Howard


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How·ard

(hou′ərd), Catherine 1520?-1542.
Queen of England as the fifth wife of Henry VIII (1540-1542). She was accused of adultery and subsequently executed.

Howard

, Henry First Earl of Surrey. 1517?-1547.
English poet and soldier remembered for his sonnets and his translations of two books of Virgil's Aeneid. In 1547 he was falsely charged with treason and executed.

Howard

, John Winston Born 1939.
Australian politician who served as the prime minister (1996-2007).

Howard

(ˈhaʊəd)
n
1. (Biography) Catherine. ?1521–42, fifth wife of Henry VIII of England; beheaded
2. (Biography) Charles, Lord Howard of Effingham and 1st Earl of Nottingham. 1536–1624, Lord High Admiral of England (1585–1618). He commanded the fleet that defeated the Spanish Armada (1588)
3. (Biography) Sir Ebenezer. 1850–1928, English town planner, who introduced garden cities
4. (Biography) Henry Howard See Surrey2
5. (Biography) John. 1726–90, English prison reformer
6. (Biography) John Winston. born 1939, Australian politician; prime minister of Australia (1996–2007)
7. (Biography) Leslie. real name Leslie Howard Stainer. 1890–1943, British actor of Hungarian descent. His many films included The Scarlet Pimpernel (1938), Pygmalion (1938), and Gone With the Wind (1939)
8. (Biography) Trevor. 1916-88, British actor. His many films include Brief Encounter (1946), The Third Man (1949), Ryan's Daughter (1970), and White Mischief (1987)

How•ard

(ˈhaʊ ərd)

n.
1. Catherine, Catherine Howard.
2. Henry, Surrey, Henry Howard, Earl of.
3. John Winston, born 1939, prime minister of Australia since 1996.
4. Sidney (Coe) (kō), 1891–1939, U.S. playwright and short-story writer.
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Noun1.Howard - English actor of stage and screen (1893-1943)
2.Howard - Queen of England as the fifth wife of Henry VIII who was accused of adultery and executed (1520-1542)Howard - Queen of England as the fifth wife of Henry VIII who was accused of adultery and executed (1520-1542)
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Judge Driscoll was in bed and asleep by ten o'clock on Friday night, and he was up and gone a-fishing before daylight in the morning with his friend Pembroke Howard.
If Judge Driscoll was the recognized first citizen of Dawson's Landing, Pembroke Howard was easily its recognized second citizen.
Although Driscoll was a freethinker and Howard a strong and determined Presbyterian, their warm intimacy suffered no impairment in consequence.
Howard sprang for him as he sank forward in a swoon, and took him in his arms, and bedded him on his back in the boat.
Miss Howard shook hands with a hearty, almost painful, grip.
Well," said Miss Howard, drawing off her gardening gloves, "I'm inclined to agree with you.
Miss Howard, in particular, took no pains to conceal her feelings.
Howard was a Methodist to begin with," said Miss Cornelia, as if she thought he had not far to go from that to heresy.
I can trust his word and I can trust his work; he is gentle and clever with the horses, and I would rather have them in charge with him than with half the young fellows I know of in laced hats and liveries; and whoever wants a character of James Howard," said John, with a decided jerk of his head, "let them come to John Manly.
For his errand at Torwood Park was a political one; it was the place of appointment named by no less a person than the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Howard Horne, then introducing his so-called Socialist budget, and prepared to expound it in an interview with so promising a penman.
But he was himself too early for his appointment with Sir Howard, and was not disinclined to see the end of his new friend's experiment, whatever it might be.
When he turned about with a rather wild stare, March had yet another unexpected emotion, for his guide hailed the man as Hoggs and introduced him as Sir Howard Horne.