Nicholas French

(1604—1678) Roman Catholic bishop of Ferns

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French, Nicholas (1604-1678), Roman Catholic bishop of Ferns

Book Review. The Family in Crisis in Late Nineteenth‐Century French Fiction Nicholas White

Shorter notice. Knights and Peasants. The Hundred Years War in the French Countryside. Nicholas Wright

Nicholas Dew. Orientalism in Louis XIV's France. (Oxford Historical Monographs.) New York: Oxford University Press. 2009. Pp. xv, 301. $110.00

Nicholas Mirzoeff. Silent Poetry: Deafness, Sign, and Visual Culture in Modern France. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1995. Pp. xiv, 317. $29.95

Nicholas Wright. Knights and Peasants: The Hundred Years War in the French Countryside. (Warfare in History, number 4.) Rochester, N.Y.: Boydell. 1998. Pp. x, 144. $54.00

Nicholas Atkin and Frank Tallett, editors. The Right in France, 1789–1997. (International Library of Historical Studies.) London: I. B. Tauris; distributed by St. Martin's Press, New York. 1998. Pp. xiv, 306. $59.50

PARKER, Geoffrey Edward (1902 - 1973), late Senior Surgeon to French Hospital in London and Woolwich Group of Hospitals; Surgeon to the Italian Hospital in London and to St Nicholas’ Hospital (Woolwich), 1962–June 1972

BRISTOW, Walter Rowley (1882 - 1947), Consulting Orthopædic Surgeon to St Thomas’s Hospital; to the Army; to King Edward VII Convalescent Home for Officers, Osborne; Surgical Director St Nicholas’ and St Martin’s Orthopædic Hospital, Pyrford; late Hunterian Professor, Royal College of Surgeons; Hon. Member American, French and Belgian Orthopædic Associations; Associate Member: French Acad. of Surgery, Belgian Surgical Society; late Brig. RAMC

The Sacramentary of Ratoldus (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, lat. 12052). Edited by Nicholas Orchard. Pp. ccvi + 601. Illustrated. (Henry Bradshaw Society, 116.) London: The Boydell Press, 2005. isbn 1 870252 22 5. £35/$70.
 The Liturgy of the Late Anglo-Saxon Church. Edited by Helen Gittos and M. Bradford Bedingfield. Pp. xi + 331. (Henry Bradshaw Society Subsidia, 5.) London: The Boydell Press, 2005. isbn 1 870252 21 7. £50/$90

ROERICH, Nicholas K. (1874 - 1947), Commander, Order of Imperial Russians of St Stanislas, St Anne and St Vladimir; Commander, First Class of Swedish Order of the Northern Star; French Legion of Honour; Yugoslavian St Sava I Class Grand Cross; Hon. President Roerich Museum, New York; President-Founder Master Institute of United Arts, New York; President-Founder International Art Centre of Roerich Museum, New York; Hon. President Union Internationale pour le Pacte Roerich, Bruges; Hon. Member of Bose Institute, Calcutta, and of Yugoslavian Academy of Art and Science; Vice-President of Archæological Institute of America; Academician of Russian Academy of Fine Arts; Member of Academy of Rheims, Sociétaire of Salon d’Automne, Paris, etc; Hon. Protector and President of 71 Roerich Societies in the world


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(1604–78), Catholic bishop of Ferns and Confederate Catholic politician. An opponent of the first Ormond peace, French was dispatched to Rome as crisis mounted. In November 1648 he used the pope's non-committal answer on how peace might be achieved with heretics, and a cardinal's letter about Roman opinion being divided over Rinuccini's use of excommunication, to swing the Confederate Assembly towards the second Ormond peace. French subsequently persuaded the bishops to acquiesce, citing the compromise between Catholics and Protestants at Westphalia.


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