We show on the following page a pedigree of the royal and illustrious houses that traced their descent from John of Gaunt.
"We can trace the pedigree of princes," he reflects, "fill up the catalogue of towns besieged and provinces desolated, describe even the whole pageantry of coronations and festivals, but we cannot recover the genuine history of mankind."
Can you match that pedigree, little girl?
The pedigree and early exploits of Prometheus are given by Hesiod (Theog.
A pedigree is given in Clark's edition.
His work as a barrister was chiefly concerned with pedigree cases before the House of Lords.
We should be able to construct the pedigree of every group, in other words, the gigantic natural system, but there would be no classification.
The next question to be approached concerns the pedigree of Anglo-Saxon law and the latter's natural affinities.
Only by the most careful inquiry into their history can their relationship or pedigree be unravelled.
Thus not only did Darwin's theory give a new basis to the study of organic 'structure, but, whilst rendering the general theory of organic evolution equally acceptable and Effects of necessary, it explained the existence of low and simple forms of life as survivals of the earliest ancestry of theory more highly complex forms, and revealed the classifications of the systematist as unconscious attempts to construct the genealogical tree or pedigree of plants and animals.
A precise chronology and a pedigree have been supplied for Benedict, according to which he was born in 480, of the great family of the Anicii; but all we know is what St Gregory tells us, that he was born of good family in Nursia, near Spoleto in Umbria.
Like all organic growths, whether of nature or of the fancy, they are not the immediate product of one country or of one time; they have a pedigree, and the question of their ancestry and affiliation is one of wide bearing.
Macaulay, it must be noted, exaggerated persistently the poverty of Johnson's pedigree, the squalor of his early married life, the grotesqueness of his entourage in Fleet Street, the decline and fall from complete virtue of Mrs Thrale, the novelty and success of the Dictionary, the complete failure of the Shakespeare and the political tracts.
Its original name was Duverger, derived from a fief near Bressuire in Poitou, and its pedigree is traceable to the 13th century.
He published an astounding pedigree, in which, starting from " Hercules Triptolemus," he wound his way through the royal Servian line to the kinship of Moldavian voivodes, and, having won the emperor Ferdinand to his financial and military support, succeeded, though at the head of only 1600 cavalry, in routing by a bold dash the vastly superior forces of the voivode, and even in purchasing the Turkish confirmation of his usurped title.
The portrait, which was unfortunately adopted by Carlyle, has neither pedigree nor probability.
It's enough to have your pedigree flung in your face by those saucy dragonettes.
It is divided into five parts, the first of which contains a brief account of the discovery of the island; the other four, one by one taking a quarter of the land, describe the name, pedigree and history of each settler in geographical order, notice the most important facts in the history of his descendants, the names of their homesteads, their courts and temples, thus including mention of 4000 persons, one-third of whom are women, and 2000 places.
Of course, it probably had a pedigree longer than her arm and a name she'd never be able to pronounce.
MOLLUSCA, one of the great " phyla," or sub-kingdoms, of the animal pedigree or kingdom.
Thus, to begin with, the animal pedigree is divided into two very distinct grades, the Protozoa and the Metazoa.
A "herd-book" is a book containing the pedigree and other information of any breed of cattle or pigs, like the "flock-book" for sheep or "stud-book" for horses.
By continuously and systematically selecting the best grains from the best ears, Major Hallett succeeded in introducing "pedigree wheats" of fine quality.
He has a long pedigree, a crooked tail and the drollest "phiz" in dogdom.
Pedigree certificates are certified as correct by an officer of the department of agriculture, so that in Canada there exist national registration and government authority for the accuracy of pedigree livestock certificates.
Z will be the archetype of all our existing MSS., and we may embody our results in a pedigree of manuscripts or stemma codicum as follows: A 13 C D If we have done our work properly, the texts that we arrive at for X and for Y will be freer from error than the texts of the separate members of the families B, C and D, and E, F, G respectively, and that of Z freer from error than that authenticated by any existing MS.
In Herod's pedigree there are fully a dozen dams whose pedigree is unknown.
Round's Peerage and Pedigree (London, 1910).
Haeckel's second pedigree is as follows: - In representing pictorially the groups of the animal kingdom as the branches of a tree, it becomes obvious that a distinction may be drawn, not merely between the individual main branches, but further as to the level at which they are given off from the main stem, so that one branch or set of branches may be marked off as belonging to an earlier or lower level than another set of branches; and the same plan may be adopted with regard to the clades, classes and smaller branches.
Cypron's dam was Selima by Bethel's Arabian from a mare by Graham's Champion from a daughter of the Darley Arabian and a mare who claims Merlin for her sire, but whose mother's pedigree is unknown.
Like the family of O'Neill, that of O'Donnell was descended from Niall of the Nine Hostages, king of Ireland at the beginning of the 5th century; the O'Neills, or Cinel l Owen, tracing their pedigree to Owen (Eoghan), and the O'Donnells, or Cinel Connell, to Conall Gulban, both sons of Niall.
We have already seen that this is the ordinary pedigree of savage stocks in Asia, Africa, Australia and America, while animals appear among Irish tribes and in Egyptian and ancient English genealogies.'
107) and dates the invasion (as above) eighty years after the Trojan War; this agrees approximately with the pedigree of the kings of Sparta, as given by Herodotus, and with that of Hecataeus of Miletus (considered as evidence for the foundation date of an Ionian refugee-colony).
The founder of the house was Ansaldo d'Oria, consul of Genoa in the 12th century, but the authentic pedigree is traced no further back than to Paolo d'Oria (1335).
For, to begin with, they were obviously incomplete: many incidents and teachings known to the earliest disciples found no place in them; and they contained no account of the life of Jesus Christ before His public ministry, no record of His pedigree, His birth or His childhood.
By his father the genealogists traced his pedigree to Cadwallader, but this only endeared him to the Welsh when he had actually become king.
In Eclipse's pedigree there are upwards of a dozen mares whose pedigrees are not known, but who are supposed to be of native blood.
The Beni-abbad were not of ancient descent, though the poets, whom they paid largely, made an illustrious pedigree for them when they had become powerful.
His family came on both sides of middle-class people, and it was probably only as a joke that Godwin, a stern political reformer and philosophical radical, attempted to trace his pedigree to a time before the Norman conquest and the great earl Godwine.
By thoroughbred is meant a horse or mare whose pedigree is registered in the StudBook kept by Messrs Weatherby, the official agents of the Jockey Club - originally termed the keepers of the match-bookas well as publishers of the Racing Calendar.
The export trade in cattle, sheep and pigs is practically restricted to pedigree animals required for breeding purposes, and though its aggregate value [[Table Xxvi]].-Quantities and Value of Home-bred Live Stock exported from the United Kingdom, 1900-1905.
The best chart pedigree of the house is that which was prepared for the Stuart Exhibition by W.
ARABELLA STUART (1575-1615), daughter of Charles Stuart, earl of Lennox, younger brother of Lord Darnley and of Elizabeth, daughter of Sir William Cavendish and "Bess of Hardwick," is interesting historically as having been (by strict pedigree) next in succession to James VI.
These exceptions are the Byerly Turk, who was " Captain Byerly's charger in Ireland in King William's wars (1689, &c.)," and a horse called Counsellor, bred by Mr Egerton in 1694, by Lord D'Arcy's Counsellor by Lord Lonsdale's Counsellor by the Shaftesbury Turk out of sister to Spanker - all the dams in Counsellor's pedigree tracing back to Eastern mares.
It is only necessary to trace carefully back the pedigree of most of the famous horses of early times to discover faults on the side of the dam-that is to say, the expression " dam's pedigree unknown," which evidently means of original or native blood.
His dam Spiletta was by Regulus, son of the Godolphin Barb, from Mother Western, by a son of Snake from a mare by Old Montague out of a mare by Hautboy, from a daughter of Brimmer and a mare whose pedigree was unknown.
Ever after his exit from the Bastille in April 1718 he was known as Arouet de Voltaire, or simply Voltaire, though legally he never abandoned his patronymic. The origin of the famous name has been much debated, and attempts have been made to show that it actually existed in the Daumart pedigree or in some territorial designation.
We append the pedigree of Blair Athol, winner of the Derby and St Leger in 1864, who, when subsequently sold by auction, fetched the then unprecedented sum of 12,000 guineas, as it contains, not only Stockwell (the emperor of stallions, as he has been termed), but Blink Bonny and Eleanor - in which latter animal are combined the blood of Eclipse, Herod, Matchem and Snap, - the mares that won the Derby in 1801 and 1857 respectively, as well as those queens of the stud, Eleanor's greatgranddaughter Pocahontas and Blink Bonny's dam Queen Mary.
George Sand, who was a firm believer in the doctrine of heredity, devotes a whole volume of her autobiography (Histoire de ma vie, 1857 seq.) to the elaboration of this strange pedigree.
He oIdducai left his domains to a natural relative, Cesare dEste, families, who would in earlier days have inherited without dispute, for bastardy had been no bar on more than one occasion in the Este pedigree.
After 1615, the date of the pageant prepared for the mayoralty of Sir John Jolles, draper, by Anthony Munday and entitled Metropolis Coronata, a peer was imported into it, and the yeoman of the older version was metamorphosed into the earl of Huntingdon, for whom in the following century William Stukeley discovered a satisfactory pedigree!
Thus, then, it seems that we have in the trilobites the representatives of the lower phases of the Arachnidan pedigree.
Cuvier :bus laid the foundation of that branching tree-like arrangement of the classes and orders of animals now recognized as being the necessary result of attempts to represent what is practically a genealogical tree or pedigree.
Diagram showing the primary grades and branches' of the Animal Pedigree.
Algae are, however, so heterogeneous a class, of which the constituent groups are so inadequately known, that it is at present futile to endeavour thus to exhibit their pedigree.
In the female line their pedigrees can be traced to other sources, but for all practical purposes it suffices to regard one or other of these three animals as the ultima Thule of racing pedigree.
Giovanni took Rhyn's silence as encouragement and began to discuss his pedigree and which immortals he knew.
Its impeccable pedigree comes from the 808, the highest quality compact disk player Meridian has ever built.
If this turns out to be your husband's ancestor then I have a family tree that will take the pedigree back many generations.
They are the only English bagpipe to have a continuous pedigree.
Provisional dates for pedigree beef cattle sales at Borderway begin on March 1 with Limousin bulls for the British Limousin Cattle Society.
This business owns the sole UK distribution rights to an imported motorized bicycle that has a substantial history and pedigree.
It is common for dogs to cost more to ensure than cats, with extra charges for pedigree breeds or big animals.
The majority of members in the MV accreditation scheme are pedigree breeders who sell quality, healthy breeding stock at premium prices.
Future pedigree breeding of cattle: QMS meeting Monday 26th May 2003.
Bertie is a 14 month old Bulldog with a 5 generation pedigree, red brindle and white.
Only pedigree bulls are used on the commercial cattle.
For advanced skiers, Schladming, with its World Cup pedigree and international cachet, must definitely not be sniffed at.
They also have a right to know their medical background, and with them being registered pedigree cats, a right to their documentation.
It might be a mongrel, but we reckon it makes a pedigree chum.
Is there really any such thing as a pedigree chum?
pedigree dairy and sheep farmer John Jamieson has adopted the principles of organic farming.
A number of pedigree dogs are also more expensive to ensure, .
enviable musical pedigree and a wealth of experience performing in all kinds of venues and at all kinds of events.
This enables the company to provide more accurate etas to its customers which include ASDA, Pedigree Petfoods and Avon Cosmetics.
evocative reminders of Pembroke's historic pedigree.
The Woodlands Flock was started in 2004 with the purchase of 8 pedigree shearling ewes from Mr Frank Martin's Humby Flock.
Agricultural scientist, owner of a small pedigree sheep flock.
Single Gloucester can, by official designation, only be made on farms in Gloucestershire which have a pedigree herd of Gloucester cattle.
Serological survey on the prevalence of bovine herpesvirus 1 antibodies in pedigree beef bulls.
Not only did you have the same initials as President Kennedy, but you had the pedigree.
Cattle associations, sheep societies, pedigree livestock.. .
Married, with four children and one pedigree mongrel dog, he has followed the ups and downs of Newcastle United since adolescence.
Many new pedigree layouts including ornate ' Copperplate ' styles.
The risk of such errors make it necessary to establish the parentage of individual animals to verify their pedigree.
Scriptural pedigree is fascinating: " Isaac begat Jacob; Jacob begat the twelve patriarchs.
pedigree of four generations showing a descent from Frank Raymond Frost of Sheffield.
Ulster Bank, founded in 1836, boasts a pedigree of great distinction.
Now, from its impeccable pedigree comes the 808 the highest quality Compact Disk player Meridian has ever built.
Each has an enviable musical pedigree and a wealth of experience performing in all kinds of venues and at all kinds of events.
We are an award winning innovative design orientated practice with a proven pedigree.
Net security services firm MessageLabs, which has a distinguished pedigree in spotting such outbreaks, told us it hadn't seen any problems.
Our unrivaled pedigree of 140 years makes us the most authoritative, independent advocate of women's rights in the UK.
The best bet seems to be an effective land tax, which has a very respectable pedigree.
pedigree Limousin cattle and some sheep.
pedigree Holsteins, is situated in central Cornwall, making us an ideal touring base.
pedigree breeders who sell quality, healthy breeding stock at premium prices.
pedigree shearling ewes from Mr Frank Martin's Humby Flock.
A five-generation pedigree showing descendants of the Bostock family of Stafford, co.
In any three-generation pedigree the males on the top line are outnumbered 11-3; why should we believe they are especially significant?
Nevertheless, I have assumed that the visitation pedigree is accurate for the mid to late 16th century.
The next leading price tag was 5,000gns for Lumbylaw NaÃ¯ve a Lumbylaw Honkytonk daughter going back to Fieldhouse Earthman on her dams pedigree.
The result was the creation of a yacht which is both fast but which retains her classic racing pedigree.
Volume 5, page 437 (chart pedigree ): See above on p. 433, note e.
A NHW member has reported that her pedigree cat had to receive veterinary treatment after being been shot with an airgun pellet.
We received a very warm welcome here before sitting in the peaceful sheltered garden while Charles supped a pint of Marston Pedigree.
A cavalcade of overstuffed SUVs filters back through bridge and tunnel trailing Kate Spade beach bags and pedigree pooch accouterments.
pedigree pork is produced by dedicated breeders with small herds of pedigree pigs.
Due to selective breeding, most pedigree dog breeds are genetically predisposed to suffer.
In many European countries, the leading sire may account for up to 25% of pedigree inseminations in some breeds.
suckler cows are kept on the farm, the majority being pedigree cattle.
This climax was reached at the very moment when Darwin was publishing the Origin of Species (1859), by which universal opinion has been brought to the position that species, as well as genera, orders and classes, are the subjective expressions of a vast ramifying pedigree in which the only objective existences are individuals, the apparent species as well as higher groups being marked out, not by any distributive law, but by the interaction of living matter and its physical environment, causing the persistence of some forms and the destruction of vast series of ancestral intermediate kinds.
Under this act a record committee, appointed annually by the pedigree stud, herd and flock book associations of Canada, perform the duties of accepting the entries of pure-bred animals for the respective pedigree registers, and are provided with an office and with stationery and franking privileges by the government.
True to MG 's sports pedigree, the MG ZT makes a strong visual impact with a purposeful stance and style.
Altica 's sports pedigree is reinforced by its scissor doors, the form of which ensures easy access to this low vehicle.
We have all manner of animals, from pedigree Simmental cattle to pot-bellied pigs.
Robertson 's pedigree is undoubted and he does n't just give everything he 's got, he sucks an appreciative audience dry as well.
A herd of 17 Welsh Black suckler cows are kept on the farm, the majority being pedigree cattle.
This seems to explain the Richard Skipwith who begins the visitation pedigree.
Have the owner send you a copy of the litter's pedigree and proof that the litter's parents have been tested for general feline diseases as well as any diseases or conditions associated with the specific breed.
Make sure you receive the pedigree papers for the kitten, as well as a list of the shots it has received and those it will need in the coming months.
If you plan to visit a breeder you should ask her to send you the pedigree of her current litter before you go to see the puppies.
If you want to buy a purebred dog or plan to show your dog, make sure you receive the official pedigree papers from the breeder.
With a price tag of $16,900.00, the Chakan GD cat was developed by crossing a distinctive pedigree Siamese cat with an Allerca GD.
When people think about non pedigree kittens for sale, they think of either kittens that are a mixture of breeds or a specific breed without the paperwork to back up their breed classification.
Non pedigree cats may either have unknown parental lines or unregistered lines.
While a non pedigree kitten cannot be shown for most CFA competitions, it could still be shown in CFA's household pet class.
This is another example of non pedigree kittens for sale.
There are many reasons to purchase a non pedigree kitten.
Breed traits for less money - If you love the traits of a particular breed but the cost of purchasing a registered kitten is out of your budget, a non pedigree kitten can be the perfect solution.
Since most people purchase cats as companions rather than show animals or for breeding programs, a pedigree may not be important.
Own an unusual cat - Non pedigree kittens and mixed breeds often have a unique look unlike other cats.
You never know which combination you might find in a non pedigree cat.
If you are considering purchasing a non pedigree kitten, you might want to consider some of the breeds that are currently being considered for inclusion in the CFA's breeds list.
One of the best ways to locate a non pedigree kitten is to ask other cat lovers in your area what is available and which breeders they know.
Of course, this all becomes a moot point for pet owners who did not acquire their cat from a breeder who has taken careful note of an animal's pedigree and family health history.
Categories for the contest are Pedigree Class, Mutt Class, Ugly Dog of the Year, and Ring of Champions.
The Ugly Dog of the Year is chosen from the winners of the Pedigree and Mutt Classes.
The main purpose of the American Kennel Club is to maintain a pedigree registry of purebred dogs, which aids the AKC's mission to promote and improve the world of purebred dogs for companionship and sporting competitions.
By providing this number, located on the AKC registration certificate that you should have received from the breeder, and a nominal fee, you can received your dog's pedigree.
A pedigree is basically a family tree, listing your dog's ancestors from four to five generations back.
This service will help them build up an offical registry of all dogs of that particular breed, tracking the population growth as well as creating a pedigree database to record the breed's lineage.
I know it's difficult to have the pedigree pulled right out from under you like this, but I think it would be easier to let it go, and just love your dog for the wonderful pet he's been the last three years.
The FSS is a registry for these developing breeds to record the pedigree of the offspring of the stock.
If these games interest you - or even games of much more recent pedigree - check out the admirable collection of living video game history over at the Home of the Underdogs.
This comes with quite the impressive pedigree and it continues with the HTC HD2 mobile phone.
The new Motorola DROID Bionic follows in the same kind of pedigree as the other Motorola DROID phones that preceded it at Verizon.
The first step in studying other family members is for a geneticist or genetic counselor to obtain a detailed family history and construct a pedigree (family tree) to determine which family members should be offered testing.
You can choose from a basic tree, a kid's version, or four to eight generation pedigree or fan charts.
This family tree, called a pedigree chart, will help you organize your information and pin point the areas where you need more information.
Interview your relatives, showing them your pedigree chart.
The resulting matches will include trees from the Pedigree Resource, the International Genealogical Index and the Ancestral File.
The "pedigree view" allows you to navigate the tree you've created by viewing up to seven generations at a time.
Obituaries Help allows you to download free genealogy pedigree charts to print out, fill in and share with friends and family.
There are several designs of lineage charts, including the pedigree chart, the descendent chart and the hourglass form.
Also known as an ancestor tree, the pedigree chart tracks the direct ancestors of an individual.
The reverse of a pedigree chart, the descendent tree traces only the descendents of an ancestor.
Also called an "ascendant tree" or "direct lineage tree," a pedigree family tree is the most popular style of tree.
This style of family tree is similar to a pedigree tree, but it also includes siblings.
Descendant family trees are essentially the opposite of pedigree trees.
You'll find only pedigree trees at this site, but there are several exciting styles available.
You'll find a nice pedigree tree on Rootsweb.com.
There are a variety of free family tree templates, including an excellent pedigree tree, at UFTree.com.
Pedigree Resource File, a collection of family trees and charts submitted by individuals.
Names like "Horizontal Pedigree Chart" or "5-Generation Tree" will help you quickly find the chart you want on your computer.
The pedigree chart is created starting with the information about one person at the top or from the side of the page.
The pedigree chart can include any number of generations and can grow to any size chart.
Specialized pedigree charts are also available for families with adopted children.
There is a long list of available forms, from cousin charts to pedigree forms, research logs and family tree charts.Easy Genealogy Forms also offers a variety of free downloadable forms for the genealogist.
The standard version gives family and pedigree views, bookmarking capabilities and some charts.
A blank pedigree chart is a useful genealogy tool.
A pedigree chart simply records the names of direct ancestors with their vital statistics.
A blank pedigree chart can keep your research organized.
Pedigree family trees show the direct ancestors of an individual.
They are similar to pedigree charts, but they aren't limited to direct ancestors.
Genealogy Search has several free family tree charts and forms, including an excellent example of a pedigree chart.
Ancestry.com, the paid subscription genealogy site, offers a free ascendency chart that can help you illustrate the pedigree of an ancestor.
Michigan.gov has a free example of a pedigree chart.
Start your genealogical research by filling out a pedigree chart.
You can find pedigree charts online for free.
This casio Baby-G Whale BG169-2V wristwatch retains its pedigree as a classic Baby G Watch.
This Tag heuer Link Ladies watch retains its pedigree as a classic Tag Heuer make with an extra touch of glamour.
That's quite a multifaceted pedigree for the humble seed of the coconut palm.
St. Vincent, aka Annie Clark, has a very respectable musical pedigree, having toured with Arcade Fire and John Vanderslice and collaborated with Polyphonic Spree.
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