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Kingsley, Charles(Encyclopedia)Kingsley, Charles, 1819–75, English author and clergyman. Ordained in 1842, he became vicar of Eversley in Hampshire in 1844. From 1848 to 1852 he published tracts advocating Christian socialism. Th...
Amis, Sir Kingsley(Encyclopedia)Amis, Sir Kingsley ´ms [key], 1922–95, English novelist. He attended St. John's College, Oxford (B.A., 1949) and for some 20 years taught at Oxford, Swansea, and Cambridge and in the United Sta...
Porter, Arthur Kingsley(Encyclopedia)Porter, Arthur Kingsley, 1883–1933, American art historian. Interested primarily in medieval and ancient art, Porter revolutionized the understanding of the chronology and diffusion of Romanesque sc...
Sambourne, Edward Linley(Encyclopedia)Sambourne, Edward Linley, 1844–1910, English caricaturist and illustrator. He was associated with Punch from 1867, when he began contributing, until the end of his life, and he followed Sir John Ten...
Howard, Elizabeth Jane(Encyclopedia)Howard, Elizabeth Jane: see under Amis, Kingsley.
apology(Encyclopedia)apology [Gr.,=defense], literary work that defends, justifies, or clarifies an author's ideas or point of view. Unlike the ordinary use of the word, the literary use neither implies that wrong has bee...
Charles I(Encyclopedia)Charles I, emperor of the West and Frankish king: see Charlemagne.
Charles V(Encyclopedia)Charles V, 1500–1558, Holy Roman emperor (1519–58) and, as Charles I, king of Spain (1516–56); son of Philip I and Joanna of Castile, grandson of Ferdinand II of Aragón, Isabella of Castile, Ho...
Charles I(Encyclopedia)Charles I, 1887–1922, last emperor of Austria and, as Charles IV, king of Hungary (1916–18); son of Archduke Otto and grandnephew and successor of Emperor Francis Joseph. He married Zita of Bourbo...
Charles I(Encyclopedia)Charles I, 1600–1649, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1625–49), second son of James I and Anne of Denmark. Early Life He became heir to the throne on the death of his older brother Henry i...
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