Some also speculate that the name could allude to Francis Xavier, the co-founder of the Society of Jesuis—aka the Jesuits.
She gives no nods to the Humanists, like Montaigne, Francis Bacon, Erasmus, or Descartes.
This was years before Francis Scott Key wrote “The Star Spangled Banner.”
In his new book about the Soviet Union, Francis Spufford blends fiction and history to capture the absurdity of the state.
As TIME observes, “Francis signals great change while giving the same answers to the uncomfortable questions.”
Sir Francis Wyatt, as you are a gentleman, let me speak, she said.
Francis Drake started from Plymouth on the 15th November, 1577.
His small library had received a most unseasonable addition, the account of the lamentable end of Francis Spira.
That Francis was a hero of this type of religion has been universally admitted.
It grieved Francis, however, to see his little band of companions converted into a great and powerful order.