Glendower

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Glendower Welsh chieftain who led a revolt against Henry IV's rule in Wales (1359-1416)
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Quotations

  • William Shakespeare
    William%20Shakespeare
    “Glendower:I can call spirits from the vasty deep. Hotspur:Why, so can I, or so can any man;But will they come when you do call for them?”

Usage

In literature:

Owen Glendower, Prince of Wales.
"Notes and Queries, Number 218, December 31, 1853" by Various
Owen Glendower held it five years against the English.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
Mrs. Glendower Evans of Boston presided over the hearing for the Congressional Union and introduced as the first speaker Mrs.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
Hotspur's retort to Glendower showed a sound sense of the true value to be attached to mere priority.
"Logic, Inductive and Deductive" by William Minto
In 1404 Owen Glendower burnt the town, except the quarters of the Friars Minors.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
The old spirit of independence flickered once again when Owen Glendower marched to Brecon in 1403.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
On the west of Beddgelert is Moel Hebog (Bare-hill of the falcon), a hiding-place of Owen Glendower.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4" by Various
The leader was a gentleman named Owen Glendower, who had the blood of the ancient kings of Gwynedd in his veins.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 5" by Various
It was there that Owen Glendower held his Parliament in 1404 and signed his treaty with Charles VI of France.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
Miss Glendower, I believe, was the person who was last to see it.
"The Sea Lady" by Herbert George Wells
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In news:

2475 Glendower Place, Los Feliz, Calif.
Dave Koz, Glendower Estates, Los Angeles.
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