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  Great Buildings Online - Master Buildings List 2007.0524
Fonthill, by Henry Mercer, at Doylestown, Pennsylvania, 1908 to 1910.
Landerbank, by Otto Wagner, at Vienna, Austria, 1883 to 1884.
Majolica House, by Otto Wagner, at Vienna, Austria, 1898 to 1899.
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 The Avalon Project : Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Documents
The Bull of Pope Adrian IV Empowering Henry II to Conquer Ireland.
Edicts of Augustus and Decree of the Senate on the Judicial Process in Cyrene, 64 B.C. The Establishment of the Duchy of Austria; September 17, 1156
Treaty at Aix Between Louis II and Charles the Bald Concerning the Division of the Kingdom of Lothar II A.D. Treaty between Spain and Portugal concluded at Tordesillas; June 7, 1494
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  Time traveller's guide to Medieval Britain
Henry II The son of Matilda, the energetic Henry is both sporty and bookish.
Henry, who is afflicted with a droopy eyelid and is regarded as an incompetent ruler, is more interested in architecture than warfare, and spends the final years of his reign on the construction of a Gothic abbey at Westminster, in which he is later buried.
Henry VI The peaceable, devout son of Henry V, Henry's mess of a reign is characterised by inertia and mental instability from 1437.
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  Henry II of Austria - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Heinrich (Henry) II, (born 1107, died January 13, 1177), Count Palatine of the Rhine 1140-1141, Margrave of Austria from 1141 to 1156, Duke of Bavaria from 1143 to 1156, Duke of Austria 1156-1177, was a prince from the dynasty of Babenberg.
Until 1143, he was married to Gertrud of Supplinburg, a niece of Emperor Lothar II, from 1148 to Theodora Comnena, a niece of the Byzantine Emperor Manuel I.
Henry's surname Jasomirgott is first documented during the 13th century in the form of Jochsamergott, the meaning of which is unclear.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Claude of France
As the first wife of Francis I, King of France, she was the mother of King Henry II, King of France, and thus grandmother of the last three kings of the Valois line and also of Elisabeth, Queen of Spain, Claude, Duchess of Lorraine, and Marguerite, the queen of Henry IV, King of France.
Henry II (French: Henri II) (March 31, 1519 – July 10, 1559), a member of the Valois Dynasty, was King of France from March 31, 1547, until his death.
Mary was the fifth child of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York, and the youngest to survive infancy.
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 Henry I of Austria - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Margrave Henry I of Austria (died June 23, 1018), was a son of Margrave Leopold I from the Babenberg family.
Henry took his residence in Melk, where Saint Koloman was buried.
His territory was extended by Emperor Henry II, who gave him some land between the Kamp and Morava rivers and in the Wienerwald.
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 Austria - Article about Austria
Austria is a parliamentary representative democracy consisting of nine federal states and is one of six European countries that have declared permanent neutral country neutrality and one of the few countries that included the concept of everlasting neutrality in their constitution.
Maximilian II was one of the older brothers of Maria Antonia Josefa Johanna von Habsburg-Lothringen, Archduchess of Austria from her birth in 1755 to her marriage in 1768.
Austria was the cradle of numerous scientists including physicists Ludwig Boltzmann, Lise Meitner, Erwin Schrödinger, Ernst Mach, Wolfgang Pauli, Richard von Mises and Christian Doppler, philosophers Ludwig Wittgenstein and Karl Popper, biologists Gregor Mendel and Konrad Lorenz as well as mathematician Kurt Gödel.
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 Henry II of France
Henri II (1519-1559), a member of the Valois Dynasty, was King of France from 1547 to 1559.
Henri II was an avid hunter and participant in jousting tournaments.
On July 1, 1559, during a match to celebrate a peace treaty with his longtime enemies, the Hapsburgs of Austria and to celebrate the marriage of his daughter Elizabeth to King Philip II of Spain, King Henri's eye was pierced by a sliver from a shattered lance that penetrated the brain.
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 Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor Summary
Henry was the eldest son of the Emperor Henry III, by his second wife Agnes de Poitou, and was probably born at the royal palace at Goslar.
In 1088, Henry of Luxembourg, an antiking, died and Egbert II, Margrave of Meissen, a longtime enemy of the emperor's proclaimed himself the antiking's successor.
Henry had him condemned by a Saxon diet and then a national one at Quedlinburg and Regensburg respectively, but was defeated by Egbert when a relief army came to the margrave's rescue during the siege of Gleichen.
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 The Probert Encyclopaedia - People and Peoples (H)
Hardicanute (Canute II) was a son of Canute and King of England from 1040 to 1042, and king of Denmark in 1014.
Henry was a son of William The Conqueror and King of England from 1101 to 1135.
Henry VI was son of Henry V and King of England from 1422 to 1461.
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 Austria - Cunnan
Finally, after 48 years of Hungarian rule (907 to 955), the core territory of Austria was awarded to Leopold of Babenberg in 976 after the revolt of Henry II, Duke of Bavaria.
After Duke Frederick II died in 1246 and left no successor, Rudolf I of Habsburg gave the lands to his sons marking the beginning of the line of the Habsburgs, who continued to govern Austria until the 20th century.
During the 14th and 15th century Austria continued to expand its territory until it reached the position of a European imperial power at the end of the 15th century.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Austria
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Austria confronts its dark Nazi past: as a government commission prepares to release an inventory of property stolen from Jews by the Nazis, a new tide of anti-Semitism is sweeping the country.
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 30th Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Frederick was the son of Frederick II, duke of Swabia, and Judith, daughter of Henry IX, duke of Bavaria, of the rival dynasty of the Welfs.
Because of friction between Louis VII and Henry II of England and because the latter was embroiled in an argument with Thomas Becket, Barbarossa decided to form an alliance with Henry II.
Henry, who was married to Mathilde of England, went in exile to King Henry II of England.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Heinrich (Henry) II, (1107 – January 13, 1177), Count Palatine of the Rhine, 1140-1141, Margrave of Austria from 1141 to 1156 and, as Heinrich (Henry) XI, also Duke of Bavaria from 1141 to 1156, Duke of Austria, 1156-1177, was a prince of the Babenberg dynasty.
The new Emperor Friedrich I tried to reach a compromise with the Welfs and endowed the son of Henry the Proud, Henry the Lion, with Bavaria in 1156.
In 1155, Henry founded the Schottenstift monastery in Vienna, in the courtyard of which a statue of him stands to this day.
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 The Austrian Flag
The flag was adopted by Friedrich II., der Streitbare, the last Babenberg as Duke of Austria in the 13th century.
According to legend, Duke Leopold V. of Austria (1157-1194) was involved in a fierce battle during the Crusades.
Austria became one of the marches (the Ostmark) of the Holy Roman Empire after the Battle of Lechfeld in 955, and was given a margrave around 960.
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 Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor Summary
Henry was finally remarried at Ingelheim in 1043 to Agnes, daughter of duke William V of Aquitaine and Agnes of Gévaudan.
Henry gathered an army and went north, where he gave Adalbert of Bremen lands once Godfrey's and oversaw the trial by combat of Thietmar, the brother of Bernard II, Duke of Saxony, accused of plotting to kill the king.
Henry met the pope at Florence and arrested Beatrice, for marrying a traitor, and her daughter Matilda, later to be such an enemy of Henry's son.
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 Patron Saints Index: Saint Leopold III
At age 23 he succeeded his father as margrave (military governor) of Austria.
Married to Agnes, widowed daughter of Emperor Henry IV.
Father of Otto of Freising, who wrote Leopold's biography, and of Duke Henry II of Austria, and step-father to King Conrad III of Germany.
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 Frederick I Barbarossa (c. 1123-1190)
Frederick was the son of Frederick II, duke of Swabia, and Judith, daughter of Henry IX, duke of Bavaria, of the rival dynasty of the Welfs.
Because of friction between Louis VII and Henry II of England and because the latter was embroiled in an argument with Thomas Becket, Barbarossa decided to form an alliance with Henry II.
Henry, who was married to Mathilde of England, went in exile to King Henry II of England.
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 The Baldwin Project: The History of Germany by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Henry was only twenty-two, but from a child he had been trained in all the duties of a King, as well as in all the knightly arts and learning of the times.
Henry was now at the very height of his power, and he was not yet thirty years of age.
Henry went to Italy, and while he was gone Gottfried plotted with the nobles of Lorraine, with the King of France, and with the Dukes of Flanders and of Holland.
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 History of Austria
The necessary spark was the assassination of the Austrian archduke and heir to the throne, Franz Ferdinand in June 1914 in Sarajevo.
Austria’s declaration of war against Serbia marked the beginning of World War I. Emperor Franz Joseph dies in 1916 and after the end of the war in 1918 the first Republic of Austria was established, ending the 640-year old Habsburg dynasty.
After the end of World War II in 1945, Austria was restored to its 1937 frontiers and occupied by the victorious allies – the USA, the Soviet Union, the UK, and France – for a decade.
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 HENRY II - Archontology.org
Henry was the son of Geoffroi "Plantagenêt", count of Anjou, and Empress Matilda, who was the daughter of King Henry I.
Henry was invested with the duchy of Normandy by his father in 1149/1150, and when the latter died (1151) the 18-year-old Henry also became the count of Anjou and Maine and Touraine.
In October 1171 Henry II landed in Ireland to conquer the island and was accepted as overlord by the Irish kings.
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Austria’s accession to the European Union and an assured participation in the European Monetary Union were and remain important preconditions for the future of the economy and employment in Austria.
Austria’s social partnership has proved itself as an important instrument for the location of industry and jobs in Austria, and has contributed thereby to the maintenance of social peace.
Austria accepts her responsibility arising out of the tragic history of the 20th century and the horrendous crimes of the National Socialist regime.
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 Europe's 12th-Century Development by Sanderson Beck
Henry I promised to replace his brother's unjust practices in regard to reliefs paid by vassals to the king, wardships, marriages, and murder fines with smooth and orderly justice, and he invited Anselm to return from exile.
Henry agreed that no one should be invested as a bishop or abbot in England by the king or any lay authority, and Anselm conceded that no one should be deprived of consecration because of having done homage to the king.
However, Henry the Proud's son Heinrich the Lion accompanied Friedrich to Italy and was rewarded for his bravery by being recognized as duke of Bavaria and Saxony, though in 1156 Henry Jasomirgott was placated with part of Bavaria that became the duchy of Austria.
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Philip II, who through his mother was a grandson of King Emmanuel, pleaded his title of heir and sent the Duke of Alva to occupy the country.
Albert of Austria, with the provision that the provinces would be returned to Spain in case there were no children by this union (1598).
Philip II allied himself with the Guises, who were at the head of the League, supplied them with money and men, and on several occasions sent to their relief his great general Alexander Farnese.
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 Henry VII, Holy Roman emperor and German king. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
A minor count of the house of Luxembourg, Henry was elected German king on the death of King Albert I after the electors had set aside the two main contenders, Albert’s eldest son, Frederick of Austria, and the French prince Charles of Valois.
A revolt occurred in Milan, however, when Henry levied taxes on the city to support his army; although the revolt was suppressed, it drove Henry into the Ghibelline camp and precipitated war with the Guelph cities.
Henry VII’s abortive Italian campaign only served to prove the futility of any attempt to revive the ancient imperial policy at a time when the papacy and S Italy were controlled by France and the N Italian towns were autonomous.
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 GlobaLex - The Austrian Legal System and Laws Guide
The Austrian Constitution establishes Austria as a representative, or indirect, democracy with a two chamber parliamentary system, in which the separation of powers principle is recognized.
Austria's formal head of state is the "Bundespraesident" (Federal President), who is directly elected by the populace.
Said principle is expressed more precisely in the principle of contractual and testamentary freedom (Vertragsfreiheit) which includes the freedom (i) over the form of the contract, (ii) the content of the contract, and (iii) to dissolve a contract.
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