Queen Elizabeth II, an icon of the XXth and XXIst centuries

They had 3 sons and 1 daughter - Mary of Teck / Mary Victoria (the 26th of May 1867-the 24th of March 1953) who got married to King George V (the 3rd of June 1865-the 20th of January 1936) in 1893. They has 2 sons: George VIII who abdicated in order to get married to the American Wallis Simpson and George VI - the father of Queen Elizabeth II. So, Elizabeth II is Claudia Rhedey's great-great-granddaughter.

Moreover, King Michael of Romania (born on the 25th of October 1921) and Her Royal Highness are third degree cousins. They are both great-great-grandchildren of Queen Victoria.Elizabeth is celebrating her Diamond Jubilee in 2012, marking 60 years as Queen, as we speak. She is the longest-lived and second-longest-reigning monarch -after Queen Victoria (the 24th of May 1819-the the 22nd of January 1901, who lived 81 years and 243 days) -of the United Kingdom, and the second-longest-serving current head of state - after King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand.

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Queen Elizabeth

During Elizabeth’s reign, England expanded trade overseas and the merchant community grew. Private shipbuilding boomed and navigational advances made long sea voyages safer. England’s chief commodity was woolen cloth, traded mostly at the Dutch port of Antwerp for finished goods and such luxuries as French wines. Cloth exports grew over the course of the reign, but suffered from competition from finer Spanish products and from Antwerp’s decline after its harbor silted up and became impassable by the mid-1560s. In the 1560s financier Sir Thomas Gresham founded the Royal Exchange to help merchants find secure markets for their goods.

At the same time, new enterprises like the Muscovy Company were chartered to find outlets for English products. In 1600 the government granted the English East India Company a monopoly to trade in Asia, Africa, and America. The desire to expand overseas ...

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Elizabeth I - queen of England

Elizabeth I (1533-1603), queen of England and Ireland (1558-1603), daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn. Elizabeth was the longest-reigning English monarch in nearly two centuries and the first woman to successfully occupy the English throne. Called Glorianna and Good Queen Bess, Elizabeth enjoyed enormous popularity during her life and became an even greater legend after her death.

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Windsor Castle

This small room is much reduced from its seventeenth-century dimensions; then it was the King’s Audience Chamber. Here stood the King’s chair of state until the reign of George III. Wyatville reduced it in size and turned it into an ante-room. Today it marks the approximate divide between that part of the Castle remodeled in the reign of George IV to make larger and grander reception rooms, and Charles II’s smaller State Apartments. The latter still retain their old layout and proportions and some of their seventeenth-century character and architectural detail, though Wyatville replaced all except three of Verrio’s painted ceilings on the grounds that they were irreparably decayed.
The room has recently been restored and hung with green damask. The carved oak cornice decorated with acanthus leaves alone survives from Grinling Gibbons’ work for Charles II.

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Lady Diana Spencer

The Lady Diana Frances Spencer (Diana Frances Mountbatten-Windsor, née Spencer) (1 July 1961–31 August 1997) was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales. From her marriage in 1981 to her divorce in 1996 she was styled Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales. After her divorce in 1996, Diana ceased to be a Royal Highness and The Princess of Wales and instead was styled Diana, Princess of Wales. She was often called Princess Diana by the media and the public, but this was incorrect both during and after her marriage, as she was only ever a Princess by marriage, not by birth.'

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The British Royal Family

London is a royal city and has preserved its ceremonies and traditions over hundreds of years. Some are every day and some are every year. The most traditional ceremonies and most popular attractions are the Trooping of the Colour and the Changing of the Guard.

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Elizabethan age

Elizabeth I (1533-1603) , queen of England and Ireland (1558-1603) is the daughter of Henry VIII , King of England and of his second wife , Anne Boleyn .She was the last of the Tudor rules of England , and she gave her name to an era , Elizabethan England . Later , it was regarded as a golden age of national triumph and cultural brilliance , with a victorious struggle against the Spanish Empire typified by the defeat of the Spanish Armada , and the flowering of the English Renaissance .

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Elizabeth I

Elizabeth’s government enacted legislation known as the Poor Laws, which made every local parish responsible for its own poor, created workhouses, and severely punished homeless beggars. Parliament also passed bills to ensure fair prices in times of shortage and to regulate wages in times of unemployment. One of the queen’s most important economic decisions was to issue a new currency that contained a standard amount of precious metal. This raised confidence in the currency and also allowed businesses to enter into long-term financial contracts.

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Designing a wind turbine

The innovative 200 kW Gedser wind turbine was built in 1956-57 by J. Juul for the electricity company SEAS at Gedser coast in the Southern part of Denmark.

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The European Union and Romania

The European Union and Romania - In my opinion, the EU represents a functional system of belives, freedom, real changes of ideas, democracy, stability and prosperity, all created for a european world “without frontieres”, in wich the diplomatic relationships between states and individuals are in the present and will become in the future, the main key for a developed european society.

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History of Education

Political leadership has affected the education systems of many countries in the 20th century. In the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) under Communism and in Germany under the leadership of National Socialism, totalitarian systems of government imposed strict guidelines on the organization of national education systems. Many other countries during the 20th century—including the United States—have sought to balance control of their education systems between the federal government and local governments or private organizations. Most countries in the 20th century have also taken steps to increase access to education.

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Robin Hood and the Black Cloak

‘Wait!’ said Robin. ‘Will you sell me your cloak?’ The old man couldn’t believe his ears. ‘This dirty old thing? Well, you can have it for a pound!’ ‘Thanks,’ said Robin and put on the cloak and gave the old man pounds. ‘For you and your family. Take it.’ The old man was so surprised that all he could say was ‘God bless you, Sir!’

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The man and the internet

The new technology will mean it, reducing time spent at work and increase the number of hours worked at home, which would involve a strengthening of family relationships? It is obvious tendency Internet to revolutionize the information and means of entertainment, affected their production and consumption, transforming social life and our behavior, even Political institutions and the role of citizens in the their. The studies conducted on a sample of users and non-users of the Internet have following out.

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Management - art and science

Strategies for identifying and measuring risk can help treasury personnel develop a sound diversification policy. Before a risk profile can be managed it must be identified. What is considered high risk by one entity may be considered the normal course of business by another entity. Appetite for risk-taking will vary not only between industries but also between management styles. Once risk parameters have been identified a measurement system must be introduced.

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PC Components

The Processor(picture Intel Pentium 4 Willamette 1.8 GHz Socket 423 400 MHz)
One of the smallest parts of the computer but the one that gets most of the attention, the processor is often thought of as the "brain" of the computer. An extremely sophisticated piece of miniaturized electronics, the processor (often called the CPU or Central Processing Unit) is at the bottom of all tasks the PC performs. The processor reads instructions (commands) from memory that tell it what it needs to do to accomplish the work that the user wants, and then executes them.
The processor (really a short form for microprocessor) is the central component of the PC. The processor performs all work that you do on your computer directly or indirectly. The processor plays a significant role in the following important aspects of your computer system:
Performance: The processor is probably the most important single determinant of system performance in the PC. While other components also play a key role in determining ...

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Broadcasting - Radio and Television

Broadcasting, Radio and Television, primary means by which information and entertainment are delivered to the public in virtually every nation around the world. The term broadcasting refers to the airborne transmission of electromagnetic audio signals (radio) or audiovisual signals (television) that are accessible to a wide population via standard, readily available receivers. The term has its origins in the medieval agricultural practice of "broadcasting," which refers to planting seeds by scattering them across a field.

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Computers and Networks

Computers and Networks - Being aware of the steps that take place during router initialization will help you determine what and where problems may occur when you start up your router. You can configure a router from many external locations, including the following:

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Teatrul Elizabethan

Scena nu reprezinta nici prin fundalurile pictate un loc special. Obiectele simple erau de ajuns astfel incat sa simbolizeze locul si rolul unui actor: ca o masa pentru o camera, un tufis intr-o vaza pentru o padure sau o coroana pentru un rege.Deci era dificil pentru public sa urmareasca piesa de teatru pentru ca locurile se schimbau repede.

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Towards a philosophy of gerontology - version 5

* An ontologically posible mind is not a product of human brain, but
it is a human discovery.

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