Stockbridge is a small town and civil parish in the Test Valley district of Hampshire, England. It is one of the smallest towns in the United Kingdom with a population of 592 as of the 2011 census, it sits astride the River Test and at the foot of Stockbridge Down. The town is situated on the A30 road, which once carried most of the traffic from London to Dorset, south Somerset and Cornwall in the South West, though today this route is less important than the A303 dual carriageway to the north; the bridge over the Test led to the town's name, a local legend suggested a coach stop stocked provisions, but it derives from an earlier bridge, made of'stocks'. Salisbury is 15 miles by road; the town's long high street was thus on a useful route between the two medieval cathedral cities. The town's civil parish has an area of 1,323 acres; the town's street crosses the River Test, marking the border of the parishes of Stockbridge and Longstock by a low bridge of three arches rebuilt and widened in 1799.
Five smaller river channels flow through the town. For a brief time, to provide space for fish, these were split into eight artificial ditches just above the town; the town is on the Test Way. The place-name'Stockbridge' is first attested in Charter Rolls of 1239, where it appears as Stocbrigge. In Inquisitiones post mortem of 1258 it appears as Stokbregg; the name means'stock bridge', referring to a bridge constructed from stocks. Stockbridge was the scene of the capture of Robert of Gloucester by William of Ypres in 1141. Edward I stayed in Stockbridge in August 1294, as did the last Catholic King, James II, on his way to Salisbury to meet the forces of the Prince of Orange, he dined at the Swan Inn in November 1688. The town was given the right to hold a market before 1190 in the reign of Richard I, reviewed and confirmed in 1200 and extended to an annual three-day fair by Henry III; as in the 12th century, the town consists wholly of one long wide street and it is to this characteristic that it owed its early name of Le Street.
The town grew and prospered as an unincorporated mesne borough before by plague, the place became deserted and the poverty of the remaining inhabitants was so great that the market, confirmed to the town by Henry V and Henry VI was discontinued. By the mid-Tudor era, under Edward VI, the wealthy burgages numbered 58 in consequence of this, in 1562 two members of parliament were granted. Charles I had confirmed the right to annual fairs in 1641, however during the start of the nineteenth century a marked decline in trade was noted at the three agricultural fairs, with one continuing until after 1911 The population of the parish was 853 in 1871, with 185 inhabited houses. Hampshire's four tourist Pocket Guides cover the traditional towns of Stockbridge, Bishops Waltham and Wickham. In the medieval centuries passed as a mentioned part and parcel of King's Somborne manor, not in that manor at Domesday but as there was mention of the manor here being in Richard I's time, as when they were forfeited to the crown when Henry IV took the throne, in 1402.
It was let which gave rents of assizes to various men, including to Joseph Foster Barham, MP, on whose death in 1832, it went to his wife who married the Earl of Clarendon to hold for their son. One of the mills belonged to the lord of Leckford Abbotts in 1548 Stockbridge elected two members to the unreformed House of Commons – Elizabeth I granted the two members of parliament in 1562. In 1714, Mr Steele one of the MPs was forced out for writing seditious pamphlets; the Reform Act 1832 resulted in its end as a rotten borough. Stockbridge had a railway station on the Andover & Redbridge Railway a branch line of the LSWR; this closed in 1967 under the Beeching cuts. Only the chancel measuring about 8 metres by 5 metres, some of the windows and the graveyard survive of the original parish church at the eastern end of the town, now known as Old St Peter's Church. A licence to give divine service from 1323-1333 was given to John Fromond, architecturally this places about a century after the building of the church's chancel.
A Victorian Gothic church, St Peter's, designed by J Colson, was built in 1866 at a central location in the High Street. The Roman Catholic church of St Thomas More is a modern brick built hall off of the High Street near the Town Hall. Due to its hatchery south of the town and many channels, Stockbridge is renowned for trout fishing. One of the UK's most exclusive clubs, described by Country Life as the dream of every fly-fisher, with exclusive fishing rights over 13 miles of prime trout breeding and fishing waters, the Houghton Fishing Club founded in 1822, for many years met at The Grosvenor Hotel, a current landmark by its jutting out into the pavement. Stockbridge has the Non-League football club Stockbridge F. C. which plays at The Recreation Ground. Hicks Withers-Lancashire was Lord of the Manor from a date in the 1890s until 1902, when it was sold to Mr R. P. Attenborough. Lillie Langtry, mistress to Edward VII lived at the property, now NJ Stokes Garage. Notes References
"Hold Up a Light" is the fifth and final single from British group Take That's fifth studio album, The Circus. It was released to promote Take That's first live album The Greatest Day – Take That Presents: The Circus Live. "Hold Up a Light" was written by band members Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Jason Orange, Mark Owen, along with live band members Jamie Norton and Ben Mark. It was released to radio stations and as a digital download on 14 December 2009, it features Owen on lead vocals, with Barlow taking a partial lead. The song was released as a single after its successful reception from fans whilst on tour; the physical version of the single was available to buy at stalls around the stadium during their Circus Tour, as well as for a short period of time through Take That's official website. The song charted at number 8 at number 123 on the UK Singles Chart; the song featured on Take That's Progress Live tour, where they performed it together before reuniting with Robbie Williams. The official music video for "Hold Up a Light" was premiered on The One Show.
The video sees the four band members performing the song live on the Wembley leg of their record breaking Circus Tour. Mark Owen – lead vocals, backing vocals Gary Barlow – backing vocals Howard Donald – backing vocals Jason Orange – backing vocals "Hold Up a Light" – 4:28 "Hold Up a Light" – 4:30 Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany was the last Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1859 to 1860. The House of Habsburg-Lorraine continued to hold the title as pretenders until the end of World War I. Born at Florence, he was the son of Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Princess Maria Antonia of the Two Sicilies, he and his family were forced to flee Florence on 27 April 1859, with the outbreak of a revolution inspired by the outbreak of a war by France and Sardinia-Piedmont against Austria as part of the unification of Italy. The family took refuge in Austria. After the end of the war, Leopold II abdicated on 21 July and Ferdinand succeeded him as Grand Duke. Ferdinand proved unable to return to Florence to claim his throne, an elected Tuscan National Assembly formally deposed him only a month on 16 August. Ferdinand still hoped to recover his throne, as both France and Austria had promised to recognize his rights to it in the Armistice of Villafranca. However, neither power was willing to take any steps to bring about his restoration.
The Kingdom of Sardinia annexed Tuscany on 22 March 1860, ending Ferdinand's hopes to reclaim the throne. Ferdinand spent the rest of his life in exile in Austria, he died there, in Salzburg, in 1908. He married twice and had issue: From his first marriage in Dresden on 24 November 1856 to Princess Anna of Saxony, daughter of King John I of Saxony, was born: Archduchess Maria Antonia, she became Princess-Abbess of the Theresian Convent in the Hradschin in Prague. From his second marriage in Frohsdorf on 11 January 1868 to Princess Alice "Alix" of Parma, daughter of Charles III of Parma: Archduke Leopold Ferdinand, he took the name Leopold Wölfling. He married thrice, without issue. Archduchess Luise. Married first King Frederick Augustus III of Saxony and after divorcing him married second Enrico Toselli and had issue by both marriages. Archduke Josef Ferdinand, he married, Rosa Kaltenbrunner and, after divorcing her married, secondly Gertrud Tomanek, by whom he had issue. Both marriages were morganatic.
Archduke Peter Ferdinand, Prince of Tuscany. Married Princess Maria Cristina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, had issue. Archduke Heinrich Ferdinand. A major general in the Austrian army, morganatically married Maria Karoline Ludescher, had issue. Count Heinrich von Habsburg married Helvig Schutte on 13 May 1939 Count Ulrich von Habsburg married Friedericke von Klinkowstrom on 29 October 1964 Count Eugen von Habsburg married Gabriele Wetsching on 27 May 1995 Countess Julia von Habsburg Countess Sara von Habsburg Count Clemens von Habsburg married Gislinde Angerer on 12 October 1996 Countess Anna-Lea von Habsburg Count Benedikt von Habsburg Count Philip von Habsburg married Bettina Drescher Countess Zoe von Habsburg Countess Ava von Habsburg Countess Helvig von Habsburg married Baron Hans Jordis von Lohausen Count Christoph von Habsburg married Ebba von Mohrenschildt on 19 May 1973 Count Dominik von Habsburg married Pia Rittinghausen on 17 February 2007 Count Pius von Habsburg Count Hubertus von Habsburg Countess Maximiliana von Habsburg Count Maximilian von Habsburg married Michaela Bobner on 4 May 2001 Count Tino von Habsburg Count Matheo von Habsburg Count Konstantin von Habsburg married Maria Antonia Gall on 7 May 2005 Count Ferdinand von Habsburg Count Felix von Habsburg Count Ferdinand von Habsburg married Lisa Winter in 2015 Count Elmerice von Habsburg married Alexander Fairfax in May 2015 Count Othmar von Habsburg married Helen Moster on 19 December 1944 Countess Ulrike von Habsburg married Prince Lutipold of Liechtenstein on 22 November 1969 and has issue Countess Elisabeth von Habsburg married Stephen Schencker on 10 July 1971 and has issue Count Albrecht von Habsburg married Birgit Guttenberg on 18 July 1997 Count Clemens von Habsburg Countess Veronika von Habsburg Archduchess Anna Maria Theresia.
She married Prince of Hohenlohe-Bartenstein. Archduchess Margareta Archduchess Germana Archduke Robert Salvator Archduchess Agnes Maria He received the following awards: Austrian Empire: Order of the Golden Fleece, Knight, 1852 Royal Hungarian Order of St. Stephen, Grand Cross, 1891 Grand Duchy of Tuscany: Order of Saint Joseph, Grand Master, 21 July 1859 Order of Saint Stephen, Grand Master, 21 July 1859 Order of the Civil and Military Merit, Grand Master, 21 July 1859 Baden:House Order of Fidelity, Knight, 1886 Order of the Zähringer Lion, Berthold the First Special Class, 1886 Kingdom of Bavaria: Order of St. Hubert, Knight, 1856 Belgium: Royal Order of Leopold, Grand Cordon, 1856 Sovereign Military Order of Malta: Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion Kingdom of Saxony: Order of the Rue Crown, Knight, 1856 Risorgimento Genealogy of Ferdinand IV Grand Ducal House of Tuscany Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany, ThePeerage.com
Sharon Dawn Carry is a Canadian education administrator. She was president and chief executive operator at Bow Valley College from 1997 until 2016. Carry was born on March 1950 in Calgary, Alberta, she completed her bachelor of arts in political science. Carry began her career at Mount Royal College in 1972. Between 1983 and 1997, Carry held positions at Olds College, including registrar and vice president of student and support services. From 1997 to 2016, Carry served as president and chief executive officer of Bow Valley College from 1997 to 2016, where she led the school through a transition from provincial administration to a public governance model, her administration doubled expanded programs and facilities. Carry is the owner of a marketing and communications business and consults for private and public sector organizations, she has served on the boards of Council of Postsecondary President of Alberta, the Calgary Homelessness Foundation, the Calgary Community Land Trust and is a member of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, Calgary Chamber of Commerce Women’s Executive Network, the Canadian Club of Calgary, the International Women's Forum, the Petroleum Club.
Alberta Order of Excellence Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Canadian Community Colleges Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal City of Calgary's Award for Education Alberta Centennial Medal She has honorary degrees from Olds College and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. In 2015, she was given the honorary title and a Blackfoot name, Niipaitapi Askinimatstohki, which translates to Lifelong Educator
Go to the Future is the debut studio album by Japanese band Sakanaction. It was released on May 2007 through Victor Entertainment sub-label BabeStar. Recorded and produced in the band's native Hokkaido in a month, the album compiled the band's early songs, including compositions from the band's vocalist Ichiro Yamaguchi's high-school band Dutchman; the album mixed electronic and rock music conventions, featured live instruments as a way to conceptually separate the album from pure dance music. Though not commercially successful nationally, the album was well received in Hokkaido; the leading song of the album, "Mikazuki Sunset", received strong airplay by radio stations such as FM North Wave and FM Hokkaido. Critics praised the album, noting Yamaguchi's distinct vocals and the band's varied electronic and rock sound. In 2009, the album was made available globally as a digital download, alongside the band's second and third albums Night Fishing and Shin-shiro. In 2015, the album was reissued on LP record and lossless digital formats.
Sakanaction was first formed in August 2005 in Hokkaido. It was a two-member unit, consisting of vocalist Ichiro Yamaguchi and guitarist Motoharu Iwadera. Yamaguchi first worked together with Iwadera in the band Dutchman, that formed at their high school in 1998 and performed British rock-inspired music. In 2004, the band broke up, Yamaguchi took the name for his solo project, where he created techno and club music. Yamaguchi had the idea that it would be interesting to mix electronic music with Japanese-style "folky melodies", so formed Sakanaction with Iwadera. Bassist Ami Kusakari first joined the band as a support member in December 2005, she was in a separate band that performed at the same events as Dutchman. When her band broke up, Yamaguchi asked her to join. In the summer of 2006, keyboardist Emi Okazaki and drummer Keiichi Ejima joined the band to form the group's current five-member line-up. Ejima was introduced to Yamaguchi through a friend, Okazaki was a co-worker of Yamaguchi's. Before the band's debut, they performed at live houses around Sapporo.
In August, the band made their first festival appearance at the Rising Sun Rock Festival in Yamaguchi's home town of Otaru. During this period, Sakanaction sent demos of their songs "Mikazuki Sunset" and "Shiranami Top Water" to College Radio Japan Sapporo. Both songs were well received by listeners, managing to be in the top five weekly songs for the radio program, "Shiranami Top Water" charted in the top 100 songs on FM North Wave's Sapporo Hot 100 chart in September. While a member of Dutchman, Yamaguchi had been trained by Victor Entertainment. After they had managed to go through the audition process to perform at the Rising Sun Rock Festival, Yamaguchi sent his material with Sakanaction to his contact at Victor, which led to the band's debut through BabeStar; the group featured three official members, after drummer Ejima had been added, but for the group's major label debut they promoted support members Kusakari and Okazaki. The band was unveiled as being on BabeStar's line-up in February 2007.
The album was recorded at two locations in Sapporo, Studio Jack at the Yamaha Center in Chūō-ku, at Chieria Studio in the Sapporo Lifelong Learning Center in Nishi-ku. After it was commissioned, the album took only a month to produce, as Sakanaction reworked demos they had produced to create an album. Only the song "Yoru no Higashigawa" was written for the album. Two of the songs had been released by Yamaguchi's first band Dutchman, "Inner World" in 2002 and "Mikazuki Sunset" in 2003; as a soloist, Yamaguchi released a remix of the song "Shiranami Top Water" on the compilation album Music for Pardisco in 2004. Retrospectively, Yamaguchi said that Go to the Future felt like a business card for Sakanaction, due to the album being a compilation of created songs; the album was recorded and produced in Hokkaido, including the album's cover artwork and music videos. When writing the songs, Yamaguchi thought up imagery for each song, asked the other band members to picture this while creating and performing the songs.
Yamaguchi created the album's music and melody while thinking about how they would be received by other people, but wrote the lyrics introspectively. "Mikazuki Sunset" and "Shiranami Top Water" were the first songs produced by the band, were the band's first attempts at making club-style music. Due to their success on college radio, Yamaguchi felt like this was proof that the mix of dance music with Japanese melodies was a good direction, continued to make music in this style. Yamaguchi was inspired by the differences in techno music styles when writing the album. Yamaguchi was mindful about how to reach a wide audience, considered that live instruments were important to stress how the album was rock music, as pure dance music was based on electronic and sampled instruments. One convention the band kept for the album was to record everything at 126BPM, to make it easier for the band's drummer, who had not experienced performing dance music before. Yamaguchi considered folky melodies on top of techno and house music the core of Sakanaction's sound on Go to the Future.
In a retrospective interview conducted with Rockin' On Japan in 2011, Yamaguchi felt that his need to construct his own personal musical vision was too strong, felt like the other members of Sakanaction had too little say in the album's content. "Amefura" was the first song that Sakanaction worked on together as a five-piece band, was created to be a playful song mixing American and French styles. "Go to the Future" was an acoustic song
NGC 4469 is a nearly edge-on spiral galaxy located about 55 million light-years away in the constellation of Virgo. It is classified as a LINER galaxy. NGC 4469 was discovered by astronomer William Herschel on April 15, 1784, it is a member of the Virgo Cluster. NGC 4469 has an X or peanut-shaped bulge, betraying the presence of a bar which generates such structures. NGC 4469 may have an axisymmetric structure. NGC 4469 has dust lanes. List of NGC objects NGC 4013 NGC 4710- a similar looking spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices NGC 4469 on WikiSky: DSS2, SDSS, GALEX, IRAS, Hydrogen α, X-Ray, Sky Map and images