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Shire of Normanby

The Shire of Normanby is a former local government area in the south-east of Queensland, Australia. Its administrative centre was in Harrisville. On 11 November 1879, the Mutdapilly Division was created as one of 74 divisions within Queensland under the Divisional Boards Act 1879. On 25 October 1890, part of the Mutdapilly Division was excised to create the Normanby Division. With the passage of the Local Authorities Act 1902, the Normanby Division became the Shire of Normanby on 31 March 1903. On 29 January 1949, a new Local Government Act was enacted to further amalgamate local government in the Ipswich area, abolishing the Shires of Normanby and Rosewood; the City of Ipswich was enlarged to include the more urban parts of the Shire of Moreton. The Shire of Moreton was enlarged by the inclusion of the northern part of the Shire of Normanby and all the Shire of Rosewood; the southern part of the Shire of Normanby was transferred to an enlarged Shire of Boonah. 1891: Thomas Robertson 1909: R. C.

Marcuis Fischer 1919: R. C. Marcuis Fischer 1920: H. Perrett 1915: Edward Joseph Hayes* 1927: Walter Harsant George Brown served for 9 years as chairman

James Hales

Sir James Hales was an English judge from Kent, the son of the politician and judge John Hales. Though a Protestant, he refused to seal the document settling the crown on the Protestant claimant Lady Jane Grey in 1553, during the following reign of the Catholic Queen Mary opposed the relaxation of the laws against religious nonconformity. Imprisoned for his lack of sympathy to Catholicism and subjected to intense pressure to covert, in a disturbed state of mind he committed suicide by drowning; the resulting lawsuit of Hales v. Petit is considered to be a source of the gravediggers' dialogue after Ophelia drowns herself in Shakespeare's play Hamlet; the eldest son of John Hales, Baron of the Exchequer and lord of the manor called The Dungeon at Canterbury, his wife Isabel Harry, he had three brothers and a sister: Thomas, of Thanington. Edward, of Tenterden, who married Margaret Honywood, the daughter of his uncle John Honywood, of Sene in Hythe, was the grandfather of Sir Edward Hales, 1st Baronet.

William, of Nackington. Mildred, who married as his first wife John Honywood of Sene in Hythe, his father was a bencher of Gray's Inn, he was admitted as a student there between 1517 and 1519, being elected an ancient of the Inn in 1528. By 1530 he was acting a counsel in the Court of Requests, in 1532 became a bencher of Gray's Inn. In 1541 he was appointed counsel to the corporation of Canterbury, was an adviser to Archbishop Thomas Cranmer. In 1544 he was appointed King's Serjeant, shortly thereafter King Henry VIII granted him the manor of Clavertigh in Elham, which he sold after 1547. At the coronation of King Edward VI in 1547 he was appointed Knight of the Order of the Bath, in 1549 was appointed a Justice of the Common Pleas. Hales supported the Protestant reformation, in 1551 was among those who gave sentence of deprivation against Bishop Stephen Gardiner. However, in 1553 he was one of three judges who refused to seal the document by which John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland attempted to settle the crown on the Protestant Lady Jane Grey.

When Mary became queen instead, greater tolerance towards Catholics was expected, Hales pointed out in a charge to a jury at the Kent assizes that the statutes against Catholics had not been relaxed and that the jury must find according to the law as it stood. In October 1553 the Queen renewed his post as a Justice of the Common Pleas but the Lord Chancellor, the reinstated Bishop Gardiner, refused to take his oath and instead sent him to jail, he was held in the King's Bench Prison, the Counter prison in Bread Street, in the Fleet Prison. During his months of captivity, he underwent repeated attempts to make him adopt Catholicism, he complied but, after doing so, tried to commit suicide with a penknife. In April 1554, the Queen ordered that Hales be released, in some sources he is said to have been brought to her presence and given "words of great comfort". By however, his mental condition was so unsettled that on 4 August of that year, while staying at Thanington near Canterbury with his nephew, he drowned himself by lying face down in a shallow stream.

A coroner's inquest determined. He was commemorated by an inscription in his parish church of St Mary Bredin at Canterbury. In 1558 his widow instigated legal proceedings against Cyriac Petit to recover a lease of land in Graveney marsh, made in 1551 to herself and her late husband. Since the coroner had earlier ruled Hales' death to be a felony, the case of Hales v. Petit turned on the abstruse point of whether the felony of committing suicide had occurred during Sir James' lifetime or after his death. In 1562 the court ruled in favour of Petit. Edmund Plowden published a full report of the case in 1571. Held up as an extreme example of abstract legal reasoning, it is probable that Shakespeare alludes to the case in the play Hamlet with the gravediggers' discussion after Ophelia drowns herself in a stream: First Gravedigger Give me leave. Here lies the water. Second Gravedigger But is this law? First Gravedigger Ay, marry, is't, he married twice, his first wife being Mary and coheiress of Thomas Hales, a merchant of the Staple from Abingdon who in 1491 had acquired the manor of Fillets Court in Henley-on-Thames, his wife Agnes.

Their children included: Humphrey, who married Joyce, daughter of Robert Atwater of Royton by Lenham, was the father of Sir James Hales. Edward, who followed his father and elder brother in a legal career. Mildred, who married Thomas Docwra and heir of Thomas Docwra, Grand Prior of the Knights Hospitaller. Mary, who in about 1534 married Wiliam Ryther, of Harewood Castle, an esquire of the body to Queen Mary, was mother of the MP James Ryther. Jane, who in about 1547 married Walter Mantell, the son of her stepmother Margaret, executed at Sevenoaks in 1554, after his death Christopher Carlell, of Monks Horton. Elizabeth, who married John Gayson. Frances, who in 1554 married Walter Hendley, of Coursehorn in Cranbrook, his second wife was Margaret and coheiress of Oliver Wood, of Collington, widowed twice. Her first husband was Sir Walter Mantell of Nether Heyford in Northamptonshire, two of her sons had been executed: John Mantell for felony in 1541, Walter Mantell in 1554 for his part in Wyatt's rebellion, as was her grandson Walter Mantell, son of

William de Aldeburgh, 1st Baron Aldeburgh

William de Aldeburgh, 1st Baron Aldeburgh was a 14th-century English nobleman and the builder of Harewood Castle. William de Aldeburgh was the son of a prominent soldier in the Scottish wars. Ivo was appointed Sheriff of the Three Lothians by Edward I in 1305 and warden of Roxburgh Castle under Edward II, was one of the party sent to negotiate with Robert the Bruce in 1326/7. After Ivo's death in the reign of Edward III, William received royal confirmation to hold a number of castles and manors, in Galloway and Broxmouth, granted to his father by Edward Balliol. Like his father, William was a close ally of Edward Balliol, was one of the latter's close companions during his exile. Balliol granted him further lands in addition to those granted to Aldeburgh's father, including the baronies of Kirkanders and Kells. Aldeburgh married Elizabeth, daughter of John, 2nd Baron Lisle; this marriage brought Aldeburgh lands including the future site of Harewood Castle. Aldeburgh was granted a license to crenellate at Harewood in 1366.

Aldeburgh had three children: William. Aldeburgh was summoned to Parliament as the first Baron Aldeburgh, he was summoned continuously until 1386. He died on 1 October 1387, his son succeeded him as the second baron, but died without issue in 1391, after which the title fell into abeyance among the heirs of the first baron's daughters. Among his descendants was Lionel Duckett, Lord Mayor of London in 1572

HMS Cyclops (F31)

HMS Cyclops was a submarine repair and depot ship of the Royal Navy. She was the passenger liner Indrabarah sister ship to Indralema, built by Laing, for the Indra Line Ltd bought by The Admiralty, while she was building, she was launched on 27 October 1905. Cyclops was 460 feet long between perpendiculars and 476 feet overall, with a beam of 55 feet. Cyclops served during the First World War as a repair ship with the Grand Fleet where she served the whole of the War at Scapa Flow, she was paid off on 1 April 1919 was recommissioned for White Sea duty at Archangel. She returned to Chatham in October 1919 and on 31 January 1920 went into reserve for refit and conversion to a submarine depot ship, commissioning for the 1st Submarine Flotilla, Atlantic Fleet, on 21 December 1922 at Chatham Dockyard. Between the wars HMS Cyclops served in Malta and was in reserve at the start of the Second World War before returning to Home Waters in late 1939 as the depot ship for the Royal Navy's 7th Submarine Flotilla based in Rothesay.

Between November 1939 and May 1940 Cyclops was the depot ship for the 3rd Submarine Flotilla, based at Parkeston Quay, Harwich Harbour. Her six S-class submarines raided in the Heligoland Bight and off Denmark, she was nicknamed "Cycle Box". In December 1939 she used her 4-inch guns to engage a German seaplane attacking the harbour. On 6 May 1942, HMS H28, HMS H32, HMS P614 conducted practice attacks on a convoy made up of the submarine tenders Cyclops, HMS Titania and their escort HMS Breda, HMS La Capricieuse and HMS Boarhound, she was commanded by Cdr. Benjamin Bryant DSO, DSC, RN, from 30 October 1944 to 4 February 1945. Cyclops was well served with a distilling plant for fresh water, carpenters' and blacksmiths' shops, coppersmiths', brass foundries. Cyclops was sold to John Cashmore Ltd and scrapped at Newport in July 1947. Submarine depot ships HMS Ambrose HMS Hazard HMS Medway HMS Titania J P Foynes "The Battle of the East Coast 1939-1945" and "Who was to Blame for the Loss of HMS Gipsy".

G W G Simpson "Periscope View". Nautical History and Art - Adventures of the Blackgang Naval Historical Collectors & Research Association NHCRA - The Story of one of the Navy's Repair & Depot Ships HMS Cyclops at battleships-cruisers.co.uk The role played by HMS Cyclops and her flotilla of submarines Isle of Bute during World War II

Kyle Van Noy

Kyle Van Noy is an American football linebacker for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft after playing college football at Brigham Young University, where he was recognized as a third team All-American. Van Noy was born in Reno and was raised in Northern California, he attended McQueen High School in Reno where, as an all-state linebacker and receiver, he led his high school football team to a perfect 14–0 record and a 4A state championship in 2008, was rated as a 2-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com. In addition to playing football, Van Noy lettered in basketball and track where he was an all-league performer, he ran the 100 meters in 11.84 seconds and the 400 meters in 50.99 seconds. Van Noy was ranked the 63rd best high school athlete by ESPN, he received scholarship offers from Arizona, Arizona State University, Boise State University, BYU, University of Colorado, UCLA, UNLV, San Jose State University, Stanford.

Van Noy sat out his first year due to an honor code violation. During the 2010 season, he earned letterman honors, he recorded 35 was third on the team with 7.5 tackles-for-loss including 2.0 sacks. He recorded two forced fumbles, two quarterback hurries, two pass breakups and one fumble recovery. Van Noy started eight and played in all 13 games of the 2011 season, recording 68 tackles and leading the team with 15 tackles for loss, 7 sacks, 10 quarterback hurries and tied for the team lead with three interceptions. During the 2011 season, Van Noy was the only FBS Division I player to record a stat in each of the following categories: tackle, tackle for loss, interception, pass breakup, quarterback hurry, fumble recovery, forced fumble, blocked kick and touchdown. Like the 2010 season, he again recovered a fumble, he was named to the Phil Steele All-Independent First Team, Yahoo! Sports All-Independent Team and FBS All-Independent Team. In 2012, Van Noy was the defensive leader of a BYU team that led the nation in red zone defense, was second in rushing defense, third in 3rd down conversion percentage and total defense, fourth in 1st down defense, fifth in scoring defense.

Additionally, they were in the top 25 in passing defense, sacks, 4th down conversion defense, tackles for loss. In 13 games played he recorded 53 tackles, 22 tackles-for-loss, 13 sacks, 2 interceptions, 6 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovered, 8 quarterback hurries, 5 pass break-ups, 2 blocked kicks. Van Noy dominated in BYU's 23–6 victory over San Diego State in the 2012 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, where he recorded 8 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery, 1 interception, a blocked punt. One writer speculated that Van Noy's performance, in a bowl, may be the best defensive performance by a BYU Cougar ever. Van Noy was named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Lombardi Award and Chuck Bednarik Award Watch Lists, was National Linebacker of week 3, was third team All-American, he earned the 2012 College Football Performance Award trophy for overall best defensive player of the year, as well as the 2012 Linebacker Trophy. Van Noy was projected as a first or second round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, but opted to remain at BYU for his senior season.

As a senior in 2013, Van Noy was named to the watch lists for the Butkus Award, Rotary Lombardi, Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Walter Camp, Chuck Bednarik Award, the Lott Trophy. He was a Phil Steele, USA Today, SI.com Preseason All-American and finished the season All-America to Walter Camp Second Team, Athlon Sports Third Team, CBSSports.com Third Team and Sport and SI.com Honorable Mention. He was named to the All-Independent first team and was the All-Independent Defensive Player of the Year. In his final collegiate season, he recorded 70 total tackles, 17 tackles-for-loss, three sacks, two interceptions, six passes defended, two fumble recoveries. All statistics from Brigham Young Official Athletic Site, On December 16, 2013, it was announced that Van Noy had accepted his invitation to the Senior Bowl. On January 25, 2014, Van Noy played in the 2014 Senior Bowl and recorded two solo tackles and one sack as part of Jacksonville Jaguars’ head coach Gus Bradley’s South team that defeated the North 20–10.

His Senior Bowl performance helped solidify his status as a top outside linebacker in the draft. He was ranked as the top outside linebacker in the Senior Bowl by the Reese’s Senior Bowl Executive Director Phil Savage. Van Noy completed all of the combine drills. On March 14, 2014, Van Noy participated at BYU’s pro day, but chose to stand on his combine numbers and only performed positional drills. Van Noy attended pre-draft visits with multiple teams, including the Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Detroit Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars. At the conclusion of the pre-draft process, Van Noy was projected to be a second round pick by NFL draft experts and scouts, he was ranked as the fourth best outside linebacker prospect in the draft by CBS Sports and was ranked as the fifth best outside linebacker by DraftScout.com and NFL analyst Mike Mayock. Van Noy was ranked as the fifth best linebacker by Sports Illustrated; the Detroit Lions selected Van Noy

Peter Katz (musician)

Peter Katz is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Katz is a 2012 Juno Award nominee and Emerging Artist of the Year nominee at the Canadian Folk Music Awards. Katz has sold over 15,000 copies of his discs and performed with notable artists such as The Swell Season, Dan Mangan, The Good Lovelies, Joel Plaskett, Royal Wood, Lucky Fonz III, Donovan Frankenreiter, Jordan Raycroft, Garth Hudson from The Band, members of Levon Helm's band. Katz's 2010 studio record First of the Last to Know debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes singer-songwriter charts and features a guest appearance by Academy Award winner Glen Hansard, Juno Award winners The Good Lovelies and Melissa McClelland. In 2011, Katz released a live CD/DVD entitled Friends: Live at the Music Gallery, it earned him a Juno nomination for Music DVD of the Year. Katz released a studio album called Still Mind Still on 24 April 2012; this new collection of songs was recorded live off the floor at a cabin in the woods. Best Male Vocalist 2014, Readers' Choice Awards Juno Awards Music DVD of the Year for Peter Katz & Friends: Live at The Music Gallery Canadian Folk Music Awards Emerging Artist of the Year Award The One Minute Mile Man Split More Nights *Billed as Peter Katz & The Curious* First of the Last to Know Still Mind Still We Are the Reckoning La somme de tous nos efforts Peter Katz & Friends: Live at The Music Gallery CD/DVD The Camp Song Peter Katz & Friends: Live at The Music Gallery CD/DVD Official website