Plantagenet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Plantagenet the family name of a line of English kings that reigned from 1154 to 1485
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Usage

In literature:

The royal lioness of England rose from her throne to return her answer, with a fiery Plantagenet flash in her eyes.
"Clare Avery" by Emily Sarah Holt
CAMBRIDGE, RICHARD PLANTAGENET, EARL OF ("DICKON").
"The White Rose of Langley" by Emily Sarah Holt
This afterwards famous student, who was then about twelve years old was Edward Plantagenet, Prince of Wales, later called the Black Prince.
"Ten Boys from History" by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
All England was wild with joy; but the happiest person in the land was Richard Plantagenet, a boy eleven years of age.
"Strange Stories from History for Young People" by George Cary Eggleston
But its force is as universally binding to-day as it was in Plantagenet times.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol 150, February 9, 1916" by Various
Plantagenets, Cradle of the, 173.
"The Cathedrals of Northern France" by Francis Miltoun
Stubbs, William: The Early Plantagenets.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
Alvaro began his career as a page in the service of Queen Catharine (Plantagenet).
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
He was just one day's march behind the Plantagenet.
"Poitiers" by Hilaire Belloc
Yet another daughter of fair France became the queen of a Plantagenet.
"Women of England, Volume 9 (of 10)" by Burleigh James Bartlett
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In poetry:

I doubt if King John
Was a sine qua non.
I could rather imagine it
Of any other Plantagenet.
"Clerihew - King John" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
PLANTAGENET hath dungeons deep
Beneath his castled halls;—
Plantagenet awakes from sleep
To count his dungeoned thralls.
"The Daughter Of Plantagenet - Fytte The Thyrde" by Thomas Cooper
Plantagenet hath minions fell
Who do their master's bidding well:—
Few days Romara pines in dread—
His soul is with the sainted dead!—
"The Daughter Of Plantagenet - Fytte The Thyrde" by Thomas Cooper
Plantagenet hath reached his bourne!
What terrors meet his soul forlorn
And full of stain,—I may not say:—
Reveal them shall the judgment Day!—
"The Daughter Of Plantagenet - Fytte The Thyrde" by Thomas Cooper

In news:

What I'm Drinking This Week: Plantagenet Reds.
The road also is known as North Plantagenet Drive Southeast.
The roadway runs between Woodberry Drive Southeast and North Plantagenet Drive Southeast.
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