- Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of,1609–74, British statesman and historian.
- Council of, the ecumenical council (1164) occasioned by the opposition of Thomas à Becket to Henry II.
- (lowercase) Printing. a condensed form of printing type, like roman in outline but with thicker serifs.
Examples from the Web for clarendon
Murdoch fits Clarendon's description of Cromwell, updated by David Chandler to describe Napoleon, as "a great, bad man."The Rupert I Know
December 17, 2008
Claus and Cosima had lost access to their Rhode Island estate, Clarendon Court.
And I had one more asset that Cosima loved: golden retrievers, seven of them; her dogs had had to stay behind at Clarendon Court.
Pembroke, we know from Clarendon, was "immoderately given to women."The Man Shakespeare
Charles withdrew his protection, threw Clarendon to the wolves.The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series
Have I not found "Dear Clarendon" often enough in the same packet with cross-bones and a coffin.'Lord Kilgobbin
Roberts drove the stage with its load of dead and wounded back to Clarendon.Oh, You Tex!
William Macleod Raine
The "Declaration" indeed had strengthened Clarendon's position.History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8)
John Richard Green
- printing a style of boldface roman type
- a village near Salisbury in S England: site of a council held by Henry II in 1164 that produced a code of laws (the Constitutions of Clarendon) defining relations between church and state
- 1st Earl of, title of Edward Hyde. 1609–74, English statesman and historian; chief adviser to Charles II (1660–67); author of History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England (1704–07)
Word Origin and History for clarendon
a thickened Roman type face, 1845, evidently named for the Clarendon press at Oxford University, which was set up 1713 in the Clarendon Building, named for university Chancellor Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon.