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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
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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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Henry VI's subsequent coronation at the cathedral of Notre-Dame was mishandled by the Lancastrians, with Monstrelet remarking that it was much more English than French.
The Avro Lancastrian, based on the wartime Lancaster bomber, is the only one still in existence.
It was a day of crosswords, catching up on the knitting and frequent cups of tea and slices of unhealthy cake - and the travelling Lancastrian cricketing cognoscenti knew they were in the right place as, bang on 3pm, they descended on the Ladies Pavilion, New Road's proud and highly-esteemed home of such delicacies.
In other words -- and Strohm comes close to saying this -- the Lancastrians all but invented the revolt, their aim being to objectify the opposition in the cause of presenting the king as guarantor of stability.
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).
Whether we are natural-born citizens of Lancaster, or if we, like our founding parents, have come from other places - we are all Lancastrians. Will we continue the legacy that they began?
Towton was a disastrous defeat for Henry VI and the Lancastrians.
We want to keep a sense of Lancastrian identity alive.
I am aware of course that it was not always so, and when King Henry VII and his Lancastrian cohorts took over the throne of England and Wales, that it was understandable in the circumstances of the time that Yorkshiremen should have been chased out of Wales.
With 20 members of the squad drawn from full-time National One outfits Plymouth and Exeter, Devon go into the game as firm favourites but it would be wrong to write the Lancastrians off.
It was the scene of dreadful carnage when on May 4, 1471, Margaret of Anjou, the wife of the deposed Lancastrian Henry VI, tried to wrest the crown back from the upstart Yorkist Edward IV and free her husband from custody.
The match looked to be going the home side's way until Jan Van Deventer intercepted and went in at the corner to put the Lancastrians within a score.