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Dean of Canterbury when on 13 November 1020 Æthelnoth was consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury. Æthelnoth’s elevation probably was a gesture of appeasement, as Æthelnoth’s brother Æthelweard had been executed in 1017 by Cnut, who also…

… still maintained a social structure unchanged from the days of Ottoman rule, and most villages were serf plantations run by the Beys. On 28 June 1925, Zogu ceded Sveti Naum to Yugoslavia as a gesture of recognition to the Yugoslav aid to him and in exchange for Peshkëpi (Pëshkupat) village and other minor concessions.

Zhukov’s subsequent partial rehabilitation under Brezhnev, after Khrushchev’s 1964 ouster, was paradoxically seen as a gesture of peace towards the older guard in the party, as it honoured a hero of the war (and by implication Stalin as supreme commander).

Zeitzler was urged by his Army colleagues to give the breakout order himself, but refused to act in an insubordinate manner to the Commander-in-Chief. In a gesture of solidarity with the starving troops in Stalingrad, Zeitzler reduced his…

Zarif is on a one-day visit to Afghanistan as a gesture of Iran’s support for Afghan political unity process. Upon arrival in Kabul, Zarif was welcomed by the caretaker of the Afghan foreign ministry, Atiqullah Atifmal. Zarif and Abdullah attended a joint press conference after their meeting.

… raised victoriously and the other arm with upturned palm in a gesture of welcome. The 40-foot sculpture was shipped to Nashville in sections by ship. The statue was assembled in Nashville and stood before the exposition’s Fine Arts Building, which was built as a full-size replica of the Parthenon in Athens.

Brazil in Marseilles and also running the line in the notorious game between the hosts France and Italy in Paris, the game in which the Italians wore the maglia nera, a gesture of fascist defiance and provocation http://rsssf.com/tables/38full.html.

… that this turned what was a gesture of respect to elderly people into welfare and is disrespectful to old people. Wong interrupted Tsang’s speech and threw a bunch of bananas at him. The three LSD members were ejected from the chamber for the act.

… that Edward wanted to capture the earl for public execution rather than as a gesture of mercy. Regardless of the king’s intent, Warwick died in the Lancastrian rout.A miniature model reproduction of the Battle of Barnet can be found at the Battle’s natural interpretive centre, The Barnet Museum.

With the written form of dance poses play a big part on how they describe and depict the dance. The gesture of holding the double headed serpent would be described as a gesture of concentration, calm and tranquility. The pose to dancing…

With the political scene greatly changed, Emperor Wu publicly apologized to the whole nation about his past policy mistakes, a gesture known to history as the Repenting Edict of Luntai (輪台悔詔). The Prime Minister Tian he appointed was in…

… that Trenchard had been promised help or advice from Sir Edmond Elles, as a gesture of thanks after rescuing a poorly planned rifle-shooting contest from disaster. By 1900, Elles was Military Secretary to Lord Curzon and Trenchard (recently…

With the crowd in a frenzy and the matches already decided, Stewart picked up the ball of Montgomerie and conceded the final match to the Europeans in a gesture of sportsmanship. This made the final score 14½-13½ officially.

B-17s and one LB-30 bombed the same convoy as it moved towards the Java beaches. Their work was notable more as a gesture than for any worthwhile results and did nothing to halt or even delay the Japanese. To Fifth Bomber Command it became…

… 50,000 Reichsthaler and Louis XIV promised to invest in the Catholic institutions in the Duchy of Bremen and Principality of Verden. Another externally oriented action for Münster was the destruction of Bevergern Castle as a gesture towards the Netherlands.

… 1970, when he barred new enrollments in the archdiocese’s Catholic schools as a gesture of support to the integration of local public school systems.

… same ceremony the previous year, Margrave Hermann Billung, Otto’s trusted lieutenant and personal administrator over Saxony during his years in Italy, had been received like a king by Archbishop Adalbert of Magdeburg – a gesture of protest against the Emperor’s prolonged absence from Germany.

… unpopular and Afonso quickly became the King’s preferred advisor. On 30 December 1442, the Duke of Coimbra, still the King’s regent and thus acting in his name, created Afonso as the Duke of Braganza, as a gesture of good will and reconciliation…

With Simmons struggling to adjust to being back on Earth, Fitz takes her on the date he planned months earlier, having booked the entire restaurant so she can have peace and quiet, a gesture which deeply moves her. She later confides in Morse that she has to return to the barren planet.

Windows 7 touch capability is similar to Microsoft PixelSense technologies (formerly known as Microsoft Surface). This is a gesture and touch-centric UI enhancement that works with most current touch computers. Windows has a history of…

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