[win-thruh p] /ˈwɪn θrəp/
John, 1588–1649, English colonist in America: 1st governor of the Massachusetts Bay colony 1629–33, 1637–40, 1642–44, 1646–49.
his son, John, 1606–76, English colonist in America: colonial governor of Connecticut 1657, 1659–76.
John or Fitz-John
[fits-jon] /ˈfɪtsˈdʒɒn/ (Show IPA), 1638–1707, American soldier and statesman: colonial governor of Connecticut 1698–1707 (son of the younger John Winthrop).
John, 1714–79, American astronomer, mathematician, and physicist.
Robert Charles, 1809–94, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1847–49.
a town in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
a male given name.
- John wycliffe
[wik-lif] /ˈwɪk lɪf/ noun 1. John, c1320–84, English theologian, religious reformer, and Biblical translator. /ˈwɪklɪf/ noun 1. John. ?1330–84, English religious reformer. A precursor of the Reformation, whose writings were condemned as heretical, he attacked the doctrines and abuses of the Church. He instigated the first complete translation of the Bible into English. His followers […]
- John X
noun 1. died a.d. 929? Italian ecclesiastic: pope 914–928.
- John XI
noun 1. died a.d. 936, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 931–936.
- John XII
noun 1. (Octavian) died a.d. 964, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 955–964.