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Constance

(Encyclopedia) Constance: see Konstanz , Germany.

Constance

(Encyclopedia) Constance, 1154–98, Holy Roman empress, wife of Holy Roman Emperor Henry VI ; daughter of King Roger II of Sicily. She was named heiress of Sicily by her nephew…

Constance, Lake

(Encyclopedia) Constance, Lake, Ger. Bodensee, lake, 208 sq mi (539 sq km), bordering on Switzerland, Germany, and Austria. It is 42 mi (68 km) long and has a maximum depth of…

Constance, Council of

(Encyclopedia) Constance, Council of, 1414–18, council of the Roman Catholic Church, some of its sessions being reckoned as the 16th ecumenical council. It was summoned to end the Great…

Constance Cummings 2005 Deaths

Constance CummingsAge: 95 American actress who won a Tony Award for her role as aviator Emily Stilson in the Broadway production of Wings. She lived most of her life in England. Her other…

Constance Baker Motley Biography

Constance Baker Motleylawyer and juristBorn: 9/14/1921Birthplace: New Haven, Conn. As a prominent civil rights attorney, Motley won nine of the ten cases she argued before the U.S. Supreme…

John Donne: Woman's Constancy

Woman's ConstancyNow thou hast loved me one whole day, To-morrow when thou leavest, what wilt thou say? Wilt thou then antedate some new-made vow? Or say that now We are not just…