(The). So called by Magellan, because he enjoyed calm
weather and a placid sea when he sailed across it. All the more
striking after the stormy and tempestuous passage of the adjoining
Amadeus VIII., Count of Savoy. (1383, 1391-1439; died 1451.)
Frederick III., Emperor of Germany. (1415, 1440-1493.)
Olaus III. of Norway. (*, 1030-1093.)
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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