And his queen stood sponsors, Christine Antoinette Charlotte Desmares (1682-1753), was a fine actress in both tragedy and soubrette parts.
The personal element is conspicuous in the Brazilian journalism, and for a considerable period of its history libellous attacks on persons, signed by professional sponsors, popularly called testas de ferro (iron heads), were admitted at so much a line in the best newspapers.
Usually two sponsors made themselves responsible for the past life of the candidate and for the sincerity of his faith and repentance.
Montaigne was not only put out to nurse with a peasant woman, but had his sponsors from the same class, and was accustomed to associate with it.
The measure, however, was less incisive than its chief sponsors had planned, because of the narrow majority commanded by the Democrats in the Senate.
Thus the eastern men, who had reluctantly supported the War of Independence, now became the sponsors for the national government, and Washington was compelled to rely on the party of slavery, not only in Virginia but in the whole South, in order to administer the affairs of the nation.
He dwells on the risk run by the sponsors, in case the candidates for whose purity they went bail should fall into sin.
The sponsors or anadochi, who, after the introduction of infant baptism came to be called god-fathers and god-mothers, were really in a spiritual relation to the children they took up out of the font.
At the baptism of his son George - " false, fleeting, perjured Clarence " - who was born in Dublin Castle, Desmond and Ormonde stood sponsors together.
He was the son of a converted Jew, who took the name of Manin because that patrician family stood sponsors to him, as the custom then was.
In addition to serving lunch and dinner, the restaurant also has a Wife & Chef's Tasting Menu and sponsors numerous events such as cooking classes in Simsbury and around the world.
Every summer, the Dan and Louis Oyster Bar sponsors the Annual Oyster Festival, which raises money for charity.
The restaurant also sponsors numerous food, wine and beer tasting events where guests can learn more about these beverages as well as enjoy a fixed-priced meal from the restaurant. 404 North Country RoadSt.
On Thanksgiving the Mattituck Teachers Association sponsors a 5K fun run/walk that begins at the Mattituck High School.
Four Corners Luncheonette is involved in the local community and sponsors the Luncheonette Tour de Cure Cycling Team.
Her father, Constant d'Aubigne, was the son of Agrippa d'Aubigne, the famous friend and general of Henry IV., and had been imprisoned as a Huguenot malcontent, but her mother, a fervent Catholic, had the child baptized in her religion, her sponsors being the duc de la Rochefoucauld, father of the author of the Maxims, and the comtesse de Neuillant.