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Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel; 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband and consort of Queen Victoria.
Bandy is a team winter sport played on ice, in which skaters use sticks to direct a ball into the opposing team's goal.
Beech (Fagus) is a genus of deciduous trees in the family Fagaceae, native to temperate Europe, Asia, and North America.
Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately north of London.
Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs.), is an East Anglian county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the north-east, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west.
Cold shock response is the physiological response of organisms to sudden cold, especially cold water.
Compulsory figures or school figures were formerly an aspect of the sport of figure skating, from which the sport derives its name.
Continental or mainland Europe is the continuous continent of Europe excluding its surrounding islands.
Drowning is defined as respiratory impairment from being in or under a liquid.
The Edinburgh Skating Club is recognized as the first organized figure skating club.
The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.
EYE Film Institute Netherlands is a Dutch archive and museum in Amsterdam that preserves and presents both Dutch and foreign films screened in the Netherlands.
Fen skating is a traditional form of ice skating in the Fenland of England.
Figure skating is a sport in which individuals, duos, or groups perform on figure skates on ice.
A figure skating club is a local organization of figure skaters, often centered on a single ice rink.
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.
Gilbert Fuchs (b. 1871 in Graz, Austria - d. 1952 in Germany) was a German figure skater and world champion in figure skating.
The Glaciarium was the world's first mechanically frozen ice rink.
A head injury is any injury that results in trauma to the skull or brain.
A helmet is a form of protective gear worn to protect the head from injuries.
Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.
The Holy Roman Empire (Sacrum Romanum Imperium; Heiliges Römisches Reich) was a multi-ethnic but mostly German complex of territories in central Europe that developed during the Early Middle Ages and continued until its dissolution in 1806.
The House of Stuart, originally Stewart, was a European royal house that originated in Scotland.
Huntingdonshire (abbreviated Hunts) is a non-metropolitan district of Cambridgeshire, as well as a historic county of England.
Hypothermia is reduced body temperature that happens when a body dissipates more heat than it absorbs.
Ice is water frozen into a solid state.
Ice cross downhill (or downhill ice cross), is a winter extreme sporting event which involves direct competitive downhill skating on a walled track featuring sharp turns and high vertical drops.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
An ice rink (or ice skating rink) is a frozen body of water and/or hardened chemicals where people can ice skate or play winter sports.
Ice skates are boots with blades attached to the bottom, used to propel the bearer across a sheet of ice while ice skating.
The International Skating Union (ISU) is the international governing body for competitive ice skating disciplines, including figure skating, synchronized skating, speed skating, and short track speed skating.
Jackson Haines (1840–1875) was an American ballet dancer and figure skater who is regarded as the father of modern figure skating.
James II and VII (14 October 1633O.S. – 16 September 1701An assertion found in many sources that James II died 6 September 1701 (17 September 1701 New Style) may result from a miscalculation done by an author of anonymous "An Exact Account of the Sickness and Death of the Late King James II, as also of the Proceedings at St. Germains thereupon, 1701, in a letter from an English gentleman in France to his friend in London" (Somers Tracts, ed. 1809–1815, XI, pp. 339–342). The account reads: "And on Friday the 17th instant, about three in the afternoon, the king died, the day he always fasted in memory of our blessed Saviour's passion, the day he ever desired to die on, and the ninth hour, according to the Jewish account, when our Saviour was crucified." As 17 September 1701 New Style falls on a Saturday and the author insists that James died on Friday, "the day he ever desired to die on", an inevitable conclusion is that the author miscalculated the date, which later made it to various reference works. See "English Historical Documents 1660–1714", ed. by Andrew Browning (London and New York: Routledge, 2001), 136–138.) was King of England and Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII, from 6 February 1685 until he was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1688.
Kite ice skating, sometimes referred to as para-skating or para ice skating, is an ice-based sport using a large controllable kite to propel ice skaters across frozen rivers, frozen lakes and other frozen surfaces.
Lake Neusiedl (Neusiedler See) or Fertő (Fertő tó; Nežidersko jezero, Niuzaljsko jezero; Nežidersko jezero; Neziderské jazero) is the largest endorheic lake in Central Europe, straddling the Austrian–Hungarian border.
Lard is pig fat in both its rendered and unrendered forms.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Louis XVI (23 August 1754 – 21 January 1793), born Louis-Auguste, was the last King of France before the fall of the monarchy during the French Revolution.
Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour (29 December 1721 – 15 April 1764), commonly known as Madame de Pompadour, was a member of the French court and was the official chief mistress of Louis XV from 1745 to 1751, and remained influential as court favourite until her death.
Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.
Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte (born Charles-Louis Napoléon Bonaparte; 20 April 1808 – 9 January 1873) was the President of France from 1848 to 1852 and as Napoleon III the Emperor of the French from 1852 to 1870.
The National Ice Skating Association is the governing body of ice skating within the United Kingdom.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
Sleeping Venus'' (c. 1510), Dresden, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister. In art history, "Old Master" (or "old master"), Christies.com.
Pair skating is a figure skating discipline.
Paralysis is a loss of muscle function for one or more muscles.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Peterhouse is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.
Physics Today is the membership magazine of the American Institute of Physics that was established in 1948.
Potto Brown (1797–1871) was a miller and nonconformist philanthropist in Huntingdonshire, England.
The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
Ringette is a team sport with two variations, an indoor and an outdoor version.
Rink bandy and rinkball are variants of bandy played on significantly smaller ice rinks.
Rudolf II (18 July 1552 – 20 January 1612) was Holy Roman Emperor (1576–1612), King of Hungary and Croatia (as Rudolf I, 1572–1608), King of Bohemia (1575–1608/1611) and Archduke of Austria (1576–1608).
Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
Scheveningen is one of the eight districts of The Hague, Netherlands, as well as a subdistrict (wijk) of that city.
Short track speed skating is a form of competitive ice speed skating.
The sit spin is one of the three basic figure skating spin positions.
The Song dynasty (960–1279) was an era of Chinese history that began in 960 and continued until 1279.
Speed skating is a competitive form of ice skating in which the competitors race each other in travelling a certain distance on skates.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
Tottenham Court Road (occasionally abbreviated as TCR) is a major road in the Fitzrovia district of Central London, running from St Giles Circus to Euston Road.
Tour skating is recreational long distance ice skating on natural ice.
Trinity College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
Whittlesey (historically known as Whittlesea or Witesie) is an ancient Fenland market town about east of Peterborough, in the Fenland district of Cambridgeshire in England.
is a sports anime television series about figure skating.