Mortimer


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Mor·ti·mer

 (môr′tə-mər), Roger de Eighth Baron of Wigmore and First Earl of March. 1287-1330.
Welsh rebel and lover of Edward II's wife, Isabella (1292-1358), with whom he raised an army to invade England from France (1326). They deposed Edward (1327) and ruled until 1330, when Edward III seized power and Mortimer was executed.

Mortimer

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1. (Biography) Sir John (Clifford). 1923–2009, British barrister, playwright, and novelist, best known for the television series featuring the barrister Horace Rumpole. His novels include Paradise Postponed (1985) and The Sound of Trumpets (1998)
2. (Biography) Roger de, 8th Baron of Wigmore and 1st Earl of March. 1287–1330, lover of Isabella, the wife of Edward II of England: they invaded England in 1326 and compelled the king to abdicate in favour of his son, Edward III; executed
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Reflects a certain 'Mortimer', another of Veneering's oldest friends; who never was in the house before, and appears not to want to come again, who sits disconsolate on Mrs Veneering's left, and who was inveigled by Lady Tippins (a friend of his boyhood) to come to these people's and talk, and who won't talk.
Mortimer there, is my reference, and knows all about it.'
Mortimer raises his drooping eyelids, and slightly opens his mouth.
'Now, Mortimer,' says Lady Tippins, rapping the sticks of her closed green fan upon the knuckles of her left hand--which is particularly rich in knuckles, 'I insist upon your telling all that is to be told about the man from Jamaica.'
Mortimer," the other said, with a bow of acknowledgment.
Mortimer, glancing at Billy, noted not entire approval.
Mortimer interrupted, her eyes dancing and vivacious behind the glasses.
Mortimer. "You have no idea what they netted me this year.
"To James Mortimer, M.R.C.S., from his friends of the C.C.H.," was engraved upon it, with the date "1884..
Mortimer is a successful, elderly medical man, well-esteemed since those who know him give him this mark of their appreciation."
Mortimer withdrew from the service of the hospital in order to start a practice for himself.
"Mortimer, James, M.R.C.S., 1882, Grimpen, Dartmoor, Devon.