Around the start of the war, Roger continued.
The Lateran council of 1139 restored peace to the Church, excommunicating Roger of Sicily, against whom Innocent undertook an expedition which proved unsuccessful.
When I didn't comment, she added, "Roger is my German Shepherd."
I hope Roger is there.
He recognized Roger as one of the three.
Roger was a tiny man, no taller than Cynthia, with snowy white hair and sparkling blue eyes.
It was Roger who introduced first himself, then Charlie, who dipped his paper in acknowledgment, and Harold, who set down the news and looked at Dean over the top of his glasses, curious about the visit.
"If you're looking for an opinion, we have an abundance of those," Roger offered.
It was Blackie Rowland's old workings, back during the war, Roger answered.
Roger said he'd heard it was some investor from out west.
That's been a dry hole for sixty years, Roger said.
Roger asked, turning to Dean, his blue eyes twinkling.
"Josh was a bum, a real con man—what they used to call a grifter," Roger said.
Roger thought for a moment.
Roger rose and went to the front of Diversions and returned with one of Ouray's many history books.
To Roger Fitz Reinfred was purchased by the corporation from the earl of Lonsdale and Captain Bagot, lords of the manor, in 1885 and 1886.
Zeiri, the founder of the Zeirid-Sanhaja dynasty, which was overthrown by Roger II.
In 1126 he came from Apulia to Antioch (which, since the fall of Roger, the successor of Tancred, in 1119, had been under the regency of Baldwin II.); and in 1127 he married Alice, the younger daughter of Baldwin.
Having consolidated their possessions on the mainland, the Normans, under Robert Guiscards brother, the great Count Roger, undertook the conquest of Sicily in 1060.
After a prolonged struggle of thirty years, they wrested the whole island from tile Saracens; and Reger, dying in 1101, bequeathed to his son Roger a kingdom in Calabria and Sicily second to none in Europe for wealth and magnificence.
To Constance, daughter of King Roger, and heiress of the Hauteville dynasty.
Roger of Wendover asserts that John issued a separate charter of this kind when Magna Carta appeared.
Idrisi, the best known of the Arabian geographical authors, after travelling far and wide in the first half of the 12th century, settled in Sicily, where he wrote a treatise descrip tive of an armillary sphere which he had constructed for Roger II., the Norman king, and in this work he incorporated all accessible results of contemporary travel.
Duke William was undisputed master of England at the end of five years; it took Count Roger thirty years to make himself undisputed master of Sicily.
When Count Roger at last found himself lord of the whole island, he found himself lord of men of various creeds and tongues, of whom his own Norman followers were but one class out of several.
William assuredly did not create the kingdom of England; Roger assuredly did create the kingdom of Sicily.
The grammar school was founded by Dr Roger Lupton, provost of Eton College, in 1528, but as it was connected with a chantry it was suppressed by Henry VIII., to be refounded in 1551 by Edward VI.; it now takes rank among the important public schools.
This difficulty was overcome by paving or " causewaying " the road up to the level of the top of the flanges, but 1 " Another thing that is remarkable is their way-leaves; for, when men have pieces of ground between the colliery and the river, they sell leave to lead coals over their ground " (Roger North).
(Pierre Roger), pope from the 7th of May 1342 to the 6th of December 1352, was born at Maumont in Limousin in 1291, the son of the wealthy lord of Rosieres, entered the Benedictine order as a boy, studied at Paris, and became successively prior of St Baudil, abbot of Fecamp, bishop of Arras, chancellor of France, archbishop of Sens and archbishop of Rouen.
Bishop Roger of Caen (1107-1139) built the castle, described by Henry of Huntingdon as scarcely inferior to that of Devizes, "than which there was none greater within the confines of England."
Its strength made Stephen force Bishop Roger to surrender it in 1139, but during the civil war in his reign it passed into the hands of the empress Maud.
As early as 970 the recovery of the territories lost to Mahommedanism in the East had been begun by emperors like Nicephoras Phocas and John Zimisces: they had pushed their conquests, if only for a time, as far as Antioch and Edessa, and the temporary occupation of Jerusalem is attributed to the East Roman arms. At the opposite end of the Mediterranean, in Spain, the Omayyad caliphate was verging to its fall: the long Spanish crusade against the Moor had begun; and in 1018 Roger de Toeni was already leading Normans into Catalonia to the aid of the native Spaniard.
ROGER BACON (c. 1214 - c. 1294), English philosopher and man of science, was born near Ilchester in Somerset.
Roger completed his studies at Oxford, though not, as current traditions assert, at Merton or at Brasenose, neither of which had then been founded.
Leland said that it is easier to collect the leaves of the Sibyl than the titles of the works written by Roger Bacon; and though the labour has been somewhat lightened by the publications of Brewer and Charles, referred to below, it is no easy matter even now to form an accurate idea of his actual productions.
The 13th century, an age peculiarly rich in great men, produced few, if any, who can take higher rank than Roger Bacon.
- The best work on Roger Bacon is perhaps that of E.
Charles, Roger Bacon, sa vie, ses ouvrages, ses doctrines d'apres des textes inedits (1861).
Des Roger Bacon and Die Kosmologie.
Des Roger Bacon (Vienna, 1879); S.
Siebert, Roger Bacon: Inaugural Dissertation (Marburg, 1861).
120-129 (a severe criticism of Bacon's logical doctrines); Held, Roger Bacon's praktische Philosophie (Jena, 1881); Karl Pohl, Das Verheiltniss d.