“stamp of the very Guelph”: English money of our time, our royal family being Guelfs.
The town was fairly torn up with these nursery Guelph and Ghibelline wars.
The death-struggle between Guelph and Ghibelline had reached its highest crest.
He could never become a Guelph, he told his venerable friend.
In Florence he constantly favoured the old Guelph nobility, and on every visit to the city created new knights.
This was the first Guelph Prince born in Germany for nearly a century.
The Ghibellines, masters of Florence, behaved with great severity, and destroyed the towers and palaces of the Guelph nobles.
The two lions who support the pillars of the doorway are symbols of the Guelph cause.
Such excesses were not permitted in his father's battery in Guelph, Ontario.
At Ravensburg used to be stored the Archives of the Guelph family.
one of the two great parties in medieval Italian politics, characterized by support of the popes against the emperors (opposed to the Ghibellines), 1570s, from Italian Guelfo, from Old High German Welf, name of a princely family that became the ducal house of Brunswick, literally "whelp," originally the name of the founder. The family are the ancestors of the present dynasty of Great Britain. The name is said to have been used as a war-cry at the Battle of Weinsberg (1140) by partisans of Henry the Lion, duke of Bavaria, who was of the family, against Emperor Conrad III; hence it was adopted in Italy as the name of the anti-imperial party.