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Temples

(Pagan) in many respects resembled Roman Catholic churches. There was first the vestibule, in which were the piscina with lustral water to sprinkle those who entered the edifice; then the n…

Temple

(London) was once the seat of the Knights Templars. (See above.) Temple The place under inspection, from the Latin verb tueor, to behold, to look at. It was the space marked out by the R…

Shirley Temple

Child star Shirley Temple won a special Oscar in 1934, when she was just five years old, thanks to her amazing box office successes. A California native, Shirley Temple began acting in one-reel movies…

Temple Bar

called “the City Golgotha,” because the heads of traitors, etc., were exposed there. (Removed 1878.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Temple of So…

Temple of Solomon

Timbs, in his Notabilia, p. 192, tells us that the treasure provided by David for this building exceeded 900 millions sterling (!). The building was only about 150 feet long and 105 wide. T…

William TEMPLE

TEMPLE, William, a Representative from Delaware; born in Queen Anne County, Md., February 28, 1814; completed preparatory studies; moved to Smyrna, Del., and engaged in mercantile pursuits; mem…

Charlotte Brontë

Charlotte is the author of Jane Eyre and a member of the remarkable Brontë family. The sisters Charlotte, Emily and Anne first published their poetry under pseudonyms: Poems by Currer, Ellis and Acto…

Charlotte Casiraghi

Charlotte Casiraghi is the daughter of Princess Caroline and the granddaughter of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier Grimaldi of Monaco. Her father was Caroline's second husband, the Italian industrial…

Charlotte's Web

Spotlight on the popular children's book by Holly Hartman Related Links Charlotte's Web Book Quiz Charlotte's Web Quotes Quiz Charlotte's Web Hangman …

Charlotte Church

Welsh soprano Charlotte Church got her start as a classical singer whose pop-audience appeal made her a millionaire by the time she was 14 years old. Church was signed to a record deal at age 12, afte…