Bolingbroke


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Bol·ing·broke

 (bŏl′ĭng-bro͝ok′, bo͝ol′-, bō′lĭng-), First Viscount.
See Henry Saint John.

Bolingbroke

(ˈbɒlɪŋˌbrʊk)
n
1. (Biography) the surname of Henry IV of England. See Henry IV
2. (Biography) Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke. 1678–1751, English politician; fled to France in 1714 and acted as secretary of state to the Old Pretender; returned to England in 1723. His writings include A Dissertation on Parties (1733–34) and Idea of a Patriot King (1738)

Bol•ing•broke

(ˈbɒl ɪŋˌbrʊk; older ˈbʊl-)

n.
Henry St. John (ˈsɪn dʒən) 1st Viscount, 1678–1751, British statesman, writer, and orator.
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Noun1.Bolingbroke - the first Lancastrian king of England from 1399 to 1413Bolingbroke - the first Lancastrian king of England from 1399 to 1413; deposed Richard II and suppressed rebellions (1367-1413)
House of Lancaster, Lancastrian line, Lancaster - the English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461; its emblem was a red rose
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The fortnight Anne spent in Bolingbroke was a very pleasant one, with a little under current of vague pain and dissatisfaction running through it whenever she thought about Gilbert.
But the sweetest incident of Anne's sojourn in Bolingbroke was the visit to her birthplace -- the little shabby yellow house in an out-of-the-way street she had so often dreamed about.
She went alone to the green corner of the "old" Bolingbroke cemetery where her father and mother were buried, and left on their grave the white flowers she carried.
My father's name was Walter Shirley, and he was a teacher in the Bolingbroke High School.
They went to live in a weeny-teeny little yellow house in Bolingbroke.
Thomas moved away from Bolingbroke to Marysville, and I lived with them until I was eight years old.
Ten years later he was allowed to come back and attempted to oppose Robert Walpole, the Whig statesman who for twenty years governed England in the name of the first two Georges; but in the upshot Bolingbroke was again obliged to retire to France.
During the four years of their control of the government he remained in London on intimate terms with them, especially with Bolingbroke and Harley, exercising a very large advisory share in the bestowal of places of all sorts and in the general conduct of affairs.
A little-known part of our nation's history took place in August 1405, however, when a force of over 5000 Frenchmen landed in Milford Haven to support Owain Glyndwr in his fight against the English usurper, Henry Bolingbroke.
A little-known part of our nation's history took place in August 1405, however, when a force of over 5,000 Frenchmen landed in Milford Haven to support Owain Glyndwr in his fight against the English usurper, Henry Bolingbroke.
He's very very cogitate making Michael on Ed Michael Bolingbroke, who worked alongside Woodward as the club's chief operating officer for seven years, feels his former colleague has 'proved his doubters wrong' when it comes to United's dealings in the transfer market after the signings of Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku et al.