Sentence Examples with the word Bridget

Of these Bridget was the wife successively of Ireton and Fleetwood, Elizabeth married John Claypole, Mary was wife of Thomas Belasyse, Lord Fauconberg; and Frances was the wife of Sir Robert Rich, and secondly of Sir John Russell.

Herod: Bridget (0), Faith (0), Maid of the Oaks (0), Phenomenon (L).

BRIDGITTINES, an order of Augustinian canonesses founded by St Bridget of Sweden c. 1350, and approved by Urban V.

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At the request of the Roman people, which was supported by St Bridget of Sweden and by Petrarch, Clement VI.

In 1783 he formed a connexion with Elizabeth Bridget Cane, commonly known as Mrs Armstead or Armistead, an amiable and well-mannered woman to whom he was passionately attached.

The episcopate, however, was preserved by Peter Magnusson, who, when residing as warden of the Swedish hospital of St Bridget in Rome, had been duly elected bishop of the see of Westeraes, and consecrated, c. 1524.

Confirmed the rule of her order; but meanwhile Bridget had made herself universally beloved in Rome by her kindness and good works.

In 1344, shortly after their return, Ulf died in the Cistercian monastery of Alvastra in East Gothland, and Bridget now devoted herself wholly to religion.