Sentence Examples with the word nephew

The premature deaths of his nephew Marcellus (whom he had at first fixed upon as his successor) and of his grandsons Gaius and Lucius Caesar, the banishment of his grandson Agrippa Postumus, and even his own death, were attributed to her.

Brother of Darius I., and, according to Herodotus, the trusted adviser of his nephew Xerxes.

But even this concession did not satisfy them; they dethroned Selim and proclaimed his nephew Mustafa.

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Enguerrand IV., sire de Coucy, died in 1320 without issue and was succeeded by his nephew Enguerrand, son of Arnold, count of Guines, and Alix de Coucy, from whom is descended the second line of the house of Coucy.

Jan Kochanowski 1 (1530-1584), called the prince of Polish poets, came of a poetical family, having a brother, a cousin and a nephew who all enriched the literature of their country with some productions.

The saint's nephew and successor, Charles Auguste de Sales, brought out a more extended life, Latin and French, in 1635.

Artabanus successor of his nephew Phraates II.

Her husband's account of the boy's agitation while Pierre was speaking struck her forcibly, and various traits of his gentle, sensitive character recurred to her mind; and while thinking of her nephew she thought also of her own children.

ST HILDA, strictly Hild (614-680), was the daughter of Hereric, a nephew of Edwin, king of Northumbria.

Philibert had no children, and he was succeeded by his nephew Rene of Nassau-Chalons, son of Philibert's sister Claudia and Henry, count of Nassau, the confidential friend and counsellor of Charles V.