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Goddess on the Throne

Goddess on the Throne is a terracotta figurine found at the site of the Tjerrtorja spinning mill near Pristina, Kosovo, in 1956. The archaeological work of the National Museum of Serbia was led by the curator Radoslav Galović; the genderless seated terracotta figure is a well-preserved specimen of small Neolithic plastic Vinča culture. It measures 18.5 cm high and is dated to 5700–4500 BC. The figurine represents a female deity, it is preserved in the Museum of Kosovo. The Kosovo Museum has adopted the image of the'Goddess on the Throne' as the institution’s distinctive logo. One of the most precious archaeological artifacts of Kosovo, it has been adopted as the symbol of Pristina; the Goddess on the Throne'Tjerrtorja' Archeological Site

St Francis' Boy's Home

St Francis' Boy's Home in Shefford, Bedfordshire was the longest serving children's home in England. Founded in 1868, it played a vital role in providing care provision for children who could not live at home; the origins of this demand was facilitated by amendments in the Poor Laws, which allowed faith homes to be opened and for financial support to be provided from the state and local government/local parish. Soon after these changes in the Poor Laws, the Roman Catholic Church opened a large number of institutions to provide care for the children of Catholic families; the home closed in 1974. The home was able to take up to 65 children between the ages of 5 to 16 years and although it was referred to as an orphanage in its history was a home for children of the poor. Many of the children housed there came from broken homes and this is referred to in the Home Office inspection reports. In its latter years the home was run by the Northampton Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church under a registered charity called the Northampton Diocese Child Protection and Welfare Society.

In 1977 this charity was renamed the St Francis' Children's Society, registered as a charity with number 211670 with the Charity Commission of England and Wales, which still operates adoption and fostering services and is based in Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire. The Society closed its children's homes in 1970, it became independent of the Catholic Church when the Church stopped offering adoption services in the UK in 2008. It is a company limited by guarantee with registration number 00392550. Allegations of sexual abuse of children were investigated by police from 2002, following a two-year investigation by a local newspaper. Two former residents were paid substantial out-of-court settlements in compensation for abuse by multiple priests. Northampton Diocese, when asked to comment, did not respond. In May 2013 Bedfordshire Police launched an investigation into allegations of physical and sexual abuse at the home in the 1950s and 1960s. A trial of the facts was held in the Old Bailey in September 2016 on 52 charges against carer James McCann, deemed unfit to stand trial, of violent and sexual assaults on 26 boys aged between eight and twelve in the 1960s and 1970s.

"1880 – St. Francis Home, Bedfordshire, England". Retrieved 2009-10-23

Bruno Nazário

Bruno dos Santos Nazário, known as Bruno Nazário, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Botafogo, on loan from 1899 Hoffenheim. Born in Cascavel, Paraná, Nazário joined Figueirense's youth setup in 2010, after starting it out at hometown club FC Cascavel, he made his first team – and Série A – debut on 3 November 2012, coming on as a late substitute for Raphael Botti in a 0–1 away loss against Flamengo. Nazário appeared in four matches during the year, he scored his first goal as a senior on 24 March 2013, netting the last in a 4–1 Campeonato Catarinense home routing of Metropolitano. In May 2013 Nazário left Figueira, after having his federative rights negotiated to a group of investors, he subsequently joined Série B side América Mineiro, on loan from his parent club Tombense. In August 2013 Nazário signed a four-year deal with German Bundesliga side 1899 Hoffenheim, for a rumoured fee of around €1 million, he made his debut in the category on 3 May 2014, replacing Tobias Strobl in a 2–3 away loss against Borussia Dortmund.

On 28 August 2014, after being used, Nazário was loaned to Polish Ekstraklasa club Lechia Gdańsk for a year. On 4 January 2016 he was loaned to Cruzeiro Esporte Clube. Guarani Campeonato Paulista Série A2: 2018Athletico Paranaense Copa Sudamericana: 2018 J. League Cup / Copa Sudamericana Championship: 2019 Bruno Nazário at Soccerway Profile at Profile at

Peachland, North Carolina

Peachland is a town in Anson County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 437 at the 2010 census; the Barrett-Faulkner House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012. Peachland is located at 34°59′34″N 80°15′53″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square mile, all of it land. Peachland is located on U. S. Route 74, a four-lane divided highway that enters the city limits, but bypasses Peachland's business district. Since US 74 does not pass through any business or residential areas, its speed limit is 55 miles per hour within the city limits; as of the census of 2000, there were 554 people, 198 households, 152 families residing in the town. The population density was 561.4 people per square mile. There were 213 housing units at an average density of 215.8 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 65.88% White, 31.23% African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.18% Pacific Islander, 0.54% from other races, 1.62% from two or more races.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.99% of the population. There were 198 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 19.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 23.2% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.26. In the town, the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 87.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males. The median income for a household in the town was $28,250, the median income for a family was $31,923. Males had a median income of $29,773 versus $21,346 for females; the per capita income for the town was $12,607. About 20.7% of families and 26.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.3% of those under age 18 and 11.6% of those age 65 or over.

Town of Peachland official website

64 Angelina

Angelina is an asteroid from the central region of the asteroid belt 50 kilometers in diameter. It is an unusually bright form of E-type asteroid. Angelina was discovered on March 4, 1861, by a prolific comet discoverer, E. W. Tempel, observing from Marseilles, France, it was the first of his five asteroid discoveries. The naming of Angelina caused some controversy, it was chosen by Benjamin Valz, director of the Marseilles Observatory, in honour of the astronomical station of that name operated by Baron Franz Xaver von Zach on the mountains above the city. At the time, asteroids were supposed to receive names from classical mythology, several astronomers protested the choice. Tempel noted. However, Valz's choice stayed. Angelina is an uncommon form of E-type asteroid; as of 1991, it is thought to have an average radius of about 30 kilometers. Back when asteroids were assumed to have low albedos, Angelina was thought to be the largest of this class, but modern research has shown that its diameter is only a quarter of what was assumed, an error caused by its exceptional brightness.

Traditional calculations had suggested that since Angelina has an absolute magnitude of 7.7 and an albedo of 0.15, its diameter would have been around 100 km. However, a 2004 occultation showed a cross-sectional profile of only 48x53 km. Angelina was observed by Arecibo radar in January 2010. 2004 Angelina occultation 64 Angelina at AstDyS-2, Asteroids—Dynamic Site Ephemeris · Observation prediction · Orbital info · Proper elements · Observational info 64 Angelina at the JPL Small-Body Database Close approach · Discovery · Ephemeris · Orbit diagram · Orbital elements · Physical parameters

Order of Queen Maria Luisa

The Royal Order of Noble Ladies of Queen Maria Luisa is an Order created by King Charles IV of Spain by royal decree in April 21, 1792, at the request of his wife, Queen Maria Luisa, to reward noble women who distinguished themselves for their services and talents. As such, it was established as an honour reserved only for women; the Order was defined as a female reward system, ruled by the Queen and composed of thirty members reserved for the Spanish high nobility. The first secretary of the Order was Don Miguel Banuelos and Power, retired Knight of the Order of Charles III, General Stewart of the Army. In 1796 the King raised the Order to a nobiliary dignity, granting their holders and their spouses the protocolar treatment of excellence, equating to Grandee of Spain and Knights Grand Crosses of the Order of Charles III. During the short reign of Joseph Bonaparte, a decree was signed on September 18, 1809, dissolving all military orders, including the female one of Maria Luisa, excepting only the order of the Golden Fleece, but this measure was reversed after Bonaparte's expulsion from Spain and the Bourbon restoration.

Successive queens in turn inherited the prerogatives of the founding queen of the Order and the custom was established that the current queen of Spain would exercise the governorship of the Order. In a Royal Decree of October 28, 1851, a payment of 3,000 reales was required of members of the Order, to be paid within three months. Included in the protocol for granting the authorization of the Council of Ministers and published in the Gaceta de Madrid. In 1869, after the dismissal of Queen Isabella II, the ruler, General Francisco Serrano, 1st Duke of la Torre changed the name of the Order to Order of the Nobles Ladies of Spain. King Alfonso XII, by Royal Decree of November 28, 1878, declared that the Noble Ladies could wear the cross of the Order in a less formal way on the left side of the chest, except on occasions important enough to require its use in the form prescribed by the Order's statutes. A Republican decree of July 24, 1931, without expressly referring to this Order, abolished in fact as an official institution.

But both King Alfonso XIII, until January 1941, his son Juan de Borbón, Count of Barcelona gave some bands of this Order to some princesses of his family. It was granted to Princess Sophia of Greece when she became Princess of Spain by her marriage to the future King Juan Carlos I in 1962, and according to the statutes, there is a single category of Noble Lady, limited to 30 members except on the express will of the monarch. Since the resignation of Don Juan de Borbón, Count of Barcelona to his dynastic rights on May 14, 1977, during the reign of Juan Carlos I, there have been no new appointments so that, although it formally remains in effect, it can be considered that this order is de facto extinct; the patronage of the Order was entrusted to Saint Ferdinand, king of Castile and Leon and Saint Louis, king of France and during their feast days, May 30 and August 25 the Queen received protocolarly the Ladies in chapter. As well, the Noble Ladies of the Order were statutorily recommended special devotion to their patron saints and had to visit once a month a charity establishment, such as the Hospital de la Inclusa or some women hospital such as the Hospital de la Pasión.

Women rewarded by this distinction receive it in a formal investiture ceremony described in the statute, in the private rooms of the Queen at the Royal Palace, except in cases of serious illness or disability. Many women from many countries have received this distinction, one of the major honours that the Spanish monarchy can award to women in recognition of their "services and qualities." Infanta Margarita, 2nd Duchess of Hernani - 1192nd Dame Queen Sofía of Spain - 1193rd Dame. Last dame inducted. La Real Orden de Damas Nobles de la Reina María Luisa, published by Palafox y Pezue, Madrid, 1998, 512 pages Dames of the Royal Order of Queen María Luisa of Spain