w. frank knox

Knox

[noks]
noun
1.
(William) Frank(lin) 1874–1944, U.S. publisher and government official.
2.
Henry, 1750–1806, American Revolutionary general: 1st U.S. secretary of war 1785–94.
3.
John, c1510–72, Scottish religious reformer and historian.
4.
Philander Chase [fi-lan-der] , 1853–1921, U.S. lawyer and politician: secretary of state 1909–13.
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Knox (nɒks)
 
n
1.  John. ?1514--72, Scottish theologian and historian. After exile in England and on the Continent (1547--59), he returned to Scotland in 1559 and established the Presbyterian Church of Scotland (1560). His chief historical work was the History of the Reformation in Scotland (1586)
2.  Ronald (Arbuthnott). 1888--1957, British priest and author. A convert to Roman Catholicism, he is noted for his translation of the Vulgate (1945--49)

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