- Bernard de [duh] /də/, c1670–1733, English physician and satirist, born in Holland.
- Sir John,died 1372, English compiler of a book of travels.
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Christian rigorism by Mandeville's time had had a long history.
In Mandeville, and in Kaye, it is presented only in its barest and starkest form.
I presume then, Mandeville, you did for that fellow Martinitz?
"They led me into the state apartment," said Mandeville, with a kind of sob.
The years of Mr Mandeville could hardly have exceeded thirty.
- Bernard de. ?1670–1733, English author, born in Holland, noted for his satire The Fable of the Bees (1723)
- Sir John. 14th century, English author of The Travels of Sir John Mandeville. The book claims to be an account of the author's journeys in the East but is largely a compilation from other works
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