A Mr. Edwin Mayer hoped to be able to sneak him in at that time, or so squeaked his nasal-voiced secretary.
But in spite of his uninspiring appearance, Edwin Mayer was fully in command.
He recognized Edwin Mayer and a few of the other employees of World Wide, although he didn't see Jackie Rudman, the young man who had squealed on Cece Baldwin.
Edwin Mayer rose to speak.
Dean forced a pot full of evil thoughts about the beanpole bastard Edwin Mayer aside in deference to his concern over Cynthia's whereabouts.
Shortly afterwards, in 616, he was defeated and slain in battle on the river Idle by Edwin, who was assisted by the East Anglian king Raedwald.
Edwin now became king over both Northumbrian provinces.
Under Edwin the Northumbrian kingdom became the chief power in the country.
Both these kings were slain by .Ceadwalla in the following year, but shortly afterwards the Welsh king was overthrown by Oswald, brother of Eanfrith, who reunited the whole of Northumbria under his sway and acquired a supremacy analogous to that previously held by Edwin.
At the Norman accession it became part of the possessions of Earl Edwin, and was granted to Robert de Romille.
At Gilling in 651 he caused the murder of Oswine, a relative of Edwin, who had become king of Deira, and a few years later took possession of that kingdom.
It was probably in 642 that he married Eanfled, daughter of Edwin, thus uniting the two rival dynasties of Northumbria.
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ST HILDA, strictly Hild (614-680), was the daughter of Hereric, a nephew of Edwin, king of Northumbria.
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His position was assured, at least temporarily, in 617, when he decided to espouse the cause of the Northumbrian prince Edwin, then a fugitive at his court, and defeated zEthelfrith of Northumbria on the banks of the Idle, a tributary of the Trent, in Mercian territory.
Eorpwald, the son of Radwald, was converted to Christianity by Edwin, but was soon afterwards slain by Ricberht (627 or 628), whereupon the kingdom again became pagan for three years, when Sigeberht, the brother of Eorpwald, became king and founded a see for Felix at Dunwich.
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.
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ZEthelfrith, king of Bernicia, united Deira to his own kingdom, probably about 605, and the union continued under his successor Edwin, son of Ella or Ã†lle, king of Deira.
The Landseer Newfoundland is a black and white variety brought into notice by Sir Edwin Landseer, but the exact ancestry of which is unknown.
The cathedral occupies the site of the wooden church in which King Edwin was baptized by Paulinus on Easter Day 627.
After his baptism Edwin, according to Bede, began to construct "a large and more noble basilica of stone," but it was partly destroyed during the troubles which followed his death, and was repaired by Archbishop Wilfrid.
Edwin Sandys, 1577-1588.
Nothing is known of the history of the city from the time the Romans withdrew from Britain in 410 until 627, when King Edwin was baptized there, and where shortly afterwards Paulinus, the first archbishop, was consecrated.
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20), Sir Noel Paton's " Quarrel " and " Reconciliation of Oberon and Titania," several works by William Etty, Robert Scott Lauder and Sam Bough, Sir Edwin Landseer's " Rent Day in the Wilderness," and the diploma pictures of the academicians, besides many specimens of the modern Scottish school.
The southern Picts ultimately subdued the Britons, and the castle became their chief stronghold until they were overthrown in 617 (or 629) by the Saxons under Edwin, king of Northumbria, from whom the name of Edinburgh is derived.
The Nelson Column, the central feature of Trafalgar Square, is from the designs of William Railton (1843), crowned with a statue of Nelson by Baily, and has at its base four colossal lions in bronze, modelled by Sir Edwin Landseer.
The line from Bishopsgate ran eastward to St Giles's churchyard (Cripplegate), where it turned to the south as far as Falcon square; again westerly by Aldersgate round the site of the Greyfriars (afterwards Christ's Hospital) towards Giltspur Street, then south by the Old Bailey to Ludgate, and then down to the Thames, where Dr Edwin Freshfield suggests that a Roman fortress stood on the site of Baynard's Castle.
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 Argus, founded in 1813 by Jesse Buel (1778-1839) and edited from 1824 to 1854 by Edwin Croswell (1797-1871), was long the organ of the coterie of New York politicians known as the "Albany Regency," and was one of the most influential Democratic papers in the United States.
Jaidev is better known as the author of the Gitagobind, which was translated by Sir Edwin Arnold, than as a religious reformer; but in the Adi Granth are found two hymns of his in the Prakrit language of the time, in which he represents God as distinct from nature, yet everywhere present.
The king's own legitimate brother Edwin made no attempt on the throne, but in 933 he was drowned at sea under somewhat mysterious circumstances; the later chroniclers ascribe his death to foul play on the part of the king, but this seems more than doubtful.
Among the residents have been Edwin Thomas Booth, John Henry Twachtman, the landscape painter, and Henry Osborne Havemeyer (1847-1907), founder of the American Sugar Company.
A new edition of his works by his son, Edwin Elliott, appeared in 1876.
"EDWIN SAMUEL MONTAGU (1879-), English politician, second son of the 1st Lord Swaythling, was born Feb.
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In 1848 he removed to London to fill a post in the board of health, under Edwin Chadwick, and became a prominent member of the brilliant circle which included George Grote and John Stuart Mill.
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Here, apart from the monastic remains, there may be seen portions of the church founded by 2Ethelburga, wife of Edwin, king of Northumberland, and rebuilt, with considerable use of Roman material, in 965 by St Dunstan.
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On this Point are the residence and private estate of the founder of the city, John Stevens (1749-1838), Hudson Park, and facing it the Stevens Institute of Technology, an excellent school of mechanical engineering endowed by Edwin A.
van Ingen and mural paintings by Edwin A.
Paulinus, first archbishop of York, about the year 627 preached in the district of Dewsbury, where Edwin, king of Northumbria, whom he converted to Christianity, had a royal mansion.
In the New English Dictionary the earliest example of the word " classical " is the phrase " classical and canonical," found in the Europae Speculum of Sir Edwin Sandys (1599), and, as applied to a writer, it is explained as meaning " of the first rank or authority."
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Only the first vacancy was filled up. Dean Merivale was co-opted, and on his resignation Professor, afterwards Archdeacon, Edwin Palmer.
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He arranged a marriage between his sister ZEthelberg and Edwin of Northumbria, on whose defeat and death in 633 he received his sister and Paulinus, and offered the latter the bishopric of Rochester.
Of the eleven charges of impeachment the first was that Stanton's removal was contrary to the Tenure of Office Act; the second, that the appointment of Thomas was a violation of the same law; the third, that the appointment violated the Constitution; the fourth, that Johnson conspired with Thomas "to hinder and prevent Edwin M.
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Northallerton (Alvetune, Allerton) is said to have been a Roman station and afterwards a Saxon "burgh," but nothing is known with certainty about it before the account given in the Domesday Survey, which shows that before the Conquest Earl Edwin had held the manor, but that the Normans had destroyed it so utterly that it was still waste in 1086.
OSWALD (c. 605-642), king of Northumbria, was one of the sons of lEthelfrith and was expelled from Northumbria on the accession of Edwin, though he himself was a son of Edwin's sister Acha.
By this he avenged his brother Eanfrith, who had succeeded Edwin in Bernicia, and became king of Northumbria.
that which it had occupied in the time of Edwin, with whom he is classed by:Bede as one of the seven great Anglo-Saxon kings.
He also completed the minster of St Peter at York which had been begun by Paulinus under Edwin.
His relationship to Edwin may have helped him to consolidate Deira and Bernicia.
EDWIN HATCH (1835-1889), English theologian, was born at Derby on the 14th of September 1835, and was educated at King Edward's school, Birmingham, under James Prince Lee, afterwards bishop of Manchester.
When the Civil War began he held the position of engineer-in-chief on Governor Edwin D.
the author of "Home, Sweet Home," Edwin McMasters Stanton and Joseph Henry.
Sutton Coldfield (Svtone, Sutton in Colefeud, Sutton Colfild, King's Sutton) is mentioned in the Domesday Survey as a possession of the Conqueror and as having been held before that time by Edwin, earl of Mercia.
The Chase is generally considered to have been the scene of the battle of Heathfield in 633, when King Edwin of Northumbria fell before the heathen King Penda of Mercia.
Previous to the Conquest, Macclesfield (Makesfeld, Mackerfeld, Macclesfeld, Meulefeld, Maxfield) was held by Edwin, earl of Mercia; and at the time of the Domesday Survey it formed a part of the lands of the earl of Chester.
Ceolwulf was succeeded in 611 by Cynegils, whose son Cwichelm provoked a Northumbrian invasion by the attempted murder of Edwin in 626.
EDWIN ABBOTT ABBOTT (1838-), English schoolmaster and theologian, was born on the 20th of December 1838.
In the following January Sir Edwin Arnold, the editor of the Daily Telegraph, arranged with Smith that he should go to Nineveh at the expense of that journal, and carry out excavations with a view to finding the missing fragments of the Deluge story.
Edwin von Manteuffel, the first governor, to win the confidence of the people failed; the anti-German feeling increased; the party of protestors continued in full numbers.
Dupetit Thouars in the Biographie universelle; all these were collected under the title Memorials of Ray, and edited (with the addition of a complete catalogue of his works) by Dr Edwin Lankester, 8vo (Ray Society), 1846; Correspondence (with Willughby, Martin Lister, Dr Robinson, Petiver, Derham, Sir Hans Sloane and others), edited by Dr Derham, 1718; Selections, with additions, edited by Lankester (Ray Society), 1848.
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CYRUS EDWIN DALLIN (1861-), American sculptor, was born at Springville, Utah, on the 22nd of November 1861.
He came of a middle-class Yorkshire family of pronounced Liberal and Nonconformist views, and was educated under Dr Edwin Abbott at the City of London school, from which he went as a scholar to Balliol, Oxford; there he had a distinguished career, taking a first-class in classics, winning the Craven scholarship and being elected a fellow of his college.
EDWIN M STANTON ` MASTERS (1814-1869), American statesman, was born at Steubenville, Ohio, on the 19th of December 1814.
See George C. Gorham, Life and Public Services of Edwin M.
Flower, Edwin McMasters Stanton: The Autocrat of Rebellion, Emancipation, and Reconstruction (New York, 1905).
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"FREDERICK EDWIN SMITH BIRKENHEAD, 1ST V1scoUNT (1872-), Lord Chancellor of Great Britain, the son of a barrister, was born at Birkenhead July 12 1872, and was educated at the local school, whence he proceeded with a classical scholarship to Wadham College, Oxford.
Eine Inselstudie (Stuttgart, 1893); Edwin Muller, Die Insel Rugen (17th ed., Berlin, 1900); Schuster, Fuhrer durch die Insel Rugen (7th ed., Stettin, 1901); Boll, Die Insel Rugen (Schwerin, 1858); O.
In later times, however, the kingdom of the Hwicce appears to have been always subject to Mercian supremacy, and possibly it was separated from Wessex in the time of Edwin.
It embraced an establishment for monks and (until the Conquest) for nuns of the Benedictine order, and under Hilda, a grand-niece of Edwin, a former king of Northumbria, acquired high celebrity.
This war may have been due partly to Ã†thelfrith's persecution of Edwin, but it had a strategic importance in the separation of the North Welsh from the Strathclyde Britons.
In 617 Ã†thelfrith was defeated and slain at the river Idle by Raedwald of East Anglia, whom Edwin had persuaded to take up his cause.
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She wrote The World's Own (unsuccessfully played at Wallack's, New York, in 1855, published 1857), and in 1858, for Edwin Booth, Hippolytus, never acted or published.
The date of its first settlement is quite unknown, but the first king of whom we have any record is Ella or ZElle, the father of Edwin, who is said to have been reigning about 585.
Osric the nephew of Edwin ruled Deira (6 33634), but his son Oswine was put to death by Oswio in 651.
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Between 1880 and 1890 an artistic coterie grew up here, the leaders of which were Edwin Harris, Walter Langley, Fred Hall, Frank Bramley, T.
EDWIN DENNISON MORGAN (1811-1883), American merchant and philanthropist, one of the "war governors" of New York state, was born in Washington, Berkshire county, Massachusetts, on the 8th of February 1811.
Among his other works are his Annotationes in Biblia (1607), of which an English translation (Pious and Learned Annotations upon the Holy Bible) was published in London in 1648, and various polemical treatises, such as De fictitio Pontificiorum Purgatorio (1619); De justa secessione Reformatorum ab Ecclesia Romana (1628); De Antichristo, &c. He also published French translations of Sarpi's History of the Council of Trent, and of Edwin Sandys's Account of the State of Religion in the West.
Baily, and having at its base four colossal lions in bronze modelled by Sir Edwin Landseer.
EDWIN,' 'AEDUINI or EDIVINE (585-633), king of Northumbria, was the son of Ella of Deira.
On the seizure of Deira by 2Ethelfrith of Bernicia (probably 605), Edwin was expelled and is said to have taken refuge with Cadfan, king of Gwynedd.
After the battle of Chester, in which ZEthelfrith defeated the Welsh, Edwin fled to Rcedwald, the powerful king of East Anglia, who after some wavering espoused his cause and defeated and slew IEthelfrith at the river Idle in 617.
Edwin thereupon succeeded to the Northumbrian throne, driving out the sons of ZEthelfrith.
There is little evidence of external activity on the part of Edwin before 625.
Edwin seems also to have annexed Lindsey to his kingdom by 625.
According to Bede, Edwin was favourably disposed towards Christianity owing to a vision he had seen at the court of Roedwald, and in 626 he allowed Eanfled, his daughter by rEthelberg, to be baptized.
Preserved by the devotion of his thegn Lilla,Edwin vowed to become a Christian if victorious over his treacherous enemy.
It was the influence of Edwin which led to the conversion of Eorpwald of East Anglia.
Bede notices the peaceful state of Britain at this time, and relates that Edwin was preceded on his progresses by a kind of standard like that borne before the Roman emperors.
In 6J3 Cadwallon of North Wales and Penda of Mercia rose against Edwin and slew him at Hatfield near Doncaster.
Bede tells us that Edwin had subdued the islands of Anglesey and Man, and the Annales Cambriae record that he besieged Cadwallon (perhaps in 632) in the island of Glannauc (Puffin Island).
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" He used to carry on," says his elder son, William Edwin Hamilton, " long trains of algebraical and arithmetical calculations in his mind, during which he was unconscious of the earthly necessity of eating; we used to bring in a ` snack ' and leave it in his study, but a brief nod of recognition of the intrusion of the chop or cutlet was often the only result, and his thoughts went on soaring upwards."
The great kingdom of Northumbria, though its first Christian monarch Edwin was converted by Paulinus, a disciple of Augustine, relapsed into heathenism after his death.
The church that they founded struck root, as that of Paulinus and Edwin had failed to do, and was not wrecked even by Oswalds deatn in battle at the hands of Penda the Mercian, the one strong champion of heathenism that England produced.
were reckoned the chief monarchs of England, and exercised a widespread influence over the southern realms, yet each had to win his supremacy by his own sword; and when Edwin and Oswald fell before the savage heathen Penda, and Ecgfrith was cut off by the Picts, there was a gap of anarchy before another king asserted hh superior power.
Ultimately one of Leofrics grandsons, Edwin, was left as earl of Mercia, and the other, Morcar, became earl of Northumbria instead of Harolds unpopular brother Tostig.
He endeavoured to conciliate Edwin and Morcar by marrying their sister Ealdgyth, and trusted that he had bought their loyal support.
Edwin and Morcar, who should have been at his side with their Mercians and Northumbrians, were still far awayprobably from treachery, slackness and jealousy.
But the earls Edwin and Morcar refused to fight for him, and when William appeared in front of the gates of London.
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.
654 or 655), son of Pybba, probably came to the throne in 626, but it is doubtful whether he actually became king of Mercia until 633, the year of the defeat and death of Edwin of Northumbria.
In 633 Penda and Ceadwalla overthrew Edwin at Hatfield Chase; but after the defeat of the Welsh king at Oswald at "Hefenfelth" in 634, Mercia seems to have been for a time subject to Northumbria.
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The botanical and geological surveys of the state are carried on by the university; the former has been largely under the supervision of Charles Edwin Bessey (b.
The first Mercian king of whom we have any record was Cearl, who apparently reigned about the beginning of the 7th century, and whose daughter Coenburg married Edwin, king of Deira.
During Edwin's reign Mercia was subject to his supremacy, though it may have been governed throughout by princes of its own royal family.
Its first prominent appearance in English history may be dated in the year 633, when the Mercian prince Penda joined the Welsh king Ceadwalla in overthrowing Edwin.
In the Mercian regnal tables, however, he is assigned a reign of only twenty-one years, which, as his death took place in 654 or 655, would give 634 as the date of his accession, presumably on the overthrow of Edwin, or perhaps on that of Ceadwalla.
After a brief wait, Dean was led to the sixteenth-floor cubbyhole of Mr. Edwin Mayer, an incredibly gaunt giant who slumped as if to tell the world he was just as short as the rest of them.
abbreviated names such as Edw this could be Edward, Edwin, or Edwina.
Edwin and his followers worshiped pagan gods, and had no concept of a better afterlife to look forward to.
Sir Edwin Lutyens, a renowned architect of the time, was commissioned for the project.
biographer records that the Old Rectory, owned by Rev Edwin Luard, was Georgian with a separate wing known as The Glebe.
In 1876 a number of dilapidated houses in Walsall Street collapsed killing a boy, one Edwin Brown.
Inside the lift The Edwin Clark trip boat has just entered the lower caisson.
On the following day he charged him with stealing a young cockerel, value 3s 6d, from Edwin ANDERTON.
In the 1861 census, thirty-year old Edwin Dann is described as a master cooper, employing one man.
Two years ago at Durban, HIV positive Judge Edwin Cameron's passionate denunciation of health inequality galvanized the world drug access movement.
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Edwin's comment on his father's playing: " He was a really first-rate country fiddler.
The new wooden minster built by Edwin at York lay within what had been the headquarters building of the Roman legionary fortress.
ill omen, but Edwin was resolute.
February 2004: Edwin Morgan was appointed the first poet laureate of Scotland.
Press releases of the time relate to Edwin winning over 80 gold, silver or bronze medals.
Edwin's parents were Samuel Sewell a master miller and Sarah Woods.
minster built by Edwin at York lay within what had been the headquarters building of the Roman legionary fortress.
Within the garden is the impressive Akeler Sundial, created by the acclaimed sculptor Edwin Russell FRBS.
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ZEthelfrith eventually acquired possession of Deira, probably in 604 or 605, perhaps on Ella's death, expelling his son Edwin (q.v.).
ZEthelfrith, king of Bernicia, united Deira to his own kingdom, probably about 605, and the union continued under his successor Edwin, son of Ella or Ãƒâ€ lle, king of Deira.
Long after Edwin's conquest the lowland continued to be debatable territory held by uncertain tenure, but at length it was to a large extent settled anew by Anglo-Saxon and Norman colonists under Malcolm Canmore and his sons.
Renewed study of every group was the result of the acceptance of the genealogical idea and of the recognition of the importance 1 Sir Edwin Ray Lankester (b.
1847) was the eldest son of Edwin Lankester (1814-1874), a physician and naturalist (F.R.S.
What Ulfilas was to the Gothic tribes, what Columba and his disciples were to the early Celtic missions, what Augustine or Aidan was to the British Isles, what Boniface was to the churches of Germany and Anskar to those of Denmark and Sweden, that, on the discovery of a new world of missionary enterprise, was Xavier to India, Hans Egede to Greenland, Eliot to the Red Indians, Martyn to the church of Cawnpore, Marsden to the Maoris, Carey, Heber, Wilson, Duff and Edwin Lewis to India, Morrison, Gilmour, Legge, Hill, Griffith John to China, Gray, Livingstone, Mackenzie, Moffat, Hannington, Mackay to Africa, Broughton to Australia, Patteson to Melanesia, Crowther to the Niger Territory, Chalmers to New Guinea, Brown to Fiji.
In 1904 Edwin Anderson Alderman (b.
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He married Acha, daughter of Ella (Ãƒâ€ lle), king of Deira, whom he succeeded probably in 605, expelling his son Edwin.
This war may have been due partly to Ãƒâ€ thelfrith's persecution of Edwin, but it had a strategic importance in the separation of the North Welsh from the Strathclyde Britons.
In 617 Ãƒâ€ thelfrith was defeated and slain at the river Idle by Raedwald of East Anglia, whom Edwin had persuaded to take up his cause.
After his death Deira was subject to 2Ethelfrith, king of Northumbria, until the accession of Edwin, in 616 or 617, who ruled both kingdoms (see EowiN) till 633.
Edwin was then the eldest surviving son, four brothers having died in infancy.
The Wire 261, November 2005 Unedited transcript by Edwin Pouncey Earth What music helped shape the Earth sound?
The set includes Alice's popular choker as well as Edwin's distinctive wrist cuff.
The musical box has a picture of Edwin on one side and Bella on the other.
That same year, Edwin Land came up with the idea for polarized lenses that would reduce glare.
Pratt, Edwin, Jr., et al. "Fluoridation at Fifty: What Have We Learned?"
Shoes for men can be anywhere from $165.00, in the case of the Panama Penny, to $1,200.00 for the Edwin Cap Toe Croc.
The Edwin Cap Toe Croc is of exquisite Italian design.
Some books you may find helpful include The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Edwin Bryant and The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Commentary by Sri Swami Satchidananda.
Edwin is an Atlanta teenager who ran away from home him with his girlfriend.
They have one child together, and Edwin was robbing houses to raise money for the family.
T.I. tries to convince Edwin to find more positive ways to support his family and introduced him to a single mother raising her child alone because the father went to prison for burglary.
At the reunion show, it was revealed that Edwin had earned his GED and was hoping for an internship at T.I.'s label.Viewers may also recognize Edwin from an appearance on the Tyra show, where he was seeking help for abusing his girlfriend.
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