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Normandy

of Taillevent, cook of the kings of France Charles V (Charles V of France) and Charles VI (Charles VI of France). He wrote the earliest French cookery book named ''Le Viandier''. ''Confiture de lait'' was also made in Normandy around the 14th century. Culture Symbols The traditional provincial flag of Normandy, ''gules, two leopards passant or'', is used in both modern regions. The historic three-leopard version (known in the Norman


German Empire

Communist Party - now under the pseudonym Meir Vilner - until 1938, when he left Poland to go to the British Mandate of Palestine. Most of his family perished in the Holocaust. Apologist (Apologetics) historians found Verschaeve to be a Neo-Romantic (Neo-romanticism) poet who remained consciously ignorant of Nazi tyranny, to avoid crushing his own beliefs in the superiority of Imperial German (German Empire) 19th century culture, which he saw reflected and defended even by Nazi


Bulgaria

in the area (even in Olbia (Olbia, Ukraine) Romans in Tyras and Olbia ) until the fourth century. Indigenous '''minorities in Greece''' are small in size compared to regional standards. Richard Clogg ''Concise History of Greece (Second edition)'' Chap.7 page 238 Cambridge 2002, for the Greek edition Katoptro ISBN 960-7778-61-8 The country is largely ethnically homogeneous


Liverpool

and cultural commentator. Originally coming to prominence in 1978 as the singer and songwriter in Liverpool post-punk band The Teardrop Explodes, he has followed a solo career since 1983 and worked on musical side projects such as Queen Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth (band)), Brain Donor and Black Sheep (Black Sheep (anarcho-folk band)). *Royal Granary, Meknes, Morocco (17th century) *Williamson Tunnels, Liverpool, England (Early 19th century) Culture It was tradition for the island to elect the ''King of Bardsey (Welsh (Welsh language):Brenin Enlli''), and from 1826 onwards, Y Cafn : Winter 2007 : ''Kings on Bardsey'' Retrieved 2009-08-16 he would be crowned by Baron Newborough or his representative. Cimwch : ''Kings of Bardsey'' Retrieved 2009-08-16 The crown is now kept at Merseyside Maritime Museum in Liverpool, although calls have been made for it to return to Gwynedd. The Observer : 5 October 2008 : ''Islanders Call for Return of Welsh Crown'' Retrieved 2009-08-16 The first known title holder was John Williams; his son, John Williams II, the third of the recorded kings, was deposed in 1900, and asked to leave the island as he had become an alcoholic. At the outbreak of World War I, the last king, Love Pritchard, offered himself and the men of Bardsey Island for military service, but he was refused as he was considered too old at the age of 71. Pritchard took umbrage, and declared the island a neutral power. In 1925 Pritchard left the island for the mainland, to seek a less laborious way of life, but died the following year. Bardsey Island Trust : ''History'' Retrieved 2009-08-16 Life was far from easy for the quarrymen, especially those who worked on the higher slopes. They were expected to walk up to the summit area in all weather and faced losing pay if unable to reach the top. Naturally a strong spirit of camaraderie developed and this was reflected in the town's chapels, pubs and cultural societies. Granite was exported by rail to ports like Liverpool and the cities of England and by sea from the two quarrying jetties to Liverpool and also to a number of European ports such as Hamburg. 19th century to present The town's population remained at less than a thousand until the arrival of the railways and the holidaymakers in the 19th and 20th centuries. "Sunny Prestatyn" became famous for its beach, clean seas and promenade entertainers, and visiting for a bathe was considered very healthful by city dwelling Victorian (Victorian era)s. During the Second World War the holiday camps were used as billets for British soldiers, many of whom were also sent to live with locals. Despite being close to Liverpool, the area was not bombed by the Luftwaffe, but was one of the few British towns to be bombed by the Regia Aeronautica (the Italian Air Force) in June 1941. Despite this many evacuees came to Denbighshire from various northern cities. In 1833 the old Roman mineral water caves (believed to have been discovered by soldiers of the XXth Roman Legion) were excavated in an attempt to attract people to them. In 1863 Lord Willoughby de Eresby built a small bath-house, replaced a decade later by the current building. Large numbers of people came, no doubt aided by national advertising, and the declaration by Dr. Hayward, a fashionable medical specialist from Liverpool, that this was "Probably the best spa in the United Kingdom". Baddeley (M. J. B. Baddeley)'s guidebook notes contains the quote - "inconceivably nasty and correspondingly efficaceous". In more recent times clinical trials have proven that the Spa water is a medically effective iron supplement. Research - Spatone - Nelsons UK Early life and career Collins was born in Exmouth, Devon, the daughter of Mary Honora (née Callanan), a schoolteacher, and William Henry Collins. http: www.filmreference.com film 78 Pauline-Collins.html She is of Irish (Irish people) extraction, and was brought up as a Roman Catholic (Catholic Church) near Liverpool. Pauline, Collins. (1999-03-28). "Pauline Collins - My secret for a good marriage? Give", Interviewed by Sharon Feinstein, ''Sunday Mirror''. Retrieved on 2010-05-13. ''"But I was very worried about taking it on because I'm not Jewish. I'm a Liverpool Irish Catholic and this role was such a responsibility because it involved a huge and emotive part of the history of the Jewish race."'' Collins studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. Before turning to acting, she worked as a teacher until 1962. She made her stage debut at Windsor (Windsor, Berkshire) in ''A Gazelle in Park Lane'' in 1962 and her West End (West End theatre) debut in ''Passion Flower Hotel'' in 1965, and many stage roles followed. Her first film was ''Secrets of a Windmill Girl'' (1966). Early life Born on Rodney Street (Rodney Street, Liverpool) Liverpool Record Office Annual Report 2008-2009 in Liverpool, Monsarrat was educated at Winchester (Winchester College) and Trinity College, Cambridge. He intended to practise law. The law failed to inspire him, however, and he turned instead to writing, moving to London and supporting himself as a freelance writer for newspapers while writing four novels and a play in the space of five years (1934–1939). He later commented in his autobiography that the 1931 Invergordon Naval Mutiny (Invergordon Mutiny) influenced his interest in politics and social and economic issues after college. * '''Jerzy Dudek''', football player (born 23 March 1973 in Rybnik, Poland) - Dudek, a famous Polish goalkeeper began his professional career with Sokół Tychy (GKS 71 Tychy), a team in the Polish National Football League where he played one season in 1995-96. Between 1996 and 2002, Dudek was a member of Feyenoord Rotterdam of the Eredivisie league in the Netherlands, where he won the 1998-99 Dutch League Championship and the 1999–2000 Dutch Super Cup. During his stay with Feyenoord he also received the league's highest goalkeeping honors, winning the Dutch Keeper Of The Year Award twice (1998–99, 1999-2000. In 2002 Dudek was transferred to Liverpool of the Premier League, where he became a household name, winning the League Cup in 2002–03, the UEFA Champions League in 2004–05 and the European Super Cup in 2005–06, as well as the FA Cup in 2005–06. Presently Dudek plays for Real Madrid in Spain. He has made 59 appearances for the Polish National Team. The majority of victims were Territorial soldier (Territorial Army (United Kingdom))s from the 7th Battalion, the Royal Scots, known as the "Leith Battalion" due to the large number of soldiers from that town. It was travelling from Commons:category:Liverpool Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Merseyside Liverpool Wikipedia:Liverpool


Russia

century. ) is diverse, as Russia is by area the largest country in the world. "Russia." The World Factbook. U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed July 2011. Russian cuisine derives its varied character from


India

aspect of his preaching is monotheistic concept of God (God in Hinduism). Vishwaguru Basavanna footnotes '''Srimanta Shankardeva''' The name is spelt variously as Sankardev, Sankaradeva, etc. (1449–1568) ( ), was a 15th-16th century Assamese (Culture of Assam) saint-scholar, playwright, social-religious reformer


Australia

. Jupp (#Jupp), pp. 796–802. Teo and White (#Teo), pp. 118–20. Distinctive cultural features have also arisen from Australia's natural environment and Indigenous cultures. Davison, Hirst and Macintyre, pp. 98–99. Teo and White (#Teo), pp. 125–27. Since the mid-20th century, American popular culture (Culture of the United States) has strongly influenced Australia, particularly through television and cinema. Teo and White (#Teo), pp. 121–23. Other cultural influences come from neighbouring Asian countries, and through large-scale immigration from non-English-speaking nations. Jupp (#Jupp), pp. 808–12, 74–77. Arts Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia


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