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(Encyclopedia) Rosamond (Rosamond Clifford), d. 1176, mistress of Henry II of England. She was not openly acknowledged by the king until 1174, after he had imprisoned his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine.?


(Encyclopedia) Rosamond r?z?m?nd, fl. c.570, wife of the Lombard king Alboin. The daughter of King Kunimund of the Gepidae, a Germanic people, she was captured by Alboin, who had defeated and killed?

La Nia

(Encyclopedia) La Nia: see El Nio?Southern Oscillation.

Lehman College

(Encyclopedia) Lehman College: see New York, City University of.

Brewer's: Rosamond

(Fair). Higden, monk of Chester, says: ?She was the fayre daughter of Walter, Lord Clifford, concubine of Henry II., and poisoned by Queen Elianor, A.D. 1177. Henry made for her a house of?

Ernest Lehman

Ernest Lehman wrote some of the most successful movies of the 1950s and '60s, including The King and I, West Side Story, The Sound of Music and North by Northwest. A New Yorker, Lehman graduated from?

Nina Davuluri

Nina Davuluri was crowned Miss America for 2014, becoming the first Indian American to win that pageant title. Nina Davuluri's parents both were born in India and moved to the United States in the?

Nina Simone

Name at birth: Eunice Kathleen WaymonNina Simone was a classically trained pianist who became a famous nightclub singer thanks to an early hit, 1958's "I Loves You Porgy." A powerful and eclectic?

Lehman, Herbert Henry

(Encyclopedia) Lehman, Herbert Henry l?m?n, 1878?1963, American political leader, b. New York City. At first an executive of a textile firm, he became (1908) a partner in the family banking house of?

Johnson, John Rosamond

(Encyclopedia) Johnson, John Rosamond, 1873?1954, American composer and singer, b. Jacksonville, Fla. After a career in music halls and light opera in England and on the Continent, Johnson toured?