How to use Fernando in a sentence
Together with Ferrol and San Fernando near Cadiz, the other great naval stations of Spain, it is governed by an admiral with the title of captain-general.
In 1509 the marshal Don Fernando Coutinho made an unsuccessful attack on the city; and in the following year it was again assailed by Albuquerque with 3000 troops.
Minas Geraes was first explored by Fernando Dias Paes Leme between 1664 and 1677, though he was not the first European to penetrate it.
In January 1870 the first piece of real foreign missionary work was begun at Fernando Po, followed in December of the same year by the mission at Aliwal North on the Orange River in South Africa.
New maps of Spain and Portugal appeared in 1560, the former being due to Pedro de Medina, the latter to Fernando Alvarez Secco and Hernando Alvaro.Advertisement
The state central railway from Santiago to Puerto Montt crosses the province and has two branches within its borders, one from Rengo to Peumo, and one from San Fernando via Palmilla to Pichilemu on the coast.
The principal towns are the capital, San Fernando, Rengo and Palmilla.
San Fernando is one of the several towns founded in 1742 by the governorgeneral Jose de Manso, and had a population of 7447 in 1895.
Annobon, together with Fernando Po, was ceded to Spain by the Portuguese in 1778.
The castle of San Fernando, r m.N.W., is an irregular pentagonal structure, built by order of Ferdinand VI.Advertisement
It is the interpretation of different mythological and historical Mexican picture-writings, composed by an anonymous author some time after the conquest and copied by Fernando de Alva (Ixtlilxochitl, 1568-1648).
Other confiscations and exactions followed; and when the rule of Fernando VII.
But in March 1820 the Spanish constitution, repudiated by King Fernando VII.
After 1063 he was assailed by Fernando El Magno of Castile and Leon, who marched to the gates of Seville, and forced him to pay tribute.
The San Fernando Cathedral on Main Plaza was built in 1734, but there is very little of the original structure in the present building, which really dates from 1868-1873; the former governor's palace, built in 1749, is at No.Advertisement
The city is the see of Protestant Episcopal and 1 The cathedral is the centre of the city according to the charter, which describes the city as including "six miles square, of which the sides shall be equi-distant from what is known as the cupola of the cathedral of San Fernando and three miles therefrom."
To these was added the third, the civil type, in 1731, when the villa of San Fernando was established.
He distinguished himself in the expedition to Santo Domingo in many fights, and especially in a daring reconnaissance with few men into the heart of the enemy's lines, for which he got the cross with laurels of San Fernando.
The only other river port of any importance is San Fernando, on the Apure.
He wrote also several dramas and romances, the best of the latter being Fernando de Lemos (1872).Advertisement
The Bight of Biafra, or Mafra (named after the town of Mafra in southern Portugal), between Capes Formosa and Lopez, is the most eastern part of the Gulf of Guinea; it contains the islands Fernando Po, Prince's and St Thomas's.
The death of the senior officer (Consul Beecroft) occurring at Fernando Po, Baikie succeeded to the command.
Basalt and tuff, probably of Tertiary age, form the great mass of the Cameroon mountain, also the island of Fernando Po.
Cameroon and the neighbouring coast were discovered by the Portuguese navigator, Fernando Po, towards the close of the 15th century.
In the old city also are the Plaza Vieja, dating from the middle of the 16th century (with the modern Mercado de Cristina, of 1837 - destroyed 1908), the old stronghold La Fuerza, erected by Hernando de Soto in 1538, once the treasury of the flotas and galleons, and residence of the governors, with its old watch-tower (La Vigia); and the Plaza de Armas, with the palace, the Senate building, a statue of Fernando VII.Advertisement
Streams of lava completely destroyed several villages and injured others, as well as the town of San Fernando.
Polavieja's demand for more troops having been refused, he resigned, and was succeeded in the spring of 1891 by General Fernando Primo de Rivera.
Also at Fernando Po there was an annual ceremony where children born within the year were made to touch the skin of a serpent suspended from a tree in the public square.9 We have next to notice the very general belief that the household snake was an agreeable guest, if not a guardian spirit.
During the next five years she lavished wealth and titles upon her lover Fernando Peres, count of Trava, thus estranging her son, the archbishop of Braga and the nobles, most of whom were foreign crusaders.
In the social drama, Ernesto Biester, and in comedy Fernando Caldeira, also no mean lyric poet, are two of the principal names, and the latter's pieces, A Mantilha da Renda and A Madrugada, have a delicacy and vivacity which justifies their success.
Tierra del Fuego was discovered by Fernando de Magellan in 1520, when he sailed through the strait named after him, and called this region the " Land of Fire," either from now extinct volcanic flames, or from the fires kindled by the natives along parts of his course.
At the entrance to the harbour is San Fernando, an old fort (1817), and the city is very quaint in appearance.
In 1863 Sir Richard Burton, then British consul at Fernando Po, went to Benin to try and put a stop to human sacrifices, an attempt in which he did not succeed.
Exactly at the head of the gulf the great peak of the Cameroon, on a line of volcanic action continued by the islands to the south-west, has a height of 13,370 ft., while Clarence Peak, in Fernando Po, the first of the line of islands, rises to over 9000.
Besides these isolated posts Spain holds Rio de Oro, a stretch of the Saharan coast, and its hinterland lying between Morocco and French West Africa; the Muni River Settlements or Spanish Guinea, situated between French Congo and the German colony of Cameroon; Fernando P0, Annobon, Corisco and other islands in the Gulf of Guinea.
Annobon, Ceuta, Corisco, the Chaffarinas, Burgos Fernando P0, the Muni River Settlements and Logroflo Rio de Oro are described in separate articles.
Garcia was murdered by the sons of Count Vela of Ala va whom he had despoiled, and Sancho took possession of Castile, giving the government of it to his son Fernando, (Ferdinand I.), with the title of king, and taking the name of king of the Spains for himself.
Fernando now united all the north-west of Spain into the kingdom of Castile and Leon with Gallicia.
Fernando, as the elder, called himself emperor, and asserted a general superiority over his brothers.
Under Fernando, they advanced to of the the banks of the Tagus in the south, and into Valencia Christian on the south-east.
The feeble Andalusian princes were terrified into paying tribute, and Fernando advanced to the very gates of Seville without finding an enemy to meet him in the field.
Sancho, his eldest son, took the first and Fernando the second.
To tighten the bond with Leon, Alphonso of Castile married his daughter Berengaria to its king Alphonso (1188-1230), the son of his uncle Fernando.
His son Enrique (Henry) was, killed by the fall of a tile three years later; and Berengaria, to whom the crown came, sent to Leon for her son Fernando, and abdicated in his favor.
Fernando (Ferdinand III.) who was in all ways worthy of his mother, took up the crusading duty of a king of Castile, and Ferdinand continued the advance into Andalusia.
The Baboso had, indeed, left his kingdom by will to his daughters by Teresa of Portugal, but Fernando was saved from the necessity of enforcing his rights by his mother.
Fernando died in May 1252.
When Fernando (Ferdinand III.), the conqueror of Andalusia, died in I 252, he was indeed the king of the two, or even the three, religions.
They were repaid by the confidence of the king, and the period which includes the reign of Fernando and lasts till the end of the I 4th century was the golden age of their history in Spain.
In 1391 the preaching of a priest of Seville, Fernando Martinez, led to the first general massacre of the Jews, who were envied for their prosperity and hated because they were the kings tax collectors.
It fell in the troubles following his death, but Fernando III.
Aiphonso, after first accepting Sanchos claim, repudiated it, and made a will by which he not only left the crown of Castile to the eldest son of Fernando de la Cerda, but cut vassal kingdoms out of the southern parts of Spain for Sanchos younger brothers.
Fernando, ungrateful to his mother and incapable as a king, died in 1312, leaving a son of less than a year old, Alphonso XI.
During his minority the government was directed by his mother and her successive favorites, the German Jesuit Nithard and the Granadine adventurer Fernando de Valenzuela.
He di vided his various dominions Navarre to Garcia, Castile to I Fernando,Sobrarbeto Gonzalo, and Aragon to Ramiro San chez, a natural son.
Divided his kingdoms between his Sons; to the elder Sancho, Castile, to the younger, Fernando, Leon.
Berengaria resigned the crown of Castile to her son Fernando by the uricanonical marriage with Alphonso IX.
He took part in the Morocco campaign of 1859-1860, and distinguished himself in sixteen actions, obtaining the cross of San Fernando, and the rank of lieutenant-colonel.
Fernando Alonso totally dominated the first half of the season.
San Fernando the III was a great swordsman from Toledo, Spain.
Victoria is a flourishing town in Ambas Bay, founded by the British Baptist missionaries expelled from Fernando Po in 1858 (see below).
Fernando Diaz, ASID, CID, and his company specializes in residential, corporate, and kitchen & bath design.
Paula Julie Abdul was born June 19, 1962 in San Fernando, California, to Harry Abdul and Lorraine Rykiss.
Marquez also claims that David told her to terminate her first pregnancy, insisted she quite her job as a travel agent and promised to give her $1 million in "compensation" and a home of his in the San Fernando Valley.
A detailed breakdown of Tomoko Fuse's triangle box is available on Fernando Nascimento's Origami Page.
The movie is about how nine people in San Fernando Valley, California spend a day and how their seemingly unrelated lives connect.
When her step-mother passes away, Rosalinda encounters Fernando Jose, the son of the man her biological mother killed.
Rosalinda falls in love with Fernando despite the odds and their history.
She reveals to Fernando exactly who Rosalinda is and Fernando, in his anger, abandons Rosalinda while his step-mother takes their daughter.
She loses her child for a time to the scheming Valeria (Fernando's step-mother) and eventually loses her mind.
The loss of her memory is a double-edged sword because it frees Rosalinda from the grief of Fernando's abandonment and losing Erika, but it also robs her of the love she associated with them.
She must now also choose between Fernando and Alex.
Unfortunately, Matilde's status-conscious mother, Augusta, thwarts the young lovers' romance by forcing her daughter to marry wealthy landowner Manuel Fuentes Guerra (played by Fernando Colunga) in order to save the family from bankruptcy.
Fernando Gaitán and Lilliana Hernández wrote the show and María del Pilar Fernández produced it with director, Mario Ribero.
Abdul was born Paula Julie Abdul on June 19, 1962, in San Fernando, CA.
Born in the San Fernando Valley in 1989, Chanel's big break came when friends introduced her to skateboarding legend and reality TV star Rob Dyrdek.