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St Keverne

St Keverne is a civil parish and village on The Lizard in Cornwall, United Kingdom. In addition to the parish an electoral ward exists titled St Meneage; this stretches to the western Lizard coast at Gunwalloe. The population of the ward at the 2011 election was 5,220; the Cornish Rebellion of 1497 started in St Keverne. The leader of the rebellion Michael An Gof was a blacksmith from St Keverne and is commemorated by a statue in the village. Before his execution, An Gof said that he should have "a name perpetual and a fame permanent and immortal". In 1997 a 500th anniversary march, "Keskerdh Kernow 500", celebrating the An Gof uprising, retraced the route of the original march from St Keverne, via Guildford to London; the parish is a large one. It includes some 10 miles of coast from Nare Point at the mouth of the Helford River to Kennack Sands, the Manacles offshore. Settlements on the coast include Porthallow and Coverack. Inland the parish includes the hamlets of Zoar, Traboe and Gwenter; the eastern part of Goonhilly Downs is in the parish.

St Keverne lies within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. St Keverne was, in the Middle Ages, the site of an important monastery; the church is dedicated to St Akeveranus, although for a considerable period this was corrupted to Kieran. The church is large for a village church and in its present form is 15th-century: however parts of the stonework appear to have been reused from a previous church building. Unusually for Cornwall, the tower is topped by a spire. Other features of interest include a mural painting. A 32-pounder carronade that divers recovered in 1978 from the wreck of HMS Primose stands by the lych-gate to the churchyard; the peal of ten bells is one of the largest two peals in a Cornish parish church. St. Keverne has been inhabited for many thousands of years, there is evidence of human habitation from at least the Mesolithic period, c. 5550 BC. The area is rich in archaeological history from a variety of different periods, including flints, cists, round houses, cliff castles.

The Mesolithic In 1967, A Mesolithic site known as Rock Mound was discovered at Poldowrian Site, situated near the Lankidden Cliff Castle. The Mesolithic site was dated between 5250 BC, from some hazelnut fragments. Flint tools were first discovered during attempts to plow the land for planting, overall, nearly 48,000 flint tools were discovered. Neolithic During the Neolithic period and beyond, St. Keverne was one of the primary sources of clay for pottery. Gabbroic clay covers an area of 7 square miles of the Lizard Peninsula in the area of St. Keverne Parish; the clay lies at a depth of 8 – 18 inches below the topsoil. In the late 1960s, Dr. D. Peacock examined numerous potsherds from around Cornwall, came to the conclusion that they were all made from the same gabbroic clay from St. Keverne. Most of the paleolithic pottery from around Cornwall has been found to be made of gabbroic clay, such as the sherds at the Neolithic site of Carn Brea at Redruth. Beaker Pottery St. Keverne has yielded an exceptional amount of Beaker pottery.

The Beaker Mound at Poldowrian has yielded one of the finest caches of Beaker pottery in Cornwall. Bronze Age Goonhilly Downs contains over 65 Bronze Age barrows, as well as the "dry tree" standing stone. A Bronze Age standing stone exists at Tremenheere, which means "Standing Stone Farm" and there is another place of the same name in Ludgvan. Other antiquities are a cist called the Three Brothers of Grugith on Crowza Downs and a destroyed fogou at Polkernogo. Iron Age St. Keverne has a number of Iron Age sites, with two of the most dramatic being the cliff castles of Chynalls and Lankidden. All, left in these sites are the faint markings of the ditches and banks that would have protected these castles, but during the Iron Age they would have provided a "prominent focus within a landscape quite densely populated by contemporary settlements or "rounds."" Another notable Iron Age artefact originating in St. Keverne is the elaborately engraved bronze mirror discovered in a cist grave, in 1833; this mirror was accompanied by two brooches, some beads, two rings.

St Keverne was in Celtic times part of the Meneage. The monastery at St Keverne was seized soon after by a lay lord. By 1236 the churches and demesnes of Tregonan had come into the possession of the Cistercian abbey at Beaulieu and their title was confirmed by Richard, Earl of Cornwall in 1258; this was a valuable possession including as it did the rectorial tithe of a large and prosperous parish, the tithe of fish, the lands of the churchtown. The right of sanctuary held by Beaulieu Abbey was extended to St Keverne. A small cell of monks was maintained at Tregonan. In the parish is Lesneague which can be derived from Cornish lis and manahec which would indicate that it was once the seat of a local chieftain. Michael An Gof, leader of the first Cornish rebellion in 1497 Charles Incledon, singer Cornish self-government movement Cornish Rebellion of 1497

Tilton Downtown Historic District

The Tilton Downtown Historic District encompasses a one-block section of Main Street in the center of Tilton, New Hampshire. It extends from Central Street in the west to Bridge and School Streets in the east, including all of the buildings on the north side of this section, a cluster of buildings on the south side near Bridge Street; the area has long been a commercial and industrial center for the town, although most of the buildings now date from the late 19th century onward, include a fine array of Victorian architecture. The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983; the area, now Tilton was part of a colonial land grant made in 1748 and first settled in 1764 as part of Sanbornton. The first bridge in the area over the Winnipesaukee River was built near the site of Tilton's Bridge Street bridge in 1763, the first sawmill and gristmill opened on the river in 1765-66; the area between the bridge and the mills became. A store was opened near the bridge in 1798, it is home to Tilton's first church, the 1838 Greek and Gothic Revival Northfield-Tilton Congregational Church, which still stands and is the district's oldest building.

The village's growing economic independence prompted its eventual separation from Sanbornton in 1869. The district includes a single block of Main Street, which runs east–west, parallel to the Winnipesaukee River, its eastern boundary is the junction with Bridge Street, where there are two memorials to the town's war dead. It extends westward on the north side of Main Street about 2/3 of the way to Prospect Street, for a shorter distance on the south side. Prominent buildings include Tilton's town hall, built in 1879-80 as a gift by the town's major benefactor, Charles E. Tilton, it was designed by Edward Dow, who designed the 1872-73 Trinity Episcopal Church, a fine example of stone Gothic architecture. National Register of Historic Places listings in Belknap County, New Hampshire

Irish states since 1171

Irish states have existed under a number of different names for nearly a thousand years. A unified Irish proto-state had been coalescing from the multitude of small tribal kingdoms that existed circa AD 500, similar to the pattern elsewhere in Europe; the independent development of the several dynastic regional kingdoms into a nascent national kingdom, was extinguished by the Norman invasion of Ireland in 1169, although these regional Gaelic Ireland kingdoms continued to resist for centuries until the Tudor conquest of Ireland was completed in the 17th century. This list deals with the various states that existed from 1171 onwards that owed their origin to Norman and English involvement on the island of Ireland; these were recognised by the Holy See before 1570 and after 1766. Until the whole island was subdued following the end of the Nine Years' War in 1603 these states shared the island of Ireland with a patchwork of indigenous states that existed outside of their authority; the list below refers to all-Ireland states and to the 1922 post-partition states, not the individual Gaelic kingdoms which exercised the actual governance in their area when they existed, including during the 1350–1500 "Gaelic resurgence".

Lordship of Ireland Kingdom of Ireland Confederate Ireland was an Irish government that controlled about two thirds of Ireland during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms and is arguably the only large successful sustained period of Irish self-government between the time of Brian Boru the High King of Ireland and the foundation of the Irish Free State in 1922. Patriot Parliament The revolutionary French backed Irish Republic controlled only parts of Connacht and is overlooked todayPart of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland The revolutionary Irish Republic controlled only small parts of the capital, for 6 days, but has had great symbolic significance sinceThe revolutionary Irish Republic Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland, both created by the Government of Ireland Act 1920, though only the former existed in reality. Irish Free State Ireland known since 1949 by its official description, Republic of Ireland, sometimes in English as Éire, the word for Ireland in Irish. For international purposes the British monarch was King of Ireland until 1949, after which time the President of Ireland became the foreign sovereign.

The Monarch's internal powers had been removed by 1937. With the enactment of the Republic of Ireland Act in 1949, all powers of the British monarch were transferred to the president; the name of the state remained Ireland after the passing of the Republic of Ireland Act, see names of the Irish state. List of Irish uprisings – from 1534 to 1998 History of Ireland

SMK Pusat Bandar Puchong (1)

Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Pusat Bandar Puchong or SMKPBP1 is a secondary school located in Pusat Bandar Puchong, Malaysia. This school started since 2003; as of 2014, the total number of students is around 2900, including afternoon classes. Block A1 Block A2 Block B Block C Block D Block E Surau Canteen Guard house 2 class cabins at the field Field Gardens Assembly area Library School Hall Main Office Teacher's Office Discipline Room Science Labs Workshop Restrooms CCTV Locker Computer Labs Kopera PMR 2008 resultsMore than 60 students scored straight A's. Program Jalinan Kasih CNY A celebration was held at around 3.45pm until 6pm, with the presence of YB Dato' Dr. Wee Ka Siong, Deputy Minister of Education. Gifts were given to the needed students in the school. Road Run 2009Our yearly event. Took place on the 21st of February this year. Students of all forms participated either by helping or by running itself; the route is divided into two, one for the boys and one for the girls, the boys were made to run a longer distance compared to the girls.

At the end of the run, top ten runners for each category were given prizes. This is the most anticipated of the year in preparation for our Sports day not long afterwards. Marks were given to the specific sport house of green, blue or red. 6th annual Sports Day 2009Held on 2 March. The day where all the hard work pays off. Marks from Road Run are added to the sport houses together with the events that took place on this day. Students could show off their running talent or just to show support for their sport houses were present. Parents too came to show some support. Green won Best March Troop. Gaza FoundEvery school in Malaysia was involved in this fund collection, SMK PBP was not left out; the purpose of this was to collect some money for the people in Gaza. School - 1st Place - Anugerah Kualiti Kategoti Pusat Sumber SekolahFootball - Champion MSS Puchong Serdang Zone, Champion MSSD Petaling PerdanaBasketball - Champion MSSD Petaling PerdanaLong Jump - Champion MSSDEnglish Speech - 1st Place Puchong/Serdang ZoneBahasa Melayu Speech - 1st Place Petaling Perdana DistrictGeography Quiz - 1st Place Petaling Perdana DistrictYoung Enterprise Competition - Best Teamwork - Optimax Ent.

Rugby - 3rd Place in Selangor ZoneBadminton beregu perempuan u18 - MSSD Petaling Perdana: Bronze. Badminton Beregu lelaki u15 - MSSS: gold. Kejohanan Merentas Desa MSSD Petaling Perdana: ke-9 Kejohanan Bola Keranjang lelaki bawah 18 tahun- MSSD Petaling Perdana. Kejohanan Skuasy MSSS: Saguhati Roadrun MSSD Petaling Perdana 2018:-L1: 7th place -L2: 11th place -P2: 7th, 11th, 17th place. Naib Johan Berpasukan. Bahas Ala Parlimen -Naib Johan Bahas Ala Parlimen Selangor - Ketiga Kejohanan Balapan dan padang MSSD Petaling Perdana 2018:-3000m perempuan terbuka.

Greta Valley

Greta Valley is a small town in North Canterbury, 83 km north of Christchurch, New Zealand. It was named after the River Greta in Yorkshire by local runholders Sir Charles Clifford and Sir Frederick Weld in the 1850s, but it is to the east of the Greta River and on the south bank of the Waikari River, it is situated halfway between Christchurch and Kaikoura just off State Highway 1. Greta Valley School is a co-educational school for Years 1–8. Facilities include two playing fields, a tennis court and a library. On 22 November 2016 at 1813 hours an earthquake of 5.7 magnitude struck the small town of Scargill, 2 kilometres north-west of Greta Valley. The earthquake was described by locals as severe due to its shallow depth of 7 kilometres; as a result, there was significant damage to the local community hall and water tanks. The earthquake was considered an aftershock of the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake

Jorge Paix√£o

Jorge Manuel da Silva Paixão Santos, known as Paixão, is a Portuguese former footballer who played as a striker, is a manager. Born in Almada, Setúbal District, Paixão's 11-year professional career was entirely spent in the Portuguese second and third divisions, representing Amora FC, C. F. União de Coimbra, Louletano D. C. and GD Bragança. The exception to this was in the 1985–86 season, when he appeared three times as a substitute for Académica de Coimbra in the Primeira Liga, he retired in June 1995 after a spell with amateurs Atlético Clube da Malveira. Following retirement, Paixão moved into coaching, he first served as the assistant manager for two teams, before his first management role when in 2002 he was appointed head coach of Almada A. C. in the Setúbal Football Association. Over the next ten years he was in charge of several teams in the Portuguese Second Division, the third tier of Portuguese football, had spells abroad in Angola with C. R. Caála and Qatar with Al-Mesaimeer Sports Club.

In September 2013, Paixão was appointed at second tier side S. C. Farense. In March of the following year he first reached the top flight with S. C. Braga who were in tenth place, leading the team to ninth position after winning only two of his ten league games in charge, but reaching the semi-finals of the Taça de Portugal, where they were defeated by Rio Ave FC. On 14 May 2014, Braga announced. On 24 June 2014 he signed for Polish club Zawisza Bydgoszcz, winning the SuperCup shortly after by defeating Legia Warsaw 3–2. In October 2014, Paixão moved back to his native country with S. C. Olhanense, leaving his post the following February, he took charge of fellow division two side Farense in June, agreeing to a mutual termination of his contract on 30 November. On 30 December 2015, Paixão was appointed at C. D. Mafra; the team were struggling prior to his arrival, he was unable to prevent their relegation from the second division. At the end of July 2016, he was replaced. Zawisza Bydgoszcz Polish SuperCup: 2014 Jorge Paixão at ForaDeJogo Jorge Paixão manager stats at ForaDeJogo National team data