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Catherine Bernard

(1663–1712?), French novelist, playwright, and poet. Born in Rouen to a comfortable Huguenot family, she moved to Paris to pursue her literary interests. Bernard wrote four ...

Britain

Britain: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...Rulers and politicians Wars and Revolutions 1420 1420 Henry V marries Catherine, daughter of the French king and sister of the rightful heir to the kingdom, the dauphin, who is on the opposing side Henry V (b. 16 Sept. 1387) The Kings and Queens of Britain 2 rev Hundred Years' War Britain 1066-1500 15th century Politics Dynasties and royalty War British Isles British monarchs - from 1066 Europe France Rulers and politicians Wars and Revolutions 1422 1422 Henry VI, son of Henry V and Catherine of France, is king of England and theoretically king of France before...

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British Isles: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...and politicians Wars and Revolutions Britain 1420 1420 Henry V marries Catherine, daughter of the French king and sister of the rightful heir to the kingdom, the dauphin, who is on the opposing side Henry V (b. 16 Sept. 1387) The Kings and Queens of Britain 2 rev Hundred Years' War Britain 1066-1500 15th century Politics Dynasties and royalty War British monarchs - from 1066 Europe France Rulers and politicians Wars and Revolutions Britain 1422 1422 Henry VI, son of Henry V and Catherine of France, is king of England and theoretically king of France before his...

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France: c. 31,000 years ago - 2007  

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...Abelard teaches philosophy at Notre Dame until an affair with one of his pupils, Héloïse, brings his career to a dramatic end Abelard, Peter (1079–1142) A Dictionary of World History 2 12th century Europe 1115 1115 St Bernard establishes a new monastery at Clairvaux, from which he presides over the rapid expansion of the Cistercian order Bernard, St (1090–1153) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church 2 rev 12th century Religion Christianity Monasticism Europe c. 1120 1120 The troubadours of Provence develop a new form of love poetry in French,...

Europe

Europe: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...1764 1764 The Russian empress Catherine the Great secures the throne of Poland for one of her lovers, as Stanislaw II Catherine II (1729–96) A Dictionary of World History 2 18th century Politics Dynasties and royalty Russia 1764 1764 James Watt ponders on the inefficiency of contemporary steam engines and invents the condenser Watt, James (1736–1819) A Dictionary of Scientists 1 18th century Britain 1750-1900 Steam Technology Inventions and discoveries Great Britain - from 1707 Scotland British Isles Britain 1764 1764 Catherine the Great founds the Hermitage...

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Asia: c. 500,000 years ago - 2011  

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...empire to much of its former glory Justinian (483–565) The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable 2 6th century Byzantine empire Politics Dynasties and royalty West Asia Turkey Europe Empires 527 527 The monastery of St Catherine's in Sinai is founded by Justinian, and will accumulate one of the world's greatest collections of icons Catherine, Monastery of Saint The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium 1 6th century Byzantine empire Religion Christianity West Asia Empires 538 538 A Buddhist image, sent as a gift from Korea, introduces the religion to Japan Buddhism...

North America

North America: c. 30,000 years ago - 2011  

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...Village Blacksmith' and 'The Wreck of the Hesperus' Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807–82) World Encyclopedia 1 19th century Literature American literature Literature in English Poetry United States 1841 1841 US social reformer Catherine Beecher publishes an influential book to empower women, Treatise on Domestic Economy Beecher, Catherine (6 Sept 1800) The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art 1 19th century Literature American literature Literature in English Politics United States 1842 1842 Edwin Pearce Christy launches the Virginia Minstrels, later to become...

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United States: c. 30,000 years ago - 2011  

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...Village Blacksmith' and 'The Wreck of the Hesperus' Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807–82) World Encyclopedia 1 19th century Literature American literature Literature in English Poetry North America 1841 1841 US social reformer Catherine Beecher publishes an influential book to empower women, Treatise on Domestic Economy Beecher, Catherine (6 Sept 1800) The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art 1 19th century Literature American literature Literature in English Politics North America 1842 1842 Edwin Pearce Christy launches the Virginia Minstrels, later to become...

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