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  Monarchy - Encyclopedia - Fansub TV
Monarchs have also been selected by election (either in a broad popular assembly, as in Germanic tribal states; or by a small body, such as in the Holy Roman Empire, and as in Malaysia and the UAE today; or by dynastic succession; or by conquest; or a combination of any number of ways).
The order of succession in most European monarchical states of the 21st century is by primogeniture, meaning that either the eldest child of the monarch or the eldest son of the monarch is first in line.
Currently 45 nations in the world have monarchs as heads of state, 16 of which are Commonwealth Realms that formally recognize Queen Elizabeth II as their head of state and Prince Charles as heir.
www.fansub.tv /encyclopedia.php?title=Monarchy&redirect=no   (4469 words)

  
 Reference for Monarchy - Search.com
In most monarchies, the monarch holds control and their position for life (in a few republics, the head of state, often styled president, might remain in office for life, but most are elected for a term of office, after which he or she must step down).
Monarchs have also been selected by election (either in a broad popular assembly, as in Germanic tribal states; or by a small body, such as in the Holy Roman Empire; or by dynastic succession; or by conquest as in Malaysia and the UAE; or a combination of any number of ways).
In an absolute monarchy, the monarch has absolute power over every aspect of the state, if not of social life in general, and has the power to grant or withdraw a constitution; a constitutional monarch is subject to the constitution like other citizens, though in some cases he has certain constitutional privileges such as inviolability.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: List of Brazilians
This is a list of Portuguese monarchs dating from the independence of Portugal from the kingdom of León in 1128 under Afonso Henriques, who proclaimed himself King in 1139, to the proclamation of the Portuguese Republic on October 5, 1910, during the reign of Manuel II, the Patriot, or...
Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil (July 29, 1846—November 14, 1921), nicknamed the Redeemer, was heir to the throne of Brazil (with the title of Princess Imperial) during the last decades of the reign of her father Pedro II of Brazil, and sometime Regent.
Queen Silvia of Sweden (born Silvia Renate Sommerlath) (born 23 December 1943) is the Queen consort of King Carl XVI Gustaf, Swedens monarch, and the mother of the heir apparent to the throne, Crown Princess Victoria.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-Brazilians   (7222 words)

  
 Monarchy - Information at Halfvalue.com
A distinguishing characteristic of most monarchies is that the monarch usually reigns as head of state for life; in a republic, the Head of State (often called the president) is normally elected for a certain amount of time.
In an absolute monarchy, the monarch has absolute power over every aspect of the state, if not of social life in general, and a constitution may be granted or withdrawn, while a constitutional monarch is subject to it as well as any citizen (though it may grant him such privileges as inviolability).
The order of succession in most European monarchical states of the 21st century is by primogeniture, meaning the eldest son of the monarch is first in line, followed by his male, then female siblings in order of age.
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  monarchy - The Wordbook Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In an absolute monarchy, the monarch has absolute power over every aspect of the state, if not of social life in general, and a constitution may be granted or withdrawn, while a constitutional monarch is subject to it as well as any citizen (though it may grant him such privileges as inviolability).
The order of succession in most European monarchical states of the 21st century is by primogeniture, meaning the eldest son of the monarch is first in line, followed by his male, then female siblings in order of age.
Currently 45 nations in the world have monarchs as heads of state, 16 of which are Commonwealth Realms that formally recognize Queen Elizabeth II as their head of state and Prince Charles as heir.
www.thewordbook.com /monarchy   (3485 words)

  
 Authority Tools for Audiovisual and Music Catalogers: An Annotated List of Useful Resources
The entries are listed alphabetically by surname, and contain: the director's country of activity, concise biographical information, birth and death dates and locations, educational and career achievements, and a list of films separated into "shorts" and "features." The directory lists films made for theatrical distribution or feature length films made for television.
Personal names are listed alphabetically by surname (ignoring the del, de, and de la), and the entries include: birth and death dates, sometimes a birth name or fuller form of the name, a biographical description and critical assessment, and a very brief bibliography (usually 1-3 citations).
Listings are alphabetical by the best-known name of the individual or group, with the result that groups are sometimes listed under acronym and sometimes under the spelled-out version of their name with the acronym following.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Monarchy
A distinguishing characteristic of most monarchies is that the monarch usually reigns as head of state for life; in a republic, the Head of State (often called the president) is normally elected for a certain amount of time.
Monarchs might be chosen by election, sucession, or conquest.
The Hellenistic kings of Macedon and of Epirus were elected by the army (a body that was very close in composition to the ecclesia of democracies, the council of all free citizens; military service was often linked with citizenship) among the male member of the royal house.
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  List of monarchs by nickname - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of monarchs (and other royalty and nobility) sorted by nickname.
On the other hand, in some cases the nickname supersedes the personal name, and the individual is referred to by this nickname even in scholarly works; for example, Roman emperor Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus is universally known by his nickname Caligula.
"List of Wallachian, Moldavian and Romanian Sovereigns, 1310-1947" [3]
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_monarchs_by_nickname   (2467 words)

  
 User talk:Rajofcanada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There is a discussion at the talk page of that article (Talk:List of monarchs by nickname) giving some explanation.
It is more a relic from when the list was only for states with a seat in the Reichstag.
A separate list would be better for the the Knights, because they never obtained high nobility (except in most rare cases), were never organised into circles (they organised themselves into different circles divided into smaller units after the other circles were formed), and never had a "bench".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/User_talk:Rajofcanada   (1490 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : New Monarchs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New Monarchs were the rulers of European nations during the 15th century who unified their nations, creating a stable and centralized government.
It was the centralized governments created under the New Monarchs in the 15th century that allowed for an era of colonization and conquest in the 16th century, and paved the way for rapid economic growth in Europe.
After the New Monarchs, the Absolutist Monarchs gained sway, to be followed by the Enlightened despots.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /topic/New_Monarchs.html   (284 words)

  
 Kings and Queens of Scotland, Part 1
Donald II was the first monarch to be called "Ri Albain" or "King of Scotland" despite the fact that much of northern Scotland as far as Moray was held by the Norse Earl Sigurd from Orkney.
He was the first recorded monarch to have been crowned at Scone but was defeated and killed by Malcolm Canmore less than a year later.
Alexander II was the son of William the Lion and came to the throne at the age of 16.
www.rampantscotland.com /features/monarchs.htm   (2683 words)

  
 Monarchs in the Classroom
I noticed that the scales on the wings wear away easily and that monarchs seem to act scared of rap music.
Two things we learned were that monarch larvae like to make their "J" on rough surfaces.
Monarchs have lived on Earth for 2,000,000 to 2,500,000 years.
www.monarchlab.umn.edu /insectfair/AbstractSchoolView.aspx?SchoolID=91&PYear=2005   (1934 words)

  
 Frankfurt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Frankfurt is often nicknamed "Bankfurt", "Mainhattan" (derived from the local Main River) or "The Big Äppel" (named for its apple wine industry).
After 1877, a number of previously independent areas were incorporated into the city, see list of current districts of the city.
The attempt failed because the monarchs of Prussia and Austria did not want to lose power, and in 1849 Prussian troops ended the democratic experiment by force of arms and the parliament was dissolved.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Frankfurt   (3340 words)

  
 The Chosen   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At least one of the monarchs must be of sufficiently high level to occupy the top spot in the monarchy hierarchy.
Monarchs may add to, or decline to maintain, the number of Round Table members at their discretion.
Monarchs are granted, in addition, all authority granted to Round Table members, Administrators and Sheriffs, to include voting rights.
www.thechosenonez.com /coc.php   (5659 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Sports: Storm vs. Monarchs: looking at the matchups
Smith is playing at a higher level, tapping into her four seasons of playoff experience and shooting 45.8 percent from the field.
The matchup: Whisenant may have come up with a cute nickname for his defense, calling it "White Line" just in time for the playoffs, but Donovan knows the deal and can make it look like a bunch of scribbles — if her players execute her game plan.
There are a couple of reasons why the Storm defeated the Monarchs 3-1 during the regular season, winning at Arco Arena twice after losing there the past eight times.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/sports/2002051034_westcap01.html   (806 words)

  
 Short Biography On Some European Monarchs » COLLEGE INFORMATION
As their wealth grew from the riches of newly conquered continents and lands, they began building some of the worlds greatest castles as a sign of their status and wealth, leaving behind a legacy of beauty and splendor that has lasted well into the 21st century.
Join me as we take a trip back in time, discovering which Monarchs were tyrants, mentally unstable, drunks and psychotic, as well as those who were loved by their people.
Queen Mary I of England was born in 1516 to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon and was the first British monarch to rule in her own right.
college1st.blogspot.com /2008/01/short-biography-on-some-european.html   (917 words)

  
 Kids and Teens Biography British Monarchs
Monarchs of Britain on Britannia - A listing of all British monarchs since 802 A.D. grouped by family.
Queen Elizabeth I Profile - List of brief facts about the life of Elizabeth I. The Virgin Queen - Biography tells about the childhood of Elizabeth I, the years her life was in danger, and her lengthy reign.
Tudor Monarchs - Queen Mary I - Detailed biography examines Mary's childhood, her reign, her marriage, and her bitter rivalry with Elizabeth I. Includes portraits.
www.ability.org.uk /kids_and_teens_biography_british.htm   (821 words)

  
 Litungas of Barotseland
The first monarchs of the Luyi people who were the earliest known of the Lozi peoples present today in Barotseland were led by women when they first arrived on the Bulozi flood plain after a staged migration from the Lunda-Luba empire of the Katanga region in present day Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
During the reign of Mbuyu, one of her sons, Mboo was selected to be the first male monarch and from that time forwards, only males have occupied the Kingship.
There are variations on this list and the reader might wish to consult other historians for comparison.
www.barotseland.com /litunga1.htm   (532 words)

  
 Vancouver Canucks - Team - Vancouver Canucks Hall of Fame
Throughout his career, he was nicknamed "The Mayor" because he loved to meet people and was a great community ambassador.
The 5-foot-8 pivot, nicknamed "Superpest" for his buzzsaw style of play, was amazingly consistent in point production, collecting 66, 61, 75 and 78 points from 1970-71 through 1974-75.
Nicknamed "House" because of his size and enormous appetite (he once ate 6 hot dogs following a Canucks open practice at the Pacific Coliseum), Sandlak played 2 seasons with the Hartford Whalers before retiring in 1996.
canucks.nhl.com /team/app/?service=page&page=NHLPage&bcid=27   (9933 words)

  
 Oldest professional player dies at 103 | www.azstarnet.com ®
Radcliffe, given his nickname by sportswriter Damon Runyon after catching Satchel Paige in the first game of a doubleheader in the 1932 Negro League World Series, then pitching a shutout in the second, died from complications after a long bout with cancer, the White Sox said.
This is the eighth time he has been on the disabled list in his nine-year career, and the sixth time because of a shoulder problem.
Hampton, who has been on the disabled list because of a back injury since July 18, will be activated for Sunday's game against the Diamondbacks.
www.azstarnet.com /sn/printDS/88386   (309 words)

  
 Chronological list of events in the Hundred Years' War
This overview is to support the timeline, or chronological list of events in the Hundred Years' War that is given below.
Chronology is taken from various sources listed in the associated Bibliography on the Hundred Years's War.
The English monarchs continued to call themselves 'king' or 'queen' of France until the 1802 Treaty of Amiens, after which the fleur-de-lis was removed from the royal arms of England.
xenophongroup.com /montjoie/hywchron.htm   (6666 words)

  
 digest21.htm   (Site not responding. Last check: )
All of the host plant that is fed to Monarch larvae (when farming for profit, anyway) needs to either be raised in a green/screen house, or sterilized prior to feeding it to caterpillars in order to prevent protozoa from wild monarchs from entering your breeding farm.
Maybe the reason this list is so quiet is because it is fairly new.
The Farmer's list has been around longer and is mainly for expert breeders, or those already in business.
butterflywebsite.com /listserver/raising/digest021.cfm   (4456 words)

  
 Kings Of Scotland - A Chronological list of the Kings of Scotland, Scottish Kings, Scottish Monarchy
Malcolm died young, unmarried (thus his nickname, the Maiden) and without issue, and was succeeded by his brother, William I the Lion.
He was stripped of his arms and knightly dignity in a ceremony which later earned him the nickname "Toom (empty) Tabard." John was a prisoner in the Tower of London until July 1299, when papal intervention secured his release.
A weak monarch, he was confronted with two major rebellions because he failed to win the respect of the nobility.
www.scotlandroyalty.org /scotland.html   (5829 words)

  
 Overview Page
As an introduction to government, have the students in groups of four create a list of the top ten laws they feel are most important in any given society.
After students have created their list, debrief as a class with a large piece of chart paper having each group contribute to the top laws of society.
List the names of the thinkers that would support the ideas in italics contained in each paragraph.
score.rims.k12.ca.us /score_lessons/growth_of_democratic/html/unit_plan_page.htm   (1027 words)

  
 WNBA.com: WNBA.com 2005 Finals Blog
The Monarchs are active right now, getting deflections, hitting the deck for loose balls and tying up Sun players, which has translated to seven steals vs. the two for the Sun.
Of course, even though she has been one of the faces of the team and involved with this year's team on a daily basis, she was still brushing up on the pronunciation of some of her former teammates' names prior to the event getting started.
But when 40 minutes had been played and the Monarchs captured their first ever WNBA Finals victory it was the wide margin of turnovers which proved the difference.
www.wnba.com /playoffs2005/blog.html   (13611 words)

  
 List of country nicknames
Types of personal nickname: Also known as pet name, shortened name, truncated name, alternate name, name derivative, associated name, hypocoristic form of a name, diminutized name, or diminuted name.
A nickname may be a hypocoristic form of a person's first name.
List of country nicknames: Encyclopedia II - Nickname - Nicknames of geographical places
www.experiencefestival.com /list_of_country_nicknames   (597 words)

  
 Tudor Monarchs: King Edward VI
Such characteristics were important, especially to a monarch like Henry who felt himself surrounded by devious and temperamental women.
It would be impossible to list all the celebrations which occurred when Prince Edward was born.
This earned him the nickname 'the Good Duke' but to his councilors he was too moderate to satisfy any faction and too headstrong to listen to anyone.
englishhistory.net /tudor/monarchs/edward6.html   (9992 words)

  
 RUSSIAN IMPERIAL SUCCESSION, by BRIEN HORAN
In addition, two of the Grand Duke Kirill's children, Maria and Kira, were born during the monarchy, and both are listed in the court calendar; the third child, Wladimir, was born in August 1917, shortly after the fall of the monarchy and the publication of the last official court calendar.
[8] For at least the last 80 years of the monarchy, male dynasts were listed in the court calendar by primogeniture in the order of their succession to the throne, while female dynasts were listed according to other criteria unrelated to the succession.
Although the legitimist monarchism of the Church Abroad remained intact throughout the Soviet period, the collapse of the Soviet Union and the emergence of an independent patriarchate in Moscow produced enormous strains within the emigre church.
www.chivalricorders.org /royalty/gotha/russuclw.htm   (15580 words)

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