By the female line, through his children Henry, Bridget and Frances, the Protector has had numerous descendants, and is the ancestor of many well-known families.'
BRIDGET, BRIGITTA, BIRGITTA, OF SWEDEN, Saint (c. 13021 373), the most celebrated saint of the northern kingdoms, was the daughter of Birger Persson, governor and lagman (provincial judge) of Uppland, and one of the richest landowners of the country.
Bridget's saintly and charitable life soon made her known far and wide; she gained, too, great religious influence over her husband, with whom (1341-1343) she went on pilgrimage to St James of Compostella.
In 1344, shortly after their return, Ulf died in the Cistercian monastery of Alvastra in East Gothland, and Bridget now devoted herself wholly to religion.
Of these Bridget was the wife successively of Ireton and Fleetwood, Elizabeth married John Claypole, Mary was wife of Thomas Belasyse, Lord Fauconberg; and Frances was the wife of Sir Robert Rich, and secondly of Sir John Russell.
1 Thomas Osborne, the future lord treasurer, succeeded to the baronetcy and estates in Yorkshire on his father's death in 1647, and after unsuccessfully courting his cousin Dorothy Osborne, married Lady Bridget Bertie, daughter of the earl of Lindsey.
The episcopate, however, was preserved by Peter Magnusson, who, when residing as warden of the Swedish hospital of St Bridget in Rome, had been duly elected bishop of the see of Westeraes, and consecrated, c. 1524.
In 1783 he formed a connexion with Elizabeth Bridget Cane, commonly known as Mrs Armstead or Armistead, an amiable and well-mannered woman to whom he was passionately attached.
1088, abbot of St Peter's, Regensburg), was an Irishman by birth, and called Moelbrigte, or servant of Bridget.
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A few caustically witty sayings of his, and St Bridget's famous comparison of him to a fowler who could entice the shyest birds with his fluting, are almost all his personalia.
The cathedral is said to contain the remains of its founder, together with those of St Columba and St Bridget.
In 1652 he married Cromwell's daughter, Bridget, widow of Ireton, and was made commande in-chief in Ireland, to which title that of lord deputy was added, The chief feature of his administration, which lasted from September 1652 till September 1655, was the settlement of the soldiers on the confiscated estates and the transplantation of the original owners, which he carried out ruthlessly.
BRIDGITTINES, an order of Augustinian canonesses founded by St Bridget of Sweden c. 1350, and approved by Urban V.
At the request of the Roman people, which was supported by St Bridget of Sweden and by Petrarch, Clement VI.
in 1823; the Crown of Our Lord, attributed to Michael of Florence, a Camaldolese monk (c. 1516), and consisting of 33 Paters, 5 A y es and a Credo; St Bridget's, 7 Paters and 63 A y es, in honour of the joys and sorrows of the Blessed Virgin and the 63 years of her life.
St Bridget, or Birgitta (1303-1373), an historical figure of extraordinary interest, has left her name attached to several important religious works, in particular to a collection of Uppenbarelser (" Revelations "), in which her visions and ecstatic meditations are recorded, and a version, the first into Swedish, of the five books of Moses.
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Cromwell House, now a convalescent home, was presented by Oliver Cromwell to his eldest daughter Bridget on her marriage with Henry Ireton (January 15, 1646/7).
Bridget's excellent diction was just loud enough to create an ambient echo which rather suited her careful English tones.
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Norman is married to Bridget, a fellow classicist, and has two sons George and Harry.
SINI athletes Suzanne Beaney and Bridget McKeever had their first taste of senior international hockey whilst competing for Ireland over the weekend in Loughborough.
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Everyone was weeping with laughter except for Bridget Alexander, the second oboe.
confirmed the rule of her order; but meanwhile Bridget had made herself universally beloved in Rome by her kindness and good works.
The Revelations are contained in the critical edition of St Bridget's works published by the Swedish Historical Society and edited by G.
Over the south transept aisle, which was the chapel of St Bridget, is the clerestory passage, which ran all round the church.
1736) of Picton Castle, the head of an ancient family in Dyfed, and of Mrs Bridget Bevan of Laugharne (d.
Bridget does not underestimate what she has taken on.
Bridget, who has been in SINI for the past 3 years, is vise captain of the Irish team.
She and fellow Hef girlfriends, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson, posed for the November 2005 cover and inside spread to promote The Girls Next Door.
As everyone knows by now, Hef and his three ladies, Kendra Wilkinson, Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt have called it quits.
Anyway, there was also no word on how Holly and Bridget felt about the new girls, but it's safe to assume that the older Girls Next Door are over it and are focusing on their own lives and careers.
Bridget Marquardt is focusing on her career.
Of course Bridget and Holly will attend, presumably both in the wedding party, but rumor has it that Hef is planning to walk Kendra down the aisle.
When former girlfriend, actress Bridget Moynahan, announced that she was pregnant, Mr. All American was off in Paris, gallivanting with Gisele, whom, it was rumored, he began dating before he and Bridget called it quits.
Most actresses shed and gain weight for roles, such as the weight Renee Zellweger famously put on for the filming of Bridget Jones' Diary.
The actor is well-known across generations for roles in The English Patient, Pride and Prejudice, Shakespeare in Love, Bridget Jones' Diary, Love Actually, Mamma Mia and What a Girl Wants.
If you have any doubt about this look, just remember stunningly beautiful Bridget Bardot in a bikini.
A native of Arkansas, Bridget Hall made her modeling debut at the tender age of seventeen.
In the decade since, Bridget's appeal has never waned and she is still very much sought after by the fashion houses of Milan, Paris and New York.
Bridget is currently searching for just the right vehicle to launch an acting career, and in her down-time she enjoys spending time snow boarding and wake boarding.
The song has been featured in several movies, most notably Bridget Jones: the Edge of Reason, which featured the original version in the film.
The Bridget Handbag makes a square statement.
The G&P Bag is a more easily wieldable version of the Bridget bag.
Over the years, Guiding Light writers have included Douglas Marland (ATWT), Bridget and Jerome Dobson (Santa Barbara) and Agnes Nixon (All My Children).
Rick and Bridget are Eric's biological children with former wife Brooke Logan.
Brooke originally thought that Ridge was Bridget's biological parent, but this was due to meddling with the paternity test.
Hope Logan, Brooke's daughter with Bridget's former husband Deacon, is considered one of the Forrester grandchildren, though she is not related.
Over the years, Brooke married Eric, Ridge and Thorne and gave Eric two children (Rick and Bridget).
Brooke's also been involved romantically with two of daughter Bridget's husbands (Deacon and Nick).
Can Bridget compete against her mother Brooke romantically?
Michelle Forbes (ex-Sonni/Solita, Guiding Light) and Ashley Jones (Bridget Forrester, Bold and the Beautiful) join the stellar cast of True Blood in the roles of Mary Ann and Daphne.
Number 26: This is the Parkers' family home, were Steve (Steve Bastoni), Miranda (Nikki Coghill) and Bridget (Eloise Mignon) live.
LTK: What's next for Bridget on B&B?
LTK: You took over for Jennifer Finnegan, coming from a role over on Y&R - now when viewers think of Bridget, they think of you and not Jennifer, did you find that hard to take over from such a popular actress?
AJ: No. I stayed focused on the role and capturing the essence of Bridget.
When Jack Wagner's Nick came on as the "anti-Ridge," I was rooting for him with Brooke, especially since I was ticked at Ridge for getting involved with Bridget.
And we've all seen the granny panties scene in The Bridget Jones Diary.
The granny panty earned its biggest accolades when Renee Zellweger donned a pair for her role as Bridget Jones in the movies, Bridget Jones's Diary and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.
Vivacious blonde Bridget Ellen is great for the girly, feminine styles, given her connections with Playboy magazine and television.
The first season of this popular show spotlighted life in the Playboy Mansion for Hefner's three live-in girlfriends: Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson.
Bridget Marquardt: The oldest of the three girlfriends, Bridget enjoyed hosting parties and was not afraid to use her sexuality to get attention.
The then-19-year-old jumped at the opportunity and loved the chance to live in the mansion with Hefner and his two other girlfriends, Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt.
Kendra, along with Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt, was one of Hugh Hefner's live-in girlfriends.
She often didn't participate in the same activities as Bridget and Holly and there were occasional hints of dissention in the ranks, particularly between Holly and Kendra.
E! decided to continue on with that series with Hef's new girlfriends taking over for Bridget, Kendra and Holly, but they didn't want to deprive fans of a chance to keep up with their favorite Girls.
Former Girls castmates Holly and Bridget both made appearances on the show.
Bridget narrated the wedding episode of Kendra.
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