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 (bā′ə-trĭks′, bē′-) Born 1938.
Queen of the Netherlands (1980-2013) who abdicated in favor of her son Willem-Alexander (born 1967).


(Biography) full name Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard. born 1938, queen of the Netherlands (1980–2013); abdicated in favour of her eldest son Willem-Alexander


(ˈbeɪ ə trɪks, ˈbi-)

(Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard), born 1938, queen of the Netherlands since 1980 (daughter of Juliana).
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Bianchon narrated the following: Another Study of Woman La Grande Breteche Bidault (known as Gigonnet) Gobseck The Vendetta Cesar Birotteau The Firm of Nucingen A Daughter of Eve Bixiou, Jean-Jacques The Purse A Bachelor's Establishment Modeste Mignon Scenes from a Courtesan's Life The Firm of Nucingen The Muse of the Department Cousin Betty The Member for Arcis Beatrix A Man of Business Gaudissart II.
I believe this unpleasant and preposterous affair is thought one of the fine things in the story; I do not mind owning that I thought it so myself when I was seventeen; and if I could have found a Beatrix to be in love with, and a Lady Castlewood to be in love with me, I should have asked nothing finer of fortune.
His pictures are among the best and most gorgeous products of recent romantic art--'Dante's Dream,' 'Beata Beatrix,'
IN BEATRIX POTTER'S much-loved Tale Of The Flopsy Bunnies, Mr McGregor - the ever-menacing anti-hero - announces he will make quick cash by selling a sack of his floppy-eared neighbours.
Featuring 8 pages of color illustrations and inspired by the twenty-three Beatrix Potter "tales", biographer Matthew Dennison takes a selection of quotations from Potter's stories and uses them to explore her multi-faceted life and character in "Over the Hills and Far Away: The Life of Beatrix Potter".
Celebrated painter, video-installation and performance artist Beatrix Syjuco will mount her second solo exhibition at Galerie Astra, featuring new works from Vancouver and Manila
As familiar as I am with the much-loved tales, I know precious little about the woman behind them - children's author Beatrix Potter.
Now, to mark 150 years of Beatrix Potter's beautiful illustrations, an exhibition of original artwork has been put on display at Seven Stories.
Back at Holly Tree Cottage, the visitor's book revealed that a previous sale of the house was handled by the solicitor William Heelis, the husband of author Beatrix Potter.
Just down the road in Hawkshead, is the Beatrix Potter Gallery where originals of her watercolour illustrations are on display in a building that was once her husband's office.
Main picture: Holly Tree Cottage and, right, Cerys Caffery at the World of Beatrix Potter.