biographical name Robert 1566-1601 2d Earl of Essex English soldier & courtier

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  • Devereux — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Georges Devereux (1908–1985), US amerikanischer Ethno Psychoanalytiker James Devereux (1903–1988), US amerikanischer Brigadegeneral Robert Devereux, 2. Earl of Essex (1566–1601), britischer Politiker und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Devereux — m English (esp. U.S.): transferred use of a surname, which was originally a Norman baronial name derived (with fused preposition de) from Evreux in the département of Eure. It was the family name of the 16th century earls of Essex; Robert… …   First names dictionary

  • Devereux —   [dəvə rø], Georges, ungarischer Arzt, Psychoanalytiker und Ethnologe, * Lugos (heute Nyírlugos, Bezirk Szabolcs Szatmár) 13. 9. 1908, ✝ Paris 30. 5. 1985; Studium in Paris, ethnologische Forschungen bei den Hopi Indianern (USA), seit 1963… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Devereux — [dev′ə ro͞o΄, dev′əro͞oks΄] Robert see ESSEX1 2d Earl of …   English World dictionary

  • Devereux — /dev euh rooh /, n. Robert, 2nd Earl of Essex, 1566 1601, British statesman, soldier, and courtier of Queen Elizabeth I. * * * (as used in expressions) Essex Robert Devereux 2nd earl of Essex Robert Devereux 3rd earl of Essex Walter Devereux 1st… …   Universalium

  • Devereux — (as used in expressions) Essex, Robert Devereux, 2 conde de Essex, Robert Devereux, 3 conde de Essex, Walter Devereux, 1 conde de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Dévereux — Famille Dévereux Dévereux, famille noble de l Angleterre paraît tirer son nom de la ville d Évreux en Normandie. Elle a fourni plusieurs comtes d Essex, et plusieurs vicomtes d Hereford. Source Cet article comprend des extraits du Dictionnaire… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Devereux — This interesting surname is of Norman origin, introduced into England after the Conquest of 1066, and is a locational name from Evreux in Eure, Normandy. The place is so called from having apparently been the capital of the Eburovices , a Gaulish …   Surnames reference

  • Devereux — Dev•e•reux [[t]ˈdɛv əˌru[/t]] n. big Robert, 2nd Earl of Essex, 1566–1601, English statesman, soldier, and courtier of Queen Elizabeth I …   From formal English to slang

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