fealty \FEE-uhl-tee\, noun:
- Fidelity to one's lord; the feudal obligation by which the tenant or vassal was bound to be faithful to his lord.
- The oath by which this obligation was assumed.
- Fidelity; allegiance; faithfulness.
Fealty comes from Old French fealté, from Latin fidelitas, "fidelity," from fidelis, "faithful," from fides, "faith," from fidere, "to trust."
- To unintentionally demean one's self. To unthinkingly place one's self in an unflattering light.
People who minimize their genius are self-deprecating. People who eulogize their ignorance are self-defecating.
- Boston Massacre: five colonists were killed when British troops fired into a rowdy crowd (1770)
- Stars and Bars: first of several Confederate flags was adopted (1861)
- Iron Curtain: phrase was coined by Winston Churchill in a speech in Missouri (1946)
Judge Joseph Dredd: the futuristic law man made his first appearance in 2000 A.D. Prog #2 (1977)
- Martha Stewart: businesswoman was convicted of conspiracy and obstruction of justice in the investigation of ImClone insider trading (2004)
- Elisha Harris 1824
- James Merrit Ives 1824 - Lithographer: Partner of Nathaniel Currier.
- Frank Norris 1870 - Author
- Paul Evans 1938
- Fred Williamson 1938
- Tommy Tucker 1939
- Samantha Eggar 1939 - Actress
- Paul Sand 1944 - Actor
- Murray Head 1946
- Michael Warren 1946 - Actor ("Hill Street Blues")
- Eddie Hodges 1947
- Eddy Grant 1948 - Singer
- Eugene Fodor 1950
- Alan Clark 1952 - Musician (Dire Straits)
- Marsha Warfield 1954 - Actress ("Night Court")
- Penn Jillett 1955 - Magician (Penn and Teller)
- Teena Marie 1956 - Singer
- Eva Mendes 1975 - Actress ("Hitch")
- Jake Lloyd 1989