By Richard Moore

Sky’s the Limit[/i] follows the gestation and start of a new highway racing crew, that's the 1st British group to compete within the journey de France considering that 1987. staff Sky, because it is understood, because it is to be sponsored through the satellite tv for pc broadcaster Sky, set out at the street to travel de France glory in January 2010. With unique behind-the-scenes entry and interviews, Sky’s the Limit will persist with the administration and riders as they embark on their journey—witnessing their first education camp and crew presentation in December 2009, their debut on the travel Down less than in January 2010, and their debut on the travel de France in July 2010—and as they then got down to write their "epic story."

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Lampert, Annales , p. . Meyer von Knonau () :–; Lange () –. ) In appointing Berthold of Zähringen, Rudolf of Rheinfelden and Otto of Northeim to the three south German duchies, Agnes chose powerful and ambitious princes whose military and administrative talents would be useful to her regime and whose family connections with the imperial dynasty might be expected to guarantee their loyalty. In the event, however, one at least of these princes joined the conspiracy against the empress which ended her regency in .

1 The minority, – Henry IV was born on  November , perhaps in Goslar, the favourite palace of his father, Emperor Henry III. 1 Anxiety about the succession to the throne is already apparent in a report from . Archbishop Herman II of Cologne, the emperor’s trusted adviser, celebrating mass on  September, perhaps in the emperor’s presence, called on the faithful to ‘pray that divine mercy may give the emperor a son so that the peace of the kingdom may continue’. 2 Henry III’s first wife, Gunhild (daughter of Cnut the Great, king of Denmark and England), had borne him one daughter, Beatrice.

The wedding took place at Christmastide , when the bride had only just reached marriageable age. 48 Historians have differed widely in their theories of Rudolf ’s origins, seeing him variously as a ‘new man’ of obscure origin, as a kinsman of Empress Agnes, as of royal descent. , p. . See Meyer von Knonau () :–; Mohr () :,  n. ; E. Goez () . , p. ; Sigebert of Gembloux, Chronica , p. ; Frutolf of Michelsberg, Chronica , p. ; Annales Leodienses, Continuatio , p.

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