The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Even when the three disciples closest to Jesus (the "pillars" — Peter, James, and
John) figure in a particular incident, it is frequently Peter alone who is named.
When the three are named, Peter's name invariably appears first (as in Matt. 17:1
Richard's brother John was by no means as formidable a fighter. Moreover, his
right to Richard's succession could be contested by Arthur of Brittany, whose
father had been senior to John. To secure the succession, therefore, John came
He also made alliance (1372) with the English in Alliance the person of John of
Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, who had with the married the elder daughter of Pedro
the Cruel and English claimed the Castilian throne. In 1372 Ferdinand provoked
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