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Fuerte Bulnes

Fuerte Bulnes is a Chilean fort located by the Strait of Magellan, 62 km south of Punta Arenas. It was founded in 1843 on a rocky hill at Punta Santa Ana, under the command of President Manuel Bulnes Prieto; the fort was built to further the president's colonization policies in Southern Chile and protect the Strait of Magellan. He directed construction to ward off claims by other nations. Chiloé's intendant, Domingo Espiñeira Riesco, ordered construction of a schooner to sail to that location, he commissioned it in the president's name, but Bulnes had the ship renamed Goleta Ancud, for where it was built. She sailed from Ancud on May 22, 1843, under command of Commander John Williams Wilson, Chilean Navy, he arrived at Punta Santa Ana on September 1843, about 2 km from Puerto del Hambre. He directed the construction of a fort here, using logs and dirt and grass'bricks'. Although the president wanted to establish a town, the harsh weather prevented attracting a large and stable population; as a result, after six years, the government founded Punta Arenas in the Sandy Point area in 1848.

Once people had migrated there, military forces destroyed the fort. Lieutenant Cambiazo supervised its burning. Between 1941 and 1943, the government directed the fort to be reconstructed as a historic monument; the replica includes the church, chaplain's quarters, powder magazine, post office and stables. It was declared a national monument in 1968. Today, it is administered by a private company. Francisco Solano Asta-Buruaga y Cienfuegos, Diccionario geográfico de la República de Chile, Nueva York: D. Appleton y Compania, 1899, pg. 582 "Puerto del Hambre"

Lindersvold

Lindersvold is a former manor house and estate located just north of Præstø Fjord, Faxe Municipality, some fifty kilometres south of Copenhagen, Denmark. The estate was founded by Christoffer Lindenov and remained in the hands of the Lindenoc family for one hundred years, it was owned by the Thott/Reedtz-Thott family between 1732 and 1923, from 1705 as part of the Barony of Gavnø. The current main building is from 1830. Lindersvold is now owned by Den selvejende institution Fælleseje and operated as a private primary school for children with special challenges under the name Heldagsskolen Lindersvold. Lindersvold was established by Christoffer Clausen Lindenov and his wife Sophie Hartvigsdatter Pless from land that had until belonged to the villages of Akselhoved and Hyllingeskov; the estate is first mentioned in 1580. Christoffer Clausen Lindenov was lensmand of Koldinghus and Hindsgavl and therefore spent little time on his estate at Faxe, it is unclear who owned the estate after Lindenov's death in 1593.

Godske Lindenov, Admiral and Head of Bremerholm, acquired Lindersvold in 1606. He expanded the estate through the acquisition of more land, for instance the village of Axelhoved with eight farms and eight houses. Lindersvold was after his death passed first to his widow and to his son. Christoffer Godskesen Lindenov succeeded his father as Head of Bremerholm with rank of Admiral in 1645. In 1657, he fell out of favour at the Court when he was opposed to the war against Sweden. After being accused of embezzlement, in February 1757, he was fired and expelled from the court by Frederick III. In February 1658, during the Assault on Copenhagen, he was put in charge of the defence of Christianshavn; the buildings on the Lindersvold estate were destroyed by Swedish troops during the wars in 1657–58 and 1658–1660. Lindenov constructed a new two-storey, half-timbered main building in 1671. In 1672, Lindenov sold Lindersvold to Axel Urne. Just one year Urne sold Lindersvold to his brother-in-law, Rabe von Schildern, married to Merete Sophie Urne.

She managed Lindersvold with great skill after her husband's death in 1680 and for the next 44 years. She increased the size of the estate through barters or the acquisition of more land. After Merete Sophie Urne's death, in 1724, Lindersvold passed to her daughter Hedvig Sophie von Schildern Lindersvold. In 1728 she sold it to the widow of Ulrik Kruse, their daughter married Otto Thott. It was part of Stamhuset Yhott-Redtz and the Barony of Gavnø; the estate was from 1871 to 1897 leased by Ingo Marius Friis. He was a pioneer of cattle breeding in Denmark and in 1884 founded the Association for the Improvement of Cattle Breeding in the Parish of Roholte. In 1821, the Barony of Gavnø was dissolved as a result of the lensafløsningslov of 1919. In 1923, Lindersvold was acquired by John Petersen, he sold off most of the land for smallholdings. His widow sold the main tremaining land to the Christmas Stamp Committee. Lindersvold was operated as the Christmas Stamp Foundation's fourth Christmas Stamp Home until 11959.

It was from 1946 headed by Poul Billgren. A drawing of the main building featured on the foundation's official 1934 Christmas stamp, it was printed in 16.5 copies and raised DKK 261,609. In 1994, Lindersvold was acquired by Den selvejende institution Fælleseje, it is now operated as a primary school for children with special challenges. Fru Merthe til Lindersvold is a so-called hjemstavnsspil about Merete Sophie von Schildern, née Urne. Christoffer Lindenov Forskellige ejere Godske Lindenov Karen Henriksdatter Gyldenstierne, gift Lindenov Christoffer Godskesen Lindenov Axel Urne Rabe von Schildern Merete Sophie Urne, gift von Schildern Hedevig Sophie von Schildern, gift Kalckreut Kirstine Marie Krabbe, gift Kruse Otto Thott Holger Reedtz-Thott Otto Reedtz-Thott Kjeld Thor Tage Otto Reedtz-Thott John Petersen Enke efter John Petersen Julemærkekomiteen Den selvejende institution Fælleseje Heldagsskolen Lindersvold

Wains Hotel

The Wains Hotel Building is a historic hotel building in Dunedin, New Zealand. Job Wain started his first hotel in downtown Dunedin in the 1860s, at the height of the Central Otago gold rush. Business flourished, when the Commercial Bank next door closed Wain expanded his business into that building, he continued to buy nearby properties, in 1878 contracted to have a major new structure — costing £14,000 — built in Princes Street, designed by Mason, Wales, & Stevenson. At that time, the Exchange area where the hotel was constructed was the heart of Dunedin's central business district, so it was well positioned for major trade. Wains Hotel has an Italianate style, with an elaborate façade noted for its columns and carved figures. At ground level, substantial columns of Port Chalmers basalt breccia rise, topped with capitals of Kakanui limestone; these columns support arches above which sit carved figures of Bacchus and mermaids. The entranceway is topped by a stone balustrade featuring an eagle as its keystone.

The upper storeys are ornate. Inside and fittings of Tasmanian blackwood complemented the exterior's grandeur; the building is classified as a Category I historic place by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust. As of 2018 the building is being refurbished, is due to open as a 50-room boutique five-star hotel by the end of the year; the hotel will include a restaurant, bar and meeting facilities. "Myth Making & Myth Busting: the case of Wain's Hotel, Princes Street, Dunedin", NZ HistorySearch

Santa María la Real of Nájera

Santa María la Real is a monastery in the small town of Nájera in the La Rioja community, Spain. A royal foundation, it was ceded by Alfonso VI to the Cluniac order, it was an important pilgrimage stop on the Camino de Santiago. It is well known for the woodwork in the choir of the church; the first construction on the site dates back to the 11th century. Santa Maria la Real and the attached royal pantheon were founded by King García Sánchez III of Navarre in 1052, it was elevated to an episcopal see and placed under Papal authority. In 1076 the kingdom of Navarre passed into the hands of Alfonso VI of Castile; the Mozarabic Rite was replaced with the Latin Rite. The Missal of Silos, a Mozarabic missal, the oldest known Western manuscript on paper, was created in the monastery in the 11th century. In 1079, the see was transferred to Calahorra, the seat of a bishopric before the Muslim Conquest. Alfonso gave St María la Real to the Cluniac order and it became one of only two important Cluniac centres South of the Pyrenees.

As a center of Cluniac power, the monastery is associated with the introduction of the Cluniac reform to Castile. It appears. In 1142, the Abbot of Cluny Peter the Venerable visited the monastery. While in Spain, he met with translators from the Arabic language and commissioned the first translation into a European language of the Qur'an; the monastery remained in Cluniac hands until the 15th century, when it was established through Papal mandate as an independent abbacy under Rodrigo Borgia, at which time it underwent a major reconstruction. As the popularity of the Camino de Santiago waned, so did the fortunes of the monastery, which depended on the wealth generated by traffic of pilgrims; the monastery fell into a long decay. In the nineteenth century it suffered under the Napoleonic occupation of Spain and anti-monastic legislation in the 1830s before being declared a national monument in 1889; the fortunes of the monastery further revived with the arrival of Franciscans at the end of the 19th century.

The exterior of the Monastery of Santa María la Real de Nájera is a mixture of different styles, fruit of its long story. Defensive needs buttress with the function of bastions; the 17th century left the doors and the squared tower. The portico of the church was built between the years 1621 and 1625. Inside the monastery, two main areas can be discerned: the church with the Royal Mausoleum and the cloister, so-called of the Knights; the access to the cloister is through the so-called Gate of Charles I. This gate is of flamboyant style and is decorated; this coat of arms was carried to honor the king, who generously contributed to the construction of the cloister. The stairs to access the upper cloister can be found next to the gate; this stairs are in Renaissance style and is covered with a hemispherical dome decorated with panels painted in Trompe-l'œil. The central motif of the decoration is a bird: a pelican; the date of its construction is the year 1594 and it is called the Royal Stairs. The primitive church honoring the Virgen de la Cueva was inaugurated in 1052 and consecrates the primitive temple to the Virgin of the Cave.

The style of the building is romanesque with mozarabs influences. The current temple was built between 1422 and 1453, in flowery Gothic style, presenting stylized and at the same time simple forms. All the vaults are simple ribbed except for the one covering of the central Apse; the interior has three naves separated with 10 columns. Beneath the choir the entrance to the cave can be found, where the image of the Virgin is believed to have been discovered, a place which has remained unchanged since then; the main reredos dates back to the 17th century, of baroque style, with big decorated Solomonic columns with vine grapes and leaves. The dressing room of the Virgin is located in the central part, with the original image, surrounded by the founders of the Benedictines, in its male and female branches and a depiction of the founder kings; the depiction of the elements that are believed to have been found next the image of the Virgin is noteworthy: a jar with Madonna lilies, a lamp and a bell. Above these elements, a frieze tells the story of the discovery of the Virgin by the king Don García.

A Calvary concludes the reredos. In the left aisle, a replica of the former main reredos which existed before the construction of the current can be found. Part of the original is located in the Antwerp museum, where it arrived after being sold in the 19th century, its author was Hans Memling. The image which leads to the construction of the religious complex is a medieval polychrome sculpture carved in wood, it depicts the Virgin holding baby Jesus, imparting the blessings with the right hand while holding a ball on the other. The image was restored in 1948 by the Institute Príncipe de Viana; the Imperial State Crown, which belongs to the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom, was created in 1838 for the coronation of Queen Victoria. A ruby can be found on the center of the cross of the front face, coming from a Virgin of the Monastery of Santa María la Real de Nájera and, taken to England as spoils of war by the Black Prince after assisting Peter the Cruel in his wars; the cave where the image was discovered, integrated into the temple, is one o

Masaya Takatsuka

Masaya Takatsuka is a Japanese voice actor. He is married to voice actress Keiko Nemoto. 1990sRecord of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight - Garrack2000sMiami Guns - Takuro One Piece - Johnny, Mr. 5, Mr. 4, Van Auger, Yokozuna, Gyro, Devil Dias, others Baki the Grappler - Yuri Chakovsky Captain Tsubasa: Road to 2002 - Hiroshi Jito Inuyasha - Shūran Witch Hunter Robin - Willem Groove Adventure Rave - Franken Billy Hungry Heart: Wild Striker - Kōji Sakai Jefferson Air Master - Baba, Hanai FireStorm - Sam Scott Papuwa - Tanno Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo - Geha the Gale, Indus Civilization, Wan Ronga Area 88 - Greg Gates Ginga Densetsu Weed - Jerome Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters GX - Professor Cobra Gegege no Kitarō - Tsurubebi Blue Dragon - Blue Dragon Blue Dragon: Trials of the Seven Shadows - Blue Dragon2010sKingdom - Pang Nuan Samurai Warriors - Naoe Kanetsugu World Trigger - Tatsuya Kuruma Twin Star Exorcists - Narumi Ioroi Dragon Ball Super - Great Priest, Rensō2020sUchitama?! Have you seen my Tama?

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