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Lancelot

(lăn`sələt, –lŏt) or

Ladislaus

(lăd`ĭslôs, –ləs), c.1376–1414, king of Naples (1386–1414), son and successor of Charles III. Almost his entire reign was consumed by his struggle with the AngevinAngevin
[Fr.,=of Anjou], name of two medieval dynasties originating in France. The first ruled over parts of France and over Jerusalem and England; the second ruled over parts of France and over Naples, Hungary, and Poland, with a claim to Jerusalem.
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 rival king of Naples, Louis IILouis II,
1377–1417, king of Naples (1384–1417), duke of Anjou, count of Provence, son and successor of Louis I of Naples. In 1389 the antipope Clement VII (Robert of Geneva) invested him with the kingdom, Lancelot, rival claimant of Naples, having been expelled in
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, and with Louis's ally, the antipope John XXIII (see Cossa, BaldassareCossa, Baldassare
, c.1370–1419, Neapolitan churchman, antipope (1410–15; see Schism, Great) with the name John XXIII. He had a military career before entering the service of the church.
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). Fortunes shifted repeatedly, but at his death Lancelot was able to transfer his kingdom to his sister, Joanna II. Lancelot occupied Rome several times and in 1413 ordered it sacked.

Lancelot

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Lancelot, asteroid 2,041 (the 2,041st asteroid to be discovered, on September 24, 1960), is approximately 19 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 5.6 years. Lancelot was named after the knight of the Round Table. According to J. Lee Lehman, this asteroid “represents glory thrust on the individual, not due to any personal qualities or actions, but simply from being in the right place at the right time.” Schwartz gives Lancelot’s associations as “heroic actions resulting from good fortune rather than effort.”

Sources:

Kowal, Charles T. Asteroids: Their Nature and Utilization. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Ellis Horwood Limited, 1988.
Lehman, J. Lee. The Ultimate Asteroid Book. West Chester, PA: Whitford Press, 1988.
Schwartz, Jacob. Asteroid Name Encyclopedia. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1995.

Lancelot

enters into an adulterous relationship with Guinevere. [Br. Lit.: Malory Le Mort d’Arthur]
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This is the description that actually matters to her immediate audience: the "day in Spring" on which Guenevere and Launcelot (perhaps) consummated their forbidden love.
seyde at onys unto sir Launcelot, "Sir, now muste you deffende you lyke a knyght, othir ellis ye be shamed for ever, for now ye be called uppon treson, hit ys tyme for you to styrre
The best Launcelot Gobbo I have seen was a tall student actor (Simon Hughes by name) who appeared first as a pair of feet thrust from the bottom of the large compost bin in which he was hiding.
Finally, the hypothesis of this essay is corroborated by the similarities between the roles acted by Kemp, that of Launce in The Two Gentlemen of Verona and that of Launcelot il Gobbo in The Merchant of Venice, works that are both set in the Venetian dominion, and the role of Ruzante staged by Angelo Beolco.
Since the stage door was clearly intended to represent a fictional door, let us suppose that one of these entering characters, probably Launcelot, opens the door, so that his entrance could instantly localize it as the street door of Shylock's house.
As "the fool" in this play, Launcelot Gobbo is the truth teller, and the truths he tells are amusing, but full of savage irony.
Emergency crews were called to the house in Launcelot Road at 4am but the victim was pronounced dead just over an hour later.
Otros de los libros mas conocidos son: "The noble tale of Sir Launcelot du Lake", "The tale of Sankgreal briefly drawn out of rench which is a tale chronicled for one of the truest and one of the holiest that is in this world" o "The Book of Sir Launcelot and Queen Guinevere".
Archibald Clayton Cornell and Frank Fernie McGowen, and Privates Launcelot Maurice Attwood, William John Bartlett, Jacob Baxter, Earl Ernest Betts, George Falconer Blaik, James Marion Brown, Harry Cheesman, Walter Edward Colledge, Cyril Arthur Gooding, John Harvie, Arthur Johnson Hawkins, Spurgeon Banks Mackenzie McKay, Paul Theodore Paulson, George Brown Piper, Charles Barnabus Searle, George Henry Simmonds, and Thomas Williams.
2) See, for example, Tobias Smollett, The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves (1762), ed.
a1470) Sir Launcelot departed, and by adventure he com into the same foreste.
Murder cannot be hid long," Launcelot says in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice.