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Daniel John RONAN

RONAN, Daniel John, a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., July 13, 1914; attended parochial schools; graduated from St. Ignatius High School in 1933, from Loyola University, Ch…

Brewer's: Well of St. Keyne

[Cornwall ]. The reputed virtue of this well is that whichever of a married pair first drinks its waters will be the paramount power of the house. South…

The Widow of St. Pierre

Director:Patrice LeconteWriter:Claude FaraldoLions Gate Films; R; 108 minutesRelease:3/01Cast:Juliette Binoche, Daniel Auteuil, Emir Kusturica French director Patrice Leconte believes in inevi…

St. Chad Remembered

Election Controversy Ignites Interest in British Saint by David Johnson St. Chad's parish does not object to an additional job for St. Chad. "St. Chad as the patron saint of disput…

St. Andrew's Day

In 2008, St. Andrew's Day occurs on Monday 1 December by Liz Olson The National Flag of Scotland, inspired by the cross on which Saint Andrew was crucified Related Links St. Andre…

All's Well that Ends Well

All's Well that Ends Well Bertram, Count of Rousillon, had newly come to his title and estate by the death of his father. The King of France loved the father of Bertram, and when he heard of h…

Ronan Farrow

Name at birth: Satchel Ronan O'Sullivan FarrowRonan Farrow is a TV personality and journalist who is the son of actress Mia Farrow and filmmaker Woody Allen. A graduate of Yale Law School, Farrow was…

Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse Ronan is the Irish actress who was first nominated for an Oscar at age 13 for her supporting role in the 2007 film Atonement. Born in New York to Irish parents, Saoirse Ronan grew up in Count…

Brewer's: St. Monday

A holiday observed by journeyman shoemakers and other inferior mechanics, and well-to-do merchants. In the Journal of the Folk-lore Society, vol. i. p. 245, we read that, “While Cromw…

Erastus WELLS

WELLS, Erastus, a Representative from Missouri; born in Sackets Harbor, Jefferson County, N.Y., December 2, 1823; attended the public schools; moved to St. Louis, Mo., in 1842; established the …