Jellicoe, John Rushworth, Earl

 (1859–1935) British admiral.

Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Jellicoe,John Rushworth — Jel·li·coe (jĕlʹĭ kō ), John Rushworth. First Earl Jellicoe. 1859 1935. British naval officer who commanded the fleet that fought the Germans at Jutland (1916). He later served as governor general of New Zealand (1920 1924). * * * …   Universalium

  • Jellicoe, John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl, Viscount Jellicoe of Scapa, Viscount Brocas of Southampton — ▪ British admiral born December 5, 1859, Southampton, Hampshire, England died November 20, 1935, Kensington, London       British admiral of the fleet who commanded at the crucial Battle of Jutland (Jutland, Battle of) (May 31, 1916) during World …   Universalium

  • Jellicoe, John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl — born Dec. 5, 1859, Southampton, Hampshire, Eng. died Nov. 20, 1935, London British admiral. He entered the Royal Navy in 1872 and rose through the ranks to become commander of the fleet during World War I (1914–16). He won a crucial victory in… …   Universalium

  • Earl Jellicoe — is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created, along with the subsidiary title Viscount Brocas, of Southampton in the County of Southampton, on 29 June 1925 for Admiral of the Fleet John Jellicoe, on his return from being… …   Wikipedia

  • John Jellicoe — John Jellicoe, 1. Earl Jellicoe Admiral der Flotte Sir John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1. Earl Jellicoe, OM, GCB, GCVO, (* 5. Dezember 1859 in Southampton; † 20. November 1935 in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe — Infobox Military Person name= Admiral of the Fleet The Earl Jellicoe lived= 5 December 1859 20 November 1935 placeofbirth=Southampton, Hampshire placeofdeath=London caption= Admiral of the Fleet Lord Jellicoe as a Captain nickname=… …   Wikipedia

  • john — /jon/, n. Slang. 1. a toilet or bathroom. 2. (sometimes cap.) a fellow; guy. 3. (sometimes cap.) a prostitute s customer. [generic use of the proper name] * * * I known as John Lackland born Dec. 24, 1167, Oxford, Eng. died Oct. 18/19, 1216,… …   Universalium

  • John — /jon/, n. 1. the apostle John, believed to be the author of the fourth Gospel, three Epistles, and the book of Revelation. 2. See John the Baptist. 3. (John Lackland) 1167? 1216, king of England 1199 1216; signer of the Magna Carta 1215 (son of… …   Universalium

  • Earl Jellicoe — ist ein erblicher britischer Adelstitel in der Peerage of the United Kingdom, benannt nach der Familie Jellicoe. Sitz der Familie ist Tidcombe Manor, bei Pewsey in Wiltshire. Verleihung Der Titel wurde 1925 für den berühmten Kommandeur der Grand… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Jellicoe, 1. Earl Jellicoe — Admiral der Flotte Sir John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1. Earl Jellicoe, OM, GCB, GCVO, (* 5. Dezember 1859 in Southampton; † 20. November 1935 in Kensington …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.