Bamburgh sentence example

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  • He sent an embassy to Charlemagne in 768 and was deposed in 774, whereupon he fled to Bamburgh and afterwards to the Picts.
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  • After him the chief power north of the Tyne came into the hands of a certain Eadulf of Bamburgh, who did not take the kingly title, but accepted the overlordship of Alfred the Great perhaps in 886.
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  • Eadred placed Northumbria in the hands of a certain Osulf, who is called high-reeve at Bamburgh.
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  • The chief royal residence was Bamburgh, and near it was the island of Lindisfarne, afterwards the see of a bishop. The first king of whom we have any record is Ida, who is said to have obtained the throne about 547.
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  • Howel Dda, king of West Wales, Owen, king of Cumbria, Constantine, king of the Scots, and Ealdred of Bamburgh, and henceforth he calls himself "rex totius Britanniae."
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  • gave the charge of the West March to Northumberland, while Henry Percy received the castles of Bamburgh, Roxburgh and Berwick, and the wardenship of the East March, with a salary of 3000 in peace time and L12,000 in war.
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  • 1863), was in 1903 created Baron Armstrong of Bamburgh and Cragside.
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  • Meanwhile he had published several small historical works; but his college and university duties left little time for writing, and in 1875 he accepted the vicarage of Embleton, a parish on the coast of Northumberland, near Dunstanburgh, with an ancient and beautiful church and a fortified parsonage house, and within reach of the fine library in Bamburgh Keep. Here he remained for nearly ten years, acquiring that experience of parochial work which afterwards stood him in good stead, taking private pupils, studying and writing, as well as taking an active part in diocesan business.
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  • Once she owed her escape from capture to the generosity of a Yorkist squire, who carried her off on his own horse; finally she and her son were brought to Bamburgh through the compassionate help of a robber, whom they had encountered in the forest.
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  • BAMBURGH, or Bamborough, a village in the Berwick-uponTweed parliamentary division of Northumberland, England, on the sea-coast, 22 m.
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  • from the coast at Bamburgh.
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  • The town of Bamburgh (Bebbanburgh) sprang up round the ancient castle.
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  • During the struggle for the crown between William Rufus and Robert of Normandy, Bamburgh was besieged by William, who, finding the defence too strong, erected and garrisoned a new castle before Bamburgh called FIG.
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  • Earl Robert of Northumberland, who was in command of Bamburgh, having been defeated in a sally, the castle surrendered to William in November 1095.
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  • The first mention of Bamburgh as a borough does not occur until 1169, when the men paid 22 marks to an aid.
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  • During the Scottish wars of the reign of Henry V., Bamburgh again suffered severely, so much so that in 1439 the burgesses had decreased in number from 120 to 13.
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  • Bamburgh was twice taken by the Yorkists in the Wars of the Roses and twice recovered by Queen Margaret.
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  • Bamburgh returned two members to parliament in 1295 and again in Edward III.'s reign, but since then has never been represented.
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  • In 1384 Lord Neville received licence to dig for sea-coal in Bamburgh, and mines of coal and lead existed there as late as 168 1.
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  • He joined the Danish army of invasion in the next year; but was afterwards able, from his possession of Bamburgh castle, to make terms with the conqueror, who left him undisturbed till 1072.
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  • He established a bishopric at Lindisfarne (Holy Isle) opposite the royal center of Bamburgh.
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  • Yesterday was Bamburgh beach and Berwick on Tweed, tomorrow the otter sanctuary in the North Pennines.
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  • undulatee turn toward the coast, driving through the gently undulating Borders scenery to the small coastal town of Bamburgh.
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  • Then we turn toward the coast, driving through the gently undulating Borders scenery to the small coastal town of Bamburgh.
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