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730

Year 730 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. The denomination 730 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years. King Liutprand contracts an alliance with Eutychius, exarch of Ravenna, agrees to support him in his attack on Rome, while subjugating the independent southern Lombard duchies of Benevento and Spoleto. Tiberius Petasius proclaims himself emperor in Tuscia. Eutychius defeats him with the support of Pope Gregory II, Tiberius is killed in Monterano, with his head sent to the Byzantine emperor Leo III as a gift. Charles Martel defeats the last independent dukedom of Alamannia, incorporates it into the Frankish Empire, he launches raids on the Saxons beyond the Rhine. September/October – Umayyad forces sack the Byzantine fortress of Charsianon in central Anatolia, which remains a contested stronghold during the next century of Byzantine–Arab warfare. December 9 – Battle of Marj Ardabil: The Khazars under Barjik invade the provinces of Jibal and Adharybaydjian.

He defeats an Umayyad army at Ardabil. Emperor Xuan Zong has four palace walls in the northeast sector of the capital city Chang'an dismantled and reassembled to construct a new Daoist abbey, the grounds of which are formally a large garden for the Bureau of Agriculture. In this decade Hops are first cultivated in the Hallertau region. Leo III of the Byzantine Empire orders the destruction of all icons, beginning the First Iconoclastic Period. Many monks flee to Italy. Al-Rabi' ibn Yunus, Arab minister Autpert Ambrose, Frankish Benedictine monk Beatus of Liébana and theologian Jia Dan, general of the Tang Dynasty Offa, king of Mercia Tarasios, patriarch of Constantinople Zhang Xiaozhong, general of the Tang Dynasty December 9 – Al-Jarrah ibn Abdallah, Arab general Corbinian, Frankish bishop Hugh of Champagne, grandson of Pepin of Herstal K'inich Ahkal Mo' Naab III, Maya ruler of Palenque Lantfrid, duke of Alamannia Peter, duke of Cantabria Selbach mac Ferchair, king of Dál Riata Tiberius Petasius, Byzantine usurper Yuwen Rong, chancellor of the Tang Dynasty Zhang Yue, chancellor of the Tang Dynasty

Feri Tradition

The Feri Tradition is an initiatory tradition of modern Pagan Witchcraft. It was founded in California in the 1960s by the Americans Victor Henry Anderson and his wife Cora Anderson. Practitioners have described it as an ecstatic tradition rather than a fertility tradition. Strong emphasis is placed on sensual experience and awareness, including sexual mysticism, not limited to heterosexual expression; the Feri Tradition has diverse influences, such as Huna, Faery lore, Hoodoo and Gnosticism. Scholars of Paganism like Joanne Pearson and Ethan Doyle White have characterised Feri as a Wiccan tradition; the latter noted however that some practitioners of modern Pagan Witchcraft restrict the term Wicca to British Traditional Wicca, in which case Feri would not be classified as Wicca. Instead, he characterised Feri as one form of Wicca, distinct from others, such as British Traditional Wicca, Dianic Wicca, Stregheria. Anderson met Cora Ann Cremeans in Bend, Oregon, in 1944. Born in Nyota, Alabama, in January 1915, Cora had been exposed to folk magical practices from childhood.

The Andersons claimed that one of their first acts after their marriage was the erection of an altar. The following year, a son was born, they named him Victor Elon, with the latter being the Hebrew word for oak. After the birth, a ritual was held to dedicate the infant to the Goddess. In 1948, the family moved to Niles, California that year purchasing a home in San Leandro. There, Anderson became a member of the Alameda Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, he subsequently remained so for forty years. Victor earned his living as a musician, playing the accordion at events, while Cora worked as a hospital cook, it has been claimed that Anderson could speak Hawaiian, Creole, Greek and Gothic. In the mid-1950s Victor and Cora read Witchcraft Today, a 1954 book by English Wiccan Gerald Gardner, with Cora claiming that Victor corresponded with Gardner for a time; the Pagan studies scholar Chas S. Clifton has suggested that the Andersons used Gardner's work as a "style guide" for the development of their own tradition of modern Pagan witchcraft.

Kelly stated that the Andersons' tradition "began to more and more resemble that of the Gardnerians" as the couple learned more about the latter, adopting elements from it. Anderson was in correspondence with the Italian-American Wiccan Leo Martello, who encouraged Anderson to found his own coven. Circa 1960, the Andersons founded a coven, naming it Mahealani, after the Hawaiian word for the full moon. Throughout the late 1950s and early 1960s, the Andersons initiated a number of individuals into the coven. One of these was Gwydion Pendderwen, a friend of their son who shared their interest in the esoteric. Pendderwen contributed to the development of what came to be known as the Feri tradition, with some members of the lineage viewing him as its co-founder. Pendderwen noted that he had first met the family when, aged thirteen, he got into a fight with Victor Elon, although the two became friends. Pendderwen was influenced by Welsh mythology, on a visit to Britain he spent time with the Alexandrian Wiccans Alex Sanders and Stewart Farrar, subsequently introducing various Alexandrian elements into Feri Wicca.

In the early 1970s, the Andersons established a new coven with Pendderwen and his initiate, Alison Harlow. After Pendderwen married, his wife joined this coven, although it disbanded in 1974. Over the next four decades, the Andersons would initiate between twenty-five and thirty people into their tradition. Anderson has been described as one of the "founding teachers" and the "seminal voice" of the Feri tradition, although – according to Feri initiate Storm Faerywolf – he preferred to refer to himself as "Grand Master and a fairy chief"; the original word that the Andersons used for their tradition was Vicia, which Cora claimed was Italian. She added that "the name Fairy became accidentally attached to our tradition because Victor so mentioned that word in speaking of nature spirits and Celtic magic". Early initiates alternately spelled the name of the tradition as Fairy, Faery, or Faerie, although Anderson began using the spelling Feri during the 1990s to differentiate it from other witchcraft traditions of the same name.

Cora claimed that Feri was the word's original spelling, adding that it meant "the things of magic". Anderson referred to his form of Wicca as the Pictish tradition. In their writing, the Andersons mixed terminology adopted from Huna, Gardnerian Wicca, Voodoo, believing that all reflected the same underlying magico-religious tradition, it drew upon the huna system developed by Max Freedom Long. According to one Feri initiate, Corvia Blackthorn: "The Andersons' teaching method was informal. There were no classes in an academic sense, only conversations and the occasional ritual followed by a home-cooked meal. Discussions with Victor were non-linear and overflowing with information. Someone once aptly remarked; the connecting threads and underlying patterns in the information didn't become apparent until on. There was a non-verbal component to Victor's teaching, he was a true shaman, had the ability to shift the consciousness of his students on a level well below the surface of conversation."According to Ke

Larcom Theatre

The Larcom Theatre is located at 13 Wallis Street in Beverly and offers live music, theatrical productions and comedy. From 1985 through 2012 the Larcom Theatre housed the two-hour Le Grand David production, An Anthology of Stage Magic. Harris and Glover Ware, two brothers and former vaudeville musicians from Marblehead, Massachusetts built the Larcom in 1912 and named it for the Beverly-born poet Lucy Larcom. In 1984, the Le Grand David Spectacular Magic Company bought the Larcom and launched a restoration project that dwarfed their previous Cabot Street Cinema Theatre restoration; the Larcom Theatre received a balcony-to-boiler-room renovation. In October 1985 the Le Grand David troupe premiered a second resident production of conjuring, music and dance "in the style and tradition of the turn of the 19th century."In 1995, the Le Grand David Company opened an expanded wing adjoining the original Larcom structure at 9 Wallis Street. The new wing included: the Grand Salon lobby, a full kitchen, rehearsal place, three galleries of Le Grand David apparatus and poster artwork, a library, a meeting room, a guest suite, a caretaker's apartment.

Le Grand David Magic show ended in May 2012 after founder, Cesareo Pelaez, died in March of that year. List of magic museums Larcom Theatre

Fabricio Henricot

Fabricio Henricot is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Instituto. Racing Club were a youth team of Henricot's, he began his senior career with Boca Unidos. He was an unused substitute six times in 2012–13 in Primera B Nacional, prior to making his professional bow in the following campaign in a 2–0 victory over San Martín on 6 June 2014, he remained with the club for four further seasons, making a total of forty-three appearances in all competitions. In July 2017, Henricot signed with fellow tier two outfit Instituto, he didn't appear competitively in 2017 -- 18. As of 5 February 2019. Fabricio Henricot at Soccerway

NSE co-location scam

The NSE co-location scam relates to the market manipulation at the National Stock Exchange of India, India's leading stock exchange. Select players obtained market price information ahead of the rest of the market, enabling them to front run the rest of the market breaching the NSE's purpose of demutualisation exchange governance and its robust transparency-based mechanism; the alleged connivance of insiders by rigging NSE's algo-trading and use of co-location servers ensured substantial profits to a set of brokers. This multi-dollar, widespread market fraud came to light when markets' regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India, received the first anonymous complaint through a whistle-blower's letter in January 2015; the whistle-blower alleged that trading members were able to capitalise on advance knowledge by colluding with some exchange officials. The overall default amount through NSE's high-frequency trading is estimated to be 50,000 crores over five years; the NSE co-location case is under investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation, the Securities and Exchange Board of India and the Income-tax Department who are probing the involvement of NSE and SEBI officials, as well as NSE's former and current executives and brokerages.

In a recent verdict, the Madras High Court issued a notice to SEBI, MCA, ED in response to a Public Interest Litigation filed by the Chennai Financial Markets and Accountability. In January 2010, the NSE began offering a co-location facility to members. Members could place their servers in the Exchange's premises in return for a fee; this allowed them faster access to the buy and sell orders being disseminated by the exchange's trading engine. The term'co-location' means'a setup wherein the broker's computer is located in the same area as the stock exchange's server. In addition, High-frequency trading or algorithmic trading refers to the use of electronic systems, which can execute thousands of orders on the stock exchange in less than a second. Retail investors monitoring prices are subject to a delay as compared to the tick-by-tick data broadcast a user receives in a co-location facility. Unusually, the SEBI did not put out a discussion paper to collect market feedback before giving permission to proceed with the facility.

There are no public records on HFT executed on the NSE. SEBI needs to consult with Technical Advisory Committee for such market developments. However, no notification was received from SEBI in regard to it approving for all exchanges. During that time, the managing director of the NSE was Ravi Narain and C. B. Bhave was the chairman of SEBI, it is mentioned in passing in the NSE's 2009-10 annual report statement: "In keeping with global trends, the exchange has provided members a co-location facility for low latency high frequency trading. The Co-location data center is an international standard, state of the art robust and secure infrastructure." The whistle-blower's letter, addressed to SEBI and copied to the leading financial magazine, Moneylife. Clearly stated that:when the co-location was started by NSE it took some time for the more enterprising to figure out what was happening in the system. By the end of the year, smart people had all figured out the way to game the system lay in being the first one to connect to the server and preferably the server, fastest.

The co-location case was initiated when certain members associated with HFT teamed up and worked in coalition for about four years, i.e. 2010- 2014 overriding rules and regulations set in place by SEBI, the market regulator. According to an unnamed individual familiar with SEBI's investigation: "Access to co-location facilities and HFT trading gave the select brokers differential advantage such as display of market data, viewing order book prior to order execution." The Economic Times first reported that on 22 May 2017, SEBI issued show cause notices to the exchange and fourteen individuals, including former managing directors Chitra Ramakrishna and Ravi Narain. Notices have been sent to Ravi Narain, vice-chairman of NSE, serving as chief executive officer and managing director at the exchange during the period when the alleged violations took place. Other officials include Ravi Varanasi, the chief of NSE's business development vertical and was heading the surveillance department of the exchange during this period, Suprabhat Lala, chief of regulation and head of the trading division during 2010-13.

Among other officials who received show cause notices were former technology heads — Ravi Apte, Umesh Jain, former chief operating officer Subramanian Anand. NSE vice-chairman Ravi Narain had put in his papers on 2 June 2017, amid regulators intensifying their probe into the alleged lapses in high frequency trading. Chitra Ramakrishna, MD and CEO resigned from the exchange in December 2016; the media reported that Chitra's resignation the result of two governance-related issues at NSE. One was the loss of confidence in the NSE top management due to the colocation controversy; the second was the controversy surrounding a high-ranking official at NSE, Anand Subramanian, re-designated on 1 April 2015 as Group Operating Officer and Advisor to the MD. This appointment happened after communication from the NSE, MD and the CEO's office bypassing the Human Resources department. Complaints regarding this appointment, Subramanian's high salary, reached the board prompting it to examine the appointment process.

This led to Subramanian leaving the exchange in October 2016. Both Mr. Narain and Ms. Ramakrishna were part of the NSE's founding team, having joined the bourse in 1994. After receiving show cause notices from SEBI, 12 out of 14 high-profile current and former top e

Richard Briscoe

Captain Richard George Briscoe MC was a British soldier and politician from Longstowe in Cambridgeshire. He was Conservative Member of Parliament for Cambridgeshire from 1923 to 1945, he was born in Brewood, the son of William Arthur Briscoe, of Longstowe Hall, Cambridgeshire. He was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford. During the First World War, he served in the Grenadier Guards and was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry, he served again in the Second World War. He died in 1957 in London. Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Richard Briscoe