Alnwick sentence example

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  • However, when ravaging the country near Alnwick, William was taken prisoner in July 1174, and after a short captivity at Richmond was carried to Normandy, where he soon purchased his release by assenting in December 1174 to the treaty of Falaise.
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  • The earl of Northumberland remained at Alnwick, but sent his sons Sir Henry and Sir Ralph against the enemy.
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  • He gave lectures on mechanics and hydrostatics in Morpeth, Alnwick and Newcastle, and was elected F.R.S.
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  • Almost at once he invaded Northumbria, and was killed at a place afterwards called Malcolm's Cross, near Alnwick, on the 13th of November 1093.
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  • If so the younger Bernard was one of the northern barons who raised the siege of Alnwick, and took William the Lion, king of Scotland, prisoner in July 1174.
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  • Of the convents of the Carmelite or White Friars we have a good example in the Abbey of Hulne, near Alnwick, the first of the order in England, founded A.D.
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  • He was an independent king, no vassal of England; as such (1093) he invaded Northumberland, and was slain at Alnwick.
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  • Malcolm would have been succeeded by his eldest son by Margaret, Edward, but he fell beside his father at Alnwick, and the succession was disputed between Duncan, son of Malcolm by his first wife; Edmund, eldest surviving son of Malcolm and Margaret; and Donald Ban, brother of Malcolm.
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  • The capture of William at Alnwick, in July 1174, permitted a Celtic revolt in Galloway, and necessitated the Treaty of Falaise, by which for fifteen years Scotland was absolutely a fief of England, though the clergy maintained their independence of the see of York, which was recognized by Pope Clement III.
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  • In August 1388 Douglas led the famous raid as far as Alnwick castle, which culminated in the battle of Otterburn, fought by moonlight.
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  • The justiciar, Richard de Lucy, routed the army of the earl of Leicester at Fornham in Snifolk, the castles of the rebel earls were subdued one after another, and William of Scotland was surprised and captured by a force of northern loyalists while he was besieging Alnwick (1173-1174).
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  • It is one of the most curious features of these wars that no town ever stood a siege, though there were several long and arduous sieges of baronial castles, such as Harlech, Alnwick and Barnborough.
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  • Railway communication is supplied by the east coast route to Berwick, the Waverley route through Liddesdale, the London & North-Western by Carlisle, the North British branch from Berwick to St Boswells, and the North Eastern lines from Berwick to Kelso, Alnwick to Coldstream, and Newcastle to Carlisle.
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  • Back to top THE common bellman John Stevens, our present Common bellman was adopted by the Freemen of Alnwick in 2003.
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  • A disability charity has condemned Alnwick's high school for denying a 12-year-old boy a place at the school.
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  • An interesting north east facing little overhanging crag situated about two miles north of Alnwick and just west of the A1.
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  • Dating from the 11th century, the timber motte castle at Alnwick was reconstructed of stone during the early part of the 12th century.
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  • His comments came after he and a colleague were both photographed while driving between 46 and 50mph on the A1 north of Alnwick.
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  • Some English strongholds, such as Alnwick, Chillingham, Ford and Naworth, have been modernized; others, like Norham, Wark and Warkworth, are picturesque ruins; but most of the Scottish fortresses have been demolished and their sites built over, or are now represented by grass-grown mounds.
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  • You may also wish to visit the fabulous Alnwick Garden featuring beautiful water gardens, rose garden and topiary walks.
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