Pellisson, Paul (16241693)

Pellisson, Paul, a man of letters and a wit of the age of Louis XIV.; spent some five years in the Bastille, but after his release was appointed historiographer-royal; in his captivity he made a companion of a spider, who was accustomed to eat out of his hand (16241693).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Pellico, Silvio * Pelopidas
Pelew Islands
Pelham
Pelias
Pelican
Pelides
Pelion
Pelissier
Pella
Pellegrini, Carlo
Pellico, Silvio
Pellisson, Paul
Pelopidas
Peloponnesian War
Peloponnesus
Pelops
Pembrokeshire
Pemmican
Penance
Penang
Penates
Penda