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1) Orpah. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Orpah, (orīp) (KEY) , in the Bible, sister-in-law of Ruth....

2) Franklin, Ann Smith. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ann Smith, 1696-1763, American printer; sister-in-law of Benjamin Franklin. After the death in 1735 of her husband, James Franklin, she carried on his commercial...

3) Henrietta of England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Henrietta of England, (Henrietta Anne), 1644-70, duchesse d'Orleans, called Madame; sister-in-law of King Louis XIV of France. The daughter of King Charles I and...

4) Aedon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek legend, the wife of Zethus, king of Thebes. She had only one son, while her sister-in-law, Niobe, had many. Her jealousy increased until, in trying to murder...

5) Carter family. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Carter family, group of singers that specialized in traditional music of the Southern Appalachian Mountains; it consisted of A(lvin) P(leasant) Carter, 1891-1960,...

6) Sforza, Ludovico. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Milan (1494-99); younger son of Francesco I Sforza. He was called Ludovico il Moro [the Moor] because of his swarthy complexion. In 1480 he deprived his sister-in-law,...

7) La Valliere, Louise Francoise de La Baume Le Blanc de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...King Louis XIV of France. Maid of honor to Louis's sister-in-law, Henrietta of England, she became the king's mistress in 1661. She bore him four children, of whom...

8) Hadad, in the Bible. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hadar is an alternate form. 4 Scion of the kings of Edom, who escaped Joab's massacre. He fled to Egypt and married the pharaoh's sister-in-law. Later he seems to...

9) Wainewright, Thomas Griffiths. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English art critic and criminal. He contributed essays on the arts to the London Magazine under the pseudonyms Egomet Bonmot and Janus Weathercock, exhibited several...

10) Wheelwright, John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American Puritan clergyman, founder of Exeter, N.H., b. Lincolnshire, England. He studied at Cambridge and was vicar (1623-33) of Bilsby. Suspended by Archbishop...

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