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1) Marcel, Etienne. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French bourgeois leader, provost of the merchants of Paris. In the States-General of 1355 he and Robert Le Coq bargained for governmental reforms with the French...

2) Fackenthal, Frank Diehl. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Columbia as chief clerk (1906-10), secretary (1910-37), and provost (1937-48). Between the retirement of Nicholas Murray Butler (1945) and the installation of General...

3) Waynflete, William. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English prelate and lord chancellor. He was master of Winchester College before 1429, and in 1443 he became provost of the newly founded Eton College. In 1447 he...

4) Bastille. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Paris under King Charles V. Arbitrary and secret imprisonment by lettre de cachet gave rise to stories of horror, but actually the Bastille was generally used for...

5) Wotton, Sir Henry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir Henry, 1568-1639, English poet and diplomat, b. Kent. He was secretary to the earl of Essex and later became a favorite of James I, who knighted him and appointed...

6) Googe, Barnabe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English poet and translator. In 1574 he was sent to Ireland as the representative of Sir William Cecil, Queen Elizabeth I's secretary of state. From 1582 to 1585...

7) Gorecki, Henryk Mikolaj. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Katowice State Higher School of Music, joining the faculty in 1968, rising to provost, and resigning in 1979. Gorecki made use of a wide variety of modernist techniques...

8) Leach, Edmund Ronald. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Edmund Ronald, 1910-89, British anthropologist, grad. Cambridge Univ. (B.A., 1932; M.A., 1938) and Univ. of London (Ph.D., 1947). He was (1957-72) university reader...

9) Gray, Hanna Holborn. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hanna Holborn, 1930-, American historian, president of the Univ. of Chicago (1978-93), b. Germany. Her father, the eminent historian Hajo Holborn, fled the Nazis...

10) Sovern, Michael Ira. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Michael Ira, 1931-, American lawyer and educator, president of Columbia Univ. (1980-93), b. New York City. He graduated from the Columbia Univ. Law School in 1955...

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