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Philips, Katherine (Fowler)

(Encyclopedia) Philips, Katherine (Fowler), 1631–64, English poet. Conductor of several literary salons in London, she began the Society of Friendship under the pseudonym Matchless…

Philip

(Encyclopedia) Philip (King Philip), chief of the Wampanoags: see King Philip's War .

Philip

(Encyclopedia) Philip, half-brother of Herod Antipas, called Herod Philip: see Herod , dynasty.

Philip V

(Encyclopedia) Philip V (Philip the Tall), c.1294–1322, king of France (1317–22), son of King Philip IV . He became regent in 1316 on the death of his brother Louis X , who…

Philip

(Encyclopedia) Philip or Philip the Arabian (Marcus Julius Philippus), 204?–249, Roman emperor (244–49). He served under Gordian III against the Persians, instigated the…

Philip I

(Encyclopedia) Philip I (Philip the Handsome), 1478–1506, Spanish king of Castile (1506), archduke of Austria, titular duke of Burgundy, son of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I…

Philip I

(Encyclopedia) Philip I, 1052–1108, king of France (1060–1108), son and successor of Henry I . He enlarged, by arms and by diplomacy, his small royal domain. In order to prevent…

Philip V

(Encyclopedia) Philip V, 238–179 BC, king of Macedon (221–179), son of Demetrius II , successor of Antigonus III . He won fame in a war in Greece (220–217), in which he…

Philip V

(Encyclopedia) Philip V, 1683–1746, king of Spain (1700–1746), first Bourbon on the Spanish throne. A grandson of Louis XIV of France, he was titular duke of Anjou before…