Villiers

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biographical name Vil·liers \ˈvil-yərz, ˈvi-lərz\

Definition of Villiers

  1. George 1592–1628 1st Duke of Buck*ing*ham play \ˈbə-kiŋ-əm, US also -kiŋ-ˌham\ English courtier and politician


Villiers

biographical name Vil·liers

Definition of Villiers

  1. George 1628–1687 2nd Duke of Buckingham; son of George Villiers English courtier and dramatist


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