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John I

noun

  1. Saint, died a.d. 526, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 523–526.
  2. the Great, 1357–1433, king of Portugal 1385–1433.


John I

noun

  1. John I925976MByzantinePOLITICS: hereditary ruler surnamed Tzimisces . 925–976 ad , Byzantine emperor (969–976): extended Byzantine power into Bulgaria and Syria
  2. John I13571433MPortuguesePOLITICS: hereditary ruler called the Great. 1357–1433, king of Portugal (1385–1433). He secured independence for Portugal by his victory over Castile (1385) and initiated Portuguese overseas expansion


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Under John I. all the virtues of the Portuguese again shone forth with redoubled lustre.

I stopped at the house of John I. Coleman to inquire the shortest way to the pike.

Thus with John I. ended the first line of counts, after a rule of nearly 400 years.

In 1299 van Borselen was killed, and a few months later John I. died.

John i. See also the Epistle to the Hebrews, especially chap.

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