Anglesey Sentence Examples
In November 1660 by his father's death he had become Viscount Valentia and Baron Mountnorris in the Irish peerage, and on the 20th April 1661 he was created Baron Annesley of Newport Pagnell in Buckinghamshire and earl of Anglesey in the peerage of Great Britain.
In the bitter religious controversies of the time Anglesey showed great moderation and toleration.
In 1681 Anglesey wrote A Letter from a Person of Honour in the Country, as a rejoinder to the earl of Castlehaven, who had published memoirs on the Irish rebellion defending the action of the Irish and the Roman Catholics.
In so doing Anglesey was held by Ormonde to have censured his conduct and that of Charles I.
In 1682 he wrote The Account of Arthur, Earl of Anglesey.Advertisement
Memoirs of Lord Anglesey were published by Sir P. Pett in 1693, but contain little biographical information and were repudiated as a mere imposture by Sir John Thompson (Lord Haversham), his son-in-law, in his preface to Lord Anglesey's State of the Government in 1694.
Lord Anglesey married Elizabeth, daughter and co-heiress of Sir James Altham of Oxey, Hertfordshire, by whom, besides other children, he had James, who succeeded him, Altham, created Baron Altham, and Richard, afterwards 3rd Baron Altham.
All the male descendants of the 1st earl of Anglesey became extinct in the person of George, 2nd earl of Mountnorris, in 1844, when the titles of Viscount Valentia and Baron Mountnorris passed to his cousin Arthur Annesley (1785-1863), who thus became 10th Viscount Valentia, being descended from the 1st Viscount Valentia, the father of the 1st earl of Anglesey in the Annesley family.
Amlwch is the terminus of the branch railway from Gaerwen to Amlwch, formerly the Anglesey Central Railway Company.
In 78 Agricola went to Britain, and both extended and consolidated the Roman dominion in that province, pushing his arms into North Wales and the Isle of Anglesey.Advertisement
Henry also gave him a grant of the island of Anglesey, with the castle of Beaumaris.
Anglesey was taken from him, and he was deprived of Roxburgh Castle in favour of his rival, the earl of Westmorland.
After conquering the Ordovices in North Wales and the island of Mona (Anglesey), during the next two years he carried his victorious arms to the Taiis (Tay; others read Tanaus, perhaps the north Tyne), and in his fourth campaign fortified the country between Clota and Bodotria (the firths of Clyde and Forth) as a protection against the attacks of the Caledonians.
In 1799 he married and settled at Llanfechell in Anglesey, giving up his trade as a weaver to become a small shopkeeper.
The news of the outbreak found the legate Suetonius Paulinus engaged in attacking Anglesey.Advertisement
Copper precipitate is taken from water pumped up from old copper mines on Parys Mountain in Anglesey.
Although she remained for two days off the coast of Anglesey, there was no serious attempt at pursuit.
The outcrops of these rocks succeed each other in order of age in roughly concentric belts, with the Archaean mass of the island of Anglesey as a centre, but the arrangement in detail is much disturbed and often very irregular.
The low island of Anglesey, which is built tip of the fundamental Archaean rocks, is important as a link in the main line of communication with Ireland, because it is separated from the mainland by a channel narrow enough to be bridged, and lies not far out of the straight line joining London and Dublin.
A favourable chance for revolt was provided by the absence of the governor-general, Suetonius Paulinus, and most of his troops in North Wales and Anglesey.Advertisement
Bede tells us that Edwin had subdued the islands of Anglesey and Man, and the Annales Cambriae record that he besieged Cadwallon (perhaps in 632) in the island of Glannauc (Puffin Island).
Holy Island is connected with Anglesey by an embankment, m.
The Anglesey Sea Zoo is Wales largest marine aquarium, nestling on the shores of the Menai Strait.
Holyhead is a popular seaside heathland course on Holy Island which is linked by a picturesque causeway to Anglesey.
Some passing fair-weather cumulus over Anglesey gave way to almost clear skies during the afternoon.Advertisement
At noon there were many fair weather cumulus over Anglesey but cloud development to the N and S continued.
Visibility was very good but low cloud was hugging the mountaintops and persisted over Anglesey.
In the afternoon there were heavier showers including sleet across Anglesey's higher ground around 1410 GMT.
In the afternoon there were heavier showers including sleet across Anglesey 's higher ground around 1410 GMT.
The existing power station supplies electricity directly to the metal smelting plant Anglesey Aluminum in Holyhead.
Tope of 23 lb (11.3 kg) caught from Anglesey shore mark, returned alive.
It is the best of forest trees to face the sea, as in Anglesey and many other windy places.