Bartolomé de las
[bahr-taw-law-me th e lahs] /ˌbɑr tɔ lɔˈmɛ ðɛ lɑs/ (Show IPA), Las Casas, Bartolomé de.
[bahr-taw-law-me th e] /ˌbɑr tɔ lɔˈmɛ ðɛ/ (Show IPA), 1474–1566, Spanish Dominican missionary and historian in the Americas.
- Urban vi
(Bartolomeo Prignano) c1318–89, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1378–89. Historical Examples In the year 1378, a contest arose between two popes, Urban VI. Fox’s Book of Martyrs John Foxe In the fourteenth century the number of cardinals was fixed by Urban VI. Curiosities of Christian History Croake James When, in consequence of a division among the cardinals, […]
- Gregory xvi
(Bartolommeo Alberto Cappellari) 1765–1846, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1831–46. Historical Examples Gregory XVI is said to have described it as one of the triumphs of his reign. Talleyrand Joseph McCabe
Francesco [frahn-ches-kaw] /frɑnˈtʃɛs kɔ/ (Show IPA), 1725?–1815? Italian engraver. Historical Examples Longhi speaks of him as “most unfaithful to his archetypes,” and, “whatever the originals, being always Bartolozzi.” The Best Portraits in Engraving Charles Sumner Many of the scarcer examples of Bartolozzi have been imitated. The Book-Collector William Carew Hazlitt Some lines of his on […]
Clara, 1821–1912, U.S. philanthropist who organized the American Red Cross in 1881. Derek H(arold) R(ichard) 1918–98, English chemist: Nobel Prize 1969. Sir Edmund, 1849–1920, Australian jurist and statesman: prime minister 1901–03. a male given name. Contemporary Examples The boutique in Spitalfields follows on from Barton’s handbag line. Odd Couple! James Middleton and Mischa Barton Tom […]