Joan

Mythical Englishwoman, reputed to have become pope in 855, as John VIII, and to have died giving birth to a child during a papal procession. The myth was exposed in 1647 by Blondel in his...
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Joan

(from the article `Philip V`) Philip was the second son of Philip IV, who made him count of Poitiers in 1311. When his elder brother, King Louis X, died in 1316, leaving an infant ...
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Joan

(from the article `Spain`) ...Pacheco, marqués de Villena, initially gained ascendancy over the king, others vied for royal favour. The nobles, alleging Henry`s impotence, ... ...archbishop of Toledo (who later reversed himself), and opposed to King Henry IV, supported the succession claims of the princess Isabella, the ... [2...
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Joan

queen of Castile (from 1504) and of Aragon (from 1516), though power was exercised for her by her husband, Philip I, her father, Ferdinand II, and ... [5 related articles]
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Joan

Joan is a Catalan boy name. The meaning of the name is `God is Gracious` Where is it used? The name Joan is mainly used In Catalan.How do they say it elsewhere? Evan ( In Welsh and In English) John ( In English and In the bible) Jack ( In English) For the opposite sex use: In Russian, Czech, Serbian and In Croatian: Ivan (M) In Greek: Ioannes ...
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Joan

[Rocco] Joan (Rocco) Haines (born September 26, 1945) is a Canadian female bowler. Joan has been named the world`s best female bowler in 1965. She was born in Vancouver on September 26, 1945. Joan received the dubious distinction while participating in a bowlerama, bowl-a-thon at the Commodore Lanes bowling alley in downtown Vancouver in Br...
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Joan

A joan was a a close-fitting cap worn by women in the latter half of the 18th century.
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Joan

Joan was the female pope. According to a story long believed, but since the 19th century acknowledged to be a fiction, she was said to have been a native of Mainz, who, falling in love with an Englishman at Fulda, travelled with him in man's attire, studied at Athens, and visited Rome. Under the name of Johannes Anglicus, she rose by her talents fr...
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Joan

[given name] Joan is mainly a female name in the English language, but can be a male name in Catalan, Spanish, Dutch and in French. It is related to the names John, Jane, Jean, Jeanne, Johan, Joanna, Juan, João, Ivan, Jovan, Ioan, Jan, Jann, Yanne, Jouan, Sean, Ioan, Siobhán, and Siwan. The English female name is an English form of the Ol...
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