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  1. Hace 1 día · House of Plantagenet - Wikipedia House of Plantagenet The House of Plantagenet [nb 1] ( / plænˈtædʒənɪt /) was a royal house which originated from the lands of Anjou in France. The family held the English throne from 1154 (with the accession of Henry II at the end of the Anarchy) to 1485, when Richard III died in battle.

  2. Hace 1 día · New Caledonia ( / ˌkælɪˈdoʊniə /; French: Nouvelle-Calédonie) [nb 1] is a sui generis collectivity of overseas France in the southwest Pacific Ocean, south of Vanuatu, about 1,210 km (750 mi) east of Australia, [3] and 17,000 km (11,000 mi) from Metropolitan France.

    • 18,576 km² (7,172 sq mi)
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    Hace 8 horas · Edward VI - Wikipedia Edward VI For the imposter crowned as Edward VI in Ireland in 1487, see Lambert Simnel. Edward VI (12 October 1537 – 6 July 1553) was King of England and Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death in 1553. He was crowned on 20 February 1547 at the age of nine. [1]

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    King Edward III founded the Order of the Garter around the time of his claim to the French throne. The traditional year of foundation is usually given as 1348 (when it was formally proclaimed). However, The Complete Peerage, under "The Founders of the Order of the Garter", states the order was first instituted on 23 April 1344, listing each foundin...


    Membership in the Order is strictly limited and includes the Monarch, the Prince of Wales, not more than 24 companion members, and various supernumerary members. The monarch alone can grant membership. Monarchs are known as the Sovereign of the Garter, and the Prince of Wales is known as a Royal Knight Companion of the Garter. Male members of the Order are titled "Knights Companion" and female members are called "Ladies Companion". Formerly, the Sovereign filled vacancies upon the nomination...

    Supernumerary members

    The Order includes supernumerary members, who do not count towards the limit of 24 companions. Several supernumerary members, known as "Royal Knights and Ladies of the Garter", belong to the royal family. These titles were introduced in 1786 by King George III so that his many sons would not count towards the limit on the number of companions. He created the statute of supernumerary members in 1805 so that any descendant of King George II could be installed as such a member. In 1831, this sta...

    Degradation of members

    The Sovereign may "degrade" members who have taken up arms against the Sovereign. From the late 15th century, there was a formal ceremony of degradation, in which Garter King of Arms, accompanied by the rest of the heralds, proceeded to St George's Chapel. While the Garter King of Arms read aloud the Instrument of Degradation, a herald climbed up a ladder and removed the former knight's banner, crest, helm, and sword, throwing them down into the quire. Then the rest of the heralds kicked them...

    At the founding of the Order of the Garter, 26 "poor knights" were appointed and attached to the Order and its chapel. This number was not always maintained, and by the 17th century, there were only thirteen such knights. King Charles II increased the number to 18 (in large part because of funds allocated from Sir Francis Crane's will) after his co...


    For ceremonial occasions of the Order, the officers wear the following garments and accessories: 1. The mantles for the prelate and chancellor are dark blue like those of the members (as a member, the chancellor wears a member's mantle), but the mantles for the other officers are dark red. All mantles are embroidered with a heraldic shield of St George's Cross. For Garter ceremonies, Garter Principal King of Arms wears this red mantle rather than the tabard of the royal armsworn for other Sta...

    St George's Chapel in Windsor is the mother churchof the Order of the Garter and the location of special services in relation to the Order. During their lifetime, all members of the Order of the Garter are entitled to display their heraldic crests and banners in St George's Chapel. While the Garter stall plates (see below) stay in the chapel perman...

    Each June, on Garter Day, the members of the Order, wearing their habits and garter insignia, meet at Windsor Castle. When any new Knights of the Garter are due for installation, an investiture ceremony is held in the Throne Room of Windsor Castle on the morning of Garter Day.This ceremony is attended by all Knights Companions of the order, wearing...

    Members are assigned positions in the order of precedence, coming before all others of knightly rank, and above baronets. The wives, sons, daughters and daughters-in-law of Knights Companion are also assigned precedence. Relatives of Ladies Companion are not, however, assigned any special positions. (Generally, individuals can derive precedence fro...

    Garter Banner of Alexander Baring, 6th Baron Ashburton, now in Winchester Cathedral
    Garter Banner of Oliver Lyttelton, 1st Viscount Chandos, now at Hagley Hall
    Garter Banner of Lord Wilson of Rievaulx, now at Jesus CollegeChapel, Oxford
    Arms of Philip of Spainat his Investiture, encircled by the Garter (In 1554)
    Ashmole, Elias (1672). Institution, Laws and Ceremonies of the Most Noble Order of the Garter. London.
    Begent, P.J. and Chesshyre, H. The Most Noble Order of the Garter: 650 Years. Spink and Son Ltd. 1999.
    Beltz, George Frederick (1841). Memorials of the Order of the Garter. London: William Pickering. Retrieved 27 October 2013.
    Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Knighthood and Chivalry" . Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 15 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 851–867.
  4. Hace 1 día · His parents were Jofré Llançol i Escrivà (died bef. 24 March 1437) and his Aragonese wife and distant cousin Isabel de Borja y Cavanilles (died 19 October 1468), daughter of Juan Domingo de Borja y Doncel. He had an younger brother, Pedro. His family name is written Llançol in Valencian and Lanzol in Castillian.

  5. Hace 1 día · Thomas Carlyle was born on 4 December 1795 to James (1758–1832) and Margaret Aitken Carlyle (1771–1853) in the village of Ecclefechan in Dumfriesshire in southwest Scotland. Nicholas Carlisle traced Carlyle's ancestry back to Margaret Bruce, sister of Robert the Bruce. [10]

  6. Hace 8 horas · For a list of all Hibernian players with a Wikipedia article, see Category:Hibernian F.C. players. This is a list of notable footballers who have played for Hibernian from the formation of the club in 1875 to present. It generally includes only players who made more than 100 league appearances for the club, but some players with fewer than 100 ...