You Might Like


- Noun Plural

A sect of dissenters from the ecclesiastical system of the Roman Catholic Church, who in the 13th century were driven by persecution to the valleys of Piedmont, where the sect survives. They profess substantially Protestant principles.

More related articles

  • Waldensians

    The Waldensians (also known as Waldenses (), Vallenses, Valdesi or Vaudois) are an ascetic movement

  • Alfred von Waldersee

    Alfred Ludwig Heinrich Karl Graf von Waldersee (8 April 1832 in Potsdam – 5 March 1904 in Hanover

  • Walensee

    The Walensee, also known as Lake Walen or Lake Walenstadt from Walenstadt, is one of the larger

  • Walden's hornbill

    The Walden's hornbill (Rhabdotorrhinus waldeni) locally called dulungan, also known as the Visayan

  • Wadden Sea

    The Wadden Sea (Dutch: Waddenzee [ˈʋɑdə(n)zeː] (); German: Wattenmeer; Low German: Wattensee or Waddenzee; Danish: Vadehavet; West Frisian: Waadsee; North Frisian: di Heef) is an intertidal zone in the southeastern part of the North Sea. It lies between the coast of northwestern continental Europe and the range of low-lying Frisian Islands, forming a shallow body of water with tidal flats and wetlands. It has a high biological diversity and is an important area for both breeding and migrating birds. In 2009, the Dutch and German parts of the Wadden Sea were inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List and the Danish part was added in June 2014.

  • Walden Ridge

    Walden Ridge (or Walden's Ridge) is a mountain ridge and escarpment located in Tennessee

  • Walden's Path

    Walden's Path School is one of the several Jiddu Krishnamurti Schools located at Jubilee Hills

  • John of Wales

    John of Wales (died c. 1285), also called John Waleys and Johannes Guallensis, was a Franciscan theologian who wrote several well-received Latin works, primarily preaching aids. Born between 1210 and 1230, almost certainly in Wales, John joined the Franciscan order, and incepted in theology at Oxford University sometime before 1258. After this, he taught there until 1270 when he moved to the University of Paris, where he remained until his death around 1285. He was a moral theologian and a great admirer of the ancient world, incorporating many classical authors into his works. He is often considered a forerunner of later Christian humanists. His works were translated into six languages and were in print before the end of the 15th century.

  • Thomas Netter

    . From his birthplace he is commonly called Thomas of Walden, or Thomas Waldensis.

  • Squidgygate

    Squidgygate or Dianagate, refers to the pre-1990 telephone conversations between Diana, Princess of Wales and a close friend, James Gilbey (heir to Gilbey's Gin), and to the controversy surrounding how those conversations were recorded. During the calls, Gilbey affectionately called Diana by the names "Squidgy" and "Squidge". In the conversation, the Princess of Wales likens her situation to that of a character in the popular British soap opera EastEnders, and expresses concern that she might be pregnant.

You Might Like