Maurice

[Shelley] Maurice, or the Fisher`s Cot is a children`s story by the Romantic writer Mary Shelley. Written in 1820 for Laurette Tighe, a daughter of friends of Percy and Mary Shelley, Mary Shelley tried to have it published by her father, William Godwin, but he refused. The text was lost until 1997, when a manuscript copy was rediscovered in...
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Maurice

(c. 539-602) Byzantine Emperor from 582. His reign was marked by a series of wars, against the Persians (ended in 591), in Spain, and in the Balkans (from 582). The expense of this continual warfare, combined...
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Maurice

(from the article `Forster, E M`) ...great-aunt, Marianne Thornton (1956); a documentary account of his Indian experiences, The Hill of Devi (1953); and Alexandria: A History and a ...
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Maurice

outstanding general and emperor (582–602) who helped transform the shattered late Roman Empire into a new and well-organized medieval Byzantine ... [8 related articles]
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Maurice

hereditary stadtholder (1585–1625) of the United Provinces of the Netherlands, or Dutch Republic, successor to his father, William I the Silent. His ... [10 related articles]
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Maurice

duke (1541–53) and later elector (1547–53) of Saxony, whose clever manipulation of alliances and disputes gained the Albertine branch of the Wettin ... [7 related articles]
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Maurice

Maurice is a French boy name. The meaning of the name is `Dark Skinned` Where is it used? The name Maurice is mainly used In English and In French.How do they say it elsewhere? Maureen ( In Irish and In English) See also In Welsh: Meurig In Welsh: Meuric In Italian: Maurizio In Irish: Muiris In Hungarian: Moricz In Hungarian: Móric In German: M...
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Maurice

Maurice (môr'is) , c.539–602, Byzantine emperor (582–602). He was a successful general when, on his deathbed, Tiberius II, his father-in-law and the successor of Justin II, proclaimed him emperor. He failed to halt the Lombards in Italy but ended (591) the war with Persia, rest...
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Maurice

Maurice, 1521–53, duke (1541–47) and elector (1547–53) of Saxony. A member of the Albertine branch of the ruling house of Saxony, he became duke of Albertine Saxony during the Protestant Reformation. Although a Protestant, he was more swayed by political than by religious motives. ...
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Maurice

[bishop of London] Maurice (died 1107) was the third Lord Chancellor and Lord Keeper of England, as well as Bishop of London. ==Life== Maurice was Archdeacon of Le Mans before being named Chancellor in about 1078. He held the office until sometime between 1085 or 1086. He was nominated to the see of London on 25 December 1085 and consecrate...
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Maurice

[emperor] Maurice (Flavius Mauricius Tiberius Augustus; Φλάβιος Μαυρίκιος Τιβέριος Αὔγουστος) (539 – 27 November 602) was Byzantine Emperor from 582 to 602. A prominent general in his youth, Maurice fought with success against the Sassanid Persians. Once he became Emperor, he brought the war with Persia t...
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Maurice

[given name] Maurice is a traditionally masculine given name. It originates as a French name derived from the Latin Mauritius or Mauricius and was subsequently used in other languages. Its popularity is due to Mauritius, a saint of the Theban Legion (d. 287). Mauritius is otherwise attested as a given name of the Roman Empire period, in ori...
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