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Mauretania Sitifensis

In the later division of the Roman Empire under the Emperor Diocletian, the eastern part of Mauretania Caesariensis, from Saldae to the river Ampsaga, was erected into a new province, and called Mauretania Sitifensis from the inland town of Setif ...

Damavand, Iran

Damavand is a city and capital of Damavand County, Tehran Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 1.231.500 in 260.279 families. Damavand is an ancient and historical city. The name Damavand appears in Sassanid texts as Dunbawand, ...

Kazerun

Kazeroon is a city and capital of Kazeroon County, Fars Province, Iran. In 2016, as the fifth big city in the province, its population was 96.683. Its agricultural products include date palms, citrus orchards, wheat, tobacco, rice, cotton, and vi ...

Tawwaj

Tawwaj was located on or close to the Shapur River in the region of Fars, about 65 kilometers 40 mi from the Persian Gulf coast. During the Sasanian and early Islamic period it served as an important commercial center. It was captured and garriso ...

Palapa oath

The Palapa oath was an oath taken by Gajah Mada, a 14th-century Prime Minister of the Javanese Majapahit Empire described in the Pararaton. In this oath Gajah Mada swore that he would not taste any spice, as long as he had not succeeded in unifyi ...

Sunan Bungkul

Sunan Bungkul, whose real name is Ki Ageng Supo or Mpu Supo, was a nobleman from the time of Majapahit Kingdom, who after converting to Islam used the name Ki Ageng Mahmuddin. He was one of the spreaders of Islam in the late 15th century in the M ...

Adwayawarman

Adwayawarman was the father of King Adityawarman of Malayapura kingdom as mentioned in the Kuburajo I Inscription. His alias name was Adwayadwaja, as he was called in the Bukit Gombak Inscription. Historian Slamet Muljana suspect that Adwayawarma ...

Holloway Manor

Holloway Manor was a manor house on the Isle of Wight, situated within the Newchurch parish. It lies just to the north of Ventnor. It was held of the honour of Carisbrooke Castle and formed part of the estate of John de Lisle in the Island at the ...

Henry Appleton (captain)

He was a townsman and presumably a native of Hull, but his name does not appear in any list of naval officers during the civil war or until 26 September 1650, when an order was sent by the parliament to the council of state to appoint him `as com ...

Christopher Atkinson (missionary)

Christopher Atkinson was an early Quaker missionary from Westmorland and one of the Valiant Sixty. Already married, he caused a minor scandal among the Society by attempting to seduce another woman.

Robert Everard

Robert Everard was an English soldier who fought for the Parliamentary cause during the English Civil War and was a religious controversialist in the 1650s. He promoted Baptist views, Socinianism and Arianism, and in later years declared himself ...

Sir John Molyneux, 1st Baronet

Sir John Molyneux of Teversal, High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire. Molyneux was the son of Thomas Molyneux D. 1597 and Alice Cranmer of Aslockton, daughter of Thomas Cranmer, great-nephew of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer. After the death of Thomas Molyn ...

Thomas Vesey (archdeacon)

Thomas Vesey was Archdeacon of Armagh from 1655 to 1662, and again from 1663 to 1669. Vizi was born in England and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He spent time in Derry and Ballyscullion.

Thomas Wight, A.M.

Thomas Wight, A.M., was an English churchman, elected Dean of Cork. He was grandfather of the Quaker, Thomas Wight. A native of Guildford, Surrey, he was ordained deacon and priest John, Bishop of Oxford, on 23 October 1619. In 1620 he became pre ...

London Underground Church

The London underground church was an illegal puritan group in the time of Elizabeth I and James I. It began as a radical fringe of the Church of England, but split from the Church and later became part of the Brownist or puritan Separatist moveme ...

Ormeley Lodge

Ormeley Lodge is an early 18th-century Georgian house set in 6 acres on the edge of Ham Common near to Richmond Park in Ham, London. It is owned by Lady Annabel Goldsmith.

Bolebroke Castle

Bolebroke Castle is a 15th-century hunting lodge located north of the village of Hartfield, East Sussex, England. It is a grade II* listed building. The house was built about 1480. Henry VIII is said to have stayed at Bolebroke when he went hunti ...