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  House of Hanover - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The House of Hanover is a younger branch of the House of Welf, which in turn is a branch of the House of Este.
In 1884, the senior branch of the House of Welf became extinct.
By House Law, the House of Hanover would have acceded to the Duchy of Brunswick, but there had been strong Prussian pressure against having George V of Hanover or his son, the Duke of Cumberland, succeed to a member state of the German Empire, at least without strong conditions, including swearing to the German constitution.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/House_of_Hanover   (803 words)

  
 Hanover, house of - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Hanover, house of ruling dynasty of Hanover (see Hanover, province), which was descended from the Guelphs and which in 1714 acceded to the British throne in the person of George I.
George was the grandson of James I's daughter Elizabeth, queen of Bohemia, and the son of Sophia, electress of Hanover, and his succession to the throne was based on the Act of Settlement (1701).
Ernest Augustus, son of George III, became (1837) king of Hanover and was succeeded by George V, who lost the crown in 1866.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-hanoverh1.html   (336 words)

  
 Hanover House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The house was moved to the university campus in 1941.
Adjacent to the house is a garden of heirloom vegetable plants that have been handed down through generations of local families.
The Hanover House and heirloom garden are located in the S.C. Botanical Garden on the Clemson University campus at the intersection of Highway 76 and Perimeter Road.
clemsonews.clemson.edu /WWW_releases/1999/BTS1999/Hanover_House.html   (318 words)

  
 New York Architecture Images-INDIA HOUSE
The Square, Hanover Street, and the Hanover Bank (the first occupant of 1 Hanover Square), all take their name from the House of Hanover, the German family that became the rulers of Great Britain in the early 18th century.
Typical of the early structures in what is now Hanover Square was the house built in the mid-17th century by Burger Jorissen, on the west side of the square, at the corner of present-day William Street.
It originally housed the Hanover Bank, founded in 1851 and named for its location on the square; in the same building were W.R. Grace and Co., and the New York Cotton Exchange.
www.nyc-architecture.com /LM/LM033-INDIAHOUSE.htm   (2825 words)

  
 Hanover Tavern Foundation- History
The rail line was opened from Richmond to the South Anna River in Hanover County in February 1836, to Ruther Glen in June of that year, and to the outskirts of Fredericksburg in December 1836.
The impact on Hanover Court House and the Tavern was significant.
For a time, Hanover Depot and other stations along the way provided commuter rail service to Richmond, but the automobile doomed this traffic after the war, and the commuter trains were taken off in 1948.
www.hanovertavern.org /pages/history.htm   (1570 words)

  
 World Book || House of Hanover (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab3.cs.columbia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Protestant House of Hanover took over the British throne at the invitation of the British Parliament.
Victoria had not been able to inherit the electorate of Hanover as long as a male relative was still living.
When Victoria married she took the surname of Saxe-Coburg and began a new royal house, of which her son Edward was the first monarch.
www.worldbook.com.cob-web.org:8888 /features/queen/html/hanover.htm   (656 words)

  
 House of Hanover (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab3.cs.columbia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The House of Hanover (the Hanoverians) were a German royal dynasty which succeeded the House of Stuart as kings of Great Britain in 1714.
However, the current British monarch is a direct descendant of George I, and the Act of Settlement requires the monarch to be a Protestant descendant of Sophia, Electress of Hanover.
Hanover Square in downtown New York City is also named for the family.
house-of-hanover.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (372 words)

  
 BuildingGreen.com - EBN 7:2 - New Hampshire House Pushes the Energy Performance Envelope
This house may not win any architectural design awards—its boxy, utilitarian design echoes the Yankee values personified by its designer—but the “Hanover House” is indeed ground-breaking.
The floor plan of the Hanover House is simple and practical.
While the Hanover House is highly impressive from an energy standpoint, Rosenbaum identified a number of opportunities for even greater savings.
www.buildinggreen.com /features/hanover/hanoverhouse.html   (1603 words)

  
 Martha's Vineyard Accommodation Hanover House - 800 -339-1066 - Vineyard Haven Bed & Breakfast
The Hanover House, a recognized Three Diamond AAA Inn, provides a great value for guests with the charm of a country home and the convenience of a village inn.
When you are done, take advantage of the Hanover House's location to enjoy all the Island's activities in Vineyard Haven, and the other Island Towns: tours, biking paths, shopping, theater, restaurants, library, historical sites and museums, sailing, windsurfing, swimming, fishing, tennis, golf and horseback riding facilities.
The Hanover House is owned and operated by Steve Perlman, a retired academic and business man. As the son of an academic, Steve grew up spending his summers on the Vineyard.
www.hanoverhouseinn.com   (365 words)

  
 Indicators of Energy Efficiency: Hanover Park House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Hanover Park house is one of many houses designed and built by Bigelow Homes, an Illinois builder of energy-efficient houses.
The company guaranteed a maximum dollar amount for space heating energy consumption for this and other houses it built (see links to related articles at the end of this profile), but it took no special measures to reduce the consumption for water heating or appliances.
The house was completed in the summer of 1992 and two adult occupants moved in shortly afterward.
eetd.lbl.gov /buildings/alan/indicators99/profiles/hanoverpark   (342 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - British Royal History - The Hanoverian Monarchs
The Houses of Hanover and Saxe-Coburg-Gotha by John Clarke, Jasper Ridley, and Antonia Fraser.
Blood Royal: The Illustrious House of Hanover by Christopher Sinclair-Stevenson.
An intimate portrait of the kings of the House of Hanover.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England/Hanover   (718 words)

  
 Hanover House of - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Hanover, House of, British royal house of partly German stock that occupied the throne of Great Britain from 1714 to 1901.
Hanover received a charter in 1241 and became a member of the Hanseatic League in the late 14th century.
In May 1707 the Scottish Parliament voted itself out of existence, and Scotland became part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, with a single...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Hanover_House_of.html   (115 words)

  
 The History of Clemson University -- The Hanover House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Hanover was built in 1716 for French Huguenot Paul de St. Julien in Berkeley County, South Carolina.
It stood on the main campus until it was relocated to the South Carolina Botanical Garden in 1994.
Reminiscent of Colonial Williamsburg, Hanover is preserved today as a monument of early French Colonial architecture.
www.clemson.edu /welcome/history/hanover.htm   (319 words)

  
 Hanover Fire Safety House - Hanover Fire Department - Hanover, Pennsylvania
The Fire Safety House Program is run solely on donations and our sole purpose is to teach individuals about fire safety, burn prevention, and fire escape techniques.
Our Fire Safety House is equipped with a kitchen, bedroom, and living room which feature the types pf dangers you should look for.
In addition, the house fills with non-toxic smoke to teach individuals to crawl to safety.
www.borough.hanover.pa.us /images/hanover/hbfire2.html   (129 words)

  
 Loryn's British Royalty Page - The House of Hanover
The first English king of the House of Hanover, he was the son of Ernst Augustus, Elector of Hanover, and Sophia, granddaughter of James I of England.
The first Hanoverian to be born and educated as an Englishman, George was primarily interested in England instead of Hanover.
Died at Windsor of the effect of obesity on the heart, suffering from dropsy, gout, gall stones, and blindness, and overdosed with laudenum
www.angelfire.com /md/royalty/hanover.html   (1131 words)

  
 House of Hanover Quizzes and House of Hanover Trivia -- FunTrivia
House of Hanover Quizzes and House of Hanover Trivia -- FunTrivia
See if you know who were the Royal Consorts of each member of the House of Hanover.
The House of Hanover reigned in the UK from 1714-1901.
www.funtrivia.com /quizzes/people/uk_royals/house_of_hanover.html   (564 words)

  
 CFO at Hanover House Resigns
Blue's resignation effective March 8 comes less than one month after Hanover's Feb. 16 delisting from the American Stock Exchange for failure to file Form 10-Q for the period ending Sept. 24, 2004 and for incurring net losses for the fiscal years ending in December 1999 through 2003, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Hanover said it is cooperating with an informal inquiry of the SEC to prepare and reissue financial statements for the fiscal years ending in December from 1999 through 2003.
In a prepared statement, Hanover said it intends to work closely with its outside auditors to finalize these financial statements.
directmag.com /news/hanover031505/index.html   (388 words)

  
 147 Fifteenth Street - 11/12-A Hanover House - spectacular 2-story, 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo for sale at Midtown ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
This is a spectacular 2-story, 2 bedroom, 3 bath condo for sale at Hanover House (part of the Colony Square complex) in Atlanta's Midtown neighborhood.
Hanover House is part of the Colony Square complex.
This house is located at 147 Fifteenth Street (at Peachtree Street) in the Midtown/Ansley Park neighborhood of the City of Atlanta (Fulton County).
www.showing247.com /11-12hanover   (1047 words)

  
 Hanover House Inn|Vineyard Haven - Read the OpenView on Hanover House Inn - know what the web knows about Hanover House ...
The Hanover House Inn, in Vineyard Haven, is a 2 star budget b&b that has historical color, features great views, and caters to a hip crowd.
Other local places to consider are Doctor's House Bed and Breakfast of Martha's Vineyard and Greenwood House Bed and Breakfast.
The Hanover House is an inn style bed and breakfast while The Clark House is a traditional home-style bed and breakfast.
www.openlist.com /hotels-view-hanover_house_the.htm   (446 words)

  
 BBC - History - Overview: Empire and Sea Power, 1714 - 1837 (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab3.cs.columbia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In 1714, George, Elector of Hanover, became king in accordance with the Act of Settlement, 1702.
The act stipulated that, after the death of the childless Queen Anne (the last legitimate Stuart monarch) the British monarchy should be Protestant and Hanoverian.
George I spoke no English and was as much concerned, if not more so, with fostering the interests of Hanover as with giving full attention to his role and duties in Britain.
www.bbc.co.uk.cob-web.org:8888 /history/british/empire_seapower/overview_empire_seapower_01.shtml   (314 words)

  
 Hanover House Bed & Breakfast - Newark, Ohio - BBOnline.com / Weddings
Come stay in a grand 1860's English country house on 16 acres near the Longaberger Golf Club.
A tent, music, dance floor, flowers, catering, and all particulars can be arranged either by you or by Hanover House.
Indoor wedding prices include use of Hanover House’s entire ground floor: two large sitting rooms, grand formal dining room, spacious additional dining area, wetbar, gourmet kitchen, library, large screened-in veranda, outdoor deck, and ample parking.
www.bbonline.com /oh/hanoverhouse/weddings.html   (492 words)

  
 Newark, Ohio Bed & Breakfast - Hanover House - BNBlist.com
Hanover House Bed and Breakfast was built in the 1860's with later additions.
The house features a parquet floor foyer, panelled doors, exposed cherry beams, and a cherry mantle surrounding the family room fireplace.
The quiet elegance of Hanover House can also provide a charming, relaxed atmosphere for Group Meetings, Conferences, or Lectures, with a catered additional meal possible.
www.bnblist.com /oh/hanover_house   (476 words)

  
 The Royal House of Hanover quiz -- free game
As stated before, the House of Hanover came to the throne of Great Britain in 1714.
Princess Sophia Dorothea Hanover of Great Britain was the only daughter of George I Louis Hanover of Great Britain.
George IV Augustus Hanover of Great Britain is known for having married a divorced Roman Catholic without the permission of his father.
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=158117   (573 words)

  
 House of Hanover
In the Neville family are people whose descent from Edward III involves only 1 pass through a female line.
And in the Somerset family are people with a direct male-line descent from Edward III and the medieval House of Plantagenet (no passes at all through female lines).
Nowhere is this illustrated more clearly than in the extraordinary succession of the House of Hanover.
humphrysfamilytree.com /Royal/hanover.html   (313 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - house of Hanover (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - house of Hanover (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
house of Hanover, British And Irish History, Biographies
See A. Redman, The House of Hanover (1960, repr.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/H/HanoverH.html   (299 words)

  
 Hanover House Inn
The Hanover House provides our guests with the charm of a country home and the convenience of a village inn.
In its present form, the Hanover House is a recognized three diamond AAA Inn.
Regardless of your travel needs, if you are on a family trip, vacation with a friend, business trip, or romantic getaway, one of our nicely appointed rooms will meet your travel needs.
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 house of Hanover — FactMonster.com
Hanover, house of, ruling dynasty of Hanover (see
George was the grandson of James I's daughter Elizabeth, queen of Bohemia, and the son of
, electress of Hanover, and his succession to the throne was based on the Act of
www.factmonster.com /ce6/people/A0822647.html   (240 words)

  
 Best Western Hanover House Hotel, Virginia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab3.cs.columbia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Best Western Hanover House provides the most central and conveniently located accommodations in Virginia.
We are situated at the crossroads of Virginia's major interstate system and still provide a rural atmosphere of a historical and recreational experience.
The Best Western Hanover House is the perfect place for your day trips to the beach, mountains, amusement parks, historical areas, and Washington, D.C. We are 10 miles north of Richmond and 10 miles south of Paramount Kings Dominion.
www.comevisitashlandva.com.cob-web.org:8888 /hotels/best-western-hanover-house.htm   (124 words)

  
 Lahontan Valley News and Fallon Eagle Standard - Opinion
In the early 1700s, Hanover was one of many small German "states." By the intricacies of European royal intermarriage, the ruling family of Hanover became allied with the English monarchy.
When "Good Queen Anne" died in 1714 with no heir, the royal succession fell upon the protestant German princes of the House of Hanover.
George III was on the British throne in 1776.
www.lahontanvalleynews.com /article/20060705/Opinion/107050029   (757 words)

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