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  Charles the Good - LoveToKnow 1911
CHARLES, called THE Good (le Bon), or THE Dane (c.
Charles was brought up by his mother and grandfather, Robert the Frisian, on whose death he did great services to his uncle, Robert II., and his cousin, Baldwin VII., counts of Flanders.
Baldwin died of a wound received in battle in 1119, and, having no issue, left by will the succession to his countship to Charles the Dane.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Charles_the_Good   (260 words)

  Charles the Good -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Charles was a son of (Click link for more info and facts about Canute IV of Denmark) Canute IV of Denmark and Adela of (A medieval country in northern Europe that included regions now parts of northern France and Belgium and southwestern Netherlands) Flanders.
Charles was a close advisor to the new count (who was several years younger), who around 1118 arranged Charles' marriage to the heiress of the count of (Click link for more info and facts about Amiens) Amiens, Margaret of Clermont.
The murder of the popular Charles provoked a great deal of outrage, and he was soon regarded as a (One who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion) martyr and (A person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization) saint.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/charles_the_good.htm   (508 words)

 Bl. Charles the Good
Charles was the son of St. Canute, King of Denmark, and was Count of Flanders and Amiens, a dual principality that occupied the present Belgium and northwest France.
Charles, a consistently devout man, used to go barefoot each morning to pray at the church of St. Donatian in Bruges.
The life and death of Blessed Charles the Good is a reminder to heads of state that they receive their authority from God and are answerable for its discharge only to Him.
www.stthomasirondequoit.com /SaintsAlive/id725.htm   (693 words)

 http://www.qando.net/ - Project Hero: SSG Charles Good: Silver Star
SSG Good, a Special Forces soldier saved the life of a fellow soldier and fought for an additional 24 hours, a battle in which the insurgents suffered 35 KIA.
Staff Sgt. Charles Good of the 5th Special Forces was credited with exposing himself to enemy fire on the Syrian/Iraqi border to assist in getting a critically wounded comrade into a Humvee, then negotiating in Arabic a ride from an Iraqi man for them when the Humvee became crippled by enemy fire.
Good said he was never worried that the Iraqi would hurt them.
www.qando.net /Details.aspx?Entry=3205   (1063 words)

Charles himself was in no slight measure to blame, for, notwithstanding his desire for the assembling of a council, he was led into the belief that the religious differences of Germany might be settled by conferences between the two parties.
It was as much for the purpose of securing the integrity of the papal dominions, as for the exaltation of his family, that Paul extorted from Charles and his reluctant cardinals the erection of Piacenza and Parma into a duchy for his son, Pier Luigi.
Charles demanded the return of the council to German territory, but the deliberations of the council continued in Bologna, until finally, 21 April, the pope, in order to avert a schism, prorogued the council indefinitely.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11579a.htm   (1797 words)

 Welcome to The Center for Cartoon Studies
Jean Schulz, Charles Schulz's widow and director of the Schulz Foundation, provided the funding to get the library up and running.
CCS is committed to carry on Sparky's dedication to the craft, history, and dignity of cartooning," said CCS director James Sturm.
CHARLES M., creator of the comic strip Peanuts, is the most widely syndicated cartoonist in history, with his work appearing in over 2,300 newspapers.
www.cartoonstudies.org /media/schulz_library.html   (396 words)

 You're A Good Man, Charles Schulz
What sticks with me about Charles Schulz was his modesty.
He was rich beyond the wildest of dreams in every regard – fortune, fame, adulation, respect – and yet he exuded zero ego.
Charles M. Schulz and America's pet pooch, Snoopy.
www.hofmag.com /content/view/384/30   (807 words)

 Bl. Charles the Good - Catholic Online
In 1086, St. Canute, King of Denmark and father of Blessed Charles the Good, was slain in St. Alban's Church, Odence.
Charles who was only five years old was taken by his mother to the court of Robert, Count of Flanders, his maternal grandfather.
Charles ruled his people with wisdom, diligence, and compassion; he made sure that times of truce were respected and fought against fl marketeers who horded food and were waiting to sell it at astronomical prices to the people.
www.catholic.org /saints/saint.php?saint_id=483   (627 words)

 Amazon.com: The Good Life: Books: Charles Colson,Harold Fickett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
He considers good living and its grounds, which is to say, living for others while seeking and acting upon the truth.
Ultimately, "the good life" comes from complete surrender to Jesus Christ- embracing who He is and what He wants to do with our lives.
The premise of The Good Life is that a good life can be found only in a two-fold purpose: serving others and serving...
www.amazon.com /Good-Life-Charles-Colson/dp/0842377492   (1863 words)

 Taita feature articles - Use of Drumming as Cure for Children with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - Traditional Music ...
Among the Luo tribe, drum ensembles are performed with the object of exorcising the bad spirit from the patients.
Among the many African tribes, regular and balanced meter are regarded as a sign of good health.
Good, Charles M. Ethnomedical systems in Africa: patterns of traditional medicine in rural and urban Kenya.
www.bluegecko.org /kenya/tribes/taita/articles-akombo.htm   (2751 words)

 The Murder of Charles the Good (Records of Western Civilization Series): Current Amazon U.S.A. One-Edition Data
On March 12, 1127, Charles the Good, Count of Flanders, was slain in the church of Saint Donatian in Bruges in a plot devised by an embittered noble family.
With a journalistic eye, Galbert of Bruges, a notary and cleric, presents a riveting portrait of the day-to-day political and social unrest that followed in the wake of Charles's murder and the military battles to control Flanders.
Historians have long recognized The Murder of Charles the Good as a remarkable point of entry for understanding the most important political, legal, and social issues that confronted medieval Europe: definitions of freedom and servility; the competing claims of national and royal sovereignty; and the rise of the bourgeoisie.
www.halloween.com /halloween-books/free.php?in=us&asin=0231136714   (508 words)

 Charles Farrar Browne Quotes
I am not a politician, and my other habits air good.
I'm not a politician and my other habits are good.
The happy married man dies in good stile at home, surrounded by his weeping wife and children.
www.brainyquote.com /quotes/authors/c/charles_farrar_browne.html   (211 words)

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