A representative of the government, Mr (later Sir James) Edgar, sent out to conciliate the province by some new agreement, failed to accomplish his object, and all the influence of the governor-general, Lord Dufferin, who paid a visit at this time to the Pacific coast, was required to quiet the public excitement, which had shown itself in a resolution passed by the legislature for separation from the Dominion unless the terms of union were fulfilled.
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Hide 'em in plain sight, so to speak, a la Edgar Allen Poe.
That Edgar Poe guy wrote a story about the obvious being overlooked.
In the reign of Edgar, Oslac was appointed earl of southern Northumbria, but he was banished at the beginning of the following reign.
EDGAR MORTARA, an Italian Jew, of a Bologna family, whose abduction in early childhood (1858) by the Inquisition occupied for several years the attention of European diplomacy.
Edgar Mortara, when between five and six years of age, fell ill.
After the capture of Rome by the Italian troops in 1870 Edgar Mortara had the opportunity of reverting to Judaism, but he refused to do so, and not long afterwards became an Augustinian.
After the death of Harold in 1066, Archbishop Aldred and the citizens of London desired to make him king, but on the advance of William, Edgar and his supporters made their submission.
In 1068, after the failure of the first rising of the north, Edgar retired to Scotland, when his sister Margaret married the Scottish king, Malcolm Canmore.
and Robert of Normandy, Edgar sided with the latter.
But the two jurisdictions were kept separate; for by another law of Edgar (Leges Edg.
Edgar, in a speech to St Dunstan and the bishops in synod (in 969), said, "I hold in my hands the sword of Constantine, you that of Peter.
The charter of William the Conqueror abrogated the laws of Edgar.
Kentucky ' 'From survey by Edgar Vaughan and W.L.
Both Normans and English came to Scotland in crowds in the days of Margaret, Edgar and David, and Scottish national feeling sometimes rose up against them.
state ownership and operation), see an article by Edgar Crammond in the Quarterly Review (London) for October 1909, which cites, among other works on the subject, Clement Edwards's Railway Nationalization (1898); Edwin A.
As is well known, great efforts were made by King Edgar to reduce the number of wolves in the country, but, notwithstanding the annual tribute of 300 skins paid to him during several years by the king of Wales, he was not altogether so successful as has been commonly imagined.
Of Edgar's witenagemots, the one of A.D.
(1084-1153), king of Scotland, the youngest son of Malcolm Canmore and (Saint) Margaret, sister of Edgar .Ã†theling, was born in 1084.
On the death of Edgar, king of Scotland, in 1107, the territories of the Scottish crown were divided in accordance with the terms of his will between his two brothers, Alexander and David.
In 1066 it was taken by Harold Hardrada, and in 1068 the men of the north of England, rising under Edgar Aetheling and Earl Waltheof, stormed the castles which William I.
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In 1069 Robert of Comines, a Norman to whom William had given the earldom of Northumberland, was murdered by the English at Durham; the north declared for Edgar Atheling, the last male representative of the West-Saxon dynasty; and Sweyn Estrithson of Denmark sent a fleet to aid the rebels.
In 1072 he undertook a campaign against Malcolm, king of Scots, who had married Margaret, the sister of Edgar Atheling, and was inclined to promote English rebellions.
When William reached the Forth his adversary submitted, did homage as a vassal, and consented to expel Edgar Atheling, who was subsequently endowed with an English estate and admitted to William's favour.
without rede or counsel), son of King Edgar by his second wife lElfthryth, was born in 968 or 969 and succeeded to the throne on the murder of his step-brother Edward (the Martyr) in 979.
The year after his accession the Danish invasions, long unintermitted under Edgar the Peaceful, recommenced; though as yet their object was plunder only, not conquest, and the attacks were repeated in 981, 982 and 988.
The defeated chiefs retired on the city, led by Ansgar the Staller, under whom as sheriff the citizens of London had marched to fight for Harold at Senlac. They elected Edgar Atheling, the grandson of Edmund Ironside, as king, which the Saxon Chronicle says " was indeed his natural right."
The result was that Edgar and Earls Edwin and Morkere and " the best men of London " repaired to Berkhampstead, where they submitted themselves and swore fealty to the Conqueror.
The church of St Editha, originally founded in the 8th century, was rebuilt, after being burned by the Danes, by Edgar, who made it collegiate, but the existing Decorated building, was erected after a fire in 1345.
The great variety of these vessels is well shown in the illustrated catalogue of GraecoEgyptian glass in the Cairo museum, edited by C. C. Edgar.
Bontemps, Guide du verrier (Paris, 1868); Edward Dillon, Glass (London, 1907); C. C. Edgar, " Graeco-Egyptian Glass," Catalogue du Musee du Caire (1905); Sir A.
To the first division belong the laws of the Kentish kings, IEthelberht, Hlothhere and Eadric, Withraed; those of Ine of Wessex, of Alfred, Edward the Elder, lEthelstan,l Edmund, Edgar, 2Ethelred and Canute; the treaty between Alfred and Guthrum and the so-called treaty between Edward and Guthrum.
Practically the entire code of 7Ethelberht, for instance, is a tariff of fines for crimes, and the same subject continues to occupy a great place in the laws of Hlothhere and Eadric, Ine and Alfred, whereas it appears only occasionally in the treaties with the Danes, the laws of Withraed, Edward the Elder, lEthelstan, Edgar, Edmund and Ethelred.
In subsequent history there is a good deal of resemblance between the capitularies' legislation of Charlemagne and his successors on one hand, the acts of Alfred, Edward the Elder, ZEthelstan and Edgar on the other, a resemblance called forth less by direct borrowing of Frankish institutions than by the similarity of political problems and condition.
in the Frankish empire (9th century) as alba, clericalis, in contradistinction to the liturgical alb, and in England (loth century) under the name of oferslip in the 46th canon of the ecclesiastical laws of Edgar.
The result was that in the year 957 his brother, the ZEtheling Edgar, was chosen as king by the Mercians and Northumbrians.
It is probable that no actual conflict took place, and in 959, on Edwy's death, Edgar acceded peaceably to the combined kingdoms of Wessex, Mercia and Northumbria.
But in 957 the Mercians and Northumbrians revolted and chose Edgar as their king.
In the same year Edwig died and Edgar became sole king, Dunstan shared his triumph, and was appointed archbishop of Canterbury.
On Edgar's death in 975 the archbishop's influence secured the crown for his elder son Edward.
Through that of Edgar, he was the king's chief minister and most trusted adviser; and to him a great share in its glories must be assigned.
Entering the army at seventeen, he left it two years afterwards; and at nineteen he produced Azemire, a two-act drama (acted in 1786), and Edgar, ou le page suppose, a comedy (acted in 1785), which were failures.
Forbes Julian and Edgar Smart, Cyaniding Gold and Silver Ores.
At Amesbury (Ambresberia, Aumbresbery) a witenagemot was held in 932, while about 980 Ã†lfthryth (Ethelfrida), queendowager of Edgar, erected here a nunnery in expiation of the murder of her stepson.
Having married as his second wife, (St) Margaret, a sister of Edgar lEtheling, who was a fugitive at his court, he invaded England in 1070 to support the claim of Edgar to the English throne, returning to Scotland with many captives after harrying Northumbria.
Four of Malcolm's sons, Duncan II., Edgar, Alexander I., and David I., became kings of Scotland; and one of his daughters, Matilda, became the wife of Henry I.
The manor, with a market and tolls, was among the possessions confirmed in 972 by King Edgar to the abbot of Peterborough, to whom it still belonged in 1086.
DANIEL EDGAR SICKLES (1825-), American soldier and diplomatist, was born in New York City on the 20th of October 1825.
Foreseeing the extent to which the demand would grow in America for iron and steel, he started the Keystone Bridge works, built the Edgar Thomson steel-rail mill, bought out the rival Homestead steel works, and by 1888 had under his control an extensive plant served by tributary coal and iron fields, a railway 4 25 m.
Excavations conducted here for six months, from Christmas of 1903 to June 1904, for the university of Chicago, by Dr Edgar J.
In 948 Edred gave the church at Wellingborough to Crowland Abbey, and the grant was confirmed by King Edgar in 966.
Edgar, The Bibles of England (1889); H.
Edgar Vaughan and W.
The name, Hamstede, is synonymous with "homestead," and the manor is first named in a charter of Edgar (957-975), and was granted to the abbey of Westminster by Ethelred in 986.
Holy Cross is a remnant of a mitred abbey of Benedictines, said to have been founded about 970 by King Edgar, on the site of a Mercian religious settlement.
See Edgar Rowans, Wilson Cathie and the Church Army.
$ The Council of Trent enjoined due payment of tithes, and excommunicated those who withheld them .° In England the earliest example of legal recognition of tithes is, according to Selden, a decree of a synod in 786.10 Other examples before the conquest occur in the Foedus lElfredi Guthruni and the laws of Athelstan, Edgar and Canute."A full discussion of their origin and history is to be found in Lord Selborne's Ancient Facts and Fictions concerning Churches and Tithes (1888); the History of the Law of Tithes in England, by G.
Currency.Tbe monetary system in force dates from 1885, when through the efforts of Sir Edgar Vincent the currency was placed on a sound basis.
The Celts (apart from the claimant of the blood of Lulach and the house of Moray) placed Donald Ban on the throne; England supported Duncan (by primogeniture Malcolm's heir, and a hostage in England); there was division of the kingdom till Duncan was slain, and Edgar, son of Malcolm and Margaret, was restored by Edgar ZEtheling.
In 1103 Edgar's sister, Eadgyth (Matilda), married Henry I.; the dynasty of Scotland now shows, by the names of its members, that the English element in it was predominant.
Edgar, before his death, established his brother, Alexander I., as king of Scotland, north of Forth and Clyde, with Edinburgh, which looks as if he considered Forth and Clyde the frontier of what was legally Scotland; while his younger brother, David, as earl, ruled Lothian and Cumbria.
209), giving an analysis of the differences in dialect between the two works; and Edgar Elliott Bramlette, "The Original Language of the Ancren Riwle," in Anglia, xv.
Edgar Evans fell ill first and after causing fatal delay, 'he died on Feb.
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C. Edgar (Phil.
C. Weber (ibid., 1908), and Edgar (ibid., 1908).
R.Read (Toronto, 1894), and by Lady Edgar (Toronto and London, 1905).
The foundations of the Edgar chapel, discovered in 1908, make the whole church the longest of cathedral or monastic churches in the country.
On the 18th of December a Boer policeman, in pursuit of an Englishman named Edgar, whom he wished to arrest for an alleged assault on another man, entered his house and shot him dead.
Assisted by his friend Edgar Quinet, he began a violent polemic against the unpopular order and the principles which it represented, a polemic which made their lectures, and especially Michelet's, one of the most popular resorts of the day.
On the death of his brother Edgar in 1107 he succeeded to the Scottish crown; but, in accordance with Edgar's instructions, he inherited only a part of its possessions.
Stevens, Jottings on Stonehenge (1882); Edgar Barclay, Stonehenge and its Earth Works (1895); Lockyer, Stonehenge and other British Stone Monuments, Astronomically Considered (1906).
The abbey was founded by Ailwin, earl of the East Angles, in 969, and a charter of King Edgar granted lands and privileges for the purpose.
EDGAR QUINET (1803-1875), French historian and man of letters, was born at Bourg-en-Bresse, in the department of the Ain, France, on the 17th of February 1803.
Edgar, who was an only child, was much alone, but his mother (Eugenie Rozat Lagis, who was a person of education and strong though somewhat unorthodox religious views) exercised great influence over him.
There is in English an elaborate Early Life and Writings of Edgar Quinet, by R.
While poor, morbid Edgar Allan Poe was writing violent and scurrilous articles upon him, accusing him of plagiarism and other literary misdemeanours, he was delivering enthusiastic lectures to his classes on Poe's poetry.
A charter of Offa, king of Mercia (785), deals with the conveyance of certain land to the monastery of St Peter; and King Edgar restored the church, clearly defining by a charter dated 951 (not certainly genuine) the boundary of Westminster, which may be indicated in modern terms as extending from the Marble Arch south to the Thames and east to the City boundary, the former river Fleet.
A small monument erected to the memory of Edgar Allan Poe stands in the Westminster Presbyterian churchyard, where he is buried; there is another monument to his memory in Druid Hill Park.
It is notable that when, after Edreds death, there was civil strife, owing to the quarrel of his nephew Edwy with some of his kinsmen, ministers and bishops, the rebels, who included the majority of the Mercians and Northumbrians, set up as their pretender to the throne not a Dane but Edwys younger brother Edgar, who ruled for a short time north of Thames, and became sole monarch on the death of his unfortunate kinsman.
The reign of Edgar (959975) saw the culmination of the power of the house of Alfred.
The minor sovereigns of Britain owned him as overlord, as they had owned his grandfather Edgar.
there was no direct heir to the crown, and the nearest of kin was an infant, Edgar, the great-nephew of the reigning sovereign and grandson of Edmund Ironside.
The witan cbose the earl as king without any show of doubt, though the assent of the Mercian and Northumbrian earls must have been half-hearted: Not a word was said in favor of the claim of the child Edgar, the heir of the house of Alfred, nothing (of course) for the preposterous claim of William of Normandy.
The witan met and hastily saluted the child Edgar A~theling as king.
In some parts the insurrections were in favor of the sons of Harold, in others Edgar ~ltheling was acclaimed as king: and while the unwise earls Edwin and Morcar fought for their own hand, the Anglo-Danes of the East sent for Sweyn, king of Denmark, who proved of small help, for he abode but a short space in England, and went off after sacking the great abbey of Peterborough and committing other outrages.
His foreign policy was successful: he installed a nominee of his own, Edgar, the son of Malcolm Canmore, on the throne of Scotland (1097); he reconquered Maine, which his brother Robert had lost; he made successful war upon King Philip of France.
Almost the first and quite the wisest of his inspirations was to wed a princess of the old English lineEdith,1 the niece of Edgar ~theling, the child of his sister Margaret of Scotland and Malcolm Canmore.
Within its precincts were buried Queen Margaret and Malcolm Canmore; their sons Edgar and Alexander I., with his queen; David I.
The custom whereby the inhabitants of a district were responsible for any crime or injury committed by one of their number is old and widespread; it prevailed in England before the Norman Conquest, and is an outcome of the earlier principle whereby this responsibility rested on kinship. Thus a law of Edgar (d.
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by King Edgar, about a hundred years after its destruction by the Danes.
A woollen industry was probably established at an early date, for there is reference to a fulling mill in a charter of King Edgar dated 909.
The system was extended in the reign of Edgar, and it appears not to have been complete until the reign of Edward III.
I'm not J. Edgar Hoover's replacement.
In Saxon times, King Offa founded an abbey at Bath, where King Edgar was crowned in 973.
With the blinds was impatiently waiting anchor ABC edgar.
And everyone's favorite ape-man came to life as Edgar Rice Burroughs published Tarzan of the Apes.
The boundaries attached to a spurious charter attributed to Edgar (Cart.
chequerrt distance ahead, Edgar took the checkered flag to confirm his second victory of the season.
Measure the benefits nd million rd anchor abc Edgar.
With the blinds was impatiently waiting anchor abc Edgar.
Disk 2 Your Name's Not God, It's Edgar Edgar has a pretty miserable existence.
famed as the one-time home of the poet Edgar Allan Poe.
A short distance ahead, Edgar took the checkered flag to confirm his second victory of the season.
Florence goes on to describe how Edgar took the helm whilst the eight kings rowed him on the river Dee.
But when the murders startup again with the same pattern as Edgar's, Hobbes is suspicious of a copycat killer.
However, Edwy's brother Edgar admired and supported the reformed monasticism.
oversellDr. Edgar Whitey told BBC News the government had previously oversold the advantages of the cards.
Singer moved to the present Cork Street site, his sons Herbert and Edgar joined him and they expanded to undertake life-size statues.
Their mournful wails float through the branches in the vein Edgar Allen Poe.
Katzenbach clashed with J. Edgar Hoover over his policy of ordering unauthorized wiretaps of people such as Martin Luther King.
EDGAR, or Eadgar (c. 1050 - c. 1130), called the 'Etheling, was the son of Edward, a son of the English king Edmund Ironside, by his wife Agatha, a kinswoman of the emperor Henry II., and was born probably in Hungary some time before 1057, the year of his father's death.
PARIS, a city and the county seat of Edgar county, Illinois, U.S.A., in the E.
In the latter part of the 10th century, laws of Edgar provided that the bishop should be at the county court and also the alderman, and that there each of them should put in use both God's laws and the world's law (Johnson's English Canons, i.
(1084-1153), king of Scotland, the youngest son of Malcolm Canmore and (Saint) Margaret, sister of Edgar .Ãƒâ€ theling, was born in 1084.
His efforts had not succeeded in placing him in a position of independence; and at last, in 1867, the government of the Empire (from which he had perforce stood aloof, though he never considered it necessary to adopt the active protesting attitude of Edgar Quinet and Victor Hugo) came to his assistance, a vote of 20,000 being proposed in April of that year for his benefit by Emile 0111vier.
At Amesbury (Ambresberia, Aumbresbery) a witenagemot was held in 932, while about 980 Ãƒâ€ lfthryth (Ethelfrida), queendowager of Edgar, erected here a nunnery in expiation of the murder of her stepson.
His Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures (1603) furnished Shakespeare with the names of the spirits mentioned by Edgar in King Lear.
$ The Council of Trent enjoined due payment of tithes, and excommunicated those who withheld them .Ã‚° In England the earliest example of legal recognition of tithes is, according to Selden, a decree of a synod in 786.10 Other examples before the conquest occur in the Foedus lElfredi Guthruni and the laws of Athelstan, Edgar and Canute."A full discussion of their origin and history is to be found in Lord Selborne's Ancient Facts and Fictions concerning Churches and Tithes (1888); the History of the Law of Tithes in England, by G.
(See Edgar, Catalogue of Graeco-Egypt-ian Coffins, 48 plates, for this subject.)
Not less active was Sir Edgar Vincent, the financial adviser, who kept a firm hold on the purse-strings and ruthlessly cut down expenditure in all departments except that of irrigation (see Finance).
Edmund was twice married; first to'Elfgifu, the mother of Eadwig and Edgar; second to ' Ethelfia d "aet Damerhame" (i.e.
Edgar Evans, made an extensive geological survey and study of the ice phenomenon of the lower valleys of the Western Mountains, from Butter Point southward to the Koettlitz glacier in lat.
The killing of Edgar was followed by the breaking up of a public meeting at Johannesburg, and in March the Uitlanders handed to the high commissioner a petition for intervention with 21,684 signatures attached to it '(see' Transvaal: History).
Edgar (A.D.960), an intaglio gem.
There is better, but still slender, reason for the belief that it was here, and not at Chester, that five kings of the Cymry rowed Edgar in a barge as a sign of his sovereignty (A.D.
After the battle of Hastings Aldred joined the party who sought to bestow the throne upon Edgar the IEtheling, but when these efforts appeared hopeless he was among those who submitted to William the Conqueror at Berkhampstead.
by Raymond Beazley and Edgar Prestage, Hakluyt Society, London, 1896-1899); Joao de Barros, Decadas da Asia (Lisbon, 1652); Raymond Beazley, Prince Henry the Navigator (London, 1895), and introduction to Azurara, vol.
Edgar 's brave challenge ended when the coil gave way, causing him to splutter back to the pits.
The house, built between 1936 and 1939 for Pittsburgh retail mogul Edgar Kaufmann, is built over a running mountain stream and waterfall.
Falling Water, located southeast of Pittsburgh, was built in 1935 for Pittsburgh department store magnet Edgar Kaufmann.
Yale alums Stephen Kahn and Chris Edgar began talking about their ideas for selling clothing for teens in 1993, and the first Delia's mail-order catalog was available the next year.
This site features some of the greatest classic sad love poems by William Blake, Robert Browning, Emily Elizabeth Dickinson, John Keats, Edgar Allen Poe, William Shakespeare and so many more.
That was when area resident Edgar Streifthau opened LeSourdsville Lake Amusement Park in Monroe, Ohio.
The 2009 film Ligeia, based on an Edgar Allan Poe story, is an R-rated thriller.
Robert Browning, William Shakespeare, and even Edgar Allen Poe have all tried mightily to produce written texts that reflect the wonder and the mystery of love.
A.R.E, the Virginia Beach-based foundation continuing the work of respected psychic Edgar Cayce, provides an interactive color wheel-style psychic ability test online.
Edgar Cayce predictions are still fascinating to this day.
Edgar Cayce was born on March 18, 1877 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
Edgar Cayce predictions include many topics.
Edgar Cayce also predicted that Atlantis would rise again in 1968 or 1969.
No psychic is 100 percent reliable in his or her predictions, and it would appear that Edgar Cayce is the same.
Edgar Cayce became famous for entering a self-induced trance and answering questions or providing insight about the future and many other topics of his day.
The method used to generate your reading is based on the work of prophet Edgar Cayce.
An American prophet and psychic, Edgar Cayce lived at the height of the spiritualist revival movement.
The Edgar Cayce predictions can be divided into two parts - those which have already occurred, and those that have yet to occur.
The deaths of Franklin Roosevelt and John Kennedy: Edgar Cayce made these predictions in 1939.
Polar shift: In 1936, Edgar Cayce predicted the Earth's poles would shift, and that it would become noticeable around the turn of the 21st Century.
Edgar Cayce performed over 14,000 readings.
The nature of prophecies including those of Edgar Cayce, is that they are usually stated in vague or confusing language that seems far more significant after the fact.
While Edgar Cayce appears to be accurate in his prophecies, if you read the language of them, it is difficult to pinpoint exact events that will occur.
Could it be that in a trance state, Edgar Cayce had a magic mirror into the future?
According to famous psychic, Edgar Cayce, psychic ability arises from the soul, while intuition arises from the mind.
Edgar Cayce is easily the most famous psychic in the world.
At the age of 24, Edgar fell sick and lost his voice.
The exceptional nature of this event comes from the fact that Edgar had no medical training and only had a grammar school education, yet he diagnosed his medical condition and the correct medical cure while under hypnosis.
Once word spread of the nature of his cure, Edgar was overrun with requests from the sick for a "reading".
By the time of his death in 1945, Edgar Cayce had performed over 14,000 readings and left behind a long-lasting legacy.
She said 'You're just like Edgar Cayce' (referencing Cayce's ability to sleep with a book under his pillow and have knowledge of the contents - although I assure you that I never slept with any of those books)."
The most famous example of predicting the future during an out-of-body experience is that of Edgar Cayce.
Not only does this cemetery boast the grave of Edgar Allen Poe, but it also is home to a wide variety of military figures.
During the many past life recalls and various readings conducted by Edgar Cayce, the Sleeping Prophet of the twentieth century, he often gave detailed explanations.
Many of Edgar Cayce's future predictions were made as a secondary part to readings he conducted for individuals usually seeking advice on a physical ailment or specific life issue.
Like all psychics, Edgar Cayce wasn't 100 percent accurate.
Mark Thurston, PhD, uses Edgar Cayce readings to explore how psychic abilities develop.
Charles Edgar and Frank Duryea set up the first car manufacturing company in the United States in 1893.
Some of the best-known protagonists include Terra Branford, Celes Chere, Locke Cole, and Edgar Roni Figaro.
"Doc" Smith fathered the genre that would nurse Edgar Rice Burroughs, C.J.
After the gift of $500,000 by Andrew Carnegie there were established in 1909 the Andrew Carnegie School of Engineering, the James Madison School of Law, the James Monroe School of International Law, the James Wilson School of Political Economy, the Edgar Allan Poe School of English and the Walter Reed School of Pathology.
His long reign (1058-1093), and his second marriage (1068) with Margaret, sister of Edgar ZEtheling, of the ancient English royal blood - dispossessed by the Norman Conqueror - intensified the sway of English ideas in Scotland, and increased the prepotency of the English element in political, social and ecclesiastical affairs.
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