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Bishop, Elizabeth

(Encyclopedia) Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911–79, American poet, b. Worcester, Mass., grad. Vassar, 1934. During the 1950s and 60s she lived in Brazil, eventually returning to her native New…

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…

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(Encyclopedia) bishop: see orders, holy .

Elizabeth

(Encyclopedia) Elizabeth, 1764–94, sister of King Louis XVI of France, known as Madame Elizabeth. Deeply loyal to her brother, she remained in France during the French Revolution,…

Elizabeth

(Encyclopedia) Elizabeth: see Russell, Mary Annette .

Elizabeth

(Encyclopedia) Elizabeth, city (1990 pop. 110,002), seat of Union co., NE N.J., on Newark Bay; inc. 1855. It is a shipping and transportation hub, with some of the world's largest…

Elizabeth

(Encyclopedia) Elizabeth, 1900–2002, queen consort of George VI of Great Britain, mother of Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret , b. London. She was Lady Elizabeth…

Elizabeth I

(Encyclopedia) Elizabeth I, 1533–1603, queen of England (1558–1603). Early Life The daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn , she was declared…

Elizabeth

(Encyclopedia) Elizabeth, 1709–62, czarina of Russia (1741–62), daughter of Peter I and Catherine I . She gained the throne by overthrowing the young czar, Ivan VI ,…

Elizabeth

(Encyclopedia) Elizabeth, 1596–1662, queen of Bohemia, daughter of James I of England. Her beauty attracted most of the royal suitors of Europe (she was nicknamed the Queen of…