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  • Pole,Reginald — Pole, Reginald. 1500 1558. English prelate. The last Roman Catholic archbishop of Canterbury (1556), he was a leading figure in the Counter Reformation. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pole weapon — A selection of polearms, mostly halberds A pole weapon or polearm is a close combat weapon in which the main fighting part of the weapon is placed on the end of a long shaft, typically of wood, thereby extending the user s effective range. Spears …   Wikipedia

  • Pole, Reginald — born March 3, 1500, Stourton Castle, Staffordshire, Eng. died Nov. 17, 1558, London English Catholic prelate. A cousin of Henry VII, Pole was sent by Henry VIII to study in Italy (1521–27) and given minor offices in the church. Critical of Henry… …   Universalium

  • Counter-intelligence — This article is a subset article of intelligence cycle security. National intelligence programs, and, by extension, the overall defenses of nations, are vulnerable to attack. It is the role of intelligence cycle security to protect the process… …   Wikipedia

  • Pole position — The term pole position comes from the horse racing term where the number one starter starts on the inside next to the inside pole. The term made its way, along with several other customs, to auto racing. In circuit motorsport, a driver has pole… …   Wikipedia

  • The Counter-Reformation —     The Counter Reformation     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Counter Reformation     The subject will be considered under the following heads:     I. Significance of the term II. Low ebb of Catholic fortunes III. St. Ignatius and the Jesuits,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Reginald Pole — Infobox Archbishop of Canterbury Full name = Reginald Cardinal Pole birth name = began = 1556 term end = November 17, 1558 predecessor = Thomas Cranmer successor = Matthew Parker birth date = March 1500 | birthplace = death date = November 17,… …   Wikipedia

  • Richard de la Pole — Infobox pretender English name =Richard de la Pole birth date = unknown birthplace =England death date = 24 February, 1525 deathplace = Pavia, Duchy of Milan regnal = title = throne = England pretend from = the death of Edmund de la Pole, 3rd… …   Wikipedia

  • Ovche Pole Offensive Operation — Part of Serbian Campaign (World War I) Date 14 October 1915 – 15 November 1915 Location Front between Vranje, Serbia and …   Wikipedia

  • Independent Democratic Pole — The Independent Democratic Pole (Polo Democrático Independiente) or (PDI), is a leftwing social democratic political party in Colombia.OriginsOriginally formed as a left wing congressional coalition, the party itself was officially founded on… …   Wikipedia

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