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List Of Polish Consorts - See Also
... Royal coronations in Poland Royal Coronations at Wawel Cathedral Dukes of Greater Poland Dukes of Masovia Dukes of Pomerania Dukes of Sieradz-Łęczyca Dukes of ...
List Of Dukes And Grand Dukes Of Mecklenburg
... This list of dukes and grand dukes of Mecklenburg dates from the origins of the German princely state of Mecklenburg's royal house in the High Middle Ages to the monarchy's abolition at the end of ... was granted imperial immediacy in 1348 and its princely rulers styled Dukes of Mecklenburg ... The Congress of Vienna in 1815 granted the ruling dukes an adjustment in rank with the title Grand Duke of Mecklenburg and the personal style Royal Highness ...
Seniorate Province - Senioral Principle
... at all times the eldest member of the dynasty was to have supreme power over the rest (Dux, the Dukes) and was also to control an indivisible "Seniorate Province" ... The High Duke resided at Kraków, Poland's capital since 1038 ... the right to have troops in provinces of other Dukes, carrying out the foreign policy, supervision over the clergy (including the right to nominate bishops and archbishops ...
Six Dukes Went A-Fishing
... Six Dukes Went a-Fishing As collected by Percy Grainger, in Lincolnshire (1906) Six dukes went a-fishing, Down by yon sea-side, One of them spied a dead body, Lain by the waterside ... The one said to the other, These words I heard them say, "It's the royal Duke of Grantham, That the tide has washed away." Six dukes stood before him, Twelve raised him from the ground, Nine lords ...
List Of The Dukes Episodes - Season 1
... Title Original airdate 1 "Put Up Your Dukes!" February 5, 1983 (1983-02-05) Coy, Vance, and Daisy Duke are in The General Lee, and race Boss Hogg and Rosco around the world ... Australia to see their cousin, who is a boxer 2 "Jungle Jitters" February 12, 1983 (1983-02-12) The Dukes and Boss race through South America, where Boss steals their spare gas ... natives who try to sacrifice the General Lee 3 "The Dukes in Venice" February 19, 1983 (1983-02-19) Bank robbers steal General Lee as a getaway car in front ...