Renaissance
epub |eng | 2009-08-18 | Author:Green, Toby [Green, Toby]

Santiago de Compostela 1609 IN GALICIA, spiritual heartland of Spain, destination of the great pilgrimages from France and across Spain, all was not well between the two inquisitors. As a ...
( Category: Christianity June 6,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2012-01-16 | Author:Murphy, Cullen [Murphy, Cullen]

“Let’s Not Make a Jonah of Him” The long, haunting ordeal of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, one of the premier Catholic theologians of the twentieth century, began a little more ...
( Category: Church History June 6,2014 )
epub |eng | 1938-01-31 | Author:Stefan Zweig [Zweig, Stefan]

Chapter 8 - Page 173 MUTINY (2 April 1520 - 7 April 1520) Trapped up as they were in Port San Julian, which, though well sheltered, was a gloomy place ...
( Category: Spain June 5,2014 )
epub |eng | 1999-01-02 | Author:Dava Sobel [Sobel, Dava]

Grand Duke Ferdinando II Ferdinando ceded broad discretionary powers to his public health officers—a group of noblemen who answered directly and only to him. Their ordinances, aimed with good intentions ...
( Category: Astronomy May 29,2014 )
epub |eng | 1992-04-15 | Author:William Manchester [Manchester, William]

Emperor Charles V (Carlos I of Spain) (1500–1558) it, shall be repaid without further delay.” Charles paid—mostly by giving Fugger the right to collect various royal revenues in Spain. CHARLES ...
( Category: World May 29,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2000-01-02 | Author:Fred Anderson [Anderson, Fred]

Plan of a turret at Fort Loudoun, 1759. Captain Paul Demeré enclosed these sketches of features of Fort Loudoun in a letter to William Henry Lyttelton of February 27, 1759. ...
( Category: Colonial Period May 29,2014 )
epub |eng | 2013-09-23 | Author:Bauer, Susan Wise [Bauer, Susan Wise]

59.1 The Papal Palace at Avignon. Credit: Photo by author He then recanted this, but the damage was done. Wielding the Grand Master’s confession, interrogators convinced other Templars to confess ...
( Category: 16th Century May 26,2014 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2011-05-19 | Author:Philippa Jones [Jones, Philippa]

After the determination of the inquest, with Amy’s reputation safe from the taint of suicide, Robert was free to arrange a grand funeral and burial for his 28-year-old wife. On ...
( Category: Elizabeth I May 11,2014 )
epub |eng | 2011-08-31 | Author:Greenblatt, Stephen [Greenblatt, Stephen]

The Spanish-born Harvard philosopher George Santayana called this idea—the ceaseless mutation of forms composed of indestructible substances—“the greatest thought2 that mankind has ever hit upon.” • The elementary particles are ...
( Category: Civilization & Culture March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 1974-03-25 | Author:Christopher Hibbert

The first thing that I want to impress upon you is that you ought to be grateful to God, remembering always that it is not through your merits, or your ...
( Category: Italy March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | | Author:Alison Weir [Weir, Alison]

Chapter Five Jane Parker, Lady Rochford (1542) - The ‘Wicked Wife’ The claim that incest had taken place between Anne Boleyn and her brother, Lord Rochford, was said to have ...
( Category: England March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-25 | Author:Ronald Hutton [Ronald Hutton]

Witchcraft One spectacular expression of those tensions was the trial and execution of individuals suspected of witchcraft: that is, of harming other human beings, or their possessions, by the use ...
( Category: Western March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-25 | Author:Nicholas Vincent [Nicholas Vincent]

6 EDWARD I TO EDWARD III, 1272–1377 In the 1080s, Robert Curthose, son of William the Conqueror, had declared that he would become King of England even if he were ...
( Category: Western March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | | Author:Darren Oldridge

THE CASE AGAINST WEREWOLVES Some of the best discussions of werewolves in pre-modern literature can be found in works on satanic witchcraft. This reflected the popular belief that witches could ...
( Category: 16th Century March 26,2014 )
epub |eng | 2010-12-06 | Author:Diana & Michael Preston [Diana & Preston, Michael]

Ahmednagar finally surrendered at the end of 1630. Abandoned by his former allies, Khan Jahan fled towards the Punjab, but Moghul patrols intercepted and killed him. His severed head was ...
( Category: Religious Buildings March 26,2014 )