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  Marguerite de Valois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Born Marguerite de Valois at the Royal Château in Saint-Germain-en-Laye and nicknamed Margot by her brothers, she was the daughter of Henri II and Catherine de' Medici.
Marguerite was made to marry Henri de Bourbon (later Henri de Navarre and eventually Henri IV), the son of the Protestant Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre, a marriage that was designed to reunite family ties and create harmony between the Catholics and Huguenots.
Marguerite died in Paris on May 27, 1615, and is buried in the Chapel of the Valois.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marguerite_de_Valois   (841 words)

  
 Marguerite de Navarre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marguerite de Navarre (April 11, 1492 – December 21, 1549), also known as Marguerite of Angouleme and Margaret of Navarre, was the queen consort of King Henry II of Navarre.
Marguerite was married at 17 to Charles IV of Alençon, 20, by decree of King Louis XII of France (who also arranged the marriage of his 10-year-old daughter, Claude, to Francis).
Marguerite's most remarkable adventure involved freeing her brother, King François, captured in the Battle of Pavia, Italy, 1525, and held prisoner in Spain by Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor who had once been rejected by her uncle, King Louis, as Marguerite's suitor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marguerite_of_Navarre   (1284 words)

  
 Juvenile Books Author of the Month
Marguerite Breithaupt was born on April 12, 1902 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Anna and Louis Brithaupt.
Marguerite still wanted to write, but she did not think that it was a practical career choice.
Marguerite missed her husband greatly, but was comforteb by the words of her Grandma Beebe.
www.yourlibrary.ws /childrens_webpage/j-author42001.html   (1597 words)

  
 Patron Saints Index: Saint Marguerite Bourgeous
When Marguerite was 19, her mother died, and the young lady cared for her younger brothers and sisters; her father died when she was twenty-seven.
Marguerite and her sisters helped people in the colony survive when food was scarce, opened a vocational school, taught young people how to run a home and farm.
Marguerite's religious rule was approved by the Church in 1698, and Marguerite spent her last few years praying and writing an autobiography.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintm15.htm   (361 words)

  
 Marguerite Duras - MSN Encarta
Marguerite Duras (1914-1996), French novelist, playwright, motion-picture director, and screenwriter, who first achieved international fame for her screenplay Hiroshima mon amour (Hiroshima My Love, 1959).
She was born Marguerite Donnadieu in Saigon, Indochina (now Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam).
Her father died when she was four, and her family lived in poverty as her mother struggled to support them.
ca.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761564510/Duras_Marguerite.html   (262 words)

  
 Denny Jackson's Marguerite Clark Page
Marguerite Clark was born in Avondale, Ohio on February 22, 1883.
When she was still a youngster of 12, Marguerite was sent to a Catholic school in Cincinnati, Ohio to complete her education.
On September 25, 1940, Marguerite died of pneumonia at the age of 57.
www.geocities.com /Hollywood/Hills/2440/index-6.html   (367 words)

  
 Misty of Chincoteague Foundation, Inc. - Marguerite Henry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Marguerite was the youngest of five children of Louis and Anna Breithaupt.
When she was seven, she had suffered a serious childhood illness which kept her confined indoors, unable to enjoy the company of animals, and even the privilege of attending school with other children her own age.
Marguerite soon learned the joy of reading and the world opened up to her through the magic of literature.
www.mistyofchincoteague.org /mhenry.html   (434 words)

  
 Marguerite
Marguerite is the third sibling in the Palmisano family.
Marguerite is married to Gil and has three children; Cecilia, Estelle, Christopher.
Marguerite standing 5’11", was an all around athlete earning 6 Varsity letters in high school.
members.tripod.com /palmisano3/marguerite_s_web_page.htm   (351 words)

  
 The Marguerite Centre
The Marguerite Centre believes in the right for women to recover from their addictions in a safe residential setting where their unique needs will be met, their issues addressed and their voices heard.
The Marguerite Centre educates government and private organizations on the unique needs of women in recovery and the benefits derived from holistic healing for individuals, families and communities.
The Marguerite Centre is a tribute to this pioneering woman, and we endeavour to capture her strength and dedication by helping women and children in need.
www.margueritecentre.ns.ca   (392 words)

  
 The Legacy of Marguerite Wildenhain
Marguerite trained at the Bauhaus in Germany, known for its demanding apprenticeship and as the wellspring of the Modernist Movement.
Marguerite was one of those who felt your life must be given to your art.
We remember Marguerite as a woman who was outspoken and passionate in support of her beliefs.
www.parks.ca.gov /?page_id=23368   (506 words)

  
 Marguerite de Navarre
Marguerite d'Angoulême, daughter of Charles d'Angoulême, comte d'Orléans, and Louise de Savoie and brother of the future Francis I, spent her childhood in Cognac, then at Blois.
Marguerite continued her political role at her brother's court, but she devoted much of her energy and attention to spiritual matters as well.
Eventually, Marguerite withdrew from the world of politics and diplomacy more frequently and spent longer periods of time in the serenity of her various chateaux in southwestern France.
www.lib.virginia.edu /small/exhibits/gordon/lit/marguerite.html   (441 words)

  
 Marguerite de Navarre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
When her brother ascended to the throne, she became a major cultural influence: she had Leonardo da Vinci and Benvenuto Cellini work at the court of Francis I. This brother was taken prisoner during a war on Italian soil with Charles V of Spain, the Holy Roman Emperor.
During the time of the Reformation movements, Marguerite was preoccupied with religious and ethical issues: like Erasmus, her philosophy was that of "Christian humanism," and she protected writers and thinkers accused or suspected of Protestant leanings, including Rabelais.
The discussions after each story are often more intense than the stories (fabliaux and novella) themselves, concerning moral and social implications: so we have a combination of narratives and mini-treatises (in dialogue form), and a variety of voices or interpretations on the same material, all enclosed within the literature.
www.wsu.edu /~delahoyd/renaissance/navarre.html   (519 words)

  
 Marguerite de Navarre
Marguerite was born into the royal family of France; her brother Francis, two years younger, was in line for the throne, but only if the reigning king had no heir.
Marguerite was often at Francis' court, and, in the early 1520s, she became involved in the movement for the reform of the church, meeting and corresponding with the leading reformers of the period.
Marguerite had begun to write devotional poetry as early as 1523; but it wasn't until after the death of her son in 1530 and of her mother a year later that she allowed a poem to be published, Miroir de l'ame pecheresse (Mirror of the sinful soul).
home.infionline.net /~ddisse/navarre.html   (5360 words)

  
 Wide Smiles Gallery: Marguerite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Marguerite was born in the 1950's with a unilateral cleft lip and palate.
Marguerite is presenting her pictures to you herself.
Marguerite at 9 with sister Debra at 11, and brothers Kent at 4-1/2 and Jonathan at 6-1/2.
www.widesmiles.org /gallery/marguerite   (99 words)

  
 Fox Broadcasting Company :: Trading Spouses :: Episode Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Marguerite is admittedly the queen of the family, while her husband, Barry, is the laid back handyman who does whatever his wife asks of him.
Marguerite is having a little anxiety about the party, she doesn’t understand the ritual and it makes her uneasy.
Marguerite’s friends will be coming over to the house and Jeanne hopes they will give her a better understanding of the Perrins.
www.fox.com /tradingspouses/recaps/201.htm   (926 words)

  
 Fox Broadcasting Company :: Trading Spouses :: Family Bios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Marguerite and her very colorful family live in Ponchatoula Louisiana, a small town right outside of New Orleans.
Marguerite is a firm believer that God loves everyone unconditionally and does not like any alternatives brought into her life or her family’s life.
Marguerite attempts to walk a straight line in her faith but the drama in her many times leads her down the winding road.
www.fox.com /tradingspouses/bios/perrin.htm   (333 words)

  
 Vintage Catalog | Burning Marguerite by Elizabeth Inness-Brown
At the heart of the story are a forbidden love, a violent crime kept secret for years, and above all, Marguerite’s relationship with a little boy named James Jack, a bond that deepens after a terrible accident changes both their lives forever.
Why is the scene of James Jack’s refusal to eat, and Marguerite’s convincing him finally to try eating the petals of flowers from her garden, so moving [pp.
Marguerite reflects on her relationship with Judith, the woman in New Orleans who encouraged her to sell her drawings.
www.randomhouse.com /vintage/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=0375726225&view=rg   (815 words)

  
 National Carousel Association - A Carousel for Missoula - Marguerite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Marguerite is the girlie horse on the carousel.
This filly is light colored, golden-maned and she was carved almost entirely by women.
The daisy is the PEO flower, and Marguerite is an all-white daisy.
www.nca-usa.org /psp/Missoula/Marguerite.html   (57 words)

  
 Marguerite deAngeli Collection - Lapeer District Library MI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Marguerite Lofft deAngeli is one of the best known and highly regarded author / illustrators in American children's literature.
Born in Lapeer, Michigan in 1889, she awarded the Newbery Medal in 1950 for The Door in the Wall, and was among the first to be inducted into the Michigan Women's Hall in of Fame.
The Marguerite deAngeli Library in Lapeer, Michigan, houses one of the largest collections of original art work, manuscripts, personal correspondences and memorabilia of Marguerite deAngeli outside of her family.
www.deangeli.lapeer.org   (245 words)

  
 Papers of Henry Owen Jr. and Marguerite Elizabeth (Goodner) Owen - Collection 534
There are annual typeset missionary letters from Marguerite for the years 1934-1937 and from her and Harry in 1939 clipped to some of these letters.
Marguerite goes on to detail her life in the CIM language school and at her first mission station in Fowyang.
Marguerite Owen in her wedding dress, with her Bible study group in Kunming, in Chinese dress, portrait photo, and with a Chinese child.
www.wheaton.edu /bgc/archives/GUIDES/534.htm   (2738 words)

  
 Marguerite Porete   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It in fact appears that Marguerite, without intending to be, was the fountainhead and inventor/inspirer of this heresy, a heresiarchess of the most brilliant and dangerous kind.
No such rehabilitation by the Roman Catholic authorities is likely, or even desirable, for Marguerite Porete in the modern world; from the gathered ashes of her defamation and oblivion, an inferno has already begun in the hearts of those who remember her and observe her teachings.
That she was in some sense a “queer woman” as both a celibate and a pseudo-mulier certainly has resonance, and one recalls the final Logion 114 of the Gospel of Thomas in the latter regard.
www.liminalityland.com /marguerite.htm   (2617 words)

  
 January 12 Saint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Marguerite took care of her younger brothers and sisters.
Marguerite began the construction of a chapel in 1657.
Marguerite's religious rule was approved by the Church in 1698.
www.tntt.org /vni/tlieu/saints/St0112.htm   (257 words)

  
 Marguerite Young
Her mother and father separated when she was three, leaving Marguerite and a younger sister to be raised by her maternal grandmother, Marguerite Herron Knight, who nurtured Marguerite's imagination and literary education.
Marguerite's mother, always absent, was said to be a beautiful women who had many husbands.
Marguerite's grandmother became a stroke victim during Young's adolescence, and both she and her sister bore the brunt of caring for an old woman who lived somewhere between life and death.
home.earthlink.net /~eichfr/youngweb_content.htm   (4707 words)

  
 Marguerite Gallant Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
n 1982, Marguerite Gallant donated most of her precious antiques to Les Trois Pignons, so that they could be put on display for all to see.
The antiques she collected over the years, as well as those donated by others, are now properly displayed in the museum bearing her name.
he Marguerite Gallant Gallery displays artifacts that place the viewer into a time when housework meant drawing water to fill a large tub in order to wash the clothing in homemade lye soap, ring them in an inadequate ringer and put them out on the line.
lestroispignons.com /gallant-eng.htm   (454 words)

  
 P&TS - Marguerite Shuttle: Schedules
Buses start running on weekdays as soon as regular Marguerite service ends at 8:30 p.m., on Saturdays and Sundays, the first bus departs the Palo Alto Transit Center at 8:30 p.m.; the last bus leaves the train station Friday and Saturday nights at 2:10 a.m.
Marguerite service to the Caltrain stations is made possible in part by generous grants from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District Transportation Fund for Clean Air and the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board.
Marguerite service to Downtown Palo Alto, the Stanford Medical Center, and the Stanford Shopping Center is made possible in part by contributions from the Stanford Medical Center, the City of Palo Alto, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, and the Stanford Shopping Center.
transportation.stanford.edu /marguerite/MargueriteSched.shtml#A   (1150 words)

  
 Marguerite’s Place Inc ~ A transitional housing program for women and children in crisis.
Marguerite's Place Inc. is a non-profit organization that offers safe, affordable housing for women and children to live, have affordable day care and move on with their lives.
Marguerite's Place seeks to uphold the value and sacredness of human life by providing personalized care and compassion to those who search for meaning in their suffering, in their pain and in their struggle to better themselves.
Marguerite's Place is founded by the Sisters of Charity in the United States (Grey Nuns).
www.margueritesplace.org   (225 words)

  
 Marguerite Duras   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Hers was, indeed, an astonishing face, as astonishing as her life story, from the young woman's sensual and disturbing elegance during the years between the wars to the sarcastic pout and reptilian gaze of the sacred contemporary monster, with provocative eyes glaring from behind her thick glasses.
A key word when it comes to Marguerite Duras, who uses her novels, her plays and her films to study herself in as many mirrors; she identifies herself with her work to the point that she no longer knows what is autobiographical fact and what is fiction.
Her father, Henri Donnadieu (a surname she did not like and for which she substituted the name of a village in the south-west of France from where her family on her father's side originated) taught mathematics and made a career for himself in Tonkin, Cochin-China and in Cambodia.
www.diplomatie.gouv.fr /label_france/ENGLISH/LETTRES/DURAS/duras.html   (1364 words)

  
 Psychic entertainment including corporate entertainment by a psychic entertainer
Marguerite Kusuhara is a Psychic Entertainer, available for Corporate Entertainment and other special events.
Marguerite's entertainment and educational presentations with snakes and reptiles.
Marguerite's entertainment and Fortune Telling presentations, Shamanic dance, lectures, exhibits and experiential studies.
www.gypsymagic.com   (129 words)

  
 Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys, Roman Catholic Church, Brookfield, CT 06804
St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, a North American pioneer and educator was selected as patroness by the bishop and parish was inaugurated on Pentecost weekend, May 29, 1982.
Prominent among theses are the 50’s dance in January 1983, a pancake breakfast in November 1983 and the Las Vegas Night in October 1985.
It is the tale of hundreds of people who prayed, worked together as pioneers of the parish, from its beginning to its new form.
www.stmarguerite.org   (816 words)

  
 Marguerite Casey Foundation - News Room
Marguerite Casey Foundation places a priority on highlighting the work of our grantees.
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina Marguerite Casey Foundation led a Policy Discussion on October 19th in Washington, D.C. on How to Bridge America's Economic Divides Post-Katrina.
Marguerite Casey Foundation President Luz Vega-Marquis was recently named as one of four co-recipients of the Council on Foundations’ prestigious Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking.
www.caseygrants.org /pages/resources/resources_newsroom.asp   (837 words)

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