How to use Laurence in a sentence
Formerly it was the title given to individual members of these orders, as Friar Laurence (in Romeo and Juliet), but this is not now common.
Near the south-eastern promontory stands Muness Castle, now in ruins, built in 1598 - according to an inscription on a tablet above the door - by Laurence Bruce, natural brother to Lord Robert Stewart, 1st earl of Orkney.
Buness, near Balta Sound, was the house of Dr Laurence Edmonston (1795-1879), the naturalist.
The day of the victory, the 10th of August 1557, was sacred to St Laurence; and accordingly the building was dedicated to that saint, and received the title of El real monasterio de San Lorenzo del Escorial.
Other writers of the same school were Laurence Orczy and Abraham Barcsay, whose works have a striking resemblance to each other, and were published together by Revai (1789).Advertisement
Laurence Gomme, in The Governance of London (1907), opposes the view that the city was for a time left deserted (a view which, it may be remarked, is a comparatively modern one, probably originating with Dr Guest).
Bishop Stapledon obtained a Saturday market, and two annual fairs lasting three days at the feasts of St Laurence (August io) and St Martin in winter (November II).
The church of St Laurence is of some interest.
The arguments that had weaned him from his Zwibiglian simplicity did not satisfy his unpromoted brethren, and Jewel had to refuse admission to a benefice to his friend Laurence Humphrey (q.v.), who would not wear a surplice.
See Justin Winsor, History of Duxbury (Boston, 1849); and Laurence Bradford, Historic Duxbury in Plymouth County (Boston, 1900) .Advertisement
This version was first edited by Laurence in 1838 from one MS., in 1851 by Dillmann from five, in 1902 by Flemming from fifteen MSS., and in 1906 by the present writer from twenty-three.
The West Church was built in 1775, in the Italian style, the East originally in 1834 in the Gothic. In 1874 a fire destroyed the East Church and the old central tower with its fine peal of nine bells, one of which, Laurence or "Lowrie," was 4 ft.
Laurence, appeared in 1906; and his History of Freedom and other Essays and Historical Essays and Studies (by the same editors) in 1907.
The bfi release Alfred Hitchcock's beguiling blend of romanticism and nightmarish suspense, starring Joan Fontaine and Laurence Olivier.
The calendar is personally endorsed by local celebrity Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, star of BBCÃ¢s interior design show Changing Rooms.Advertisement
One minute she was sweetness and light, and the next she became a screaming harridan as she publicly berated Sir Laurence.
Butterworth and Laurence have produced something imaginative and new.
By 1212 the church had become a prebend of St Laurence within Romsey Abbey.
L Richard Laurence Freelance television sound recordist based in Yorkshire.
The chapter on Laurence Houseman allows for an investigation of the position of men within women's suffrage.Advertisement
Alongside John Peel, The Big Chill's Pete Laurence was also an enthusiastic early supporter of Hint.
Laurence used my father's surname (Maurice Weller) for a character in one of his thrillers, calling him Colonel Weller.
She meets the wealthy widower Maxim de Winter (Laurence Olivier) in Monte Carlo, where they fall in love and get married.
Mr Laurence Gomme (Primitive Folk-Moots, pp. 1 55, 156) takes up the matter at this point, and places the tradition implied by Cade's significant action as belonging to times when the London Stone was, as other great stones were, the place where the suitors of an open-air assembly were accustomed to gather together and to legislate for the government of the city.
In the 1960 version of the film, he was played by a thirty-one-year-old Laurence Harvey.Advertisement
Most of them I met first in the house of my good friend, Mr. Laurence Hutton.
L Richard Laurence Freelance television Sound Recordist based in Yorkshire.
Alongside John Peel, The Big Chill 's Pete Laurence was also an enthusiastic early supporter of Hint.
Laurence used my father 's surname (Maurice Weller) for a character in one of his thrillers, calling him Colonel Weller.
The next day Col. Laurence C. Craigie became the first U.S. military pilot to fly a turbojet aircraft.
Now a division of the successful Procter and Gamble Company, Clairol was founded by a husband and wife team in the 1930's, Joan Clair and Laurence Gelb.
This a catch-and-release tournament has welcomed such stars as Jane Seymour, Laurence Fishburne and Lauren Hutton.
Those supporting roles were generally amongst a star-studded cast including Meryl Streep, Felicity Huffman, Anthony Hopkins and Laurence Fishburne.
Bob Hope, Sir Laurence Olivier, Farrah Fawcett - Each of these iconic figures had social phobia, a fear of being humiliated in front of others.
Researcher Laurence Steinberg summed it up in the 2001 Journal of Research on Adolescence, saying "I know of no study that indicates that adolescents fare better when they are reared with some other parenting style."
Supporting cast includes Ving Rhames (Pulp Fiction), Philip Seymore Hoffman (Capote), and Laurence Fishburne (The Matrix).
St John arrived on the show in the role of Walker Laurence, a ruse he used to protect his family.
This version also boasted Laurence Olivier as Van Helsing.