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Slave

(1 syl.). This is an example of the strange changes which come over some words. The Slavi were a tribe which once dwelt on the banks of the Dnieper, and were so called from slav (noble, ill…

Royal Titles

(1) Of England- Henry IV. was styled His Grace; Henry VI., His Excellent Grace; Edward IV., High and Mighty Prince; Henry VII., His Grace and His Majesty; Henry VIII., His Highness, then Hi…

Twelfth Night; or, What You Will

Twelfth Night; or, What You Will Sebastian and his sister Viola, a young gentleman and lady of Messaline, were twins, and (which was accounted a great wonder) from their birth they so much res…

Christina Rossetti: A Royal Princess

A Royal PrincessI, a princess, king-descended, decked with jewels, gilded, drest, Would rather be a peasant with her baby at her breast, For all I shine so like the sun, and am purple like the…

Christina Rossetti: A Royal Princess

A Royal PrincessI, a princess, king-descended, decked with jewels, gilded, drest, Would rather be a peasant with her baby at her breast, For all I shine so like the sun, and am purple like the…

Slaves in the Family

Author:Edward BallPublisher:Ballantine Edward Ball has done what few white Americans have dared: he's searched the dusty annals of his family history to uncover specifics of the slave-holding …

Slaves in his Family

by Ben Snowden In Slaves in the Family, journalist Edward Ball explores the shared history of his South Carolina plantation family, and the people they enslaved. His work w…

Royal Biographies

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh by David Johnson Related Links Royal Family TreeQueen Mum Turns 100!The Queen MotherQueen Elizabeth IICrossword: RoyalsQuiz: Modern RoyalsQuiz: Ro…

The Royal Family

The Queen Mum Turns 100! Britain honors the country's most beloved royal by David Johnson The Queen Mother arrives at London's Guildhall for a celebratory lunch in her honor on J…

Royal Biographies

The Queen Mother by David Johnson Related Links Royal Family TreeQueen Mum Turns 100!Queen Elizabeth IIPrince PhilipCrossword: RoyalsQuiz: Modern RoyalsQuiz: Royals Through the Ag…