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  Kingdom of Navarre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Of Sancho's sons, Garcia of Najera received Navarre, Guipuzcoa, Vizcaya, and small portions of Béarn and Bigorre north of the Pyrenees; Castile and the lands between the Pisuerga and the Cea went to the eldest, Fernando; to Gonzalo were given Sobrarbe and Ribagorza; the County of Aragon was allotted to the bastard son Ramiro.
His daughter Joanna I of Navarre not yet being of age, the country was once more invaded from all sides, and the queen mother, Blanca, with her daughter sought refuge at the court of Philip the Bold of France, whose son, Philip the Fair, had become engaged to the daughter and married Joanna in 1284.
Lower, or French, Navarre, received from Henry II of Navarre, the son of Jean d'Albret, a representative assembly, the clergy being represented by the bishops of Bayonne and Dax, their vicars-general, the parish priest of St-Jean-Pied-de-Port, and the priors of Saint-Palais, d'Utziat and Haramples.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kingdom_of_Navarre   (3458 words)

  
 Navarre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Navarre (Spanish Navarra, Basque Nafarroa) is an autonomous community and province of Spain.
Navarre is governed as an autonomous region, with its own parliament (Parlamento de Navarra/Nafarroako Parlamentua) and government (Gobierno de Navarra/Nafarroako Gobernua).
Navarre is a mixture of the Basque influence from the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean influences coming from the Ebro.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Navarre   (368 words)

  
 NAVARRE - LoveToKnow Article on NAVARRE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Navarre is one of the richest provinces of Spain in live stock.
French Navarre survived as an independent little kingdom till it was united to the crown of France by Henry IV.
The Cortes of Navarre began with the kings council of churchmen and nobles.
69.1911encyclopedia.org /N/NA/NAVARRE.htm   (1069 words)

  
 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Navarre @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The population of northern and western Navarre is largely of Basque stock, and the early history of the region is that of the Basques.
Navarre stayed with the French crown until the death (1328) of Charles IV, when it passed to Charles's niece, whose son, Charles II (Charles the Bad), played an important part in the Hundred Years War and in the French civil unrest of the time.
The area north of the Pyrenees (Lower Navarre) remained an independent kingdom until it was incorporated (1589) into the French crown when Henry III of Navarre became King Henry IV of France.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1E1:Navarre&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (520 words)

  
 Navarre, Spain Investment Guide
Navarre is a gateway from Spain to the rest of Europe.
Abutting France for 100 miles, Navarre stands between Aragón's provinces of Huesca and Zaragoza to the east, La Rioja to the south and the Basque Autonomous Community to the north and west.
The profile of Navarre is thus one of a densely populated center surrounded by large areas of countryscapes, forests and mountains.
www.conway.com /navarre/pg03.htm   (614 words)

  
 Euskal Herria Journal | A Basque Journal | Navarre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Navarre's hour of revenge seemed to have stricken in 1833 when peasants, artisans and small traders arouse in arms for equality and social justice and in defense of their fueros or laws.
However, the Law of 1839 which confirmed the treaty stated that "[t]he Fueros of the Basque provinces and Navarre are reaffirmed unless they are prejudicial to the constitutional unity of the monarchy." Navarre never accepted the treaty but Araba, Bizkaia and Gipuzkoa went along.
Spain was paving the road to the annexation of Navarre.
www.ehj-navarre.org /navarre/na_history_assim.html   (1959 words)

  
 Navarre, Spain Investment Guide
Navarre's colorful, romantic past inspired some of the world's best poets and authors to recite its charisma.
Upon the death of Sancho VII el Fuerte (Sancho the Strong) in 1234, the Navarrese dynasty of kings came to an end and the kingdom subsequently came under the influence of the French monarchy and rule by the crown of Castile.
Navarre was governed by a viceroy under the authority of the Spanish king for centuries, but the institutions of the old kingdom survived, especially the Parliament.
www.conway.com /navarre/pg12.htm   (462 words)

  
 Euskal Herria Journal | A Basque Journal | Navarre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The worst period in the orgy of Franco's violence in Navarre, had countless Navarrese sentenced to exile, prison, or the grave.
Navarre was a fundamental bulwark for the insurrect Spanish army led by General Franco.
On June 15, 1931, a Baskongadak-Navarre alliance of mayors from the four Basque territories in Spain met in the town of Lizarra in Navarre and approved a project for autonomy, the Statute of Estella.
www.ehj-navarre.org /navarre/na_history_1936.html   (1270 words)

  
 The Periphery of Francia: Spain, Britain, Eastern Europe, & Scandinavia
Navarre, which is perhaps known too generally by the French version of its name, was originally a kingdom of the Basques, an apparently autochthonous people whose language has no demonstrable affinities to any other in the world, much less to any in the area.
Navarre is given special treatment after the extinction of the Kingdom in Spain.
Teobaldo II The marriage of Blanca of Navarre to Theobald of Champagne means that for a while the Counts of Champagne become the Kings of Navarre.
www.friesian.com /perifran.htm   (11163 words)

  
 France, Navarre, Béarn and Andorra
In the end, Jeanne was acknowledged as queen of Navarre, and the kingdoms separated, with Navarre passing to her descendants of the Évreux family.
The Estates of Navarre, composed of the clergy, nobility, and third estate or commons (representatives of 28 towns and communities) made all decisions regarding taxes, whose total amount was negotiated with the king.
The Estates of Navarre, he explained, were not against complete union with France and in fact had just voted to adopt the Salic law in their kingdom; but they did not want this to happen before they knew what the new constitution would be, and without their consent.
www.heraldica.org /topics/france/navarre.htm   (2161 words)

  
 Navarre Press - Weekly News & Information
The Navarre Press is pledged to an aggressive, responsible and fair pursuit of the truth without fear of any special interest and with favor to none.
The Navarre Press, an award-winning community weekly in one of the fastest growing counties in Florida, seeks editor/reporter wishing to advance his or her career.
Navarre has some outstanding athletes and they like to see their names and pictures in the paper.
www.navarrepress.com /contact/employ.html   (1333 words)

  
 Navarre Real Estate of houses and Homes For Sale in Santa Rosa County, Florida
Dubbed the “Emerald Coast” for its vibrant, clear waters, the Navarre area is an unspoiled paradise on the Gulf of Mexico.
Navarre Beach is reportedly one of “Florida’s Best Kept Secrets” and was rated one of the best beaches in the nation by the University of Maryland.
Navarre’s salt and fresh waters offer visitors and residents many recreational delights, such as fly-fishing, scuba diving and boating, while white sugar beaches and 45-foot tall bluffs provide the perfect background for sunbathing and exercising.
www.navarre-real-estate.com   (798 words)

  
 Florida Living Network - Your one stop resource to find Realtors, Homes for Sale, Properties, and Rentals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Navarre is known first as a community of beautiful white sand beaches overlooking the aquamarine waters of the Gulf of Mexico -- the residential beachside community approximately 20 miles South of Interstate 10 in NW Florida.
Navarre is both a residential and beach community and housing is widely available with prices ranging from $50,000 to $500,000, and Gulf-front beach properties sell for as much as $1.5 million, according to the Navarre Beach Board of Realtors.
Navarre Beach has been rated one of the best beaches in America by the University of Maryland's Laboratory for Coastal Research for softness of sand, water and air temperatures, number of sunny days and gentle currents.
fl.living.net /community/navarre   (1954 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Navarre
Spanish Navarre is bounded on the north by French Navarre, on the north-east by the Province of Huesca on the east and south-east by the Province of Saragossa, on the south by the province of Logrono, and on the west by the Basque Provinces of Guipuzcoa and Alava.
French, or Lower, Navarre (Basse-Navarre) belongs to the Department of Basses-Pyrenees, and forms the western part of the Arrondissement of Mauldeon and the Cantons of Hasparren and Labastide-Clairence in the Arrondissement of Bayonne.
Lower, or French, Navarre, received from Henry, the son of Jean d'Albret, a representative assembly, the clergy being represented by the bishops of Bayonne and Dax, their vicars-general, the parish priest of St-Jean-Pied-de-Port, and the priors of Saint-Palais, d'Utziat and Haramples.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10721a.htm   (2173 words)

  
 Navarre
Margaret of Navarre - Margaret of Navarre or Margaret of Angoulême, 1492–1549, queen consort of Navarre;...
Navarre: History - History The population of northern and western Navarre is largely of Basque stock, and the early...
Sancho III, king of Navarre - Sancho III or Sancho the Great,c.970–1035, king of Navarre (1000–1035).
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0835028.html   (117 words)

  
 Navarre at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There was once a kingdom of Navarre spawning to both sides of the Pyrenees, that was split between France and Spain in the 16th century.
The Kingdom of Navarre, originally called Pamplona, arose circa 824 when Iñigo Arista led a revolt against the Franks.
The last king of Navarre, Henry III (reigned 1572-1610), succeeded to the throne of France as Henry IV in 1589.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Navarre.html   (219 words)

  
 Navarre on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Navarre Corporation Reports That Research Coverage Has Been Initiated by U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray.
Navarre Corporation to Release Second Quarter Fiscal 2004 Results On October 20, 2003.
Navarre Corporation Appoints Timothy R. Gentz to Serve as a Board Director.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/N/Navarre.asp   (1154 words)

  
 NAVARRA by All About Spain
The history of the ancient kingdom of Navarre always has been marked by its border situation with France, Castile, Aragon and Baskland, and the fact that it is crossed by the pilgrim way Camino de Santiago (Way of Saint James) is an additional reason for its extraordinary monumental richdom.
Navarre is divided in three sectors: the mountain range of the Pyrenees in the north, with exceptional landscapes
Navarre has no fewer than 50 natural preseves, most outstanding are Reserva Integral de Lizardoia and Parque Natural de Señorio de Bértiz.
www.red2000.com /spain/region/r-navar.html   (235 words)

  
 Navarre Beach Photo Galley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Navarre's beaches are less crowded than others in the area, even on holidays.
This is a classic landmark for the Navarre area, both on the island beach and on the mainland.
Navarre has a limited number of high rise condominiums, with many beach houses and townhouses for rent.
www.moonstonewhite.com /Gallery.htm   (497 words)

  
 Collectible and Antique Glassware, Depression, Patterns, Navarre on CYBERATTIC.
This is the individual creamer with the Navarre etching made by the Fostoria Glass Company from 1937 through 1982.
These crystal Fostoria Navarre (etch #327) 5.6" 5.5 oz Saucer Champagne goblets are on the #6016 Wilma stem; they are all in excellent condition (no damage at all, might be slight manufacturing irregularities if any, as can be expected).
This Fostoria NAVARRE (#327 etch) 10.5" handled cake plate on the #2440 Lafayette blank has no chips or cracks, but has some utensil marks (noticeable but not terrible; plate should be for use rather than "displayed as mint" and therefore is priced at 60% of book value).
www.cyberattic.com /directory/Glassware:Depression:Patterns:Navarre.html   (951 words)

  
 COMICON.com: NAVARRE ACQUIRES FUNimation
Under the terms of the acquisition, Navarre acquired all general and limited partnership interests of FUNimation for approximately $100,400,000 in cash, subject to post-closing adjustments not to exceed $5.0 million, plus 1,827,486 shares of unregistered Navarre common stock, subject to certain registration rights.
Navarre Corporation (NASDAQ: NAVR) is a leading publisher and distributor of a broad range of home entertainment and multimedia products, including PC software, CD audio, DVD and VHS video, video games and accessories.
Navarre has recently expanded its business to include the licensing and publishing of home entertainment and multimedia content, primarily through the acquisitions of Encore Software, Inc. and BCI Eclipse Company, LLC.
www.comicon.com /cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=36&t=003763   (1235 words)

  
 Century 21 Island View Realty - Navarre Beach, Florida
The Holiday Inn, which included 253 rooms and generated 25 percent of the county’s bed tax revenue was closed after being severely damaged by Hurricane Ivan in September 2004.
Marilyn Hess, president of AMFI Corp., which owns the hotel, said demolition should start in Navarre as soon as crews are finished tearing down the company’s Holiday Inn on Pensacola Beach.
The contractor hired to replenish Navarre Beach could have enough sand in place by June 8, one week into hurricane season, to protect beach structures from a possible storm.
www.c21ivr.com /news/index.cfm   (876 words)

  
 Navarre Beach Vacation Rentals and Real Estate Sales
Navarre Beach, a classic barrier island, is featured in the June 2004 issue of Southern Living, and has been an acclaimed family friendly beach destination for many years.
Navarre Beach was rated one of the best beaches in the nation by the University of Maryland’s Laboratory for Coastal Research.
Come to Navarre Beach and see for yourself why our spacious beaches have earned these glowing reports that keep visitors coming to the area year after year.
www.navarrelistings.com   (142 words)

  
 Navarre Plan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Navarre Real Estate, Navarre Beach Condos, Navarre Beach Real Estate
Navarre is located on the Hwy 98 about 11 miles East of Gulf Breeze, Florida and West from Destin 28 Miles.
Navarre Beach is on Santa Rosa Island in NW Florida on the Gulf of Mexico.
With our Navarre real estate search we can direct buyers to listings, resale or new home builders, while assisting you in the selection of the best style homes, quality and location for your lifestyle.
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