1st earl clarendon



[klar-uh n-duh n] /ˈklær ən dən/
noun
edward hyde, 1st earl of, 1609–74, british statesman and historian.
council of, the ec-menical council (1164) occasioned by the opposition of thomas à becket to henry ii.
(lowercase) printing. a condensed form of printing type, like roman in outline but with thicker serifs.
clarendon
/ˈklærəndən/
noun
(printing) a style of boldface roman type
word origin
c20: named after the clarendon press at oxford university
clarendon1
/ˈklærəndən/
noun
a village near salisbury in s england: site of a council held by henry ii in 1164 that produced a code of laws (the const-tutions of clarendon) defining relations between church and state
clarendon2
/ˈklærəndən/
noun
1st earl of, t-tle of edward hyde. 1609–74, english statesman and historian; chief adviser to charles ii (1660–67); author of history of the rebellion and civil wars in england (1704–07)
clarendon
n.

a thickened roman type face, 1845, evidently named for the clarendon press at oxford university, which was set up 1713 in the clarendon building, named for university chancellor edward hyde, 1st earl of clarendon.

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