Definition of Earl of leicester
1. Noun. An English nobleman who led the baronial rebellion against Henry III (1208-1265).
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Literary usage of Earl of leicester
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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"1190), baronial leader, was son of Robert de Beaumont, earl of Leicester [qv], who died in 1168. He joined the rebellion against Henry II in favour of ..."
2. The History of England by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett (1825)
"... of the barons—Simon de Mount- fort earl of Leicester—Provisions for Oxford—Usurpation of the, barons—Prince Edward—Civil wars of the barons—Reference to ..."
3. The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political by David Masson (1881)
"To arrive at all this had cost Lord Scudamore and the Earl of Leicester a great ... of what passed is from a letter of the Earl of Leicester, dated June $? ..."
4. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1845)
"Sudden death of Earl of Leicester. mortification before his death. ... The Earl of Leicester, who had occasionally been superseded by Hatton, now completely ..."
5. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"The earl of Leicester, lord lieutenant of that kingdom, had received his despatch from the king before he went to Shrewsbury. But when the king thought he ..."
6. ... The Age of Elizabeth by Mandell Creighton (1905)
"The Earl of Leicester. bw to the marriage of an English queen and an English noble. The leading favorite approached Elizabeth with a mixture of a lover's ..."