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Jones, James Earl(Encyclopedia)Jones, James Earl, 1931–, American actor, b. Tate co., Miss. Jones made his stage debut at the Univ. of Michigan and appeared thereafter for seven years with the New York Shakespeare Festival in Mac...
Jones, James(Encyclopedia)Jones, James, 1921–77, American novelist, b. Robinson, Ill. Written in the tradition of naturalism, his novels often celebrate the endurance of man. From Here to Eternity (1951), his best-known work...
Jones, Inigo(Encyclopedia)Jones, Inigo n´g [key], 1573–1652, one of England's first great architects. Son of a London clothmaker, he was enabled to travel in Europe before 1603 to study paintings, perhaps at the exp...
Jones, Antony Armstrong(Encyclopedia)Jones, Antony Armstrong: see Snowdon, Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of.
Russell, James Earl(Encyclopedia)Russell, James Earl, 1864–1945, American educator, b. Hamden, N.Y., grad. Cornell, 1887, Ph.D. Leipzig, 1894. From 1895 to 1897 he was professor of philosophy and pedagogy at the Univ. of Colorado. ...
James I(Encyclopedia)James I, 1394–1437, king of Scotland (1406–37), son and successor of Robert III. King Robert feared for the safety of James because the king's brother, Robert Stuart, 1st duke of Albany, who was v...
James I(Encyclopedia)James I, 1566–1625, king of England (1603–25) and, as James VI, of Scotland (1567–1625). James's reign witnessed the beginnings of English colonization in North America (Jamestown was founded in...
Fitzgerald, James(Encyclopedia)Fitzgerald, James: see Kildare, James Fitzgerald, 20th earl of.
Stanley, James(Encyclopedia)Stanley, James: see Derby, James Stanley, 7th earl of.
James II(Encyclopedia)James II, 1430–60, king of Scotland (1437–60), son and successor of James I. During his minority successive earls of Douglas vied for power with factions led by Sir William Crichton and Sir Alexan...
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