Saint Thomas à, 1118?–70, archbishop of Canterbury: murdered because of his opposition to Henry II’s policies toward the church.
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Saint Thomas à. 1118–70, English prelate; chancellor (1155–62) to Henry II; archbishop of Canterbury (1162–70): murdered following his opposition to Henry’s attempts to control the clergy. Feast day: Dec 29 or July 7
Samuel, 1906–1989, Irish playwright and novelist, living in France: Nobel Prize in Literature 1969. Contemporary Examples The title of his first novel is taken from DeLillo, the second from Beckett. Joshua Ferris’s New Novel Chronicles an Existential Dentist in Despair Tom LeClair May 5, 2014 This week: Kazuo Ishiguro’s new Hollywood short story, and musical […]
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beckett, samuel An Irish-born twentieth-century French author who is best known for the play Waiting for Godot. (See also theater of the absurd.)
noun David. born 1975, English footballer; played for Manchester United (1993–2003), Real Madrid (2003–07), Los Angeles Galaxy (2007–12), and England (1996–2009) for whom he won 115 caps his wife, Victoria Caroline, nee Adams, known as Posh Spice. born 1974, English pop singer, member of the Spice Girls Contemporary Examples CAA employees were reportedly instructed beforehand […]
Max [mahks] /mɑks/ (Show IPA), 1884–1950, German painter. Historical Examples Windmills, I suppose, were the first machines so used, but neither Beckmann nor Dugdale informs us when first used. Notes and Queries, Number 212, November 19, 1853 Various Beckmann has 12,475, quoting Fabricius’ ‘Bibliotheca Latina,’ ed. The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan This […]