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  • Leon covers a very wide area, owing to its gardens and plantations.
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  • A ruined castle, near the city, recalls its strategic importance in the 8th century, when Asturias, Galicia and Leon were the headquarters of resistance to the Moors.
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  • The city of Leon, founded by Francisco Hernandez de Cordova in 1523, was originally situated at the head of the western bay of Lake Managua, and was not removed to its present position till 1610.
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  • Two years after his marriage he became possessed of a copy of the Kabbalistic " Bible " - the Zohar of Moses de Leon.
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  • The first detailed account of the west coast of South America was written by a keenly observant old soldier, Pedro de Cieza de Leon, who was travelling in South America from 1533 to 1550, and published his story at Seville in 1553.
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  • A small pamphlet containing his Souvenirs 1848-1850 was published in 1901 by his brother Antoine Leon Philibert Auguste de Gramont, duc de Lesparre.
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  • Oncken, to take the extreme of condemnation, looks upon him as a bad physiocrat and a confused thinker, while Leon Say considers that he was the founder of modern political economy, and that "though he failed in the 18th century he triumphed in the 1 9th."
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  • His name, and that of his wife Geloria (Elvira), are associated with the grant of the first franchises of Leon.
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  • Castile was left to his eldest son Sancho, Leon to Alphonso, Galicia to Garcia, Zamora and Toro to his two daughters Urraca and Elvira.
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  • In the quarrel between Sancho and his brotherAlphonso, Rodrigo Diaz espoused the cause of the former, and it was he who suggested the perfidious stratagem by which Sancho eventually obtained the victory and possession of Leon.
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  • In 1513 Juan Ponce de Leon (c. 1 4 60-1521), who had been with Christopher Columbus on his second voyage and had later been governor of Porto Rico, obtained a royal grant authorizing him to discover and settle " Bimini," - a fabulous island believed to contain a marvellous fountain or spring whose waters would restore to old men their youth or at least had wonderful curative powers.
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  • De Leon seems to have explored the coast, to some degree, on both sides of the peninsula, and to have turned homeward fully convinced that he had discovered an immense island.
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  • In 1508 Nicolas de Ovando, governor of Hispaniola (Haiti) rewarded the services of Juan Ponce de Leon, one of Columbus's companions in 1493, by permitting him to explore the island, then called by the natives "Borinquen," and search for its reputed deposits of gold.
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  • One of Leon's most effective works was his attack on the Kabbala ('Ari Nohem, first published in 1840), for in it he demonstrated that the "Bible of the Kabbalists" (the Zoltar) was a modern composition.
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  • At the time the Jewish question was coming to the fore in London, and Leon of Modena's book did much to stimulate popular interest.
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  • Pop. (1895) 9 0, 97 8; (1900) 62,623, Leon ranking fourth in the latter year among the cities of Mexico.
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  • The Mexican Central gives it railway connexion with the national capital and other prominent cities of the Republic. Leon stands in a fertile plain on the banks of the Turbio, a tributary of the Rio Grande de Lerma, at an elevation of 5862 ft.
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  • The country about Leon is considered to be one of the richest cereal-producing districts of Mexico.
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  • Leon is essentially a manufacturing and commercial city; it has a cathedral and a theatre, the latter one of the largest and finest in the republic. The city is regularly built, with wide streets and numerous shady parks and gardens.
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  • The first settlement of Leon occurred in 1552, but its formal foundation was in 1576, and it did not reach the dignity of a city until 1836.
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  • From that date, until after the colonization of New Providence by the British, there is no record of a Spanish visit to the Bahamas, with the exception of the extraordinary cruise of Juan Ponce de Leon, the conqueror of Porto Rico, who passed months searching the islands for Bimini, which was reported to contain the miraculous "Fountain of Youth."
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  • He then finally decided to attack Soult (intending subsequently to fall back through Galicia) and ordered up transports from Lisbon to Corunna and Vigo; thus changing his base from Portugal to the north-west of Spain; Blake's Spanish army, now rallying under the marquis de la Romana near Leon, was to co-operate, but was able to give little effective aid.
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  • At the opening of 1813, Suchet, with 63,000 men, had been left to hold Valencia, Aragon and Catalonia; and the remainder of the French (about 13 7,000) occupied Leon, the central provinces and Biscay, guarding also the communications with France.
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  • Of its numerous affluents the most important is the Sil, which rises among the lofty mountains between Leon and Asturias.
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  • Brissaud and P. Roge in Textes additionnels aux anciens Fors de Bearn (1905); Leon Cadier, Les Etats de Beam depuis leur origine jusqu'au commencement du XVI e siecle (1888).
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  • In 1850 Leon Renier was officially instructed to collect all the inscriptions in Algeria which should be found by the military expeditionary columns.
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  • Later it became the province of Nueva Estremadura under the Spanish regime, and in 1824, under the new republican organization, it became the state of Coahuila and included Texas and Nuevo Leon.
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  • Later in the same year Nuevo Leon was detached, but Texas remained a part of the state until 1835.
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  • Nieremberg has not the enraptured vision of St Theresa, nor the philosophic significance of Luis de Leon, and the unvarying sweetness of his style is cloying; but he has exaltation, unction, insight, and his book forms no unworthy close to a great literary tradition.
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  • We can only mention the names of Pierre Bretonneau (1771-1862), Louis Leon Rostan (1790-1866), Jean Louis D'Alibert (1766-1837), Pierre Francois Olive Rayer (1793-1867) and Armand Trousseau (1801-1866), the eloquent and popular teacher.
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  • See Leon Mallinger, Medee: etude sur la litterature comparee, an account of Medea in Greek, Roman, middle age and modern literature (1898); and the articles in Daremberg and Saglio's Dictionnaire des antiquites and Roscher's Lexikon der Mythologie.
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  • In addition, the Austrian boats numbered about 11, large and small, and one of these torpedoed the French cruiser " Leon Gambetta " in Ionian waters on April 27.
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  • He assumed the title of Alphonso XII.; for although no king of united Spain had previously borne the name, the Spanish monarchy was regarded as continuous with the more ancient monarchy, represented by the eleven kings of Leon and Castile already referred to.
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  • A list of Peruvian authors in viceregal times occupies a long chapter in the life of St Toribio 1 by Montalvo; and the bibliographical labours of the Peruvian Leon Pinelo are still invaluable to Spanish students.
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  • The first practical step towards the development of the camera obscura seems to have been made by the famous painter and architect, Leon Battista Alberti, in 1437, contemporaneously with the invention of printing.
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  • See Leon Clugnet's article in the Catholic Encyclopaedia, vol.
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  • Nuevo Leon lies partly upon the great Mexican plateau and partly upon its eastern slopes, the Sierra Madre Oriental crossing the state N.W.
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  • Science: Archives internationales de physiologic (1902), published by Leon Fredericq; La Cellule, recueil de cytologic et d'histologie generale (1884); Le Museon (1882); Le Mouvement geographique (1884); Le Musee belge (1897) Revue chirurgicale belge et du nord de la France (1901).
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  • The theoretical aspect is discussed in Leon Guillet's Etude theorique des alliages metalliques (2904).
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  • The devotion of a squire of his household, who carried him on the pommel of his saddle to the stronghold of San Esteban de Gormaz, saved him from falling into the hands of the contending factions of Castro and Lara, or of his uncle Ferdinand of Leon, who claimed the regency.
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  • He attacked Leon of Modena's anti-Kabbalistic treatises, and as a result of his conflict with the Venetian Rabbinate left Italy for Amsterdam, where, like Spinoza, he maintained himself by grinding lenses.
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  • He had three sons: Charles (1578-1621), first duke of Luynes, and favourite of Louis XIII.; Honore (1581-1649), seigneur de Cadenet, who married Charlotte Eugenie d'Ailly, countess of Chaulnes, in 1619, and was created duke of Chaulnes in 1621; and Leon, seigneur de Brantes, who became duke of Luxemburg-Piney by his marriage in 1620 with Margaret Charlotte of Luxemburg.
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  • He sold his share in the property in 1776 for £35,000, and took leave of the stage by playing a round of his favourite characters - Hamlet, Lear, Richard and Benedick, among Shakespearian parts; Lusignan in Zara, Aaron Hill's adaptation of Voltaire's Zaire; and Kitely in his own adaptation of Ben Jonson's Archer in Farquhar's Beaux' Stratagem; Abel Drugger in Ben Jonson's Alchemist; Sir John Brute in Vanbrugh's Provoked Wife; Leon in Fletcher's Rule a Wife and have a Wife.
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  • He suppressed the Republican risings with as much severity as he did the military pronunciamientos of Generals Concha and Diego de Leon.
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  • Worth in the early morning of the 8th of September these buildings were defended by more than io,000 Mexicans under Generals Leon, Alvarez and Perez, and they were captured only after a most desperate fight, which cost the Americans 787 killed and wounded and the Mexicans at least 2000 killed, wounded, and prisoners.
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  • In 1512 (or 1513) Juan Ponce de Leon made the first recorded exploration of the coast of Florida and the Bahama Channel.
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  • Moses de Leon undoubtedly used old materials and out of them constructed a work of genius.
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  • Leon Bourgeois as president of the committee appointed to deal with the FrancoGerman treaty, the necessity for the ratification of which he demonstrated.
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  • After an offer of the crown of Castile, made by the revolutionary leaders in the civil war, had been declined by her, she was in 1468 formally recognized by her brother as lawful heir, after himself, to the united crowns of Castile and Leon.
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  • For some time they held a humble court at Duenas, and afterwards they resided at Segovia, where, on the death of Henry, she was proclaimed queen of Castile and Leon (December 13, 1474).
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  • Three hundred thus separated from Rapp in 1833, with $105,000 as their share of the communal property, to build the millennial kingdom of New Jerusalem at Phillipsburg (now Monaca), Beaver county, Pennsylvania, under the lead of Bernhard Muller, who had come to Economy in 1831 as a fellow religionist, and was called Count Maximilian de Leon (or Proli); in 1833 Leon went, with his followers, to Louisiana, and established a religious colony 6 m.
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  • The tierra templada, or sub-tropical zone, rises to an elevation of 5577 ft., and comprises " the greater portions of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, nearly half of Tamaulipas, a small part of Vera Cruz, nearly the whole of Chiapas, nearly all of Oaxaca, a large portion of Guerrero, Jalisco, Sinaloa and Sonora," together with small parts of the inland states of Puebla, Mexico, Morelos and Michoacan.
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  • The state of Nuevo Leon, however, is divided into municipios only, while some other states use entirely different titles for the divisions, the larger being described as departamentos, cantons and municipios, and the smaller as partidos, directorial and vecindarios rurales.
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  • The principal cities of Mexico, other than the capitals above mentioned, are as follows, the populations being those of 1900 except when otherwise stated: Acapulco (pop. 4932), a famous port on the Pacific coast in Guerrero, which was wrecked by the earthquake of 1909; Carmen, or Laguna de Terminos (about 6000), a thriving commercial town and port on the Gulf coast in Campeche; Celaya (2 5,5 6 5), a railway centre and manufacturing town of Guanajuato; Ciudad Guzman, or Zapotlan (about 17,500), an interesting old town of Jalisco; Cholula (about 9000), an ancient native town of Puebla, widely known for its great pyramid; Comitan (9316), the commercial centre of Chiapas; Cordoba (7974 in 1895), a picturesque Spanish town in the sierras of Vera Cruz; Cuautla (6269), the centre of a rich sugar-producing district of Morelos; Guaymas (8648), a flourishing port of Sonora on the Gulf of California; Leon (62,623), the largest city in Guanajuato and distinguished for its commercial activity, manufactures and wealth; Linares (20,690), the second city of Nuevo Leon in size and importance; Matamoros (8347), a prominent commercial centre and river port of Tamaulipas; Mazatlan (17,852), the foremost Mexican port on the Pacific coast; Orizaba (32,894), a city of Vera Cruz famous for its delightful climate and picturesque surroundings; Parral (14,748), a well-known mining centre of southern Chihuahua; San Cristobal (about 16,00o), once capital of Chiapas and rich in historical associations; Tampico (16,313), a Gulf port and railway terminus of Tamaulipas; Tehuantepec (10,386), the largest town on the Tehuantepec railway in Oaxaca; Vera Cruz (29,164), the oldest and best known Gulf port of Mexico.
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  • In the sierra regions of western Chihuahua and Durango, Nuevo Leon, Coahuila, Aguascalientes, San Luis Potosi, and the plateau states farther south, the rainfall is more abundant and the conditions more favourable.
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  • In 1906 the productive mines numbered 1786, of which 491 were in Sonora, 282 in Chihuahua, 211 in Durango, 113 in Oaxaca and 105 in Nuevo Leon.
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  • Other copies of the same manuscript, made by Leon y Gama, Jose Pichardo, Aubin and Brasseur, exist in the Paris National Library in the AubinGoupil collection.
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  • Some extracts are to be found in his Histoire des nations civilisees du Mexique, and in Leon y Gama, Dos Piedras ...
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  • The account by Antonio de Leon y Gama, Descripcion historica y cronologica de las dos piedras que.
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  • There was an outburst of warlike feeling in the United States (with a countermovement in the North), and an invasion of Mexico was planned by three routes - from Matamoros towards Monterey in New Leon, from San Antonio de Bexar to Chihuahua, r and from Fort Leavenworth to New Mexico.
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  • In1886-1887there were some disturbances in Coahuila, New Leon, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas; subsequently hardly anything was heard of such disorders except on the Texan frontier, where in 1890 Francisco Ruiz Sandoval and in 1891 Catarino Garza made incursions into Mexico.
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  • In 1909 indeed there were some disquieting symptoms. Owing to Diaz's age the vice-presidency had been revived in 1904, and Don Ramon Corral elected to it; but at the elections of 1909 a movement arose in favour of replacing him by General Bernardo Reyes, Governor of Nuevo Leon, but he was disposed of by an official commission to study the military systems of Europe.
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  • Daughters of Philip of Swabia married Ferdinand III., king of Castile and Leon, and Henry II, duke of Brabant, and a daughter of Conrad, brother of the emperor Frederick I., married into the family of Guelph.
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  • These incessant wars weakened the Mahommedans, to the great advantage of the rising power of the Christian kings of Leon and Castile, but they gave the kingdom of Seville a certain superiority over the other little states.
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  • After 1063 he was assailed by Fernando El Magno of Castile and Leon, who marched to the gates of Seville, and forced him to pay tribute.
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  • It became one of the wealthiest of central American cities, although it had always a keen commercial rival in Leon, which now surpasses it in size and importance.
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  • Lamoriciere, Christophe Leon Louis Juchault De (1806-1865), French general, was born at Nantes on the 1 1th of September 1806, and entered the Engineers in 1828.
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  • Their capital was Asturica Augusta, the modern Astorga, in Leon.
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  • After his death in 737,the Asturians continued to offer the same heroic resistance, and ultimately enabled the people of Galicia, Leon and Castile to recover their liberty.
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  • He was more or less effectively the supreme temporal chief of the kingdom of Sicily and Naples, Sardinia, the states of the Iberian peninsula (Castile, Leon, Navarre and Portugal), Aragon (which, under Peter II., was the type of vassal and tributary kingdom of the Roman power), the Scandinavian states, the kingdom of Hungary, the Slav states of Bohemia, Poland, Servia, Bosnia and Bulgaria, and the Christian states founded in Syria by the crusaders of the 12th century.
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  • In 1861 Lepsius published his paper Ueber chinesische and tibetische Lautverhdltnisse; and after 1864 Leon Feer brought out in Paris many translations of texts from Tibetan Buddhist literature.
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  • This plateau has a natural frontier of high mountains on all sides, except on the borders of Leon and Murcia; it is also bisected by the Sierra de Guadarrama and Sierra de Gredos, which extend in a southwesterly direction across the central districts, and form the dividing line between Old and New Castile.
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  • Geographically it includes also the high plains of Leon, towards the north-west, and of Murcia on the south-east.
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  • The successful resistance offered by Asturias to the invaders had been followed by the liberation of Galicia and Leon, when Ferdinand I.
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  • Castilian, which is the literary language of Spain, and with certain differences, of Spanish America, is spoken in Old and New Castile, Aragon, Estremadura, and the greater part of Leon; in Andalusia it is subject to various modifications of accent and pronunciation.
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  • It emanated from the king in a general council of the kingdom of Leon and Castile, and consisted of two separate parts; in the first 19 chapters were contained a series of statutes which were to be valid for the kingdom at large, while the rest of the document was simply a municipal charter.'
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  • Among the numerous works that more or less expressly deal with this subject, that of Marina (Ensayo historico-critico sobre la antigua legislacion y principales cuerpos legales de los reynos de Leon y Castilla) still continues to hold a high place.
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  • Tradition gives the foundation of the Order of Knights of St James of Compostella to Ramiro II., king of Leon, in the 10th century, to commemorate a victory over theMoors, but, historically:the order dates from the confirmation in 1175 by Pope Alexander III.
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  • In England, besides the ballads in Percy's Reliques, William Godwin introduced the idea of an eternal witness of the course of civilization in his St Leon (1799),(1799), and his son-in-law Shelley introduces Ahasuerus in his Queen Mab.
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  • P. Faugere has been executed as far as the Pensees go by Leon Brunschvig (3 vols., 1904), who has also issued a onevolume edition.
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  • Till 1217 he lived with his father in Leon.
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  • Berengaria sent for her son with such speed that her messenger reached Leon before the news of the death of the king of Castile, and when he came to her she renounced the crown in his favour.
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  • Alphonso of Leon considered himself tricked, and the young king had to begin his reign by a war against his father and a faction of the Castilian nobles.
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  • His own ability and the remarkable capacity of his mother proved too much for the king of Leon and his Castilian allies.
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  • Ferdinand, who showed himself docile to the influence of Berengaria, so long as she lived, married the wife she found for him, Beatrice, daughter of the emperor Philip (of Hohenstaufen), and followed her advice both in prosecuting the war against the Moors and in the steps which she took to secure his peaceful succession to Leon on the death of his father in 1231.
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  • After the union of Castile and Leon in that year he began the series of campaigns which ended by reducing the Mahommedan dominions in Spain to Granada.
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  • The second novel which proceeded from Godwin's pen was called St Leon, and published in 1799.
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  • In 1086 he was invited by the Mahommedan princes in Spain to defend them against Alphonso VI., king of Castile and Leon.
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  • Denis Godefroy (Dionysius Gothofredus) (1549-1622), jurist, son of Leon Godefroy, lord of Guignecourt, was born in Paris on the 17th of October 1549.
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  • They were afterwards robbed of the island by Leon Vetrano, a famous Genoese corsair; but he was soon defeated and put to death, and the senate, to secure their position, granted fiefs in Corfu to ten noble families in order that they might colonize it (1206).
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  • He won victories over Villa at Celaya April 19; at Leon, where he lost his right arm, on June 4; and at Torreon and Saltillo in Sept.
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  • This latter ascription is altogether unfounded, the real author of this mystical commentary on the Pentateuch being Moses of Leon.
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  • He also vanquished Alphonso Raymond of Castile, his mother's ally, and thus freed Portugal from dependence on the crown of Leon.
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  • He assembled the Cortes of the kingdom at Lamego, where he received the crown from the archbishop of Braganza; the assembly also declaring that Portugal was no longer a dependency of Leon.
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  • Some years later he became involved in a war that had broken out among the kings of Spain; and in 1167, being disabled during an engagement near Badajoz by a fall from his horse, he was made prisoner by the soldiers of the king of Leon, and was obliged to surrender as his ransom almost all the conquests he had made in Galicia.
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  • Advantage of this opportunity was taken by a young man of Polish parentage, by name Leon Czolgosz, to shoot at the president with a revolver at close range.
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  • The capital is Managua (pop. 1905, about 30,000); other important towns are Leon (45,000), Granada (25,000), Masaya (20,000), Chinandega (12,000), and the seaports of Corinto (3000) and Greytown (2500).
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  • The bishop of Leon, whose diocese is included in the archiepiscopal province of Guatemala, is the spiritual head of the Roman Catholics.
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  • Then came the hopeless revolts of the Indians against intolerable oppression, the abortive rebellions of Hernandez de Contreras and John Bermejo (Bermudez) against the mother country (1550), the foundation of Leon, future rival of Granada, in 1610, its sack by the buccaneers under William Dampier in 1685, and, lastly, the declaration of independence (1821), not definitively acknowledged by Spain till 1850.
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  • While it lasted Nicaragua was the scene of continual bloodshed, caused partly by its attempts to secede from the confederacy, partly by its wars with Costa Rica for the possession of the disputed territory of Guanacaste between the great lake and the Gulf of Nicoya, partly also by the bitter rivalries of the cities of Leon and Granada, respective headquarters of the Liberal and Conservative parties.
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  • One outstanding incident was the filibustering expedition of William Walker, who was at first invited by the Liberals of Leon to assist them against the Conservatives of Granada, and who, after seizing the supreme power in 1856, was expelled by the combined forces of the neighbouring states, and on venturing to return was shot at Trujillo in Honduras on the 12th of September 1860.
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  • His efforts, however, proved vain, and he died in comparative obscurity in Paris on the 3rd of November 1611.4 Perez's earliest publication was a small quarto, dedicated to the earl of Essex, written and apparently printed in England about 1594, entitled Pedazos de historia, and professedly published at Leon.
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  • Bayonne is the seat of a bishopric and of a subprefect; it has tribunals of first instance and of commerce, a chamber of commerce, a lycee, a school of music, a library, an art museum with a large collection of the works of the painter Leon Bonnat, and a branch of the Bank of France.
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  • It has been held that the chansons de geste were formed by joining together " bunches " of these earlier cantilenes, and this was the view taken by Leon Gautier in the first edition of Les Epopees frangaises (1865).
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  • Much on the same lines stands the Italian Catholic attempt to show that the Freemasons are the real founders of Italian independence, and to take the field against them with the help of Leon Taxil and " Diana Vaughan."
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  • The name, variously written Espinoza, De Spinoza, D'Espinoza and Despinoza, probably points to the province of Leon as the previous home of the family; there are no fewer than five townships so called in the neighbourhood of Burgos.
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  • The orography of Portugal cannot be scientifically studied except in relation to that of Spain, for there is no dividing line between the principal Portuguese ranges and the highlands of Galicia, Leon and Spanish Estremadura.
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  • In 1095 Portugal was an obscure border fief of the kingdom of Leon.
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  • Among these adventurers was Count Henry of Burgundy, an ambitious warrior who, in 1095, married Theresa, natural daughter of Alphonso VI., king of Leon.
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  • After three years of war against Urraca and other rival claimants to the throne of Leon, Count Henry himself died in 1112.
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  • It was arranged that Theresa should be liberated and should continue to hold the county of Portugal as a fief (honor) of Leon.
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  • In I128, after her power had been crushed in another unsuccessful conflict with Leon and Castile, she was deposed by her own rebellious subjects and exiled in company with Peres.
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  • The annals of his reign have been encum Alphonso 1., bered with a mass of legends, among which must be g g included the account of a cortes held at Lamego in 1143; probably also the description of the Valdevez tournament, in which the Portuguese knights are said to have vanquished the champions of Leon and Castile.
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  • Hostilities between Portugal and the reunited kingdoms of Leon and Castile were terminated in 1297 by a treaty of alliance, in accordance with which Ferdinand IV.
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  • Ferdinand, a weak but ambitious and unscrupulous king, claimed the thrones of Castile and Leon, left vacant by the death of Pedro I.
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  • Asturias had been united with Leon, Leon with Castile, Castile with Aragon.
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  • The whole duchy was formerly divided into nine bishoprics Rennes, Dol, Nantes, St Malo and St Brieuc, in Upper Brittany, and Treguier, Vannes, Quimper and St Pol de Leon in Lower.
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  • The Celtic immigrants formed the counties of Vannes, Cornouaille, Leon and Domnonee.
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  • Being a much better soldier than any of his opponents he gained victories at Sepulveda and Fuente de la Culebra, but his only trustworthy supporters were his Aragonese, who were not numerous enough to keep down Castile and Leon.
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  • He was finally compelled to give way in Castile and Leon to his stepson Alphonso,, son of Urraca and her first husband.
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  • A revolution under the leadership of Marquez de Leon in 1879 met with some temporary success, but died for want of material support in 1880.
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  • Taylor formed a new base of operations at Camargo, farther up the river, and from this point, in August began an advance towards Monterrey, the capital of Nuevo Leon.
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  • Monterrey was founded in 1560 under the name of Santa Lucia de Leon; and in 1596, as Monterrey, was raised to the dignity of a city.
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  • He married Sancha, sister and heiress of Bermudo, king of Leon.
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  • In 1038 Bermudo was killed in battle with Ferdinand at Tamaron, and Ferdinand then took possession of Leon by right of his wife, and was recognized in Spain as emperor.
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  • It did not, however, mean more than that Spain was independent of the Empire, and that the sovereign of Leon was the chief of the princes of the peninsula.
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  • Although Ferdinand had grown in power by a fratricidal strife with Bermudo of Leon, and though at a later date he defeated and killed his brother Garcia of Navarre, he ranks high among the kings of Spain who have been counted religious.
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  • He favoured the embassy in every way, and when the body of Santa Justa could not be found, helped the envoys who were also aided by a vision seen by one of them in a dream, to discover the body of Saint Isidore, which was reverently carried away to Leon.
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  • Ferdinand died on the feast of Saint John the Evangelist, the 24th of June 1065, in Leon, with many manifestations of ardent piety - having laid aside his crown and royal mantle, dressed in the frock of a monk and lying on a bier, covered with ashes, which was placed before the altar of the church of Saint Isidore.
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  • He had exchanged his moderate republicanism for radical views before he became war minister in the cabinet of Leon Bourgeois (1895-1896).
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  • Florence had had other sons of comprehensive genius, artistic and mechanical, Leon Battista Alberti perhaps the chief.
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  • Its chief buildings are those erected after 1855, when it was chosen as the capital to put an end to the rivalry between the then more important cities of Leon and Granada.
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  • Much more important architecturally is the church of St Andrea, built towards the close of the 15th century, after plans by Leon Battista Alberti, and consisting of a single, barrel-vaulted nave 350 ft.
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  • On the division of the kingdoms which had obeyed his father, he received Leon.
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  • The Bacuba, Suriquilla or Leon, is a small stream rising on the western slopes of the Cordillera and flowing into the upper end of the Gulf of Uraba.
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  • The brilliant exploits begun by the sack of Leon and Realejo by the English under Davis have, even in their variety and daring, a sameness which deprives them of interest, and the wonderful confederacy is now seen to be falling gradually to pieces.
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  • Dupuy's papers, preserved in the Bibliotheque Nationale, were inventoried by Leon Dorez (Catalogue de la collection Dupuy, 1899).
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  • He also wrote other works in verse and prose, avowedly taking Luis de Leon as his model.
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  • On the mainland is the terminus of a railway to Leon, Managua and other commercial centres.
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  • Early in the 6th century the Spartan kings Leon and Agasicles made a vigorous attack on Tegea, the most powerful of the Arcadian cities, but it was not until the reign of Anaxandridas and Ariston, about the middle of the century, that the.attack was successful and Tegea was forced to acknowledge Spartan overlordship, though retaining its independence.
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  • So Richelieus envoys, Brulart de Leon and Father Joseph, disarmed the emperor at the diet of Regensburg, while at the same time Louis XIII.
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  • The northern half of the table-land, made up of the provinces of Leon and Old Castile, has an average elevation estimated at about 2700 ft., while the southern half, made up of Estremadura and New Castile, is slightly lowerabout 2600 ft.
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  • On the north-west the valley of the Sil and a series of valleys farther south, along both of which military roads have been carried from an early period, open tip comrntinication between Leon and the hill country of Galicia, which explains why this province was united to Leon even before the conquest of Portugal from the Moors.
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  • The two most remarkable are the Pass of Pjares, across which winds the railway from Leon to Oviedo and the seaport of Gijn, and that of Reinosa leading down to the deep valley of the Besaya, and crossed by the railway from Valladolid to Santander.
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  • The system is most extensively developed in the north, covering a considerable space in Asturias, whence it stretches more or less continuously through the provinces of Leon, Palencia and Santander.
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  • Except in Leon and the provinces bordering on the Bay of Biscay and the Atlantic, irrigation is almost everywhere necessary for cultivation, at least in the case of certain crops.
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  • Both of these grains are cultivated in all parts, but chiefly on the more level districts of the two Castiles and Leon, and on the plains of the Guadaiquivir Grain.
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  • Goats are mostly bred in the mountainous districts all along the Spanish side of the Pyrenees froth Biscay to Catalonia, and in Badajoz, Cceres, Ciudad Real, Granada and Leon; swine in Badajoz, Lugo, Oviedo, Cceres and Corunna.
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  • Their winter quarters are in the lower parts of Leon and Estremadura, La Mancha, and the lowlands of Andalusia, their summer quarters the more mountainous districts to the east and north (Plasencia in the province of Cceres, Avila, Segovia, Cuenca, Valencia), which are not so much affected by the summer droughts of the Peninsula.
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  • The chain of this order surrounds the royal arms, in which are included, besides the arms of Castile, Leon, Granada, and the lilies of the royal house of Bourbon, the arms of Austria, Sicily, Savoy, Brabant and others.
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  • Gomez Herrero, Diccionario-gwta legislativo espanol (5 vols., Madrid, 1901-1903); Estadistica de la administracidn de justicia en to criminal durante; Boleiin mensual de estadistica demo grdfica-sanitaria de la peninsula y islas adjacenies (Madrid, monthly); Estado general de la armada para el ao; C. Fernandez Duro, Armada espanola desde la union de los reinos de Castilla y de Leon (9 vols., Madrid, 1895I 903); Boletin oficial del minisierio de marina.
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  • Others, especially the hill tribes of the Basque and Asturian mountains fringing the north coast, were still unquiet under Augustus, and we find a large Roman garrison maintained throughbut the empire at Leon (Legio) to overawe these tribes.
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  • Yet it is certain that in this region were planted the seeds of the kingdom of Castile and Leon, the dominant power of the Spain.
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  • As the population grew, it pushed down to the plain of Leon and Castile.
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  • The advance is marked by the removals of the capital forward from Cangas de Ona to Oviedo, from Oviedo to Leon, and by the settlement of adventurous frontier men in the ancient Bardulia, which from their peels, and towers of strength, gained the name of Castilla the castles.
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  • As the Marca Hispanica on the cast became the county of Barcelona, so the chiefs of Bardulia became the counts of Castile, then the count of Castile, the rival of the king at Leon, and in time the king of Castile, and head of Christian Spain.
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  • The anarchy which broke out in the northwest, the kingdom now called Leon, on the death of Ramiro II.
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  • It mattered little that he desolated the shrine of St James at Compostella, the monastery of Cardena in Castile, took Leon, Pamplona and Barcelona, if at the end he left the roots of the Christian states firm in the soil, and to his son and successor as hajib only a mercenary army without patriotism or loyalty.
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  • Fernando now united all the north-west of Spain into the kingdom of Castile and Leon with Gallicia.
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  • In 1135 he was Aiphonso crowned at Leon, in the presence of the new king vii., of Navarre, of the counts of Barcelona and Toulouse, Emperor and of other princes, Christian and Mahommedan, in Spain.
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  • To tighten the bond with Leon, Alphonso of Castile married his daughter Berengaria to its king Alphonso (1188-1230), the son of his uncle Fernando.
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  • Berengaria, a woman of very noble character and eminent ability, deserved a better husband than her cousin of Leon, who was nicknamed El Babosothe Slobbererand who appears to have been epileptic. In 1212 the king of Castile reaped the reward of long years of patience.
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  • His son Enrique (Henry) was, killed by the fall of a tile three years later; and Berengaria, to whom the crown came, sent to Leon for her son Fernando, and abdicated in his favor.
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  • In 1230 the death of Alphonso of Leon opened the way to a final union of the crowns.
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  • Castile and of Castile Leon were united, never to be divided again.
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  • It was the official recognition of a substantial political factnamely, that Castile and the kingdom of Castile and Leon had been made up Leon.
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  • It is characteristic of the loose construction of the kingdom that the Cortes of Leon and of Castile continued, after the final union, to meet apart on some occasions until 1301.
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  • Therefore the distinction of classes was far sharper in Aragon than in nonfeudal Castile and Leon.
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  • Predial slavery, which had disappeared in Castile and Leon in the i3th century, existed unmodified in Aragon, and in its worst form, down to the Bourbon dynasty.
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  • And what is true of Castile and Leon applies equally to Aragon.
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  • The crown of Castile and Leon had indeed a common Cortes after 1301.
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  • The third estate secured representation in the Cortes of Leon (1188), and then in Castile and the Common Cortes.
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  • The great cities in Castile and Leon succeeded finally in reducing the right of representation to a privilege of eighteen among them, with the good will of the king, who found it easier to coerce or bribe the procurators of eighteen towns than the representatives of a hundred and fifty.
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  • The nobles of Castile and Leon were not feudal vassals, but great landowners claiming and exercising rights oi jurisdiction on their estates.
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  • Pragmatic According to the ancient law of Castile and Leon Sanction.
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  • From the moment that such former revolutionists as Sagasta, Ulloa, Leon y Castillo, Camacho, Alcnzo Martinez and the marquis de la Vega de Armijo declared that they adhered to the Restoration, Canovas did not object to their saying in the same breath that they would enter the Cortes to defend as much as possible what they had achieved during the Revolution, and to protest and agitate, legally and pacifically, until they succeeded in re-establishing some day all that the first cabinet of Alphonso XII.
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  • Garcia - 910913 Took Leon, which then included Bardulia, or Castile, as the eldest son.
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  • Fernan Gonzales 923968 Made himself independent of Leon.
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  • They were helped by the patriotism of the Aragonese, who wished to give their kingdom an antiquity equal to that of Leon.
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  • Saragossa Irom the Moors, and was married to Urraca, queen of Castile and Leon.
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  • Divided his kingdoms between his Sons; to the elder Sancho, Castile, to the younger, Fernando, Leon.
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  • Not to speak of the Basque, which still forms an island of some importance in the north-west, three Romance languages share this extensive territory: (1) Portuguese-Galician, spoken in Portugal, Galicia, and a small portion of the province of Leon; (2) Castilian, covering about two-thirds of the Peninsula in the north, centre, and south; (3) Catalan, occupying a long strip of territory to the east and south-east.
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  • Leonese.Proceeding on inadequate indications, the existence of a Leonese dialect has been imprudently admitted in some quarters; but the old kingdom of Leon cannot in any way be considered as constituting a linguistic domain with an individuality of its own.
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  • In it we must distinguish (1) Portuguese (Portuguez, perhaps a contraction from the old Porlugalez = Portugalensis), the language of the kingdom of Portugal and its colonies in Africa, Asia and America (Brazil); (2) Galician (Gallego), or the language of the old kingdom of Galicia (the modern provinces of Pontevedra, La Coruna, Orense, and Lugo) and of a portion of the old kingdom of Leon (the territory of Vierzo in the province of Leon).
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  • Galician, on the other hand, which began a literary life early in the middle ages for it was employed by Alfonso the Learned in his Cani-igas in honor of the Virgindecayed in proportion as the monarchy of Castile and Leon, to which Galicia had been annexed, gathered force and unity in its southward conquest.
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  • Leon, listening aghast to a gleeful recital of his friend's probable fate, was ashen faced.
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  • But the man who could really upset the apple cart is Britain's Leon Haslam.
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  • We are going to need someone like Leon as we have a big pitch and we are going to need athleticism and energetic legs.
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  • Leon Berger, who plays the devil in the festival's production, is the official biographer of Michael Flanders.
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  • He also worked with Dr. Leon Chung at the same time, learning Chinese calligraphy.
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  • Known suitably to all as the Ladies Man, Leon hosts a popular late-night radio call-in show dispensing advice on affairs of the heart.
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  • Leon Salter rolls out the metal to make a new firebox cladding band.
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  • Permanent Revolution was Leon Trotsky's belief for the future of world communism.
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  • Leon was more than a little surprised at this, since it didn't concur with his memory of the little contretemps.
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  • The Killing Leon is a small-time crook who's ridden his luck for three decades.
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  • Rebel Leon Trotsky was born in 1879 in what was then the Russian empire.
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  • Alongside him is Leon - cool under pressure, with a steely glare than lets you know he means business.
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  • Leon justified the delay on the grounds that the old woman had gone into strong hysterics once she came round.
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  • Leon robbins 's fraud bureau quot.
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  • Even The Kings of Leon and The White Stripes leave a nod to their own slightly disturbed family linage in their chosen band titles.
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  • Even tho it's now obsolete, the original Leon is still a sharp looker and great fun to drive.
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  • A government headed by Leon Blum of the Socialist Party took office on 2 June amidst a wave of strikes and factory occupations.
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  • Out in the fresh air once more, Ewan and Kai rejoined a jubilant Leon and a rather po-faced wizard.
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  • The Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky developed the theory of permanent revolution.
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  • John T Hall 25 Nov 2005 Suggest Leon Rose takes off his rose-tinted spectacles.
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  • The Spaniard's teammate, Leon Haslam, will also be looking for victories at his ' home ' track.
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  • Until 1855 Leon was the capital of Nicaragua, although its great commercial rival Granada contested its claim to that position, and the jealousy between the two cities often resulted in bloodshed.
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  • Leon was identified with the interests of the democracy of Nicaragua, Granada with the clerical and aristocratic parties.
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  • Caracas was founded in 1567 by Diego de Losada under the pious title of Santiago de Leon de Caracas, and has been successively capital of the province of Caracas, of the captaincygeneral of Caracas and Venezuela, and of the republic of Venezuela.
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  • Later works by the Jesuits Bartoli, Maffei, de Sousa, Poussines, Menchacha, Leon Pages and others owe much to Torsellino and Lucena, but also incorporate many traditions which can no longer be verified.
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  • A vague tradition had always assigned the title of emperor to the sovereign who held Leon as the most direct representative of the Visigoth kings, who were themselves the representatives of the Roman empire.
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  • Among the principal office buildings are the Empire, the Equitable, the Prudential, the Fourth National, the Austell, the Peters, the Century, the English-American and the Candler buildings; and there are many fine residences, particularly in Peachtree and Washington streets, Inman Park and Ponce de Leon Circle.
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  • She was an affectionate wife to her husband Francis I.; but she was always the queen of Hungary and Bohemia and archduchess of Austria, like her ancestress, Isabella the Catholic, who never forgot, nor allowed her husband to forget, that she was "proprietary queen" of Castile and Leon.
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  • It is generally called "couguar" by the French, "Leon" by the Spanish Americans, and "panther" by the Anglo-American hunters of the United States (see Carnivora).
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  • Leon Gautier sur la versification latine rhythmique (1866).
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  • But by his second wife, the heiress of Castile, John had left an only daughter, wife of Henry III., king of Castile and Leon, who also left descendants, and from his third but ambiguous union sprang the house of Beaufort, whose doubtful claims to his heirship passed with his great-granddaughter Margaret, by her husband Edmund Tudor, to their son Henry VII.
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  • But he admits that " some of the old poems may have been borrowed from tradition, without any intermediary " (ibid.); and when it is considered that the traces of the " cantilenes " are slight, and that the degree in which they inspired the later poetry must be a matter of impression rather than of proof, it does not surprise us to find other scholars (notably Paul Meyer) attaching less importance to them, or even doubting their existence.2 When Leon Gautier shows how history passes into legend, and legend again into romance, we are reminded of the difference 1 Die exegetischen Scholien der Ilias, p. vii.
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  • Under him and his immediate successors Navarre reached the height of its power and its extension (see Spain: History, for the reign of Sancho el Mayor, and the establishment of the Navarrese line as kings of Castile and Leon, and of Aragon).
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  • Of the mountains belonging to the table-land the most continuous are those of the Cantabrian chain, which stretches for the most part from east to west, parallel to the Bay of Biscay, btit Mountains, ultimately bends round towards the south between Leon and Galicia (see CANTABRIAN MOUNTAINS) - A peculiar feature of this chain, arid of the neighboring parts of the table-land, is the number of the parameras or isolated plateaus, surrounded by steep rocky mountains, or even by walls of sheer cliff.
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  • He had not been gone long when Ewan and Leon returned from a sightseeing excursion of the town.
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  • Leon slips into a variety of skimpy outfits to reveal her extremely ample figure more than once.
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  • W Leon Smith When principles stampede the herd British Journalism Review Vol.
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  • Gradually, the mist subsided leaving Leon 's shirt soaked.
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  • It was in Leon that Gary Kasparov first launched his then futuristic symbiosis of man and machine ' Advanced Chess '.
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  • Leon is in the state of Guanajuato, center of the Mexican Leather industry and has 100 small tanneries in the area.
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  • The Spaniard 's teammate, Leon Haslam, will also be looking for victories at his ' home ' track.
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  • And in his vertiginous sense of collapsing space and toppling buildings one may be reminded of Leon Kossoff.
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  • Under the interested gaze of several well-fed cows and their offspring, Leon took the wizard in hand.
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  • Kat Von D came into the world in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, on March 8, 1982 as Katherine von Drachenberg.
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  • One of the architectural hightlights is the Catedral de San Juan, a magnificent church which dates back to 1540 and it is the final resting place of the explorer, Ponce de Leon.
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  • Among the good varieties are Leon Tolstoi, Mont Blanc, Grande Celeste, King of the Blues, La Charmante, and Vainqueur.
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  • Tales of rowdy aggression, drug-addled performances and unabashed womanizing helped make Kings of Leon tabs as valuable as gold to scores of musically-inclined admirers.
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  • Brothers Caleb, Nathan and Jared Followill and cousin Matthew Followill are the offspring (and nephew) of erstwhile traveling Pentecostal preacher, Leon Followill.
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  • Four records later, amid a potent mix of hatred and love from music critics, Kings of Leon (KoL) continues to climb into the realm of superstardom.
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  • To create the sound Kings of Leon tabs collectors so want to emulate, Matthew relies on the following instruments.
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  • The meteoric yet controversial rise of this band means guitarists and bassists can expect more Kings of Leon tabs to make their way online.
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  • The time frame of the most popular songs on the site runs from 1960s legends the Beatles to contemporary favorites like Green Day and The Kings of Leon.
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  • Government Agent Leon Kennedy is back and now he has to find the President's daughter - she has been kidnapped and Kennedy has a tough job ahead of him.The player controls Agent Kennedy through surprising and suspenseful situations.
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  • In this shooter/action game, the President's daughter is kidnapped, and Leon must find her!
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  • You play as a recurring Resident Evil character, Leon Kennedy, a government agent who has seen his fair share of paranormal action.
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  • In Resident Evil 4, you resume the role of Leon Kennedy, whom you might remember as the rookie cop protagonist from Resident Evil 2.
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  • Now Leon works for the government, and he's been sent to rescue the president's daughter, who has fallen into the hands of a mysterious Illuminati-like cult.
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  • In Resident Evil 4, Ada is just a regular girl who needs Leon's help in looking for her boyfriend.
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  • Shenandoah Vineyards of California was started by Shirley and Leon Sobon in 1997 in the Shenandoah Valley in California.
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  • Leon Mege: This designer creates custom engagement and wedding rings using hand-forged platinum rings paired with high quality full-cut brilliant or single cut diamonds.
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  • Bahamas- Book a package to Nassau or Grand Bahama and enjoy crystal clear waters while relaxing on the islands Ponce de Leon discovered when searching for the mystical "Fountain of Youth."
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  • In the early 1930s, Blancpain released the revolutionary Leon Hatotes model which featured roller winding technology that enabled the movement to turn back and forth.
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  • Urban Body Studios is located at 730 Ponce de Leon Place, and the phone number is (404) 201-7994.
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  • Decatur Yoga and Pilates is located at 431 West Ponce de Leon Ave in Decatur, and the phone number is (404) 377-4899.
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  • What you know about the Kings of Leon seems to depend a little bit on where you live and where you're from.
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  • Fans of newer rock and roll who don't know some Kings of Leon songs are missing out on one of the most exciting and inventive bands to come along in years.
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  • This article will give you a brief biography of Kings of Leon before delving into some of their most notable songs.
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  • Kings of Leon takes the brother approach to the next level in that three of the members are brothers and one is a cousin.
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  • Leon Followill, a travelling Pentecostal preacher, raised the three brothers.
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  • In 1997, Leon left the church and divorced their mother, and the brothers moved to Nashville, Tennessee where Kings of Leon was born.
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  • Since 2003, Kings of Leon has released one EP and four full-length albums to critical and commercial acclaim.
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  • There are plenty of great Kings of Leon Songs to choose from, but this brief list gives a sampling of some of their best-received work to date.
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  • In the United States, the track wasn't as huge a hit as it was overseas, but it did reach number 56 on the Billboard Hot 100, the highest a Kings of Leon song has ever charted, and did reach number 1 on the Alternative Songs chart.
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  • On Call - The first single from the 2007 album Because of the Times, the song On Call was a major hit for Kings of Leon, reaching number 18 on the U.K. charts.
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  • Hard, fast, and loud, Red Morning Light is as straight ahead 60s rock as Kings of Leon get.
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  • There are really too many great Kings of Leon songs to include in such a short list.
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  • To purchase singles and/or complete albums, you can go to the Kings of Leon Store at Amazon.
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  • She was born in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, on March 8, 1982.
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  • Kat Von D, whose real name is Katherine Von Drachenberg, was born on March 8, 1982 in Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
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  • Leon's offers a children's menu and vegetarian options.
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  • Spain, in the province of Leon; situated near the right bank of the river Tuerto, and at the junction of the Salamanca-Corunna and Leon-Astorga railways.
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