How to use Niece in a sentence
She has heard from her niece how you rescued her...
Martha, who was explained to be a niece, was age ten.
The same year he married Elizabeth French, a niece of Oliver Cromwell; and he also became Tuesday lecturer at St Lawrence, Jewry.
You don't think I'd miss my favorite niece's birthday party do you?
She looked at her niece, as if inquiring what she was to do with these people.Advertisement
His fathers took a prominent part in Athenian politics, and in 479 held high command in the Greek squadron which annihilated the remnants of Xerxes' fleet at Mycale; through his mother, the niece of Cleisthenes, he was connected with the former tyrants of Sicyon and the family of the Alcmaeonidae.
Lennox presently married Margaret, Henry's niece, daughter of his sister, Margaret Tudor, by her husband, Angus.
He married Elizabeth, niece of Sir Erasmus Dryden, the poet's grandfather.
Late in life he married his niece, Madame Zinoveva, but left no children.
My niece is so lovable to everyone indeed, she is a great person.Advertisement
I have a niece named Kate; I must show her your home page soon.
Then there was the orphaned niece who lived with him and used the Long Gallery as her playroom.
Her 5 month old niece Erin will be next to come along!
It was William's great-great niece, Edwina Ashley, who married Lord Mountbatten of Burma.
Leah tried to convince her niece to get in the pool, but the young girl adamantly refused.Advertisement
Are you sure your niece had no reaction at the cottage?
Today, this traditional role is often reserved for a special girl close to the bride or groom, such as a niece or daughter of a close friend.
There is also a story about my niece, Azua, who learned to drive with a car fueled with used cooking oil.
Someone who actually was the niece of someone famous was Destiney.
When Philip Augustus, king of France, married Isabella, niece of Philip, count of Flanders, Arras came under the rule of the French king, who confirmed its privileges in 1194.Advertisement
On the 31st of May 1906 he married Princess Victoria Eugenie Julia Ena Maria Christina of Battenberg, niece of Edward VII.
He was concerned in the Fronde of 1651, but soon afterwards became reconciled with Mazarin, and in 16J4 married the cardinal's niece, Anne Marie Martinozzi (1639-1672), and secured the government of Guienne.
Holstein was now restored to Denmark, and Prussia and Austria consented to take part in the conference of London, by which the integrity of Denmark was upheld, and the succession to the whole monarchy settled on Prince Christian, youngest son of Duke William of SchleswigHolstein-Sonderburg-Gliicksburg, and husband of Louise of Hesse, the niece of King Christian VIII.
His mother, Barbara Reuter, a niece of Johann Reuchlin, was shrewd, thrifty and affectionate.
Some of the most eminent of his southern allies could not stand by David when, in the reign of Stephen and in fidelity to the cause of his niece, the empress Matilda, daughter of Henry I., he invaded England.Advertisement
The earlier lived in the reign of Augustus, and was a niece of Messalla, the patron of literature.
The honour was granted by him to Peter of Savoy, through whom it passed to his niece Queen Eleanor.
The marriage of Marie de Bourbon, niece of Philip of Burgundy, with John, duke of Calabria, Rene's eldest son, cemented peace between the two princes.
In 1600 he found himself in love with his master's niece, Anne More, whom he married secretly in December 1601.
Declaring John deposed because he had broken his oath to observe the charter, they Offered the crown to Louis of France, the son of King Philip, because he had married Johns niece Blanche of Castile and could assert in her right a claim to the throne.
Piers was given the royal title of earl of Cornwall, and married to the kings niece; when Edward went over to France to do homage for Gascony, he even made his friend regent during his absence, in preference to any of his kinsmen.
An uncle, for example, cannot marry his niece; but if being already married he goes through the ceremony of marriage with her he is guilty of bigamy.
By bringing my niece here I believe I have given her an excellent chance of regaining her husband's affection.
Miss Sarah Collis retired in 1906 and her niece, Miss Mary Collis became headmistress.
After the death of his niece Emily in 1836, Sarah Jackson, wife of his adopted nephew, acted as First Lady.
At the end of the war, Henry Tudor, a Lancastrian, married the niece of the leader of the Yorks.
Learning something from my youngest niece about dress sense.
Within a few hours I had received a reply from Jane Swyer, Richard's great niece!
To get the character right, Emma modeled her on her own niece.
I do know it existed in the 70's and 80's as my wife's niece 's husband was in it.
His niece, who became the prioress, was later to become St Werburgh.
Her uncle, the duke of Norfolk, presided as lord steward, and gave sentence, weeping, that his niece was to be burned or beheaded as pleased the king.
The death, in 1687, of his niece, Mrs Grace Hooke, who had lived with him for many years, caused him deep affliction; a law-suit with Sir John Cutler about his salary (decided, however, in his favour in 1696) occasioned him prolonged anxiety; and the repeated anticipation of his discoveries inspired him with a morbid jealousy.
He had been twice married; his second union, with his niece Martina, was frequently made a matter of reproach to him.
The " patriot " party did their utmost to curtail his prerogatives, and harass him with petty insults, and at last the Prussian king was obliged to interfere to save his niece, who was even more un- of popular than her weak husband, from being driven from the country.
On the death of John III., duke of Brittany, in April 1341, his brother John, count of Montfortl'Amaury, and his niece Jeanne, wife of Charles of Blois, disputed the succession.
With indecent haste he began to devise a scheme for marrying his niece Elizabeth, whose brothers he had murdered but a year before.
Perhaps the item is for a gift exchange, the party of one of your daughter's new friends or for a niece that lives several states away.
And if you were to ask my eight-year-old niece what I am working on next, she would tell you I'm writing a children's book titled, A Horse Called Rainbow.
Britney flying in to welcome her new niece isn't unusual, but the fact that the private plane loving songstress flew commercial is.
She starred in the film with Sidney Poitier, her niece Katharine Houghton, and her longtime companion Spencer Tracy.
Mix it up and let your daughter, niece, cousin, or little sister dress herself and come up with her own exciting combinations.
While this isn't extremely common, if you're the only child, grandchild, nephew, or niece, you may have relatives who will help out.
My 15-year-old niece has recently complained that she is allergic to my dogs.
However, I was just at an outside family barbecue where my dogs were running around, and although my niece had no physical contact with them, she complained of runny nose and coughing within 15 minutes of my arrival.
By the tone of this question, I am sure you can surmise that I believe the allergy is "an act" to prevent me from attending our family cottage with my dogs since the family my niece belongs to does not like animals.
Little Man's real name given by my niece and nephews was Governor Jr., which is why I nicknamed him Little Man.
Now is not the time to forget how your niece's name is spelled.
Remember to keep an eye on the amount of the bill you are folding, in order to keep from inadvertently tipping a waiter a 20 and giving your niece just a dollar for her birthday.
Investing in an outfit with rash guard for your son, daughter, niece or nephew means that you'll have a nicer vacation than you may have expected, and so will your toddler.
The My First Christmas with Lenox doll would make a great gift for a new daughter, niece, or granddaughter.
A gift that your sister loves may not be greeted as enthusiastically by your teenage niece or your co-worker.
You decision to grant that desire depends on your relationship with the niece, nephew, or cousin, and how you feel about denying them the privilege.
If your child, or perhaps a granddaughter or niece, falls under this category, there are a number of kid friendly options to explore.
She played Almanzo and Laura's niece who came to live with them after her parents died.
She is at odds with the matriarch of the household Victoria and her niece Soraya.
Jenna-Louise Coleman as Jasmine Thomas, the village vicar's niece who memorably killed a policeman in self-defense.
Ava is a 30-something clothing designer, who struggles to raise her niece and nephews while trying to get her fashion line off the ground.
The niece of Palmer Cortlandt, Dixie was easily caught up in the manipulations and wars between Palmer and his rival Adam Chandler.
Adam also steals his niece (Sharon and Nick's infant daughter), leaving Sharon to believe her child is dead and passes the baby to Ashley.
Actress Heather Locklear was Spelling's "lucky charm." He hired her originally to work on the prime time soap opera Dynasty as Sammy Jo, Krystle's somewhat trashy niece who would appear throughout the series.
Davidson remains a busy actress, in addition to her work on television, she has authored novels, helped her niece with a fashion line and contributes to charity events.
Many feel awkward and unsure of the best way to support the family of a niece, nephew, or grandchild with autism.
If you make this craft based on a theme, such as your niece's outgrown baby clothes, it makes a lovely gift.
Daisy said she was the niece of boxer Oscar De La Hoya, but he refuted those statements.
She claimed to be the niece of boxer Oscar De La Hoya, but he has denied it.
Daisy De La Hoya claims to be boxer Oscar De La Hoya's niece, however the boxer claims to have never heard of Daisy.
For several weeks before her birthday, she is the same age as her older sister Jordyn, as well as her niece Mackynzie, who was born to Josh and Anna Duggar in October 2009.
Both Kim and Kyle have been quoted in the media regarding their famous niece.
Meanwhile Alfred's niece traipses onto the grounds of Wayne Manor, disgusted that her uncle is a lowly "servant", apparently unaware that he has acted as Bruce's father figure nearly his entire life.
A later incarnation of Cheetah (the niece of the original) was an eco-terrorist, driven by brainwashing to war with the Amazon.
Fred took another bite of apple pie and said very slowly, I've still been wondering if that friend of his—the Corbin fellow—is the same one that's married to my niece's daughter.
In 1669 he married Rachel (1636-1723), second daughter of the 4th earl of Southampton, and widow of Lord Vaughan, thus becoming connected with Shaftesbury, who had married Southampton's niece.
About this time he married Emily Harriet, daughter of the 3rd efrl of Mornington, and Wellington's niece.
In spite of the Roman remains on Borough Hill, nothing is known of the town itself until the time of the Domesday Survey, when the manor consisting of eight hides belonged to the countess Judith, the Conqueror's niece.
The accounts of his sister and niece have the defect of all hagiology; they are obviously written rather with a view to the ideas and the wishes of the writers than with a view to the actual and absolute personality of the subject.
Later on Eanfled enabled him to visit Rome in the company of Benedict Biscop. At Lyons Wilfrid's pleasing features and quick intelligence made Annemund, the archbishop, desire to adopt him and marry him to his niece.
Frederick, however, who was in Italy, harassed and afflicted, could do little to assert the imperial authority, and his enemy, Pope Innocent IV., bestowed the two duchies upon Hermann VI., margrave of Baden, whose wife, Gertrude, was a niece of the last of the Babenbergs.
The 5th earl's mother was Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina, only daughter of Philip Henry, 4th Earl Stanhope; she was thus a sister of Earl Stanhope, the historian, and a niece of Lady Hester Stanhope, who was the niece of William Pitt.
Lord Lee's eldest son, Sir William Lockhart of Lee (1621-1675), after fighting on the king's side in the Civil War, attached himself to Oliver Cromwell, whose niece he married, and by whom he was appointed commissioner for the administration of justice in Scotland in 1652, and English ambassador at the French court in 1656, where he greatly distinguished himself by his successful diplomacy.
Philip's son Louis, afterwards Louis VIII., married Blanche of Castile, John's niece.
In 1146 Guglielmo, the last of the Adelardi, died, and his property passed, as the dowry of his niece Marchesella, to Azzolino d'Este.
He availed himself of his influence as master of the palace, and as husband of Sophia, the niece of the late empress Theodora, to secure a peaceful election.
On the 15th of April 1719 she died, and was buried in the choir at St Cyr, bequeathing her estate at Maintenon to her niece, the only daughter of her brother Charles and wife of the marechal de Noailles, to whose family it still belongs.
Leo of Armenia was naturally the champion of his great-nephew, Raymund Rhupen; indeed he had already claimed Antioch in his own right, before the marriage of his niece to Raymund, in 119 4, when he had captured Bohemund III.
An unwise foreign policy simultaneously injured the royal prestige, for Alphonso married his own niece, Joanna, daughter of Henry IV.
Pope bequeathed him the copyright and the editorship of his works, and contributed even more to his advancement by introducing him to Murray, afterwards Lord Mansfield, who obtained for him in 1746 the preachership of Lincoln's Inn, and to Ralph Allen, who, says Johnson, "gave him his niece and his estate, and, by consequence, a bishopric."
His mother was the younger Antonia, daughter of Marcus Antonius and niece of Augustus, and he married Agrippina, the granddaughter of the same emperor.
Henry's first wife was Maud, niece of the emperor Henry III., whom he married in 1043.
She was the daughter of Sir Thomas Wyse, British plenipotentiary at Athens, and Laetitia Bonaparte, niece of Napoleon I.
On his return to Vienna his health declined more and more, and he died in that capital on the 21st of April 1736, leaving an immense inheritance to his niece, the princess Victoria of Savoy.
His wife was Jeanne of Valois, niece of the French king; in 1323 the emperor Louis the Bavarian wedded his daughter Margaret; and in 1328 his third daughter, Philippa of Hainaut, was married to Edward III.
By the mediation of John the Fearless, a treaty of partition was concluded in 1419 between Jacoba and John of Bavaria; but it was merely a truce, and the contest between uncle and niece soon began again and continued with varying success.
The monastic remains in Bedfordshire include the fine fragment of the church of the Augustinian priory at Dunstable, serving as the parish church; the church (also imperfect) of Elstow near Bedford, which belonged to a Benedictine nunnery founded by Judith, niece of William the Conqueror; and portions of the Gilbertine Chicksands Priory and of a Cistercian foundation at Old Warden.
He had his information from Newton's favourite niece Catharine Barton, who married Conduitt, a fellow of the Royal Society, and one of Newton's intimate friends.
Henry was the son of Margaret Beaufort, the daughter of John, first duke of Somerset, and the niece of Edmund, second duke, who fell at St Albans.
But Henrys doubts had been marvellously stimulated by the fact that he had become enamoured of another ladythe beautiful, ambitious and cunning Anne Boleyn, a niece of the duke of Norfolk, who had no intention of becoming merely the kings mistress, but aspired to be his consort.
Annes marriage was declared null, and Henry found a fifth queen in Catherine Howard, a niece of Norfolk, a protge of Gardiner, and a friend of the Catholic church.
Mrs Burke has in her train Miss French [Burke's niece], the most perfect Size Paddy that ever was caught.
The last days of Anne were absorbed by the endeavour to strengthen the position of the heir to the throne, the baby cesarevich Ivan, afterwards Ivan VI., the son of the empress's niece, Anna Leopoldovna, against the superior claims of her cousin the cesarevna Elizabeth.
In 1 777, on Voltaire's advice, Villette married Mademoiselle de Varicourt, but the marriage was unhappy, and his wife was subsequently adopted by Voltaire's niece, Madame Denis.
It should be here noticed that the queen, Ranavalona II., died just at the beginning of the war, on the Ranavalona soon afterwards she and her husband, the prime 13th of July 1883, and was succeeded by her niece, Princess Razafindrahety, under the title of Ranavalona III., who maintained the same policy as her predecessor, and was much beloved French Pro-by her people and respected by all.
He continued to live on at Coppet, under the care of his daughter, Madame de Stael, and his niece, Madame Necker de Saussure, but his time was past, and his books had no political influence.
In 1856 he proposed to marry Cornelie Scheffer, the niece and adopted daughter of the great Dutch painter.
As Dean took off his overcoat, Janet O'Brien and her young niece Martha arrived.
Fred took another bite of apple pie and said very slowly, I've still been wondering if that friend of hisâ€”the Corbin fellowâ€”is the same one that's married to my niece's daughter.
In the spring of 1840, the Campbells, including niece Virginia, returned to Abingdon.
Christopher spends a lot of time with Koman and his beautiful, unhappy niece Radha.
The only young people remaining in the drawing room, not counting the young lady visitor and the countess' eldest daughter (who was four years older than her sister and behaved already like a grown-up person), were Nicholas and Sonya, the niece.
Is your niece considered to be very serious?
Eowyn - The niece of Theoden, Eowyn is a shield maiden and longs to battle at her father's side, but Theoden tries to send her away for protection.
His niece Margaret won the heart of Cranmer, and in 1532 they were married.
Here the charms of his niece, the princess Eudoxia, attracted him.
He encouraged the amour between the Trojan prince and his niece Cressida; and the word "pander" has passed into modern language as the common title of a lovers' go-between in the worst sense.
His third wife, Adelaide, niece of Boniface, lord of Savona, gave him two sons, Simon and Roger, of whom the latter succeeded him.
He married Anne of Orleans, daughter of Henrietta of England and niece of Louis XIV.
After her death he had various mistresses, including a niece of the Indian chief Hendrick, and Molly Brant, a sister of the famous, chief Joseph Brant.
In 386 he excited the jealousy of the tyrant by secretly marrying his niece, and was sent into banishment.
Aristotle admired Hermias, and married his friend's sister or niece, Pythias, by whom he had his daughter Pythias.
On the 17th of November Elizabeth became queen of England, and the princes of Lorraine - Francis the great duke of Guise, and his brother the cardinal - induced their niece and her husband to assume, in addition to the arms of France and Scotland, the arms of a country over which they asserted the right of Mary Stuart to reign as legitimate heiress of Mary Tudor.
The father and mother did not speak of the matter to their son again, but a few days later the countess sent for Sonya and, with a cruelty neither of them expected, reproached her niece for trying to catch Nicholas and for ingratitude.
Having no male issue, she chose as her successor the infant son of her niece, Anna Leopoldovna, duchess of Brunswick, and at her death the child was duly proclaimed emperor, under the name of Ivan VI., but in little more than a year he was dethroned by the partisans of the Princess Elizabeth, a daughter of Peter the Great and Catherine I.
In Paris he frequented the salons, especially those of Mme Graffigny - whose niece, Mlle de Ligniville ("Minette"), afterwards Mme Helvetius and his lifelong friend, he is supposed at one time to have wished to marry - Mme Geoffrin, Mme du Deffand, Mlle de Lespinasse and the duchesse d'Enville.
Stephanie de Beauharnais, niece of Josephine, was also betrothed to the son of the duke (now grand duke) of Baden.
His mission was very successful, and soon after his return he was made count of the domestics and received in marriage Serena, the emperor's niece and adopted daughter.
In Jerusalem he saw Theodora, the beautiful widow of the late king Baldwin and niece of the emperor Manuel.
The second Marguerite (1523-1574), daughter of Francis I., was born on the 5th of June, 1523, at St Germain-en-Laye, and, at an age the lateness of which caused lampoons, married Emmanuel Philibert, duke of Savoy, in 1559 Like her aunt and her niece she was a good scholar and strongly interested in men of letters.
The third Marguerite (1553-1615), called more particularly Marguerite de Valois, was great-niece of the first and niece of the second, being daughter of Henry II.
At one time the Turkish script was altered, with the result that officers were unable to read their reports or orders; then the Enverie, a highly unpractical head-covering, reminiscent of a child's paper hat, was invented and introduced; in March 1914 he demanded and obtained the hand of Princess Nadjie, the Sultan's niece, made himself general of a division, and began, moreover, to take thought for his financial future.
It is doubtful whether his last and fatal visit to Paris was due to his own wish or to the instigation of his niece, Madame Denis; but this lady - a woman of disagreeable temper, especially to her inferiors - appears to have been rather hardly treated by Voltaire's earlier, and sometimes by his later, biographers.
Through her mother, Marguerite de Bourbon, she was niece of Pierre de Bourbon, sire de Beaujeu, afterwards duke of Bourbon.
Here he remained for six years, and, after serving as a minister in Switzerland and Sweden, he was appointed in 1875 director of the Eastern department and assistant minister for foreign affairs under Prince Gorchakov, whose niece he had married.
In the reign of Edward the Confessor Walthamstow belonged to Waltheof, son of Siward, earl of Northumberland, who married Judith, niece of William the Conqueror, who betrayed him to his death in 1075.
At this time Bianca's uncle, Ludovico Sforza, was invested with the duchy of Milan in return for the substantial dowry which his niece brought to the king.
He survived the reign of Henry VIII., that perilous age for the Howards, with no worse misadventure than the conviction of himself and his wife of misprision of treason in concealing the offences of his niece, Queen Catherine.
He pressed him to remain; he gave him (the words are Voltaire's own) one of his orders, twenty thousand francs a year, and four thousand additional for his niece, Madame Denis, in case she would come and keep house for her uncle.
The name of Gunnersbury is said to be traceable to the residence here of Gunilda, niece of King Canute.
On the 22nd of May 1200 the treaty was finally signed, John ceding with his niece the fiefs of Issoudun and Gragay, together with those that Andre de Chavigny, lord of Chateauroux, held in Berry, of the English crown.
His thoughts had dwelt often on his niece, and he repeatedly said that he was sure she would be "a good woman and a good queen.
The next in succession was Henry Jules, prince of Conde (1643-1709), the son'of the great Conde and of Clemence de Maille, niece of Richelieu.
Andrea Cornaro suggested his niece Caterina, famed for her beauty, as that union would bring him Venetian help. The proposal was agreed to, and approved of by Caterina herself and the senate, and the contract was signed in 1468.
And in the same month, two years from the date of Chastelard's execution, her first step was unconsciously taken on the road to Fotheringhay, when she gave her heart at first sight to her kinsman Henry, Lord Darnley, son of Matthew Stuart, earl of Lennox, who had suffered an exile of twenty years in expiation of his intrigues with England, and had married the niece of King Henry VIII., daughter of his sister Margaret, the widow of James IV., by her second husband, the earl of Angus.
Only ten of them have any appreciable size, and these are named - commencing from the north - Muko-shima (Bridegroom Island), Nakadachi-shima (Go-between Island 1), Yome-shima (Bride Island), Ototo-jima (Younger-brother Island), Ani-shima (Elderbrother Island), Chichi-jima (Father Island), Haha-jima (Mother Island), Mei-jima (Niece Island), Ani-jima (Elder-sister Island) and Imoto-jima (Younger-sister Island).
It was nearly three months afterwards that the famous, ludicrous and brutal arrest was made at Frankfort, on the persons of himself and his niece, who had met him meanwhile.
He was followed, arrested, his niece seized separately, and sent to join him in custody; and the two, with the secretary Collini, were kept close prisoners at an inn called the Goat.
It was bestowed in 1180 on Philip Augustus of France by Philip of Alsace, as the dowry of his niece Isabella of Hainaut.
His father, Peter Johnston (1763-1841), a Virginian of Scottish descent, served in the War of Independence, and afterwards became a distinguished jurist; his mother was a niece of Patrick Henry.
He assumed the reins of government at the age of sixteen, and married Princess Anne, daughter of Philip of Orleans and Henrietta of England, and niece of Louis XIV., king of France.
Not until the iith of September 1888 did Amedeo contract his second marriage, with his niece Princess Letitia Bonaparte.
As a token of signal regard Octavian bestowed upon him the hand of his niece Marcella (28).
His old ambition changed into a desire for the safe aggrandizement of his family, which he magnificently achieved, and with that end he bowed before Richelieu, whose niece he forced his son to marry.
He married in 1269 Blanche, daughter of Robert, count of Artois, and niece of King Louis IX.
The first relates the adventures of a knight who married the young duchess of Calabria, niece of King Meleager of Sicily, but was loved by Medea, the king's wife.
A door of one of the inner rooms opened and one of the princesses, the count's niece, entered with a cold, stern face.
His second wife had died during this year; in 1656 he married a third, who survived him, Margaret, daughter of Lord Spencer, niece of the earl of Southampton, and sister of the earl of Sunderland, who died at Newbury.
Queen Margaret died in 1551; and a twelvemonth later Gustavus wedded her niece, Catharine Stenbock, a handsome girl of sixteen, who survived him more than sixty years.