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  Spanish Armada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although there were several larger "Spanish Armadas," the term generally refers to the fleet assembled in 1588 because a large part of it was scattered and destroyed by a hurricane on its return.
In Mary's reign, he had been king consort of England, when the queen had seen fit to have a number of heretics burned at the stake in order to exert her authority in matters of conscience.
Gravelines is now in France but in 1588 it was in Flanders, part of the Spanish Netherlands, close to the border with France.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spanish_Armada   (3950 words)

 RFC 1588 (rfc1588)
The current public domain version is said to be difficult to install and Postel & Anderson [Page 7] RFC 1588 White Pages Report February 1994 to bring into operation, but many organizations have successfully installed it and have had their systems up and running for some time.
Postel & Anderson [Page 20] RFC 1588 White Pages Report February 1994 The standards for interoperation may be developed from the work now in progress on URLs, with some additional protocol developed to govern the types of messages and message sequences.
Postel & Anderson [Page 33] RFC 1588 White Pages Report February 1994 e) Widely recognized authorities to guarantee unique naming during registrations (This is specifically X.500 centric) f) The ability to support the privacy / legal requirements of all participants while still being able to achieve good coverage.
www.cse.ohio-state.edu /cgi-bin/rfc/rfc1588.html   (9759 words)

 THE "INVINCIBLE" ARMADA 1588: Sir Francis Drake: A Pictorial Biography by Hans P. Kraus (Rare Book and ...
The Armada campaign of 1588 was the sole instance of Drake's serving, in his adult years, as a subordinate commander.
The reason for this was that the social structure and conventions of his day (and later) kept high command in the hands of the nobility.
1588" is in the handwriting of the Duke of Medina Sidonia.
www.loc.gov /rr/rarebook/catalog/drake/drake-8-invincible.html   (2781 words)

 Spanish Armada 1588
In 1588 the most powerful, best-organised, best-equipped army in Europe - the Spanish 'Army of Flanders' - had almost crushed the Dutch revolt in the northern provinces of the Spanish Netherlands.
Their commander, the respected and feared Duke of Parma was poised ready to embark his troops to cross the narrow end of the North Sea.
76-year-old one-legged Giraud de Mauleon was Governor of Calais in 1588.
www.theotherside.co.uk /tm-heritage/background/span-armada.htm   (2284 words)

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One approach is to have the Internet community (e.g., the IETF) take responsibility for developing a subset or profile of that part of X.500 it will use, and developing solutions for the ambiguous and undefined parts of X.500 that are necessary to provide a complete service.
For the longer term, the applicability of the site discovery part of Netfind is more relevant, and more work has been put into that part of the system over the past 2 years than into the user search phase.
Since there are various efforts going on to develop WPS based on various different protocols, one can envisage a future with a meta- WPS that uses a combination of an intelligent user agent and a distributed indexing service to access the requested data from any available WPS.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1588.txt   (9761 words)

 The Digital Mirror - Printed Material - Welsh Bible 1588   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The year 1588 saw the publication of the first Welsh translation of the complete Bible, including the Apocrypha.
Their dictionaries, grammars, and scriptural translations, of which the 1588 Bible is the supreme example, went far to turn this dream into reality.
The superb complete Bible published in 1588 was the work of William Morgan who appears to have taken it upon himself to undertake the huge task in about 1578.
www.llgc.org.uk /drych/drych_s076.htm   (555 words)

 1588   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
1588: Elizabeth's great achievement: Robin Evans extols the outstanding success of 1588: not the defeat of the Spanish A...
William Morgan (1545-1604) a Beibl Cymraeg 1588', in GH Jenkins, Cof Cenedl I (Gwasg Gomer...
Armada -- Philip II of Spain's attempt in 1588 to conquer the ``heretical kingdom'' of...
www.tietosanakirja.org /1588   (352 words)

 1588 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1585 1586 1587 - 1588 - 1589 1590 1591
1588 was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.
May 12 - Day of the Barricades in Paris.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1588   (656 words)

 H.R. 1588, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004
H.R. 1588 would authorize appropriations totaling $398 billion for fiscal year 2004 for the military functions of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Energy (DOE).
The estimated budgetary impact of H.R. 1588 is shown in Table 1.
Sections 1111, 1101, 1104, 1107, and 1108 of H.R. 1588 are identical to sections 102, 201, 204, 209, and 211 of H.R. 1836, as are the cost estimates.
www.cbo.gov /showdoc.cfm?index=4230&sequence=0   (10107 words)

 Modern History Sourcebook: Elizabeth I: The Spanish Armada 1588   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Queen Elizabeth I: Against the Spanish Armada, 1588
Part of that identity - insular and Protestant - was formed in conflict with Spain, the leading Catholic power of the day.
A defining moment occurred with the attack of the Spanish Armada in 1588.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/1588elizabeth.html   (286 words)

A striking comment on the inefficiency of the vast preparations is afforded by the letters of the papal nuncio at Philip's court.
He reports at the end of February, 1588, that he had been talking with the other envoys from Germany, France, and Venice, and that none of them could make out for certain that the fleet was intended to attack England after all, for which they all thought it far too weak.
Next month he was reassured by one of Philip's own councillors -- they felt sure all would go well, if they once got a footing in England (Vatican Archives, Germania, CX sq., 58, 60).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01727c.htm   (2639 words)

 The Spanish Armada
The Spanish Armada's task was to overthrow protestant England lead by Queen Elizabeth I.
1588, and then wait for the troops to arrive.
Sir Francis Drake is given the credit for what happened next but an Italian called Giambelli should also receive credit for building the "Hell Burners" for the English.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /spanish_armada.htm   (2309 words)

In many senses Philip II had too many responsibilities and not enough financial clout to respond to his foreign problems.
Philip's foreign policy went from grand successes, such as defeating the Turks at Lepanto, to humiliating defeats as happened in 1588 with the failure of the Spanish Armada.
However, Lepanto was a massive blow to her prestige (rather like the 1588 Armada was to be for Spain) and Turkey’s campaign post-Lepanto was one of disengagement.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /P2forpol.htm   (5052 words)

 NI Announces Industry’s First IEEE 1588 PCI Interface for Distributed Synchronization - Automation.com - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The new interface is ideal for developing synchronized data acquisition systems as well as synchronizing IEEE 1588-capable industrial control and test and measurement devices, including future Class A and B LXI devices.
The IEEE 1588 PTP, approved in 2002, provides a standard method to synchronize devices on a network with submicrosecond precision.
IEEE 1588 is optimized for well-defined distributed systems, minimal use of network bandwidth and low processing overhead.
www.automation.com /store/pdetails15357.php   (612 words)

 Why the Spanish Armada was defeated in 1588.
Why the Spanish Armada was defeated in 1588.
Below is a short sample of the essay "Why the Spanish Armada was defeated in 1588.".
If you sign up you could be reading the rest of this essay in under two minutes.
www.coursework.info /i/48507.html   (595 words)

 Royal Navy: The Spanish Armada 1588
The Armada sailed from Lisbon on 18 May 1588 under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia.
At the Battle of Gravelines on 30 July 1588 the English used fireships before closing in on the confused Armada to effective range, about 45 metres.
Martin, “Lord Howard: The Armada 1588” in E.J. Grove (Ed.) Great Battles of the Royal Navy (London, 1994).
www.royal-navy.mod.uk /static/pages/3536.html   (396 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: The Spanish Armada: The Experience of the War in 1588   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The "defeat" of the Spanish Armada by the Royal Navy in 1588 is a story every schoolchild knows.
Linked in British history with the beginning of England's naval supremacy, it has been presented for years as a David-and-Goliath showdown in which the Armada, then the uncontested ruler of the seas, was roundly defeated by a British force that was roughly a third the size of the Armada.
In this well-written and documented book, Fernandez-Armesto examines the causes of the historical representation of the battle of 1588 and re-creates the event from both sides.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0198229267?v=glance   (1939 words)

 History Review: 1588: Elizabeth's great achievement: Robin Evans extols the outstanding success of 1588: not the defeat ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
History Review: 1588: Elizabeth's great achievement: Robin Evans extols the outstanding success of 1588: not the defeat of the Spanish Armada but the publication of the Welsh Bible.(New Agendas)@ HighBeam Research
1588: Elizabeth's great achievement: Robin Evans extols the outstanding success of 1588: not the defeat of the Spanish Armada but the publication of the Welsh Bible.(New Agendas)
The defeat of the Spanish Armada was both a nationalistic and religious success and its effect on the English psyche has been such that 1588 remains a key date in English history.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:111646884&refid=holomed_1   (222 words)

 Duke of Medina Sidonia
After the death of Alvaro de Bazan, the Marques de Santa Cruz in 1588, the Duke of Medina Sidonia was given command of the Spanish Armada.
In July 1588 the Duke of Medina Sidonia and 131 ships left Spain.
You should see that your squadrons do not break battle formation and that their commanders, moved to greed, do not give pursuit to the enemy and take prizes.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /TUDmedina.htm   (1495 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: The Spanish Armada: The Experience of the War in 1588   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Felipe Fernandez-Armesto's book is a well-written, succinct, and thoroughly documented book that casts the Armada confrontation in a more balanced light.
All of these are borne out by the facts.
His book, in conjunction with those of RB Wernham, helps to illuminate an extraordinarily fascinating chapter of European naval history that has been neglected for far too long.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0198229267   (620 words)

 1588 | TutorGig.co.uk Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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1588 - Music from the Time of the Spanish Armada, by Saydisc
www.tutorgig.co.uk /dict.jsp?keywords=1588   (210 words)

 Thomas Hobbes : A Short Biography
Thomas Hobbes was born in London in 1588.
He received his college education at Oxford University in England, where he studied classics.
However, this "voice" was merely heard and not necessarily listened to - final decisions lay with the king.
www.rjgeib.com /thoughts/nature/hobbes-bio.html   (479 words)

 MEMED 1. Pope Sixtus V's 1588 Bull against Queen Elizabeth, in support of the Armada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pope Sixtus V's 1588 Bull against Queen Elizabeth, in support of the Armada
A Declaration of the Sentence and Deposition of Elizabeth, the usurper and pretensed Queen of England
Exhorting withall, and straightly commanding, that all men according to their force and ability, be ready and diligent to assist herein; to the end no occasion be given to use violence, or to punish such persons as shall neglect this commandment.
serinf2.univ-montp3.fr /MEMED/1Sixtus5Eliz.html   (918 words)

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It was in the innermost where he first drew breath.
The day of his birth was 5 April 1588, on a Friday morning, which that year was Good Friday.
His mother fell in labour with him upon the fright of the invasion of the Spaniards.
socserv2.socsci.mcmaster.ca /~econ/ugcm/3ll3/hobbes/life   (5057 words)

 Thomas Hobbes -- Moral and Politcal Philosophy [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
Hobbes's biography is dominated by the political events in England and Scotland during his long life.
Born in 1588, the year the Spanish Armada made its ill-fated attempt to invade England, he lived to the exceptional age of 91, dying in 1679.
He was not born to power or wealth or influence: the son of a disgraced village vicar, he was lucky that his uncle was wealthy enough to provide for his education and that his intellectual talents were soon recognized and developed (through thorough training in the classics of Latin and Greek).
www.utm.edu /research/iep/h/hobmoral.htm   (9741 words)

 Johann Baptist Cysatus (1588-1657)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Johann Baptist Cysatus (1588 - March 3, 1657)
Johann Baptist Cysat (latinized Cysatus) was born in Lucerne, Switzerland in 1588 or 1586.
He became Jesuit astronomer and student of Christoph Scheiner (1575-1650) in Ingolstadt, Germany.
www.seds.org /messier/xtra/Bios/cysatus.html   (214 words)

 History of this Page (Page 1588 - recycle me)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
History of this Page (Page 1588 - recycle me)
Certainty is often an illusion, and repose is not the destiny of Man. – Aristotle
This document contains a history of this page, from the current version to the earliest one available.
minnow.cc.gatech.edu /squeak/1588.history   (50 words)

 Biblio: Search for Author: Konstam Angus, Title: The Armada Campaign, Keywords:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the late summer of 1588, Philip II's Spanish fleet of 130 ships fought their way up the English Channel, heading for a rendezvous with the Spanish Army waiting for them at Calais.
Although the English fleet failed to stop or even seriously damage the...
How Philip II's fleet was stopped from invading England and forced into full retreat is looked into with the help of battle plans and...
www.biblio.com /books/isbnnu/13736450.html   (379 words)

8 Sept 1588 in Oizé in Maine, France
Marin Mersenne was born into a working class family in the small town of Oizé in the province of Maine on 8 September 1588 and was baptised on the same day.
From an early age he showed signs of devotion and eagerness to study.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Mathematicians/Mersenne.html   (2914 words)

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