Æthelwold of Winchester was Bishop of Winchester from 963 to 984 and one of the leaders of the tenth-century monastic reform movement in Anglo-Saxon England. Monastic life had declined to a low ebb in England in the ninth century because of the ravages caused by Viking attacks, because of a preference for secular clergy, who were cheaper and were thought to serve the spiritual needs of the laity better. Kings from Alfred the Great onwards took an interest in the Benedictine rule, but it was only in the middle of the tenth century that kings became ready to commit substantial funds to its support. Æthelwold became the leading propagandist for the monastic reform movement, although he made enemies by his ruthless methods, he was more extreme in his opposition to secular clergy than his fellow reformers, Saint Dunstan and Oswald of Worcester. He is recognised as a key figure in the reform movement, who made a major contribution to the revival of learning and the arts, he was an important political figure, backing Æthelred the Unready against Edward the Martyr, playing a major advisory role during Æthelred's minority.
Æthelwold was born to noble parents in Winchester. From the late 920s he served in a secular capacity at the court of King Athelstan, according to Æthelwold's biographer, Wulfstan, "he spent a long time in the royal burh there as the king's inseparable companion, learning much from the king's witan, useful and profitable to him"; the king arranged for him to be ordained a priest by Ælfheah the Bald, Bishop of Winchester, on the same day as Saint Dunstan. After a period in the late 930s studying under Ælfheah at Winchester, Æthelwold moved to Glastonbury Abbey, where Dunstan had been made abbot. Here Æthelwold studied grammar and patristics, subsequently being made dean. During the reign of King Eadred, Æthelwold wished to travel to Europe to learn more about the monastic life, but Eadred refused permission, instead appointed him abbot of the former monastic site of Abingdon, served by secular priests; the years he spent in Abingdon were productive, he undertook the building of a church, the rebuilding of the cloister and the establishment at Abingdon of the Benedictine Rule.
When Eadred died, he was succeeded by his nephew, who drove Eadred's chief advisor, into exile. However, Æthelwold attended Eadwig's court in at least some of the years of his reign, 955–59; the future King Edgar had been taught from boyhood by Æthelwold, who evidently inspired his pupil to take an interest in the rule of Saint Benedict. When Eadwig died, Æthelwold backed Edgar's succession, he seems to have been in the personal service of King Edgar in 960–963, as he wrote many of the charters of this period. On 29 November 963, Æthelwold was consecrated Bishop of Winchester, the following year, with the connivance of King Edgar and the support of an armed force led by a royal official, he had the clerics of the Winchester Old and New Minsters expelled and replaced by monks from Abingdon; the king had sought the permission of the pope for the expulsion the previous autumn. Between 964 and 971, Æthelwold refounded monasteries at Chertsey, Milton Abbas, Peterborough and Thorney, the Nunnaminster nunnery in Winchester.
He was zealous in recovering land which he believed had once belonged to religious communities and subsequently been alienated, if necessary charters were forged to prove claims to title.Æthelwold was one of the principal advocates for the Benedictine reform movement during Edgar's reign, the author of all the major works of propaganda produced in England. He had the strong support of Edgar and his wife, Ælfthryth, his works emphasise the role of Edgar, who he saw as Christ's representative, in restoring the monasteries, he envisaged a major role for Edgar in supervising monasteries, for Queen Ælthryth supervising Benedictine nunneries. However, he was more extreme in his espousal of monasticism than Dunstan and Oswald, the other great leaders of monasticism in the reign of King Edgar, they followed continental practice in maintaining both monks and secular priests in their households, did not follow Æthelwold in his dramatic expulsions of secular clerks and replacement by monks. Æthelwold links the terms'filth' and'clergy' several times in his writings, regarding them as impure and unfit to serve altars or engage in any form of divine service, because many of them were married and they did not follow a monastic rule.
To Æthelwold's admirers, the epithets "father of monks" and "benevolent bishop" summarize his character as reformer and friend of Christ's poor. He is said to have written a treatise on the circle and to have compiled the "Regularis Concordia"; the Benedictines were superior to the secular clergy in their learning and their schools. Æthelwold taught the older pupils at Winchester, their works show that they regarded him with great respect and affection. His surviving works in both Latin and Old English show that he was a great scholar, his vernacular writings are believed to have played an important role in the development of Standard Old English; some of the wealth he accumulated was used to rebuild churches, he was a major patron of ecclesiastical art, although none of his works survive, only written accounts remain. The artistic workshops he established continued to be influential after his death, both at home and abroad. A century Æthelwold had acquired a great reputation as a goldsmit
St Katherine's School is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form located in the English county of Somerset. Known to be located in Pill, the school is located in the neighbouring civil parish of Abbots Leigh; the house system is based on the names of people who have contributed to their community and share similar values to the school. As a community school, St Katherine's is administered by North Somerset Council. From 2018, it is now an Academy school; the school offers GCSEs, Cambridge Nationals and Level 2 BTECs as programmes of study for pupils, while students in the sixth form have the option to study from a range of A-levels, Cambridge Technicals and Level 3 BTECs. Executive Headteacher: Mrs Karuna Duzniak Head of Lower Academy: Mr Justin Humphreys Head of Upper Academy: Mr Jamie Williams Head of Post 16: Mr Steve Coleburne Associate Headteacher & Head of PE: Mr D Cook, Associate Headteacher & Head of English: Mrs J Jefferson, Transition Manager Year 7: Mrs J Ball, Head of Stephenson House: Mr A Thomas, Head of Pankhurst House: Mr I Murdoch, Head of Turing House: Mrs H Price, Head of Yousafzai House: Ms E Andrews, Head of Sixthform: Mr S Colebourne, Deputy Head of Sixthform: Mr T Hodgson St Katherine's School official website
The 1995–96 season was the 97th season of competitive league football in the history of English football club Wolverhampton Wanderers. They played the season in the second tier of the English football system, the Football League First Division. Although the season began with Graham Taylor as manager, he resigned sixteen games into their league campaign under fan pressure due to the team's poor results. Despite being tipped by many to be one of the promotion favourites - following on from having reached the play-offs in the previous season - the side sat in 18th place at the time of Taylor's exit. After a period under caretaker manager Bobby Downes, Mark McGhee resigned from Leicester City to become Wolves' new manager in December. Despite a slow upturn in results under McGhee that put the team within three points of a play-off place at the start of April, their form again collapsed and they took just four points from the final 24 available; the club finished the season in 20th place, only confirming their safety from relegation in their final home game.
This represented their lowest finish in the football pyramid since returning to the second level in 1989–90. A total of 24 teams competed in the Football League First Division in the 1995–96 season; each team played every other team twice: once at their stadium, once at the opposition's. Three points were awarded to teams for each win, one point per draw, none for defeats. Teams finishing level on points were firstly divided by the number of goals scored rather than goal difference; the provisional fixture list was released on 20 June 1995, but was subject to change in the event of matches being selected for television coverage or police concerns. Final table Source: Statto.com Results summary Results by round Key: ‡ On loan from another club * First appearance for the clubCorrect as of end of season. Starting appearances are listed first, followed by substitute appearances in parentheses where applicable. Source: Wolverhampton Wanderers: The Complete Record The season saw a new home shirt introduced featuring an embroidered crest and new collar design.
The 2007 Lunar New Year Cup was a football tournament held in Hong Kong on the first and fourth day of the Chinese New Year of the Pig. Head Coach: Rob Baan Assistant Coach: Graham Arnold Goalkeeper Coach: Tony Franken Team Manager: Gary Moretti Doctor: Marc Cesana Equipment Manager: Dominic Rabsch Physiotherapist: Philip Coles Conditioner / Masseur: Paul Scott H. O. D.: Nan Yong Head coach: Ratomir Dujković Assistant coach: Aleksandar Tomic, Su Maozhen Goalkeeper coach: Stevan Mićić Team Manager: Li Xiaoguang Administrator: Guo Bingyan, Hu Ping Coach: Jia Xiuquan Doctor: Zhang Peng, Yan Cheng Team Manager: Steven Lo Kit Shing, Raymond Chow Man Leung Manager Assistant: Lee Yuen Wah Co-Ordinator: Tsang Wai Chung Coach: Casemiro Mior Assistant Coach: Dejan AntonićNote: * Ivan Jević replaced Jaimes Mckee of HKFC who withdrew from the squad due to injury. H. O. D.: Linnel Mclean Technical Director: Bora Milutinovic Coach: Wendell Downswell Team Manager: Howard Bell Equipment Steward: Manley Burrowes Team Doctor: Dr. Mark Sanderson All times given in Hong Kong Time.
2 goals Keith Gumbs1 goal Bruce Djite Fabian Taylor Festus Baise Jiang Ning Nathan Burns The only two goalscorers of Australia Olympic Team, Nathan Burns and Bruce Djite are both from Adelaide United. Together with Robert Cornthwaite, who scored an own goal in the first match against China Olympic Team, all three Adelaide United players in the squad "scored" in the competition; the host Hong Kong team has not been able to win in the second day of the competition for 15 consecutive years. The host Hong Kong team finishes at the last place for 5 consecutive years. Hong Kong Football Association Hong Kong First Division League 2007 Lunar New Year Cup, HKFA Website News, HKFA Website
Wells Fargo Place is an office tower in St. Paul, United States, it stands at 471 feet tall, is the tallest building in St. Paul, it was designed by Winsor/Faricy Architects, Inc. and WZMH Architects, is 37 stories tall. The building opened in September 1987, a month ahead of schedule and under budget, it is a steel structure, with a facade of brown-colored granite and glass. The granite came from Finland; the building contains 156 underground parking spaces. It was known as The Minnesota World Trade Center. Anthrosphere, a large sculpture by Paul Granlund, is in the lobby; the tower houses offices used by Wells Fargo, who renamed the building Wells Fargo Place on May 15, 2003. It houses the headquarters of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System; the building was designed for the 36th and 37th floors to be used as a restaurant with a dedicated elevator between the floors. While built to design, including the dedicated elevator, this was never implemented and the space was divided up into storage lockers that are listed for lease on their website.
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