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Definition of Lancastrian

  • Of or pertaining to Lancaster{2}; as, Lancastrian royalty.
  • Of or pertaining to the city of Lancaster{1}; as, Lancastrian city center.
  • Of or pertaining to the members of the house of Lancaster; as, Lancastrian members.
  • Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Lancaster; as, the Lancastrian population.
  • A member (or supporter) of the house of Lancaster.
  • A resident of Lancaster{1}.
  • a resident of Lancaster
  • a member (or supporter) of the house of Lancaster
  • of or relating to the English city of Lancaster or its residents
  • of or relating to the former English royal house or their supporters

How to use lancastrian in a sentence. Lancastrian pronunciation.

These schools are conducted on the Lancastrian system, each having a Principal and a Professor, and the studies are divided into daily sessions.
Gorboduc and Locrine were as real to them as any Lancastrian or Tudor prince, and their reigns were made to furnish salutary lessons to sixteenth century "magistrates.
Those who fought on the king's side were called Lancastrians, because Henry's ancestor, John of Gaunt, was the duke of Lancaster.
The Lancastrians took a red rose for their badge; the Yorkists a white one.
Henry's mother was descended from John of Gaunt, fourth son of Edward III, and thus through his mother he was of royal blood and a Lancastrian.
Not long afterwards Henry married the heiress of the house of York, and thus both the Red Roses and the White were satisfied, as the king was a Lancastrian and the queen a Yorkist.
The suns were a device which was appropriated by the Yorkists after the downfall of the Lancastrian party.
In a chapel or side-aisle, dedicated to the Harcourts, are found some very interesting family-monuments,-and among them, recumbent on a tombstone, the figure of an armed knight of the Lancastrian party, who was slain in the Wars of the Roses.
There were other things, too, which he did not appreciate-ease of manner, victory over the lingering Lancastrian burr, and a knowledge of what to do with his feet and hands.
In the distance, the noise of the rout of the Lancastrian army still continued to be faintly audible; but with every step they left it farther in the rear.
The small town of Shoreby-on-the-Till was full of the Lancastrian nobles of the neighbourhood.
Shoreby was an open town, and though the Lancastrian lords who lay there kept a strong guard on the main roads, it was still possible to enter or depart unseen by any of the lesser streets or across the open country.
Two roads met: one, from Holywood across the forest; one, that road from Risingham down which we saw the wrecks of a Lancastrian army fleeing in disorder.
In the town, however, the Lancastrians were far from being in so good a posture.
Surprised at this sudden change of direction, and daunted by the firm front of the rear-guard, the few Lancastrians, after a momentary consultation, turned and rode farther into town to seek for reinforcements.
But the Lancastrians, as if they had but waited for a signal, shouted loudly in answer; and began to close at a run upon the barrier, the horsemen still hanging back, with visors lowered.
Dick and his fellows faced about, fresh men poured out of the houses; a cruel blast of arrows met the fugitives full in the face, while Gloucester was already riding down their rear; in the inside of a minute and a half there was no living Lancastrian in the street.
The first reinforcements might be looked for to arrive at any moment; and the Lancastrians, already shaken by the result of their desperate but unsuccessful onslaught, were in an ill temper to support a fresh invader.
And sure enough, about half way up the little street, a door was suddenly opened from within, and the house continued, for some seconds, and both by door and window, to disgorge a torrent of Lancastrian archers.
Meanwhile house after house was opened in the street, and the Lancastrians continued to pour out of the doors and leap down from the windows, shouting victory, until the number of enemies upon Dick's rear was almost equal to the number in his face.

Examples of Lancastrian

Example #1
The morning session is devoted to reading, spelling, arithmetic, and English grammar; commences at nine A.M., and closes at one P.M.
Example #2
There are two public schools established at New Orleans, which are supported out of the fund arising from five gaming-houses, they paying a tax of 25,000 dollars per annum.
Example #3
The playwrights of the period were profoundly interested in the annals of their own country, and exploited them for the stage with a magnificent indifference to historical accuracy.
Example #4
The group of Chapman's plays based upon recent French history, to which _Bussy D'Ambois_ and its sequel belong, forms one of the most unique memorials of the Elizabethan drama.
Example #5
The friends of Richard were called Yorkists, because he was duke of York.
Example #6
It lasted for thirty years.