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Of humble birth.
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(ˌləʊˈbɔːn) or


of ignoble or common parentage; not royal or noble
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of humble birth.
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Adj.1.lowborn - of humble birth or origins; "a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor"
low-class, lower-class - occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society
noble - of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth"
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[ˈləʊˈbɔːn] ADJde humilde cuna
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"I am a lowborn, miserable villain," declared the Chief Steward, humbly.
A dozen bands of cut-throats he had driven from the Derby hills, and though the barons would much rather have had all the rest than he, the peasants worshipped him as a deliverer from the lowborn murderers who had been wont to despoil the weak and lowly and on whose account the women of the huts and cottages had never been safe.
That's a holiday read essential, especially when you have kids - don't take too involved as you'll be forever book down to chase after the Author Lowborn by Kerry Hudson I love planning my summer reading.
Monday Book Of The Week: Lowborn BBC Radio 4, 9.45am What does it really mean to be poor in Britain today?
NON-FICTION LOWBORN BY KERRY HUDSON After surviving a childhood blighted by poverty, Kerry Hudson became a successful writer.
LOWBORN by Kerry Hudson, Chatto & Windus, PS12.99, ebook PS9.99 HHHH H AFTER surviving a chaotic childhood blighted by poverty, Kerry Hudson became a successful writer, receiving critical acclaim for her first novel Tony Hogan Bought Me An Ice-Cream Float Before He Stole My Ma.
Hudson never forgot her 'Lowborn' roots, although she tried to shut away many of her memories behind a firmly closed door.
Kerry Hudson's new book Lowborn initially appeared daunting, but Laura Waddell found herself engrossed and read it in a day.
WRITER Kerry Hudson's autobiographical book Lowborn begins with a "happy ending".
It will be presented by author Kerry Hudson, who spent some of her childhood living in both Coatbridge and Airdrie and whose latest book, Lowborn, looks at what it means to be living on a low income.
After looking at 330 characters from the show (186 who suffered death), the authors determined that being male, lowborn, and loyal had the highest correlation with mortality Poor men who never switched their allegiance from one side to the other had the lowest chance of survival.
The researchers at Macquarie University in Australia also found that the risk of death was also greater for characters that were "lowborn" (not a Lord or Lady), compared to those that were "highborn".