Bearn



a historic region and province in SW France, in the Pyrenees.
Historical Examples

He is accompanied by his two cousins, Henry of bearn and Cond.
The Pocket Bible or Christian the Printer Eugne Sue

But in our country of bearn we all worship our mothers—with us it is a cult.
The White Plumes of Navarre Samuel Rutherford Crockett

“Harry of bearn will always wake to win a battle or a lady’s favour,” said D’Epernon.
The White Plumes of Navarre Samuel Rutherford Crockett

This was a proposal that Henry of bearn should marry the king’s sister, Margaret.
For The Admiral W.J. Marx

He is solice mannes bearn, and ne manna bearn, and nis nn oer anes mannes bearn buton Crist na.
The Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church lfric

I owe my life to one of your gentlemen; but for his bravery and skill with the sword Henry of bearn would be food for the worms.
For The Admiral W.J. Marx

Madame de bearn told the chevalier de Coigny, that she had been with me to ask my influence with the chancellor.
Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon

So called derisively, because he was born and brought up in the poor province of bearn, in the Pyrenees.
Paris and its Story Thomas Okey

He was therefore anxious to avoid a battle until joined by Montgomery, with the six thousand troops he had with him at bearn.
Saint Bartholomew’s Eve G. A. Henty

Hw mg beon rihtlice gecged mannes bearn, buton Criste anum, onne lc man is twegra manna bearn, buton him anum?
The Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church lfric

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