Charles, 2nd Earl, 1764–1845, British statesman: prime minister 1830–34.
Sir Edward (Viscount Fallodon) 1862–1933, British statesman.
Sir George, 1812–98, British statesman and colonial administrator: prime minister of New Zealand 1877–79.
Lady Jane (Lady Jane Dudley) 1537–54, descendant of Henry VII of England; executed under orders of Mary I to eliminate her as a rival for the throne.
[zeyn] /zeɪn/ (Show IPA), 1875–1939, U.S. novelist.
of a neutral tone, intermediate between black and white, that has no hue and reflects and transmits only a little light
greyish in colour or having parts or marks that are greyish
dismal or dark, esp from lack of light; gloomy
neutral or dull, esp in character or opinion
having grey hair
of or relating to people of middle age or above: grey power
(of textiles) natural, unbleached, undyed, and untreated
any of a group of grey tones
grey cloth or clothing: dressed in grey
an animal, esp a horse, that is grey or whitish
to become or make grey
Charles, 2nd Earl Grey. 1764–1845, British statesman. As Whig prime minister (1830–34), he carried the Reform Bill of 1832 and the bill for the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1833)
Sir Edward, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon. 1862–1933, British statesman; foreign secretary (1905–16)
Sir George. 1812–98, British statesman and colonial administrator; prime minister of New Zealand (1877–79)
Lady Jane. 1537–54, queen of England (July 9–19, 1553); great-granddaughter of Henry VII. Her father-in-law, the Duke of Northumberland, persuaded Edward VI to alter the succession in her favour, but after ten days as queen she was imprisoned and later executed
Zane. 1875–1939, US author of Westerns, including Riders of the Purple Sage (1912)
- Charles X
(Charles Gustavus) 1622–60, king of Sweden 1654–60. 1757–1836, king of France 1824–30. noun title of Charles Gustavus. 1622–60, king of Sweden, who warred with Poland and Denmark in an attempt to create a unified Baltic state 1757–1836, king of France (1824–30): his attempt to restore absolutism led to his enforced exile
- Charles III
Charles II (def 2). (“Charles the Simple”) a.d. 879–929, king of France 898–923. Charles VI (def 2). 1716–1788, king of Spain 1759–88; as Charles IV, king of Naples 1734–59. noun known as Charles the Fat. 839–888 ad, Holy Roman Emperor (881–887) and, as Charles II, king of France (884–887). He briefly reunited the empire of […]
- Charles IX
1550–74, king of France 1560–74. 1550–1611, king of Sweden 1604–11 (son of Gustavus I). noun 1550–74, king of France (1560–74), son of Catherine de’ Medici and Henry II: his reign was marked by war between Huguenots and Catholics
- Charles john canning
Charles John, 1st Earl, 1812–62, British statesman: governor general of India 1856–62. his father, George, 1770–1827, British statesman: prime minister 1827. Sir Stratford, Stratford de Redcliffe, 1st Viscount. noun the process or business of sealing food in cans or tins to preserve it noun Charles John, 1st Earl Canning. 1812–62, British statesman; governor general of […]