Vortigern

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Vortigern

(vôr`tĭgərn), 5th cent., tribal king of Britons in Wales and S England. Tradition transmitted by Bede says that Vortigern invited the Germanic leaders Hengist and HorsaHengist and Horsa
, names of two brothers who, according to tradition, led the Jutish invasion of Britain and founded the kingdom of Kent. Hengist would more properly be written Hengest.
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 to Kent to help withstand the Picts and Scots. Later he quarreled and fought with Hengist and Horsa.
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Again, the basic factual framework of the events is retained: William-Henry Ireland, (7) a young, much overlooked and underestimated boy, desperately longs to win the love and respect of his intransigent father, Samuel Ireland, a "pompous, social climbing writer, engraver, and collector of antiquities" (Stewart 2010: 1) A passionate admirer of William Shakespeare who lusts after the great author's memorabilia, he forges several documents associated with or supposedly written by the bard, such as a signed deed, a love letter, poems and an entirely new play, Vortigen, which was even staged by Sheridan at Drury Lane.
Sheridan who staged Vortigen even though he considered it an immature work by the young Shakespeare, or Kemble, the famous actor and manager, whose deliberately unprofessional acting heavily undermined the performance (9), some are left out, like James Boswell, Dr.
9) Kemble intended to put on the first performance of Vortigen on April Fools' Day, but the first night was eventually moved on to 2 April.
O'Rourke explains that there were many other facets of Nant Gwrtheyrn - named after King Vortigen, the mad tyrant who fled from Kent to this secluded valley in the mid-400s - for people to enjoy.
The objectives of this study were to compare the mechanical and physical properties of the sheets made using the Vortigen technology (a non-conventional technique that creates very high number vortices in a fluid flow mixture of water, fibers, and chemical additives) with those produced from a conventional method of papermaking and to provide insight into the impact of formation hydrodynamics on sheet properties.
Creep values corresponding to the Vortigen sheets were between the extreme values of the standard samples.
Vortigen technology focuses on improvement of formation in paper products, specifically in high basis-weight (mass per unit area) papers used for paperboard making.
Fully restrained dried samples were obtained from Vortigen and Standard sheets produced on a pilot machine operating at a speed of 573 m/min.
Shown in Figure 1 are the results of formation measurement performed using a beta particle absorption technique (distribution of w in equation 1) for a sheet of paperboard made by the Vortigen technology and a standard sheet with approximately the same value of average basis weight.
Note that the Vortigen sheet has a narrower band that the standard sheet.
The creep values of Vortigen sheets measured along the CD and MD directions were between the two extreme values corresponding to the standard samples.