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  The Caballero Years/John Ball and the Peasants Revolt
The Caballero Years/John Ball and the Peasants Revolt
Although John Ball’s birthdate is questionable, his death came as a result of his participation in the Peasant’s Revolt in 1381-82.
John Ball was excommunicated in 1376 for his advocacy of "ecclesiastical poverty and social equality" for priests in direct opposition to the church’s ideas and he was imprisoned at Maidstone by John of Gaunt.
www.shsu.edu /~eng_wpf/history/johnball.html   (675 words)

  John Ball
When the rebels dispersed Ball fled to the midland counties, but was taken prisoner at Coventry and executed in the presence of Richard II on July 15, 1381.
John Ball (1585—1640), English puritan divine, was born at Cassington[?], Oxfordshire, in October 1585.
John Ball (1818—1889), Irish politician, naturalist and Alpine traveller, eldest son of an Irish judge, Nicholas Ball[?], was born at Dublin on the 20th of August 1818.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/jo/John_Ball.html   (722 words)

 Where is John Ball? (1/3)
Ball purports to demonstrate two things in his analysis of these photographs: that the photographs prove that mass executions using poison gas did not occur at Auschwitz; and, that the aerial photographs were tampered with and altered before Dino Brugioni and Robert Poirier released their study of the photographs in 1979.
Ball claims that the shadows of the gas induction ports on the roof of the Krema II gas chamber were drawn on the August 25, 1944 photograph.
Ball claims that the presence of suitably sized holes to the west of the centre beam on the surviving portion of the roof indicates that the holes were added after the capture of Birkenau.
www.nizkor.org /features/ball-challenge   (1813 words)

 John Ball - Wikinfo
John Ball (October 1585 - 1640) was an English puritan divine, born in Cassington, Oxfordshire.
John Ball (August 20, 1818 - October 21, 1889) was an Irish politician, naturalist and Alpine traveller, eldest son of an Irish judge, Nicholas Ball, born in Dublin.
John Ball (December 24, 1861 - 1940) was a prominent English amateur golfer of the late 19th and early 20th century.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=John_Ball&printable=yes   (2541 words)

 John Ball
John Ball (October 1585 - 1640) was an English puritan divine, born in Cassington, Oxfordshire.
John Ball (August 20, 1818 - 1889) was an Irish politician, naturalist and Alpine traveller, eldest son of an Irish judge, Nicholas Ball, born in Dublin.
John Ball (December 24, 1861 - 1940) was a prominent English amateur golfer of the late 19th and early 20th century.
www.teachersparadise.com /ency/en/wikipedia/j/jo/john_ball.html   (856 words)

 John Ball
He gained considerable fame as a preacher by expounding the doctrines of John Wycliffe, but especially by his insistence on the principle of social equality.
When the rebels dispersed Ball fled to the midland counties, but was taken prisoner at Coventry and hanged in the presence of King Richard II on the 15th of July 1381.
Ball, who was called by Froissart "the mad priest of Kent", seems to have possessed the gift of rhyme.
www.nndb.com /people/086/000100783   (198 words)

 John's ball is in the air - The Boston Globe
John could be offered a contract to play for the Revolution, which means low pay and no guarantees of a starting position.
John also is intrigued by South Africa after performing there with the Trinidad and Tobago national team last year.
John, who plays on the left side of defense or midfield with Trinidad and Tobago, performed as a substitute against the US in a 2002 World Cup qualifier at Foxboro Stadium.
www.boston.com /sports/soccer/articles/2004/04/13/johns_ball_is_in_the_air/?page=1   (1058 words)

 John Ball Bunker Mid-Iron
Ball is playing the "dunch" shot made famous by James Braid, who employs it whenever occasion calls for it, from a bunker, from a bad lie on the fairway, or from the rough.
The clubface comes into contact with the ball before the sole of the club reaches the ground, and when the ball is lying on firm ground, the stroke imparts lots of back spin on the ball.
Ball has followed through somewhat, but this is due to the sand giving way before the power of the stroke, but there was no intention or effort on his part to have any follow through, and only such "follow on" as would carry the club-head firmly down into the sand.
www.hickorygolfers.com /swings/johnball/jbbunker.htm   (1259 words)

 John Ball History
In 1925, the city of Grand Rapids honored John Ball by commissioning a statue of him to be placed in John Ball Park.
Upon his death in 1884, John Ball left 40 acres of land to the City of Grand Rapids to be used as a park.
John Ball Park became the official name and the City purchased the land surrounding the original 40 acres to increase its size to 140 acres.
www2.gvsu.edu /~langloic/pro5history.htm   (877 words)

 John Ball's Sermon - Sidebar - MSN Encarta
John Ball's Sermon - Sidebar - MSN Encarta
The rebels freed the excommunicated priest John Ball, who had been imprisoned for his controversial teachings.
According to the disapproving Walsingham, Ball advocated social equality and recited a then-popular rhymed couplet to illustrate that the nobility did not exist at the time of biblical creation when Adam and Eve were spinning and tilling the fields.
encarta.msn.com /sidebar_1741503191/John_Ball's_Sermon.html   (146 words)

 John Ball (priest) at AllExperts
When the rebels had dispersed, Ball was taken prisoner at Coventry, given a trial in which, unlike most, he was permitted to speak, and hanged, drawn and quartered in the presence of Richard II on July 15 1381.
Ball and perhaps many of the rebels who followed him found some resonance between their ideas and goals and those of Piers Plowman, a key figure in a contemporary poem putatively by one William Langland.
Ball put Piers and other characters from Langland's poem into his cryptically allegorical writings which may be prophecies, motivating messages, and/or coded instructions to his cohorts.
en.allexperts.com /e/j/jo/john_ball_(priest).htm   (976 words)

 John Ball (golfer) Information
John Ball (December 24, 1861-1940) was a prominent English amateur golfer of the late 19th and early 20th century.
After winning the British Amateur in 1888, Ball became the first English-born player to win The Open Championship in 1890, and in the same year won his second Amateur, the first to win both titles in the same year.
Ball subsequently won the 1892, 1894, 1899, 1907, 1910, and 1912 Amateurs, a record eight titles in all in addition to two runner-up finishes.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/John_Ball_(golfer)   (99 words)

 PhereSys(TM) Therapeutics Appoints John Ball, MD, As Its Midwest Regional Medical Director - Health - RedOrbit
Ball graduated from the George Washington University School of Medicine and was the Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago before assuming his current positions as Medical Director at Logan Square Dialysis and Chief, Section of Nephrology, at the Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago.
Ball is board certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners, the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Nephrology.
Ball's extensive academic and practical experience will be instrumental in our development of innovative methods of delivering therapeutic apheresis services to hospitals and physician practices.
www.redorbit.com /news/health/273831/pheresystm_therapeutics_appoints_john_ball_md_as_its_midwest_regional/index.html   (483 words)

 Inside UDJ by Editor K.C. Meadows: More on John Ball
Ball, by the way, asked for an opening meeting as is his right under the Brown Act, but the three supervisors refused to discuss their political and personal dirty laundry in public.
Instead, they scheduled a closed meeting about Ball on a day they knew he was scheduled to be out of town having his annual physical as required under his county contract.
Ball went on in his memo to the supervisors to explain that under the law, none of them has any authority to simply add things to the budget or rearrange spending outside a regular board meeting and without a vote of the board.
www.insideudj.com /2006/07/more_on_john_ball.html   (910 words)

 John Ball Biography
John Ball was born in St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
John Ball believed it was wrong that some people in England were very rich while others were very poor.
Ball was with Tyler when he carried out negotiations with Richard II at Mile End on 14th June.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /YALDballJ2.htm   (1014 words)

 John Ball, Wilkinson County, Georgia
John Ball removed to Camden district, South Carolina, just prior to the American revolution, and was living there at the beginning of that struggle.
Only three miles from Ball's ferry lay the dance ground of the Uchees where they were accustomed to dance their war dance and celebrate their victories.
John Ball himself was one of these, though a the time retained his Washington county plantations, and apparently merely moved a short distance across the river from the ferry.
www.georgiagenealogy.org /wilkinson/johnball.html   (1205 words)

 Traveler John Ball Visits Hawaii in 1833.
John Ball was a lawyer, businessman, educator, civic leader, and traveler who was born on the Vermont frontier in 1794.
Ball escaped the life of his father’s farm to study at Dartmouth College.
In 1832 Ball joined an expedition to Oregon, but tiring of Oregon—and suffering from the “ague”he mentions here—he boarded a Hudson Bay Company ship bound for Hawaii (or the Sandwich Islands, as they were called then).
historymatters.gmu.edu /d/6209   (2226 words)

 John Ball: Air Photo Expert?
Finally, as shown in illustration 4 drawn by John Ball, the locations of the four spots neither match the locations nor the size or shape of the two holes that can actually be found today in the collapsed roof of morgue 1 of Krema II.
Ball was finally rejected as a witness by Judge Thomas after he testified on the voir dire.
Ball had the remarkably bad luck to be cross-examined not only by Pearson [the prosecuting attorney] but (informally) by a judge who admitted that he once tried a case where, for two months, the finer points of aerial photography were debated.
www.holocaust-history.org /auschwitz/john-ball   (3254 words)

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Ball suggested that a committee (instead of the national office staff) be formed to review newsletters, consisting of himself, Terry Dunham, the Chapter Coordinator, and two other Board members.
John Ball's detailed sleevenotes take virgin listeners through the symbolism of each stage of the live show recorded at the 12-day Saptak Music Festival in Gujarat in 2004.
John Horgan argues provocatively in his survey response that 'the quest for knowledge is finite, and may be drawing to a close'.
www.lycos.com /info/john-ball--miscellaneous.html?page=2   (525 words)

 John Ball Zoo Society: Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities
The John Ball Zoological Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
John Ball Zoo offers traffic building, high-profile, community contact, sponsorship opportunities.
John Ball Zoo hosts approximately 10 events per season with a variety of themes.
www.johnballzoosociety.org /corporate.php   (349 words)

 Lyr Add: John Ball or John Bull
Here is a link to William Morris's Dream of John Ball.
John Ball was a C14th "Hedge Priest" involved in the English "Peasants' Revolt" of 1381.
As you may know, the song used to be in the DT but was withdrawn at the request of the holders of the American and Canadian rights.
www.mudcat.org /thread.cfm?threadid=50452   (634 words)

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The sum involved was only one pound but John Morris advised the young John Ball to put the money in his pocket.
Ball had accepted prize money and therefore was technically a "professional".
Professor John Murray was born in Scotland and was at the time of this writing a British subject.
www.lycos.com /info/john-ball.html   (463 words)

 Autobiography of John Ball
John Ball (1794-1884) was member of Nathaniel Wyeth's 1832 expedition to the Rockies and the Pacific Northwest.
Ball provides an account of: Sublette's expedition across the plains to the 1832 Pierre's Hole rendezvous, the famous battle with the Blackfeet that occured there, the continuation of Wythe's remaining men to Oregon, and the first settlements in Oregon.
This e-text is derived from the portion of Ball's rather lengthy autobiography that deals with his experiences in the West.
www.xmission.com /~drudy/mtman/html/jball.html   (14701 words)

 Amazon.fr : A Treatise of the Covenant of Grace: Livres en anglais: John Ball   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Amazon.fr : A Treatise of the Covenant of Grace: Livres en anglais: John Ball
John Ball's Treatise of the Covenant of Grace, published in 1645 by his friend Simeon Ash after Ball's death, is a major work on the subject of God's covenant, and comes with recommendations from other leading Puritans such as Edmund Calamy.
John Ball (1585-1640) was a Puritan of Presbyterian persuasion.
www.amazon.fr /Treatise-Covenant-Grace-John-Ball/dp/1846852781   (338 words)

 William Morris - A Dream of John Ball
He left off as one who had yet something else to say; and, indeed, I thought he would give us some word as to the trysting- place, and whither the army was to go from it; because it was now clear to me that this gathering was but a band of an army.
But much happened before John Ball spoke again from the cross, and it was on this wise.
When there was silence after the last shout that the crowd had raised a while ago, I thought I heard a thin sharp noise far away, somewhat to the north of the cross, which I took rather for the sound of a trumpet or horn, than for the voice of a man or any beast.
www.marxists.org /archive/morris/works/1886/johnball/chapters/chapter5.htm   (1638 words)

 Author Autobiography for John Ball or Ball, John   (Site not responding. Last check: )
John Dudley Ball was born in California in 1911 and worked as a pilot, music critic, newspaper columnist, and public relations director before becoming a fiction writer.
Although he penned over 30 novels during his writing career including mysteries, war novels, and adventure stories, his reputation as a novelist is firmly based on his first work, 1965's In the Heat of the Night.
Despite considerable pressure from his publisher, Ball insisted upon making his lead character a fl man, and the book won him praise for its progressive thinking and keen understanding of racial prejudice.
www.ebookimpressions.com /author/8726.html   (210 words)

 The Voice of John Ball
." John Ball, the rebel priest who helped organize and lead the peasant rebellion of 1381, has indeed been a favorite among Anglo-Catholic Socialists, many of whom routinely referred to him as "Blessed" and kept the anniversary of his execution, June 15th, as a saint's day.
There is not a great deal of evidence to indicate that John Ball was a Lollard or a follower of Wycliff, as his enemies charged.
But John Ball held up his hand, and the shout was one and no more.
www.anglocatholicsocialism.org /ballvoic.html   (824 words)

 Born to Wander: Autobiography of John Ball - Kate Ball Powers, Flora Ball Hopkins, and Lucy Ball   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At a time when many people lived their lives within a short distance of their place of birth, John Ball was a remarkable man who traveled the world for the sheer adventure of it.
A trained scientific observer, Ball kept diaries and journals of his travels and used them late in his life to begin writing his autobiography.
Numbered among the town’s leading citizens, he helped organize the Grand Rapids public schools, was one of the founders of the public museum, and bequeathed to the city the forty acres that became the John Ball Park and Zoo.
wsupress.wayne.edu /greatlakes/history/ballbw/ballb.html   (331 words)

 Pirate John Ball   (Site not responding. Last check: )
John Ball was the first pirate to colonize Grand Rapids
Each animal at the John Ball Zoo was captured by John Ball himself, he actually
John Ball was captured by San Diego and was forced to make a zoo there, this is
www2.gvsu.edu /~helmers/johnball.html   (106 words)

 World Golf Hall of Fame Member Profile
In 1927, at the age of 66, Ball attempted to win his 100th British Amateur match, but was defeated in the second round and came up one victory shy of the milestone.
Ball was famous for refusing to carry a niblick, which had the loft of a modern day 8- or 9-iron.
In a bunker, Ball would simply lay open the blade of a mid-iron and float the ball toward the hole with a smooth swing.
www.wgv.com /hof/member.php?member=1019   (569 words)

 A Dream of John Ball--A King's Lesson - Table of Contents
This romantic fantasy published in 1888 centers around the historical figure, John Ball, an English priest living in the fourteenth-century, who delivered revolutionary-type sermons about a classless society.
His sermons inflamed the lower classes to such an extent that he was hanged as a leader of the Peasants' Revolt.
The scholar describes the commercial society of the Industrial Revolution after the decline of feudalism and Ball realizes his vision of an egalitarian society is not fulfilled even in the future.
www.worldwideschool.org /library/books/lit/romance/ADreamofJohnBall/toc.html   (180 words)

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