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Lupus of Sens

Saint Lupus of Sens was an early French bishop of Sens. He was the son of Betton, Count of Tonnerre, "Blessed Betto," a member of the royal house of the Kingdom of Burgundy; the Romanesque church dedicated to Saint Loup at Naud, 8 km from Provins in Champagne in the east of France is distinguished by the outstanding sculptures in the porch of its great doorway, with an ambitious iconographic program in which Saint Loup mediates entry into the mystery of the Trinity. About 980, archbishop of Sens, made a gift to the Benedictine community of the abbey of Saint-Pierre-le-Vif at Sens of four altars in villa que dicitus Naudus, in honore sancti lupi consecratum—"in the demesne, called Naud, consecrated in honor of Saint Loup"—betokening the presence of a shrine on this site, a priory under the direction of the abbot of Saint-Pierre-le-Vif. Other documents mention Saint-Loup-de-Naud among the possessions of the abbey at Sens, seat of an archbishop with close political ties to the French Crown, who had Paris within his diocese.

Thus, though it lay so close to Provins, a seat of the counts of Champagne and the abbey church was completed by Henri le Libéral, comte de Champagne, the priory at Saint-Loup-de-Naud looked to Sens for its patronage: a visit from the abbot is documented in 1120. In 1160/61 Hugues de Toucy, Archbishop of Sens, presented to the priory the relic of Saint Loup, brought from the abbey of Sainte-Colombe, to that community's dismay; the priory was laid waste by the English in 1432, during the Hundred Years' War and again by the Huguenots in 1567, during the French Wars of Religion. Numerous communes of France are named Saint-Loup. A number of the communes called Saint-Loup in the west of France are not connected with a specific Saint Loup; this article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Herbermann, Charles, ed.. "article name needed". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton. "Saint loup de Naud" the Romanesque church. "Les Rencontres de Provins" A website devoted to all the Saints Loup

Thomas Giegerich

Thomas Giegerich is a German jurist. He is Professor for European Law, International Law and Public Law at Saarland University and Director of Europa-Institut, Saarbrücken. Thomas Giegerich studied law at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz from 1978 until 1984, he went to the University of Virginia on a Fulbright scholarship from 1984–85, where he graduated as Master of Laws He returned to Mainz for his "Referendariat" in 1985, working as an assistant to Eckart Klein, at the Institute for International and European Law. In the summer semester of 1987 he studied as legal clerk at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer. After the second state exam, he transferred to Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg in 1989 – first to the University´s law faculty and subsequently to the Max Planck Institute for Foreign Public and International Law. In 1991, he obtained his doctorate at the University of Mainz, the title of his dissertation having been "Privatwirkung der Grundrechte in den USA: Die State Action Doctrine des U.

S. Supreme Court und die Bürgerrechtsgesetzgebung des Bundes". After a two-year intermezzo as Research Assistant at the Federal Constitutional Court, Thomas Giegerich started his habilitation project on European constitutional law with relation to the German constitution at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign Public and International Law in Heidelberg, which he finished in 2001. From 1996 until 2002, he represented the scientific employees of Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign Public and International Law in the Scientific Council of the Max-Planck-Society. During the winter term 2001/02, Thomas Giegerich had an interim professorship at Goethe University Frankfurt. For winter term 2002/2003, he was appointed professor of public law with an emphasis on European and International Law at Bremen University. There, he was dean of studies from summer 2005 to March 2006. During the Summer Term 2006, he held a professorship for Public Law with the focus on International Law and European Law at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, where he became Co-Director of the Walther-Schücking-Institut for International Law.

At the same time, he was co-editor of the German Yearbook of International Law as well as representative of the law faculty of Kiel University for the Erasmus program and matters of Internationalization. He spent his research sabbatical as visiting fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge in 2007. In winter term 2011/12 he taught international law as a visiting professor at the School of Law at the University of Edinburgh. 2004, 2005 and 2007 he gave guest lectures on fundamental freedoms and fundamental rights in the European Union at the law faculty of Yeditepe University in Istanbul. 2007, he gave a guest lecture at the college of law of Zhejiang Gongshang University in Hangzhou, China. Since 2008, he has been an independent expert for the independence and impartiality of the European Commission in the course of the negotiations for accession of Turkey and was part of three Turkey missions. In 2009, Thomas Giegerich gave a lecture at the 69th Annual Assembly of the "Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer" in Graz.

As co-opt member of the executive board, he had organized the 72nd Annual Assembly that took place in October 2012 in Kiel. The law of the European Union International Law Comparative constitutionalism German Yearbook of International Law. Herausforderungen und Perspektiven der EU, Berlin, 2012. Internationales Wirtschafts- und Finanzrecht in der Krise, Berlin, 2011. Der „offene Verfassungsstaat“ des Grundgesetzes nach 60 Jahren – Anspruch und Wirklichkeit einer großen Errungenschaft, Berlin, 2010. A Wiser Century? Judicial Dispute Settlement and the Laws of War 100 Years after the Second Hague Peace Conference, Berlin, 2009. Wirtschaftliche, soziale und kulturelle Rechte im globalen Zeitalter, Berlin, 2008; the EU Accession of Cyprus, Baden-Baden, 2006. American Society of International Law Arbeitskreis Europäische Integration Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationales Recht Deutsche Vereinigung für Internationales Recht European Society of International Law Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer Literature from and about Thomas Giegerich in the catalogue of the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Official Website of the Chair Official Website of Europa-Institut Official Website of Saarland University

Derek Hawkins (athlete)

Derek Hawkins is a British distance runner. He placed 114th. Hawkins was born on 29 April 1989, his younger brother Callum is a long-distance runner. In addition to his training schedule he worked part-time in a local supermarket. In 2016 he and Callum launched an online coaching service for distance runners. Hawkins won the Scottish cross country championships in 2011 and 2012. In 2012 he ran his first marathon, competing in Frankfurt and finishing in a time of two hours 14 minutes and 4 seconds. At the 2013 London Marathon, in his second competition over the distance, he was the highest placed British athlete, finishing 13th in a time of two hours 16 minutes and 51 seconds; this result qualified him for the 2013 World Championships in Athletics, but Hawkins decided not to compete in Moscow in order to focus on his preparation for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Hawkins competed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow, representing the host nation in the men's marathon, he finished ninth in a time of two hours 14 minutes and 15 seconds, 11 seconds slower than his personal best, but was the highest finishing British athlete in a race won by Australia's Michael Shelley.

At the 2016 London Marathon, Hawkins finished 14th overall, was the third British-qualified athlete to finish, in a personal best time of two hours 12 minutes and 57 seconds. This time was inside the qualifying time of two hours 14 minutes needed for the 2016 Summer Olympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil but as he was outside of the top two British finishers he did not achieve automatic selection for the Great Britain team, he was chosen as a selectors pick for the Games and will be joined in the men's marathon by fellow British athletes, Tsegai Tewelde and his brother Callum

Wigwam (Chula, Virginia)

The Wigwam is a landmark home, of cape cod style, built in 1790, close to the Appomattox River near Lodore on Rt. 637, in Amelia County, Virginia. Virginia Governor William Branch Giles made it his home until his death; the original 18th-century building included only the back section, with the more formal front being added in 1818. There is some information that the front section was relocated from the John Royall estate, called Caxamelalea. However, experts from Williamsburg have refuted this based upon their inspection of the house, it has 18 rooms and at one time had 5 full baths. There are 4 chimneys that serve 13 fireplaces, 65 windows, 17 of which are dormers. One room in the basement appears to have been used to hold Yankee prisoners in the American Civil War. In 1832, Giles' son conveyed the Wigwam to William Henry Harrison Harrison, with his wife Lucy, raised six children there, established a school for boys in the home named Amelia Academy; the Christian school was run, principally, to prepare its students for entrance to the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

The school's 1859–1860 flyer indicated a census of 25 pupils, the school's board members included John Hartwell Cocke. In his final years running the school, William Henry was assisted by his eldest son, J. Hartwell Harrison, who phased out the school and made the Wigwam his home with wife Anna and their six children. After his return from the Civil War, Hartwell farmed the property and became the area's local Baptist minister; the devastating effects of the Long Depression resulted in a mortgage default in 1896, the family's eviction from the home by Hartwell's brother-in-law, Lewis Harvie Blair. In the mid 1900s, the property was renovated by Hartwell's son, Robert N. Harrison; the Wigwam was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969. In the 1990s the home and farm underwent major renovations by new ownership

Action of 7 July 1565

This battle in the Northern Seven Years' War took place on 7 July 1565 and was a decisive victory for a Swedish fleet of 49 ships, under Klas Horn, over a combined Danish and Lübecker fleet of 36 ships, under Otte Rud. The Danish Dans Christopher was sunk and Trolle drowned but some of her survivors boarded and captured the small Swedish ship St Goran; the Swedish Grip was rammed and sunk by a larger Lübeck ship, which sank as a result. After the Swedish ship Gyllende Lejon caught fire the fleets scattered, leaving the Danish flagship, Jegermesther and she was captured at about 9:30 pm. After this the Allies returned to Copenhagen, the Swedes to Dalarö. Swedish vice-admiral Sten Sture and his captain, were killed. Kloth, Herbert: "Lübecks Seekriegswesen in der Zeit des nordischen 7-jährigen Krieges 1563–1570", Zeitschrift des Vereines für lübeckische Geschichte und Altertumskunde, Vol. 21, pp. 1–51, 185–256 plus Vol. 22, pp. 121–52 & 325–79 Anderson, R. C.: Naval Wars in the Baltic 1522–1850 Lars Ericson Wolke, Martin Hårdstedt, Medströms Bokförlag.

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Doug Goldstein

Douglas "Doug" Goldstein is an American screenwriter and television producer and director known for his work as co-head writer on the late-night animated series Robot Chicken. He won two Emmy Awards for episodes of Robot Chicken and has won one Annie Award for Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II. Born to a Jewish family, Goldstein was a founding member of Wizard Entertainment, wearing many hats during his 13 years at Wizard, including editor, senior editor, vice president of special projects, he conceptualized and oversaw projects involving every aspect of youth entertainment, including the publications Anime Insider, Toy Wishes, ToyFare, Sci-Fi Invasion, numerous custom publishing works on Hollywood films and entertainment properties. Goldstein was an editor and writer of the humor strip Twisted ToyFare Theater throughout its run, from 1997–2011, it has been compiled into several collected volumes. He was one of the founding members of Robot Chicken, which hired a number of other writers from Twisted ToyFare Theater.

Goldstein was a writer and associate producer on Robot Chicken's predecessor show, Sweet J Presents, a series of twelve animated shorts which ran from 2001–2002 on Sony Entertainment's Goldstein has written the half-hour animated pilot The Neighborhood for Fox Studios, developed the game show Head Games with Wild Brain, he is a writer for the Electronic Arts Spore: Galactic Adventures video game. Doug Goldstein on IMDb G4tv interview interview