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Brewer's: Orlando

The youngest son of Sir Rowland de Boys. At a wrestling match the banished duke's daughter, Rosalind, who took a lively interest in Orlando, gave him a chain, saying, “Gentleman, wear…

June 2016: Orlando: Deadly Mass Shooting

World News | Disasters & Science News Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of June 2016. 1. Shooting on UCLA Campus 2. Paul Ryan Endorses Trump 3. Stanford S…

Orlando Bloom

The actor Orlando Bloom was classically trained at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Shortly after his graduation in 1999 he was cast as the elf Legolas in the feature film trilogy The Lor…

Brewer's: Orlando Furioso

An epic poem in forty-six cantos, by Ariosto (digested by Hoole into twenty-four books, but retained by Rose in the original form). The subject is the siege of Paris by Agramant the Moor, w…

Brewer's: Orlando Innamorato

(Roland the paladin in love). A romantic epic in three books, by the Count Boiardo of Scandiano, in Italy (1495). There is a burlesque in verse of the same title by Berni of Tuscany (1538),…

Orlando BURRELL

BURRELL, Orlando, a Representative from Illinois; born in Newton, Bradford County, Pa., July 26, 1826; moved with his parents to White County, Ill., in 1834; attended the common schools; engage…

Orlando HUBBS

HUBBS, Orlando, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Commack, Suffolk County, N.Y., February 18, 1840; attended the district schools and the local academy at Commack; went to Northport…

Orlando KELLOGG

KELLOGG, Orlando, a Representative from New York; born in Elizabethtown, Essex County, N.Y., June 18, 1809; pursued an academic course; engaged in the carpenter’s trade in early youth; studie…

Orlando Magic

Orlando “Tubby” Smith, the first black head coach ever of Kentucky basketball, did what no other Kentucky head coach could. Not Adolph Rupp, not Smith's predecessor Rick Pitino, o…