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Corneille's Chapel

Corneille's Chapel, formally known as Corneille's Chapel, Auditorium of Normandy, is an auditorium Saint-Louis Church, located in the northeast of the city centre of Rouen, Normandy. The building can contain an audience of up to 700 people, it welcomes live performances of chamber music as well as contemporary music. The French chamber choir Accentus, in residence at and fostered by the Rouen Opera House performs at this venue when in Rouen; the hall benefits of the latest sound technologies, such as its unique and state-of-the-art 6.5m wide sound-reflecting sphere, built to enhance the audience experience. The auditorium is housed in the 17th century Chapel of the Lycée Corneille, a building listed as Monument Historique; the venue is run together by Normandy's Governing Bodies. Saint-Louis Church, Rouen

After the Flood

After the Flood is a 1982 novel by the Swedish novelist P. C. Jersild, it was well received. P. C. Jersild was an active anti-nuclear campaigner as part of the Nobel Prize-winning NGO, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. Jersild used his medical knowledge of the long-term effects of a nuclear holocaust to great effect in this novel, which relates the adventures of a young man dumped on the island of Gotland some 30 years after a worldwide nuclear catastrophe. Humanity is about to go out with a whimper; the only inhabitants of the island are a band of aging convicts and a handful of religious women advanced in years, plus a few hermits. The economy is reduced to barter and plunder and the only medical care is provided by an ex-baseball player, who becomes the reluctant mentor of the protagonist. A ray of hope is introduced in the story with the arrival of a young Finnish woman, but it all ends in misery. Books - In Short: Fiction, The New York Times review. January 5, 1986. Facts about P. C.

Jersild: contribution to Swedish literature, Encyclopædia Britannica

Lady Mechanika

Lady Mechanika is a steampunk comic created by comic artist Joe Benitez. The Lady Mechanika, a comic series in the steampunk genre, was planned as a six-part story. Aspen MLT began publishing them on an infrequent basis; the first issue of Lady Mechanika, issue #0, debuted and sold out in October, 2010. The third issue was scheduled for release December 21, 2011. At the Steamcon III convention, held October 2011 in Bellevue, Joe Benitez won the Airship Award in the Visual category for his work on the comic. Lady Mechanika's look was inspired by steampunk fashion icon Kato. Titles in the series include: Lady Mechanika: The Mystery of the Mechanical Corpse Lady Mechanika: The Tablet of Destinies Lady Mechanika: The Lost Boys of West Abbey Lady Mechanika: La Dama de la Muerte Lady Mechanika: The Clockwork Assassin Lady Mechanika: La Belle Dame Sans Merci Lady Mechanika: Sangre The tabloids dubbed her Lady Mechanika, the sole survivor of a psychotic serial killer's three-year rampage through London.

Found locked in an abandoned laboratory amidst countless corpses and body parts, with her own limbs amputated and replaced with mechanical components, her life began anew. With no memory of her captivity or her former life, Lady Mechanika built a career for herself as a private detective, using her unique abilities to solve cases the police couldn't or wouldn't handle. Still, she has never stopped searching for answers... Now, brought into a case unlike any before, Lady Mechanika will have to rely on her advantage in all things occult and paranormal in order to solve the case and unlock the secrets of her past! Set in England at the turn of the 20th century Lady Mechanika is an all-new supernatural action-adventure series with unique and vivid story arcs designed to allow new readers to jump right into any volume without missing a thing. Aspen Comics homepage Lady Mechanika creator page

William Carstares

William Carstares, was a minister of the Church of Scotland, active in Whig politics. Carstares was born at Cathcart, near Glasgow, the son of the Rev. John Carstares, a Covenanter, he was educated at the University of Edinburgh, at the University of Utrecht. In the Netherlands he had an introduction to Gaspar Fagel. Through Fagel he met the Prince of Orange, the future King William III of Great Britain, began to take an active part in politics. During the Third Anglo-Dutch War, Carstares acted as an intelligence agent for the Prince of Orange, making journeys to England as "William Williams", he corresponded with Pierre du Moulin. He was suspected by the English, arrested by warrant in September 1674 on English soil. Carstares was committed to the Tower of London, he was believed to be concerned with Sir James Stewart in the authorship of a pamphlet An Account of Scotland's Grievances by reason of the D. of Lauderdale's Ministrie, humbly tendered to his Sacred Majesty. John Maitland, 1st Duke of Lauderdale himself got Carstares to admit he had been involved in printing the pamphlet.

Lauderdale used the threat of the torture of the boot, which could be employed in Scotland. In August 1679 he was released, one of the government sops to Scottish opinion after the Battle of Bothwell Bridge, he cannot therefore have been the William Carstares, the chief prosecution witness at the trial of William Staley in November 1678, although that Carstares was a Scotsman, like his namesake is said to have acted as an intelligence agent. After this, Carstares visited Ireland, joined nonconformist circles in London, in 1681 became pastor to a congregation at Theobalds, near Cheshunt in Hertfordshire; the aftermath of the Exclusion Crisis saw. Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll in the Netherlands was in touch with Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury. Carstares provided liaison, while his brother-in-law William Dunlop was able to use his colonial project in the Province of Carolina as cover for Shaftesbury's preparations for rebellion. During 1682 Carstares was in the Netherlands.

He was implicated in the Rye House Plot, arrested in July 1683 at Tenterden, using an assumed name. He denied knowing any of the plot, he was again threatened with torture in this time by Sir George Mackenzie. Once more he was transferred to Edinburgh. In July 1684 the Privy Council of Scotland tortured William Spence, Argyll's agent, Carstares was implicated. Carstares himself, who had seen poor health in his detention, was tortured in September, with the thumbikins, the boot, clumsily applied; the next day John Drummond, Secretary of State in Scotland, made a deal with Carstares that his answers would not be used in court, had a doctor see him. Carstares replied to the questions of the Council, he signed a statement, managing to conceal the covert links to Dutch supporters, the government published it. That month he was moved to Stirling Castle. In the trial of Baillie of Jerviswood, Mackenzie as Lord Advocate found a way to use the statement by Carstares to secure a conviction. Carstares was freed, went to London, to The Hague shortly before the Monmouth Rebellion, as an adviser to the Prince of Orange.

Carstares was court chaplain to William as Prince of Orange, at the time of the Williamite Revolution sailed with the Prince to Torbay. He continued as royal chaplain for Scotland, he was the confidential adviser of the king with regard to Scottish affairs. He advocated that a Presbyterian polity should replace the Scottish bishops, the immediate events of the Williamite conflicts bore out his opinion in practical terms, his subsequent influence on matters concerning the Kirk, as a courtier, earned him the nickname "Cardinal Carstares". He manipulated the Parliament of Scotland, helped by being able to read James Johnston's mail, he was Queenberry's man at court in 1700. On the accession of Queen Anne, Carstares retained his post as royal chaplain, but resided in Edinburgh, having been elected principal of the University of Edinburgh in 1703, he was a reforming administrator, introducing the Dutch professorial system of teaching He was minister of Greyfriars Kirk, afterwards of St Giles'. He was four times chosen Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, in 1705, 1708, 1711 and 1715.

He took an important part in promoting the Union, was consulted by Harley and other leading Englishmen concerning it. During Anne's reign, the chief object of his policy was to frustrate the measures which were planned by Lord Oxford to strengthen the Episcopalian Jacobites a bill for extending the privileges of the Episcopalians and the bill for replacing in the hands of the old patrons the right of patronage, which by the Revolution Settlement had been vested in the elders and the Protestant heritors. On the accession of George I, Carstares was appointed, with five others, to welcome the new dynasty in the name of the Church of Scotland, he was received graciously, the office of royal chaplain was again conferred upon him. A few months after he was struck with apoplexy, died on 28 December 1715, he is buried at Edinburgh. The grave lies amongst the large monuments on the outer walls of the original churchyard, tow

Windmill (brand)

Windmill is a Japanese adult visual novel video game developer and brand used by Ares Co. Ltd.. They have a sub-brand, Windmill Oasis, which produces high-quality games with 2D animation. Yuibashi Cradle Song -Kinou ni Kanaderu Asu no Uta- Mahou to H no Kankei. Chotto Sunao ni Donburi Kanjō Tsunagaru★Bangle TsunaBan ♥ Love Mix Iro ni Ide ni Keri Waga Koi wa Hyper→Highspeed→Genius Kamigakari Cross Heart! Hyper→Highspeed→Genius Megami no Shuuen Unlucky Re:Birth/Reverse Happiness! Happiness! Re:Lucks Shukufuku no Campanella -la campanella della benedizione- Shukusai no Campanella! Witch's Garden Happiness! Emotion Harukaze Sensation! Wizards Complex Official Website