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  • 1 blackmail — n. 1. Tribute (paid for immunity from robbery), brigand tax. 2. Hush money, bribe to keep silence. 3. Extortion by threats …

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  • 2 Louis Mandrin — Louis Mandrin, born february 11 1725 at Saint Étienne de Saint Geoirs, died on may 26 1755 at Valence was a famous French « brigand » from Dauphiné of the eighteenth century. Biography Son of François Antoine Mandrin, a merchant at Saint Étienne… …

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  • 3 Oliver Reed — Born 13 February 1938(1938 02 13) Wimbledon, London, England Died 2 May 1999(1999 05 02) …

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  • 4 Voluntaryism — is a philosophy that opposes anything that it sees as unjustifiably invasive and coercive. Voluntaryism regards government as coercive, and calls for its abolishment, but, unlike a number of other anarchist philosophies, it supports strong… …

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  • 5 History of the Ming Dynasty — The History of the Ming Dynasty (zh cp|c=明朝|p=Míng Cháo) covers a period including its rule as the dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644, following the collapse of the Mongol led Yuan Dynasty. At its height, the Ming Dynasty had a population of 160… …

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  • 6 Ghino di Tacco — Ghinotto di Tacco, called Ghino, was an outlaw in thirteenth century Italy. He was born in the latter half of the thirteenth century in La Fratta, which is now part of Sinalunga in the Province of Siena. Born the son of a Ghibelline nobleman… …

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  • 7 Harriman — Recorded as Harry, Harrie, Harrhy, and the occupational Harriman and Harryman, this is an English medieval surname, but arguably of French and ultimately German origin. It derives from the given name Henri, from the pre 6th century Germanic… …

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  • 8 Harryman — Recorded as Harry, Harrie, Harrhy, and the occupational Harriman and Harryman, this is an English medieval surname, but arguably of French and ultimately German origin. It derives from the given name Henri, from the pre 6th century Germanic… …

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  • 9 Prince Marko — Marko Марко King of the Serbian Land (only de jure) King Marko on a fresco above the south entrance to the church of Marko s Monastery near Skopje. He was a ktetor of this monastery …

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  • 10 Arbanasi — ( bg. Арбанаси, also transliterated as Arbanassi) is a village in Veliko Tarnovo municipality, Veliko Tarnovo Province of central northern Bulgaria, set on a high plateau between the larger towns of Veliko Tarnovo (four kilometres away) and Gorna …

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  • 11 Yohoho! Puzzle Pirates — Infobox VG|title=Yohoho! Puzzle Pirates developer = Three Rings Design publisher = Three Rings Design, Ubisoft designer = engine = released = December 8, 2003 genre = MMOG modes = Multiplayer, Singleplayer (Only with CD) ratings = ESRB: Teen (T)… …

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  • 12 Morocco — Moroccan /meuh rok euhn/, adj., n. /meuh rok oh/, n. 1. French, Maroc. Spanish, Marruecos. a kingdom in NW Africa: formed from a sultanate that was divided into two protectorates (French Morocco and Spanish Morocco) and an international zone.… …

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  • 13 EDUCATION, JEWISH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline. Bibliography at the end of a section is indicated by (†). in the biblical period the nature of the sources historical survey the patriarchal period and the settlement the kingdom the… …

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  • 14 Piracy — This article is about maritime piracy. For other uses, see Pirate (disambiguation). The traditional Jolly Roger of piracy …

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  • 15 History of Khūzestān Province — The history of Khūzestān Province, a province in southwestern Iran, extends from the ancient pre Aryan Elamite civilization to the modern day Islamic Republic.ElamKhuzestan was once inhabited by a people known as the Elamites, who spoke neither… …

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  • 16 Jewish Polish history during the 18th century — Jewish Polish history during the 1700s:Accession of the Saxon dynastyWith the accession to the throne of the Saxon dynasty the Jews completely lost the support of the government. Although Augustus II the Strong (1697 ndash;1733), and August III… …

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  • 17 Dominic Fortune — Cover to Marvel Premiere #56 Art by Howard Chaykin and Terry Austin Publication information Publishe …

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  • 18 Charles Lane (transcendentalist) — Charles Lane (1800–1870) was an English American transcendentalist, abolitionist, and early voluntaryist. Along with Amos Bronson Alcott, he was one of the main founders of Fruitlands. Contents 1 Fruitlands 2 After Fruitlands 3 Voluntaryist… …

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  • 19 Pat Robertson controversies — Pat Robertson is outspoken in both his faith and his politics and controversies surrounding him have sometimes made the headlines. Many of these comments were made on his daily talk show, The 700 Club .Faith healerIn the 1970s and 1980s Robertson …

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  • 20 Sri Lanka Police Service — Common name Sri Lanka Police Shoulder flash of the Sri Lanka Police Service …

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