Sentence Examples


  • ENRICO CATERINO DAVILA (1576-1631), Italian historian, was descended from a Spanish noble family.
  • But in 1570 the island was taken by the Turks; and Antonio Davila, the father of the historian, had to leave it, despoiled of all he possessed.
  • He was the son of the historian Jean Pierre Erman (1735-1814), author of Histoire des refugies.
  • During the closing years of exile he was on intimate terms with the historian Polydore Vergil, and one of his last acts was to arrange to give Polydore a corrected version of Major's account of Scottish affairs.
  • HEINRICH LEO (1799-1878), German historian, was born at Rudolstadt on the 19th of March 1799, his father being chaplain to the garrison there.

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