Beaufort



a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

The match took place on the final day of the Gloucestershire Festival of Polo, at the Beaufort Polo Club.
Kate’s $500 Wellington Boots Tom Sykes June 17, 2012

Historical Examples

The old sarcophagi and heavy tablets of the historic Beaufort families stood side by side with plain wooden crosses.
Strangers and Wayfarers Sarah Orne Jewett

Also that drafting has begun in Beaufort by Hunter’s orders.
Letters from Port Royal Various

If what Connie attributed to Beaufort Chance were true, it was by no means fair play.
The Intrusions of Peggy Anthony Hope

Last night several of us passed in Beaufort at the hospitals.
Letters from Port Royal Various

“Really, you take such a very odd view of the matter,” said Mr. Beaufort, exceedingly shocked.
Night and Morning, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

A meeting was called in Beaufort to elect delegates to the Baltimore convention.
Letters from Port Royal Various

The chapel at the north side of the burial ground occupies the site of the old stables of Beaufort House.
Chelsea George Bryan

John M. Forbes, who had hired a house at Beaufort for a few months.
Letters from Port Royal Various

Mr. Punch drinks to his Grace of Beaufort in a cup of Badminton.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 98, May 17, 1890. Various

noun
Henry. ?1374–1447, English cardinal, half-brother of Henry IV; chancellor (1403–04, 1413–17, 1424–26)
Lady Margaret, Countess of Richmond and Derby. ?1443–1509, mother of Henry VII. She helped to found two Cambridge colleges and was a patron of Caxton

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