Francis

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Francis I

noun
1.
1494–1547, king of France 1515–47.
2.
1768–1835, first emperor of Austria 1804–35; as Francis II, last emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1792–1806.

Francis II

noun
Francis I ( def 2 ).
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Francis (ˈfrɑːnsɪs)
 
n
1.  Dick, full name Richard Stanley Francis. born 1920, British thriller writer, formerly a champion jockey. His books include Dead Cert (1962), The Edge (1988), and Come to Grief (1995)
2.  Sir Philip. 1740--1818, British politician; probable author of the Letters of Junius (1769--72). He played an important part in the impeachment of Warren Hastings (1788--95)

Francis I
 
n
1.  1494--1547, king of France (1515--47). His reign was dominated by his rivalry with Emperor Charles V for the control of Italy. He was a noted patron of the arts and learning
2.  1708--65, duke of Lorraine (1729--37), grand duke of Tuscany (1737--65), and Holy Roman Emperor (1745--65). His marriage (1736) to Maria Theresa led to the War of the Austrian Succession (1740--48)
3.  title as emperor of Austria of Francis II

Francis II
 
n
1.  1544--60, king of France (1559--60); son of Henry II and Catherine de' Medici; first husband of Mary, Queen of Scots
2.  1768--1835, last Holy Roman Emperor (1792--1806) and, as Francis I, first emperor of Austria (1804--35). The Holy Roman Empire was dissolved (1806) following his defeat by Napoleon at Austerlitz

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Francis
male proper name, from Fr. François, from O.Fr. Franceis, from L.L. franciscus, lit. "Frankish;" cognate with French and frank.
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