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1) Chilion. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Chilion, (kil´yon) (KEY) , in the Bible, Ruth's brother-in-law....

2) Ataulf. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Succeeding his brother-in-law, Alaric I, he abandoned Alaric's scheme of southward expansion and led the Visigoths out of Italy into S Gaul (France) in 412. He sought...

3) Campbell, William. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American Revolutionary soldier, b. Augusta co., Va.; brother-in-law of Patrick Henry. He fought in Lord Dunmore's War (1774) and helped expel the royal governor from...

4) Dion of Syracuse. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sicilian Greek political leader, brother-in-law of Dionysius the Elder, tyrant of Syracuse. He became interested in philosophy through his acquaintance with Plato....

5) Eustace II. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Edward the Confessor of England. Visiting England in 1051, he and his followers became involved in a brawl with the citizens of Dover. Earl Godwin refused to obey...

6) Temple, Richard Grenville-Temple, Earl. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Richard Grenville-Temple, Earl, 1711-79, British statesman; elder brother of George Grenville and brother-in-law of William Pitt, 1st earl of Chatham. He succeeded...

7) Poussin, Gaspard. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French landscape painter, b. Rome. The son of a Frenchman named Dughet, he adopted the name of his brother-in-law, Nicolas Poussin, in whose studio he worked and...

8) Serrano Suner, Ramon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Cortes (1933-36), he joined his brother-in-law, Francisco Franco, early in the Spanish civil war (1936-39) and became Nationalist minister of the interior (1937-40),...

9) Wanamaker, John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Philadelphia with Nathan Brown, his brother-in-law, in 1861. The firm was Wanamaker and Brown until the death of Brown in 1868, and from 1869 it was John Wanamaker...

10) Basiliscus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Vandals by his brother-in-law Leo I. He usurped the throne during the reign of Zeno, but his extortions and Monophysite tendencies led to his overthrow and execution...

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