Lancastrian


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Lancastrian

1. a native or resident of Lancashire or Lancaster
2. an adherent of the house of Lancaster in the Wars of the Roses

Lancastrian

[laŋ′kas·trē·ən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time forming part of the lower Upper Carboniferous, above Viséan and below Lanarkian.
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The Creation of Lancastrian Kingship is, then, a book for historians of poetry and historians of politics.
BEING a Lancastrian, Mrs Kelly will not know all the charity work Liz Dawn does for St James' Hospital in Leeds and other Yorkshire charities.
The year older Lancastrian Jet also caught the judges' eye on his last appearance, keeping up a relentless gallop to land the Antony Mildmay-Peter Cazalet at Sandown.
It was crucial for the official Lancastrian narrative that the English throne be portrayed as empty before Henry of Lancaster came forward to claim it (thus not as an usurper).
The Lancastrian dynasty got off to a difficult start.
The articles are: `A Language Policy for Lancastrian England' (1992); `Chancery English and the Emergence of Standard Written English' (1977) `Animadversions on the Text of Chaucer' (1988); `European Chancelleries and the Rise of Standard Languages' (1986); `Chaucer's French: A Metalinguistic Inquiry' (1992); `Piers Plowman and Chancery Tradition' (1988); `Caxton and Chancery English' (1984); and `The History of Received Pronunciation' (1994).
Reputedly a native of Carmarthenshire, Lewys was, during the Wars of the Roses, a zealous Lancastrian and partisan of Jasper Tudor, the uncle of Henry VII of England.
I compered a show at Dunston's Lancastrian Suite when Bellew wowed his Tyneside audience, openly admitting that at this late stage of his career it's about the big fights and the big purses.
1471: The Yorkists defeated the Lancastrians at the Battle of Tewkesbury in the War of the Roses, killing Lancastrian heir to the throne Edward, Prince of Wales - the exiled Henry Tudor, a distant relative of the main branch, would pronounce himself the Lancastrian heir.
The 'Camera Principis' was also at the heart of the Lancastrian dynasty's stronghold.
Whether you are a native-born descendant of Lancaster or an adopted citizen like me, if you live in this town, you are a Lancastrian.