and the Pacific World 1550s-1990s
Usually 25 points of first year history, see Prerequisites.
This subject will examine Japan's role as a Pacific actor from the 1550s to the 1990s.
These topics will be examined through methodologies which focus on political, economic, social, colonial, and military history.
www.unimelb.edu.au /HB/2002/subjects/131-114.html   (112 words)

 Religious Movements Homepage: Macumba
Although macumba is associated with fl magic, a more appropriate term is Quimbanda.
Founder: Black slaves shipped to Brazil in the 1550s brought the worship of African Gods, or orishas, to Brazil.
Birth Place: Most of the slaves who incorporated their religion into Brazilian culture were from Africa.
religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu /nrms/macu.html   (805 words)

 Preserving the Past - medieval textile and fiber research - all projects list
A Flat Cap Dyed with Madder - 1550s *Barhus Prize Winner
- Knitted Gloves in Silk (and wool) - 1550s
Knitted Scoggers and an Experiment in Medieval Knitting - 1550s
www.people.cornell.edu /pages/ms154/toc.htm   (154 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: East of Mina: Afro-European Relations on the Gold Coast in the 1550s and 1560s (Studies in African ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Amazon.com: Books: East of Mina: Afro-European Relations on the Gold Coast in the 1550s and 1560s (Studies in African Sources ; No 3)
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 Ming Empire 1368-1644 by Sanderson Beck
Li Zhi (1527-1602) passed the provincial exams in 1552 but declined to take the metropolitan exam and entered the civil service at a low rank.
All but one of his seven children died young, two of his daughters from malnutrition probably during the rebellions and pirate wars of the 1550s when the price of grain was very high.
When his father died in 1560, he resigned to mourn; he withdrew from the Imperial College in 1564 after his grandfather died.
www.san.beck.org /3-7-MingEmpire.html   (23715 words)

 Francesco Primaticcio / Sacrifice of a Bull / 1550s
Francesco Primaticcio / Sacrifice of a Bull / 1550s
This image is one of over 118,000 from The Art Museum Image Consortium Library (The AMICO Library™), a growing online collection of high-quality, digital art images from 39 museums around the world.
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1999
www.davidrumsey.com /amico/amico792950-5705.html   (300 words)

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