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Cardinal Beaton
DAVID BEATON (c. 1494 – 29 May 1546) was Archbishop of St Andrews and the last Scottish Cardinal prior to the Reformation . CONTENTS * 1 Career * 2 During Mary\'s reign * 3 Death * 4 Marion Ogilvy * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 Sources * 7.1 External links CAREERCardinal Beaton was the third of eleven children of John Beaton of Balfour in the county of Fife
Fife
, and is said to have been born in 1494. He was educated at the universities of St Andrews and Glasgow , and in his sixteenth year was sent to Paris, where he studied civil and canon law . In 1519 King James V of Scotland
Scotland
named him ambassador in France. In 1520. his uncle, James Beaton
James Beaton
Archbishop of Glasgow, named David Beaton Rector and Prebendary at Cambuslang . After his uncle became Archbishop of St
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Pope Paul III
POPE PAUL III (Latin : Paulus III; 29 February 1468 – 10 November 1549), born ALESSANDRO FARNESE, was Pope
Pope
from 13 October 1534 to his death in 1549. He came to the papal throne in an era following the sack of Rome
Rome
in 1527 and rife with uncertainties in the Catholic Church
Catholic Church
following the Protestant Reformation
Protestant Reformation
. During his pontificate, and in the spirit of the Counter-Reformation
Counter-Reformation
, new Catholic religious orders and societies, such as the Jesuits , the Barnabites
Barnabites
, and the Congregation of the Oratory , attracted a popular following. He convened the Council of Trent
Council of Trent
in 1545. He was a significant patron of the arts and employed nepotism to advance the power and fortunes of his family
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Caelian Hill
The CAELIAN HILL (/ˈsiːliən hɪl/ ; Latin
Latin
: Collis Caelius; Italian : Celio ) is one of the famous Seven Hills of Rome
Rome
, Italy. Under reign of Tullus Hostilius , the entire population of Alba Longa was forcibly resettled on the Caelian Hill. According to a tradition recounted by Titus Livy
Titus Livy
, the hill received its name from Caelius Vibenna , either because he established a settlement there or because his friend Servius Tullius
Servius Tullius
wished to honor him after his death. In Republican-era Rome
Rome
the Caelian Hill
Caelian Hill
was a fashionable residential district and the site of residences of the wealthy. Archaeological work under the Baths of Caracalla have uncovered the remains of lavish villas complete with murals and mosaics
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Papal Legate
A PAPAL LEGATE or APOSTOLIC LEGATE (from the Ancient Roman title legatus ) is a personal representative of the pope to foreign nations, or to some part of the Catholic Church. He is empowered on matters of Catholic Faith and for the settlement of ecclesiastical matters. The legate is appointed directly by the pope (the bishop of Rome, head of the Catholic Church and (historically) head of state of the papal states). Hence a legate is usually sent to a government, a sovereign or to a large body of believers (such as a national church) or to take charge of a major religious effort, such as an (ecumenical) council, a crusade to the Holy Land, or even against a heresy such as the Cathars
Cathars
. The term legation is applied both to a legate's mandate and to the territory concerned (such as a state, or an ecclesiastical province). The relevant adjective is legatine
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Battle Of Solway Moss
Coordinates : 55°00′40″N 3°01′33″W / 55.011225°N 3.025749°W / 55.011225; -3.025749 BATTLE OF SOLWAY MOSS Part of Anglo-Scottish Wars RIVER ESK at Arthuret ; a Scottish army was trapped nearby in 1542 DATE 24 November 1542 LOCATION Solway Moss, Cumberland, England RESULT Decisive English Victory BELLIGERENTS Kingdom of Scotland Kingdom of England COMMANDERS AND LEADERS Robert, Lord Maxwell, Sir Oliver Sinclair (POW) Thomas, Lord Wharton , Sir William Musgrave, John Musgrave STRENGTH 15,000 – 18,000 3,000 CASUALTIES AND LOSSES c. 20 killed; c. 1,200 prisoners; hundreds drowned c
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Francis I Of France
FRANCIS I (French : François Ier) (12 September 1494 – 31 March 1547) was the first King of France from the Angoulême branch of the House of Valois
House of Valois
, reigning from 1515 until his death. He was the son of Charles, Count of Angoulême , and Louise of Savoy . He succeeded his cousin and father-in-law Louis XII , who died without a male heir. A prodigious patron of the arts , he initiated the French Renaissance by attracting many Italian artists to work on the Château de Chambord , including Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci
, who brought the Mona Lisa
Mona Lisa
with him, which Francis had acquired
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Languedoc
LANGUEDOC (/ˈlɒŋɡədɒk/ ; French: ; Occitan : Lengadòc ) is a former province of France . Its territory is now contained in the modern-day region of Occitanie
Occitanie
in the south of France. Its capital city was Toulouse
Toulouse
. It had an area of approximately 27,376 square kilometers (10,570 square miles). CONTENTS * 1 Geographical extent * 2 Area and location of Languedoc
Languedoc
* 3 Old administrative divisions * 4 Capital * 5 Modern administrative divisions * 6 Population and cities * 7 Economy * 7.1 Agriculture * 7.2 Industry * 7.3 Services and tourism * 8 Sports * 9 Property * 10 See also * 11 Notes * 12 External links GEOGRAPHICAL EXTENT The gouvernement of Languedoc
Languedoc
(including Gévaudan, Velay, and Vivarais) among the former gouvernements of France
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Prebendary
A PREBENDARY is a senior member of clergy, normally supported by the revenues from an estate or parish. The holder of the post is connected to an Anglican or Roman Catholic cathedral or collegiate church . The position is a type of canon who has a role in the administration of a cathedral. A PREBEND is the form of benefice held by a prebendary: historically, the stipend attached to it was usually drawn from specific sources in the income of a cathedral's estates. When attending cathedral services, prebendaries sit in particular seats, usually at the back of the choir stalls, known as PREBENDAL STALLS. HISTORYAt the time of the Domesday Book
Domesday Book
, the canons and dignitaries of the cathedrals of England were supported by the produce and other profits from the cathedral estates. In the early 12th century, the endowed prebend was developed as an institution, in possession of which a cathedral official had a fixed and independent income
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Arbroath
ARBROATH or ABERBROTHOCK /ɑːrˈbroʊθ/ (Scottish Gaelic : Obar Bhrothaig, ) is a former royal burgh and the largest town in the council area of Angus in Scotland, and has a population of 23,902. It lies on the North Sea
North Sea
coast, around 16 miles (25.7 km) ENE of Dundee and 45 miles (72.4 km) SSW of Aberdeen
Aberdeen
. While there is evidence for settlement of the area now occupied by the town that dates back to the Iron Age
Iron Age
, Arbroath's history as a town begins in the High Middle Ages with the founding of Arbroath Abbey in 1178. Arbroath
Arbroath
grew considerably during the Industrial Revolution owing to the expansion of firstly the flax and secondly the jute industries and the engineering sector. A new harbour was built in 1839 and by the 20th century, Arbroath
Arbroath
had become one of the larger fishing ports in Scotland
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Madeleine Of Valois
MADELEINE OF VALOIS (10 August 1520 – 7 July 1537) was a French princess who became Queen of Scots as the first spouse of King James V . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Marriage negotiations * 3 Queen of Scots * 4 Death * 5 Ancestry * 6 References EARLY LIFE Madeleine (back right) with her mother and sisters, from the Book of Hours of Catherine de\'Medici . Madeleine was born at Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Saint-Germain-en-Laye
, France
France
, the fifth child and third daughter of King Francis I of France
Francis I of France
and Claude, Duchess of Brittany (daughter of King Louis XII of France
France
and Anne, Duchess of Brittany )
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Falkland Palace
FALKLAND PALACE in Falkland, Fife , Scotland, is a royal palace of the Scottish Kings . Today it is under the stewardship of the Marquess of Bute , who delegates most of his duties to The National Trust for Scotland . CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Early years * 1.2 16th century improvements * 1.3 Civil war * 1.4 19th Century * 1.5 Modern era * 1.6 Gardens * 2 Description * 3 Real tennis
Real tennis
court * 4 References * 5 Further reading * 6 External links HISTORYEARLY YEARS Falkland Palace
Falkland Palace
from the gardens Before Falkland Palace
Falkland Palace
was built a hunting lodge existed on the site in the 12th century. This lodge was expanded in the 13th century and became a castle which was owned by the Earls of Fife - the famous Clan MacDuff. The castle was built here because the area could be easily defended as it was on a slight hill
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James Learmonth
SIR JAMES RöGNVALD LEARMONTH KCVO CBE FRSE FRCSE (1895–1967) was a Scottish surgeon who made pioneering advances in nerve surgery . CONTENTS * 1 Early years * 2 Medical career * 3 Awards and honours * 4 Final years * 5 References * 6 External links EARLY YEARSJames Rögnvald Learmonth was born on 23 March 1895 in Gatehouse of Fleet , Kirkcudbrightshire , Scotland. He first studied at Girthon School where his father, William Learmonth, was headmaster, later moving to Kilmarnock Academy . From there, he went to the University of Glasgow to study medicine, starting in the autumn of 1913. He completed his first year, but further study was interrupted by the outbreak of World War I . He served in France on the Western Front as a commissioned officer with the King\'s Own Scottish Borderers . By the end of the war, he had attained the rank of Captain
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Dunkeld Cathedral
DUNKELD CATHEDRAL is a Church of Scotland
Scotland
place of worship which stands on the north bank of the River Tay
River Tay
in Dunkeld
Dunkeld
, Perth and Kinross , Scotland
Scotland
. Built in square-stone style of predominantly grey sandstone, the cathedral proper was begun in 1260 and completed in 1501. It stands on the site of the former Culdee
Culdee
Monastery of Dunkeld, stones from which can be seen as an irregular reddish streak in the eastern gable. It is not formally a 'cathedral', as the Church of Scotland
Scotland
nowadays has neither cathedrals nor bishops, but it is one of a number of similar former cathedrals which has continued to carry the name
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Treaty Of Greenwich
The TREATY OF GREENWICH (also known as the TREATIES OF GREENWICH) contained two agreements both signed on 1 July 1543 in Greenwich between representatives of England
England
and Scotland
Scotland
. The accord, overall, entailed a plan developed by Henry VIII of England
England
to unite both kingdoms (i.e. Union of the Crowns
Union of the Crowns
). The first sub-treaty helped to establish peace between the Kingdom of England
England
and the Kingdom of Scotland
Scotland
. The second sub-treaty was a marriage proposal between Edward VI of England
England
and Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary, Queen of Scots

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Henry Balfour
HENRY BALFOUR FRS (11 April 1863 in Croydon – 9 February 1939) was a British archaeologist , and the first curator of the Pitt Rivers Museum . He was President of the Royal Anthropological Institute , the Museums Association , the Folklore Society , the Royal Geographical Society , and a Fellow of the Royal Society . CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Works * 3 References * 4 External links BIOGRAPHYHenry Balfour, the only son of Lewis Balfour (1833–1885), silk broker of Croydon, and Sarah Walker Comber (1836–1916), was born in 1863. His parents had been married on 28 July 1857. He had two older sisters: Edith Balfour (born c. 1859) and Marian Balfour (born c. 1860). His father died on 1 May 1885, at 15 Hanover Terrace, Regent's Park, London, at 52 years of age. In 1887 Henry married Edith Marie Louise Wilkins , only daughter of Robert Francis Wilkins of Kingswear, south Devon. They had one son, Lewis Balfour (1887–1974)
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