Charles II of Naples

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  • Dysfunctional, By Shirley Jackson

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    Uncle Julian dies in the fire and Charles is scared away for the moment. At this point Constance and Merricat have their first discussion about what really did happen the night their family died. Merricat upset about the way the townspeople treated their housefire comments on poisoning all

  • We have always lived in the Castle

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    of cousin Charles. She had, on multiple occasions, said that "Charles is a ghost" (p.69), that he would soon go away, and that he is causing uncle Julian to become more sick. The last straw was when Mary Katherine had asked Charles directly "Please will you go way?" (p.80) and his reply was no. The third step appeared when Charles kept threatening Merricat that he would win Constance over. She was worried about losing her sister's affection, so, this young girl decided to scare Charles away. She

  • Types Of Courtly Performance During The Modern Court

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    this is William Chiffinch the Page of the Backstairs of Charles II’s court. A man of humble origins, Chiffinch was able to rise to a position of significant power and influence through his connection to a powerful individual, the king. “Like many of Charles II’s household servants… Chiffinch had begun this intimacy with the king before the Restoration. He and his elder brother, Thomas, had been introduced to the Prince of Wales and Charles I’s Oxford camp by Bishop Duppa of Salisbury” (Allen

  • The Emergence Of Italian Nationalism

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    unification, Italy was a collection of different independent states. The Italian Wars, which went on from 1494 to 1559, were fought for the control of these Italian states by European powers. The most consistently fought over city-states in Italy were Naples, Florence, Venice, Sicily, and the Papal State of Rome. Many European powers were involved in the beginning, but soon the wars became a struggle between mainly France and Spain. While the Italian Wars were harsh on Italy, they helped to spread the

  • Essay On Italian Unification

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    The dynamics of the Italian unification movement: Italian Unification (Italian: Risorgimento, or "The Resurgence") it is the political movement that unified the states of the Italian peninsula into a single country. Italy was ruled by a number of outside powers including Spain, France, and the Holy Roman Empire early on and later, Bourbon and imperial France and the Hapsburgs. Factors of the success of Italian unification:

  • Napoleon 's Reign Over Italy

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    conquered the Italian peninsula. After falling under French rule, the peninsula was divided into three parts: several northern states, which were annexed to France, the Kingdom of Italy, of which Napoleon declared himself king in 1805, and the Kingdom of Naples in the south. Napoleon and the French brought new ideas about society and governing with them. They also brought the concepts of freedom and nationalism with them, which might have sparked Italy’s later attempts to achieve unity. Napoleon’s reign

  • Charles Luciano, Luciano: The Father Of The Mafia

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    Notorious. Brutal. Murderer. These are all words to describe the criminal mastermind, Charles “Lucky’ Luciano. Throughout his life, he was known as the “Father of the Mafia” and nobody wanted to mess with him. Lucky Luciano lived a hard life and made his mark on the world through the notorious world of the Mafia. Luciano was born on November 11, 1896 in Lercara Friddi, Sicily. His parents were Antonio and Rosalia Luciano. His actual birth name was Salvatore Luciano. Luciano did not leave Sicily

  • Altarpiece Of St. Louis Of Toulouse And The Renaissance

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    commissioned by Robert the Wise, the third king of Naples. Naples, throughout its modern history, has had a strong connection to France due to its location, identity as a port city, and familial ties between the French monarchy and its own. The city became part of the Sicilian Kingdom in 1264 when the grandfather of Robert the Wise and brother of King Louise IX of France, Charles I, was declared the king of the two Sicilies combining the Kingdom of Naples and the Kingdom of Sicily. This installation of

  • Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor Essay

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    Charles Hapsburg, who later became Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, was born in the Flemish city of Ghent on February 24, 1500 (3) to Phillip the Handsome and Joanna the Mad (2). He had four sisters: Eleanor, Isabel, Mary, and Katherine. Ferdinand I was his only brother (7). His maternal grandparents were the very famous Isabel of Castile and Ferdinand of Aragon who funded Columbus’s expeditions (6). His paternal grandfather was Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (7). Charles V was raised in the Netherlands

  • Italian Unification Essay

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    maintaining it for long" . This began the War of 1859. Cavour played it so if Austria lost, Lombardy and Venetia would be released from Austrian control, in which they did. Garibaldi however, had different ideas for Italy. He wanted Rome, Venetia, Naples and Sicily to become part of a united Italy as soon as possible. Cavour believed in using diplomacy and limited war to unite Italy while Garibaldi's plan was for a military expedition. Garibaldi was able to invade Sicily and appointed himself the