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See also: Béatrice
- A female given name.
- 1598–1599 (first performance), William Shakespeare, “Much Adoe about Nothing”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act II, (please specify the scene number in lowercase Roman numerals)]::Scene II:
- I, with your two helps, will so practise on Benedick that, in despite of his quick wit and his queasy stomach, he shall fall in love with Beatrice.
- 1797 William Roscoe, The Life of Lorenzo di Medici, London 1797, Chapter II:
- Petrarca had his Laura, and Dante his Beatrice, but Lorenzo has studiously concealed the name of the sovereign of his affections.
- 2001 Anne Tyler, Alfred A. Knopf 2001, Back When We Were Grownups, →ISBN, page 132:
- "Seventeen years old - a senior in high school. Beatrice, her name is."
- Beatrice! Rebecca was struck dumb with admiration. Beatrice would be a female version of Tristram. Rebecca pictured her in a modest muslin dress from the nineteeth century, although she knew that was unlikely.
- a city in Nebraska, USA, and the county seat of Gage County.
- Used in the Middle Ages and once again popular around 1900.
female given name
Beatrice c (genitive Beatrices)