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Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop was an American poet who won the Pulitzer Prize for 1955's North & South. A Cold Spring and the National Book Award for her 1969 collection, The Complete Poems. Bishop's childhood wa…

Brewer's: Bishop

(Evêque ), the same word, episcopus; whence episc, evesc, evesque, evéque; also 'piscop, bishop. Bishop, Cardinal, Pope (as beverages): Bishop is made by pouring red wine (such …

Elizabeth I

The daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I became one of the most effective monarchs in British history. She succeeded Mary I in 1558 and reigned for the next 44 years. Dedicated to …

Brewer's: Elizabeth

had pet names for all her favourite courtiers; q.e.: The mother of Sir John Norris she called “My own Crow.” Burghley was her “Spirit.” Mountjoy she termed her &#82…

Elizabeth

Director:Shekhar KapurWriter:Michael HirstGramercy; R; 124 minutesRelease:11/98Cast:Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes, Richard Attenborough, John Gielgud, Vi…

Bridget Bishop

Bridget Bishop was the first of 19 people convicted and hanged in the witch trials that convulsed Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692. A controversial tavern owner with an edgy personal style, Bishop alread…

Joey Bishop

Name at birth: Joseph Abraham GottliebFor a time in the early 1960s Joey Bishop was one of the hottest standup comedians in America. Bishop started as a vaudeville-style entertainer in Philadelphia, a…

Tim Bishop Biography

Tim BishopAge: 20 outfielder for the Columbia Mets, the New York Mets' South Atlantic League affiliate; in 1996 Bishop was an All-Star in the Appalachian League while batting .325 for Class A…

Brewer's: Bishop of Hippo

St. Augustine. (354-430) is often so referred to. He held the See for many years. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Bishop's ApronBishop in Partibus A B C D …

Brewer's: Bishop in Partibus

(See In Partibus .) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Bishop of HippoBishop A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Related…