nephew

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Emperor of Rome; nephew and son-in-law and adoptive son of Antonius Pius; Stoic philosopher; the decline of the Roman Empire began under Marcus Aurelius (121-180) Antoninus , Aurelius , Marcus Annius Verus , Marcus Aurelius , Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
nephew of Napoleon I and emperor of the French from 1852 to 1871 (1808-1873) Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte , Emperor Napoleon III , Napoleon III
Roman Emperor after his nephew Caligula was murdered; consolidated the Empire and conquered southern Britain; was poisoned by his fourth wife Agrippina after her son Nero was named as Claudius' heir (10 BC to AD 54) Claudius , Claudius I , Tiberius Claudius Drusus Nero Germanicus
Roman Emperor and nephew of Constantine; he restored paganism as the official religion of the empire and destroyed Christian temples but his decision was reversed after his death (331?-363) Flavius Claudius Julianus , Julian , Julian the Apostate
Roman writer and nephew of Pliny the Elder; author of books of letters that commented on affairs of the day (62-113) Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus , Pliny , Pliny the Younger
(Arthurian legend) a nephew of Arthur and one of the knights of the Round Table Gawain , Sir Gawain
son of your niece or nephew grandnephew , great-nephew
daughter of your niece or nephew grandniece , great-niece
(Middle Ages) the bride of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with the king's nephew (Tristan) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other Iseult , Isolde
British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic; located the north magnetic pole in 1831; discovered the Ross Sea in Antarctica; nephew of Sir John Ross (1800-1862) James Clark Ross , Ross , Sir James Clark Ross
(Old Testament) nephew of Abraham; God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah but chose to spare Lot and his family who were told to flee without looking back at the destruction Lot
King of England from 1483 to 1485; seized the throne from his nephew Edward V who was confined to the Tower of London and murdered; his reign ended when he was defeated by Henry Tudor (later Henry VII) at the battle of Bosworth Field (1452-1485) Richard III
(Middle Ages) the nephew of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with his uncle's bride (Iseult) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other Tristan , Tristram
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