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Raymond

(Encyclopedia) Raymond, town (1991 pop. 3,130), S Alta., Canada, SE of Lethbridge, in a sugar beet area. Sugar is refined and honey is produced there. A provincial agricultural college…

Raymond

(Encyclopedia) Raymond, c.1140–1187, count of Tripoli (1152–87), great-great-grandson of Raymond IV of Toulouse. He played a leading part in the last years of the Latin Kingdom of…

Raymond VI

(Encyclopedia) Raymond VI, 1156–1222, count of Toulouse (c.1194–1222). His tolerant attitude toward the Albigenses resulted in his repeated excommunication, although he…

Raymond VII

(Encyclopedia) Raymond VII, 1197–1249, count of Toulouse; son of Count Raymond VI. He fought with his father in the Albigensian Crusade (see under Albigenses ), assisting Raymond…

Raymond IV

(Encyclopedia) Raymond IV, c.1038–1105, count of Toulouse (1093–1105), leader in the First Crusade (see Crusades ). He was also count of Saint Gilles and marquis of Provence. The…

Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler was a writer of detective stories and a founder (with Dashiell Hammett and James M. Cain) of the hard-boiled school of mystery fiction. His detective hero Philip Marlowe, a tough and…

Raymond Kurzweil

Raymond KurzweilBorn: Feb. 12, 1948 Reading machine—When entrepreneur Kurzweil introduced the Kurzweil Reading Machine in 1976, it was hailed as the most important advance in reading for the…

Raymond Carver

Raymond Carver was a short-story writer credited with revitalizing the form in the United States during the 1970s and '80s. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Carver spent most of his…

Raymond Burr

Raymond Burr(William Stacey Burr)actorBorn: 5/21/1917Birthplace: New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada A heavy-set character actor, he gained fame playing mainly bad guys, as the murderer…

Raymond Berengar IV

(Encyclopedia) Raymond Berengar IV bĕr´əngär [key], d. 1162, count of Barcelona (1131–62). He married Petronilla, daughter and heir of King Ramiro II of Aragón, after whose abdication…