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Mary Austin Holley

Mary Austin Holleyauthor, early settlerBorn: 10/30/1784Birthplace: New Haven, Conn. Mary Austin studied languages and music in New Haven before marrying Rev. Horace Holley in 1805. They had a …

Austin Friars

Friars of the Order of St. Augustine. (See Begging.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Austrian LipAuster A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …

Mary I

England's Queen Mary I was the fourth monarch of the Tudor dynasty, whose five-year reign was marked by a brief return to Catholicism in the midst of the English Reformation. She was the only child of…

Mary

Mary is the mother of Jesus of Nazareth in Christian and Islamic scriptures. Catholicism and some other Christian traditions honor her as a special saint, the "blessed virgin," who hears and acts upon…

Marys

The four Marys. Mary Beaton (or Bethune), Mary Livingston (or Leuson), Mary Fleming (or Flemyng), and Mary Seaton (or Seyton); called the “Queen's Marys,” that is, the ladies of…

Mary

As the Virgin, she is represented in Christian art with flowing hair, emblematical of her virginity. As Mater Dolorosa, she is represented as somewhat elderly, clad in mourning, head draped…

Tracy Austin

Teenager Tracy Ann Austin briefly held the top spot in women's tennis during the era of Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova. Austin was still in pigtails and braces when, at the age of 14, she became…

Austin Powers

The creation of comedian Mike Myers, Austin Powers is the goofy hero of the 1997 film Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. The Austin Powers character is a silly satire of superspy James Bond…

Austin BLAIR

BLAIR, Austin, a Representative from Michigan; born in Caroline, Tompkins County, N.Y., February 8, 1818; attended the common schools, Cazenovia Seminary, and Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y.; w…

Tracy Austin

Tracy AustinBorn: Dec. 12, 1962Tennis youngest player to win U.S. Open (age 16 in 1979); won 2nd U.S. Open in '81; named AP Female Athlete of Year twice before she was 20; recurring neck and b…