Great

(The).

ABBAS I., Shah of Persia. (1557, 1585-1628.)

ALBERTUS MAGNUS, the schoolman. (1193-1280.)

ALFONSO III., King of Asturias and Leon. (848, 866-912.)

ALFRED, of England. (849, 871-901.)

ALEXANDER, of Macedon. (B.C. 356, 340-323.)

ST. BASIL, Bishop of Cæsare'a. (329-379.)

CANUTE, of England and Denmark. (995, 1014-1036.)

CASIMIR III., of Poland. (1309, 1333-1370.)

CHARLES I., Emperor of Germany, called Charlemagne. (142, 764-814). CHARLES III. (or II.), Duke of Lorraine. (1543-1608).

CHARLES EMMANUEL I., Duke of Savoy. (1562-1630.)

CONSTANTINE I., Emperor of Rome. (272, 306-337.)

COUPERIN, (Francis), the French musical composer. (1668-1733.)

DOUGLAS, (Archibald, the great Earl of Angus also called Bell-the-Cat [q.v.]). (Died 1514.)

FERDINAND I., of Castile and Leon. (Reigned 1034-1065.)

FREDERICK WILLIAM, Elector of Brandenburg, surnamed The Great Elector. (1620, 1640-1688.) FREDERICK II., of Prussia. (1712, 1740-1786.)

GREGORY I., Pope. (544, 590-604.)

HENRI IV., of France. (1553, 1589-1610.)

HEROD AGRIPPA I., Tetrarch of Abilene, who beheaded James (Acts xii.). (Died A.D. 44.)

HIAO-WEN-TEE, the sovereign of the Hân dynasty of China. He forbade the use of gold and silver vessels in the palace, and appropriated the money which they fetched to the aged poor. (B.C. 206, 179-157.)

JOHN II., of Portugal. (1455, 1481-1495.)

JUSTINIAN I. (483, 527-565.)

LEWIS I., of Hungary. (1326, 1342-1381.)

LOUIS II., Prince of Condé, Duc d'Enghien. (1621-1686.) LOUIS XIV., called Le Grand Monarque.

(1638,1643-1714.)

MAHOMET II., Sultan of the Turks. (1430, 1451-1481.)

MAXIMILIAN, Duke of Bavaria, victor of Prague. (1573-1651.)

COSMO DI'MEDICI, first Grand Duke of Tuscany.(1519, 1537-1574.)

GONZALES PEDRO DE MENDOZA, great Cardinal of Spain, statesman and scholar. (1503-1575.)

NICHOLAS I., Pope (was Pope from 858-867).

OTHO I., Emperor of Germany. (912, 936-973.)

PETER I., of Russia. (1672, 1689-1725.)

PIERRE III., of Aragon. (1239, 1276-1285.)

SFORZA (Giacomo), the Italian general.(1369-1424.)

SAPOR or SHAH-POUR, the ninth king of the Sassanides (q.v.). (240, 307-379).

SIGISMUND, King of Poland. (1466, 1506-1548.)

THEO'DORIC, King of the Ostrogoths. (454, 475-526.)

THEODO'SIUS I., Emperor. (346, 378-395.)

MATTEO VISCONTI, Lord of Milan, (1250, 1295-1322.)

VLADIMIR, Grand Duke of Russia. (973-1014.)

WALDEMAR I., of Denmark. (1131, 1157-1181.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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