Aubrey


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Au·brey

 (ô′brē), John 1626-1697.
English antiquarian and writer whose Brief Lives, published posthumously, contains character sketches of notable thinkers and writers of 17th-century England.

Aubrey

(ˈɔːbrɪ)
n
(Biography) John. 1626–97, English antiquary and author, noted for his vivid biographies of his contemporaries, Brief Lives (edited 1898)
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He had been doing this for five days with great contentment when Aubrey Barstowe arrived.
There's William, and, I believe, Aunt Eleanor and Uncle Aubrey.
Ms Aubrey claimed the force has spent more than PS100,000 in legal expenses trying to reclaim their costs from her.
Ms Aubrey was sacked after a meeting on June 6, 2013, in which she allegedly urged her staff to resign to cause problems for the-then deputy Chief Constable Steve Ashman, who later became the force's top officer.
James Aubrey lived in a basement flat below Paul Day at an address in Bow Street, Springwood.
Aubrey, however, didn't know who exactly murdered her as the killer's face was covered with a skull mask.
Using a narrative structure that alternates between before and after "the event" allows readers some insight into Dara as she was while she and Aubrey were best friends and prompts exploration of the changing nature of the friendship during sophomore year.
WHISKEY Sour provided owner Luke McMahon and his amateur-rider son Aubrey with a dream win in the [euro]100,000 Connacht Handicap.
Sir Aubrey Fiennes Trotman-Dickenson was one of the longestserving university heads in British history.
Northumbria Police Chief Constable Steve Ashman is alleged to have bullied Denise Aubrey, the force's former head of legal services, leaving her feeling "scared" of him.
Aubrey is an only child aged about 8, living in the countryside with his mother and father.
Synopsis: John Aubrey (1626-1697) was the Bystander of his age, a hanger-on and hanger-out at great houses, a country gentleman of lively intellectual curiosity and unsteady character who left not a book to history but a random, sprawling collection of notes, anecdotes, scribbles and morsels of gossip that have been looted and quoted by scholars ever since.