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  • Merryman — may refer to: John Merryman (1824–1881), the petitioner in one of the best known habeas corpus cases of the American Civil War Marjorie Merryman, an American composer, author, and music educator See also Ex parte Merryman, 17 F. Cas. 144 (1861),… …   Wikipedia

  • Merryman — Recorded in several forms including Merriman, Merryman, Merriment, Maryman, and the usually Irish, Marmon and Marmion, this ancient surname is found in most parts of the British Isles, although is never common. It is a derivative of the Olde… …   Surnames reference

  • merryman — mer·ry·man …   English syllables

  • merryman — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷mən noun (plural merrymen) archaic : buffoon, jester …   Useful english dictionary

  • Merryman, Ex Parte — ▪ law case       (1861), in U.S. legal history, American Civil War case contesting the president s power to suspend the writ of habeas corpus during a national emergency.       On May 25, 1861, a secessionist named John Merryman was imprisoned by …   Universalium

  • John Merryman — (August 9, 1824 ndash; November 15, 1881) was the petitioner in one of the best known habeas corpus cases of the American Civil War.Early lifeMerryman began his work life as an employee in Richard Norris hardware store in Baltimore City. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Ex parte Merryman — 17 F. Cas. 144 (1861), is a well known U.S. federal court case which arose out of the American Civil War. Against President Abraham Lincoln s wishes, Chief Justice Roger Taney, sitting as a judge of the United States Circuit Court for the Distri …   Wikipedia

  • Marjorie Merryman — (born 1951[1]) is an American composer, author, and music educator. Currently, she is Dean of Academic Affairs at the Manhattan School of Music, where she is also a member of the composition faculty. She previously taught at Boston University and …   Wikipedia

  • Marjorie Merryman — (* 1951) ist eine US amerikanische Komponistin und Musikpädagogin. Die Absolventin der Brandeis University studierte Komposition bei Seymour Shifrin, Martin Boykan, Betsy Jolas und Gail Kubik. Ab 1979 unterrichtete sie an der School of Arts der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • the best doctors are Dr Diet, Dr Quiet, and Dr Merryman — Cf. a 1449 LYDGATE Minor Poems (EETS) 704 Thre lechees [doctors] consarue a mannys myht, First a glad hert..Temperat diet..And best of all, for no thyng take no thouht. Cf. laughter is the best medicine. 1558 W. BULLEIN Government of Health 50v I …   Proverbs new dictionary

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