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  Wars of the Three Kingdoms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Wars included the Bishops' Wars of 1639 and 1640, the Scottish Civil War of 1644–5; the Irish Rebellion of 1641, Confederate Ireland, 1642–9 and the Cromwellian conquest of Ireland in 1649 (collectively the Irish Confederate Wars); and the First, Second and Third English Civil Wars of 1642–6, 1648–9 and 1650–51.
The Scottish Parliament legislated for a National Presbyterian church, the Presbyterian Church of Scotland, and the Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots, was forced to abdicate in favour of her son James VI of Scotland.
Ireland and the War of the Three Kingdoms
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 China to the Fall of the Han Dynasty
This was a kingdom equal in many ways to the Chinese states before the unification of China in 221 BCE, and a kingdom with many Chinese refugees from the previous century.
Sun Quan established the kingdom of Wu in the south of China and allied with Cao Cao, who had established the kingdom of Wei in the north - named after the Wei kingdom of the Warring States Period (475-221 CE) Liu Bei built the kingdom of Shu, in Sichuan Province.
Militarily, Wei was the strongest of militarily of the three kingdoms, a strength bolstered by its economy and water transport.
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 The Covenanters by Brian Orr Part 15   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Bishops Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms (1639-1646)
The Marquis of Argyll had his own agenda and saw the prospect of further war between himself and the MacDonalds, both Scots and Irish, which had centred on Kintyre and the islands of Colonsay and Islay in 1639.
Three months later a Scottish Army of the Covenant under Alexander Leslie (now Earl of Leven) crossed the Border and were met with resistance at Newcastle which they bypassed.
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 Three Kingdoms Era   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The three kingdoms rivaled among themselves for power as each grew in national strength, so conflict was inevitable.
Descriptions in documents from the Three Kingdoms Era, such as the Samguk Yusa, the oldest document of Korean history, show that during this era, Subak remained primarily a sport and recreational activity designed to improve physical fitness (although it was nonetheless still a formidable system of self-defense).
In the kingdom of Paekche, the military officers wore different colored belts to indicate their rank, and in Silla, they wore colored trim on their lapels as an additional indication of rank.
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Lying between 18° and 49° north latitude, her climate is alike exempt from the fierce heat of the torrid zone and the killing cold of the frigid regions.
There is not one of her provinces in which wheat, rice, and cotton, the three staples of food and clothing, may not be cultivated with more or less success; but in the southern half wheat gives place to rice, while in the north cotton yields to silk and hemp.
Three times he passed his own door and, though he heard the cries of his infant son, he did not once enter his house.
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 History Bookshop.com: Civil War: wars of the three kingdoms
The phrase 'Wars of the Three Kingdoms' acknowledges the centrality of the various civil wars fought within the Stuart kingdoms as well as the interactions between them.
He genuinely hoped to unite his three kingdoms 'under one imperial crown' and to give his peoples the freedom 'to commerce and match together, that so they may grow into one nation'.
England's inability effectively to wage war abroad during the 1620s had soured relations between the King and the political nations in all three kingdoms.
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Knowledge of these wars will not only be useful to members when answering patron questions regarding the effect of the Bishops Wars, but will be useful for those occasions when we mix with other 17th century groups, most of whom reenact the English Civil War.
General Background of the Bishops Wars During services in St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh on July 23, 1637, Janet Geddes registered her objection to the use of a prayer book written by bishops by throwing her stool at the Dean of the church.
He commanded a regiment in the Bishops Wars, and was second in command in Ulster until Leslie was recalled, and he commanded the army in Ulster until he was imprisoned by the English Parliamentarians.
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 Battle of Naseby
This course was adopted, even though the King's army had to be weakened by leaving a detachment under Goring to hold the west country and maintain the Siege of Taunton.
In the centre, the Royalist foot were organised as three "tertias" commanded by Lord Astley.
Within a year, the Civil War ended in a Parliamentarian military victory, Charles was beheaded and the remaining Royalist sympathisers fled for their lives to France and Scotland.
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 Three Kingdoms
Three Kingdoms, period of Chinese history from 220 to 265, after the collapse of the Han dynasty.
Tsin - Tsin or Chin, dynasty of China that ruled from 265 to 420, after the period of the Three Kingdoms.
THE WARS OF THE THREE KINGDOMS.(British civil war)
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 Rome: The Punic Wars
Hannibal was one of the great strategic generals in history; all during his war with Rome he never once lost a major battle, although he had lost a couple small skirmishes.
The end result of the second Punic War, in the end, was the domination of the known world by Rome.
The Third Punic War: 149-146 BC    In the years intervening, Rome undertook the conquest of the Hellenistic empires to the east.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/ROME/PUNICWAR.HTM   (1868 words)

  
 History of Tae Kwon Do   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The three kingdoms, Silla, Paekche, and Koguryo, waged war with one another for 700 years until the peninsula was finally unified under the dominance of Silla.
The kingdom was generally at peace with it neighbors, especially the Chinese, but Japanese pirates often harassed the Korean coasts.
During the war, the president of South Korea, Sigmund Rhee, was so impressed with a demonstration by Korean martial arts masters that he made martial arts a formal part of military training.
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 Three Kingdoms - General Works
The sobriquet "Three Kingdoms Era" of course neglects the confederation of Kaya states in the far south, which were the first victims of Silla’s drive towards peninsula hegemony with their final defeat in the mid-6
Strictly speaking then, "Three Kingdoms Era" can only be applied for the century or so before 668, between the fall of the last Kaya state in 562 and Silla unification.
Barnes, Gina L. "The Archaeology of the Capital Cities of the Three Kingdoms of Ancient Korea." In Grayson, James, Huntley, ed.
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 Ancient China: The Sui, 589-618
The Three Kingdoms 220-589 AD The decline and fall of the Later Han dynasty produced a long period of independent states each contending for hegemony over neighboring states; this period, in fact, lasted so long that the more or less uniform Chinese culture almost died out completely.
The Sui, 589-618 AD The chaos of the Three Kingdoms finally came to an end under the hand of Sui Wen-ti, a general of mixed blood.
He reunified the northern kingdoms, centralized the government, reformed the taxation structure, and conquered the south--all in a single lifetime.
www.wsu.edu /~dee/CHEMPIRE/SUI.HTM   (713 words)

  
 Three Kingdoms on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
THREE KINGDOMS [Three Kingdoms] period of Chinese history from 220 to 265, after the collapse of the Han dynasty.
When a usurper seized the Wei throne in 265 and founded the Tsin dynasty, the Three Kingdoms period officially came to an end.
Andrew Redington Getty Images 08-06-2005 GLENEAGLES, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 6: Bradley Dredge of Wales plays from a bunker on the ninth hole during the third round of the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles on August 6, 2005 at The Gleneagles Hotel in Gleneagles, Scotland.
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 JPRI Occasional Paper No. 8
The Kingdom of Ryukyu, called Liu-ch'iu in Chinese, was required to send envoys to the Ming Court, but China did not interfere in its politics and trade, as Japan did with increasing frequency starting in the early seventeenth century.
An early effect of the war was the decline of the pro-Chinese faction among Okinawan intellectuals.
The cruelest of the many ironies of the Pacific War was that, after years of discrimination on the mainland where Okinawans were sometimes denied employment and lodging, they saw the Battle of Okinawa as an opportunity to prove, once and for all, their loyalty to Japan and their full assimilation as Japanese.
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 H-Net Review: Stephen K. Roberts on The British Civil War: The Wars of the Three Kingdoms 1638-1660
The British Civil War: The Wars of the Three Kingdoms 1638-1660.
It is in part a guide to the "wars of the three kingdoms," with due attention to the relationships between the king and his separate territories, partly a study of something more cohesive, a "British civil war," and partly a narrative of political events, textbook-style, of the aftermath of these conflicts.
Underpinning the purely military analysis of the wars must lie a discussion of the political, religious, and socio-economic conditions that brought the wars to pass and which sustained them.
www.h-net.org /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=305551119639884   (1194 words)

  
 Korean History: A Bibliography [Three Kingdoms]
"Historical Transition of the Three Kingdoms." Korea Journal 6:4 (April 1966): 4-9.
"Unfought Korean Wars: Prelude to the Korean Wars of the Seventh Century." Papers on Far Eastern History 22 (September 1980): 123-158.
"Illness and Healing in the Three Kingdoms Period: A Symbolical Interpretation." Korea Journal 21:12 (December 1981): 4-12.
www.hawaii.edu /korea/bibliography/three_kingdoms.htm   (1364 words)

  
 Reader's Companion to Military History - - English Civil Wars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Having won the war, Parliament failed to secure a satisfactory peace settlement, enabling the king to mobilize an army of disaffected Scots.
The Cromwellian reconquest of Ireland dragged on until the fall of Galway in April 1652 because of the outbreak of the third English Civil War.
Moreover, the trial and execution of an anointed sovereign and the presence of a standing army throughout the 1650s, combined with the proliferation of radical religious sects, shook the very foundations of British society and ultimately facilitated the restoration of Charles II in 1660.
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 wiki/Basilikon Doron Definition / wiki/Basilikon Doron Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
King James VI of Scotland, later King James I of EnglandJames VI of Scotland and I of England (Charles James) (19 June 1566–27 March 1625) was a King who ruled over England, Scotland and Ireland, and was the first Sovereign to reign in the three realms simultaneously.
The rejection of the Apocrypha seems strange, since King James was later to finance six scholars to spend three years translating the Apocrypha for the 1611 King James Authorised Version of the Bible.
The preface to the 1611 KJAV says that the Apocrypha is scriptureMany religions and spiritual movements hold certain written texts (or series of spoken legends not traditionally written down) to be sacred.
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 1640 Definition / 1640 Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
[click for more] in an attempt to fund the second of the Bishops WarsThe Bishops' Wars, a series of armed encounters and defiances between England and Scotland in 1639 and 1640, were part of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms.
It was sometimes referred to in diplomatic circles as the "Sublime Porte" or simply as "the Porte", due to the greeting ceremony the sultan held for foreign ambassadors at the Pa...
The Spanish Empire recognizes the Dutch Republic of United Netherlands as a sovereign state, (governed by the House of Orange-Nassau and the Estates General) which was before a province of the Spanish Empire.
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 Amazon.co.uk: The Civil War: The War of the Three Kingdoms 1638-1660: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Civil War: The War of the Three Kingdoms 1638-1660
Most of my knowledge of the Civil War was based on CV Wedgewood's two landmarks, the King's War and the King's Peace, which portray the events as largely a struggle for control between the English King and Parliament that effectively ended in 1645.
This war truely involved all three countries and Royle expertly combines the this theme with his narrative.
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 Ancient Egypt
1786 Middle Kingdom (q.v) collapses in the face of invasions from the east.
The time between unification of the country in about 3100 BC and the start of the Old Kingdom is known as the Protodynastic Period.
The three kingdoms were separated by periods of foreign domination and civil disorder.
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 The Three Kingdoms -- Political, Social, Cultural, Historical Analysis Of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Three Kingdoms time derived from the demise of Latter Han Dynasty.
The three had promised to be blood brothers in Dao Yuan (i.e., Peach Garden) at the backyard of Zhang Fei's house.
Later, during the Three Kingdom time period, the Qiangs and Xianbei had participated in the wars as mercenaries for Cao Wei and Shu Han dynasties, respectively.
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 Alibris: Trevor Royle
A world-renowned historian presents the definitive history of the Crimean War, the conflagration that was a watershed in history and pointed the way to what mass warfare would be like in the 20th century.
While the war began as the result of the Scots' unwillingness to accept Charles I's prayer book, their...
War report : the war correspondent's view of battle from Crimea to the Falklands
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 Romance of the Three Kingdoms IX for PlayStation 2 Review - PlayStation 2 Romance of the Three Kingdoms IX Review
The ancient text Romance of the Three Kingdoms details the period of military and political turmoil that befell Ancient China in the second and third centuries AD, which occurred after the fall of the Han Dynasty.
If all of this sounds a little abstract, well, it is. The gameplay in Romance IX (as in the whole series) mostly consists of managing lots of numbers and maps, which are populated by little squares that represent your territory and that of your enemies.
Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII won't win any new converts to the strategy genre, but it's a good game that ought to please devotees of the series.
www.gamespot.com /ps2/strategy/romanceofthethreekingdomsix/review.html   (1514 words)

  
 Three Kingdoms Period, China
The collapse of the Han dynasty was followed by nearly four centuries of rule by warlords.
The age of civil wars and disunity began with the era of the Three Kingdoms (Wei, Shu, and Wu, which had overlapping reigns during the period A.D. In later times, fiction and drama greatly romanticized the reputed chivalry of this period.
Unity was restored briefly in the early years of the Jin dynasty (A.D. 265-420), but the Jin could not long contain the invasions of the nomadic peoples.
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 eBooks on Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Civil Wars offers a powerful new assessment of the conflict that engulfed the kingdoms ruled by Charles I after 1638.
Written by an international team of nine distinguished historians, it focuses on the Wars not simply as an English conflict, but as a related series of civil wars fought within and between England, Wales, Ireland, and Scotland during the 1940s.
It explains why Charles I lost the 'Wars of the Three Kingdoms', and how the English parliament reduced Ireland and Scotland to its authority after 1649.
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