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English words that arose in the US A number of words that have arisen in the United States have become common, to varying degrees, in English as it is spoken internationally.
English is also one of the primary languages of Belize (with Spanish), Canada (with French), Cameroon (with French and African languages), Dominica, St. Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (with French Creole), the Federated States of Micronesia, Ireland (with Irish), Liberia (with African languages), Singapore and South Africa (with Afrikaans and other African languages).
English orthography is historical, not phonological, orthography and diverges considerably from the spoken language.
www.websters-online-dictionary.net /definition/english...   (14524 words)

 Internet Family Tree
Upon the accession of King John to the English throne in 1199, troubles recurred with the Scots.
The Scottish Wars for Independence continued to plague the English monarchy, and in 1424 Alnwick Castle was besieged and burned by the marauding Scots.
She gained a first class honours degree in English from the Oxford University and became one of the most militant members of the suffregette movement which campaigned for votes for women.
www.changesurfer.com /Family/PS03/PS03_376.htm   (2920 words)

 The English Family Tree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
During the 15th century, throughout the Wars of the Roses, proof of family relationships played a vital role in the case advanced by claimants to the throne of England.
Knowledge of family tree was equally important to landowners and the gentry, for evidence of property rights guaranteed social standing and acceptance.
Modern-day 'rooties' are seldom attempting to establish rights to title and property but, are genuinely fascinated by the lives of their long departed blood relatives - and in some instances are able to shed light on the processes of past social and geographical changes.
englishculture.allinfoabout.com /features/family-tree.html   (545 words)

 Tudor Dynasty Family Tree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
monarch and his whole family were slaughtered, put...
Family tree maker version software at Surplus CD ROM - the source you need for family and educational software.
The Tudors were a Welsh-English family that ruled England from 1485 to 1603.
www.familytreesite.info /familytree/tudor-dynasty-family-tree.html   (360 words)

 Family history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The great family of Murray or Moray (occasionally in old deeds Murref) is supposed to have descended from Freskine (or Friskin), a Fleming, who settled in Scotland in the reign of David I (1122-1153), and acquired from that monarch the lands of Strathbroch in Linlithgowshire, and of Duffis in Moray.
The family residence of the Duke of Athole is Blair Castle, Perthshire.
A mutual jealousy existed for centuries between the two families, and it came to a head in 1490, when Murray of Auchtertyre was induced to poind certain cattle belonging to the Drummonds, for payment of a debt demanded by the Abbot of Inchaffray.
murraysonline.tripod.com /id5.html   (5348 words)

 Clan/Family Histories
The Earl of Glasgow, head of the family, is said to have bribed poor Jacobites to support the Union of the Scottish and English Parliaments in 1707.
A family with a long and distinguished history that gave its name to the Forsythia plant.
William de Irwin was a neighbour of the Bruce family in Annandale and became armour-bearer and then secretary to Robert the Bruce.
www.rampantscotland.com /clans/clans_index.htm   (1733 words)

 Family Tree genealogy and Scottish clan history from AncestralScotland - Search Results
Although there are no records describing the origin of the family, family tradition entwines the Irvines with the Celtic monarchs of Scotland.
William de Irvine was fortunate in having the Bruces as his neighbors and the Irvines supported this powerful family as armour bearers as well as providing a secretary for King Robert himself.
The next influential battle attended by the Irvines was during WWI when the 22nd Laird fought for the Grenadier Guards.The clan is still represented through a chief who is present on the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs.
www.ancestralscotland.com /clandetails.html?clan=irvine.html   (341 words)

Under that Covenant the monarch is prohibited from using their position for personal material gain of any kind and from making up their own laws and taxes and economic policies; either themselves or their politicians.
Thousands of British people are homeless; some reduced to living in cardboard-boxes and shop-doorways; whilst the queen, who is head of the christian church and also the richest woman on Planet Earth; not only knows about it, but sees it and allows it to continue.
If just Elizabeth Mountbatten's wealth was redistributed back to the people, not counting all the others who have flourished under her and her predecessors' laws, there would be something like £15,000 for every man; woman and child in Britain.
jahtruth.co.uk /britmon.htm   (1535 words)

 Family Tree Bookshop -pontificates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
When we first conceptualized The Family Tree Bookshop, among those truths we held to be self-evident was the belief that those who were involved in family research could benefit greatly from the vast stores of history titles which have co me to print over the last thirty years.
Certainly, we of The Family Tree Bookshop do not condone immoral behavior; yet, at the same time, we hardly believe that someone should be condemned to historical purgatory for partaking of a minor peccadillo and then having it splattered across the records.
The head of family or "lord" made his living from the produce of the estate, or other means, such as stipends or preferments in government, royal appointments, monopolies or whatever.
www.familytreebookshop.com /ponti.htm   (19214 words)

 Rousseau: On the Origin of Inequality: Second Part
This was the epoch of a first revolution, which established and distinguished families, and introduced a kind of property, in itself the source of a thousand quarrels and conflicts.
Thus it is very possible that after their first essays in navigation the islanders brought over the use of speech to the continent: and it is at least very probable that communities and languages were first established in islands, and even came to perfection there before they were known on the mainland.
With regard to agriculture, the principles of it were known long before they were put in practice; and it is indeed hardly possible that men, constantly employed in drawing their subsistence from plants and trees, should not readily acquire a knowledge of the means made use of by nature for the propagation of vegetables.
www.constitution.org /jjr/ineq_04.htm   (6840 words)

 Directory of Royal Genealogical Data   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The date spread of the records is available for those interested, as well as statistics on the ten most popular monarchs, and the most prolific readers top 10.
When you have located individuals you can then follow links to their most immediate family such as parents, spouse or children.
You may also be able to follow links that lead to further data about a person held at in this database or others (even at other sites), or further information such a picture or sound recording.
www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk /public/genealogy/royal   (469 words)

 Medical Histories of English Royalty
It was hanged from a tree, then beheaded (it took eight blows).
At least one geneticist thinks the hemophilia gene arose spontaneously in Victoria, possibly as a consequence of having an older father (he was 52 when she was born) [5a].
Interestingly, she may have benefitted from the deleterious gene she passed to her son and to others: female carriers of the hemophilia gene have (in the 21st century) a 36% lower risk of death from heart attacks [Lancet 2003;362:351-354].
www.doctorzebra.com /prez/a_royalhx.htm   (1910 words)

 info: Wikipedia:Cleanup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Writing implements The English and German versions (and possibly the other versions in different scripts) could be aligned somewhat more.
Originally, the article was an opinion piece by his family member or another supporter.
It suffers from poor English, a somewhat narrow perspective, and a lack of precision.
www.info-malta.com /Wikipedia:Cleanup   (6674 words)

 Barry & Darling Ancient Coins - Sketch of the British Monarchs 1066 to Present
Invades Ireland, beginning English settlement, made Lord of Ireland.
Barons make demands on king, known as Magna Charta, which he signs, limiting the government's right to tax, arrest and infringe religious liberty.
Crowned at age 9, gains rule in 1227 and has reigned longer that any British monarch.
www.ancient-times.com /info/british_monarchs.html   (1100 words)

 Royal Web Sites--Family Tree Magazine
Lineages of Roman emperors and royal genealogies of French, English, Spanish, German and Russian rulers.
Official family trees (in PDF format) of British monarchs through the ages.
For more steps to finding royals in your family tree, see the April 2002 issue of Family Tree Magazine.
www.familytreemagazine.com /articles/apr02/royalsites.html   (236 words)

 Learning Exchange English History Links
This is the site of the English civil war society and apart from giving details of activities and reenactments, it has pointers to other civil war sites including the battle of Naseby and Scottish civil war information from 1638-1746.
A family tree showing the Kings and Queens of England and their families since Tudor times.
There are pages here on all the Tudor monarchs including Lady Jane Grey, and each of the six wives of Henry VIII with a number of portraits.
www.angliacampus.com /education/learnx/subjects/links/his_4.html   (1772 words)

 Muzzall Family Tree
To break this power, which stood in the way of the absolutist type of government that the next two kings of France, Louis XIII and, particularly, Louis XIV, wished to impose on the country, both monarchs instigated new persecutions of the Huguenots, and new civil wars took place.
The French statesman and cardinal Richelieu caused the political downfall of the Huguenots with the capture (1628), after a long siege, of their principal stronghold, La Rochelle.
The total emigration is believed to have been from 400,000 to 1 million, with about 1 million Protestants remaining in France.
www.users.interport.net /d/a/david.muzzall/HUGUEHIS.HTM   (882 words)

 Rivers Peters Family Tree
I,” Edited by: Frederick A. Virkus, F. “A Collection of Family Records with Biographical Sketchs and other memoranda of various families and individuals bearing the name Dawson,” Author: Charles C. Dawson, Joel Munsell.
“Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore, The Codd Family, Vol.
“Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore;,The Blay Family, Vol 3, Pgs.
www.whatcoat.com /bj/PS_SRC.htm   (6861 words)

 Flash Cards - English Monarchs
Without a monument in Leicester, Richard's bones were scattered during the English Reformation.
The period of English history from 1649 to 1653 and from 1659 to 1660 is know as what?
Which English monarch lost the Crown jewels in the marshy area known as the Wash in the county of Norfolk?
www.flashfact.com /decks/english_monarchs/english_monarchs.htm   (3974 words)

 British Royal Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On June 21, 2002 Queen Elizabeth II became the 4th longest reigning monarch in 1,000 years of English History.
The longest reigning monarch was the Queen's great great grandmother Queen Victoria who reigned for 63 years and 216 days from 1837-1901.
Queen Elizabeth II will have to reign until Sept 11, 2015 when she will be 89 years old to better Victoria's record and become the longest reigning monarch.
www.begent.org /history   (165 words)

 family tree - OneLook Dictionary Search
Tip: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "family tree" is defined.
Family Tree : Encarta® Online Encyclopedia, North American Edition [home, info]
Phrases that include family tree: bourbon family tree, british monarchs' family tree, british monarchs family tree, cenel neogain family tree, danish monarchs family tree, more...
www.onelook.com /?w=family+tree&ls=a   (185 words)

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High in his hall th' undaunted monarch stands, And shakes his scepter, and their rage commands; Which did he not, their unresisted sway Would sweep the world before them in their way; Earth, air, and seas thro' empty space would roll, And heav'n would fly before the driving soul.
The monarch, blinded with desire of wealth, With steel invades his brother's life by stealth; Before the sacred altar made him bleed, And long from her conceal'd the cruel deed.
Again the holy fires on altars burn; And once again the rav'nous birds return, Or from the dark recesses where they lie, Or from another quarter of the sky; With filthy claws their odious meal repeat, And mix their loathsome ordures with their meat.
eserver.org /poetry/aeneid-e.txt   (20053 words)

 Amazon.com: The Last English King: Books: Julian Rathbone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Last English King has the primary ingredients for an outstanding historical novel: Harold Godwinson, Edward the Confessor, William the Conqueror and the epic events which culminated in the Battle of Hastings.
The title "the last English king" is quite doubtful: In the battle with Hastings (1066) the last anglo-saxon king Harold Godwinson fell.
Additional visualization by a historical map and a family tree of the kings, would have amounted to to a better understanding and the novel revaluations to know.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0312242131?v=glance   (2323 words)

 British monarchs family tree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This is the British monarchs' family tree including all kings of England and United Kingdom from the Saxons to Elizabeth the present queen.
See also : United Kingdom - List of British monarchs - History of the United Kingdom - England - Wales - Other family trees
Legacy Family Tree/ American Greetings Scrapbooks and More
www.freeglossary.com /Kings_of_England_family_tree   (55 words)

 Sam Sloan's Family Tree - pafg86 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Apparently private citizens; in reality monarchs of the land: Jay Gould with his son George, held by the leading strings; Stickney, of the Northwest Territory; Roberts, of the Pennsylvania Railroad; sleek Depew, echoing the Vanderbilts; Sloan, of the Delaware, Lackawanna, & Western Railroad, and a half dozen more magnates or their accredited mouthpieces.
The family remained there two years when they moved to a house on Chambers Street and later to one of Murray Street near Columbia College.
William Sloan was the first of this family line to come to America; hearrived in New York City about 1821-22, and appears of record for the first time in the N.Y. City Directory for 1823; his residence in therin certified as at No. 152 Chambers Street.
www.samsloan.com /pafg86.htm   (4207 words)

 Sixteenth Century Renaissance English Literature: Background Information
English Literature and Religion - William S. Peterson
Ancient Rome and The English Renaissance Theatre -
Centre for Research in Early English Drama (REED) - University of Toronto
www.luminarium.org /renlit/renaissanceinfo.htm   (1207 words)

 The O'Byrne Files ©  - Genealogical and Irish Family Tree Links
The Donley Family - Genealogy (Fermanagh to Pennsylvania)
The McCutchan Family Tree (Scotland to Ulster to Pennsylvania)
Ancient Ireland and the O'Neill Monarchs (Jill O'Neall Ching).
homepage.eircom.net /~nobyrne/gen2.htm   (456 words)

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