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Tyler, Anne(Encyclopedia)Tyler, Anne, 1941–, American novelist, b. Minneapolis. Her witty and perceptive fiction, which is often set in the American South and frequently in and around Baltimore, portrays vivid contemporary ...
Tyler(Encyclopedia)Tyler, city (1990 pop. 75,450), seat of Smith co., E Tex.; inc. 1850. In the heart of the rich East Texas oil field, Tyler has refineries and other oil-based industries. The administrative headquarter...
Tyler, John(Encyclopedia)Tyler, John, 1790–1862, 10th President of the United States, b. Charles City co., Va. Early Career Educated at the College of William and Mary, he studied law under his father, John Tyler (1747–18...
Tyler, Royall(Encyclopedia)Tyler, Royall, 1757–1826, American jurist, author, and playwright, b. Boston, grad. Harvard, 1776. He served in the colonial army during the American Revolution and later in the suppression of Shays...
Tyler, Wat(Encyclopedia)Tyler, Wat, d. 1381, English rebel. His given name appears in full as Walter; his surname signifies the trade of a roof tiler. He came into prominence as the leader of the rebellion of 1381, known as ...
Dennett, Tyler(Encyclopedia)Dennett, Tyler dn´t [key], 1883–1949, American historian and educator, b. Spencer, Wis. Dennett was lecturer in American history at Johns Hopkins (1923–24) and at Columbia (1927–28), chief ...
Anne(Encyclopedia)Anne, 1665–1714, queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1702–7), later queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1707–14), daughter of James II and Anne Hyde; successor to William III. Early Life Re...
Anne(Encyclopedia)Anne (Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise), 1950–, British princess, only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, duke of Edinburgh. She was educated at Benenden School. In 1973 she married a Brit...
Tyler, Moses Coit(Encyclopedia)Tyler, Moses Coit, 1835–1900, American writer on intellectual history, b. Griswold, Conn. He moved to Michigan as a boy. Graduated from Yale (1857) and from Andover Theological Seminary, he entered ...
Moore, Mary Tyler(Encyclopedia)Moore, Mary Tyler, 1936–2017, American actress, b. Brooklyn, N.Y. Although she began her career as a dancer, Moore's success blossomed with her roles on television, first in small parts on various s...
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