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  Swedish Act of Succession - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was adopted by the Riksdag of the Estates on September 26, 1810 and it regulates the right of members of the House of Bernadotte to accede to the Swedish throne.
The Act of Succession was adopted by the Riksdag of the Estates assembled at Örebro in 1810, upon electing Charles XIV (Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte) as the heir to King Charles XIII.
The heir to the throne is not able to marry or embark on foreign travel without consent of the monarch.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Swedish_Act_of_Succession   (479 words)

  
 List of Swedish monarchs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of Swedish monarchs, that is, the Kings and ruling Queens of Sweden with Regents and Viceroys of the Kalmar Union up until the present time.
In the 16th century, Johannes Magnus constructed a mythical line of Swedish kings, beginning with Magog, the son of Japheth, to demonstrate the antiquity of the Swedish throne.
On the basis of his list, Eric XIV and Charles IX adopted their high ordinals; previous monarchs with those names are traditionally numbered counting backward from Eric XIV and Charles IX.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Swedish_monarchs   (699 words)

  
 Politics of Sweden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Act of Succession is a treaty between the old Riksdag of the Estates and The House of Bernadotte regulating their rights to accede to the Swedish throne.
Swedish law, drawing on Germanic, Roman, and Anglo-American law, is neither as codified as in France and other countries influenced by the Napoleonic Code, nor as dependent on judicial practice and precedents as in the United States.
Throughout the 20th century, Swedish foreign policy was based on the principle of non-alignment in peacetime, neutrality in wartime.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Politics_of_Sweden   (1258 words)

  
 Lalor, Cyclopaedia of Political Science, V.3, Entry 236, SWEDEN.: Library of Economics and Liberty
The ordinary expenditures are included under nine principal heads: the civil list, the seven ministerial departments, the pensions, and the retired list.
The programme of primary instruction includes reading, writing, Swedish grammer, the catechism, sacred history, sacred music, swimming, gymnastics, an abridgement of national history, and a brief study of the physical and political constitution of the two united kingdoms.
The Swedish army is composed of four distinct classes of troops.
www.econlib.org /library/YPDBooks/Lalor/llCy1006.html   (5207 words)

  
 Pretenders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
By later Russian succession laws, the list from Daniel could plausibly be argued as the legitimate successors to that vast family, albeit the fact that there are a number of younger branches of the Ruriks still in existence.
By the succession laws in place at the time, his putative Norwegian heir would have been a nephew, Eric of Pomerania-Stolp who was, as it happens, the same Eric who Margaret had made her heir...
The Swedish nobility and commons have had a long history in modifying, disrupting, or overthrowing regimes that didn't meet with their expectations, and there are a number of instances where Swedish history would have developed differently had dynastic inheritences been permitted to flow without interference.
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 Encyclopedia
The Swedish army won a brilliant victory at Breitenfeld (1631) and took Mainz and Prague, but the war dragged on for years, the two opposing armies devastating the countryside and accomplishing little.
In 1635 a truce was declared, and the Edict of Restitution was revoked.
The Swedish, however, were still land-hungry, and the French, led by Cardinal Richelieu, were determined to subdue the Habsburgs.
www.history.com /encyclopedia.do?articleId=210337   (17841 words)

  
 BISHOP (A.S. bisceop, ... - Online Information article about BISHOP (A.S. bisceop, ...
succession to the see, or in the case of the archiepiscopal sees and those of London, Winchester and Durham, to the 'see vacated by the bishop, translated from another diocese to fill the vacancy.
The suffragan is given a title in partibus, but never that of archbishop, and the same title is never given to two suffragans in succession.
The Lutheran bishops of Transylvania sit, with the Roman and Orthodox bishops, in the Hungarian Upper House.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /BER_BLA/BISHOP_AS_bisceop_from_Lat_epis.html   (4198 words)

  
 AllEmpires - The Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth (Full)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Ujscie and Kieydany gave way to series of successes of Swedish army and which enabled Swedish king Karol Gustav to take control of the majority of territory of Poland with the exception of Ukrainian fields and Great Lithuanian Principality occupied by Russian army.
The biggest of the Swedish successes was the treaty signed in Krolewiec on 17 I 1656 between Karol X Gustaw and Fryderyk Wilhelm, Prussian prince and Brandenburg ruler (Kaiser elector).
But Sobieski’s plan to occupy East Prussia with Swedish cooperation and French support was doomed to failure because of the skillful policy of the Great Elector and the frequent shifts of alliances among the Western powers.
www.allempires.com /empires/polish_lit_full/polish_lit2.htm   (3005 words)

  
 Nordic FAQ - 7 of 7 - SWEDEN
Swedish women have one of the highest fertility rates in the industrialized world, giving birth to 1.97 child each, and the highest rate of breast feeding.
Swedish politicians tend to start their careers in younger years, before having accomplished in any profession (Olof Palme is one of the first examples), and the reduced number of municipal politicians contribute to a growing alienation between politicians and the electorate.
Swedish literature of the end of the 1970s was characterized by a new trust in the word and a new delight in traditional fictio writing.
www.faqs.org /faqs/nordic-faq/part7_SWEDEN   (17175 words)

  
 Success Portal @ Succeeded.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
S.U.C.C.E.S.S., a non-profit organization aiding new East Asian immigrants in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada.
In general, "success" is the achievement of one's aim or goal.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
www.succeeded.org   (1847 words)

  
 Detskoye Selo - 1934 Soviet Guide to Tsarskoe Selo - Alexander Palace Time Machine
At the end of the hall stands the throne reserved for extra solemn public "appearances" of the tsar when he received the nobility and "distinguished strangers".
It was to Alexander, and not her son Paul, that she designed to transfer the throne.
The vain expectation of a son found its reflection in the choice of pictures which adorn their bedroom, among which the place of honor is given to representations of the virgin and the infant and of the "Annunciation".
www.alexanderpalace.org /palace/detskoye.html   (5842 words)

  
 FRANCIA
However, both Tompsett and WW-Person list Stephen Count of Champagne, Meaux, and Troyes (Tompsett twice, as son of both Herbert the Elder and Herbert, Count of Meaux, identified as "Herbert the Younger").
He was successful in the return of the Free County (Franche Comté) of Burgundy, which was not a fief of France, and of Artois, which was.
Finally, the succession of Henry IV, to anticipate a bit, brings with it the remaining possessions of the Kingdom of Navarre and the Duchy and Counties of Vendôme, Foix, Albret, etc. By then, few fiefs within West Francia were left outside the control of the King.
www.friesian.com /francia.htm   (14221 words)

  
 List of Althists - Alternative History
See also a historical list of alternate histories, ordered by historical moment of POD or main difference.
The early demise of Henry II causes a drastic change in succession and the royal houses of Scotland, England, France and greatly affects the politics of western europe.
In this ATL, follow the successes of the Kushans, the Vandals, the Rus and the Turks, contemplate the lost glories of Carthage, Babylon and Khazar, and weep for Rome and Mecca, whose greatness was denied by Fortune's fickle hand.
althistory.wikia.com /wiki/List_of_Althists   (5455 words)

  
 Chapter IV Advancing Settlements
The accession of William of Orange to the throne of England, in 1689, however, gave a new aspect to affairs.
Then followed the war of the Spanish succession, or, as it was called in America, Queen Anne's war, attended with a decade of bloodshed and ferocious forays in New England and elsewhere.
In 1749 it was visited by Kalm, the Swedish naturalist, who subsequently says of it: "I found quite a settlement, a stone wind-mill and fort in one, with five or six small cannon mounted; the whole enclosed by embankments.
www.middlebury.edu /academics/lis/lib/guides_and_tutorials/guides_to_collections/collection_guide-vermont/internet_resources/history_addison_county/chap4_hac.htm   (3633 words)

  
 Encyclopedia
Artists responsible for the most successful European films were imported by studios, and their techniques were adapted and assimilated by Hollywood.
Warner Brothers studio introduced the first practicable sound films, using a process known as Vitaphone, the recording of musical and spoken passages on large disks that were then synchronized with the action on the screen.
Involving one camera, one projector, and standard-size film, they were the most easily adaptable of the various systems; their success permanently changed the shape of the motion picture screen.
www.history.com /encyclopedia.do?articleId=216967   (11172 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - Swedish Royalty, Kings and Queen of Sweden
The son of a Swedish prince and a Norwegian princess, Magnus inherited both crowns when he was a small child.
Sweden dropped out of the Kalmar union in 1523 and elected its own king, Gustav I. The current Swedish royal family, the House of Bernadotte, is descended from a French commoner, Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte, who was a marshal of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Princess Victoria is the heir to the throne.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/Scandinavia/Sweden.html   (1355 words)

  
 Namnlöst dokument
The Parliament did not accept that she would have a right to inherite the throne and she was forced to renounce this right.
The former Swedish Princes Sigvard, Carl Johan and Lennart, who lost their titles when they married without the King's consent, have been given the title Count af Wisborg, and all their male descendants are Counts, despite the fact that the titles were created after 1809.
The former Swedish Prince Carl was in 1937 given the title Prince Bernadotte by the King of Belgium.
www.warholm.nu /FAQ.html   (3455 words)

  
 Russia and its' Environs - a 1902 Travel Guidebook - Alexander Palace Time Machine
After 21 October 1894 the Russian throne has been occupied by the emperor Nicolas Alexandrovitch (born 6 May 1868), who married 14 November 1894 empress Alexandra Feodrovna, daughter of Grand Duke Louis IV of Hesse-Darmstadt (born 25 May 1872).
In Germany, the passports are delivered by the bureau of Police in the cities, and by the canton council in the countryside.
The inhabitant of St. Petersburg does not like to go about on foot, which they attribute as less agreeable and convenient than going in carriages even over enormous distances; and, in effect, the city is of gigantic proportions because of the large masses of water which cut through the city in every sense.
www.alexanderpalace.org /palace/travelinfo.html   (8127 words)

  
 Horse & Musket History Page
Charles returned to Sweden in 1714 and began to resume his success when he was killed by a cannon ball at the siege of Frederikshald.
He is best known for his victories in the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1713); William III made him commander-in-chief of the English forces in Holland near its start.
This began the War of the Austrian Succession (whose North American fighting is called King George's war), which lasted until 1748, in which Frederick defended his newly-won territory in the Second Silesian War of 1744-45.
www.shrapnelgames.com /hnm/history.htm   (786 words)

  
 English
Academies were introduced, which are schools that have done so badly as to close, and have been reopened under the control of central government and local businesses/interested third parties.
These royal marriages were commonplace at the time, but his choice of a Catholic cast him in the role of potential Papist among the small but powerful Puritan minority in Parliment, who made up around one third of the members.
Charles II was crowned in Scotland, claiming that the throne was rightfully his.
www.websters-online-dictionary.net /definition/english...   (14524 words)

  
 Learn more about List of battles (alphabetical) in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Learn more about List of battles (alphabetical) in the online encyclopedia.
Alphabetical list of historical battles (see also Military history, List of battles):
NOTE: This was previously listed as Tumu Castle, but the distinction may simply be a by-product of translation from Chinese.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_battles__alphabetical_.html   (4758 words)

  
 The Confessing Reader » The Swedish Episcopal Succession   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Here is a summary of the facts of the Swedish episcopal succession in the 16th Century which must be taken into account when arriving at a tentative judgment concerning “Swedish Orders”.
In May 1524 a Swedish Bridgettine priest-brother of Vadstena who had lived in Rome ever since 1507, Petrus Magni (Peder Mansson) was made Bishop of Vasteras, consecrated in Rome, and dispatched to Sweden; he remained Bishop of Vasteras until his death in May 1534.
Episcopus or Superattendens means in Swedish “overseer”, and each and every priest was so called in the Scriptures, because it was his duty to have the superintendence or oversight of those who were under his direction, that it might fare well with them, and in a Christian fashion.
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 Foreign Policy Association: Discussion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The mention of Allah ascending his throne means that he can move and change positions, thus he cannot be perfectly one and unchanging.
Muslims have been forced to accept the throne of Allah as eternal, lest admitting that Allah can change and therefore not be a perfect unity of one god).
Cultural, regional, and ancient acceptance and the widespread success of a belief do not necessarily prove a religion to be morally, spiritually, and/or logically valid, especially when there is suppression of free thought and oppression toward dissenters.
www.fpa.org /thread_msg2515/thread_msg_list_flat.htm?thread_id=4805&page=11   (15445 words)

  
 Namnlöst dokument
Before that Salic Law applied (1853-1953), but now Denmark has primogeniture succession, which means that the oldest child inherites the throne with precedence for a son over a daughter.
However, this could be disputed, since their is nothing in the Act of Succession that says that Princes/Princesses must be brought up in the Realm.
And the Act of Succession, passed by the Parliament, ought to take precedence over a decision made by the King in the Council of State.
www.warholm.nu /FAQda.html   (1366 words)

  
 Red Dwarf References List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
PASS ME A 14-B. The Red Dwarf References List (RDRL) is a list of explanations for those references made in Red Dwarf to things *outside* of Red Dwarf; eg.
Listed in the order they appear in the episode/book.
The dauphin is their son, prince of France and heir to the throne -- in this case, Louis (1785-1795), who became heir to the throne after the death of his older brother in 1789.
www.fortunecity.com /underworld/f22/161/rdrl.html   (15959 words)

  
 Table of Contents and Excerpt, Lehman, Beowulf
Hrothgar shares the throne with Hrothulf, son of Helga, the youngest brother.
Yet the hero's father was Swedish, although he marries the Geatish King Hrethel's daughter, as Hrothgar the Dane's sister is married off to the Swedish prince Onela, both princesses probably to cement friendship between warring nations.
In the list below the letters indicate the frequency of each type of verse: A the most frequent, etc. Major stresses are marked /, secondary \, the drop X; the first half-line is called the on-verse, the second the off-verse.
www.utexas.edu /utpress/excerpts/exlehbeo.html   (6292 words)

  
 Nobel Lecture - Literature 1999
While the early chapters appeared in quick succession, the core of the work was being written out by hand, and its conclusion was yet to be conceived.
Lengthy lists of cattle and slaves were perfectly acceptable, and no tale could be believable without detailed genealogies of who came before whom and who came after, heroic tales especially.
He pees on the pillars of power and saws away at the throne knowing full well he will make no dent in either: once he moves on, the exalted temple may look a bit shabby, the throne may wobble slightly, but that is all.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1999/lecture-e.html   (3905 words)

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