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Pragmatic Sanction of 1549

The Pragmatic Sanction of 1549 was an edict, promulgated by Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, reorganising the Seventeen Provinces of the present-day Netherlands and Luxembourg into one indivisible territory, while retaining existing customs and forms of government within the provinces. It was his plan to centralize the administrative units of the Holy Roman Empire; the Pragmatic Sanction transformed the agglomeration of lands into a unified entity, of which the Habsburgs would be the heirs. By streamlining the succession law in all Seventeen Provinces and declaring that all of them would be inherited by one heir, Charles united the Netherlands as one entity. After Charles' abdication in 1555, the Seventeen Provinces passed to Philip II of Spain; the Pragmatic Sanction is said to be one example of the Habsburg contest with particularism that contributed to the Dutch Revolt. Each of the provinces had its own laws and political practices; the new policy, imposed from the outside, angered many inhabitants, who viewed their provinces as distinct entities.

It and other monarchical acts, such as the creation of bishoprics and promulgation of laws against heresy, stoked resentments, which fired the eruption of the Dutch Revolt. The document was written in Middle French; the following territories, collectively called nos Pays de pardeçà are mentioned in the Pragmatic Sanction of 1549: Flandres: the County of Flanders Artois or Arthois: the County of Artois Haynau: the County of Hainaut Brabant: the Duchy of Brabant Luxembourg: the Duchy of Luxembourg Gueldres: the Duchy of Guelders Limbourg, Daelhem et d'autres nos pays d'Outremeuse: the Duchy of Limburg, the County of Valkenburg, the County of Dalhem and'our' other lands of Trans-Meuse, ie. on the other side of the river Meuse Hollande: the County of Holland Namur: the County of Namur Frize: the Lordship of Frisia Overyssel et Groeninghe: the Lordship of Overijssel and the Lordship of Groningen Uytrecht: the Lordship of Utrecht Lille, Douay et Orchies: the castellanies of Lille and Orchies Zelande Bewest et Beoisterschelt: the County of Zeeland West and East of the river Scheldt Malines: the Lordship of Mechelen Burgundian treaty of 1548

Miller Farr

Miller Farr Jr. is a former American football cornerback who played for ten seasons in the American Football League and the National Football League. He attended Wichita State University, lettering in track. In his senior year, he led the nation in punt returns, he is a member of a family of athletes and artists, including a brother and cousins, football players Mel Farr, Lem Barney, Jerry LeVias, cousin, singer Marvin Gaye. Miller Farr was a first-round draft choice by the AFL's Denver Broncos in the 1965 Red Shirt draft went to the San Diego Chargers for 1965 and 1966, he played defensive back for the Houston Oilers from 1967 through 1969. During the 1967 season, Farr was the AFL co-leader in interceptions with ten. Despite a bout with hepatitis, he intercepted two passes for touchdowns in one game in 1968, he was selected All-AFL and All-Pro. Following the AFL–NFL merger, Farr signed with the St. Louis Cardinals beginning in 1970 where he finished out his NFL career. In 1974, he played with the Florida Blazers of the World Football League.

A three time American Football League All-Star, Farr established an AFL record for the most touchdowns on pass interceptions in a game and tied the AFL record for a season. Miller Farr was selected to the All-Time All-AFL second team. Farr is part of a family full of professional football players, he is the older brother of former NFL player Mel Farr as well as the uncle of former players Mel Farr, Jr. and Mike Farr. He and his brother attended Hebert High School in Beaumont and were among 16 pro footballers given the keys to the city in 1971. List of American Football League players

Maharashtrian Konkani

Maharashtrian Konkani more spelt as Maharashtri Kokani is a group of dialects spoken in the Konkan region. It is mistakenly extended to cover Goan Konkani, which isa member of a distinct and different set of dialects, because speakers of both refer to their language as "Konkani". George Abraham Grierson refers to this dialect as the Konkan Standard of Marathi in order to differentiate it from the Konkani language; the dialects which make up Maharashtrian Konkani are Parabhi, Kiristanv, Agri, Thakri, Sangameshwari and Maoli. These varieties form a gradual continuum between standard Marathi and Goan Konkani, but are considered by some linguists to be a dialect of Marathi. Malvani language

Stephanie Meadow

Stephanie Meadow is a Northern Irish professional golfer who played for the University of Alabama and made her professional debut at the 2014 U. S. Women's Open at Pinehurst. At Alabama, Meadow became the Crimson Tide's first four-time first-team All-American, she left Alabama as the career record holder in most every category. She finished with a 71.89 scoring average, just 0.17 strokes above par per round over her 132 career rounds. Meadow won nine career tournaments - three times more than anyone else in school history - while carding school records with 73 career rounds of par or better, 125 counting rounds and 404 birdies. Meadow was part of the Tide's first NCAA Women’s Golf Championship in 2012 and is the only Southeast Conference women's golfer to achieve both first team All-American and first team Academic All-American honors in consecutive years. Meadow represented Ireland at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Meadow gained an LPGA Tour card for 2017 via the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament. Meadow won her first Symetra Tour tournament at the 2018 IOA Championship in a playoff.

She finished sixth on the Symetra Tour money list, thus earning her LPGA Tour Card for 2019. In August 2019, she won the World Invitational at Northern Ireland. Symetra Tour playoff record 2019 ISPS Handa World Invitational Results not in chronological order before 2019 CUT = missed the half-way cut "T" = tied Amateur Vagliano Trophy: 2011, 2013 Curtis Cup: 2012, 2014 Espirito Santo Trophy: 2012 Official website Stephanie Meadow at the LPGA Tour official site Stephanie Meadow at the Women's World Golf Rankings official site Player profile – Stephanie Meadow – 2014 U. S. Women's Open Stephanie Meadow – Alabama Crimson Tide

Tevfik Akbaşlı

Tevfik Akbasli is a Turkish composer. One of the most acknowledged 71 Turkish Composers, Akbasli is the son of businessman Samim Akbasli of Izmir, he spent his childhood and elementary school years in Yesilkoy, Istanbul until his family moved to Izmir. He attended Dokuz Eylul University’s Vocal Studies and Opera Division and studied with names like Sevda Aydan, Suat Taser, Kamran Ince and percussionist Oktay Aykoc while playing drums at various clubs in Istanbul and Izmir, he graduated from Vocal Studies in 1982 as the first chorister to the newly founded Izmir State Opera and Ballet. In 1985, he crossed over as a percussion artist. However, due to shortage of staff, he served at both the choir and the orchestra for a short period of time. Between 1986 and 1991, he went to the US and studied percussion instruments as well as theory, harmony and improvisation at the Berklee School of Music in vibraphone virtuoso Gary Burton’s Percussion Department with Professor Ed Saindon and pianist - composer Aydin Esen.

He turned to composition in 1990. He succeeded at the position placement exam and made Assistant Principal Timpanist at the State Opera Orchestra, he composed an array of pieces from opera to musical for children, from modern dance music to chamber music. Upon the addition of his first opera, The Sacred Chest to the repertoire of The Ankara State Opera and Ballet, he moved to Ankara and continued his career as an orchestra artist; the chamber music piece he was commissioned to compose, Autumn in Ankara was performed in Germany in 1994. He was awarded the Aziz Nesin Grand Prize by the Cagdas Yasami Destekleme Dernegi for the music he composed for the Giordano Bruno play in 1996, when he was awarded the Special Jury Award by the Eczacıbasi Contest Jury for his symphonic poem, Turkiye. In 1998, he was again awarded the third place for his symphonic poem Dixi et Salvavi Animam Meam at the Eczacibasi’s composition contest, whereas in 2000, he was the first prize winner of the same contest for his orchestra suite called Rebirth which came out as a CD and performed in the opening ceremony of the International Music Festival of Ephesus.

Between 2000 and 2001, he attended workshops and master classes in contemporary American and film music in New York where his modern dance music Jamaican Pond Sunsets was performed. He joined the Istanbul State Opera and Ballet in 2002, his Ballet of 2003, The Conquest was awarded the Special Jury Award at a National Composition Contest by the Ministry of Culture. In his work, Tevfik Akbasli opted for being comprehensible without lowering artistic and aesthetic levels and epitomized a lively, straightforward expression that embodies the indisputable reign of melody. Thanks to his three decades of performance history, he has observed that all masterpieces that are known to be classics this day are those that captivate the listener without being tiresome no matter how structurally complicated they are and that consist of small but perfect pieces that can be mumbled effortlessly, he endeavored to follow the same path as those classics both as performer. MSG is the copyright holder to his work, his Major Work and Awards: 1995 – Why?

Performed by Presidential Symphony Orchestra and Izmir State Symphony Orchestra 1996 - Turkiye - Eczacıbasi National Composition Contest - Special Jury Award 1997 - A Tribute to Freddie Mercury - A Symphonic Rock Project with Opera Chorus - Ankara 1998 - Dixi et Salvavi Animam Meam Eczacıbasi National Composition Contest - Third Place Award 2000 - Rebirth Eczacıbasi National Composition Contest – First Prize Winnerperformed by Bilkent Symphony Orchestra and Istanbul State Opera and Ballet 2004 – Stay! 2008 - Wake up, Resist and Give in to the Light 1993 - The Sacred Chest 1993 / 1994 Ankara State Opera and Ballet 1993 - Dear Peace 1993–1997 Izmir State Opera and Ballet / 1998–2000 Ankara State Opera and Ballet 1995 - Dinosours Were Young Also 1996 - Giordano Bruno - Aziz Nesin Prize - 1996 - Ankara State Theater 1997 - Mutation 1997 - 1998 - Modern Dance Company - Ankara 1998 - A Little Family Matter 1999 - Amber 2001 - Jamaica Pond Sunsets 2001 - New York 2003 - Fetih - The Conquest Ministry of Culture National Composition Contest – Special Jury Award 2010 - Kosem Sultan 2011 - Izmir State Opera and Ballet 2012 - Suleiman the Magnificent 2013 - Izmir State Opera and Ballet 1994 - Autumn in Ankara 1994 – Zigburg - Germany 2004 - Between Us 2004 - Istanbul 2001 - Nejat F. Eczacıbasi National Composition Contest First Prize Winners’ CDBilkent Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Erol Erdinc 2007 - Beyaz MelekThe White Angel - The Original Motion Picture SoundtrackThe City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and Opera Chorus Conducted by Adam Klemens 2009 - Gunesi Gordum – I Saw the Sun - The Original Motion Picture SoundtrackPrague Filmharmonic Orchestra and Opera Chorus Conducted by Adam Klemens 2010 - Gecenin Kanatlari – Wings of the Night - The Original Motion Picture SoundtrackPrague Filmharmonic Orchestra and Opera Chorus Conducted by Adam Klemens 2011 - New York' ta Bes Minare – Five Minarets in New York - The Original Motion Picture SoundtrackPrague Filmharmonic Orchestra and Opera Chorus Conducted by Adam Klemens 2011 - Hur Adam – Free Man - The Original Motion Picture SoundtrackPrague Filmharmonic Orchestra and Opera Chorus Conducted by Adam Klemens 2012 - Sessiz Sinema – Silent Movie] - Funda Arar The City o

Amanda Blumenherst

Amanda Blumenherst is an American professional golfer who plays on the U. S.-based LPGA Tour. She was a three-time National Player of the Year at Duke University and won the U. S. Women's Amateur title in 2008. In 2013, she announced that she would take a leave from professional golf to spend more time with her husband, major league baseball player Nate Freiman. Blumenherst was born in Scottsdale, the daughter of Amy and David Blumenherst, she began playing golf at the age of four. She attended high school at Xavier College Preparatory in Phoenix, where she was a four-time Rolex All-American and was the third-ranked national recruit as a senior, she led Xavier College Prep to the 5A state championships for four straight years. She held Arizona's 5A High School Girls' Golf State Tournament record with a score of 69–66=135. Blumenherst married Oakland A's baseball player Nate Freiman in December 2012, he holds Duke University's career home run record, the school's second-highest all-time batting average.

The two were Duke's ACC Senior Male and Female Athletes of the Year in 2009. Freiman has caddied for her seven times at LPGA tournaments. "I'm more nervous than she is. I don't choose the clubs. I'm adding up all of the numbers, I better be right. It's nerve-wracking, but a lot of fun," he said. In August 2013, she announced that she would take a leave from professional golf at the end of the year to spend more time with her husband, she said: "I don't want to say. Maybe I'll decide in a couple years to come back, this will just be a little break, you never know." The couple had a son, William David, in November 2014. At Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Blumenherst was named the National Freshman of the Year by numerous publications, she had the lowest stroke average by a Duke freshman, 71.62, was the second freshman at Duke to win her first collegiate golf tournament. She set a Blue Devil freshman record with a 54-hole total of 208 at the Mason Rudolph Championship. Blumenherst was named the NGCA National Player of the Year for the second year in a row.

She won the Golfstat Cup to join Lorena Ochoa as the only two-time winners. She set a school-record 71.00 stroke average, tied an NCAA record with a 63 at the NCAA East Regionals. Blumenherst won her second consecutive Honda Sports Award for golf as the best collegiate female golfer, which put her in the running for the Honda-Broderick Cup award as the collegiate Female Athlete of the Year, she was named the ACC Player of the Year for the third consecutive year, had 30 career top 10 finishes. She won her third straight individual ACC championship in Daytona Beach and finished fifth at the NCAA championships at Albuquerque, she led the Blue Devils to a second-place team finish at the NCAA East Regional and a third-place national finish in New Mexico. Blumenherst won a third "NCGA" National Player of the Year award. In her senior year, Blumenherst saw less impressive results, winning only once during the regular season, while still being named the ACC Co-Player of the Year, she graduated magna cum laude with a 3.84 GPA from Duke in May 2009 with a degree in history and minors in English and Theater.

She was awarded the Dinah Shore Trophy Award by the LPGA Foundation for the second consecutive year. The award is presented to the female collegiate golfer who excels in both academics and athletics, while demonstrating outstanding leadership skills and community service. In 2009, Blumenherst was a semi-finalist for the Sullivan Award given annually to the world's most outstanding amateur athlete, she was one of nine finalists for the 2009 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. In 2008 Blumenherst finished 30th at the LPGA Kraft Nabisco Championship on the LPGA Tour, in 2006 and 2008 she helped the U. S. win the Curtis Cup. At the 2006 U. S. Women's Open, she shared low amateur honors with Jane Park; the following year she finished tied for 50th at the 2007 U. S. Women's one of four amateurs to make the cut, she advanced to the second round of match play at the U. S. Women's Amateur Public Links, at the North and South Women's Amateur. Blumenherst was the runner-up at the 2007 U. S. Women's Amateur. In 2008, she again made the cut at the U.

S Women finished tied for 38th. A month she won the 2008 U. S. Women's Amateur in Eugene, with a 2 & 1 victory over NCAA champion, Azahara Muñoz, in the 36-hole final on August 10. On May 27, 2009, Blumenherst announced that she turned professional and had signed with the IMG sports management company and with Nike Golf as a paid member of its touring staff, her amateur accomplishments qualified her for membership of the Futures Tour and she played in six Futures Tour events in the summer of 2009, with three top-10 finishes. Blumenherst was the medalist at the first stage of the LPGA Qualifying Tournament in September; that month Blumenherst, entered on a sponsor's exemption, finished tied for 5th at the CVS/Pharmacy LPGA Challenge in California. In December at Daytona Beach, she won the five-round LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament by two strokes to earn her tour card for 2010. Blumenherst played the first two tournaments of the 2010 LPGA season, the Honda PTT LPGA Thailand and the HSBC Women's Champions, as sponsors' invites.

She finished T18 and 62nd but as a sponsor invite her earnings did not count on the official LPGA money list. She went on to play in 22 tournaments and finished 51st on the 2010 money list and 4th in the LPGA Rookie of the Year standings, won by Muñoz. ^ The Evian Championship was added a