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  2. The Profession of Arms (2001 film) - Wikipedia

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    Nevertheless, the Imperial armies manage to cross the rivers along their march and get cannons thanks to the maneuvers of its Lords. In a skirmish, Giovanni de' Medici is wounded in the leg by a falconet shot. The attempts to cure him fail and he dies. The Imperial armies assault Rome. The film is beautifully but unassumingly set, and shows the ...

  3. The Profession of Arms (1983 film) - Wikipedia

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    The Profession of Arms (French: Le métier des armes) is a 1983 Canadian documentary film directed by Michael Bryans and Tina Viljoen. Synopsis [ edit ] The film was the third in the seven-part War series, hosted by Gwynne Dyer , examining modern warfare featuring soldiers from six different nations discussing the effects of new technology ...

  4. Right to keep and bear arms in the United States - Wikipedia

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    Even outside the special phrase "bear arms," much of the noun's use echoes Latin phrases: to be under arms (sub armis), the call to arms (ad arma), to follow arms (arma sequi), to take arms (arma capere), to lay down arms (arma pœnere). "Arms" is a profession that one brother chooses the way another choose law or the church.

  5. Jean Le Fèvre de Saint-Remy - Wikipedia

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    Of noble birth, he adopted the profession of arms and with other Burgundians fought in the English ranks at the Battle of Agincourt. Following the foundation of the Order of the Golden Fleece in 1430 by Philip the Good , Duke of Burgundy , at the Order's chapter meeting in Lille (November 1431) Le Fèvre was appointed its king of arms and he ...

  6. Officer of arms - Wikipedia

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    An officer of arms is a person appointed by a sovereign or state with authority to perform one or more of the following functions: to control and initiate armorial matters; to arrange and participate in ceremonies of state; to conserve and interpret heraldic and genealogical records.

  7. George Bernard Shaw - Wikipedia

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    Signature. George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist. His influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man ...

  8. Condottiero - Wikipedia

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    The term " condottiero " in medieval Italian originally meant "contractor" since the condotta was the contract by which the condottieri put themselves in the service of a city or of a lord. The term, however, became a synonym of "military leader" during the Renaissance and Reformation era. Some authors have described the legendary Alberto da ...

  9. Center for the Army Profession and Ethic - Wikipedia

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    Located at West Point, New York, the wellspring of professional soldier values for more than 200 years, the ACPME was re-designated as the Center for the Army Profession and Ethic ( CAPE) and realigned to fall under the command and control of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) and its Combined Arms Center (CAC) in ...