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  ISLE OF MAN - LoveToKnow Article on ISLE OF MAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Geology.The predominant feature in the stratigraphy of the Isle of Man is, in the words of G. Lamplough,i 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.
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.
Magnus, king of Man and the Isles, who had fought on the Norwegian side, was compelled to surrender all the islands over which he had ruled, except Man, for which he did homage.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /M/MA/MAN_ISLE_OF.htm   (6709 words)

 Encyclopedia: Isle of Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Isle of Man came under the control of the Scottish crown in 1266, as dictated in the Treaty of Perth.
The Isle of Man is famous for its TT Motorbike racing event, which began in 1904 as a motorcar race.
Manx Loaghtan Sheep The Manx Loaghtan sheep is native to the Isle of Man....
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Isle-of-Man   (6846 words)

 List of reference tables - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
List of mean centers of U.S. population during the 20th century
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
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 List of Lords of the Isle of Man - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of Lords of the Isle of Man
For rulers of the Isle of Man prior to 1504, see the List of Kings of the Isle of Man
After 1765, the reigning Monarch of the United Kingdom became the titular Lord of Mann, which remains "Lord" irrespective of the monarch's gender [1].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Lords_of_the_Isle_of_Man   (108 words)

 HISTORY OF THE ISLE OF MAN FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 became subject to the powerful earls of Orkney.
Magnus, king of Man and the Isles (reigned 1252 - 1265), who had fought on the Norwegian side, had to surrender all the islands over which he had ruled, except Man, for which he did homage.
After 1866, when the Isle of Man obtained a measure of at least nominal Home Rule, the Manx people have made remarkable progress, and at the present day form a prosperous community, with tax_haven status and a thriving tourist industry.
www.livingflowers.com /History_of_the_Isle_of_Man   (2357 words)

 List of Lieutenant Governors of Quebec in TutorGig Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lieutenant Governors of Ontario table border 1 tr...Image L G Ontario.PNG thumb 300px The flag of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario This is a list of Lieutenant..
Lists of office holders Category Isle of Man Lieutenant Governors of the Isle of Man, List of...Image IOM L G Flag.png thumb 300px Flag of the Lieutenant Governor This is a list of Lieutenant Governor..
This a list of the lieutenant governors of the Northwest Territories.
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 Isle of Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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".
Here is a list of these later monarchs remembered as such because they were recognized as such by the English Crown, and because they form a succession of the last petty kingdom in Britain to survive into near modern times.
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)

Because of this, in December 1 1640, a native king, John IV, was acclaimed, and a Restoration war against Spain was made.
But the return of Portuguese from the former colonies had made a significant increment of the population and economy, the country's road to rebirth was made.
List of Portuguese monarchs - Kings of Portugal family tree - Timeline of Portuguese history - Monuments of Portugal - Lusitania - Lusitanian mythology - Ophiussa
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 Essay 3 - Vol 1 Manx Soc
But the Isle of Man could do little singly with the more potent Kingdom of Scotland; for Alexander, having now reduced all the out-isles, sends a numerous army under Alexander of Peasely and John Comyne, who landed at Rannesway, in the year 1270.
Cambden says he was descended from the ancient Kings of Man; but the Manks tradition tells us expressly he was married to Mary, daughter to William Waldeboef (who entered his claim in Parliament in the thirtythird year of Edward the First), and consequently grand-daughter to Mary, the last of the family of Goddard Crownan.
By the duty of his station, he was to sit judge in these disorders, of which he had been the principal cause; and, by the Governor's power, an inquest of four-and-twenty soldiers was sworn, and both the constables, the receivers, and several other officers are found guilty, but the comptroller himself much more.
www.isle-of-man.com /manxnotebook/manxsoc/msvol01/essay3.htm   (4404 words)

 Encyclopedia: List of Lieutenant Governors of the Isle of Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Other descriptions of List of Lieutenant Governors of the Isle of Man
This is a list of Lieutenant Governors of the Isle of Man:
See also: List of Governors of the Isle of Man, List of Kings of the Isle of Man, List of Lords of the Isle of Man
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-Lieutenant-Governors-of-the-Isle-of-Man   (191 words)

 Encyclopedia: List of Governors of the Isle of Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Cyndi's List - Famous People
A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the descendants of the Mayflower passengers in any place and at any time.
A mailing list dedicated to the genealogy and history of Pocahontas (c1595-1617), daughter of Powhatan.
Listing of soldiers by surname and by regiments.
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 COURT - Online Information article about COURT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Man in Britain (188o) ; J. Rhys, Celtic Britain (3rd ed., 1904).
There can be little doubt, however, that originally it was a restoration to the lord of,the military outfit with which he had presented his man when he entered his service.
list of payments specified for a unit of ten hides, perhaps the normal holding of a twelfhynde man —though on the other hand it may be nothing more than a See also:
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 Isle of Man TT Races - Title   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Like a lot of places in the Isle of Man that are slow, you tend to get lulled with a false sense of security, because you've been batting along at 130, 140 miles an hour and because you've suddenly slowed down to 30 or 40 miles an hour you think it's impossible to fail off.
Round he hairpin itself there's pretty well only one line, which is tight to the inside, maybe about two feet out from the kerb, and then not coming out too wide on the exit because you mess yourself up on the left hander at the bottom of the hill.
The magic of the Isle of Man is greatly due to the fact that many of the corners are so, so fast - a lot faster than anything we see on short circuits.
www.iomtt.com /tour/charliewilliams.shtml   (3084 words)

 Robert Frew - Alphabetical List of All Books
Copper engraved folding map of France to front and one of Paris and surroundings to rear.
The world map, titled “Nova Orbis Tabula”, is after Visscher and conforms with the second state in having illustrations of cherubs in the cusps of the globes and an additional outer border.
Lares and Penates: or Cilicia and its Governors; being a short historical account of that province from the earliest times to the present day: together with a description of some household gods of the ancient Cilicians, broken up by them on their conversion to Christianity, first discovered and brought to this country by the author.
www.robertfrew.com /books/alphalist_books.htm   (12298 words)

 Isle of Wight Plantation
In late 1618 or early 1619, Sir Richard Worsley, knight baronet, of Appuldercombe, Isle of Wight, England, and his associates were granted a patent for a particular plantation by the Virginia Company.
But there were possible influences nearer home, in the form of the two Governors of the Isle of Wight, who both had connections with the New World - Sir George Carey and Henry Wriothesley.
And it is from the confirmation and redefinition of this patent that Isle of Wight Plantation, and consequently Isle of Wight County, originates.
web.ukonline.co.uk /lordcornell/iwhr/va/iwplant.htm   (4694 words)

 Cote History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In August 27 1636, the governor Huault de Montmagny, who had succeeded Champlain, gave Jean Côté an arpent (acre) facing the River, but it was hardly sufficient to raise a family.
The act was ratified on 5 April 1639 for the land Governor Montmagny had given it to him on 27 August 1636.
This man, relationship yet undetermined, had fallen into the river at St. Croix, Lotbiniere, in January and it was not until April that he was found and his death investigated.
www.thievin.net /CoteHistory.html   (14215 words)

 Isle of the Mighty: 09/04/2005 - 09/10/2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The mayor is now trying to pass the buck to the governor, claiming that the governor was the one that was holding up the decision-making process.
We also know that the governors are in charge of the National Guard.
Everybody wants to know, "Why didn't Bush send the Guard?" The governors have to do this, and that's why Bush wanted her to declare an emergency so that he could get a foot in the door.
isleofthemighty.blogspot.com /2005_09_04_isleofthemighty_archive.html   (5915 words)

 Isle of Man TT Races - Governor's Bridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Wow, it's an invitation to the Governors place for a reception and to watch the Red Arrows.
There is a small queue of people at the door and a man in military clobber with bits of rope on his shoulders and a lot of medals and badges.
I had a great time at the Governors, met some new people, had a good time, but a little disappointed that I didn't get to meet any famous TT riders though.
www.iomtt.com /fun/governors.shtml   (3210 words)

 A History of Chatham Memorial Synagogue
Amongst those listed for Chatham, Lazarus Magnus and his son, Simon Magnus (builder of the present synagogue) both appear.
Kent Artillary Volunteers, a member of the Board of Management of the Synagogue, a director of the Chatham Railway and a Mayor of Queenborough, a town on the Isle of Sheppey (apparently as a mark of gratitude for his having been instrumental in bringing the railway to Sheerness and Queenborough).
His grave memorial dominates the cemetery and it is conditional in the Deed of Trust that it shall always be visible from the road.
www.chathamshul.fsnet.co.uk /history.html   (1430 words)

Now, under the present rules, if the Prime Minister dismisses the Governor-General the most senior State Governor acts in his place until a new Governor-General is appointed.
1795 (Sept 11) to 1800 (Sept 27) Captain John Hunter, Governor of NSW and its dependencies.
The following is a list of Governors-General of Australia since the inception of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901, and of persons appointed to administer the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia since its establishment.
www.angelfire.com /country/AustralianHistory/govgen.html   (1550 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Isle of Man
The list of cemeteries here is not comprehensive, nor is it intended to be.
This site only lists about 5,000 cemeteries where politicians are known to have been buried (the number grows gradually as more research is done).
The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/ZZ/IM.html   (406 words)

 Elijah List - Printer-Friendly Version
You may be aware that several prophetic voices have seen restoration and reconciliation with the Native American as "a" key ---if not "the" key --- to the healing of the land in America.
You can be that man. Who knows but that your specific prayers in your prayer closet will cause the Lord to look with compassion on this issue and forgive and cleanse America.
We, the White man (and woman) through our ancestors, were parties to murder--- in planting a terminal disease, smallpox --into Indian Villages.
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 Isle of Man Guide - ST JOHNS, Chapel of St John (Tynwald Church)
Isle of Man Guide - ST JOHNS, Chapel of St John (Tynwald Church)
It is interesting to see the church and government held so comfortable within one location.
A key historical site for the Isle of Man. Visiting the roots of the Manx Parliament and coming to understanding the significance surrounding it.
www.iomguide.com /tynwaldchurch.php   (594 words)

 An Englishman's Castle
While tagging may in theory be a two-person job, the second person is often a border collie or an elderly relative, neither of who is too good with tagging pliers.
Furthermore, it was made clear during the proceedings that one man was missing from the line-up of defendants: President Chirac, l'escroc himself.
The plan to ban drinking on public transport is reportedly on a list of 40 proposals aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour and binge drinking.
www.anenglishmanscastle.com   (3802 words)

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