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  1. O filósofo inglês John Gray acusa o humanismo secular moderno de herdar do cristianismo a ideia de que o homem teria papel central no universo. Segundo o autor, pelo contrário: o Homo sapiens não é mais do que uma espécie cuja passagem pelo planeta é efêmera e cujo destino é selado pelas mesmas leis naturais, cíclicas , que regem as ...

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    John William Bertram Armstrong Grey was born to Gerard Grey, Duke of Pardloe and Earl of Melton, and his wife Benedicta Grey, née Armstrong. Grey has three elder brothers: Harold "Hal" Grey, from his parents' marriage, and Paul and Edgar DeVane, half-brothers from his mother's first marriage. Hal is about nine years older than John, and although it...

    Dragonfly in Amber

    In September of 1745, sixteen-year-old Lord John Grey first sees Jamie Fraser by the light of a campfire in the Carryarick Pass while on campaign with his elder brother's regiment. Young Grey recognizes him as the notorious Highlander called Red Jamie, and while he hesitates to attempt capturing the criminal alone, he makes his decision to kill the man when he notices an Englishwomanin the man's company, and assumes she is there against her will. Grey fails to kill Jamie, and feels unbearably...


    On February 15, 1755, Lord John arrives in Ardsmuir, Scotland, to replace Colonel Harry Quarry as governor of Ardsmuir Prison. He was sent there after his involvement in a near-scandal. When he learns from Quarry that one of the prisoners under his care is Jamie Fraser, Grey immediately relives the mortification of their encounter nearly a decade before. Despite Quarry's suggestion that Grey meet with Fraser, whom the Jacobite prisoners consider their leader, to discuss matters concerning the...

    Drums of Autumn

    In the autumn of 1768, Lord John arrives unannounced at Fraser's Ridge with his stepson, William—Jamie's illegitimate son. He reveals that his wife, Isobel, died while on the passage to Jamaica with William, and he travels now to his wife's estate in Virginia. Fraser's Ridge is not precisely on the way from Charleston to the estate in Virginia, but Lord John wanted to stop and see Jamie, for various reasons. While visiting, Lord John contracts the measles, and Clairetreats him while Jamie tak...

    "Lord John and the Hellfire Club"

    In autumn of 1756, Lord John is dining at The Society for the Appreciation of the English Beefsteak with Harry Quarry. Harry teasingly toasts him about his return from exile – Ardsmuir Prison – a post they have in common. John's eyes keep wanting to look to the corridor, seeing a flash of red hair, a color that reminds him of someonehe knew it couldn't be. Quarry introduces the man as his cousin by marriage, Robert Gerald. Gerald is invited to join them for drinks while Quarry asks what had t...

    Lord John and the Private Matter

    In June 1757, Lord John notices a concerning sore on the Honorable Joseph Trevelyan's private member. This is concerning as Trevelyan is engaged to Grey's own cousin Olivia Pearsall. While waiting for Harry Quarry Grey meets Malcolm Stubbs, learning about the death of fellow regiment member Timothy O'Connell. Stubbs casually mentions having met Olivia which turned the subject momentarily to Trevelyan. Stubbs speaking a great deal regarding Trevelyan's activities and social prominence. Grey fi...

    "Lord John and the Succubus"

    In the autumn of 1757, Grey has joined Stephan von Namtzen's regiment in Prussia, where he serves as a liaison officer. While there, rumors of a succubus emerge, leading Grey to investigate the deaths of British and Prussian soldiers. During his time in Prussia, Grey's friendship with von Namtzen grows, and he continues to speculate about the German's sexuality.

    John is described by Claire as a sensitive, kindly, and honorable man, and in fact values his honor above nearly all other things in life. He is known, however, to behave rashly on occasion, and he is a fierce commander on the battlefield. As a closeted homosexual, during a time when sodomy was a crime punishable by death, John is adept at schoolin...

    Lord John is described as a man of slight build and shorter-than-average height (about 5'6"), with thick blond hair and large, long-lashed, light blue eyes. Several characters observe that his features, of fine bones and fair skin, are "saved from girlishness only by the firm set of mouth and jaw".John has observed to himself that his beard grows i...

    Hal Grey

    John's relationship with his brother, Hal, is one of great trust and respect. The brothers lost their father when John was still a boy; consequently, Hal acts as a fatherly elder brother, looking after John while helping him make his own way. After their father's death, John lived away from home and Hal for two years, staying with his mother's people in Aberdeen. Even after John had returned to England, the brothers did not interact much, as Hal was busy building up the regiment. During the c...

    Harry Quarry

    It is suggested that Harry Quarry is a longtime friend of the Grey family (John recalls seeing Quarry at his father's funeral), but Grey apparently first meets him in Ardsmuir, Scotland, having arrived to replace the colonel as Governor of the prison. Quarry teases Grey subtly, knowing the embarrassment that the young Major suffered at the hands of Jamie Fraser before the Battle of Prestonpans, but otherwise briefs Grey on the running of the prison and imparts some advice regarding its inmate...

    Hector Dalrymple

    Hector was Grey's first love, a twenty-year-old lieutenant in the 46th Regiment. He was the son of Lady Mumford and her late husband. Grey's attempts to capture Jamie Fraser prior to the Battle of Prestonpans were done in part to impress Hector, who in turn was one of the few people who didn't mock him for his own capture. Hector died during the Battle of Culloden, and his death haunted Grey for some years afterwards.

    John is the English form of Iohannes, the Latin form of the Greek name Ιωαννης (Ioannes), itself derived from the Hebrew name יוֹחָנָן (Yochanan) meaning "YAHWEH is gracious".
    William comes from the Germanic name Willahelm, which was composed of the elements wil "will, desire" and helm"helmet, protection".
    Bertram is derived from the Germanic element beraht "bright" combined with hramn"raven" to result in the meaning "bright raven".
    Armstrong comes from the Old English earm and strang, meaning "strong arm".
    In Dragonfly in Amber, sixteen year old Lord John gives his name as 'William Grey' when captured by Jamie during a botched rescue attempt. Diana explains in The Outlandish Companion that while writ...
    Lord John appears "in person" in 16 of Diana Gabaldon's Outlander-related works, more than any other character. Jamie Fraser appears in 14, while Claire Fraserappears in 10.
    In 1746 John was attacked in the army's camp and raped. He never tells anyone but began carrying a dagger on him at all times. He considers it to be his lucky dagger during many adventures in the f...

    Australian actor David Berry portrays Lord John Grey as an adult starting in Season Three of the Outlander television adaptation. English actor Oscar Kennedy portrayed sixteen-year-old Lord John (using the alias "William Grey") in Season Twoof the series.

  2. O irmão de Lord John recebeu misteriosamente uma página do diário desaparecido de seu falecido pai – e John está convencido de que alguém está provocando a família Grey com graves segredos. Então ele procura pelo único homem em quem pode confiar: o escocês jacobita James Fraser.

  3. Lord John William Grey is a fictional character created by Diana Gabaldon. He is a recurring secondary character in Gabaldon's Outlander series of novels, and the main character of the Lord John series of historical mystery novels and novellas.

  4. 4ª temporada de 'Outlander': Lord John Gray é o herói do momento e a razão pela qual as histórias de amor da série estão vivas. O amor de Lord John Grey por Jamie Fraser é abrangente. Ele não está apenas cuidando do filho de Jamie, mas também está noivo de Brianna Fraser até o retorno de Roger MacKenzie. 'Outlander' sempre foi ...

  5. John Nicholas Gray (born 17 April 1948) is an English political philosopher and author with interests in analytic philosophy, the history of ideas, [1] and philosophical pessimism. [2] He retired in 2008 as School Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

  6. 17 de jul. de 2019 · Learn more about the complex and beloved character of Lord John Grey, who appeared in 16 Outlander novels and had a series of his own. Discover his alias, his sexual assault, his family, his club, and his first love.

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