Oldcastle
biographical name Sir John 1377?-1417 Baron Cobham English Lollard leader

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Oldcastle — is the name of several places in Britain and Ireland: Oldcastle, Cheshire, England Oldcastle, County Meath, Ireland Oldcastle, Monmouthshire, in Wales Oldcastle, Ontario, a town in Canada Other Sir John Oldcastle, a supporter of the Lollards in… …   Wikipedia

  • Oldcastle — Oldcastle, Panorama (2007) Oldcastle, Innenst …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Oldcastle — (spr. Ohldcäss l), Sir John O., später Lord Cobham, nahm zu Anfang des 15. Jahrh. in England die Wiclefiten u. Lollarden in Schutz u. begünstigte deren Fortschritte, versuchte aber vergebens den Prinzen von Wales für die neue Lehre zu gewinnen;… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Oldcastle —    OLDCASTLE, a hamlet, in the parish of Slains and Forvie, district of Ellon, county of Aberdeen, 7 miles (E.) from Ellon; containing 51 inhabitants. This is a small fishing hamlet, situated on the eastern coast: the fishing is carried on with… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Oldcastle — [ōld′kas΄əl] Sir John Lord Cobham 1378? 1417; Eng. Lollard leader: executed as a heretic …   English World dictionary

  • Oldcastle — /ohld kas euhl, kah seuhl/, n. Sir John (Lord Cobham), 1377 1417, English martyr: leader of a Lollard conspiracy; executed for treason and heresy; model for Shakespeare s Falstaff. * * * …   Universalium

  • Oldcastle — /ˈoʊldkasəl/ (say ohldkahsuhl) noun Sir John (Baron Cobham), 1377?–1417, English martyr; leader of a Lollard conspiracy …   Australian English dictionary

  • Oldcastle — /ohld kas euhl, kah seuhl/, n. Sir John (Lord Cobham), 1377 1417, English martyr: leader of a Lollard conspiracy; executed for treason and heresy; model for Shakespeare s Falstaff …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oldcastle, County Meath — Oldcastle An Seanchaisléan   Town   …   Wikipedia

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