Example sentences for: philippa

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  • They are written in the light, teary, lovely style of 19 th -century French song--the style that you can see in a little pastoral love poem of Hugo's, with the singer and pianist joined by Philippa Davies on flute, by clicking . The songs convey some of the orderliness and purity of Hugo's poetic imagination, his unflappable fluency, his verse structures varying with perfect control, as if every possible variation on rhythmic and melodic order lay easily within his grasp--as in, for instance, the opening bars that you can hear by clicking .

  • A new alliance with England was sealed in the 1386 Treaty of Windsor; a year later João of Avis married Philippa of Lancaster, the daughter of John of Gaunt.

  • An illustrious member of the famous raid was the young Prince Henry, half Portuguese and half English, the son of King João I and his wife, Philippa of Lancaster.

  • Within these granite walls, João I married his English bride, Philippa of Lancaster, in 1387 (the scene is depicted in azulejos in São Bento railway station), thus sealing the ancient alliance between Portugal and England — an alliance with particular strength in Porto due to the overwhelming English involvement in the port wine trade.

  • In the center of the Capela do Fundador (Founder’s Chapel), a tomb contains the remains of João and his queen, Philippa of Lancaster; their effigies lie side by side, hand in hand.

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