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  Channel 4 - History - Perkin Warbeck
The leaders of the pretender’s forces were hanged and the rest of his followers were fined heavily: in Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire – counties not seriously involved in the rebellion – the fines totalled an enormous £13,000.
The false pretender and the true pretender along with several others, including the gaoler, were found guilty of treason.
Abroad the pretender was certainly taken seriously and quite a few people believed that there was a chance that he was who he said he was.
www.channel4.com /history/microsites/H/history/n-s/perkin.html   (2639 words)

 The Great Pretender - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Great Pretender reached the #1 position in 1956.
It was covered in 1984 by Dolly Parton, who made it the title song of an album of covers from the 1950s and '60s (The Great Pretender), was covered by Roy Orbison; and was also repopularized in 1987 by Freddie Mercury, the lead singer of the rock band Queen.
Perhaps most radically, it was tackled by Lester Bowie and extended to nearly seventeen minutes of improvisation on his album of the same name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Great_Pretender   (221 words)

 Jack Stern - The Great Pretender
If Stern was never in the armed forces in the Far East, it becomes obvious that the stories of training with the great masters of the Far East is just one more lie.
In sounds kind of redundant to say he was never in the CIA and never served with Air America.
He was not in the CIA, and he did not train with the great masters of the Far East.
www.ohiotkd.net /taekwondoreporter/page5.htm   (1475 words)

 Something... and Half of Something: The Great Pretender Archives
The Great Pretender consistently lies about Gen. Eric Shinseki, claiming the General was fired because he said the occupation of Iraq would take 10 years and 500,000 troops.
Although he continued to tout it last nite, The Great Pretender admits that his great Iraq Plan is no-go, having already conceded before the debate that he probably will not be able to convince France and Germany to contribute troops to Iraq if he is elected president.
The Great Pretender once again proves his ignorance of foreign affairs, the origins and the impact of terrorism and of course, the history of Iraq.
www.lindasog.com /archives/the_great_pretender   (12352 words)

 Pretender (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Pretender, the claimant to an abolished throne.
"Pretenders" were a subline of the "Transformers" toyline.
"The Great Pretender" by Buck Ram, which was recorded and frequently performed by The Platters (lyrics).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Pretender   (224 words)

 The Great Pretender?
His methods were, to say the least, unorthodox, and far from Timesian: spending hours with sources without a notebook, writing epic-length articles with barely a quotation in them.
But Michael Finkel knew how to tell a story, and he told some great ones for The New York Times Magazine -- until last week, in an unprecedented editors' note, the paper revealed that the title character of his November 18 story, "Is Youssouf Malé a Slave?," was actually a composite of several young men.
Finkel, 33, was fired, leaving some to wonder if the Times had been too taken with his (too-hard-to-check) articles from such far-flung locales as the Ivory Coast, Gaza, and Haiti, where he famously had to be rescued from a refugee boat.
www.newyorkmetro.com /nymetro/news/media/features/5740   (549 words)

 The Iliopsoas Muscle -- The Great Pretender | Kenneth Rich, DC
It traverses the body internally, and is only accessible in a very small area in what is known as the femoral triangle, where it inserts into the lesser trochanter of the femur.
This location, major action and inaccessibility account for it being a great pretender.
Since it originates anterior to the transverse processes and angles internally there is no therapy which will penetrate deep enough to affect it from the posterior.
www.chiroweb.com /archives/15/05/24.html   (1255 words)

 The Great Pretender
It sounds a plausible thing to do; every physicist believes he has a small chance of guessing right, else he wouldn't be in the field.
When you try out a simple yield-curve model, you're saying, "Let's pretend that people care only about future short rates, and that they think they're distributed lognormally." As you say that to yourself, if you're honest, your heart sinks.
Perhaps it's because God doesn't pretend, so when you tackle nature, you're the only one doing the pretending.
www.ederman.com /new/docs/ds-the_great_pretender.html   (1362 words)

 Double Life: The Great Pretender - CBS News
They would interpret the hits of others; in a sense, they were the great pretenders.
But it was all in fun, at least until one day, when a greaser with a great voice showed up in Florida fooled a lot of people.
Danny C. was not just a great pretender; he was a great imposter, reports Correspondent Bill Lagattuta for 48 Hours.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2001/10/25/48hours/main315837.shtml   (1459 words)

 The Great Pretender | Live Music at it's BEST
The dance floor was packed and everyone had a great time...looks like things are getting back to normal after school started again, giving the parents a chance to get out and catch up on some dances and their social life.
There are many great sunset pics taken in PCB that are not in the gallery, if you'd like to see more just send me an email.
I left the Big Easy II Ynot bar in September 2005 and decided to find different pastures and alot of snowbirds and locals are inquiring where the great Pretender will be next.
www.thegreatpretender.net   (1530 words)

 The Great Pretender   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
G C Dm7 C C7 Oh, yes, I'm the great pretender, F Fm C C7 Pretending that I'm doing well; F G7 C Am F My need is such, I pretend too much -- Dm7 C Dm7 G7 C I'm lonely, but no one can tell.
G C Dm7 C C7 Oh, yes, I'm the great pretender, F Fm C C7 Adrift in a world of my own; F G7 C Am F I play the game, but to my real shame, Fm C G C C7 You've left me to dream all alone.
G C Dm7 C C7 Oh, yes, I'm the great pretender, F Fm C C7 Just laughing and gay, like a clown.
www.theguitarguy.com /greatpre.htm   (234 words)

 John F. Kerry - The Great Pretender
And John Kerry may one day learn the lesson that it does not matter if one gains the whole world, if one suffers the loss of his soul.
Thus, the great pretender will find out that if one really believes, one must live one’s beliefs.
Until then, you are only a pretender and a fraud.
www.intellectualconservative.com /article3320.html   (1929 words)

 Don Schiff - Musings » “The Great Pretender”
Re-create it in your head figuring it’s great in the house.
And there ya have it… or rather when you don’t have it (good sound) pretend ya do… and play as if you do.
Somewhere in the ‘chain’ your sound is good… in the worse case scenario hopefully the good sound is on the audience end.
www.donschiff.com /blog/?p=112   (553 words)

 Paroles.net - The Platters - The great pretender ♫   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Paroles.net - The Platters - The great pretender
Paroles.net ♪ The Platters ♫; The great pretender
The great pretender - The Platters - Un des textes de chansons de Paroles.net
www.paroles.net /lyrics/chansons/51583.htm   (124 words)

 Film: The great pretender Independent, The (London) - Find Articles
She has a warm, almost raucous laugh, and an endearing habit of repeating phrases three times in quick succession to emphasise her point.
The Spencer Tracy film Inherit the Wind, for example, is 'a great movie, a great movie, a great movie'.
The Truman Show, because it was so big and was so successful, there were great expectations for what I would do next.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_20051125/ai_n15877741   (947 words)

 The Great Pretender Freddie Mercury Tribute Show: Starring Steve Littlewood
In this tremendous one man show, Steve Littlewood draws on his 25 years experience as a musician, performer, and entertainer to present what is largely recognised as the most authentic Freddie Mercury tribute show in the business.
The brand new 'Great Pretender' DVD is now finished and can be seen on-line by visiting the 'Stage Show' page.
The Great Pretender website has been innundated with messages of thanks and support and Steve would like to thank all of those who got in touch and those who just simply turned up on the night.
www.greatpretender.co.uk /welcome.shtml   (385 words)

 Amazon.com: The Great Pretender: Music: Freddie Mercury   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In it's original 1985 form, it barely made the top 50 on the UK singles chart yet when it was remixed in 1993, it went to #1 and I believe that says something.
"The Great Pretender" is the equivalent of the Star Wars 90s re-release.
These show Freddies songwriting at its best and elevate the album from the dreck and theres no deneing through even the worst parts of this album the former member of Wreckage is in fine form vocally and his piano although very minimal is also great.
www.amazon.com /Great-Pretender-Freddie-Mercury/dp/B000000OCF   (1185 words)

 eBay - the great pretender, CDs, Records items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
DOLLY PARTON The Great Pretender 1984 vinyl LP
Costume Jewelry the Great Pretenders by L Kelly (1987)
Freddie Mercury The Great Pretender 1987 JPN 7" vinyl
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If they can't stand Democrats at least they should demand that the GOP show some concern about the middle class that is watching good manufacturing jobs go overseas while the working poor can't make ends meet at the minimum wage.
In the meantime, urge good Democrats to run for Congress next year to do battle with the Great Old Pretenders.
a war hero and former NATO commander, as the candidate best able to take on the Great Pretender in the general election.
www.populist.com /03.18.edit.html   (1239 words)

 The Great Pretender
He offers us not so much a biography of the great actor, Edmund Kean, as a piece of speculative fiction.
Where in all this is the Kean of whom Hazlitt wrote: “The tone of voice in which he delivered the beautiful apostrophe, ‘Then, oh farewell struck on the heart and the imagination like the swelling notes of some divine music”?
I could not help feeling a certain chauvinistic resentment at seeing a great English actor butchered to make not even a Roman holiday but a French comedy.
www.sparrowsp.addr.com /articles/great_pretender.htm   (1077 words)

 Salon People | The great Pretender   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Darryl Strawberry out-torques Torquemada; the Great Buddha of crime reporting catches a cab.
Harper's Bazaar editor in chief, a legend in the world of fashion, dies of cancer at 51.
In 1979, as the Pretenders, they recorded a cover of the old Kinks song "Stop Your Sobbing" for the small punk label Real Records.
www.salon.com /people/bc/1999/04/06/hynde   (600 words)

 Amazon.com: The Great Pretender: Books: Millenia Black   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
THE GREAT PRETENDER…an electrifying tale of how one man tries to untangle his life, setting a full-fledged arena of wife against husband, lover against lover, friend against friend, and family against family.
Olivia is the eldest, who dislikes her father intensely because of his perpetual neglect, and Valerie, age 17, is a chronic snoop, who spies on everyone.
Even though you watch these characters make mistake after mistake, because of the great way the author has of putting us inside their heads, you LIKE them.
www.amazon.com /Great-Pretender-Millenia-Black/dp/0451216482   (2021 words)

 Barnes & Noble.com - Music: The Great Pretender, Freddie Mercury, CD
From all appearances, The Great Pretender would seem to be a collection of tracks from Freddie Mercury's Mr.
And that it is, but what is not made clear from looking at the track listing is that almost every song on this compilation has been remixed, sometimes quite drastically, from the original version.
The two pieces that Mercury recorded for the Time musical ("Time" and "In My Defense") have not been altered too much, and these hard-to-find ballads and the cover of "The Great Pretender" are the major selling points of the album, given the fine, dramatic performances given by Mercury.
music.barnesandnoble.com /search/product.asp?ean=720616140227   (520 words)

 The Great Pretender (2006)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Trivia: Filming was originally scheduled to commence in January 2006 but was postponed until 2007 because writer/director Peter Capaldi was contracted to film a second series of BBC comedy 'The Thick Of It' which would have collided with 'The Great Pretender'.
Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for The Great Pretender (2006)
Just me or is 'Great Pretender' like 'Chad Schmidt'?
us.imdb.com /title/tt0462589   (267 words)

 The Great Pretender of blogosphere
And if I thought the Mel impersonator was mean, that was before I saw the two emails that followed the revelation of the Great Pretender’s faux blog.
At the end of the day, The Great Pretender, who pats himself on the back for "punking" unsuspecting folk is not even a pale copy of the real life courageous charismatic Mel Gibson.
And Kev, about your offer for a Kleenex, which I thought you pinkos viewed as a threat to the environment, better keep it for the gobacktoTexas hoaxster.
www.canadafreepress.com /2006/edesk011306.htm   (538 words)

 The Great Pretenders -Live Music from the 50's 60's 70's (Ohio Band, Musical Group, Vocalists)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Great Pretenders -Live Music from the 50's 60's 70's (Ohio Band, Musical Group, Vocalists)
The Great Pretenders have been entertaining audiences since 1987 with professional, live performances featuring vintage rock n' roll, motown, surf, disco and classic rock.
If you are on our mailing list, and would like to continue to receive schedule updates, be sure to send us your e-mail address.
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 Love Song Lyrics - The Great Pretender
The BEST love song lyrics and the best romantic love songs 'The Great Pretender' from the Platters and Freddie Mercury...
Oh yes I'm the great pretender (ooh ooh)
Ooh Ooh yes I'm the great pretender (ooh ooh)
www.links2love.com /love_lyrics_134.htm   (164 words)

 Putfile - 08 The Great Pretender
"08 The Great Pretender" in Uncategorized by chaossorcerer91
becos i am the gr8 pretender, o yea....
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 Ewan McGregor To Play 'The Great Pretender'
Ewan McGregor is to star in Relativity Media's comedy The Great Pretender, according to Variety.
But when Grangely hits the bottle and disappears, they trick an unassuming extra with an uncanny likeness to the star to fill his shoes.
McGregor plays Grangely and the extra, as well as the two characters they play in the film-within-a-film -- Bonnie Prince Charlie, dubbed the 'Great Pretender', and the double used by the prince to confuse his enemies.
www.killermovies.com /g/thegreatpretender/articles/5428.html   (273 words)

 Kevin Mitnick, the great pretender | Newsmakers | CNET News.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
If somebody is flattering you, they might be trying to influence you to cooperate.
Or they might use an authority ruse--they pretend to have a higher status than you to force information from you.
Companies need to develop a simple security protocol to know when employees should refer to policy--on their intranet.
news.com.com /Kevin+...+the+great+pretender/2008-1029_3-6083668.html   (961 words)

 Spin City: The Great Pretender - TV.com
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Taylor Stanley's character of Karen is Mike's assistant in this episode because Victoria Dillard (Janelle) was only a guest star at this point in the show's history.
Tell the world what you think of The Great Pretender, write a review for this episode.
www.tv.com /spin-city/the-great-pretender/episode/2955/summary.html   (255 words)

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