(“Don John”) 1547?–78, Spanish naval commander and general: victor at the battle of Lepanto.
called Don John. 1547–78, Spanish general: defeated the Turks at Lepanto (1571)
- John of Damascus
noun 1. Saint, a.d. c675–749, priest, theologian, and scholar of the Eastern Church, born in Damascus. noun 1. Saint. ?675–749 ad, Syrian theologian, who defended the veneration of icons and images against the iconoclasts. Feast day: Dec 4
- John of Gaunt
noun 1. (Duke of Lancaster) 1340–99, English soldier and statesman: fourth son of Edward III; founder of the royal house of Lancaster (father of Henry IV of England). [gawnt, gahnt] /gɔnt, gɑnt/ noun 1. John of, . /ɡɔːnt/ noun 1. Duke of Lancaster. 1340–99, son of Edward III: virtual ruler of England during the last […]
- John of Lancaster
noun 1. Duke of Bedford, 1389–1435, .
- John of Leyden
noun 1. (Jan Beuckelszoon or Bockhold) 1509–36, Dutch Anabaptist. [lahyd-n] /ˈlaɪd n/ noun 1. . 2. John of, . 3. . 4. a Dutch cheese similar to Edam, often flavored with caraway seeds, cumin, cinnamon, or cloves. /ˈlaɪdən/ noun 1. original name Jan Bockelson. ?1509–36, Dutch Anabaptist leader. He established a theocracy in Münster (1534) […]