Sir Richard Owen

  • (noun): English comparative anatomist and paleontologist who was an opponent of Darwinism (1804-1892).
    Synonyms: Owen

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Anne Neville
16 March 1485) was an English noblewoman, the daughter of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"), who became Princess of Wales as the wife of Edward of Westminster and ... Her father Warwick betrothed her as a girl to Richard, youngest brother of King Edward IV of York, then later arranged her marriage to Edward, the son of King Henry VI of Lancaster ... After the deaths of Edward and Warwick, she married Richard ...
Anne Neville - Death
... The day she died, there was an eclipse, which some took to be an omen of Richard's fall from heavenly grace ... Richard is said to have wept at her funeral ... Nevertheless, rumours circulated that Richard had poisoned her in order to marry his niece Elizabeth of York ...
1876 In Paleontology - Dinosaurs
... Name Status Authors Notes Anthodon Misidentification Sir Richard Owen Misidentified pareiasaur Chondrosteosaurus Nomen dubium Sir Richard Owen Diclonius Nomen dubium Edward Drinker Cope Dysganus ...
Richard, 1st Earl Of Cornwall - Marriages and Issue
... Richard of Cornwall married firstly, on 30 March 1231 at Fawley, Buckinghamshire, Isabel Marshal, widow of Gilbert de Clare, 5th Earl of Gloucester, and daughter of William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke ... who married Margaret de Clare (born 1250, died shortly before November 1312), daughter of Richard de Clare, Earl of Gloucester, by his second wife, Maud de Lacy ... By an unknown mistress or mistresses, Richard of Cornwall had several illegitimate children, including three sons and a daughter Philip of Cornwall, a priest ...
1854 In Paleontology - Dinosaurs - Newly Named Dinosaurs
... Joseph Leidy Dubious genus of misidentified pelycosaur Leptospondylus Junior synonym Sir Richard Owen Junior subjective synonym of Massospondylus Massospondylus Valid Sir Richard Owen Nuthetes Valid Sir ...

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