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He became rector of St James's, Westminster, in 1733, and bishop of Bristol in 1735.
The Lower or Bristol Avon rises on the eastern slope of the Cotteswold Hills in Gloucestershire, collecting the waters of several streams south of Tetbury and east of Malmesbury.
In 1800 he settled at Westbury near Bristol, and began to determine star-places with a fine altitude and azimuth circle of 22 ft.
The cliffs and woods have been so far disfigured by quarries that public feeling was aroused, and in 1904 an "Avon Gorge Committee" was appointed to report to the corporation of Bristol on the possibility of preserving the beauties of the locality.
Christopher went to school near Bristol, in England, returned to America in 1741, was afterwards employed in a counting house in Philadelphia, and became a merchant and planter at Charleston.Advertisement
It has also been conferred during the closing years of the 19th century by letters patent on other cities - Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol, Sheffield, Leeds, Cardiff, Bradford, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Belfast, Cork.
Cromwell was present at the sieges of Bridgwater, Bath, Sherborne and Bristol; and later, in command of four regiments of foot and three of horse, he was employed in clearing Wiltshire and Hampshire of the royalist garrisons.
Bristol, Exeter and other important towns have been laid, and eventually telegraphic communication between every important town in the United Kingdom will be rendered safe from interruptions caused by gales or snowstorms.
In 1892, on the Bristol Channel, he established communication between Lavernock Point and an island called Flat Holme in that channel by placing at these positions insulated single-wire circuits, earthed at both ends and laid as far as possible parallel to each other, the distance between them being 3.3 m.
Some of these experiments were made on Salisbury Plain and others in the Bristol Channel between Lavernock and Flat Holm and Bream Down in 1897.Advertisement
The town owed its origin and growth to its position on the shores of the Bristol Channel, and its good harbour developed an oversea trade with Bristol, South Wales and the Irish ports.
It flows east and south in a wide curve, through a broad upper valley past Chippenham and Melksham, after which it turns abruptly west to Bradford-on-Avon, receives the waters of the Frome from the south, and enters the beautiful narrow valley in which lie Bath and Bristol.
Below Bristol the valley becomes the Clifton Gorge, famous for its wooded cliffs and for the Clifton suspension bridge which bestrides it.
From Bristol downward the river is one of the most important commercial waterways in England, as giving access to that great port.
The length of the river, excluding minor sinuosities, is about 75 m., the distance from Bradford to Bath being to m., thence to Bristol 12 m., and thence to the mouth 8 m.Advertisement
Dr Coke was ordained at Bristol, England, in September, and in the following December, in a conference of the churches in America at Baltimore, he ordained and consecrated Asbury, who refused to accept the position until Wesley's choice had been ratified by the conference.
In 1822 he was appointed dean of Peterborough; in 1830, bishop of Gloucester (with which the see of Bristol was amalgamated in 1836).
Another well-known bed, formerly known as the "Bristol" or "Lias" Bone Bed, exists in the form of several thin layers of micaceous sandstone, with the remains of fish and saurians, which occur in the Rhaetic Black Paper Shales that lie above the Keuper marls in the south-west of England.
The ports in Great Britain at which foreign animals may be landed are Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Hull, Liverpool, London; t 'Manchester and Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
He was a select preacher at Oxford in 1895-1897, and at Cambridge in 1900; he received a canonry in Bristol cathedral in 1893, but retained his wardenship of Toynbee Hall, while relinquishing the living of St Jude's.Advertisement
For two years the movement spread rapidly throughout the north of England, and in 1654 more than sixty ministers went to Norwich, London, Bristol, the Midlands, Wales and other parts.
John Wilkinson and John Story of Westmorland, together with William Rogers of Bristol, raised a party against Fox concerning the management of the affairs of the society, regarding with suspicion any fixed arrangement for meetings for conducting church business, and in fact hardly finding a place for such meetings at all.
The earliest schools which are still existing were formed at Bristol, for boys in 1810 and for girls in the following year.
An excellent portraiture of early Quakerism is given in William Tanner's Lectures on Friends in Bristol and Somersetshire.
In February Whitefield went to Bristol, where his popularity was unbounded.Advertisement
Wesley's headquarters at Bristol were in the Horse Fair, where a room was built in May 1739 for two religious societies which had been accustomed to meet in Nicholas Street and Baldwin Street.
The memorable arrangement in Bristol was made a few weeks before Wesley's field of labour was extended to the north of England in May 1742.
Up till 1742 Wesley's work was chiefly confined to London and Bristol, with the adjacent towns and villages or the places which lay between them.
He opened dispensaries in London and Bristol and was keenly interested in medicine.
At last matters became so intolerable that the merchants of London and Bristol petitioned the crown to take possession and restore order, and Captain Woodes Rogers was sent out as the first crown governor and arrived at New Providence in 1718.
It was for centuries a "head port," its limits extending from Chepstow to Llanelly; in the 18th century it sank to the position of "a creek" of the port of Bristol, but about 1840 it was made independent, its limits for customs' purposes being defined as from the Rumney estuary to Nash Point, so that technically the "port of Cardiff" includes Barry and Penarth as well as Cardiff proper.
Its builder was probably Robert, earl of Gloucester, who also built Bristol castle.
The only other building of historic interest is the church of St John the Baptist, which is in the Perpendicular style, its fine tower having been built about 1443 by Hart, who also built the towers of Wrexham and St Stephen's, Bristol.
A later result of this method of investigation was the discovery of a new member of the rare earths, monium or victorium, the spectrum of which is characterized by an isolated group of lines, only to be detected photographically, high up in the ultra-violet; the existence of this body was announced in his presidential address to the British Association at Bristol in 1898.
Thus a well-marked depression in the Cotteswolds brings the head of the (Gloucestershire) Coln, one of the head-streams of the Thames, very close to that of the Isborne, a tributary of the upper Avon; the parting between the headstreams of the Thames and the Bristol Avon sinks at one point, near Malmesbury, below 300 ft.; and head-streams of the Great Ouse rise little more than two miles from, and only some 300 ft.
The canals in use communicating with the Thames, in addition to the Thames and Severn canal, are the Oxford canal, giving communication from that city with the north, the Kennet and Avon canal from Reading to the Bristol Avon, the Grand Junction at Brentford, the Regent's canal at Limehouse, and the Grand Surrey canal at Rotherhithe.
A small island, Hog Island, is included in the township. The principal village, also known as Bristol, is a port of entry with a capacious and deep harbour, has manufactories of rubber and woollen goods, and is well known as a yacht-building centre, several defenders of the America Cup, including the "Columbia" and the "Reliance," having been built in the Herreshoff yards here.
At the close of King Philip's War in 1676, Mount Hope Neck (which had been the seat of the vanquished sachem), with most of what is now the township of Bristol, was awarded to Plymouth Colony.
In 1680, immediately after Plymouth had conveyed the "Neck" to a company of four, the village was laid out; the following year, in anticipation of future commercial importance, the township and the village were named Bristol, from the town in England.
Pembroke is probably an Anglo-Norman form of the Cymric Penfro, the territory lying between Milford Haven and the Bristol Channel, now known as the Hundred of Castlemartin.
Among Bristol's manufacturing establishments are machine shops, rolling mills, a planing mill, yarn, hosiery and worsted mills, and factories for making carpets, wall paper and patent leather.
Bristol was one of the first places to be settled in Pennsylvania after William Penn received his charter for the province in 1681, and from its settlement until 1725 it was the seat of government of the county.
Ram Mohan Roy soon after left India for England, and took up his residence in Bristol, where he died in 1835.
He had spoken in the House of Commons on the 13th of February, but since then had been prostrated and unable to transact business, his illness dating really from a serious heart attack in the night of the 13th of November at Bristol, after a speech at the Colston banquet.
Glass-cutting was carried on at works in Birmingham, Bristol, Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Newcastle, Stourbridge, Whittington and Waterford.
In England the chief centres of the industry were Bristol, Birmingham, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Stourbridge and York.
In December 1861 he was rewarded with the see of Gloucester and Bristol, and within a twelvemonth he was elevated to the archiepiscopal see of York.
In 1307 he became governor of Bristol Castle, and afterwards Edward II.
In February 1643 Fiennes was sent down to Bristol, arrested Colonel Essex the governor, executed the two leaders of a plot to deliver up the city, and received a commission himself as governor on the 1st of May 1643.
In 1643 he took an active part in the proceedings against Nathaniel Fiennes for the surrender of Bristol, and showed a vindictive energy in the prosecution of Archbishop Laud.
Layard, of the Ceylon Civil Service, was the son of Charles Peter Layard, dean of Bristol, and grandson of Daniel Peter Layard, the physician.
The coalfield extends northwestward towards Bristol, and is of great importance to the manufactures of that city.
Lubeck and Hamburg, however, dominated the German trade in the ports of the east coast, notably in Lynn and Boston, while they were strong in the organized trading settlements at York, Hull, Ipswich, Norwich, Yarmouth and Bristol.
The state has a natural water outlet in the Providence river and Narragansett Bay, but there is lack of adequate dockage in Providence harbour, and insufficient depth of water for ocean traffic. The ports of entry are Providence (by far the largest, with imports valued at $ 1, 8 93,55 1, and exports valued at $12,517 in 1909), Newport and Bristol.
There are state training-schools for teachers at Providence, Cranston, Bristol, Barrington, Central Falls, Warwick and Pawtucket.
The Soldiers' Home (1891) at Bristol, the Butler Hospital for the Insane (1847) at Providence, and a Sanitarium (1905) at Wallum Lake, in the township of Burrillville, also receive state aid.
After receiving a very limited education he was apprenticed to a linen manufacturer, but, finding the employment uncongenial, he resumed school-life at the institution founded by Wesley at Kingswood, near Bristol.
But the boy proving too sensitive for the life of a public day school, was sent to Bristol to the private academy of Dr Lant Carpenter, under whom he studied for two years.
The story was founded on Dempier's Voyage round the World (1697), and still more on Alexander Selkirk's adventures, as communicated by Selkirk himself at a meeting with Defoe at the house of Mrs Damaris Daniel at Bristol.
Bristol is served by the Holston Valley, the Southern, the Virginia & South-Western, and the Norfolk & Western railways, and is a railway centre of some importance.
Bristol was settled about 1835, and the town of Bristol, Tennessee, was first incorporated in 1856.
Among other works with which Britton was associated either as author or editor are Historical Account of Redcliffe Church, Bristol (1813); Illustrations of Fonthill Abbey (1823); Architectural Antiquities of Normandy, with illustrations by Pugin (1825-1827); Picturesque Antiquities of English Cities (1830); and History of the Palace and Houses of Parliament at Westminster (1834-1836), the joint work of Britton and Brayley.
On the 26th of October 1326, after the fall of Bristol, he was proclaimed warden of the kingdom .during his father's absence.
Smaller isolated fields are those of the Forest of Dean (Gloucestershire) and the field on either side of the Avon above Bristol.
The bishop, who attended the Conqueror's funeral, joined in the great rising against William Rufus next year (1088), making Bristol, with which (as Domesday shows) he was closely connected and where he had built a strong castle, his base of operations.
In 1 9 051906 the percentage of average attendance in the public schools to the number of children (between 5 and 15 years) in the state was 80; in Barnstable county it was 95, and in Plymouth 92; and the lowest rate of any county was 68, that of Bristol.
The uplands of this district are bounded by the low alluvial plain of Sedgemoor on the east, by the lower basin of the Exe on the south, by the basin of the Taw (in part) on the west, and by the Bristol Channel on the north.
He began teaching in Bristol, Conn., in 1823, and subsequently conducted schools in Cheshire, Conn., in 1825-1827, again in Bristol in 1827-1828, in Boston in 1828-1830, in Germantown, now part of Philadelphia, in 1831-1833, and in Philadelphia in 1833.
There are eight colleges in England, viz., besides Mansfield and Cheshunt, New and Hackney Colleges, London; Western College, Bristol; Yorkshire United College, Bradford; Lancashire Independent College, Manchester; the Congregational Institute, Nottingham.
The areas occupied vary from about 300 acres (New York) to about 8 acres (Bristol, England).
This total increased very rapidly, and in 1902 a monthly service of steamers was established from Limon to Bristol and Manchester.
Situated on a slightly elevated headland facing Swansea Bay and the Bristol Channel, it has fine sands, rocks and breezy commons, on one of which, near golf links resorted to from all parts of Glamorgan, is "The Rest," a convalescent home for the working classes, completed in 1891, with accommodation for eighty persons.
Offor (London, 1836); reproduced in facsimile by Francis Fry (Bristol, 1862).
Passenger steamers, however, also serve Liverpool, Heysham, Bristol, the south coast ports of England and London; Edinburgh and Glasgow, and other ports of Great Britain.
Previous to his departure for England, Henry bestowed the government on Hugh de Lacy, having granted by charter "to his subjects of Bristol his city of Dublin to inhabit, and to hold of him and his heirs for ever, with all the liberties and free customs which his subjects of Bristol then enjoyed at Bristol and through all England."
In 1885 he was elected for West Bristol, and the Conservative party having returned to power, became chancellor of the exchequer and leader of the House of Commons.
The annexed plan of the Abbey of St Augustine's at Bristol, now the cathedral church of that city, shows the arrangement of the buildings, which departs very little from the ordinary Benedictine type.
John Cabot, sailing from Bristol, reached the shores of Canada in 1497.
On the 21st of November at Bristol he insisted on his programme being adopted, and Mr Balfour was compelled to abandon the position he had held with so much tactical dexterity for two years past.
The more so, as this is consonant with the determination of the Conference held at Bristol when he was supposed to be near death there, and confirmed in succeeding Conferences."
The feeling in Bristol was very strong.
A commission appointed to inquire into the disturbances caused by his preaching in Bristol severely censured the conduct of his opponents; and, when the bishop prohibited him from preaching in his diocese, he obtained from Cranmer a special licence to preach throughout the province of Canterbury.
So prosperous was the business that in1827-1829the company built a number of locks which made the Lehigh navigable in either direction, and in1827-1832the state did the same for the Delaware between the mouth of the Lehigh and Bristol.
Work was begun on the system in 1826 and was continued without interruption until 1840, when the completed or nearly completed portions embraced a railway from Philadelphia to Columbia on the Susquehanna, a canal up the Susquehanna and the Juniata from Columbia to Hollidaysburg, a portage railway from Hollidaysburg through Blair's Gap in the Alleghany Front to Johnstown on the Conemaugh river, a canal down the Conemaugh, Kiskiminetas, and Allegheny rivers to Pittsburg, a canal up the Susquehanna and its west branch from the mouth of the Juniata to Farrandsville, in Clinton county, a canal up the Susquehanna and its north branch from Northumberland nearly to the New York border, and a canal up the Delaware river from Bristol to the mouth of the Lehigh; considerable work had also been done on two canals to connect the Ohio river with Lake Erie.
Afterwards his fortunes waned, and he died at Bristol on the 10th of August 1680.
The factory was removed to Bristol about 1770, and the business was afterwards sold to Richard Champion and others and became the well-known Bristol Porcelain Manufactory.
He was brought to England during his mother's conflict with Stephen (1142), and was placed under the charge of a tutor at Bristol.
In 1822 he paid a short visit to Paris, where he met many of the distinguished men of science then living in the French capital, and he attended several of the earlier meetings of the British Association at York, Oxford, Dublin and Bristol.
The Bethesda congregation at Bristol, where George Muller was the most influential member, received into communion several of Newton's followers and justified their action.
It lies on the right (east) bank of the river Parret, near the point where that river debouches from the hills on to the plain through which it flows to the Bristol Channel.
In these circumstances he determined to try the effect of complete change of scene and occupation, and in 1734 entered a business house in Bristol.
Savage went to the west of England, lived there as he had lived everywhere, and in 1743 died, penniless and heartbroken, in Bristol Gaol.
Devon, is known as "orbicular silica" or "beekite," having been named after Dr Henry Beeke, dean of Bristol, who first directed attention to such deposits.
Accused of heresy in 1538, he fled to England, where a similar charge was brought against him at Bristol in the following year.
From Bridgwater the army marched through Glastonbury to attack Bristol, into which Lord Feversham had hastily thrown a regiment of foot-guards.
Born at Bristol on the 27th of June 1786, he was educated at Westminster school and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated in 1808.
In the vicinity is Ickworth, the seat of the marquess of Bristol, a great mansion of the end of the 18th century.
To record the variations of the vertical component use is made of a magnet mounted on knife edges so that it can turn freely about a horizontal axis at right angles to its 1 Report British Association, Bristol, 18 9 8, P. 741.
The Usk (56 m.) flows through Breconshire, and joins the Bristol Channel at Newport in Monmouthshire.
The Taff (40 m.), rising amongst the Brecon Beacons, enters the Bristol Channel at Cardiff.
Steamboats likewise ply between Milford, Tenby, Swansea and Cardiff and Bristol; also between Swansea and Cardiff and Dublin; and there is a regular service between Swansea and Ilfracombe.
It was during these disastrous Mercian wars that there first appeared on the Welsh coasts the Norse and Danish pirates, who harried and burnt the small towns and flourishing monasteries on the shores of Cardigan Bay and the Bristol Channel.
Edward Terrill, who died in 1685, left a considerable part of his estate for the instruction of young men desiring to be trained for the ministry, under the superintendence of the pastor of the Broadmead Church, Bristol, of which he was a member.
In 1770 the Bristol Education Society was formed to enlarge this academy; and about the year 1811 the present Bristol Baptist College was erected.
Out of this railway grew one of the largest companies, the London & North-Western; while the most extensive system as regards mileage, the Great Western, originated in a line from Paddington, London, to Bristol, for which an act of parliament was obtained in 1835, and which was opened in 1841.
His letter, in terza rima, to Lucy, Countess of Bristol, is one of the finest examples of this form in English literature.
In the same year he visited Oxford, and after a short tour in Wales went to Bristol, where he met Southey.
At Bristol Coleridge formed the acquaintance of Joseph Cottle, the bookseller, who offered him thirty guineas for a volume of poems. In October of 1795 Coleridge married Sarah Fricker, and took up his residence at Clevedon on the Bristol Channel.
Coleridge began to lecture in Bristol on politics and religion.
From this sprang the Lyrical Ballads, to which Coleridge contributed The Ancient Mariner, the Nightingale and two scenes from Osorio, and after much cogitation the book was published in 1798 at Bristol by Cottle, to whose reminiscences, often indulging too much in detail, we owe the account of this remarkable time.
George seemed to think his obligation sufficiently discharged by appointing Butler in 1738 to the bishopric of Bristol, the poorest see in the kingdom.
This, together with the fact that over the altar of his private chapel at Bristol he had a cross of white marble, gave rise to an absurd rumour that the bishop had too great a leaning towards Romanism.
He was buried in the cathedral of Bristol, and over his grave a monument was erected in 1834, with an epitaph by Southey.
He even asked John Wesley, in 1739, to desist from preaching in his diocese of Bristol, and in a memorable interview with the great preacher remarked that any claim to the extraordinary gifts of the Holy Spirit was "a horrid thing, a very horrid thing, sir."
It is the most westerly port of the Bristol Channel and the nearest to the open sea, only 35 m.
The name Swansea stands for Sweyn's "ey" or inlet, and may have been derived from King Sweyn Forkbeard, who certainly visited the Bristol Channel and may have established a small settlement at the estuary of the Tawe.
He obtained a B.Sc. from London University in 1875 with high honours and a D.Sc. in 1878, when he became professor of experimental physics in University College, Bristol.
He became prebendary of Gloucester in 1753, chaplain to the king in 1754, prebendary of Durham in 1755, dean of Bristol in 1757, and in 1 759 bishop of Gloucester.
In 1887 he was presented to a canonry in Bristol cathedral, and he was chaplain-in-ordinary to Queen Victoria and King Edward VII.
By the latter he was recommended to Dr Thomas Beddoes, who was in 1798 establishing his Medical Pneumatic Institution at Bristol for investigating the medicinal properties of various gases.
Galvanic phenomena had already engaged his attention before he left Bristol, but in London he had at his disposal a large battery which gave him much greater opportunities.
Its trade is mainly with Bristol and the ports of South Wales.
He is said to have then entered the Cistercian monastery at Gloucester; but in 1538 a John Hooper appears among the names of the Black friars at Gloucester and also among the White friars at Bristol who surrendered their houses to the king.
In 1645 he was present as major in the engagement at Langport on the 10th of July, at Hambleton Hill on the 4th of August, and on the 10th of September he commanded the horse at the storming of Bristol.
Wales, on the other hand, projecting into the western sea between Liverpool Bay and the estuary of the Dee on the north, and the Bristol Channel on the south, is practically all mountainous, and has in Snowdon, in the north-west, a higher summit than any in England-3560 ft.
In the northern part of Somersetshire, two ranges, short but well defined, lie respectively east and west of a low plain which slopes to the Bristol Channel.
On the west there are Solway Firth, Morecambe Bay, the estuaries of the Mersey and Dee, Cardigan Bay of the Welsh coast, and the Bristol Channel and Severn estuary.
Region, which stretches from the Scottish border to the division centre of England, running south; (3) Wales, occupying the peninsula between the Mersey and the Bristol Channel, and extending beyond the political boundaries of the principality to include Shropshire and Hereford; and (4) the peninsula of Cornwall and Devon.
The streams of the southern and western slopes are short and many, flowing directly to the Bristol Channel and the Irish Sea; but the no less numerous streams of the eastern slopes gather themselves into three river systems, and reach the sea as the Dee, the Severn and the Wye.
The northern coast, bordering the Bristol Channel, is steep, with picturesque cliffs and deep bays or short valleys running into the high land, each occupied by a little seaside town or village.
One such outcrop of Carboniferous Limestone in the south forms the Mendip Hills; another of the Coal Measures increases the importance of Bristol, where it stands at the head of navigation on the southern Avon.
Various lines of reasoning unite in proving that the Mesozoic rocks of the south rest upon a mass of Palaeozoic rocks, which lies at no very great depth beneath the surface of the anticlinal axis running from the Bristol Channel to the Strait of Dover.
It is more usual to tunnel under such channels, and the numerous Thames tunnels, the Mersey tunnel between Liverpool and Birkenhead, and the Severn tunnel, the longest in the British Islands (42 m.), on the routes from London to South Wales, and from Bristol to the north of England, are all important.
Numerous additional main lines - Reading to Newbury, Weymouth and the west, a new line opened in 1906 between Castle Cary and Langport effecting a great reduction in mileage between London and Exeter and places beyond; Didcot, Oxford, Birmingham, Shrewsbury, Chester with connexions northward, and to North Wales; Oxford to Worcester, and Swindon to Gloucester and the west of England; South Welsh system (through route from London via Wootton Bassett or via Bristol, and the Severn tunnel), Newport, Cardiff, Swansea, Milford.
The lower or estuarine courses of some of the English rivers as the Thames, Tyne, Humber, Mersey and Bristol Avon, are among the most important waterways in the world, as giving access for seaborne traffic to great ports.
The fishing grounds extend along the coast from the extreme south-east past the Aleutians into Bristol Bay.
The second salmon stream is the Nushagak, flowing into Bristol Bay; this bay is the richest fishing field of Alaska, furnishing in 1901, 35% of the total production.
Among the manufactures of the borough of Bristol are clocks, woollen goods, iron castings, hardware, brass ware, silverplate and bells.
Bristol clocks, first manufactured soon after the War of Independence, have long been widely known.
Bristol, originally a part of the township of Farmington, was first settled about 1727, but did not become an independent corporation until the formation, in 1742, of the first church, known after 1744 as the New Cambridge Society.
In 1785 New Cambridge and West Britain, another ecclesiastical society of Farmington, were incorporated as the township of Bristol, but in 1806 they were divided into the present townships of Bristol and Burlington.
The congress opened at Utrecht on the 29th of January 1712, the English representatives being John Robinson, bishop of Bristol, and Thomas Wentworth, earl of Strafford.
It is served by the Baltimore & Ohio, the Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington (the Pennsylvania system), the Baltimore & Annapolis Short Line, the Baltimore, Chesapeake & Atlantic; the Northern Central; the Western Maryland and the Maryland & Pennsylvania railways; and by steamship lines running directly to all the more important ports on the Atlantic coast of the United States, to ports in the West Indies and Brazil, to London, Liverpool, Southampton, Bristol, Leith, Glasgow, Dublin, Belfast, Havre, Antwerp, Rotterdam, Bremen, Hamburg and other European ports.
He then began an evangelizing tour in Bath, Bristol and other towns, his eloquence at once attracting immense multitudes.
At Kingswood Hill, Bristol, his addresses to the colliers soon attracted crowds, and his voice was so clear and powerful that it could reach 20,000 folk.
Davids in io81, and founded Cardiff Castle to mark the boundary of his realm north of the Bristol Channel.
The most extraordinary symptom of the timewas a civic revolt at Bristol (1316), where thetownsfolk expelled the royal judges, and actually stood a siege before they would submit.
They were all caught by their pursuers; the two Despensers were executedthe one at Bristol, the other at Hereford.
Though it first spread from the ports of Bristol and Weymouth in the summer of 1348, it had not finished its destruction in northern England till 1350, and only spread into Scotland in the summer of that year.
There were, of course, many local feuds and riots which led to the destruction of property; well-known instances are the private war about Caister Castle between the duke of I Norfolk and the Pastons, and the battle of Nibley Green, near Bristol, between the Berkeleys and the Talbots.
The east coast ports seem to have thriven under his rule, but Bristol was not less prosperous.
The famous William Canynges, the patriarch of Bristol merchants, possessed 2500 tons of shipping, I including some ships of 900 tons, and traded in every sea.
With a charter from the king giving him leave to set up the English banner on all the lands he might discover, the Bristol Genoese trader John Cabot successfully passed the great sea in 1497, and discovered Newfoundland and its rich fishing stations.
Of Robert fitz Harding we know that he was a Bristol man whose wealth and importance were probably increased by the trade of the port.
A partisan of Henry, son of the empress, that prince before his accession to the throne granted him, by his charter at Bristol in the earlier half of 1153, the Gloucestershire manor of Bitton, and a hundred librates of land in the manor of Berkeley, Henry agreeing to strengthen the castle of Berkeley, which was evidently already in Robert's hands.
About this time Robert, who had founded St Augustine's Priory in Bristol, gave to the Black Canons there the five churches in Berkeley and Berkeley Herness.
But as the queen passed by Berkeley on her way to seize Bristol, she gave back the castle, which had been kept by the younger Despenser, to Thomas, the prisoner's heir, who, with Sir John Mautravers, soon received in his hold the deposed king brought thither secretly.
He was born at Bristol in 1546.
In 1774 he received the great distinction of being chosen s one of its representatives by Bristol, then the second town n the kingdom.
In this speech, moreover, and in the only less powerful one of the preceding year upon American taxation, as well as in the Letter to the Sheriffs of Bristol in 1777, we see the all-important truth conspicuously illustrated that half of his eloquence always comes of the thoroughness with which he gets up his case.
He had lost his seat for Bristol two years before, in consequence of his courageous advocacy of a measure of tolerance for the Catholics, and his still more courageous exposure of the enormities of the commercial policy of England towards Ireland.
There is regular communication by steamer with Cork, with Dublin and Belfast, with Fishguard, Glasgow, Liverpool, Bristol, Plymouth, Southampton, London and other ports.
In 1619 an attempt was made to induce Bristol merchants to settle in the city and undertake its government, but no one would respond to the invitation, and in 1626 the charter was restored.
But for an English trade, which sprang up out of the halfsmuggling, half-buccaneering enterprise of the Bristol merchants, the island would have fared badly, for during the whole of the 15th century their trade with England, exporting sulphur, eiderdown (of which the English taught them the value), wool, and salt stock-fish, and importing as before wood, iron, honey, wine, grain and flax goods, was their only link with the outer world.
The story of the rediscovery of Madeira by the Englishman Robert Machim or Machin, eloping from Bristol with his lady-love, Anne d'Arfet, in the reign of Edward III.
By his preaching at Bristol Wulfstan is said to have put an end to the kidnapping of English men and women and selling them as slaves.
Thus armed, and provided with gold extorted from his former subjects in Leinster, Dermod went to Bristol and sought the acquaintance of Richard de Clare, earl of Pembroke, a Norman noble of great ability but broken fortunes.
In all their negotiations with Ormonde and Glamorgan, Henrietta Maria and the earl of Bristol, the pope and Rinuccini stood out for an arrangement which would have destroyed the royal supremacy and established Romanism in Ireland, leaving to the Anglicans bare toleration, and to the Presbyterians not even that.
Mr Walter Long, unseated at Bristol, had made himself very popular among Irish Unionists, and a seat was found him in the constituency of South Dublin.
See Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, vols.
In reply to Mr Balfour's appeal for the sinking of differences (Newcastle, November 14), Mr Chamberlain insisted at Bristol (November 21) on the adoption of his fiscal policy; and Mr Balfour resigned on December 4, on the ground that he no longer retained the confidence of the party.
In January 1758 he left Virginia and lived in England until his death on the 27th of July 1770 at Clifton, Bristol.
The harbour on the northern beach is protected by an ancient stone pier, and in 1895 an iron pier was erected below the Castle Hill for the convenience of the steamboats which ply between the town and Bristol, Ilfracombe, &c. The trade of Tenby is inconsiderable, but the fisheries, for which the place was noted at an early period and which gave it its Welsh name of Dinbych y Pysgod, are of great value.
The great centres of the seed-oil trade (linseed, cotton-seed, rapeseed, castor-seed) are Hull, London, Liverpool, Bristol, Leith and Glasgow.
He is due to appear at Bristol Crown Court on 31st of October.
A man in Bristol, England, a former businessman, is a long-time explorer of paranormal phenomenon.
In The Tobacco Factory, Bristol has an intimate, engaging performance space, which deserves the national acclaim it has received.
After leaving school I spent 3 years in Bristol studying accountancy and now run my own business.
He is married to Janet, has two children and suffers from a lifelong addiction to Bristol City Football Club.
Thence to the merchant adventurers port city of Bristol.
A extremely rare albino African penguin chick, which hatched at Bristol zoo in November 2002, has died.
Visit the University of Bristol web site for more information on carbon allotropes.
The event has been organized by Debbie Howell, a senior healthcare assistant with North Bristol NHS Trust.
From there her interests led her to study auricular acupuncture in Bristol with the Society of Auricular Acupuncturists in 1981.
We had a rear axle fail near Bristol, early on in the ride.
In April 1910 Leslie Hartley became a boarder at Clifton College, a public school on the edge of Bristol.
Left-arm slow bowler Ian Fisher has been added to the 11 players which were on duty for the drawn game against Kent in Bristol.
Past trips have included visits to Bristol and Brecon, swimming, ice-skating, bowling, the theater and Pizza Hut.
When Michael Mears said " Go Bristol " the pace was set - fairly brisk and very positive.
London exported more wool broadcloth than Exeter, Southampton, Hull and Bristol added together.
The new appointments coincide with the Bristol Academy of Sport's move into its new purpose-built state-of-the-art campus near Filton High School.
By the fifteenth century it had become a house of Augustinian canons feeding only 27 of Bristol's poor.
The Matthew is a modern recreation of the square rigged caravel that John Cabot sailed from Bristol to Newfoundland in 1497.
He trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theater School before beginning a distinguished and varied career, which has encompassed all media.
The death of a domestic Siamese cat from a spongiform encephalopathy (SE) in Bristol was reported to Ministers in May 1990.
Thanks to the significant Caribbean and Asian populations in Bristol, there are no shortage of curries and jerk chicken in the city center.
Our friends from Bristol were very impressed with the Spode china.
This will include provision of a morning commuter service from Frome to Bristol.
There will be public consultation which is on the Bristol City Council website.
The next day I waited on him, and received a relation of his wonderful deliverance in the Bristol Channel.
Still the good news is the liberal democrats are poised for victory in Bristol.
Bristol Shoguns will take on Gloucester on Saturday in what looks to be a juicy west Country Derby in the Powergen Cup quarter finals.
North Bristol's Brunel satellite dialysis unit fits in with Government plans to expand haemodialysis capacity according to patients ' clinical and lifestyle needs.
Became partner of Arthur Young in Bristol and London, then ran own business in medical disposables.
A spokeswoman from Bristol Council said the decision to remove the doormats was about minimizing the risk of possible future accidents.
The daily Plymouth Bristol operation will also dovetail into the new Leeds route.
Newcastle moved downfield dangerously and got close to the Bristol line.
He was the son of a linen draper of the town of Bristol, where he was born in 1744.
They conceded 89 goals, including a 5-1 away drubbing at Watford and, worse, a 5-2 home clattering against Bristol City.
The first chocolate Easter eggs were made by Fry's of Bristol.
Ian [resident theater electrician at the Civic] left to go to Bristol.
Yet centuries later Bristol was once again embroiled in that shameful trade.
In his letter to the Bristol Evening Post, the Chancellor gave his wholehearted endorsement to the Bristol based project.
Joan 10th worst - April 04 Joan Collin's Bristol & West ads have been voted 10th worst celebrity endorsement.
In 1884 " The Bristol Mercury published a series of articles entitled " The Homes of the Bristol Poor " .
The cities of Birmingham, Bristol, Southampton and London are all approximately equidistant from Oxford.
A man from Liverpool has been given a suspended jail sentence after selling fake Bristol University degree certificates.
The annual balloon fiesta is a four-day event held at the Ashton Court Estate in Bristol.
Bristol's football teams enjoyed mixed fortunes over the weekend.
From catching Roach, Bream and Chub from a sluggish Bristol Avon to the sometimes frantic sport encountered on the modern-day commercial waters.
The amazing big blue bus regular party goers to Bristol city center on a Saturday night may have seen her around.
Vacancies We recruit graduates into our audit team in the Bristol office.
Jimmy Rimmer produced an outstanding save from a downward header from a corner in the last minute of the Bristol City match in 1985.
Wonderfully sited for visiting historic Wells, Bath, Bristol and Glastonbury, with pretty villages and ancient landmarks close by.
Search for heritage accommodation in South West England www.heritagesouthwest.co.uk Orchard House, Chew Stoke, Bristol A friendly home-from-home to use as your base.
August The first airborne interception (AI) radar sets are fitted into 30 Royal Air Force Bristol Blenheim aircraft.
Mario di Bernardo appointed to a 5 year temporary lectureship at Bristol.
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Bristol is highly likely to lose its Objective 2 EU status (based on GDP per head) from 2006.
Bristol Jazz Festival Late August This is a fairly low-key event held in Kings Street during the August Bank Holiday.
A pilot scheme run by Bristol council was so popular that the council now employs taxi marshals permanently.
Well established Bristol based Solicitors providing specialist advice and help in Family Law, including matrimonial, children and cohabitation law.
Bristol International Airport had a successful season during the World Cup, with security measures limiting the amount of recorded crime.
Bristol Discussion Group had to adapt, however reluctantly, to a middle class milieu concerned with constitutional reform, Black Power and Feminism.
Shake King will be exclusively visiting Propaganda in Bristol every month to provide the finest vodka milkshakes on the planet!
In 1751 he was accused of sexual misconduct with several young women from the Bristol Circuit.
The proto -type aluminum mountings were no match for the pot holes of Bristol Town.
A fourth Bristol site has produced possible evidence for the structure of the furnace into which tipping muffles were set.
We have legal experts nationwide in places such as London, Essex, Sussex, Bristol, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle and Liverpool.
Bristol merchants financed the Italian navigator Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) to sail west from Bristol in 1497 in his ship the Matthew.
England has none, with Bristol being the highest ranked in 34th place.
In the Commons, one of the most outspoken opponents to the Bill was the Recorder of Bristol, Sir Charles Wetherall.
He had a weekly allowance from the Society of a vessel filled with human ordure, about the bigness of a Bristol barrel.
He was intern in surgery at the University of Bristol prior to completing a PhD on canine osteoarthritis at Bristol Royal Infirmary.
The setting was in a rheumatology outpatient clinic in a large teaching hospital in the center of Bristol.
Quarter-final results and semi-final pairings Our BCF Council papers (Finance meeting, 24th April in Bristol) arrived a few days ago.
Based in modern offices in central Bristol close to transport links, they are currently seeking a paralegal to join their claimant PI team.
Young and Free is developing a brand new befriending service for young people aged 16 plus in the Bristol area.
The game was decided in the third quarter as Bristol finally got out of second gear and began to start playing some good polo.
The campaign involved placing provocative and eye-catching posters on the sides of 75 Bristol busses during a 2 month period in 2003.
Herbert accused Recorde of treason, removed him from control of the Bristol mint which ceased production.
The boat and its crew made steady progress, against a heavy swell, toward the stricken vessel in the Bristol Channel.
Like the Lancaster it was initially fitted with Rolls Royce Merlins but subsequent variants used the excellent Bristol Hercules sleeve valve radial engines.
For some reason the sky above Alaska seems strangely receptive to images of Bristol.
From Bristol you can expect a gorgeous city that's big on coffee houses, friendly pub revelry and slow-paced shopping.. .
Ray Lashley, Bristol, UK PAPER MONITOR TUESDAY 27 JUNE 1030 BST A service highlighting the riches of the daily press.
It attracted riders from across the spectrum of cycling and it was particularly pleasurable to see members of Bristol Cycling Campaign strongly in evidence.
Bristol has been an important English seaport for more than a thousand years.
The Reading number sixteen has previously snubbed moves to Bristol City, Preston, Stoke and the Busan Icons.
Long-running hospital soap ' Casualty ', plus the multi-award-winning Natural History Unit, are both based in Bristol.
Bristol being one of the single speed heavens of the UK we obviously have the same thing for all the single speeders out there.
The Spanish company's 50 per cent stake in Bristol Airport could exchange hands for about £ 106 million.
Bristol was captured by Prince Rupert during the Civil War the west becoming a prominent royalist stronghold.
Researchers at Bristol University's Department of Food Animal Science examined whether electrically stunned sheep respond to flashing lights following a stunned sheep respond to flashing lights following a stun.
No-one could have put it better and the Bristol fans were temporarily subdued as they watched the UWE fans chant at their victorious rowers.
For many years, the B.B. has proudly borne the subtitle ' Monthly Journal of the Bristol Exploration Club ' .
A few years later the building became a sugar refinery, sugar refinery, sugar and its refining being a major industry in Bristol for some time.
There are not enough superlatives for The Relaxation Center, Bristol should be proud to be home to such a place.
For a time, in 1734, not a single tollgate was left standing between Bristol and Gloucester.
Brendan, also a professional trumpeter, is Canon Precentor at Bristol Cathedral.
Polished wood finishes available to the Bath and Bristol rocking horse buyer include tulipwood, mahogany, utile, cherry, and oak.
Bristol west and quot we've eliminated auto insurance Tyler texas issue vehicle insurance.
While languishing at his estates at Kelston near Bristol and awaiting a return to royal favor, he invented the first water closet.
On the first night, in Bristol, we had water pistols instead of food on our rider.
The Brigstow Hotel, Bristol Located on the beautiful waterside in the city center of Bristol.
Whilst in the Bristol Channel they were navigating a busy waterway, sharing it with ocean going freighters, tankers and coasters.
Lex, 1st year student Go shopping in Bristol or Bath - they've got zillions of lovely shops!
For my first degree I read zoology at the University of Bristol.
He did valuable service, however, to his party by presiding over the Liberal Publication Department, and at the general election of 1906 he was returned for a division of Bristol.
Their early charters do not, like those of Bristol and other seaports, express this exemption in terms. It seems to have been derived from the general words of the charters which preserve their liberties and privileges.
A commission was given him as adjutant-general in the French army, which he hoped might protect him from the penalty of treason in the event of capture by the English; though he himself claimed the authorship of a proclamation said to have been issued by the United Irishmen, enjoining that all Irishmen taken with arms in their hands in the British service should be instantly shot; and he supported a project for landing a thousand criminals in England, who were to be commissioned to burn Bristol and commit any other atrocity in their power.
In 1878, at Bristol, the special awards were all for dairy appliances -milk-can for conveying milk long distances, churn for milk, churn for cream, butter-worker for large dairies, butterworker for small dairies, cheese-tub, curd knife, curd mill, cheese-turning apparatus, automatic means of preventing rising of cream, milk-cooler and cooling vat.
Here he lived for two years, using his leisure in preaching in the villages and at Bristol, conduct which brought him into collision with the backward clergy of the district, and led to his being summoned before the chancellor of Worcester (William of Malvern) as a suspected heretic; but he was allowed to depart without receiving censure or giving any undertaking.
The legislature has continually had regard to their refusal to take oaths, and not only the said act but also another of the same reign, and numerous others, subsequently passed, have respected the peculiar scruples of Friends (see Davis's Digest of Legislative Enactments relating to Friends, Bristol, 1820).
It was expected that all who could do so would contribute the penny a week suggested in Bristol, and give a shilling at the renewal of their quarterly ticket.
He was, however, pardoned, and the facility with which Bristol subsequently capitulated to the parliamentary army induced Cromwell and the generals to exonerate him completely.
Churchyard was employed to devise a pageant for the queen's reception at Bristol in 1574, and again at Norwich in 1578.
The Taff, the Nedd (with its tributaries the Hepste and the Mellte) and the Tawe, all rise on the south of the Beacon range, and passing through Glamorganshire, flow into the Bristol Channel, the upper reaches of the Nedd and its tributaries in the Vale of Neath being deservedly famous for its scenery.
Then there are the ' redbrick ' universities founded in the last century in large cities e.g. Leeds, Bristol, Manchester.
The University of Bristol cannot reimburse traveling costs or compensate people for lost working time.
The replica built in Bristol of John Cabot 's ship the Matthew.
From Bristol you can expect a gorgeous city that 's big on coffee houses, friendly pub revelry and slow-paced shopping...
Is Bristol, set among the rolling green hills of the west, really the most polluted city in the UK?
Bristol was captured by Prince Rupert during the Civil War the west becoming a prominent Royalist stronghold.
Bristol were then dealt a further blow as Roy Winters was penalized at the ruck area and was yellow carded.
Thrown together in the dark, possibly satanic even, pop mills of Bristol comes a different kind of product.
From an early date Bristol has been a seaport of great importance, its position being very favorable to commerce.
A new series of music workshops are currently being run in Bristol by the group.
A jury at Bristol Crown Court found him guilty and he is serving a life sentence at Gartree jail in Leicestershire.
Prior to meeting Alan Pardew for his showdown talks, Murray was in action for Bristol City, perhaps for the last time.
Steps are being taken to halt verbal slurs made to homeless sellers of the Big Issue magazine in Bristol.
The Spanish company 's 50 per cent stake in Bristol Airport could exchange hands for about £ 106 million.
Saturday, 14th August 2004 The Fondas recently appeared in Bristol with a stand-in drummer, Ian is currently off touring with Kasabian.
Researchers at Bristol University 's Department of Food Animal Science examined whether electrically stunned sheep respond to flashing lights following a stun.
For many years, the B.B. has proudly borne the subtitle ' Monthly Journal of the Bristol Exploration Club '.
A few years later the building became a sugar refinery, sugar and its refining being a major industry in Bristol for some time.
The world 's first, and to date only, commercial supersonic jet - Concorde - was designed and built in Bristol.
Together we agreed a common approach to creating sustainable communities which we called the Bristol Accord.
Last Saturday, I trundled down Bristol to " Britains Official UK Comics Festival ", Comics 2001.
Bristol west and quot we 've eliminated auto insurance tyler texas issue vehicle insurance.
He has a lot of unkind things to say about Bristol City Council.
Paul Roberts is vicar of two parishes in Bristol.
Bristol has launched a new research group focused on violence against women.
Jamie Forrester gave Bristol Rovers a first half lead with a well-taken free-kick at Cheltenham.
Bristol are the surprise leaders of the Premiership but they are tenacious and probably the most workmanlike side we have faced so far.
A walk down the zig zag path just below the suspension bridge brings you to Hotwells - the entrance to Bristol 's Floating Harbor.
Lex, 1st year student Go shopping in Bristol or Bath - they 've got zillions of lovely shops !
For my first degree I read Zoology at the University of Bristol.
James lived a rather upper-crust existence, attending several prestigious British schools including Woolhampton, Harrow, Bristol University, and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
Levi Johnston - In 2009, Bristol Palin's baby-daddy Levi Johnston bared all for Playgirl magazine.
Levi Johnston, whose claim to fame is that he fathered Bristol Palin's baby, wants to be a contestant on the reality TV show Dancing With the Stars.
Levi Johnston became a household name in 2008, when his girlfriend Bristol Palin, daughter of Sarah Palin, announced her pregnancy out of wedlock.
Johnston is currently pursuing a career in entertainment, as an actor and model, and is also shopping his story of being with Bristol Palin and how things unfolded during her mother's vice-presidential campaign.
Late last year, 19-year old Bristol Palin filed a petition in court for full physical and legal custody of her and Levi Johnston's son Tripp.
Now, another court battle begins as Bristol Johnston says that Levi needs to pony up some cash toward the care of Tripp.
Not to play devil's advocate, but, um, exactly what does Bristol Palin herself do to financially provide for her son?
Out here, in the real world, many people would wonder if Bristol Palin asking for almost $24,000 a year in child support is about need or greed.
Well, Bristol Palin's parents have deep pockets, so we can all expect this battle to be a big one.
Levi Johnston was locked in a court battle with Bristol Palin regarding how much he should pay to help support their son Tripp.
Levi spoke out saying that the whole mess was a case of Bristol's mama, Sarah Palin, railroading him.
No one's calling anyone a liar here, but in the end, the judge sided with Bristol Palin in the matter.
Bristol Palin was reportedly seen leaving the Alaskan courthouse while Levi decided not to show up for the hearing.
After graduating from the University of Iowa, Wilder studied theatre at the Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol, England.
The English Iris got its popular name in a rather curious way, being sent from its Pyrenean home, where its distribution is limited, to Bristol traders, thence to Holland.