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Theobald

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(11th century)

An unknown author whose name is attached to a widely read 11th-century reworking of parts of the Physiologus bestiary in Latin verse.

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Theobald

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 351 words.

Variants: Theobalds, Theobold, Tidboald, Tidball, Tudball, Tebble, Tibble

Current frequencies: GB 3077, Ireland

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Theobald

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — British History.

(d. 1161).

Archbishop of Canterbury. Theobald's long tenure of the archbishopric was in an exceptionally turbulent period. He became abbot of Bec in Normandy in 1137 and was...

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Theobald, Paul

Victor Margolin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 591 words.

Theobald, Paul (1900–06 October 1955), publisher and bookseller, was born in Russia to German parents (names unknown). Theobald’s large family—he was the youngest of nine...

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Theobald's Road

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of London Place-Names

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 50 words.

(in Holborn)

Camden. Recorded as Theobalds Row in 1732, so named because it was part of the country route

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Mathew, Theobald

Rachael Drenovsky.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 962 words.

Father Theobald Mathew, the “Apostle of Temperance,” was born near Thomastown in County Tipperary, Ireland, to Anne Cappawhyte and James

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Lewis Theobald

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

(1688–1744)

Poet, critic, and Shakespearian scholar. His Shakespeare Restored (1726) exposed Pope's faults as an editor of Shakespeare; Pope retaliated with a devastating portrait...

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Theobald Walter

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(d. 1205),

founder of the Butler family in Ireland, who derived their name from Theobald's honorific office of butler in the household of John, lord of Ireland, later king of ...

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Smith, Theobald

Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Microbiology; Pathology. 1547 words.

Smith, Theobald (31 July 1859–10 December 1934), microbiologist and comparative pathologist, was born in Albany, New York, the son of German immigrants Phillip Schmitt, a tailor, and...

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THEOBALD - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 51 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Painter. Landscapes.

Primarily a landscape artist, Theobald juxtaposes broad touches of colour. He exhibited in Paris, New York, Brussels,...

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Mathew, Theobald

Rachael Drenovsky.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 962 words.

Father Theobald Mathew, the “Apostle of Temperance,” was born near Thomastown in County Tipperary, Ireland, to Anne Cappawhyte and James Mathew. Theobald Mathew was ordained a Franciscan...

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