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Bernard de
[duh] /də/ (Show IPA), c1670–1733, English physician and satirist, born in Holland.
Sir John, died 1372, English compiler of a book of travels.
Contemporary Examples

The mascots of the London Olympics, named Wenlock and Mandeville.
The Ultimate 2012 Quiz Michael Tomasky December 26, 2012

Historical Examples

And to take advantage of the sickness of Mandeville’s daughter, at that; I can hardly believe it of him.
Eveline Mandeville Alvin Addison

In Mandeville, and in Kaye, it is presented only in its barest and starkest form.
A Letter to Dion Bernard Mandeville

They had held land in Cambridge for over 100 years of the gift of the earl of Mandeville.
Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker

It is the same with the fabulous travels of Jean de Mandeville.
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne

The English translation of the Travels of Mandeville enjoyed still greater popularity.
A Literary History of the English People Jean Jules Jusserand

It will be some relief to see Mr. Mandeville alone; but even then how shall I meet him?
Falkland, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Mandeville affirms that he was descended of an ancient and noble family, and was born at St Albans.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. I Robert Kerr

I wish Mandeville would travel more, or that he had stayed at home.
Backlog Studies Charles Dudley Warner

He has set up a factory, thirty miles from Mandeville, in the valley of the Black River.
The English in the West Indies James Anthony Froude

Bernard de. ?1670–1733, English author, born in Holland, noted for his satire The Fable of the Bees (1723)
Sir John. 14th century, English author of The Travels of Sir John Mandeville. The book claims to be an account of the author’s journeys in the East but is largely a compilation from other works


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