The Pocket Guide to World History

Lamerie, Paul de. 1688-1751. British Rococo silversmith. [Read more ...]

Lamia. Greek female demon, killed and ate children. [Read more ...]

Lamian War. 323-322BC. Greek city-states rebel vs Macedonian rule. Defeated by Antipater. [Read more ...]

Lammenais, Félicité de. 1782-1854. French RC priest. Liberal writer influenced Christian Democrats. Paroles d’un Croyant 1833. [Read more ...]

Lanark. 1779-1830. Owen’s cooperative Scottish business. 10½ hour day. Health and pension insurance. [Read more ...]

Lancaster. 1399~1471. Dynasty ruling England. Henry IV to VI. War of Roses. [Read more ...]

Lancaster, Thomas, Earl of. c1277-1322. English. Led barons vs Edward II. Beheaded. [Read more ...]

Lance. 1927 Abolished by British army. 1939 used by Polish cavalry vs German tanks. [Read more ...]

Lancelot. Knight of King Arthur’s Round Table. Guinevere’s lover. Galahad’s father. [Read more ...]

Lancret, Nicolas. 1690-1743. French painter of light comic scenes. [Read more ...]

Land, Edwin. 1909-91. US inventor of Polaroid filter 1932, camera 1947, range-finder, anti-aircraft sights during WWII. [Read more ...]

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