The New And Complete American Encyclopedia Volume 3 Or Universal Dictionary Of Arts And Sciences On An Improved Plan In Which The Respective Scienc

Author: Books Group
ISBN: 9781235900648
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The New And Complete American Encyclopedia Volume 3 Or Universal Dictionary Of Arts And Sciences On An Improved Plan In Which The Respective Scienc from the Author: Books Group. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1807 Excerpt: ... relations; and i.i many respect? he afted i.i the 'most arbiuary manner, his wishes ho-vveer tiniealonable, being too readily complied with in consequence of the shameful servility of his parliaments. The dissolution of the religious houses, and the immense wealth that came to Henry, by seizing all the ecclesiastical property in his kingdom, enabled him to give full scope to Lis sanguinary disposition.; so that the belt and most ii-.norent blood os'-England was shed on scaffolds, -and seldom any longtime passed without-being masked with some illustrious victim of-his tyranny. His third wife was Jane Seymour, daughter to a gentleman of fortune and family; but (lit died in bringing Edward VI. into the world. His fourth wife was.Anne, fist.T to the duke of Cteves. He disliked her so much, that he scarcely bedded with her, and obtaining a divorce, he suffered her to reside in England on a pension os 50,000/. a-year. His fifth wife was Catharine Howard, cieue to the duke of Norfolk, whose head he cut off for anti-nuptial incoiumency. His last wife was queen Cathaiine Par, in whose possession he died, after Ihe had narrowly escaped being brought to the stake for her religious opinion?, width favoured the reformation. Henry's cruelty increased with JiU years, and was now exercised promiscuously on Protestants and Catholics. He put the brave earl of Surry to death without a crime being proved against him; and his father the duke of Norfolk mult have suffered the next day, had he not been saved by Henry' own death, 15 17., in the 66th year of his age, and the 3-8th of his reign. The state of England, during the teign of Henry VI-11. is, by the help of printing, too well known to be enlarged upon here. His attention to the naval security of.England is highly commenda...

The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia

Author: Gerald L. Smith
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813160677
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The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia from the Author: Gerald L. Smith. The story of African Americans in Kentucky is as diverse and vibrant as the state's general history. The work of more than 150 writers, The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia is an essential guide to the black experience in the Commonwealth. The encyclopedia includes biographical sketches of politicians and community leaders as well as pioneers in art, science, and industry. Kentucky's impact on the national scene is registered in an array of notable figures, such as writers William Wells Brown and bell hooks, reformers Bessie Lucas Allen and Shelby Lanier Jr., sports icons Muhammad Ali and Isaac Murphy, civil rights leaders Whitney Young Jr. and Georgia Powers, and entertainers Ernest Hogan, Helen Humes, and the Nappy Roots. Featuring entries on the individuals, events, places, organizations, movements, and institutions that have shaped the state's history since its origins, the volume also includes topical essays on the civil rights movement, Eastern Kentucky coalfields, business, education, and women. For researchers, students, and all who cherish local history, The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia is an indispensable reference that highlights the diversity of the state's culture and history.

The Polish American Encyclopedia

Author: James S. Pula
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786433086
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The Polish American Encyclopedia from the Author: James S. Pula. "This encyclopedic reference work has three types of entries: thematic essays, topical entries, and biographical entries. The essays synthesize existing work to provide interpretations of important aspects of the Polish American experience. The topical entries identify specific places, events, or organizations. The biographical entries identify Polish Americans who have made significant contributions at the regional or national level"--Provided by publisher.

Child Health

Author: John David Baum
ISBN: 9780670822881
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Child Health from the Author: John David Baum.

American Medical Association Complete Medical Encyclopedia

Author: Jerrold B. Leikin
Publisher: Random House Reference &
Size: 63.20 MB
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American Medical Association Complete Medical Encyclopedia from the Author: Jerrold B. Leikin. A definitive medical reference from the American Medical Association offers an alphabetical listing of thousands of medical terms, including common ailments, surgical procedures and tests, benefits and side effects of drugs and other therapies, nutrition, medical research and the future of medicine, mental health, and alternative and complementary treatments. 75,000 first printing.