Saint, a.d. c675–749, priest, theologian, and scholar of the Eastern Church, born in Damascus.
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) […]
- John of Salisbury
noun 1. c1115–80, English prelate and scholar. noun 1. died 1180, English ecclesiastic and scholar; bishop of Chartres (1176–80). He supported Thomas à Becket against Henry II