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Radcliffe, Ann (Ward)

(Encyclopedia) Radcliffe, Ann (Ward), 1764–1823, English novelist, b. London. The daughter of a successful tradesman, she married William Radcliffe, a law student who later became…

Radcliffe

(Encyclopedia) Radcliffe, town (1991 pop. 27,664), Bury metropolitan district, N England, in the Greater Manchester metropolitan area. Industries include cotton and rayon mills and…

Sexton, Anne

(Encyclopedia) Sexton, Anne (Harvey), 1928–74, American poet, b. Newton, Mass. Educated at Garland Junior College and at Radcliffe, she worked briefly as a fashion model in Boston. Her…

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…

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…

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe is the actor who starred as boy wizard Harry Potter in the 2001 film Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and its many sequels. The series of films, based on the popular novels…

Brewer's: Radcliffe Library

(Oxford). Founded by Dr. John Radcliffe, of Wakefield, Yorkshire. (1650-1714.) “When King William [III] consulted [Radcliffe] on his swollen apkles and thin body, Radcliffe said, `I would…

Anne Boleyn

(Encyclopedia) Anne Boleyn, queen of England: see Boleyn, Anne .

Anne of Brittany

(Encyclopedia) Anne of Brittany, 1477–1514, queen of France as consort of Charles VIII from 1491 to 1498 and consort of Louis XII from 1499 until her death. The daughter…