Guy of Burgundy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Guy of Burgundy pope who in 1122 forced the Holy Roman Emperor Henry V to sign a concordat that recognized the right of the church to choose its own leadership (died in 1124)
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Usage

In literature:

He was even generous to the chief concocter of the plot, Guy of Burgundy.
"A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI." by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
As soon as he had concluded, one of the nobles, whose name and title was Guy, count of Burgundy, rose and addressed the duke in reply.
"William the Conqueror" by Jacob Abbott
But his companion, young Guy of Burgundy, fingered his light cross-bow nervously.
"Historic Boys" by Elbridge Streeter Brooks
Guy of Burgundy is the rightful heir!
"The Siege of Norwich Castle" by Matilda Maria Blake
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