How to use Beverley in a sentence
He was educated at Cambridge and afterwards entered politics, becoming private secretary to the Prime Minister, Lord Derby, from 1852 to 1855, and sitting as member for Beverley from 1854 to 1857.
There is a tradition that on one occasion the abbot of Beverley, anxious to investigate the case for himself, visited Mother Shipton's cottage disguised, and that no sooner had he knocked than the old woman called out "Come in, Mr Abbot, for you are not so much disguised but the fox may be seen through the sheep's skin."
Most of the changes which he advocated were wise and have since been adopted; but the violence of Mackenzie's attacks roused great anger among the social and political set at York (Toronto), which was headed by John Beverley Robinson.
On the 24th of September 1361 the king gave Wykeham a prebend in Beverley Minster, on the 1st of October the prebend of Oxgate in St Paul's (which he exchanged for Tattenhall on the 10th of December), on the 22nd of November a prebend in St David's cathedral, on the 10th of December a prebend in Wherwell Abbey, Hants.
He built the monastic church of St Peter at Gloucester, and rebuilt a large part of that of St John at Beverley.Advertisement
At his instigation, Folcard, a monk of Canterbury, wrote the Life of St John of Beverley.
In 1821 Captain Robertson retired to Beverley, where the boy was educated.
In Winchester, London, St Albans, Canterbury, Bury, Beverley, Scarborough and many other places the rioting was as violent as in the countryside.
There is more than one meaning of John Beverley discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
The latter is one of the chief examples of the period, to which must be added the cathedral of Salisbury (except the tower); the Galilee at Ely; nave and transept of Wells (1225-1240); nave of Lincoln; west front of Peterborough; and the minster at Beverley.Advertisement
The church of St John the Evangelist, commonly called Beverley Minster, is a magnificent building, exceeding in size and splendour some of the English cathedrals.
A monastery was founded here by John of Beverley (c. 640-721), a native of the East Riding, who was bishop successively of Hexham and of York, and was canonized in 1037.
Beverley was walled, and one gate of the 15th century remains; there are also some picturesque old houses.
Beverley is the seat of a suffragan bishop in the diocese of York.
Beverley (Beverlac) is said to be on the site of a British settlement.Advertisement
Evidently a church had existed there before 704, since in that year it was restored by St John of Beverley, who also founded a monastery there and was himself buried in the church.
In the devastation of the north of England which followed the Conquest, Beverley is said to have escaped by a miracle attributed to St John; the Norman leader, while about to enter and pillage the church, fell from his horse dead, and the king, thinking this a sign that the town was under the protection of heaven, exempted it from pillage.
From the time of St John of Beverley until the dissolution of the monasteries, the manor and town of Beverley belonged to the archbishopric of York, and is said to have been held under a charter of liberties supposed to have been granted by King lEthelstan in 925.
This charter, besides other privileges, is said to have granted sanctuary in Beverley, and the "leuga" over which this privilege extended was afterwards shown to include the whole town.
Cloth-weaving was one of the chief industries of Beverley; it is mentioned and appears to have been important as early as 1315.Advertisement
Thanks to Beverley, her local community can continue to have direct access to Norfolk Police.
Meanwhile in Beverley, Liberal Democrat John Bird and two Independents stormed to victory in Beverley St. Mary's ward, ousting the conservatives.
Attending this clinic is a consultant hematologist, Dr. Beverley Hunt, who has extensive experience in blood clotting disorders.
Home Office Minister Beverley Hughes told Assignment the government was working closely with the police and has arrested dozens of traffickers.
Passing through Woodmansey I catch a glimpse across the fields of the two mile distant Beverley Minster, looking very ghostly in the moonlight.Advertisement
Beverley and East Riding is a keen supporter of the LTA campaign Play Tennis 2006.
Eventually Beverley was forced to retire on health grounds.
Along came Beverley North from Home Stagers and virtually waved a magic wand !
Beverley Wedgwood offers absolutely splendid designs in both strapless and spaghetti strap styles.
For example, sites devoted to Beverley Mitchell and Jessica Biel both offer a decent collection of screen caps.Advertisement