Junius

[ joon-yuh s ]
/ ˈdʒun yəs /

noun

the pen name of the unknown author of a series of letters published in a London newspaper (1769–72), attacking the British king and his ministers' abuse of royal prerogative in denying John Wilkes his seat in Parliament.
Franciscus,1589–1677, English philologist, born in Germany.
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Junius

/ (ˈdʒuːnjəs) /

noun

pen name of the anonymous author of a series of letters (1769–72) attacking the ministries of George III of England: now generally believed to have been written by Sir Philip Francis
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