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Montfort

[mont-fert; French mawn-fawr] /ˈmɒnt fərt; French mɔ̃ˈfɔr/
noun
1.
Simon de
[see-mawn duh] /siˈmɔ̃ də/ (Show IPA),
c1160–1218, French leader of the crusade against the Albigenses.
2.
his son, Simon de, Earl of Leicester, 1208?–65, English soldier and statesman: leader of the Barons' War.
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  • England took the side of Montfort and the French that of Charles.

  • "Emily Peyton is a singular woman," said Mr. Montfort, thoughtfully.

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
  • Meanwhile Montfort and Edward, with their armed followers, were lodged at Clerkenwell, ready for war.

  • I tell you, Mr. Montfort's well off, and so's you and me, Frances.

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
  • Had it not been for the Montfort misunderstanding, he would have gone; but that haunted him.

    Endymion Benjamin Disraeli
  • Mr. Montfort gazed about him, and heaved a long sigh of content.

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
  • And this was Montfort the misanthrope—Montfort the socialist—Montfort the agrarian.

  • "It looks as if some one had been in a hurry," said Mr. Montfort, significantly.

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
  • "I have never hated you, Emily," said Mr. Montfort, not unkindly.

    Fernley House Laura E. Richards
  • "I should not attempt it, my dear cousin," said Mr. Montfort, quietly.

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
British Dictionary definitions for Montfort

Montfort

/ˈmɒntfət/
noun
1.
Simon de, Earl of Leicester. ?1208–65, English soldier, born in Normandy. He led the baronial rebellion against Henry III and ruled England from 1264 to 1265; he was killed at Evesham
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