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  Francia Media:  Lorraine & Burgundy
Lorraine soon lost independent status and became a dependency, a Stem Duchy, of the East Frankish Kingdom, except briefly when it adhered to the West (911-925).
Upper Lorraine bordered, to the east, on Alsace, part of the Duchy of Swabia, to the south, on the Free County of Burgundy, and to the west, on Champagne.
Isabel, the Heiress of Lorraine, marries a grandson of Duke Louis I of Anjou, son of King John II of France.
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  Lorraine Cross
A double-barred cross of this kind was said to be used in the year 800 by Christian sects in the Orient.
In recent times the Lorraine cross was used by General de Gaulle as a symbol of freedom in the French resistance during the 2.
1902, at a conference in Berlin, Germany, the Lorraine cross was chosen as the symbol of the global fight against tuberculosis..
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  Cross - MSN Encarta
In the Latin cross, the short horizontal member is near the top of the longer vertical member; in the Greek cross, the members are of equal length and intersect in the center.
The tau cross, for example, was a symbol of life to the ancient Egyptians; when combined with the circle (as in the crux ansata), it stood for eternity (see Egyptian Art and Architecture).
The cross, as first used in Christian art, generally did not show the body of Jesus, not only because the early church still followed the Jewish prohibition of images as idolatrous, but also because the empty cross symbolized Jesus' resurrection rather than his death.
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 Lorraine (Traditional province, France)
In 1431, the Duchy of Lorraine, except the Three Bishoprics (Metz, Toul and Verdun) was ceded to the house of Anjou.
The patriarchal, double cross-pieced cross was one of the pre-heraldical emblems of the Kingdom of Hungary.
The cross of Lorraine resurfaced in June 1940, when it was adopted as the emblem of the Free France, the small group of soldiers who had refused the capitulation and rallied General de Gaulle in London.
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 Lorraine (Traditional province, France)
In 1431, the Duchy of Lorraine, except the Three Bishoprics (Metz, Toul and Verdun) was ceded to the House of Anjou.
The patriarchal, double cross-pieced cross was one of the pre-heraldical emblems of the kingdom of Hungary.
The cross of Lorraine resurfaced in June 1940, when it was adopted as emblem by the Free France, the small group of soldiers who had refused the capitulation and rallied General de Gaulle in London.
www.hampshireflag.co.uk /world-flags/allflags/fr-lo.html   (2875 words)

  
 Cross Lorraine
Although strictly speaking the crossbars of the Cross Lorraine should be equally spaced, variations were common.
"The cross of Lorraine was adopted as the emblem of Free France in June 1940.
The cross of Lorraine was officially prescribed as the emblem of the Free France (later the Fighting France) by a regulation of 5 June 1941.
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 Crucifix, Cross
Often symbolic of the four astrological elements of earth, water, fire, and air, a cross was also perceived as the cosmic axis from which radiated the spatial dimensions of height, length, width, and breadth, as well as the directions of north, east, south, and west.
A cross erected on the site of a pagan temple indicated the victory of Christianity, and territory conquered by Christians would be claimed initially by planting a cross in the ground.
Cross, in the New Testament was the instrument of crucifixion, and hence used for the crucifixion of Christ itself (Eph.
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 Cross Lorraine
Although strictly speaking the crossbars of the Cross Lorraine should be equally spaced, variations were common.
"The cross of Lorraine was adopted as the emblem of Free France in June 1940.
The cross of Lorraine was officially prescribed as the emblem of the Free France (later the Fighting France) by a regulation of 5 June 1941.
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 Crosses (September 22, 2003), by Bill O'Shea
The cross came to France and during the 100 years war, was kept at Angers under the protection of the Duc d'Anjou, and was known as the Cross of Anjou.
In 1477, the duc de Lorraine placed the double armed cross on his flag and his victory at Nancy that year resulted in the cross being known as the Cross of Lorraine.
In 1940 the Cross of Lorraine was adopted by General Charles de Gaulle as the symbol of the French resistance movement against Nazi Germany.
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 The Patriarchal Cross
The cross was then passed on to his successors as heraldic arms and became known as the Cross of Lorraine.
The Patriarchal Cross is similar to the Latin cross with a smaller crossbeam above the main one.
The Cross of Lorraine originates from the Patriarchal Cross and confusingly, either name is used for either cross form.
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 The Cross of Lorraine: Emblem of the Royal Secret   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
When various members of the House of Anjou plotted to topple the Valois dynasty of France, the symbol of the conspirators was the Cross of Lorraine, the heraldic emblem of René d'Anjou, said by Charles Peguy to represent the "arms of Christ", "the arms of Satan", and, strangely, the blood of both.
Interestingly, the Cross of Lorraine bears an uncanny resemblance to the sigil of Baphomet employed by British Magus Aleister Crowley, and the meaning of the two symbols would appear to be virtually synonymous.
Though they are more frequently associated with the symbol of the red equilateral cross, their true symbol first and foremost was the Cross of Lorraine, and many Templars awaiting death at the stake pursuant to the Friday the 13th persecutions drew the emblem on the walls of their cells.
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 cross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Cross of Lorraine – a symbol of the anti-TB “crusade”
The double-barred cross is a modification of the Cross of Lorraine, which is itself a variation of the Jerusalem, or Patriarchal, Cross.
Godfrey, Duke of Lorraine and a leader of the First Crusade, commandeered the cross in 1099 when he was made ruler of Jerusalem.
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 Minnesota Volunteer Hailed for Leadership and Service
Her mother, a Red Cross nurse, met her father when he was recovering from wounds received in World War I. Their relationship resulted in not only a “Red Cross baby” but an ambitious lifelong volunteer who would have made her mother proud.
Lorraine Johnson, daughter of an American Red Cross nurse, has been a dedicated Red Cross volunteer for more than 60 years, working stints as a CPR instructor, a disaster relief volunteer and trainer, a water safety instructor and as both a chapter and blood drive chair for organization locally.
Lorraine's impact is undeniable, in the last four years alone she has led the collection of enough blood to save or improve the quality of life for nearly 14,000 patients.
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 The Cross of Lorraine
Often referred to as the cross of Anjou or cross of Anjou-Lorraine, it was one of the emblems used by the Dukes of Anjou who became Dukes of Lorraine from 1473 onwards [René II (1451-1508), son of Yolande of Anjou].
Admiral Thierry d'Argenlieu was responsible for the adoption of the cross by Free France in 1940.
In 1972, the Cross of Lorrainewas chosen as the motif for the Charles de Gaulle memorial at Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises (Haute Marne).
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 History and Mission of Lorraine Press
Lorraine Press was established in 1946 by Harry B. Miller.
From the beginning, Lorraine Press was a force in newspaper printing throughout the Wasatch Front.
During the next decades, Lorraine Press evolved into a pre-eminent four-color printer with a full-service post press operation.
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 Definition of cross of Lorraine - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
: a cross with two crossbars the lower one of which is longer than the upper one and intersects the upright below its center; also :
Learn more about "cross of Lorraine" and related topics at Britannica.com
See a map of "cross of Lorraine" in the Visual Thesaurus
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 Cross Christian Lorraine
The Cross of Lorraine is a heraldic cross named after the region in France.
It is the cross of the Greek orthodox Church.
The cross Lorraine denotes the rank of cardinal in the Roman Catholic church, and is a symbol for white lead in alchemical texts.
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 The Cross Of Lorraine Movie, Review, Cast for The Cross Of Lorraine | TVGuide.com
Kelly and Aumont star as French soldiers who are among those who surrender to the Germans at the fall of France in 1940.
Lorre is at his most vicious as the demented Nazi sergeant, tossing a loaf of bread from a full basket onto the dirty floor of a barracks to see the starving prisoners tear at each other for a morse...
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 division 79   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The device of this division is the cross of Lorraine, a symbol of triumph dating back to the victory of the House of Anjou over Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, in the 15th century.
For over five hundred years the double traverse Cross of Lorraine had served as an emblem of victory and freedom for the brave, liberty-loving people of Lorraine and certainly no other emblem could have better represented the history and traditions of the Seventy-Ninth Division.
The insignia of the Seventy-Ninth Division, as officially adopted, consists of a gray Lorraine Cross on a blue shield with a gray border.
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 Northwest Historical Association (NWHA) - WW2 Reenacting Society
His unit had just crossed the Rhine in March 1945 after fighting in the Ardennes against Operation Nordwind, the German winter counter-attack south of the 'Bulge'.
After successes in action WWI in the french province of Lorraine, the division chose the french Cross of Lorraine as its symbol.
In the traditions of France the Cross of Lorraine is a long-standing symbol of victory.
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 French National Symbols: The Cross of Lorraine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Second World War was fought by the Free French under the sign of the Cross of Lorraine, the emblem chosen by the Resistance to distinguish their flag from the tricolour which had been kept by the Vichy Government.
The Cross of Lorraine is therefore used regularly on monuments commemorating the 1940-1945 period, from the greatest monuments to the humblest places marking the fighting in the maquis.
The first President of the Fifth Republic, General Charles de Gaulle (President 1958-59) replaced the Republic portrayed as a woman by the Cross of Lorraine, surrounded by a V for victory, on the medal commemorating his entry into the Elysée Palace.
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 The OCCULT - NACHTKABARETT.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Boyd Rice invoked the cross for this reason particularly, believing it to be the dichotomous union of God and Satan as the traditional cross being combined with the inverted cross lain atop of it.
This theme is inherent in the cross and also in many other symbols all encompassing throughout the occult to the Baphomet, the Freemasonic compass and square, the Hexagram commonly referred to as the Star of David and the Unicursal Hexagram which Aleister Crowley stylized predominantly after the latter two.
The Cross of Lorraine was adopted by The Knights Templar, who took their religious and knightly vows in the presence of the Patriarch of Jerusalem.
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 The Cross of Lorraine
The Lorraine differs slightly from the Patriarchal cross, in that the Cross of Lorraine has two horizontal beams of equal length.
Perhaps this cross was first used in ancient Samaria (now Jordan) as an ideogram for rulership, since it depicted a shepherd's crook.
The cross was then passed on to his successors as heraldic arms.
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 The Cross of Lorraine
The Cross of Lorraine chronicles France's darkest hours of occupation.
As the quiet days of the thirties come to an end, France finds itself at war with Germany for the second time in three decades, only this time defeat brings the stark reality of division and occupation.
Winds of War, we meet the villains, the martyrs, and the heroes of the French Resistance - itself a frail child born from the ashes of bitter defeat.
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 Amazon.com: "Cross of Lorraine": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
For this reason, the double-barred Cross of Lorraine, symbolizing this duality, has come to be associated with the Merovingians.
orange ground overlaid and etched to depict trumpet blossoms and foliage, with cameo signature Daum Nancy with the Cross of Lorraine 21.5in.
The Fighting French, the men who wore the Cross of Lorraine, and who were unprovided with anything apart from the "signs" they bore, could not be satisfied with solutions of this...
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 The Cross of Lorraine
For centuries the doubled-barred Red Cross of Lorraine has been the emblem used by that province in France.
At one of the first International Tuberculosis Congresses held in Berlin in 1902, the assembled delegates decided that because tuberculosis was so rampant they should really declare war on this devastating disease.
The representative from Lorraine suggested that they should take as a symbol the doubled-barred Red Cross of Lorraine as many victories for the French in battle fields of old were attributed to carrying this Red Cross into the fight.
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 Mae Lorraine Cross
Mae Lorraine Cross of Gaithersburg, MD died on Saturday, January 21, 2006 at the Charles County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in La Plata, MD. She was 79 years old.
Miss Cross was known as the family caregiver, especially to her parents.
In addition to her parents, Miss Cross was preceded in death by her sister Dorothy M. Canter; brothers Stanley L. Cross and Raymond R. Cross; devoted friend Albert J. Delfield.
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 Tribute to Lt. Col. William M Cross (RET)
A decorated Veteran of World War II and dedicated Soldier, he served 23 years of active duty in the US Army and lives to this day as a role-model and mentor to his five children, 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Cross resides in Arlington, VA, where he has lived since 1958.
Cross has requested that while viewing this website, let us never forget the sacrifices made by all members of the US Armed Forces, both throughout history and to this very day, in order for the rest of us to live in Freedom.
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 Tribute to Lt. Col. William M Cross (RET)
A decorated Veteran of World War II and dedicated Soldier, he served 23 years of active duty in the US Army and lives to this day as a role-model and mentor to his five children, 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Cross resides in Arlington, VA, where he has lived since 1958.
Cross has requested that while viewing this website, let us never forget the sacrifices made by all members of the US Armed Forces, both throughout history and to this very day, in order for the rest of us to live in Freedom.
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 The Team Ring Magnum PI Cross of Lorraine
He wanted the angle of the bezel's bevel to be steepest at the left and right sides of the cross and then decrease as it reached the top and bottom.
I decided to go ahead and make the casting using the wax model the way it was and make any necessary changes to the angle of bevel in the gold casting during finishing.
Below is one more custom design in 14K yellow and white gold that was completed from a customers brief description.
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