Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-20 of 130 items for:

battenberg x clear all

battenberg

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Medicine and Health.

A two-coloured sponge cake, baked in an oblong tin, usually covered with almond paste; named in honour of the marriage of Queen Victoria's granddaughter to Prince Louis of Battenberg, 1884.

null...

See overview in Oxford Index

Battenberg

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 90 words.

Berg, burg, erg, exergue • Hamburg • Battenberg • Strasberg • Habsburg • Salzburg • Strasbourg • Pressburg

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Battenberg

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 90 words.

Berg, burg, erg, exergue • Hamburg • Battenberg • Strasberg • Habsburg • Salzburg • Strasbourg • Pressburg

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

battenberg

Edited by John Ayto.

in An A-Z of Food and Drink

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 144 words.

A battenberg is an oblong cake made up of four square-sectioned sponges diagonally coloured pink and white or yellow, and

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

battenberg

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Medicine and Health.

A two-coloured sponge cake, baked in an oblong tin, usually covered with almond paste; named in honour of the marriage of Queen Victoria's granddaughter to Prince Louis of Battenberg, 1884.

null...

See overview in Oxford Index

Battenberg

Overview page.

Name of a family of German counts who died out in the 14th century; in 1858, the name was revived for the offspring of a morganatic marriage of a prince of the German state of Hesse. In...

See overview in Oxford Index

battenberg

John Ayto.

in The Diner’s Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 141 words.

An oblong cake made up of four square-sectioned sponges diagonally coloured pink and white or yellow, and enclosed in marzipan.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Battenberg

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 70 words.

name of a family of German counts who died out in the 14th century; in 1858, the name was revived for the offspring of a morganatic marriage of a prince of the German state of Hesse. In ...

null...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Henry Maurice of Battenberg, Prince (1858–1896)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 10 words.

See Beatrice, Princess [married name Princess Henry of Battenberg]

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Battenberg cake

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 32 words.

A two-coloured sponge cake, baked in an oblong tin, usually covered with almond paste; named in honour of the marriage

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Battenberg cake

David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 32 words.

A two-coloured sponge cake, baked in an oblong tin, usually covered with almond paste; named in honour of the marriage

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Battenberg cake

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 86 words.

The name of this distinctively coloured cake, with its alternating squares of pink and yellow sponge, is first recorded in

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Battenberg cake

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2006; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 126 words.

a commercially produced cake popular in Britain. It consists of four square lengths of sponge cake, two coloured pink

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Battenberg cake

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 126 words.

a commercially produced cake popular in Britain. It consists of four square lengths of sponge cake, two coloured pink

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Beatrice, Princess [married name Princess Henry of Battenberg] (1857–1944)

A. W. Purdue.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 1103 words.

Beatrice, Princess [married name Princess Henry of Battenberg] (1857–1944), the fifth daughter and youngest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, was born Beatrice Mary Victoria...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Ena, princess of Battenberg (1887–1969), queen of Spain, consort of Alfonso XIII

Gerard Noel.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: European History; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 1115 words.

Ena, princess of Battenberg (1887–1969), queen of Spain, consort of Alfonso XIII, was born Victoria Eugénie Julie Ena at Balmoral on 24 September 1887, the second child and only daughter of...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Prince Louis Battenberg

Overview page. Subjects: World History.

(1854–1921) British admiral. Of Polish-German descent, he became a naturalized British subject in 1868 and joined the navy, becoming First Sea Lord in 1912 in the critical period before the...

See overview in Oxford Index

Mountbatten, Louis Alexander, first marquess of Milford Haven [formerly Prince Louis of Battenberg] (1854–1921), naval officer

Archibald Hurd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; European History; British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 1234 words.

Mountbatten, Louis Alexander, first marquess of Milford Haven [formerly Prince Louis of Battenberg] (1854–1921), naval officer, was the eldest son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and his...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Alice, Princess [Princess Alice of Battenberg; married name Princess Andrew of Greece] (1885–1969), Greek Orthodox nun and mother-in-law of Elizabeth II

Hugo Vickers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 1484 words.

Alice, Princess [Princess Alice of Battenberg; married name Princess Andrew of Greece] (1885–1969), Greek Orthodox nun and mother-in-law of Elizabeth II, was born (in the presence of Queen...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Battenberg, Prince Louis (1854–1921)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 143 words.

(1854–1921)

British admiral. Of Polish-German descent, he became a naturalized British subject in 1868 and joined the

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Battenberg, Prince Louis (1854–1921)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 146 words.

Of Polish-German descent, he became a naturalized British subject in 1868 and joined the navy, becoming First Sea Lord in ...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page