Benedict



a newly married man, especially one who has been long a bachelor.
Ruth (Fulton) 1887–1948, U.S. writer and anthropologist.
Saint, a.d. 480?–543? Italian monk: founded Benedictine order.
Stanley Rossiter
[ros-i-ter] /ˈrɒs ɪ tər/ (Show IPA), 1884–1936, U.S. biochemist.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “blessed.”.
died a.d. 579, pope 575–79.
Saint, died a.d. 685, pope 684–85.
died a.d. 858, pope 855–58.
died a.d. 903, pope 900–03.
died a.d. 966, pope 964.
died a.d. 974, pope 973–74.
died a.d. 983, pope 974–83.
died 1024, pope 1012–24.
died 1056? pope 1032–44; 1045; 1047–48.
(Niccolò Boccasini) 1240–1304, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1303–04.
(Jacques Fournier) died 1342, French ecclesiastic: pope 1334–42.
(Pietro Francesco Orsini) 1649–1730, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1724–30.
(Prospero Lambertini) 1675–1758, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1740–58; scholar and patron of the arts.
(Giacomo della Chiesa) 1854–1922, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1914–22.
Contemporary Examples

Will the Pope’s Former Butler, Paolo Gabriele, Pay in a Vatileaks Trial? Barbie Latza Nadeau July 23, 2012
Holocaust? What Holocaust? Christopher Buckley January 29, 2009
The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler Marlow Stern November 13, 2014
Benedict Could Be a Backseat Pope Barbie Latza Nadeau February 11, 2013
Leave the Pope Alone Tunku Varadarajan April 3, 2010

Historical Examples

The Every Day Book of History and Chronology Joel Munsell
Cleveland Past and Present Maurice Joblin
Sevenoaks J. G. Holland
In Convent Walls Emily Sarah Holt
The Prussian Terror Alexandre Dumas

noun
Saint. ?480–?547 ad, Italian monk: founded the Benedictine order at Monte Cassino in Italy in about 540 ad. His Regula Monachorum became the basis of the rule of all Western Christian monastic orders. Feast day: July 11 or March 14
noun
original name Giacomo della Chiesa. 1854–1922, pope (1914–22); noted for his repeated attempts to end World War I and for his organization of war relief
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