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  • Benkestok

    Slekten Benkestok Benkestok (også kjent som Benkestokk, Benchestoch, Benkstokk, Benchstok, Bænkstok, Benchiestoc, mfl.) var en norsk adelsslekt i middelalderen. Slektsnavnet gikk ut av bruk midt på 1700-tallet. Personer i slekten eide i sin tid mye jordegods i Båhuslen, Herjedalen, Vestlandet, Nordland, Shetland og Færøyene. Benkestokk-seminaret norma...

  • United States Colored Troops

    History Former Georgia slaves played a critical but little-known role in the historic struggle that pried open the door to black enlistment in the U.S. military during the Civil War. The courage and bravery of the men who served in experimental all-black regiments helped convince President Lincoln to "rewrite" his historic Emancipation Proclamation. Lincoln's revision was the catalyst for t...

  • I-P37.2 (Y-DNA)

    This project is for people who have tested and been assigned the paternal haplogroup I2a1 (P37.2) and also for people who are believed to have belonged to this paternal haplogroup based on tests done on descendants. Formerly: I2a Defining Mutations (to be added) Origin Haplogroup I2 might have originated in southeastern Europe about 15,000 to 17,000 years ago. The P37.2 subgroup s...

  • Arbogast Lineage

    Just trying to trace the Arbogast side of my family.

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Oliveira do Hospital ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Oliveira do Hospital to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrantes portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de OLIVEIRA DO HOSPITAL . Manuel Esteves Veríssimo da Fonseca (Ervedal da Beira, Oliveira do Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal, c. 1792 - Brasil, ?) casado com Quit�...

  • American Coins

    People on Coins Presidents George Washington $1, 25¢ John Adams $1 Thomas Jefferson $1, 25¢, 5¢ James Madison $1 James Monroe $1, 25¢ John Quincy Adams $1 Andrew Jackson $1

  • Treasurer of the United States

    Treasurer of the United States=The Treasurer of the United States is an official in the United States Department of the Treasury who was originally charged with the receipt and custody of government funds, though many of these functions have been taken over by different bureaus of the Department of the Treasury. Responsibility for oversight of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the United St...

  • Pintores Brasileiros

    A pintura no Brasil nasceu com os primeiros registros visuais do território, da natureza e dos povos nativos brasileiros, realizados por exploradores e viajantes europeus cerca de cinquenta anos após o Descobrimento. Os índios já realizavam há muito tempo algumas formas de pintura no corpo, em paredes de grutas e em objetos, mas sua arte não influenciou...

  • South Africa - History and Families of Witsand (White Sands) and Port Beaufort

    Welcome. My name is Brendan Swemmer. I have copied this booklet, written and researched by John McGregor, in 2 parts below. I've put the family trees first and if you scroll down and click on a person's name in blue you will be taken to their profile page that has all the information about that person. From there you will be able to click on another link that will enable you to see their tr...

  • Familias Verdugo de Chile

    Estoy en búsqueda de los ancestros de Miguel Antonio Verdugo, mi tatarabuelo. Vivió en Los Andes, Chile, Chile Death: November 6, 1870 Immediate Family: Husband of Carlota Beytía Noguerol Father of Abraham Verdugo Beytía, Enriqueta Verdugo Beytía, Absalón Verdugo Beytía and Irene de la Merced Verdugo Beytía

  • Sunnmørsprosjektet

    Dette prosjektet tar sikte på å få oversikt over befolkningen på Sunnmøre fra de tidligste kilder og fram til ca 1700, og videre etter det. NB: Noen har sabotert sunnmørslinjene og ødelagt store deler av Sunnmørsættleggen, og dermed MANGE måneders arbeid - IKKE slå sammen profiler som ikke er like! Fra de eldste ki...

  • Furman Family from Birzai Lithuania

    This Family Tree is based on the work of our cousin Harris Gleckman. Questions pertaining to the family should be directed to his attention at Gleckman@mindspring.com

  • Sandler / Shusterus and Chait Families of Birzai, Lithuania

    Welcome! This project is intended to facilitate genealogical and historical collaboration among those interested in the Sandler and Chait families originating in the region surrounding Birzai, Lithuania How can you participate? (1) Add your branches to the Geni tree. This is a 100% shared collaboration and the tree belongs to all of us. Please do not duplicate existing entries. (2) Uplo...

  • Noble and Greenough School

    Noble and Greenough School, commonly known as Nobles, is a coeducational, nonsectarian day and five-day boarding school for students in grades seven through twelve. It is located near Boston on a 187-acre (0.76 km2) campus that borders the Charles River in Dedham, Massachusetts. The current enrollment of 603 students includes a balance of boys and girls. The boarding program hosts 45 students w...

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    alfredo sua familia e duas gerações de ancestrais

  • United States Federal government portal

    United States Federal government portal==This project was established to provide a portal to other projects that cover the elements of the U.S. Federal government both past (e.g., "Continental Congress") and present. government of the United States of America is the federal government of the constitutional republic of fifty states that constitute the United States of America, as well as one cap...

  • Parsons Family

    Calling all Parsons! Let's link our family trees together. Parsons (surname) Parsons as a surname has an occupational meaning, and refers to a parson's servant or a person that worked in the parson's house. Another meaning of the surname is the parson's son . Notable people with the surname of Parsons include: Alan Parsons (born 1948), British musician and record producer Albert Par...

  • amaXhosa People of South Africa

    History of the amaXhosa The amaXhosa people are Bantu speakers living in south-east South Africa, and in the last two centuries throughout the southern and central-southern parts of the country. Xhosa people currently make up approximately 18% of the South African population. By number: in 2008: Botswana 9,900; Lesotho 22,000; South Africa 7,529,000; Zimbabwe 29,000 During the seventeenth c...

  • Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-1666

    Complete listing of Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-1666 (from book published 1912 by George Cabell Greer, now copyright-free) Over 17,000 names here: Please add Geni profiles you manage to this project that appear on the list. Citation: Greer, George Cabell. Early Virginia immigrants, 1623-1666. Originally published: Richmond, Va., 1912. Compiled from Land Office records; gives name, d...

  • Wells / Welles / de Welles Family

    Resources Welles Family Association The Peerage Welles Surname The Peerage Wells Surname Our Royal, Titled, Noble, and Commoner Ancestors & Cousins Welles Surname Our Royal, Titled, Noble, and Commoner Ancestors & Cousins Wells Surname History of the Welles family in England and Normandy, with the derivation from their progenitors of some of the descendants in the United States .. (...

  • Williston Northampton School

    Williston Northampton School, or "Williston," is a private co-educational preparatory school for boarding and day students in seventh grade through postgraduate year located in Easthampton, Massachusetts. The 125-acre (0.51 km2) campus offers a range of extra-curricular activities in the arts and athletics. Located in the Pioneer Valley, the school is within 15 miles (24 km) of Amherst, Smith, ...

  • Os Conjurados da Restauração da Independência de Portugal

    A Restauração da Independência é a designação dada ao golpe de Estado ocorrido em 1 de dezembro de 1640, chefiado por um grupo designado de Os Quarenta Conjurados e que se alastrou por todo o Reino, pela revolta dos portugueses contra a tentativa da anulação da independência do Reino de Portugal pela governação da Dina...

  • NOBEL prizes for Dutch citizens

    —2015-mrt-21-za-15:21+GMT-LENTE!—jM-ginger-Vu—Medewerking via koppeling van profielen en attendering op informatieve internet-adressen ZEER welkom! nieuws ~ news ~ nieuws Lars Peter HANSEN is one of three in 2013 to be awarded The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred NOBEL for his “empirical analysis of asset prices." He is als...

  • State of Franklin (1784 - 1788)

    The State of Franklin (also the Free Republic of Franklin or the State of Frankland was an unrecognized, autonomous "territory" located in what is today eastern Tennessee. Franklin was created in 1784 from part of the territory west of the Appalachian Mountains that had been offered by North Carolina as a cession to Congress to help pay off debts related to the American War for Independence. It...

  • Current Members of the United States Cabinet

    All Cabinet members are nominated by the President and then presented to the Senate for confirmation or rejection by a simple majority. If approved, they are sworn in and then begin their duties. Aside from the Attorney General, and the Postmaster General when it was a Cabinet office, they all receive the title of Secretary. Members of the Cabinet serve at the pleasure of the President; the Pre...

  • ALMA Awards

    The American Latino Media Arts Award, or ALMA Award is an award highlighting the best American Latino contributions to music, television, and film. The awards promote fair and accurate portrayals of Latinos. In Spanish and Portuguese, the word alma means spirit or soul.

  • Groton School

    Groton School Groton School is a private Episcopal college preparatory boarding school located in Groton, Massachusetts, United States. It enrolls approximately 372 boys and girls, from the eighth through twelfth grades. The school is a member of the Independent School League and is widely recognized as one of the most selective, elite, exclusive boarding schools in New England and one ...

  • Anette Guldager Boye

    Anette Guldager Boye I am a historian by profession and have a master's degree in history from the University of Southern Denmark. What I like about history and genealogy is the hunt for information. To dig out information about the people of the past, thus making them more real. Field of interest: I have a deep fascination for the sagas, not just of the Danish area, but also thos...

  • Kaarma koguduse leeripildid

    Koondame siia Kaarma leeripilte.

  • anna marie annie andersen

    Søker familiei Spain.I am looking for family in Espain!!!

  • Worcester Academy

    Academy is a top private school in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Recognized as a math powerhouse, it is one of the country's oldest day-boarding schools, with alumni including Edward Davis Jones (Dow Jones), Cole Porter, and Olympian Bill Toomey. A coeducational preparatory school, it belongs to the National Association of Independent Schools. Situated on 73 acres (300,000 m2), the academy is ...

  • VOC • kamer Rotterdam ◦ Zuid-Holland

    Bewindhebbers 1602-c.1720 Fop Pietersz van der MEYDEN ‧ x ‧ Willem Jansz Franken LAKEKOOPER ‧ x ‧ Pieter Leendertsz BUS ‧ x ‧ Gerrit HUYGENS ‧ x ‧ Bewindvoerders 1602-1616 : Johan van der VEEKEN~VEKEN ‧ Mechelen 1549-1616 ‧ ⌘ ‧ 1602-1616 : Fop Pietersz van der MEYDEN ‧ 1549-1616 ...

  • Chesire Heraldry

    Chesire is the home of some of the most ancient coats of arms in existence. Coats of arms came into general use by feudal lords and knights in battle in the 12th Century. By the 13th Century arms had spread beyond their initial battlefield use to become a kind of flag or logo for families in the higher social classes of Europe, inherited from one generation to the next. From "A history and ...

  • Legh, Leigh Families

    Leigh Coat of Arms / Leigh Family Crest SURNAMES as we know them today were first assumed in Europe from the 11th to the 15th Century. They were not in use in England or in Scotland before the Norman Conquest, and were first found in the Domesday Book. The employment in the use of a second name was a custom that was first introduced from the Normans. They themselves had not long before ...

  • Juuru Mihkli koguduse leerifotod

    Koondame siia Juuru Mihkli koguduse leerifotod (jagamiseks, isikute tuvastamiseks)

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  • Kingdoms of medieval Europe

    List kingdoms of medieval Europe ==Please note that the dates span the existence of kingdom itself and not the duration of the Middle Ages in the region.===British Isles and Ireland===*Angles**Kingdom of North Anglia***Kingdom of Bernicia (547-653)****Kingdom of Northumbria (653–954)***Kingdom of Deira (559-653)**Kingdom of Midland Anglia***Kingdom of Middle Anglia***Kingdom of Mercia (5...

  • Boston Latin School

    Boston Latin School is a public exam school in Boston, Massachusetts. Established on April 23, 1635, it is both the first public school and oldest existing school in the United States.[2][3][4][5] The Public Latin School was a bastion for educating the sons of the Boston elite, resulting in the school claiming many prominent Bostonians as alumni. Its curriculum follows that of the 18th century ...

  • Juuru Mihkli koguduse vaimulikud (Eesti)

    Joachim Walter jun 1555 - 1563 Joachim Walter 1566 - 1575 Georg Finckan 1584 Heinrich Fabricius 1586 - 1587 Petrus Bünemann 1595 - 1597 Johannes Elard 1610 (?) – 1624 (?) Josua Möllenbeck 1624 - 1650 Johannes Justus Ludwig 1651 - 1695 Helmich Reinhold LUDWIG 1696 - 1729 Carl Bernhard EHINGER 1729 - 1771 Friedrich Gustav KNÜPFFER 1771 - 1790 Sam...

  • Eesti genealoogid

    Siia projekti võivad kuuluda kõik eesti päritoluga või Eestis tegutsenud suguvõsauurijad. Aga iseenesest mõista ka kõik tänapäevased genealoogid oleksid teretulnud ja seal hulgas sina ise (kui uurid suguvõsa) - kui soovid liituda anna aga rõõmsalt meile teada

  • Montana State University

    State University (MSU) is a public university located in Bozeman, Montana, United States. It is the state's land-grant university and primary campus in the Montana State University System, which is part of the Montana University System. MSU offers baccalaureate degrees in 51 fields, master's degrees in 41 fields, and doctoral degrees in 18 fields through its nine colleges.Almost 15,500 students...

  • The Spear of Destiny

    This project identifies persons believed to have possessed one of the three or four major holy relics regarded to be the Spear of Destiny. The Spear of Destiny The Spear of Destiny, which is also known as the Holy Lance, Holy Spear, Lance of Longinus, or Spear of Longinus is said to have been used by Longinus, a Roman centurion, to pierce the side of Jesus Christ, when crucified on the cros...

  • Jewish Families from Tiraspol, Moldova, Transnistria

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from Tiraspol, Moldova, Transnistria. "Вайнеры Тирасполя. Vayner/Weiner/Vainer/Winer Family from Tiraspol" "Дехтярь/Дегтярь/...

  • GLERUM family - genealogy

    Hier vooralsnog wat namen uit de familie GLERUM die vanuit Zeeland naar het buitenland zijn ge-emigreerd. Koppeling aan reeds bestaande Geni-profielen is nog niet mogelijk, in dat geval zullen ze als profiel verschijnen. Aanvulling van gegevens is welkom, bijvoorbeeld via de discussie-pagina van dit project. EUR - NLD - prov. ZEELAND ---> Albanie - EUROPA Adriaan geb. Schore ?? ca.1815 - ...

  • Utah Beach - June 6, 1944 - D Day

    Please add only the public profiles of those who served actively in support of Utah Beach on D Day (6 June 1944). The objective at Utah was to secure a beachhead on the Cotentin Peninsula, the location of important port facilities at Cherbourg. The amphibious assault, primarily by the US 4th Infantry Division and 70th Tank Battalion, was supported by airborne landings of the 82nd and 101st ...

  • Maori Migration - Tainui Waka

    The Waikato-Tainui Iwi traces its roots back to the migration of the Tainui waka (canoe), captained by Hoturoa, that voyaged from Hawaiiki across the Pacific Ocean to Aotearoa around 1350AD. There are four principal tribes that descend from the Tainui waka: Hauraki, Ngaati Maniapoto, Ngaati Raukawa and Waikato. Pictured: Anchor of the Tainui Captain : Hoturoa Tohunga (Priest): Rakataura...

  • Maori Migration - Mataatua Waka

    In Māori tradition, Mātaatua was one of the great voyaging canoes by which Polynesians migrated to New Zealand. Māori traditions say that the Mātaatua was initially sent from Hawaiki to bring supplies of kūmara to Māori settlements in New Zealand. The Mātaatua was captained by Toroa, accompanied by his brother, Puhi; his sister, Muriwai; his son,...

  • Maori Migration - Te Arawa Waka

    Tama Te Kapua took up the challenge laid down by his father: to seek a peaceful new home in the southern islands of New Zealand. Over 30 Ngāti Ohomairangi tribe members accompanied Tama. Among them were Tama’s uncles, Tia and Hei, the twin sons of Atuamatua. The canoe was originally named Ngā rākau rua a Atuamatua (the two trunks of Atuamatua) in memory of their fa...

  • Venduehuizen in Nederland

    Nederlandsche Veiling- & Venduehuizen AUCTION in EUROPE Nederland algemeen ▶ SLIJK-EWIJK : [ Veilingbedrijf Timothy] ▶ SCHOONOORD : [ Methusalem] Groningen ▶ SAPPEMEER : [ Veilinghuis Omnia] Friesland ▶ JLST : [ Ald Fryslân] Drenthe Overijssel ▶ BRUMMEN : [ Veilinghuis BOUWMAN & BOUWMAN] ɛ...

  • Banja, Vrgorac

    Hi and welcome! This project is to link and find family members who are from Banja, Vrgorac. If you have a relative or know of someone from Banja you are more than welcome to add them! Pozdrav i dobrodošli! Ovaj projekt je povezati i pronaći članove obitelji koji su iz Banje i Vrgorca. Ako imate rodbinu ili znate nekoga iz Banja dobrodošli ste da biste ih dodal...

  • Global Tree Projects - Project to Structure Projects

    This project is to help explore issues around project structure and use. Project Objectives: Explore ideas: To assist to bring some planning and organisation to how we use projects. Consider approaches in naming projects so as to group them appropriately Consider how we approach links and a cascading tree structure: Provide a framework to help guide users on what to use projects f...

  • Mormon Pioneers 1864

    1864 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1864 only. Finding Aids Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Chronological Company List Pioneer Index Search How to Participate Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the lin...

  • Embedded Image Test Project

    This is an embedded image test project. i.e. placing an image within a Project. Testing an image: Garter stall plates, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle 198th Knight of the Garter - Richard III, King of England (view larger image) 215th Knight of the Garter - Richard, Duke of York

  • The Court of Henry VIII, King of England

    Scope of Project This project identifies the personalities of the Royal Court of King Henry VIII, King of England. Family, friends and foes, are included. Overview Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was also Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) and claimant to the Kingdom of France. Henry was the second monarch ...

  • Earls of Arundel

    The goal of this project is to consolidate and organize the profiles associated with the title Earl of Arundel . See below on full description of the title. Status Collaborators welcome! Please contact Tobias Jungen . History The title Earl of Arundel is the oldest extant Earldom and perhaps the oldest extant title in the Peerage of England. It is currently held by the Duke of Norfolk, ...

  • Anglo-Norman families: Lusignan

    The Lusignan family was an extremely powerful family of barons in medieval Poitou, Angouleme and Norman England. There were at least fourteen generations of Hugues de Lusignan. The following is excerpted from Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands database on the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy (pages on Poitou and Angoulême and la Marche ) SIRES de LUSIGNAN Painter notes that the cas...

  • Anglo-Norman families: Seigneurs of Tosny (de Tosny / Toeni / Toni)

    This important family of early Norman England has been studied in depth in a recent publication by medieval genealogist Peter Stewart, Origins and Early Generations of the Tosny Family , which is available online. Charles Cawley in his Medieval Lands database on the FMG site also has an extensive section on the Seigneurs of Tosny on his Norman Nobility page. --------------------------------...

  • Anglos-Norman families: de Montfort

    Norman families known as de Montfort Rouen Seigneurs de Montfort-sur-Risle (Bastembourg) Seigneur de Montfort-sur-Risle (Gand) Evreux Comptes d'Evreux (Montfort-l'Amaury) English de Montforts came to England with William the Conqueror Earl of Leicester 1239-1265 de Montfort of Beaudesert, Warwickshire, who Burke's Peerages believes to be the son of Hugues (Hugh) ...

  • Early Norman Families: de Tancerville

    The de Tancarville family was a Norman family who held the hereditary title of Chamberlain of Normandy and whose name was derived from the village of Tancarville. The office of Chamberlain was one of the most important offices in the royal or ducal court, being responsible for the financial management of the royal household and related domestic affairs. The family of the Chamberlain, who were...

  • Tempest Family Tree Collaboration

    Welcome! 'BULLETIN: Tempest DNA Results have been received for the UK>Utah branch as well as for the Tong and Halifax, UK branches! More sample are needed. Please contact Adam Brown to participate, at no cost! Results are entirely anonymous. You have reached the Project page for the Tempest Family Tree Collaboration, a volunteer, non-profit project to build a single shared family tree a...

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  • Hosby vana kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Hosby vana kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Asukoht kaardil: Hosby vana kalmistu , Hosby küla, Noarootsi ...

  • Current US Senators

    Please add to this project those currently serving as senators for the United States of America. Use "discussions" to identify any that need a curator to make into a public Master Profile. As someone leaves office their profile should be removed from this project . Resources List of current United States Senators Senator search form Geni photos and documents Current Leadership ...

  • Sheriff of York

    This Project documents associated Geni profiles for the office of Sheriff of York . Period covered is 1396-1835. Please come on over, and bring your ancestor's profile with you. Note: Profile must be "public" Overview from: Mansion House: Sheriffs of York In 1396 Richard II gave the City the status of a County and granted it the right to appoint two Sheriffs. The Sheriffs replaced three...

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  • High Sheriff of Cheshire

    This Project documents associated Geni profiles for the office of High Sheriff of Cheshire . Period covered is 1284-1850. Overview The High Sheriff is the oldest secular office under the Crown. Formerly the High Sheriff was the principal law enforcement officer in the county but over the centuries most of the responsibilities associated with the post have been transferred elsewhere or are n...

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  • American Revolution: Capture of Fort Ticonderoga May 10, 1775

    The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga occurred during the American Revolutionary War on May 10, 1775, when a small force of Green Mountain Boys led by Ethan Allen and Colonel Benedict Arnold overcame a small British garrison at the fort and looted the personal belongings of the garrison. Cannons and other armaments from the fort were transported to Boston and used to fortify Dorchester Heights and br...

  • Native American Politicians

    These are Native Americans and Alaska Natives who served in the federal, state, or municipal governments.

  • Sixth Crusade (1228-1229)

    Sixth Crusade The Sixth Crusade started in 1228 as an attempt to regain Jerusalem. It began seven years after the failure of the Fifth Crusade. It involved very little actual fighting. The diplomatic maneuvering of the Holy Roman Emperor, Frederick II resulted in the Kingdom of Jerusalem regaining control of Jerusalem and other areas for fifteen years. Frederick II and the Papacy Fr...

  • Fourth Crusade (1202–1204)

    Fourth Crusade The Fourth Crusade (1202–1204) was originally intended to conquer Muslim-controlled Jerusalem by means of an invasion through Egypt. Instead, in April 1204, the Crusaders of Western Europe invaded and sacked the Christian (Eastern Orthodox) city of Constantinople, capital of the Eastern Roman Empire (Byzantine Empire). This is seen as one of the final acts in the Great...

  • Crusade of 1101

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . The Crusade of 1101 was a minor crusade of three separate movements, organized in 1100 and 1101 in the successful aftermath of the First Crusade. It is also called the Crusade of the Faint-Hearted due to the number of participants who joined this crusade after having turned back from the First Crusade. The Crusade of 1101 arose...

  • Second Crusade (1147-1149)

    For naming conventions, see Medieval Kingdoms of Western Europe . The Second Crusade (1145–1149) was the second major crusade launched from Europe. It was called in 1145, in response to the fall of the County of Edessa the previous year to the forces of Zengi. The county had been founded during the First Crusade (1095–1099) by Baldwin of Boulogne in 1098. While it was the first ...

  • Fifth Crusade (1213–1221)

    Fifth Crusade The Fifth Crusade (1213–1221) was an attempt to reacquire Jerusalem and the rest of the Holy Land by first conquering the powerful Ayyubid state in Egypt. Pope Innocent III and his successor Pope Honorius III organized crusading armies led by King Andrew II of Hungary and Duke Leopold VI of Austria, and a foray against Jerusalem ultimately left the city in Muslim ha...

  • Battle of Clontarf

    The Battle of Clontarf: By David : Blog Post Saturday 1 October 2011 23rd April 2014 will be the thousand-year anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf . Many Scandinavians decided to settle in the lands they originally raided. They set up coastal cities and towns in Ireland in places like Dublin, Waterford and Limerick. The initial setting up of these kingdoms was done in a warlike fashion,...

  • Les Ducs de Normandie 911-1106

    The Rulers of Normandie from Rollo in 911 to William who became King of England used the titles of Jarl and then Dux (Duke). This project includes the main line with all their various partners and children. The project might be extended to include a few more generations as well. This project is a sub-project of Norman Families of Normandy and England . Chart of the main lines Ambigu...

  • Anglo-Norman families: Earls of Chester

    The Earldom of Chester in England, was an important title and powerful position in medieval Norman England, and the families connected to the Earls were quite influential in the social and political system of the time. According to Wikipedia : Earl of Chester The Earldom of Chester was one of the most powerful earldoms in medieval England. Since 1301 the title has generally been given to ...

  • Medieval Gyldenløve Family

    This project aims to organize and enhance the lines of the Norwegian medieval Gyldenløve family. From Wikipedia: So-called Nils Henrikssons slekt, based on its escutcheon figure, has later been given that surname in genealogy and historiography, although only the last female members of the family ever at most used that as surname. The lion figure is believed to have signified their des...

  • Norman families of Normandy (France) and England

    NOTE: This is an umbrella project that will contain a number of sub-projects, so at this time there will be no profiles added to this overview project. For a discussion of naming conventions for this period, please refer to this discussion thread: [Naming Conventions: Medieval Europe (esp France and England) ] For a general discussion about the Anglo-Norman genealogical project, please see:...

  • Medieval German and French Talmudists/Tosafot

    בעלי התוספות Authors of the Tosafot, known as Tosafists ("ba'ale ha-tosafot"), lived in northern France and the German Rhineland, the centers of Ashkenazi Jewry in the medieval period. They represent the major contribution that Ashkenazi Jews made to Talmud study. בעל...

  • Carolingian Dynasty

    The Carolingian dynasty (known variously as the Carlovingians, Carolings, or Karlings) was a Frankish noble family with its origins in the Arnulfing and Pippinid clans of the 7th century AD. The name "Carolingian", Medieval Latin karolingi, an altered form of an unattested Old High German *karling, kerling (meaning "descendant of Charles", cf. MHG kerlinc),[1] derives from the Latinised name of...

  • Medieval Women as Knights and Leaders of Warfare

    A collection of Articles and Profiles. Women Knights in the Middle Ages There were two ways anyone could be a knight: by holding land under a knight's fee, or by being made a knight or inducted into an order of knighthood. There are examples of both cases for women. Female Orders of Knighthood The Order of the Hatchet There is a case of a clearly military order of knighthood for wom...

  • Metaphysics - Medieval

    Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of consciousness and existence. In popular usage the word refers loosely to a number of non-traditional belief systems and spiritual practices. This project includes key metaphysical writers and teachers of the medieval world. Key Figures Albertus Magnus (c1193-1280), German astrologer & alchemist Sir Thomas Ashton (c139...

  • 〜〜in〜heaven〜〜〜〜

    〜〜〜〜〜 〜〜〜〜〜〜〜〜 〜〜〜〜〜〜〜 〜〜〜〜〜 〜〜〜 〜〜 〜anjeli〜 〜melekler〜 〜ანგელოზები〜 ...

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  • Philipsburg Manor House

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    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Emden Displaced Persons Camp. The camp was located in Emden , Germany.

  • Emslandlager Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Emslandlager Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located near Emsland , Germany.==History of the camp==Emslandlager is the site of a post World War II British sector displaced person camp near Emsland in Lower Saxony in Germany.The moorland labor camps, Emslandla...

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    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Flensburg Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Flensburg , Germany.

  • Gladbeck Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Gladbeck Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Gladbeck , Germany.

  • Goslar Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Goslar Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Goslar , Germany.==History of the camp==After the end of the Second World War in 1945 Goslar found itself in the British Zone of Occupation. The British military administration set up a DP camp to accommodate ...

  • Göttingen Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Göttingen Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Göttingen , Germany.

  • Greven Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Greven Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in [ ) Greven (Westfalen)], Germany.

  • Gronau Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Gronau Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in [ ) Gronau (Westfalen)], Germany.

  • Hameln Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Hameln Displaced Persons Camp. The camp was located in Hamelin , Germany.

  • Hannover Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Hannover Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Hannover , Germany.

  • Hildesheim Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were residents of the Hildesheim Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Hildesheim , Germany.

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