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  House of York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The House of York was a dynasty of English kings.
The House was involved in the Wars of the Roses, an intermittent civil war which affected England and Wales during the 15th century.
The opponents of the House of York were the House of Lancaster.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/House_of_York   (244 words)

  
 World Book || House of York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
York is a branch of the English royal family of Plantagenet.
The House of York won the English throne from the House of Lancaster during the Wars of the Roses (1455-1485).
In December 1460, the Duke of York was killed at the Battle of Wakefield.
www.worldbook.com /features/queen/html/york.htm   (292 words)

  
 YORK (HOUSE OF) - Online Information article about YORK (HOUSE OF)
" prince, or chief of the house," from O.H.G. heim, the Eng.
March came from the Mortimers, and the dukedom of York and the earldom of Cambridge from his paternal ancestry.
history of the house of York ends, for its claims were henceforth merged in those of the house of Tudor.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /YAK_ZYM/YORK_HOUSE_OF_.html   (1249 words)

  
 YORK (HOUSE OF) - LoveToKnow Article on YORK (HOUSE OF)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The stained glass both in the cathedral and :n other churches of the city is particularly noteworthy; its survival may be traced to the stipulation made by the citizens when surrendering to parliament in the civil wars that it should not be damaged.
Next to the cathedral, the most interesting building in York is St Mary's Abbey, situated in Museum Gardens, founded for Benedictines by Alan, lord of Richmond, in 1078, its head having the rank of a mitred abbot with a seat in parliament.
St William's College, near the minster, was founded in 1453 as a college for priests holding chantries in the minster; its restoration as a church house and meeting-place for convocation was undertaken in 1906.
www.1911ency.org /Y/YO/YORK_HOUSE_OF_.htm   (905 words)

  
 house of York
York, house of, royal house of England, deriving its name from the creation of Edmund of Langley, fifth son of Edward III, as duke of York in 1385.
The marriage of the Lancastrian Henry VII to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Edward IV, united the houses of York and Lancaster.
York, Edmund of Langley, duke of - York, Edmund of Langley, duke of, 1341–1402, fifth son of Edward III of England.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/people/A0853115.html   (278 words)

  
 The House of York
Born in Dublin, George was the sixth son of Richard, Duke of York, and Cicely Neville.
The eldest son of Richard, Duke of York and Cecily Neville, Edward was born in Rouen, France, on April 28, 1442.
As badges, he used the white rose of York, the sun in splendour, and the white rose en soliel, as well as the lion, the bull and the hart, the falcon and fetterlock of the dukes of York, and a white rose incorporating red petals, a forerunner of the Tudor rose.
www.richard111.com /house_of_york.htm   (14089 words)

  
 York Chapter House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The vestibule of the chapter house, where Kempe waited for her interview, shows an elegantly arched entrance with two doors, surviving with their late 13th-century ironwork.
The shrine mentioned by Kempe was that of Archbishop William of York, whose body was transferred from his tomb in the Minster's nave to the choir in 1284 (the shrine was replaced in 1472 by a larger structure now surviving in remnants).
York, Chapter House, 1280s, rear of entrance wall showing blind tracery that was originally painted to look like the windows.
www.holycross.edu /departments/visarts/projects/kempe/parish/yorkchapterhouse.htm   (989 words)

  
 Treasurer's House | York tourism guide and tourist information | YORKinsideOUT
Originally the home of the Minster's Treasurer, the Treasurer's House may be found behind the Chapter House on the north side of the cathedral.
However, the house did not escape the great fire of York in 1137 and was unfortunately burned down.
Although the major part of the house was rebuilt in the 1600s, touring around the building one cannot help but feel that you are going on a journey though time, so many are the different architectural styles.
www.thisisyork.co.uk /york/insideout/attractions/treasurers_house.html   (269 words)

  
 House of York --  Encyclopædia Britannica
a cadet branch of the house of Plantagenet (q.v.).
fourth surviving legitimate son of King Edward III of England and founder of the House of York as a branch of the Plantagenet dynasty.
The reign of the House of Plantagenet ended in the final battle of the Wars of the Roses, fought between the Lancaster and York families.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9078021   (801 words)

  
 York, house of on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
YORK, HOUSE OF [York, house of] royal house of England, deriving its name from the creation of Edmund of Langley, fifth son of Edward III, as duke of York in 1385.
The royal members of the house of York were Edward IV, Edward V, and Richard III.
NEW YORK, NY -- A news helicopter lies on the roof of a Brooklyn, New York, apartment house after crashing on Tuesday, May 4, 2004.
encyclopedia.infonautics.com /html/Y/York-hou.asp   (959 words)

  
 freedomhouse.org: Home
Freedom House, a non-profit, nonpartisan organization, is a clear voice for democracy and freedom around the world.
February 07, 2006 — In collaboration with the Iraq Foundation, Freedom House conducted a workshop on the new Iraqi constitution November 7-10 in Amman, Jordan.
January 24, 2006 — For the second consecutive year, Freedom House has organized a coalition of Jordanian non-governmental organizations and national institutions to raise awareness and call for the prevention of violence against women and an end to family violence.
www.freedomhouse.org   (461 words)

  
 Spark Steak House New York
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York city's lower a strip mall be redeemed he wrote.
www.cheetahresearch.co.za /house/spark_steak_house_new_york.html   (831 words)

  
 York House
York House is a community-based correctional treatment program designed to offer TYC youth ages 16 to 21 years old an opportunity to transition back into society as more responsible young men.
York House has 18 full-time and two part-time employees including juvenile correctional officers, office support staff, food service staff, caseworker and administrative staff.
York House also utilizes volunteers from the community to enhance the opportunities for the youth.
www.tyc.state.tx.us /programs/york   (234 words)

  
 New York City, New York Bed and Breakfast Inn - 1871 House (a New York style Bed and Breakfast) - New York Lodging - ...
1871 House (which would otherwise be considered a bed and breakfast however offers no morning meal) is officially classified as a bed and breakfast by the City of New York, however is not considered to be one in the traditional way.
Located at the southern end of the Upper East Side, the house is nestled among stylish brownstones and stately Townhouses on a beautiful tree-lined residential block.
Because the 1871 House is at the epicenter of a chic & bustling neighborhood, many of the Upper East Side's finest restaurants are in close proximity as are Madison Avenue's chic boutiques and stylish cafes.
www.1871house.com   (647 words)

  
 Wars of the Roses: House of York
One of the major causes of the Wars of the Roses was the conflict over the line of royal succession.
Both the house of York and the house of Lancaster were descended from Edward III.
Richard, duke of York, had a dual claim to the throne, one through his mother and one through his father.
www.warsoftheroses.com /york.cfm   (117 words)

  
 British Province of Carmelite Friars - York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This house grew to be the head of the northern distintion (the medieval province was divided into areas called distinctions) and over the years it produced some notable friars.
Along with the rest of the religious houses our friary was taken by the Crown in 1538 when the then Prior, Simon Clerkson signed the deed of surrender on 27th November.
All that remains of the medieval house is a line of stone building which forms the foundation of a brick wall in Blackhorse Passage.
www.carmelite.org /york.htm   (353 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL HOUSE NY
HOUSE SOUTH AFRICA INITIATIVE - The generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has played a significant role in increasing the number of South African students at International House.
Decorated and furnished in part with proceeds from the 2004-05 Resident Member Gift campaign, the space is called HR Commons after legendary I. House figure Herman Rottenberg.
I. House is amazing — I have new friends from all over the world, and every night there’s a program, speaker or recital.
www.ihouse-nyc.org   (305 words)

  
 Turnberry House, York,
Turnberry House is a period Edwardian property which has been lovingly refurbished to the highest of standards.
If you are visiting York on either business or pleasure, you are assured of a warm and friendly welcome from Chris and Karin.
There is excellent and regular public transport plus a pleasant riverside walk into the city centre and very close by are the university, Imphal Barracks, Fulford golf course and the famous York racecourse.
www.4travelplanner.com /228695-turnberry_house.htm   (449 words)

  
 Welcome to York House Bed and Breakfast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Located only a short stroll from the heart of one of Europe's most historic cities, York House is the perfect base for a visit to beautiful York and the surrounding area.
Family owned and run this Georgian house offers guests individually decorated rooms featuring all the modern conveniences you could possibly need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay.
We also have a beautiful conservatory and breakfast room overlooking the gardens and a patio area which guests are free to relax in.
www.yorkhouseyork.com   (100 words)

  
 York House School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is a privilege and a pleasure to be the Headmaster of this fine school which is set in magnificent surroundings and which has a long tradition of excellence.
York House is a well-established school, with firm foundations in traditional values whilst at the same time being innovative and forward looking.
It would be a pleasure to show you round and introduce you to children and staff, so that you may experience for yourself all that is excellent at York House.
users.aol.com /yhschool   (233 words)

  
 Gothamist: Open House New York
The Gothamist Forum is a New York City bulletin board.
New York Marble Cemetery is on 2nd Ave between 2nd and 3rd.
New York City Marble Cemetery is around the corner on 2nd St between 1st and 2nd Aves.
www.gothamist.com /archives/2004/10/08/open_house_new_york.php   (699 words)

  
 The York House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As a guest of The York House, you will find our elegant accommodations to be spacious, private, and comfortable.
The York House is located between Mountain City and Dillard, a quarter mile off highway 441.
The York House Inn rooms are non-smoking, but smoking is allowed on the porches.
www.gamountains.com /yorkhouse   (431 words)

  
 Canterbury House B&B, York Harbor, Maine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Spacious, bright, meticulously renovated to enhance its turn- of-the-century magnificence, Canterbury House is dedicated to a renewal of the quality of life from yesterday's past.
Open to the public are many landmarks, buildings and historic houses.
The Canterbury House is located in the heart of York Harbor, 15 minutes north of Portsmouth, N.H. Just take I-95 north to the York exit (Exit 4, before toll plaza).
www.chickadee.com /bbyorkme/canterbury_house/canterbury.html   (300 words)

  
 Slavs of New York!: Open House New York (cellphone) photoblog
Open House New York ended yesterday after opening more than 150 site to the public free of charge over the weekend.
As previously mentioned on Slavs of New York, there were several sites of interest to the local Slavic community.
The middle one is St. Tikhon, who moved the seat of the Church from San Francisco to New York in 1903, and to his left is St. Raphael of Brooklyn.
nycslav.blogspot.com /2005/10/open-house-new-york-cellphone.html   (331 words)

  
 Tibet House U.S. Website - www.tibethouse.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
ABOUT TIBET HOUSE US In 1987, at the request of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, Richard Gere, Philip Glass, Robert Thurman, among others founded Tibet House for the sake of preserving and presenting Tibetan Culture by means of educational programs, exhibitions of art, publications, conferences and the like.
The ultimate aim is to establish a permanent institution to represent Tibets' displaced and endangered civilization with its' unique devotion to the spiritual potential of all human beings.
This House Is On Fire - The Biography of Shri Dhyanyogi
www.tibethouse.org   (607 words)

  
 Scandinavia House - The Nordic Center in America
In an exclusive New York performance in Victor Borge Hall, H.E. Jan Eliasson, former Swedish Ambassador to the U.S. and President of the sixtieth session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, and renowned pianist Per Tengstrand will pay tribute to one of the greatest Swedes in modern history, Dag Hammarskjöld.
Composer, conductor, humorist, and discoverer of PDQ Bach.
Scandinavia House features regular programs for children and families in the Heimbold Family Children’s Learning Center, a colorful, welcoming environment where children ages 3 to 10 and their caregivers can learn about the history and culture of Scandinavia through books, toys, workshops, and parties.
www.scandinaviahouse.org /programs.html   (5584 words)

  
 Rhinebeck New York- Veranda House Bed and Breakfast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is situated in the center of the downtown area of this charming 210 year old town, which is located in the heart of the Hudson Valley.
The house is furnished with exquisite American and English antiques and a collection of beautiful paintings.
The Village of Rhinebeck, New York, 90 miles north of New York City, is in the heart of the Hudson River Valley with its grand historic homes, hiking, wineries, antiques and historic driving tours.
www.verandahouse.com   (326 words)

  
 Jumeirah Essex House - New York - Jumeirah
Built in 1931, the Essex House is a well-known feature of Manhattan, recognised throughout the world as a model of graceful elegance and art-deco sophistication.
Ideally located in the heart of New York City, Jumeirah Essex House offers an unbeatable location that has lured dignitaries, celebrities and world leaders for years.
Enjoy our stylish setting, nestled between the beauty of Central Park and the buzz of Broadway, and surround yourself in elegance and style.
www.jumeirahessexhouse.com   (107 words)

  
 Soho House New York Bar in New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Soho House brand crosses the pond to New York and opens a boutique hotel/club covering six floors in the cool Meatpacking District.
I was lucky enough to spend five nights in Soho House over the new year period and I have to say myself and all the group who were with me fell in love with the place.
The New York version is definitely a lot better than the Soho House in London and it's great to have a change from the pushy environment in many New York bars, being surrounded by attractive, relaxed and friendly people.
www.worldsbestbars.com /city/new-york/soho-house-new-york-new-york.htm   (700 words)

  
 Hephzibah House
The Hephzibah Ministry was founded in 1893 by women as a training school for women interested in Christian ministry both in New York City and the world at large.
The word Hephzibah (pronounced Hep-zi-bah) is from the Bible, found in Isaiah 62:4 and means "thou shalt be called Hephzibah.
Then an additional chapter was written so it could be updated with information and the blessings of God on a little brownstone on the west side of New York City and a staff dedicated to the building of the Kingdom of God.
www.hhouse.org   (224 words)

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