Villiers

Villiers may refer to the following places or names:

Places

In Canada
* Villiers, Ontario, a small settlement near Peterborough

In France
* Villiers, in the Indre "département"
* Villiers, in the Vienne "département"
* Villiers-Adam, in the Val-d'Oise "département"
* Villiers-au-Bouin, in the Indre-et-Loire "département"
* Villiers-aux-Corneilles, in the Marne "département"
* Villiers-Charlemagne, in the Mayenne "département"
* Villiers-Couture, in the Charente-Maritime "département"
* Villiers-en-Bière, in the Seine-et-Marne "département"
* Villiers-en-Bois, in the Deux-Sèvres "département"
* Villiers-en-Désœuvre, in the l'Eure "département"
* Villiers-en-Lieu, in the Haute-Marne "département"
* Villiers-en-Morvan, in the Côte-d'Or "département"
* Villiers-en-Plaine, in the Deux-Sèvres "département"
* Villiers-Fossard, in the Manche "département"
* Villiers-Herbisse, in the l'Aube "département"
* Villiers-le-Bâcle, in the l'Essonne "département"
* Villiers-le-Bel, in the Val-d'Oise "département"
* Villiers-le-Bois, in the l'Aube "département"
* Villiers-le-Duc, in the Côte-d'Or "département"
* Villiers-le-Mahieu, in the Yvelines "département"
* Villiers-le-Morhier, in the Eure-et-Loir "département"
* Villiers-le-Pré, in the Manche "département"
* Villiers-le-Roux, in the Charente "département"
* Villiers-lès-Aprey, in the Haute-Marne "département"
* Villiers-le-Sec, in the Calvados "département"
* Villiers-le-Sec, in the Haute-Marne "département"
* Villiers-le-Sec, in the Nièvre "département"
* Villiers-le-Sec, in the Val-d'Oise "département"
* Villiers-les-Hauts, in the l'Yonne "département"
* Villiers-Louis, in the l'Yonne "département"
* Villiers-Saint-Benoît, in the l'Yonne "département"
* Villiers-Saint-Denis, in the l'Aisne "département"
* Villiers-Saint-Frédéric, in the Yvelines "département"
* Villiers-Saint-Georges, in the Seine-et-Marne "département"
* Villiers-Saint-Orien, in the Eure-et-Loir "département"
* Villiers-sous-Grez, in the Seine-et-Marne "département"
* Villiers-sous-Mortagne, in the l'Orne "département"
* Villiers-sous-Praslin, in the l'Aube "département"
* Villiers-sur-Chizé, in the Deux-Sèvres "département"
* Villiers-sur-Loir, in the Loir-et-Cher "département"
* Villiers-sur-Marne, in the Val-de-Marne "département"
* Villiers-sur-Morin, in the Seine-et-Marne "département"
* Villiers-sur-Orge, in the l'Essonne "département"
* Villiers-sur-Seine, in the Seine-et-Marne "département"
* Villiers-sur-Suize, in the Haute-Marne "département"
* Villiers-sur-Tholon, in the l'Yonne "département"
* Villiers-sur-Yonne, in the Nièvre "département"
* Villiers-Vineux, in the l'Yonne "département"
Villiers is also a station of the Paris Métro (lines 2 and 3).

In South Africa
* Villiers, Free State

In Switzerland
* Villiers, Switzerland, in the Val-de-Ruz district of the canton of Neuchâtel

People

* Abraham de Villiers, South African cricketer
* Alan Villiers
* André-Jean-François-Marie Brochant de Villiers
* Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam
* Barbara Villiers, 1st Duchess of Cleveland
* Charles Pelham Villiers
* Constance Villiers-Stuart
* Édouard de Villiers du Terrage
* Edward Villiers, Master of the Mint
* Edward Villiers, colonel, son of the previous
* Edward Villiers, 1st Earl of Jersey
* Edward Villiers, 5th Earl of Clarendon
* Elizabeth Villiers
* Fanie de Villiers, South African cricketer
* Frances Villiers, Countess of Jersey
* Frederick Villiers, journalist
* George Villiers of Brokesby
* Villiers Baronets
* George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham
* George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham
* George Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon
* George Villiers, 4th Earl of Jersey
* George Villiers, 6th Earl of Clarendon
* George Child-Villiers, 5th Earl of Jersey
* George Child-Villiers, 6th Earl of Jersey
* George Child-Villiers, 8th Earl of Jersey
* George Child-Villiers, 9th Earl of Jersey
* Gérard de Villiers
* James Villiers
* Jean de Villiers
* Katherine Villiers, Duchess of Buckingham
* Louis Coulon de Villiers
* Philippe de Villiers, French conservative politician
* Pieter De Villiers
* Priscilla de Villiers
* Sarah Villiers, Countess of Jersey
* Theresa Villiers is a conservative British MP
* Victor Child-Villiers, 7th Earl of Jersey
* William Villiers, 2nd Earl of Jersey
* William Villiers, 3rd Earl of Jersey
* William Villiers, 10th Earl of Jersey

Fictional Characters

* Villiers is a character in the Elizabethan play "Edward III" which was possibly written by William Shakespeare. He is based on an unnamed Norman knight mentioned in Jean Froissart's "Chronicles" who was held prisoner by Walter de Manny (de Manny is replaced by William Montacute, 1st Earl of Salisbury in the play)
* Diana Villiers is a fictional character in the Aubrey-Maturin series by Patrick O'Brian
* Villiers, M's Assistant in the James Bond film Casino Royale

Companies

* Villiers Ltd UK engine, bicycle and motorcycle part manufacturers


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  • Villiers — steht für: Villiers (Familienname), der Familienname Villiers Villiers Ltd, britischer Hersteller von Fahrrädern und Motorradteilen Villiers (Métro Paris), eine Station der Metro Paris Villiers ist der Name folgender Orte in der Schweiz: Villiers …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Villiers (NE) — Villiers (Neuchâtel) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Villiers. Villiers Une vue d ensemble de la commune serait la bienvenue Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Villiers — puede referirse a:  Francia Villiers, comuna francesa situada en Indre. Villiers, comuna francesa situada en Vienne …   Wikipedia Español

  • Villiers [1] — Villiers (spr. wiljē), Schlacht bei, s. Villiers sur Marne …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Villiers — (spr. Willjähr), I. Großmeister des Johanniterordens: 1) Jean, 1289–97, s.u. Johanniterorden S. 22. 2) Philippe V. de l Ile Adam, 1521–34. s. ebd. S. 23. II. Andere Personen: 3) Georg, Herzog von Buckingham, s. Buckingham 3). 4) Francis, s. ebd.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Villiers [2] — Villiers (spr. willjers), engl. Familienname, s. Buckingham 1) und 2), Clarendon 2) und Cleveland (Herzog von) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Villiers — Villĭers, George, Vater und Sohn, engl. Staatsmänner, s. Buckingham (engl. Herzöge) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Villiers [2] — Villĭers, George William, engl. Staatsmann, s. Clarendon …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Villiers — Villiers, George …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Villiers — [vil′ərz, vilyərz] George see BUCKINGHAM 1st Duke of, & BUCKINGHAM 2d Duke ofbio …   English World dictionary


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