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 WHKMLA : Maurice of Saxony's Campaign against Innsbruck, 1552
For his alliance with the Emperor, Duke Maurice had been rewarded with Electoral Saxony - territories of his defeated relative John Frederick, and now could call himself the Duke-Elector of Saxony.
At the city of Augsburg, the Imperial Diet convened, as Emperor Charles attempted to further proceed with the standardization of the common credo, with the reunification of the church within the Empire.
The Emperor proposed the Augsburg Interim, an attempt to standardize the common core belief of the Empire's Catholic and Lutheran churches, a compromise which reflected the Catholic dominance established in the Schmalkaldic War. /whkmla/military/16cen/campaignof1552.html   (532 words)

 WHKMLA : Maurice of Saxony's Campaign against Innsbruck, 1552
For his alliance with the Emperor, Duke Maurice had been rewarded with Electoral Saxony - territories of his defeated relative John Frederick, and now could call himself the Duke-Elector of Saxony.
This war had not been a direct confrontation between the Catholic and Lutheran forces in the Empire - Lutheran Duke Maurice of (Albertine) Saxony had fought alongside the Emperor.
After the Battle of Mühlberg 1547, the two most prominent leaders of the Lutheran camp, Count Philip of Hessen and Duke John Frederick of (Ernestine) Saxony, were prisoners of the Emperor. /whkmla/military/16cen/campaignof1552.html   (532 words)

 A History of Christianity in Egypt - The Saints
Henry I (919-936) ceded the Swiss province of Aargua in exchange for the Lance of the Saints; and the sacred relic, the Sword of Saint Maurice, was last used in the coronation of Emperor Charles of Austria as king of Hungary in 1916.
Saint Maurice was the captain of the Theban Legion, a unit in the Roman army that had been recruited from Upper Egypt and consisted entirely of Christians.
From then on, he began to combat heresy and apostasy, helping to put an end to the Nestorian Heresy and even refuted the Emperor Julian when the latter tried one last time to remove Christianity from the Roman Empire. /chiste3.htm   (3761 words)

 Search Results for "Maurice"
Maurice, Byzantine emperor, (mor´is) (KEY), c.539-602, Byzantine emperor (582-602).
...Hankey, Maurice Pascal Alers Hankey, 1st Baron, 1877-1963, British soldier and civil servant.
42) Hankey, Maurice Pascal Alers Hankey, 1st Baron. /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch/+lwwFqrTw1GoqnxzmZwwwmFqhqdc_9nFqhqdc_9   (3761 words)

 eclectic content (encyclopedia): the 6th century
- The Byzantine emperor Maurice restores Persia's Chosroes II to his throne, and receives territorial concessions for his help.
- The Byzantine emperor Maurice sends troops against the Avars and Slavs who have been threatening the Balkans and Constantinople.
-The Japanese emperor Sushun is murdered after 5 years on the throne by agents of his uncle Umako Soga, who is jealous of the emperor's power. /encyc/articles/time_6th.html   (582 words)

The Treaty of Passau (1552) was negotiated there between Maurice of Saxony and King (later Emperor) Ferdinand I, who represented his brother, Emperor Charles V; it secured the release of the captive Protestant princes and helped pave the way for the religious peace of 1555 (see
Maurice, duke and elector of Saxony - Maurice, 1521–53, duke (1541–47) and elector (1547–53) of Saxony. /ce6/world/A0837797.html   (294 words) DENIS SOLOMON The real Bokassa
Maurice, an amateur photographer, got hold of the negative, airbrushed the two Englishmen out, and embellished the cover of the Farmers' Almanac with a picture of the Emperor sitting proudly, and alone, at the wheel of a tractor.
So, soon after his arrival in the "Empire", Maurice became known to all and sundry, including the Emperor and his officials, as John.
Maurice was already worried at having to witness the humiliation of officials with whom he had to work. /Denis/2001/Bokassa.htm   (294 words)

He was the son and namesake of the powerful Armenian Exarch of Africa, who had been one of East Roman Emperor Maurice's key generals in the 590 war with Persia.
Later on, he styled himself as Basileus, the Greek word for "Emperor", and that title was used by the eastern Roman emperors for the next 800 years.
The Persian King Khosrau II, who had been an ally of Maurice, used his death as an excuse to launch a war against the Byzantines. /people/heraclius.html   (1228 words)

Maurice, who was still ostensibly on the best of terms with his cousin and his father-in-law, was told by Granvelle that he must come to Ratisbon to conclude his agreement with the Emperor.
Maurice undertook to defend them on condition that they did him homage, while he promised to protect their religion and to treat the Elector with every respect consistent with his own obligations to the Emperor.
Maurice's treachery had alienated the whole of Saxony; and John Frederick's appearance at the beginning of December, 1546, was the signal for a great outburst of enthusiasm for his cause. /mateo/camenaref/cmh/cmh208.html   (1228 words)

 WHKMLA : History of Albertine Saxony, 1485-1547
Albrecht served as military commander of Emperor Maximilian in the War of Guelders 1497; in 1498 he was appointed GUBERNATOR (governor) OF FRIESLAND, a coastal region in the northern Netherlands, which was rather peculiar as it had escaped feudalization.
Future Duke Maurice was sent to Torgau to be given a Lutheran education (1537).
John Frederick lead his army back to Saxony, liberated his territories, conquered Albertine Saxony and proceeded to invade Bohemia (Territory of Emperor Charles V.). /whkmla/region/germany/asaxony14851547.html   (608 words)

 Albert The Warlike Biography
He then followed the fortunes of his friend Maurice of Saxony, deserted Charles, and joined the league which proposed to overthrow the emperor by an alliance with Henry II of France.
Sharing in the attack on the Saxon electorate, Albert was taken prisoner at Rochlitz in March 1547 by John Fredeack, elector of Saxony, but was released as a result of the emperor's victory at the Battle of Mühlberg in the succeeding April.
These soon became so serious that a league was formed to crush him, and Maurice of Saxony led an army against his former comrade. /biography/Albert_The_Warlike.html   (487 words)

AD 580, when the East Roman Emperor Maurice Tiberius included them in his book Strategikon.
This work has already been pioneered by the Ermine Street Guard, who fleshed out Maurice’s commands with some common-sense interpolations to create the drill most Roman reenactment groups use today.
The Romans did not employ shield walls in their standard battle formation, but advanced in an open formation with a gap of one-two feet between shields. /roman_drill.htm   (1095 words)

 Free Term Papers on Charles Maurice de Talleyrand PerigordAndThe Congress of Vienna
Among the great diplomats were Emperor Francis I of Austria, Emperor Alexander I of Russia, King Frederick William III of Prussia, and Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord of Louis XVII France.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord was one of the most successful diplomats in all of Europe from the end of the eighteenth to the beginning of the nineteenth centuries.
Talleyrand arrived at the conference on the twenty third of September and the conference began on the first of October. /show_essay/5302.html   (1095 words)

 Lives of the Saints, September 22, Saint Thomas of Villanova, Saint Maurice
The others all persevered in their faith, and Saint Maurice sent to the tyrant an admirable letter, saying: “Emperor, we are your soldiers; we are ready to combat the enemies of the empire, but we are also Christians, and we owe fidelity to the true God.
They retired a little farther away, to a site today called Saint Maurice d’Augaune, in order to abstain, but were told to return and join in the festival with the others.
Saint Thomas, the glory of the Spanish Church in the sixteenth century, was born in the diocese of Toledo in 1488. /cal/engl/09-22.htm   (1103 words)

 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of September 3
Emperor Maurice had it translated into Greek so that it could be used in the East as well.
Originally, this was a scarf given by emperors to their friends and officers that they especially wanted to honor.
Beside him the emperor was but a pale and feeble shadow, and soon the power of his strong personality and benevolent influence was felt throughout Europe. /ss/0903.htm   (1103 words)

 Encyclopedia: Byzantine emperor
Events Phocas kills Byzantine Emperor Maurice I and makes himself emperor Beginning of a series of wars between the Byzantine Empire and the Sassanids Births Muawiyah, founder of the Umayyad Dynasty of caliphs (approximate date) Xuanzang, famous Chinese Buddhist monk.
Alexius II Comnenus (1167-1183), Byzantine emperor (1180-1183), was the son of emperor Manuel I Comnenus and Maria, daughter of Raymund, prince of Antioch, and was born at Constantinople on September 10, 1167.
Byzantine emperor Alexius I Comnenus Alexius I (1048–August 15, 1118), Byzantine emperor (1081–1118), was the third son of John Comnenus, the nephew of Isaac I Comnenus (emperor 1057–1059). /encyclopedia/Byzantine-emperor   (8284 words)

 Broglie on
Victor Maurice, comte de Broglie, 1647-1727, was marshal of France and fought in the wars of King Louis XIV.
Achille Charles Léon Victor, duc de Broglie, 1785-1870, grandson of Victor François, was a statesman and diplomat under Emperor Napoleon I and a leader of the moderate liberals after the Restoration.
Charles François, comte de Broglie, 1719-81, brother of Victor François, was ambassador to Poland (1752) and later headed the “secret cabinet” of Louis XV, the king's secret organization of political advisers and spies. /html/B/Broglie-fam.asp   (8284 words)

 Emperor Charles I: World War I peace campaigner
As is plain from the papers of the British Cabinet Secretary Sir Maurice Hankey, Lloyd-George saw the Emperor's peace plan as little more than a sign of weakness on the part of Austria.
Nevertheless, the case of Emperor Charles I is currently being considered by the Vatican Congregation for the Causes of Saints, with the present Pope even indicating his own interest in, and enthusiasm for, the cause of the late Emperor.
Charles wrote to Emperor William warning him that, in the aftermath of the Russian October 1917 Revolution, the real enemy of Europe was now Bolshevism and that the war must be ended as quickly as possible for the sake of Europe's future. /articles/1996/apr1996p12_783.html   (8284 words)

 Geographic Terms File 7
Elector Frederick Augustus III then joined Napoleon as an ally and was permitted by the French emperor to proclaim himself, as Frederick Augustus I, the first king of Saxony.
In 1423 Electoral Saxony, with the electoral privilege, was conferred on Frederick I, margrave of Meissen.
In the 17th and 18th centuries Saxony was directly involved in the religious and territorial struggles ravaging Europe. /genealogy/Enf_Bry/g7.html   (18063 words)

Son of Frederick II the Gentle, Elector of Saxony; on death of father (1464) succeeded to rule jointly with elder brother Ernest; on division of duchy (1485) received eastern and western portions; governor of Netherlands for Holy Roman emperors (1488-93); governor of Friesland (1498-1500).
Son of Frederick of Meissen; duke of Saxony (1382-1428); vigorously opposed Hussites (1420-26); made elector of Saxony by Emperor Sigismund (1423), thus securing electorship for House of Wettin.
Saxe was an illegitimate son of Frederick Augustus I, elector of Saxony (1694-1733) and, as Augustus II, king of Poland (1697-1733). /~johnbidmead/saxony.htm   (1914 words)

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"The little emperor, Maurice Podoloff, and his buddies had control of the NBA.
Spivey should have been free to play in the NBA, but commissioner Maurice Podoloff showboated.
He issued a lifetime ban to anyone implicated in the point-shaving scandal -- including Spivey, who sued the NBA and won a $10,000 judgment but still was kept out of the league. /email-post.g?blogID=7300717&postID=111894805229645306   (785 words)


JOHN1 MAURICE OF NASSAU (1604-1679), surnamed the Brazilian, was the son of John the Younger, count of Nassau-Siegen-Dillenburg, and the grandson of John, the elder brother of William the Silent and the chief author of the Union of Utrecht.
In accordance with this advice certain proposals were put before Leopold I. to which he refused to agree; and consequently the Saxon troops withdrew from the imperial army, a proceeding which led the chagrined emperor to seize and imprison Schoning in July 1692.
Although John George was unable to procure his minister's release, Leopold managed to allay the elector's anger, and early in 1693 the Saxon soldiers rejoined the imperialists. /J/JO/JOHN_MAURICE_OF_NASSAU.htm   (1355 words)

Harassed by his Parliament, Pedro I abdicated in 1831 in favor of his five-year-old son, who became emperor in 1840 (Pedro II).
Maurice Brazil Prendergast - Prendergast, Maurice Brazil, 1859–1924, American painter, b.
Brazil may be divided into the Brazilian Highlands, or plateau, in the south and the Amazon River Basin in the north. /ipka/A0107357.html   (1059 words)

 StreetSwing's Dance History Archives - Hesitation Waltz Dance Page - Main1
One of the leading exponents of the Hesitation in the 1910s was Maurice Mouvet who had a Hesitation Waltz song dedicated to him with the Castles following the way.
The hesitation waltz merged with the Boston and today is just a variation of the Waltz and is one popular choice of the traditional 'First Dance' songs used in Weddings.
The Hesitation Waltz is a variation of the Boston waltz around 1880. /histmain/z3hstion.htm   (455 words)

Obv.: Cuirassed bust of emperor facing, in crown without cross, holding globus cruciger and shield, Latin legend "O N MAV"
Obv.: Helmeted and cuirassed bust of emperor facing, holding globus cruciger, partial Latin legend MAVRC TIBER PP AVG (partial legend TINIA visible on outer rim from Justinian undercoin)
Obv.: Crowned bust of emperor facing holding globus cruciger, Latin legend DN MAVRIC TIB AV Rev.: Denomination (I = 10 nummi), cross above, star to left, mintmark CON below, off. /rudnik/byzantine/early4   (2951 words)

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