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  House of Bruce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The House of Bruce was a Scottish Royal House in the 14th century.
Bruce's grandfather was also a competitor for the throne in 1292, but his claim was ignored in favour of that of John Balliol.
Robert I of Scotland (Robert the Bruce) who ruled from 1306 to 1329, and claimed the throne as a sixth-generation descedant of David I of Scotland of the House of Dunkeld, and came to the throne during the Wars of Scottish Independence.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/House_of_Bruce   (355 words)

 Robert I of Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bruce was born the first child and eldest son of Robert de Brus, 6th Lord of Annandale (d.
In April 1294, the younger Bruce had permission to visit Ireland for a year and a half, and, as a further mark of Edward's favour, he received a respite for all the debts owed by him to the English Exchequer.
Robert the Bruce died on 7 June 1329, at the Manor of Cardross in Cardross Parish, Dunbarton (the exact location is uncertain and it may not have been very near the modern village of Cardross).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_the_Bruce   (3571 words)

 Bruce Family Lineage / House of Bruce Research
Alexander Bruce, ancestor of the Bruces of Garbot.
Alexander - ancestor of the Bruces of Gartlet and Barbados.
Lewis, Vicar of Rainham, in Essex, and Preacher at Somerset House.
www.brucefamily.com /lineage.htm   (7153 words)

 www.brucefamily.com - Family of Bruce International, Inc. - Bruce Biographies
He was a member of the House of Lords, a respected member of of the Privy Council and gentlemen of the King's Bedchamber (King Charles), Majesty's Lieutenant for the shires of Huntington, Cambridge, and Bedford, one of the commissioners of the office Earl Marshal, and Lord Chamberlain of the household.
Educated in England and France, Thomas Bruce succeeded to the Earldoms of Elgin and Kincardine in 1771, entered the army in 1785, and was successively envoy to the Holy Roman Empire, to Brussels, to Berlin and to the Ottoman Empire.
Bruce served as Australian delegate to the League of Nations and in 1936 was president of the council.
www.brucefamily.com /biopage.htm   (3148 words)

 DLC: Cleaning House by Bruce Reed
Because House members are elected in increasingly polarized districts -- and House rules severely limit debate and amendments, making it harder for members to work out their differences -- the House has become the world's greatest deliberative trash bin.
Sadly, the political ethos of the House is infecting the rest of the body politic.
In the House, Democrats could end up running a great campaign, winning the popular vote, and still falling short of a majority because of the way districts are drawn.
www.dlc.org /ndol_ci.cfm?contentid=253986&kaid=127&subid=176   (830 words)

 Bruce Haack Web- BIO
Bruce Clinton Haack was born May 4, 1931 in Nordegg or Saunders Creek in the Province of Alberta, Canada.
Bruce's father Clark Russell Haack (born in Montevideo, Minnesota)was an accountant for the Brazeau Collieries, and his mother whose maiden name was Bertha Ann Bell (from Novra, Mannitoba) was a schoolteacher.
Bruce applied to the University of Alberta in Edmonton to study music he was rejected because he couldn't notate, or write down, music well enough.
www.brucehaack.com /story.asp   (450 words)

 Bruce Goff's Bavinger House
Bruce Goff might be regard as an organic architect to the extent that his designs emerge directly from considerations of function and site, client and climate.
Bavinger house was Goff's most forceful exploration of the indeterminate manner, clearly differentiating the general, loosely defined volume from the geometric units it contained.
The house, unlike other house, will probably never be ¡¥complete¡¦ because it is intended to keep growing, in a state of flux, with its occupants and I hope it will continue to be inspiring and beautiful to them.
www.freeessays.cc /db/5/avk8.shtml   (4685 words)

 Aboard the Underground Railroad-- Wilson Bruce Evans House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A National Historic Landmark, this house was the home of Wilson Bruce Evans (1824-1898), a leading fl abolitionist and successful member of Oberlin's commercial and educational communities.
This rescue of an escaped slave, who had been captured and was to be taken back to his master in Kentucky, was one of several open and well-publicized confrontations over the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 and was significant in fueling the sectional differences in the United States prior to the Civil War.
Wilson Bruce and Henry Evans were born into freedom in Fayetteville, North Carolina and learned the trade of cabinetmaking and carpentry as young men.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/underground/oh5.htm   (231 words)

 Bruce House Designer Showcase -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
As a supporter of Bruce House our readers will have heard the rumblings about our renovation and addition to the Westboro House and our plans to ask the community for donations to cover costs associated with the project.
Compared to the capital campaigns of hospitals and universities it is a tiny campaign with its target of $105,000.
As part of Bruce House’s We’re Building on it Campaign, we approached a group of Ottawa’s finest interior designers to help us by designing and furnishing the ground floor rooms for the refurbished residence in Westboro.
www.brucehouse.org /building_on_it.html   (558 words)

 Bruce Dickinson's "The Chemical Wedding" reviewed by The House of Shred
Bruce Dickinson pulled no punches with his latest and heaviest release to date, The Chemical Wedding.
Joining Bruce are fellow Maiden alumni Adrian Smith on guitar, and guitarist/songwriter/producer Roy Z providing the solid melodic shredding right along with Smith.
With Iron Maiden being a mere shadow of what it used to be, fans have looked to Bruce to provide their Metal fix, and that he has done with honors.
www.houseofshred.com /reviews/dickinsonrev1.htm   (263 words)

 House wrecker. By Bruce Reed - Slate Magazine
Because House members are elected in increasingly polarized districts and House rules forbid members from working out their differences, the House has become the world's greatest deliberative trash bin.
In June 1996, in a bitter slap to the Republican Senate majority leader's presidential ambitions, a rebellious faction of House conservatives forced their leadership to drop its ideological demand for poison pills that would doom welfare reform and instead work with the White House to negotiate a bill that President Clinton could sign into law.
Bruce Reed, who was President Clinton's domestic policy adviser, is president of the Democratic Leadership Council and editor-in-chief of Blueprint magazine.
www.slate.com /id/2144577/?nav=fix   (2667 words)

 BIOGRAPHIES | CURRENT HOUSE PROJECTS | | THIS OLD HOUSE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Bruce Irving has been working behind the scenes to help create America's favorite home improvement series, This Old House, since joining the team as an assistant back in 1988.
Bruce's work on This Old House earned him a Daytime Emmy Award in 1993-94 for "Outstanding Service Show" and a total of 17 Emmy nominations, including his most recent 2004-05 "Outstanding Service Show" nomination for This Old House.
He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with his wife and two daughters, in a relatively new house that is demanding more and more maintenance, and with a backyard whose horticultural needs let up only in the dead of winter.
www.thisoldhouse.com /toh/tvprograms/currenthp/bios/article/0,16528,420019,00.html   (315 words)

 Evans House
The house, still standing on Vine Street, is representative of the vibrant African-American community in Oberlin.
Wilson Bruce Evans and his brother spent 84 days in jail until prosecutors in Lorain County agreed to halt proceedings against the slavecatchers in exchange for the dropping of charges against the rescuers.
Until November 1996, the house was owned by Dorothy Inborden Miller, the grandaughter of Wilson Bruce Evans by his daughter Sarah and her husband Thomas Sewell Inborden.
www.oberlin.edu /external/EOG/EvansHouse/EvansHouse.html   (367 words)

 Custom Writing on Bruce Goffs Bavinger House
Introduction: Bruce GoffЎ¦s working career spanned sixty-six years, from 1916, when he began working in an architectЎ¦s office, until his death in 1982.
During that time he received more than 450 commissions for buildings and related designs, resulting in more than 500 proposals of which at least 147 were realized.
Waechter, H.H. Ў§The Architecture of Bruce Goff.ЎЁ Journal of the American Institute of Architects, Vol.
www.vipessays.com /termpaper/Bruce_Goffs_Bavinger_House-73166.html   (203 words)

 Bruce   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Robert de Bruce II (1078?-1141), son of Robert de Bruce I, was a companion in arms of Prince David of Scotland, afterward King David I, from whom he received a grant of the lordship of Annandale (now in the region of Dumfries and Galloway).
The English estates of Robert de Bruce II were inherited by his eldest son, whose male line terminated in Peter Bruce (died 1271), constable of Scarborough.
1245) married a niece of William the Lion, thus laying the foundations for the claim of the house of Bruce to the Scottish throne.
home.gci.net /~airloom/bruce.htm   (811 words)

 Bruce Roemmelt for House of Delegates: Virginia's 13th District
Bruce Roemmelt, a dedicated citizen of Prince William County since 1976, began his career in the U.S. Navy, serving a tour of duty in the Vietnam war.
Bruce is an adjunct professor at the George Washingon University...[continued]
Bruce Roemmelt will unveil his comprehensive transportation plan at a September 20 press conference at Old Dominion Speedway in Manassas, Virginia.
www.outletmedia.com /bruce2005/archives/000090.php   (242 words)

 CocoonTech.com -> Open Source dialog with Mr. House, Bruce Winter
Bruce: I'll confess I didn't study the various GPL choices as careful as I should.
Bruce: I suspect there is a pretty good business model in tailoring HA to specific homes.
Bruce: Those were a fine set of questions :) In case you didn't see it, there was a recent interview that might be of some interest by a perl users group at http://www.bit-man.com.ar/en/CaFePMMisterHouse
www.cocoontech.com /index.php?showtopic=3428   (1683 words)

 The house of Bruce
of England, Balliol having disgraced himself and abdicated in 1306, The Bruce asserted his grandfather's claim to the Scottish Crown and was crowned at Scone 27.03.1306, having killed John, the Red Comyn (a nephew of John Balliol by his sister) on 10 February 1306.
In 1334, Thomas Bruce, whose relationship to David II is uncertain, probably some kind of cousin of King Robert's, organised a rising against the English supporters of Balliol who had plaqued the reign of David II.
The Earls of Elgin, descended from these Bruces of Clackmannan and are now acknowledged chiefs of the family.
www.fortunecity.com /bally/leitrim/147/bruce.html   (756 words)

 Berry Hill - The House of Bruce
The main house is flanked to the left and right by an office and a schoolroom which James Coles turned into small scaled-down versions of the mansion with porticos of four columns.
The Bruces had always been industrious and well-to-do people: beginning in seventeenth-century Virginia with George Bruce, who lived in the Northern Neck, down through his line to Charles Bruce of King William County, to Charles Bruce of Soldier's Rest, in Orange County, to James Bruce and James Coles Bruce of Halifax County.
Surviving were James Coles Bruce by his marriage to Sally Coles and Charles, Sarah and Ellen Bruce by his marriage to Elvira Cabell Henry, his second wife being the widow of Patrick Henry, Jr.
www.oldhalifax.com /county/berry2.htm   (1138 words)

In April, 1983 I was illegally removed from juvenile hall and housed in the adult County Jail's infamous snitch tank, the 7000 Module.
There, I was set up (or "booked" [447] in inmate parlance) by three savvy jail house informants who, after I discussed my case and, with one of them, even shared my police reports, all claimed I'd confessed to them [350].
The State's presentation of him to the jury was nothing more than a Potemkin's Village, an elaborate but empty facade cobbled together out of Hughes' obsession for freedom and the State's uncompromising desire to convict, which transformed an ailing six year plea bargain case into a vital, 15 to Life guilty verdict.
www.freebruce.org /s6.htm   (1324 words)

 Bugs in the House - by Bruce Cameron   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
I must carefully ensnare them in a tissue and carry them to the door, flinging them out into the wild -- which may not be safer, but at least spares them from all the yelling.
Bruce Cameron is the humor writer for the Denver Rocky Mountain News.
His book, The 8 Simple Rules for Dating my Teenage Daughter is now available in bookstores and from his web site http://www.wbrucecameron.com Bruce loves to hear from his readers.
www.thecatsmeowpetsitters.com /spot/spot_bugs.html   (695 words)

 Summer House Park,
Bruce Peninsula, Ontario Canada
Summer House Park is a family owned camping resort, established for more than 50 years.
Located on the shores of Miller Lake, in the heart of the Bruce Peninsula, this luxury family campground also has cottage rentals and fully serviced RV sites.
Summer House Park is located in the north Bruce Peninsula, adjacent to the Bruce Peninsula National Park.
www.globaltourism.com /cottage/135.htm   (154 words)

 Bruce Hornsby: Read Bruce's Responses
Hey Bruce I recently acquired 3 posters of your past albums and was wondering if it would be ok to send them to you to sign for me (of course, postage paid for the return to me).
My house is turning into the House of Bruce.
Hi Bruce, With the new 'box set' coming out next year, (very exciting news!!!!) will this be put together in place of the 'Live solo' album which was due out orginally?
www.brucehornsby.com /reply.php?page=62   (1022 words)

 Not PC: Architect v Architect: 'Bavinger House,' by Bruce Goff
Bruce Goff spent his life designing and working simply to delight himself and his clients.
He worked through the war years as an army engineer, delighting in using found materials and 'borrowed' structures to do things with them for which they were never intended, such as this simple chapel built on the cheap using Quonset Huts.
The 'pods' are hung off the wall as it ascends, providing withdrawing, bedroom and study space that can be closed off with curtaining (don't ask, some writers suggest something about goose feathers) but mostly remain open to the whole glorious space in which they hover.
pc.blogspot.com /2006/09/architect-v-architect-bavinger-house.html   (1198 words)

 Cottages for rent Wood Islands Queens Region P.E.I. Bruce Haven Beach House Canada Select **** - Canada cottage rentals
Bruce Haven Beach House, built in the summer of 2003, is a beautiful, oceanfront house that has a breath taking view.
Bruce Haven Beach House is located in Belle River, 5 minutes from the Wood Islands ferry service that connects P.E.I to Nova Scotia.
Bruce Haven is on the right and has a nice beach.
www.cottagesincanada.com /beachhouse/default.asp?lang=e   (397 words)

 Amazon.com: Hot House: Music: Bruce Hornsby   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
But, while "Harbor Lights" is mired in adult-contemporary noodling, "Hot House" kicks the intensity up several notches, and the jazz influences create a hearty, funky musical stew.
Bruce Hornsby are best when he makes the song simple and more down to earth.
Bruce Hornsby has now had a long and varied career as a musician somewhere in between pop, Dead/jamband, and jazz with little detours into bluegrass and rock along the way.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002WT4?v=glance   (1496 words)

 Camping & Cottage Rental - Bruce Peninsula Tobermory Ontario
Situated at the heart of the Bruce Peninsula on the pristine shores of Miller Lake, Summer House Park is a family camping and cottage rental resort you are sure to love!
A short drive from Tobermory and the Bruce Peninsula National Park, our park is nestled among 85 acres of beautiful hardwood forests bordered by the shores of Miller Lake.
Beautifully landscaped grounds, a safe sandy beach, children's programs, nature trails, and a wide variety of recreational amenities are available for your whole family to enjoy.
www.summerhousepark.ca   (184 words)

 Bruce Goff's Struckus House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Struckus house, in Woodland Hills, is the final house designed by Bruce Goff.
Struckus died, so the house is on the market--and at a reduced rate, too.
The family wants to sell to someone who will appreciate the house as a Goff house (read: someone who won't decide to cover the place in stucco or something).
www.deuceofclubs.com /rv/cal222.htm   (127 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Hot House - Bruce Hornsby at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Where Harbor Lights was limited to a smaller band, Hot House takes the swing and jazz and fusion and infuses more horns, stronger drums and ups the beats to near frenzied levels.
Not to ignore the lyrics, though; Bruce, ever the storyteller, blends the tale of a horn player with the music he plays so perfectly that the songs sweeps me away from whatever I'm doing every time I hear it.
Hot House Ball, for being the title track, doesn't reach the same levels as White Wheeled Limousine or Country Doctor in my favorites list but is still a decent song.
www.epinions.com /content_160993939076   (1066 words)

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