Definition of Simnel. Meaning of Simnel. Synonyms of Simnel

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Simnel. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Simnel and, of course, Simnel synonyms and on the right images related to the word Simnel.

Definition of Simnel

Simnel
Simnel Sim"nel, n. [OF. simenel cake or bread of wheat flour, LL. simenellus wheat bread, fr. L. simila the finest wheat flour. Cf. Semolina.] 1. A kind of cake made of fine flour; a cracknel. [Obs.] Not common bread, but vastel bread, or simnels. --Fuller. 2. A kind of rich plum cake, eaten especially on Mid-Lent Sunday. [Eng.] --Herrick.

Meaning of Simnel from wikipedia

- Lambert Simnel (c. 1477 – after 1534) was a pretender to the throne of England. In 1487, his claim to be Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick, threatened...
- Simnel cake is a fruitcake widely eaten in the United Kingdom, Ireland and other countries with patterns of migration from them, ****ociated with Lent and...
- a major Yorkist rebellion. He sought to place Lambert Simnel on the throne, claiming that Simnel was in fact his cousin Edward, Earl of Warwick. Whether...
- spelling) and simnel were words for summer squash, particularly Cucurbita pepo ssp. pepo, common name pattypan squash. The word simnel was used because...
- Lambert Simnel to the English Crown. Simnel appeared in Ireland in 1487, posing as a surviving Prince of the previous Yorkist dynasty. Simnel was crowned...
- of cakes and buns have long been made for Mothering Sunday, especially Simnel cake, as gifts to parents. This is a traditional confection ****ociated with...
- Lambert Simnel (1938–1952) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse and sire, who raced during World War II and was best known for winning the classic 2000...
- Next, in 1487, Yorkists led by Lincoln rebelled in support of Lambert Simnel, a boy they claimed to be Edward of Warwick (who was actually a prisoner...
- title is uncertain but it was probably before 1487. The pretender Lambert Simnel appeared in Ireland in 1487, claiming to be Edward, Earl of Warwick, nephew...
- attempt by leading Yorkists to unseat him in favour of the pretender Lambert Simnel. Though it is often portra**** as almost a footnote to the major battles...