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  Isle Of Man - LoveToKnow 1911
The predominant feature in the stratigraphy of the Isle of Man is, in the words of G. Lamplough, 1 " the central ridge of slate and greywacke, which seems to have constituted an insulated tract at as early a date as the beginning of the Carboniferous period.
Briefly, then, the climate of the island may be pronounced to be equable and sunny, and, though humid, decidedly invigorating; its rainfall, though it varies greatly, is excessive in the populous districts; and its winds are strong and frequent, and usually mild and damp.
Fauna.-Like Ireland, the Isle of Man is exempt from snakes and toads, a circumstance traditionally attributed to the agency of St Patrick, the patron saint of both islands.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Isle_Of_Man   (6517 words)

 Stanley (Family) - LoveToKnow 1911
He bought out their rights in the Isle of Man, and, by his marriage with a sister and co-heir of the 18th earl of Oxford, acquired a claim to the great chamberlainship, which he advanced in 1626 and which was renewed by their descendants.
Although the present wealth of the Stanleys is largely derived from the great industrial development of Lancashire, they were already a power to be reckoned with in that county and in Cheshire at the time of the Wars of the Roses, and have held a leading position ever since among English nobles.
Their eldest son, Edward John Stanley, 2nd baron (1802-1869), entered the House of Commons in 1831 and became undersecretary to the home department in 1841, patronage secretary to the treasury from 1835 to 1841, paymaster-general in 1841, and under-secretary for foreign affairs from 1846 to 1852.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Stanley_(Family)   (820 words)

 John Stanley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John I Stanley of the Isle of Man (c.1350 - 1414), Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, King John I Stanley of the Isle of Man
John II Stanley of the Isle of Man (c.1386 - 1437), Knight of the Garter, King John II Stanley of the Isle of Man
John Stanley (chief secretary), Chief Secretary for Ireland in 1713-1714
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Stanley   (164 words)

 John I Stanley of the Isle of Man - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir John Stanley, King and Lord of Man and the Isles (c.1350 - 1414), the first of that name, was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland and titular King of the Isle of Man.
In 1405 he was granted the tenure of the Isle of Man under the title of King by Henry IV, which had been confiscated from the rebellious Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland.
This biography of a peer or noble of the United Kingdom, or its constituent countries, is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_I_Stanley_of_the_Isle_of_Man   (154 words)

 John - Hearer of the Heart - Mighty in Spirit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
John’s heart was broken not only because his Savior, his Lord, and his Friend hung limp before him, but also because the grieving woman beside him had just witnessed the death of her special child.
John wrote his gospel "so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you may have life in His name" (John 20:31).
John was a Galilean fisherman, the son of Zebedee and brother of James.
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 Isle of Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Man, Isle of, an island, with adjacent islet of Calf of Man and several skerries, in the Irish Sea, between England, Scotland, and Ireland, and nearly equidistant from Liverpool, Greenock, and Belfast.
Population of Man in 1726, 14,066; in 1757, 19,144; in 1784, 24,924; in 1821, 40,081; in 1841, 47,986; in 1861, 52,469, in 1881, 53,558; and in 1891, 55,608.
Harold Haarfager, King of Norway, and subjugator of the Hebrides and the Orkneys, invaded Man in 888, and drove Anaraud from the throne.
www.uk-genealogy.org.uk /gazetteer/england/IsleofMan/index.html   (2981 words)

 (NEWBIE) mybookshop, books on Isle of Man.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Fairies of Wales and of the Isle of Man
North and west Lancashire and the Isle of Man - a bibliography of the geology and physical geography; (University of Lancaster.
Railways and Tramways of the Isle of Man
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 History of Isle of Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Between about A.D. 800 and 815 the Vikings came to Man chiefly for plunder; between about 850 and 990, when they settled in it, the island fell under the rule of the Scandinavian kings of Dublin; and between 990 and 1079, it was subject to the powerful earls of Orkney.
Of the thirteen members of the family who ruled in Man, the second Sir John Stanley (1414-1432), James, the 7th earl (1627-1651), and the l0th earl of the same name (1702-1736) had the most important influence on it.
Fairfax had been appointed "Lord of Man and the Isles" in September, so that Man continued under a monarchical government and remained in the same relation to England as before.
www.historyofnations.net /europe/isleofman.html   (1379 words)

 THE ISLE OF MAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Isle of Man Government, therefore, levies direct and indirect taxes on its residents and associations only at such levels as are required to finance such public services.
The Isle of Man Government is currently responding positively, and contributing to, a number of international initiatives concerning taxation.
The Isle of Man approaches the Year 2000 as a jurisdiction which continues to enjoy, as it has for many years, political stability coupled with a healthy economy and a well developed range of public services.
www.eurisles.com /Textes/statut_iles/MANEN.htm   (2184 words)

 Isle of Man Finance Sector - Treasury Minister - isleofman.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Tynwald Court authorises the expenditure of the Isle of Man Government and scrutinises its administration.
He is appointed by the Sovereign, on the advice of the Home Secretary and with the concurrence of the Government of the Isle of Man, and usually serves for a five year term.
The House of Keys is the Lower Branch of Tynwald and is directly elected by the people of the Isle of Man; a General Election is held every five years although, exceptionally, the House could be dissolved and a General Election held within that period.
www.isleofman.com /finance/parliament/tynwald/structures.htm   (1478 words)

 Chapter 7 - The Land of Home Rule, 1893
But the increasing interest which the Stanleys were taking in its fortunes may be inferred from the circumstance that during much of the period members of Lord Derby's own family and name were its deputies, captains, and lieutenants, for the word governor had not come into general use.
The man was ungallant enough to plead that he had already been punished, and that no one could be punished twice for the same offence, and the plea was sustained.
A man's corbes, by an Act of 1499, were, "if his father have a pann, his son to have it, els his best pott, a jack and a sallett, bowes and arrows, sword and buckler," andc.
www.isle-of-man.com /manxnotebook/fulltext/sw1893/ch07.htm   (5258 words)

 Isle of Man Post Office
In recent years the Isle of Man Post Office Authority has recognised this fact by recording the varied types of fishing-boats of earlier times and by celebrating the vital links with our larger island neighbours provided by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company.
Isle of Man. who encouraged three of his sons in seafaring careers by an ingenious method of financing their first ships.
She was converted to a floating warehouse in Stanley Harbour and finally beached in her present position in Whalebone Cove.
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 Isle of Man - Peel Castle & St Patrick's Isle
St Patrick's Isle is one of the smallest Islands in the Irish Sea and yet one of the most historic, with an extraordinary history stretching back over eight thousand years.
After the Viking period, the Isle of Man was fought over by the Scottish and English powers, and eventually it came under English rule at the beginning of the 14th century, and was gifted to a certain Sir John Stanley by King Henry IV.
From this time on, St Patrick's Isle was used both by the Church and the Lords of Mann, though not without frequent arguments as to who was really in control.
www.isle-of-man.com /heritage/sites/peel-castle/index.shtml   (458 words)

 UK Travel Search: Isle of Man: Search Engine: Britain, England: Isle of Man Tourism Information Directory
The Isle of Man is located in the middle of the Irish Sea, off the North West coast of England, and geographically in the centre of the British Isles.
The Isle of Man is not part of the UK but is a self-governing Crown dependency with its own currency.
It was annexed by England in the 13th century, but when Henry IV granted trade freedom for the isle to Sir John Stanley in 1405, its status theoretically became that of a kingdom quite separate from the rest of England or Britain.
www.uktravelbureau.com /regions/uk-travel-search-engine-isle-of-man/index.cfm   (1192 words)

 Island Facts - Isle of Man Government -
The Coat of Arms of the Isle of Man (more correctly referred to as the Arms of Her Majesty in right of the Isle of Man) were granted by Her Majesty by Royal Warrant dated 12th July 1996.
During the Millennium Year of 1979, a replica of a Viking longship was sailed from Norway to the Isle of Man by a mixed Norwegian and Manx crew.
In 1405, King Henry IV gave the Isle of Man with all its rights to Sir John Stanley on condition that he paid homage and gave two falcons to him and to every future King of England on his Coronation Day.
www.gov.im /isleofman/facts.xml   (1137 words)

 Isle of Man - Karran Folks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Uncle Stanley's father, uncles and cousins, working on a coastal steamer sometime around the turn of the century.
Stanley was the organist at the Cregneash church (St. Peter's, Church of England --- see pictures elsewhere) for many years, but is now retired from that post.
You can also see Uncle Stanley in the movie "Waking Ned Devine", which, though the story was set in Ireland, was filmed in Cregneash.
www.speakeasy.org /~noid/folks/Page.html   (240 words)

 Isle of Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Isle of Man had never surrendered its local traditions, including the regality invested in the leadership of the island, and thus the Montagues and their successors were granted the style "King of the Isles of Man".
In 1765, John Murray was successfully pressured by the government into accepting a large cash payment in return for surrenduring his title to the Crown, and transferring authority on the island to direct control by Great Britain.
Thus ended the semi-independent Kingdom of Man. Even so, the Isle of Man to this day retains considerable local autonomy, and British law enacted in London is not considered binding on the island unless the island is specifically named in the Act.
www.hostkingdom.net /isleoman.html   (393 words)

 The History of Mann
The line of the Stanleys lasted for three and a half centuries, long after the decay of the feudal power in England, but few fembers of the house of Stanley seem to have considered it worth while to reside in, or even to visit their domain.
The second, Sir John Stanley (1414-32) caused the ancient laws and constitutions to be committed to writing and succeeded in subordinating the ecclesiastical power to the civil.
His Countess, Charlotte de la Tremouille, tried to defend the Isle of Man, as she had defended Latham House in 1644, but her intentions were frustrated by the surrender of William Christian, Illiam Dhone, the commander of the Manx militia.
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 The Stanleys - Lords of Man
After a century of disputed ownership between the English and the Scots the Island was 'given', by Henry IV, to Sir John Stanley in 1405 on condition 'of rendering to our heirs the future Kings of England, two falcons on the days of their coronation'.
The Stanleys were one of the great families of England whose main houses were at Knowsley and Lathom in south-west Lancashire between Liverpool and Ormskirk (see map).
For more than three centuries this family enjoyed the regal government of Man; yet in so long a period few of them possessed the ambition or generosity to visit their subjects: and when they conferred this honour, either their interests in the Island were threatened, or their personal safety in England endangered.
www.isle-of-man.com /manxnotebook/people/lords/stanleys.htm   (894 words)

 Strive Notes » Isle of Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This is great news for the Isle of Man, and many say, about time too.  The BBC has been critisized in the past for its scant coverage of the Island.
The Euroclub is run by the Isle of Man government’s external relations section as part of its efforts to raise awareness of the Island’s relations with the EU.
In the Isle of Man, we are welcoming more than 40,000 motorcycle racing enthusiasts to our shores for the Isle of Man TT Festival 2006 (hope the weather improves!).
strivepr.com /wordpress/category/isle-of-man   (2706 words)

 International Civic Heraldry-United Kingdom MAN
The Isle of Man is a self-governing island in the Irish Sea, between England and Ireland.
The three legs are the ancient and typical symbol for the Isle of Man. They were adopted in the 13th century by the local Kings of Man. When in 1266 the Scottish Kings and later the English Kings ruled Man, the symbol never changed.
The falcon refers to the granting of Man to Sir John Stanley by King Henry IV in 1405.
www.ngw.nl /int/gbr/m/man.htm   (450 words)

 Thomas STANLEY "1st Earl of Derby" "King of Isle of Man" "Baron Stanley"
Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby, KG (1435 - July 29, 1504), an English nobleman was born to Thomas Stanley, 1st Baron Stanley and Joan Goushill, daughter of Sir Robert Goushill and Elizabeth FitzAlan, daughter of Richard Fitzalan, 11th Earl of Arundel.
Stanley was a shrewd man, who managed to remain in favour with successive kings throughout the Wars of the Roses, right up until his death in 1504.
Descendents of Thomas Stanley and Eleanor (or Alainor) Neville included George Stanley, Edward Stanley, and James Stanley, all of whom were also descended from the same Beauforts and John of Gaunt as the step-son who became Henry Tudor.
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 BBC NEWS | UK | Isle of Man: profile
The Isle of Man is a tiny speck of land in the Irish Sea which is proud of its autonomy from the United Kingdom.
In the 13th century the kings of the Isle of Man claimed dominion over the Western Isles of Scotland and the Manx symbol - the three legs - dates from that time.
In 1405 King Henry IV gave the Isle of Man to Sir John Stanley on condition he paid homage and gave two Peregrine falcons to every future King of England on his Coronation Day.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/3309167.stm   (427 words)

 Isle of Man Guide - ST JOHNS, Tynwald Hill
The Stanley family of Lancashire were Lords of Man from 1405 to 1736.
The Isle of Man is believed to have the longest unbroken parliament in the world.
Tynwald Hill is located in the village of St Johns near Peel in the midwest part of the island.
www.iomguide.com /tynwaldhill.php   (469 words)

 Thomas STANLEY (Bishop of Man)
Son of Thomas Stanley Lord Mounteagle, of Hornby-Castle, co. Lancaster, was made Bishop, and, on account of his bastardy, obtained leave from the Pope to hold his preferments, especially the rectory of Wigan.
VIII, disconnecting the bishopric of Man from the province of Canterbury and attaching it to that of York.
Now, however, Bishop Stanley appears in that character among the first of the rectors of Winwick as the writer of the "Rhyming Chronicle", a sort of history in verse of the Stanley family continued to the year 1562.
www.tudorplace.com.ar /Bios/ThomasStanley(BishopMan).htm   (674 words)

 Isle of Man TT Circuit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Motor racing first came to the Isle of Man in 1904 when the Gordon Bennett car trials were held.
The government brought in new legislation to enable the closing of public roads for racing and the Isle of Man was ready to take up the mantle of the Road Racing Capital of the World, a slogan it has used for many years.
Motorcycle road racing first came to the Isle of Man in 1907 when the first TT races where held on the Short Course.
www.mcb.net /ttraces/ttraces.html   (2917 words)

 Feegan's Lounge Isle of Man
1005 Death of Reginald, son of Godred, King of Man and the Isles.
1210 The Isle of Man pillaged by King John because of Reginald's allegiance to Norway
1405 Beginning of Stanley rule in Man as a reward for their support of Henry IV and the Lancastrian cause.
www.feegan.com /manx/chronology.php   (2308 words)

 Isle of Man - Houses
Conversations with Uncle Stanley and John Qualtrough suggest taking it with a grain of salt.
This land once belonged to the Cregneash Karrans, and was donated to the Manx National Heritage for the folk village.
John Qualtrough and Stanley Karran in front of Stanley's house, Hillcrest.
www.speakeasy.org /~noid/houses/Page.html   (229 words)

 News and Events - Isle of Man Film
He said ‘The Isle of Man is a great film location, I mean it’s everything, England, France Germany...it’s a chameleon of an Island.
Isle of Man Film are pleased to announce the launch of their online Crew and Facilities search.
The film, which also opened the 17th Galway Film Festival along with another Isle of Man Film production, Boy Eats Girl, is set in Scotland and tells the story of unemployed Frank who decides to combat depression by swimming the English Channel.
www.gov.im /dti/iomfilm/events.xml   (4369 words)

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