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  • 141Charles the Bold — Rogier van der Weyden painted Charles the Bold as a young man in about 1460, wearing the Order of the Golden Fleece Duke of Burgundy Reign …

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  • 142Edmund Bonner — Infobox Person name = Edmund Bonner image size = caption = birth date = 1500 birth place = death date = September 5, 1569 death place = the Marshalsea other names = known for = His role in the persecution of heretics under the Catholic government …

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  • 143Naginata — Samurai with naginata The naginata (なぎなた, 薙刀) is one of several varieties of traditionally made Japanese blades (nihonto) in the form of a pole weapon. Naginata were originally used by the samurai class in feudal Japan, and naginata wer …

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  • 144Smilax — For another plant sometimes called Smilax see Asparagus asparagoides. Smilax Mediterranean Smilax (Smilax aspera) in fruit Scientific classification …

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  • 145The Book of Five Rings — Go Rin No Sho calligraphed in Kanji . Musashi strived for as great a mastery in that art as in swordsmanship. The Book of Five Rings (五輪書, Go Rin No Sho …

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  • 146Soulcalibur — Infobox VG title = Soulcalibur caption= developer = Namco publisher = Namco designer = Hiroaki Yotoriyama release=Arcade July 30, 1998 Dreamcast JP August 5, 1999 NA September 9, 1999 EU December 1, 1999 Xbox Live Arcade: July 2, 2008… …

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  • 147Soul Edge — This article is about the game. For the weapon, Soul Edge (weapon)Infobox Arcade Game| title = Soul Blade developer = Namco publisher = Namco designer = Hiroaki Yotoriyama release = Arcade April 1996 June 1996 ( Ver. II ) PlayStation JP December… …

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  • 148Brown Bess — British Land Pattern Musket a.k.a. Brown Bess A Short Land Pattern Musket Type Musket Place of origin …

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  • 149Cupronickel — or copper nickel or cupernickel is an alloy of copper that contains nickel and strengthening elements, such as iron and manganese. Cupronickel is highly resistant to corrosion in seawater, because its electrode potential is adjusted to be neutral …

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  • 150HMS Ark Royal (91) — HMS Ark Royal (pennant number 91) was an aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy that served in the Second World War and was torpedoed on 13 November 1941 by the German submarine U 81 , sinking the following day.Designed in 1934 to fit within the… …

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  • 151Hibiscus — taxobox name = Hibiscus image caption = A red hibiscus flower in Sydney, Australia during late spring regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Malvales familia = Malvaceae genus =… …

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  • 152Scythe — For the ancient Sicilian tyrant, see Scythes. A scythe (PronEng|ˈsaɪð, from Old English siðe Oxford English Dictionary 1933] .) is an agricultural hand tool for mowing grass or reaping crops. It was largely replaced by horse drawn and then… …

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  • 153Bill (weapon) — The bill was a polearm used by infantry in Europe in the Viking Age by Vikings and Anglo Saxons as well as in the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries. It was a national weapon of the English, but was also common elsewhere, especially in Italy. Derived …

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  • 154Battle of Flodden Field — Infobox Military Conflict caption=Also called the Battle of Branxton partof=the War of the League of Cambrai conflict=Battle of Flodden Field date=September 9, 1513 place=Near Branxton in Northumberland, England result=Decisive English victory… …

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  • 155Italian Wars — Warbox conflict= Italian Wars date= 1494–1559 place= Southern and Western Europe caption= The Battle of Pavia by an unknown Flemish artist (oil on panel, 16th century). result= Habsburg ascendancy combatant1= France, the Holy Roman Empire, the… …

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  • 156Albrecht von Wallenstein — Infobox Military Person name=Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius von Wallenstein lived=September 14, 1583 ndash; February 25, 1634 caption=Albrecht von Wallenstein nickname= placeofbirth=Heřmanice, Bohemia placeofdeath=Cheb, Bohemia allegiance= flag|Holy… …

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  • 157Topkapı Palace — Infobox Historic building name = Topkapı Palace caption = Topkapı Palace from the Bosphorus map type = latitude = longitude = location town = Istanbul location country = Turkey architect = Mehmed II, Alaüddin, Davud Ağa, Mimar Sinan, Sarkis… …

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  • 158Allied invasion of Sicily — Sicilian Campaign Part of Italian Campaign of World War II The U.S. Liberty ship Robert Rowan explodes after being hit by a German …

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  • 159Battle of Xiaoting — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Xiaoting partof=the Three Kingdoms period caption= date=July 221 ndash; July 222 AD place=Yiling, Hubei casus= territory= result=Decisive Wu victory combatant1=Eastern Wu combatant2=Shu Han… …

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  • 160Landsknecht — Landsknechts (singular Landsknecht, German plural Landsknechte, sometimes also in English publications) were European, most often German, mercenary pikemen and supporting foot soldiers from the late 15th to the late 16th century, and achieved the …

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