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  Miguel de Alava - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Don Miguel Ricardo de Alava, Marquess of Alava (1770-1843) was a Spanish General and statesman.
On the restoration of Ferdinand, Alava was cast into prison, but the influence of his uncle Ethenard, the inquisitor, and of Wellington secured his speedy release.
When the French invested Cadiz, Alava was commissioned by the Cortes to treat with the Duc d'Angoulême, and the negotiations resulted in the restoration of Ferdinand, who pledged himself to a liberal policy.
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 Miguel de Alava - tScholars.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Don Miguel Ricardo de Alava (1770-1843) was a Spanish general and statesman.
De Alava served first in the navy, and had risen to be captain of a frigate when he exchanged into the army, receiving corresponding rank.
When the French invested Cadiz, Alava was commissioned by the Cortes to treat with the due d'AngoulSme, and the negotiations resulted in the restoration of Ferdinand, who pledged himself to a liberal policy.
www.tscholars.com.cob-web.org:8888 /encyclopedia/Miguel_de_Alva   (674 words)

 Historia : Génesis de la hermandad provincial de Alava (ing)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The strengthening of the presence of Navarre in the lands of Alava was ephemeral, and the reaction of Alfonso VIII de Castilla was produced between 1199 and 1200.
Alava was represented in it by Vitoria, Treviño, Salinas de Añana, Salvatierra, Peñacerrada, Portilla de Ibda and Berantevilla.
In the 14th and 15th Centuries the frontier of Alava and Guipúzcoa with the Kingdom of Navarre was especially conflictive, to the extent that it was known as the "criminals' frontier".
www.jjggalava.es /english/hgenesis.htm   (6956 words)

 At Trafalgar and Waterloo: Don Miguel-Ricardo de Alava
Alava had been posted to the 'Santa Ana,' the 112-gun flagship of his uncle, Vice-Admiral Ignacio-Maria de Alava y Saenz de Navarrete (1750-1817).
At Trafalgar, Alava y Saenz de Navarrete commanded the Cadiz squadron and was second-in-command to Admiral Don Federico-Carlos Gravina y Napoli (1756-09.03.1806) on the 112-gun 'Principe de Asturias' [1].
The defeat of France and Spain at Trafalgar did not cause Alava to harbour anti-French sentiments; in 1808, he was one of the Spanish nobility to accept King Joseph's new constitution at Bayonne.
www.napoleon-series.org /research/biographies/c_alava.html   (1033 words)

 Peninsular War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The painter Francisco de Goya was one of these afrancesados, and after the war he had to exile himself to France to avoid being prosecuted and perhaps lynched.
José de Palafox y Melzi, 1st Duke of Saragossa (1776–1847), Spanish general, elected Captain-General of Aragón, celebrated for his heroic defenses of Zaragoza in 1808 and 1809.
Agustina de Aragón was a heroine during the Siege of Zaragoza.
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 walter salles - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
(born April 12, 1956, Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian filmmaker of international proeminence.
It proceeded to won 8 international awards (including the Audience Grand Prize at the Rencontres Internationales de Cinma de Paris and at the Film Festival of Bergamo and Film Festival of Belfort; and was selected by over 40 film festivals.
His most recent film is Dirios de Motocicleta (English title: The Motorcycle Diaries), a film about the life of young Ernesto Guevara, who later became known as Che Guevara.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/Walter-Salles   (281 words)

 Spanish Two part Two   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Miguel was clearly concerned about the regeneration of his country and, by the sound of it, not all that scrupulous about how that change came about.
Miguel pointed to where a gap in the houses allowed the guns and the draught bullocks which drew them to be discerned.
Miguel was up by the crossroads, wheeling his horse in all directions and evidently in a flap at his failure to prevent the flight.
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 Wellington's Dispatches
Cole: and although, from the variety of the enemy's movements, it was difficult to form a satisfactory judgment of his intentions, I considered that upon the whole his objects were upon the left of the Tormes.
Colonel Bingham of the 53rd regiment; likewise to Brig.
Colonel De Lancy, the Deputy Quarter Master General, the head of the department present, in the absence of the Quarter Master General, and to the officers of that department and of the Staff corps, for the assistance I received from them, particularly Lieut.
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 Spanish Chapter Two, Part One
Alava introduced him as one Señor Hernandez, a pilot, and he was speedily engaged in conversation by Kennedy.
Alava indicated the way and they followed as he led them up and into the warren of narrow and winding streets.
Alava led them up a flight of stairs and showed them into a long, high ceilinged and well furnished reception room, the open windows of which overlooked the square.
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 Tomas San Miguel,musician,composer,pianist,creator of Lezao, Ten and Dan_txa (Tomas San Miguel + txalaparta)and life in ...
The identifying characteristics of TOMAS SAN MIGUEL AND TXALAPARTA pass through the creation and assimilation of a pure language based on the combination between musical sounds and rhythms, whose result is three recordings, “LEZAO” (Nuevos Medios-Narada/Virgin 1994), “TEN” (Nuevos Medios 1998) and “DAN-TXA” (Musimagic 2005).
Tomás San Miguel - composer of all the themes - has dedicated many years to arrive at the maturity of his style, realized with patience and silence, divorcing himself from any standard classification, prejudgment or market trend.
The sparks of the eve of St. John’s Day scorch the music of this native of Alava, whose original vocation was to be an archaeologist and who one day went to search for the light of the Mediterranean.
www.tomassanmiguel.com /DanTxa_texto_eng2.htm   (515 words)

 Bilbao Spain
Since the Middle Ages and thanks to its geographical and strategic position as a centre of communications, it was chosen to be the headquarters of the Juntas de los Fueros del Senorio y Sede de Juntas Generales, ie, the seat of the regional authorities and government.
The 16C Santa Maria de la Asuncion Church is a sight of interest to history and art of national importance and it is a remarkable example of Vizcava Gothic.
It is surrounded by lands belonging to Alava and in the rocks there lies the source of the river Nervion.
www.spainturismo.com /bilbao/excursions.html   (2065 words)

 Regency Collection's Guide to AN INFAMOUS ARMY - People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
With whom the Duke of Wellington dances at the fête thrown in honour of the King and Queen of the Netherland's and held at the Hôtel de Ville.
Aide de Camp to Wellington, although injured during this time, when X is killed at the battle of Quatre Bras on the 16 of June he rides to Waterloo to offer his services, despite still having his arm in a sling.
Aide de Camp to Lord Uxbridge and purportedly the strongest man in the British Army, "he was certainly the largest; he topped even the Life Guardsmen." He tries to rally the Cameron's when Picton is shot but it is the Duke of Wellington that rides forward and saves the moment.
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 Peninsular War (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The painter Francisco de Goya was one of these afrancesados, but soon changed his mind and created somber pictures of the disasters of war.
Miguel de Alava a Spanish general, surely the only individual present both at Trafalgar and Waterloo
Miguel Forjaz General and Secretary of State of War.He was the reformer of the Portuguese Army from 1806 onwards and helped to make it an efficient war machine.
peninsular-war.kiwiki.homeip.net.cob-web.org:8888   (3512 words)

 Peninsular War (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Later that year Spanish armies were badly mauled at the Battle of Ocana and the Battle of Alba de Tormes.
A French force was beaten at Barrosa on March 5 to relieve Cadiz, and Massena was forced to withdraw from Portugal after a stalemate at the Battle of Fuentes de Onoro (May 3 - May 5).
Miguel de Alava a Spanish general, the only individual present Both at Trafalgar and Waterloo
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 Up and coming in Las Vegas: el Rumband de Miguel Zamarripa - música latina jazz - TT: Up and coming in Las Vegas: the ...
With the accelerated growth in population that has been taking place for the last decade, the arts are also enjoying great interest, as the influx of artists and musicians continues.
Miguel migrated to Las Vegas where he met his pianist wife, Brigitte LeClerc.
Among his personal favorites, Miguel admires Don Alias, Jerry González and Giovanni Hidalgo because of their individual tastes and distinctive styles.
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 VITORIA - Online Information article about VITORIA
Miguel also dates from the 12th See also:
PUEBLA (full title La Puebla de los Angeles, and more recently, Puebla de Zaragoza)
Kavallerie or Reiterei, derived ultimately from late Lat.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /VIR_WAT/VITORIA.html   (1371 words)

 Miguel Zarate
ZARATE, Miguel, Spanish educator, born in the province of Alava in the beginning of the 16th century; died in Puebla, Mexico, in 1583.
In a short time he became so proficient in Aztec that he was appointed professor of that language, and taught many scholars, among whom was the famous Father Juan Bautista.
He was also an efficient missionary, greatly beloved by the natives, and became superior of the convent of Puebla, in which post he died, leaving many interesting manuscripts, which were first preserved in the archives of the College of San Buenaventura, but are now in the National library in the city of Mexico.
www.famousamericans.net /miguelzarate   (374 words)

 The Probert Encyclopaedia - People and Peoples (M-N)
He was born in 1895 and died in 1975.
Miguel Ricardo de Alava was a Spanish soldier.
He was born in 1887 at County Donegal in Ireland.
www.fas.org /news/reference/probert/CA.HTM   (7617 words)

 ALAVA SINGULAR Y PLURAL - Culture - Stone and wood
Through its architecture we can witness the passage of time in the province of Alava.
From its own varied rural architecture - houses, streets, buildings - to the emblematic towers, strongholds, mansions and walls which have withstood the passing of time.
Houses, towers and mansions in Respaldiza, Artziniega, Ayala and Llodio take visitors back to the Early Middle Ages and the beginning of the Renaissance.
www.alava.net /alavasyp/ingles/f_pag42.html   (136 words)

 Peninsular War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The escape on November 29 of the Portuguese Queen and Prince Regent and 6,000 people (plus 9,000 sailors from the fleet) from the Administration and the Court enabled John VI to continue to rule over his overseas possessions, including Brazil.
The French had seized the country by a coup de main and any hope of resisting them militarily was stillborn.
the Battle of Talavera de la Reina was a costly victory that left the allies precariously exposed.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Peninsular_War   (5857 words)

 Don Miguel Ricardo de Alava (1771-1843), Spanish ambassador
Don Miguel Ricardo de Alava (1771-1843), Spanish ambassador
Alava had a unique distinction: he fought at both the battles of Trafalgar (1805) and Waterloo (1815), and because Spain changed allegiance, on different sides.
He was Wellington's Spanish liaison officer in the Peninsular War, and became a firm friend.
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 JCE 1998 (75) 1618 [Dec] Rapid, Sensitive, Enzyme-Immunodotting Assay for Detecting Cow Milk Adulteration in Sheep ...
Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Zaragoza, Departamento de Bioquimica y Biologia Molecular y Celular, 50009 Zaragoza, SPAIN
The experiment allows students to apply their theoretical knowledge, resulting in a stimulating experience of solving a real problem during a 4-hour laboratory period.
Inda, Luis A.; Razquín, Pedro; Lampreave, Fermín; Alava, María A.; Calvo, Miguel.
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 MACKEY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
ALAVA, MIGUEL RICARDO DE Famous Spanish General, Aide-de-Camp under the Duke of Wellington and in 1814 imprisoned for being a Freemason.
But he was denounced and expelled by the Baron de Hund, who, having proved Johnson to be an imposter and charlatan, was himself proclaimed Grand Master of the German Freemasons by the Congress (see Johnson and Hund; also Strict Observance, Rite of).
De Witt Clinton relates, on the authority of a respectable native minister, who had received the signs, the existence of such a society among the Iroquois.
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 Regions of Spain, Alava, Albacete, Alicante, Almería, Asturias, Ävila, Tuspain.com, Travel, Cities, Hotels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The North specialises in ciders, the south, known as Alava Rioja is famous for wine.
A good point to start excursions is from Vitoria which stands in the centre of the Alava plain and leads to Estibaliz Monastery and the caves of Gorbes.
Cabo de Gata is the most rocky and elevated coastline with a mountainous formation made up of volcanic materials.
tuspain.com /travel/rega.htm   (1622 words)

 Boek A
Albertus Magnus has been connected with the Operative Freemasonry of the Middle Ages because he has been supposed by many to have been the real inventor of the German Gothic style of architecture.
Heideloff, in his Bauhhutte des Mittelalters, says that "he recalled into life the symbolic language of the ancients, which had so long lain dormant, and adapted it to suit architectural forms.
A well-know'n example of the use to which alchemy was put was the case of Cagliostro.
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 Spanish Account of Waterloo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The lieutenant-general of the Royal Armies, Don Miguel de Alava, minister plenipotentiary of his Majesty of Holland, has addressed to his Excellency Don Pedro Cevallos, first secretary of state, the following letter:
I cannot close this despatch without stating to your excellency, for the information of his majesty, that Captain Don Nicholas de Minuissir, of Doyle's regiment, and of whom I before spoke to your excellency, as well as of his destination in the army, conducted himself yesterday with the greatest valour and propriety.
This officer is well known in the war-office, as well as to General Don Josef de Zayas, who has duty appreciated his merits.
www.hillsdale.edu /personal/stewart/war/Nap/Waterloo/1815-Spain.htm   (1900 words)

 The Spanish Account
He was wounded when the Nassau troops were driven from the garden; yet he rallied them, and led them back to their post.
During the action, he had a horse wounded under him, and, by his former conduct, as well as by his behaviour on this day, he merits from his majesty some proof of his satisfaction.
There are many generals among the prisoners; among whom are the Count de Lobau, aide-de-camp to Buonaparte, and Cambrone, who accompanied him to Elba."
www.napoleonic-literature.com /WE/SpanishAccount.html   (2059 words)

 Alava Province (Basque Country, Spain)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bordura de azur y en letras de oro la leyenda "En aumento de la justicia contra malhechores", todo ello timbrado de la corona ducal.
The motto reads "en aumento de la justicia contra malhechores", more or less "increasing justice against offenders".
It is usual to depict the 'u' as a 'v' in mottoes and similar instances, thus the motto actually is spelt "avmento".
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/es-pv-vi.html   (249 words)

 Fine Art Photography: BODIES by Miguel Angel Muñoz Pellicer.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Fine Art Photography: BODIES by Miguel Angel Muñoz Pellicer.
Archivo del Territorio Histórico de Álava - Arabako Lurralde Historikoaren Agiritegia.
All reproduction without written permision of the author is forbidden.
personal.telefonica.terra.es /web/photomamp/pages/bdscat.htm   (61 words)

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