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  • The Derby porcelain or china manufactory was started about 1750.
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  • Of the quartz-monzonite type are the whitish granites of Bethel and Rochester (Windsor county) and Randolph (Orange county), the light grey of Dummerston (Windham county), and the darker greys of Cabot (Washington county), Derby (Orleans county), Hardwick and Groton (Caledonia county) and Topsham (Orange county).
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  • In 917 Derby was captured from the Danes, and in the next year Leicester and York both submitted to her.
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  • Ansonia, Derby and Shelton form one of the most important industrial communities in the state.
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  • 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.
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  • Thus at Woodhead, lying high in the extreme north, it is 52.03 in., at Buxton 49.33 in., at Matlock, in the middle part of the Derwent valley, 35.2 in., and at Derby 24.35 in.
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  • These conditions contrast with those at Derby, in the southern lowland, where the figures are respectively 37.5°, 61.2° and 48.8°, while intermediate conditions are found at Belper, 9 m.
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  • For many of these this county has long been famous, especially for that of silk, which is carried on to a large extent in Derby, as well as in Belper and Duffield.
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  • There are smelting furnaces in several districts, as at Alfreton, Chesterfield, Derby, Ilkeston.
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  • In the north-east and north the Great Central system touches the county; in the west the North Staffordshire and a branch of the London & North-Western; while a branch of the Great Northern serves Derby and other places in the south.
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  • From 1295 until the Reform Act of 1832 the county and town of Derby each returned two members to parliament.
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  • The elder, Eleanor, was given in 1374 to Thomas of Woodstock, seventh son of Edward III.; the younger, Mary, to Henry, earl of Derby, son of John of Gaunt and afterwards Henry IV., in 1380 or 1381.
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  • On the 15th of October 1651 Lord Derby, who had been taken prisoner after the battle of Worcester, was brought here and executed the same day.
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  • On the west side these extend from Blacklow Hill to Axe Edge; on the east, from Derwent Edge to near Derby; outlying masses form the rough moorland on Kinder Scout and the picturesque tors near Stanton-by-Youlgreave.
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  • The Trent & Mersey canal crosses the southern part of the county, and there is a branch canal (the Derby) connecting Derby with this and with the Erewash canal, which runs north from the Trent up the Erewash valley.
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  • The municipal boroughs are Chesterfield (pop. 27,185), Derby, a county borough and the county town (114,848), Glossop (21,526), Ilkeston (2 5,384).
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  • Ecclesiastically the county constituted an irchdeaconry in the diocese of Lichfield, comprising the six deaneries of Derby, Ashbourne, High Peak, Castillar, Chesterfield and Repington.
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  • The assizes for Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire were held at Nottingham until the reign of Henry III., when they were held alternately at Nottingham and Derby until 1569, after which the Derbyshire assizes were held at Derby.
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  • The Ferrers estates were forfeited by Robert, earl of Derby, in the reign of Henry III.
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  • On the outbreak of the Civil War of the 17th century, the county at first inclined to support the king, who received an enthusiastic reception when he visited Derby in 1642, but by the close of 1643 Sir John Gell of Hopton had secured almost the whole county for the parliament.
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  • Derby, however, was always royalist in sympathy, and did not finally surrender till 1646; in 1659 it rebelled against Richard Cromwell, and in 1745 entertained the young Pretender.
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  • Dale Abbey, near Derby, was founded early in the 13th century for the Premonstratensian order.
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  • In 1880 at Carlisle, and in 1881 at Derby, the special awards were for broadside steam-diggers and string sheaf-binders respectively.
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  • But irrepressibles like John Benton broke through the "non-mission law," and pressed forward through the "Adam Bede" country to Derby (which became the 2nd circuit in 1816); Nottingham, where a great camp-meeting on Whit Sunday 1816 was attended by 12,000 people; Leicestershire, where Loughborough became the 3rd circuit, with extensions into Rutland, Lincolnshire and Norfolk; and ultimately to Hull, which became the 4th circuit, and where a meeting which deserves to be called the First Conference was held in June 1819.
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  • A "secret despatch," couched in arrogant and offensive terms, was addressed to the viceroy by Lord Ellenborough, then a member of the Derby administration, which would have justified the viceroy in immediately resigning.
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  • Several imprisonments, including that of George Fox at Derby in 1650-1651, were brought about under the Blasphemy Act of 1650, which inflicted penalties on any one who asserted himself to be very God or equal with God, a charge to which the Friends were peculiarly liable owing to their doctrine of perfection.
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  • He graduated in 1877, with a first class in classics, having won the Hertford, Craven, Eldon and Derby scholarships, and was elected to a fellowship of New College.
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  • Lord Derby became a Liberal Unionist, and took an active part in the general management of that party, leading it in the House of Lords till 1891, when Lord Hartington became duke of Devonshire.
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  • Please give my love to Miss Derby and tell her that I hope she gave my sweetest love to Baby Ruth.
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  • In 1858 he resumed this office in Lord Derby's second administration, being returned to the House of Commons as member for Stamford.
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  • Derbyshire cheeses are exported or sent to London in considerable quantities; and cheese fairs are held in various parts of the county, as at Ashbourne and Derby.
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  • The principal works of the Midland Railway Company are at Derby.
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  • The county is in the Midland circuit, and assizes are held at Derby.
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  • The woollen industry flourished in the county before the reign of John, when an exclusive privilege of dyeing cloth was conceded to the burgesses of Derby.
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  • During a great part of Lord Derby's life he was deflected from his natural course by the accident of his position as the son of the leading Conservative statesman of the day.
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  • He died on the 1 4 th of June 1908, when his eldest son, Edward George Villiers Stanley, became earl of Derby.
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  • In April 1842 Lord Stanley (afterwards 14th earl of Derby), then secretary for the colonies in the second Peel Administration, wrote to Sir George Napier that the establishment of a colony in Natal would be attended with little prospect of advantage, but at the same time stated that the pretensions of the emigrants to be regarded as an independent community could not be admitted.
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  • This act called forth a protest from the 15th Lord Derby (now secretary of state for the colonies), stating that he could not recognize the right of Boer freebooters to set up governments of their own on the Transvaal borders.
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  • Simultaneously with this " irresponsible " movement for expansion, President Kruger proceeded to London to interview Lord Derby and endeavour to induce him to dispense with the suzerainty, and to withdraw other clauses in the Pretoria Convention on foreign relations and natives, which were objectionable from the Boer point of view.
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  • In what followed it must always be remembered that Lord Derby began by emphatically rejecting the first Boer draft of a treaty on the ground that no treaty was possible except between equal sovereign states.
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  • Moreover, it is undeniable that Lord Derby acted as though he was anxious to appear to be giving the Boers what they wanted.
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  • To the south-east of the church, and divided from it by a screen, is the Derby chapel, the exclusive property of the earls of Derby, whose vault is contained within.
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  • On the dissolution of the monasteries the manor was granted to the earl of Derby.
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  • The colonial secretary, Mr Stanley, afterwards Lord Derby, brought forward ry.
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  • In February 1852 the Whig government was defeated on a Militia Bill, and Lord John Russell was succeeded by Lord Derby, formerly Lord Stanley, with Mr Disraeli, who now his constant companions were Homer and Dante, and entered office for the first time, as chancellor of the exchequer and leader of the House of Commons.
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  • In 1858 Lord Palmerston was succeeded by Lord Derby at the head of a Conservative administration, and Gladstone accepted the temporary office of high commissioner extraordinary to the Ionian Islands.
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  • Lord Derby resigned.
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  • Lord Derby became prime minister, with Disraeli as chancellor of the exchequer and leader of the House of Commons.
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  • On the 2nd of December Disraeli, who had succeeded Lord Derby as premier in the preceding February, announced that he and his colleagues, recognizing their defeat, had resigned without waiting for a formal vote of the new parliament.
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  • On leaving he was apprenticed to a civil engineer at Derby, where he acquired " a store of exclusively scientific conceptions," 1 but also experienced the hunger of mind which forced him to look to religion for satisfaction.
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  • In Derby there are an opera house, owned by the city, and a public library.
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  • Across the Housatonic is the borough of Shelton (pop. 1900, 2837), which is closely related, socially and industrially, to Derby, the two having a joint board of trade.
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  • Derby, Ansonia and Shelton form one of the most important manufacturing communities in the state; although their total population in 1900 (23, 448) was only 2.9% of the state's population, the product of their manufactories was 7.4% of the total manufactured product of Connecticut.
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  • Among the manufactures of Derby are pianos and organs, woollen goods, pins, keys, dress stays, combs, typewriters, corsets, hosiery, guns and ammunition, and foundry and machine-shop products.
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  • Derby was settled in 1642 as an Indian trading post under the name Paugasset, and received its present name in 1675.
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  • Ansonia was formed from a part of Derby in 1889.
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  • In 1893 the borough of Birmingham, on the opposite side of the Naugatuck, was annexed to Derby, and Derby was chartered as a city.
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  • In the 18th century Derby was the centre of a thriving commerce with the West Indies.
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  • See Samuel Orcutt and Ambrose Beardsley, History of the Old Town of Derby (Springfield, 1880); and the Town Records of Derby from 1655 to 1710 (Derby, 1901).
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  • Gloucester even contemplated the dethronement of the king, but found that in this matter he could not rely on the support of his associates, one of whom was Henry, earl of Derby, the duke of Lancaster's son.
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  • Gloucester and his allies were then brought to account; but the earl of Derby and Thomas Mowbray, earl of Nottingham, were taken into favour as having opposed the more violent proceedings of their associates.
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  • In 1781 he removed to Derby, where he died suddenly on the 18th of April 1802.
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  • To the north of the town is Knowsley Park, the demesne of the earls of Derby, with a mansion of various dates from the 15th century onward, containing a fine collection of pictures.
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  • He was also interested in horseracing, and in 1901 won the English Derby with Volodyovski, leased by him from Lady Meux.
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  • From 1841 to 1847 he was out of parliament, but during 1852 he was president of the board of control under Lord Derby.
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  • Ashbourne Hall, an ancient mansion, has associations with "Prince Charlie," who occupied it both before and after his advance on Derby in 1745.
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  • The local family of Bury held lands here during the 13th century, and at least for a short time the manor itself, but before 1347 it passed by marriage to the Pilkingtons of Pilkington,withwhom it remained til11485,when on the attainder of Sir Thomas Pilkington it was granted to the first earl of Derby, whose descendants have since held it.
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  • In the London convention of February 1884, conceded by Lord Derby in response to the overtures of Boer delegates, the Transvaal boundaries were again defined, part of eastern Bechuanaland being included in Boer territory.
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  • Cooper's other works are The Memorials of Cambridge, (1858-1866) and a Memoir of Margaret, Countess of Richmond and Derby (1874).
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  • After successively belonging to the earls of Chester and of Derby it passed to Edward Crouchback, earl of Lancaster.
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  • But in that year Lombe of Derby, disguised as a common workman, and obtaining entrance as such into one of the Italian throwing mills, made drawings of the machinery used for this process.
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  • Many of the mills formerly in operation in Derby, Nottingham, Congleton and Macclesfield have been closed owing to the importation of foreign thrown silks from Italy and France, where a lower rate of wages is paid to the operatives employed in this branch.
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  • In 1650 he was imprisoned for about a year at Derby on a charge of blasphemy.
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  • Besides these five groups, an obscure road, called by the Saxons Akeman Street, gave alternative access from London through Alchester (outside of Bicester) to Bath, while another obscure road winds south from near Sheffield, past Derby and Birmingham, and connects the lower Severn with the Humber.
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  • When, in the spring of 1878, Lord Salisbury became foreign minister on theresignation of the fifteenth Lord Derby, Mr Balfourbecamehis private secretary.
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  • The manufacture of porcelain was at the time attracting great attention in England, and while the factories at Bow, Chelsea, Worcester and Derby were introducing the artificial glassy porcelain, Cookworthy, following the accounts of Pere d'Entrecolles, spent many years in searching for English materials similar to those used by the Chinese.
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  • In some of these cases, where the dream, &c., has been put on record before its "fulfilment" is known, chance is sufficient to explain the coincidence, as in the recorded cases of dreams foretelling the winner of the Derby or the death of a crowned head.
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  • A small Romano-British town or village was situated here, on the road which runs from Derby and Wall, near Lichfield, to join the Fosse Way near Cirencester.
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  • On the 4th of December he had reached Derby and was within two days' march of London, where the inhabitants were terror-struck and a commercial panic immediately ensued.
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  • In 1907 he won the Derby with his race-horse Orby.
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  • Among papers in scientific periodicals may be mentioned articles by Adler, Ball, Baumhauer, Beck, Bonney, Brewster, Chaper, Cohen, Crookes, Daubree, Derby, Des Cloizeaux, Doelter, Dunn, Flight, Friedel, Gorceix, Gurich, Goeppert, Harger, Hudleston, Hussak, Jannettaz, Jeremejew, de Launay, Lewis, Maskelyne, Meunier, Moissan, Molengraaff, Moulle, Rose, Sadebeck, Scheibe, Stelzner, Stow.
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  • Lord Derby thereupon came into office for the second time, and Bright had the satisfaction of assisting in the passing of two measures which he had long advocated - the admission of Jews to parliament and the transfer of the government of India from the East India Company to the crown.
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  • Bright declared Lord Derby's accession to be a declaration of war against the working classes, and roused the great towns in the demand for reform.
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  • Following the example, as he declared, of Oliver Cromwell (for whom he showed an admiration in other respects - culminating in 1900 in the erection of a statue outside Westminster Hall, which was not appreciated either by the Irish Nationalist party or by others among his political associates), he took a pride in owning racehorses, and afterwards won the Derby three times, in 1894, 1895 and 1905.
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  • His English adherents did not come in, and, after marching to Derby, his council insisted that enough had been done for honour, that Wade was on their flank and rear, the duke of Cumberland in their front, and an army was gathered to defend London.
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  • During the Civil War the inhabitants embraced the royalist cause and the earl of Derby occupied the town and made it for some time his headquarters in order to secure the passage of the Mersey.
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  • In April 1643 the parliamentary forces attacked it, but had to raise the siege, as Lord Derby began to set the town on fire.
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  • Lord Derby left Colonel Edward Norris in command and in May the parliamentarians again attacked the town, which was forced to surrender after a six days' siege owing to lack of provisions.
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  • And preaching at the opening of St Mary's church, Derby, in the same year, he anticipated Newman's argument on religious development, published six years later.
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  • He was elected to Parliament in the Labour interest for the great Midland railway centre, Derby, in 1910.
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  • He was once more returned at the head of the poll for Derby, and by a huge majority.
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  • The visit was successful, the London convention, which for years was a subject of controversy, being granted by Lord Derby in 1884 on behalf of the British government.
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  • This was most notably the case in South Lancashire, and it led to the passing of Lord Derby's " Alkali Act," in 1863, supplemented by further legislation in 1874, 1881 and later.
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  • In 1660 George Monk, marching on London immediately before the Restoration, made his camp on the Common, and in 1 745 a regular and volunteer force encamped here, prepared to resist the Pretender, who was at Derby.
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  • The second was Henry, earl of Lancaster, Derby, Lincoln and Leicester, who was created duke of Lancaster in 1351.
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  • It was then held by William Peverel of the king, but on the forfeiture of the lordship by his son it was granted in 1199 to William Ferrers, earl of Derby.
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  • Educated at Tiverton and Winchester, he graduated at Oxford (Christ Church) in 1821, and after holding an incumbency in Coventry, 1829-1837, and in Leeds, 1837-1859, was nominated dean of Chichester by Lord Derby.
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  • During the Civil War the town, from its vicinity to Lathom House and the influence of Lord Derby, adhered staunchly to the king.
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  • In the following month Lord Derby regained it for the Royalists, but Colonel Ashton soon retook it and demolished the works.
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  • In 1651 Lord Derby landed from the Isle of Man and marched through Preston to Wigan on the way to join Charles II.
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  • At Wigan Lane on the 25th of August a fierce battle took place between the Royalist forces under Lord Derby and Sir Thomas Tyldesley and the Parliamentarians under Colonel Lilburne, in which the Royalists were defeated, Tyldesley was killed and Lord Derby wounded.
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  • It is five times the size of the bush.'" The invention, or at least the earliest general use of this form, is attributed to Edward Lear, who, when a tutor in the family of the earl of Derby at Knowsley, composed, about 1834, a large number of nonsense-limericks to amuse the little grandchildren of the house.
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  • The most productive counties are Flint, Durham and Derby; the ore obtained in the Isle of Man is increased in value by the silver it contains.
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  • Roman roads connected the place with Derby, Brough in Edale and Manchester.
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  • Belper (Beaurepaire) until 1846 formed part of the parish of Duffield, granted by William to Henry de Ferrers, earl of Derby.
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  • He was proclaimed king at Carlisle, joined by the earl of Derby in Lancashire, evaded the troops of Lambert and Harrison in Cheshire, marched through Shropshire, meeting with a rebuff at Shrewsbury, and entered Worcester with a small, tired and dispirited force of only 16,000 men (22nd of August).
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  • After leading an unsuccessful cavalry charge against the enemy he fled, about 6 P.M., accompanied by Buckingham, Derby, Wilmot, Lauderdale and others, towards Kidderminster, taking refuge at Whiteladies, about 25 m.
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  • He became chaplain to Margaret, countess of Richmond and Derby, and was employed by her to forward the schemes for securing the English throne for her son, Henry of Richmond, afterwards Henry VII.
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  • The porcelain works existed for some 25 years before 1769, when they were sold and removed to Derby.
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  • Lord Derby's second administration of 1858 lasted but a single year, Palmerston having casually been defeated on a measure for removing conspiracies to murder abroad from the class of misdemeanour to that of felony, which was introduced in consequence of Orsini's attempt on the life of the emperor of the French.
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  • Serving also Nottingham, Derby, and the principal towns of the midlands and West Riding, and Manchester.
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  • Derby has a similar fame, while the manufacture of glass, important in Leeds and elsewhere in the West Riding of Yorkshire, and in the London district, centres peculiarly upon a single town in South Lancashire - St Helens.
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  • It was said to have originated in the saying of Justice Bennet at Derby in 1650, "Tremble (or quake) at the word of the Lord," but it is now certain that it was used as early as 1647, and arose from the physical manifestations of religious emotion characteristic of many of the early Friends.
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  • In parliament he was no less successful as a speaker than at the bar, and in 1852 was appointed solicitor-general for Ireland in the first administration of the earl of Derby, becoming attorney-general in 1858, and again in 1866.
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  • On the shore of the Irish Sea is Leasowe Castle, once known as Mock-Beggar Hall, and supposed to have been erected by the earls of Derby in the reign of Elizabeth, in order to witness the horse-races held here.
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  • In 1668 the manor was possessed by the earl of Derby, but various parts afterwards became alienated.
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  • In the Derwent Valley scheme, in connexion with the water supplies of Derby, Leicester, Nottingham and Sheffield, six more masonry dams have received parliamentary sanction.
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  • The three chief divisions of the Danelagh were (1) the kingdom of Northumbria, (2) the kingdom of East Anglia, (3) the district of the Five (Danish) Boroughs - lands grouped round Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Stamford and Lincoln, and forming a loose confederacy.
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  • In 9 17 Derby was the first of the five boroughs to fall, followed by Leicester a few months later.
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  • In 874 they harried Mercia so cruelly that King Burgred fled in despair to Rome; the victors divided up his realm, taking the eastern half for themselves, and establishing in it a confederacy, whose jarls occupied the five boroughs of Stamford, Lincoln, Derby, Nottingham and Leicester.
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  • Before the end of the year the victor, at the head of 5000 men, had advanced to Derby.
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  • But the bulk of the Conservative party rallied under the lead of Lord Stanley (afterwards Derby) in the House of Lords, and gradually subthitted to, rather than accepted, the lead of Disraeli in the House of Commons.
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  • The government which Lord Derby succeeded in forming was composed almost exclusively of the men who had rebelled against Sir Robert Peel in 1845.
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  • On the resignation of Lord Derby, the queen, anxious to terminate a period of weak governments, decided on endeavourGoaiition ing to combine in one cabinet the chiefs of the Whig party and the followers of Sir Robert Peel.
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  • For a second time Lord Derby undertook the difficult task of carrying on the work of government without the support of Lord a majority of the House of Commons.
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  • The second ministry of Lord Derby experienced the truth of this rule.
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  • It was carried by 323 votes to 310, and the second Derby administration came to an end.
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  • It was plain that the House of Commons had withdrawn its support from Lord Derby, but it was not clear that any other leading politician would be able to form a government.
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  • As lately as 1858 he had reluctantly refused to serve under Lord Derby; he was still a member of the Carlton Club; he sat for the university of Oxford; and on many questions he displayed a constant sympathy with Conservative traditions.
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  • For the third time in his career Lord Derby undertook the formidable task of conducting the government of the country Lord with only a minority of the House of Commons to nerbys support him.
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  • But the first Place in the cabinet passed in 1868 from Lord Derby to his lieutenant, Disraeli.
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  • The mission was stopped on the frontier Edward Henry Stanley, 15th earl of Derby, son of the 14th earl and former prime minister.
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  • Three years later some Transvaal deputies,with their president, Kruger, came to London and saw Lord Derby, the secretary of state for the colonies.
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  • Lord Derby consented to a new convention, from which any verbal reference to suzerainty was excluded; and the South African republic was made independent, subject only to the condition, that it should conclude no treaties with foreign powers without the approval of the crown.
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  • In 1337 he was made earl of Derby; in 1345 he succeeded to his father's earldoms of Lancaster and Leicester; in 1349 he was created earl of Lincoln, and in 1351 he was made duke of Lancaster.
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  • So far he d i d well; and when in 1852 he took office as chancellor of the exchequer in Lord Derby's first administration, the prospect was a smiling one for a man who, striving against difficulties and prejudices almost too formidable for imagination in these days, had attained to a place where he could fancy them all giving way.
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  • The mismanagement of the war broke down the Aberdeen government in 1855, and then Disraeli had the mortification of seeing a fortunate chance of return to office lost by the timidity and distrust of his chief, Lord Derby - the distrust too clearly including the under-valuation of Disraeli himself.
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  • Lord Derby wanted Lord Palmerston's help, Mr Gladstone's, Mr Sidney Herbert's.
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  • This arrangement could not be made; Lord Derby therefore gave up the attempt to form a ministry and Lord Palmerston came in.
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  • Lord Derby's third administration was then formed in the summer of the same year, and for the third time there was a Tory government on sufferance.
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  • Their excuses and calculations are well known, but when all is said, Lord Derby's statement of its character,"a leap in the dark,"-and of its intention, "dishing the Whigs," cannot be bettered.
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  • Whether Lord Derby or Mr Disraeli originated this resolve has been much discussed, and it remains an unsettled question.
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  • A few days after parliament met in the next year Lord Derby's failing health compelled 1?8 him to resign, and Mr Disraeli became prime minister.
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  • On the morning of the 15th of November 1875, Mr Frederick Greenwood, then editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, went to Lord Derby at the foreign office,.
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  • The difficulties of purchase by England were then arrayed by Lord Derby.
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  • Lord Derby had either to make direct inquiry of the khedive or to let the matter go.
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  • The answer given, Lord Derby drafted a telegram to the British consul-general at Cairo, and read it out.
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  • Meanwhile the prime minister would be seen, and Lord Derby's visitor might call next day to hear the reply from Cairo.
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  • At the end their voices were strong enough to insist upon the diplomatic action which at no point falls back on the sword; Lord Derby (foreign minister) being among the first to make a stand on that resolution, though he was not the first seceder from the government.
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  • The principal races - the Derby and Oaks - are named after one of the earls of Derby and his seat, the Oaks, which is in the neighbourhood.
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  • The only son of Stephen Flamsteed, a maltster, he was educated at the free school of Derby, but quitted it finally in May 1662, in consequence of a rheumatic affection of the joints, due to a chill caught while bathing.
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  • Louisville is a noted racing centre and has some fine tracks; the Kentucky Derby is held here annually in May.
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  • In 1553 Mary granted two fairs to the earl of Derby.
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  • They were immediately reprinted, the latter being dedicated to the lord mayor and the former to the author's kinsman, George Sacheverell, high sheriff of Derby for the year; and, as the passions of the whole British population were at this period keenly exercised between the rival factions of Whig and Tory, the vehement invectives of this furious divine on behalf of an ecclesiastical institution which supplied the bulk of the adherents of the Tories made him their idol.
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  • These privileges were confirmed and amplified by a charter, dated August 15, 1251, from William de Ferrers, earl of Derby.
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  • Queen Mary, who was by Gladiator out of a daughter of Plenipotentiary and Myrrha by Whalebone, when mated with Melbourne produced Blink Bonny (winner of the Derby and Oaks); when mated with Mango and Lanercost she produced Haricot, dam of Caller Ou (winner of the St Leger).
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  • Paradigm again produced, among several winners of more or less celebrity, Lord Lyon (winner of the Two Thousand Guineas, Derby and St Leger) and Achievement (winner of the St Leger), both being by Stockwell.
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  • She also threw Mineral, who, when mated with Lord Clifden, produced Wenlock, winner of the St Leger, and after being sold to go to Hungary, was there mated with Buccaneer, the produce being Kisber, winner of the Derby.
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  • We append the pedigree of Blair Athol, winner of the Derby and St Leger in 1864, who, when subsequently sold by auction, fetched the then unprecedented sum of 12,000 guineas, as it contains, not only Stockwell (the emperor of stallions, as he has been termed), but Blink Bonny and Eleanor - in which latter animal are combined the blood of Eclipse, Herod, Matchem and Snap, - the mares that won the Derby in 1801 and 1857 respectively, as well as those queens of the stud, Eleanor's greatgranddaughter Pocahontas and Blink Bonny's dam Queen Mary.
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  • Both Eleanor and Blink Bonny won the Oaks as well as the Derby.
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  • In 1788 the first woollen mills in New England were established at Hartford, and about 1803 one hundred merino sheep were imported by David Humphreys, who in 1806 built a mill in that part of Derby which is now Seymour and which was practically the first New England factory town; in 1812 steam was first used by the Middletown Woollen Manufacturing Company.
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  • The government was then carried on by Æthelflaed, who built a number of fortresses, and in conjunction with her brother, King Edward the Elder, succeeded in expelling the Danes from Derby and Leicester by the year 917-18.
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  • District judge Joanne Alderson sent him for sentence at Derby Crown Court on August 3. He was granted bail.
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  • He is the only commercial beekeeper in Derby, selling the by-products of his 40 colonies of two million bees directly to the public.
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  • We left London around midnight arriving back in Derby to purchase the Sunday newspapers at the station bookstall.
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  • Right - off to a riverside boozer to drink away the majority of my £ 130 winnings for Sir Percy in the Derby.
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  • Derby County Coaches help local children On Saturday 18th June football did come home to The Community House!
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  • Will Birmingham City continue with their dominance of the Derby clashes?
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  • Turned the Derby defense inside out and scored a beauty with a left foot curler.
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  • Derby County are to play one of the top teams in Europe for the pre-season curtain raiser for the 2003-2004 season.
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  • They go to west London eager to erase the pain of last Saturday's 3-0 Derby day defeat at Everton.
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  • Peter Taylor has hinted that Keith Andrews could be rested for tomorrow's local Derby against Leeds United at Elland Road.
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  • Continue reading " Arsenal humble the Old Lady " Liverpool win an incident packed Merseyside Derby Saturday, March 25.
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  • Their sole highlight this term was winning the first East Anglian Derby at Ipswich.
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  • Would get up insurers said rises Kentucky Derby change your car.
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  • The Carrow Road return of the East Anglian Derby has been selected for live coverage by Sky Sports.
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  • Bristol Shoguns will take on Gloucester on Saturday in what looks to be a juicy west Country Derby in the Powergen Cup quarter finals.
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  • Top scorer Giovanni Savarese will miss the Oldham game and the welsh Derby against Wrexham on Tuesday after being called up by Venezuela.
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  • A local Derby is just a sporting contest between local rivals.
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  • Derby drubbing to Hitchin, with Grant Carney smashing a hatrick.
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  • Derby defeat at Cambridge on Tuesday leaves the Linnets 11 points off the title pace.
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  • Derby match was moved to the evening to maximize the crowd.
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  • Coulthard at times appeared to be driving in a demolition Derby.
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  • The donkey Derby will hopefully probably be the last one I'll see again.
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  • Not to mention the home of Europe's most colorful football Derby.
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  • The young people were unanimous in choosing Elvaston Castle; an old and partially derelict manor house, on the edge of Derby.
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  • Anyway, worthy of inclusion in our little list only for the little ditty entitled ' The Derby Ram ' .
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  • He then doused a valiant Stoke fight-back with a third to seal a 3-1 win for Derby.
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  • The topsy-turvey league was well illustrated as they handed a 5-1 local Derby drubbing to Hitchin, with Grant Carney smashing a hatrick.
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  • Keeper was the Estonian Mart Poom, scorer of a recent 90th minute equalizer to gain a draw at Derby.
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  • Centers are currently in Derby, Durham, Watford, Hertford, North West London and Oxford and are looking for suitable franchisees elsewhere.
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  • The move was given the go-ahead at a meeting of Derby City Council's cabinet.
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  • Of these, the most striking was the April 1996 derby with Ipswich in which Jamie sported a remarkable green hairstyle.
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  • The Derby model is made from full grain leather and is leather lined with a leather insole.
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  • Crown Derby china dating from the same time and belonging to the last resident laird, adds to the picture.
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  • Part Time Purchase ledger - Derby Purchase ledger assistant required for a long term contract in the central derby area.
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  • The finishing - and a dodgy linesman - was the difference in this Yorkshire derby.
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  • In the same spirit, the Derby match was moved to the evening to maximize the crowd.
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  • Well, one of the ships I went on was the H.M.S. Derby, which was a small minesweeper, a coal ship.
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  • To the left is the River Derwent, formerly navigable to Derby.
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  • Smith did nowt except nearly kill a Derby defender.
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  • John has for several years now arranged a pageant to mark the execution of the Earl of Derby.
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  • Derby is currently the only accredited center for training in pediatric clinical pharmacology within the UK.
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  • No doubt Fergie is praying that the next Derby game with us ends up indefinitely postponed.
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  • The development of Derby Urban Regeneration Company had been a key priority, which would soon be launched.
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  • Derby then had a racecourse based near Lowes Farm, on the northern side of the village.
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  • Liverpool and Manchester Utd's rivalry is huge; probably bigger than against their Derby rivals Everton and Manchester City.
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  • For many seasons during the Eighties, fans of both clubs enjoyed the local derby rivalry in the Isthmian League Premier Division.
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  • Or I could send my mobility scooter back to Derby Mobility.
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  • Spacious three bedroomed semi situated in a cul-de-sac position on the outskirts of North Derby.
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  • The ' Connecting Derby ' scheme is continuing to make a shambles of Victoria Street.
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  • As usual the odds are stacked against City going into Sunday's Derby showdown at Old Trafford.
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  • With the police station on your left you will see Derby Road going down the hill.
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  • The first 15 mile stretch from Derby through to Matlock Bath was awarded World Heritage Site status in 2001.
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  • Dennis Wise has just moved to Coventry City and they have just thumped Derby County 6-1.
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  • None of the Derby acts so far has been universally unpopular, and no doubt that situation will continue.
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  • And all the women in Derby Was looking for his skin To make a fancy waistcoat For that was just the thing.
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  • Wednesday's game at Derby also offered a useful yardstick by which the Tiger faithful could judge just how far we have come.
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  • Two brothers, Abijah and John Smith, originally of Derby, Conn., settled in Plymouth in 1806 and began shipping coal thence in 1808; this was the beginning of the anthracite coal trade in the United States.
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  • In consequence of his prominence as a labour protagonist of the war, his life was threatened, along with the Prime Minister's, by the conspiracy of a Derby family of anarchists, who were duly convicted, and sentenced to considerable terms of penal servitude, in March 1917.
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  • These conditions contrast with those at Derby, in the southern lowland, where the figures are respectively 37.5°, 61.2° and 48.8°, while intermediate conditions are found at Belper, 9 m.
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  • It was owing to these physical manifestations that the name " Quaker " was either first given or was regarded as appropriate when given for another reason (see Fox's Journal concerning Justice Bennet at Derby in 1650 and Barclay's Apology, Prop. 11, § 8).
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  • Derby is the birthplace of David Humphreys (1752-1818), a soldier, diplomatist and writer, General Washington's aide and military secretary from 1780 until the end of the War of Independence, the first minister of the United States to Portugal (1790-1797) and minister to Spain in 1797-1802, and one of the "Hartford Wits."
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  • In this Richard confirmed him at his accession, and gave him a more tangible endowment by allowing him to marry Isabella, the heiress of the earldom of Gloucester, and by bestowing on him the honor of Lancaster and the shires of Derby, Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.
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  • Playing the part of the demagogue, and exaggerating all his nephews petulant acts and sayings, he declared the constitution in danger, and took arms at the head of a party of peers, the earls of Warwick, Arundel and Nottingham, and Henry, earl of Derby, the son of John of The Gaunt, who called themselves the lords appellant, lords because they were ready to appeal Richards appel- councillors of treason.
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  • The spring races are held on a Thursday and Friday towards the close of April; and the great Epsom meeting takes place on the Tuesday and three following days immediately before Whitsuntide, - the Derby on the Wednesday, and the Oaks on the Friday (see Horse-Racing).
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  • The government was then carried on by Æthelflaed, who built a number of fortresses, and in conjunction with her brother, King Edward the Elder, succeeded in expelling the Danes from Derby and Leicester by the year 917-18.
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  • Derby then had a Racecourse based near Lowes Farm, on the northern side of the village.
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  • Jo is delighted to be performing at the Derby Playhouse for the first time and to be reunited with the director Karl Wallace.
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  • The Teesside club offered a fee of £ 5million not long ago but they now feel that Derby County are ripe for the picking.
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  • Liverpool and Manchester Utd 's rivalry is huge; probably bigger than against their derby rivals Everton and Manchester City.
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  • City boss Dave Jones kept faith with the side held to a scoreless draw by Derby.
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  • As usual the odds are stacked against City going into Sunday 's derby showdown at Old Trafford.
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  • I feel sorry for the traders in Derby, I bet loads more will shut due to lost trade.
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  • Louisville boasts the famous Kentucky Derby, along with historic buildings, top arts venues and steamboat trips.
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  • Derby County are sweating on the fitness of midfielder Bob Malcolm.
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  • Lunchtime I went to the housing office to talk to Pat (tenant participation officer) about our visit on Friday to Derby.
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  • The Derby List - The Derby mailing list is devoted to the lively discussion of thoroughbred horse racing.
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  • With the transfer window rapidly approaching will we have to expect more schoolboy players to appear on the Derby County team sheet?
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  • He played 43 games for Scotland, 22 of them while with Derby, and gained a League Cup winners ' medal with Forest.
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  • The score of Bury 6 Derby County 0 is the biggest winning margin in FA Cup final history.
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  • Wednesday 's game at Derby also offered a useful yardstick by which the Tiger faithful could judge just how far we have come.
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  • They became the defining beverage for the Kentucky Derby in 1938.
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  • The bourbon Early Times is used to make the official Derby Julep.
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  • Next time the Kentucky Derby rolls around, invite your friends over for a Derby party and impress them with your skills by making the classic Mint Julep and simple syrup.
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  • The official cocktail of the Kentucky Derby and Daisy's pick in The Great Gatsby, Mint Juleps are a quintessential summertime drink.
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  • Pewter Mint Julep cups offer a stunning way to present cocktails of all sorts, not just the classic Mint Julep that is the hallmark of the Kentucky Derby.
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  • The Kentucky Derby Mint Julep is a great favorite of horse racing fans.
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  • Learn about the history of this drink's association with the Derby and watch a video of how to make this classic for yourself at home.
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  • You can hardly watch Derby coverage at Churchill Downs without seeing at least a dozen horse racing enthusiasts milling around with the distinctive Mint Julep in their hands, and with good reason.
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  • This delightful southern cocktail has been the official drink of the Kentucky Derby since 1938.
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  • Early Times Kentucky Whisky has become the official brand used in the Kentucky Derby Mint Julep.
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  • Julep purists will likely scoff at the thought of a ready-made cocktail, but when a single cocktail is in such great and immediate demand, Derby officials have to do what they can to keep everyone happy.
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  • Now that you know a little about the history of the Mint Julep's association with the Kentucky Derby, you might be ready to give one a try.
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  • For a drink that is talked about so much, it's surprising just how few people have actually ever tasted one - except for Derby goers, of course.
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  • Most people think of juleps as drinks served annually at the Kentucky Derby and certainly don't associate them with easy cocktail recipes.
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  • The Derby University in the United Kingdom allows you to do just that.
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  • Some places include University of London, University of Derby, University of Liverpool, and Kaplan University.
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  • The University of Derby also provides online education for UK students.
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  • The derby and top hat had held sway over men's haberdashery for decades, but the 1920's saw new hat styles take over.
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  • Those are generally just used for clubbing, roller derby or as part of a retro costume.
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  • As they perform the track, the band members participate in an old-fashioned soapbox derby, mixing adult characters and a childish setting.
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  • Shannon makes a $100,000 bet on a horse in the Kentucky Derby, causing Gene to panic.
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  • The manor is now held by different lords, but the earls of Derby still have a fourth part.
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  • On the 28th of May 1644, however, it was attacked by Prince Rupert and Lord Derby, and stormed with great slaughter.
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  • The city, settled in 1840 and named in honour of the merchant and philanthropist, Anson Green Phelps (1781-18J3), was originally a part of the township of Derby; it was chartered as a borough in 1864 and as a city in 1893, when the township of Ansonia, which had been incorporated in 1889, and the city were consolidated.
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  • In 1204 John gave the manor to William Bruere and granted to the town all the privileges of a free borough which were enjoyed by Nottingham and Derby; but before this it seems to have had prescriptive borough rights.
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  • In 1266 the town was the scene of a battle between the royal forces and the barons, when Robert de Ferrers, earl of Derby, was taken prisoner.
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  • With the development of cotton and silk industries the town has increased enormously, and is now second in importance only to Derby among the towns of the county.
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  • Some personal matter is contained in Wardrobe Accounts of Henry, Earl of Derby (Camden Soc.).
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  • Derby is also celebrated for its china, and silk-throwing is the principal industry of the town.
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  • The boroughs of Derby, Chesterfield and Glossop have separate commissions of the peace, and that of Derby has also a separate court of quarter sessions.
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  • The parliamentary divisions of the county are High Peak, North-Eastern, Chesterfield, Mid, Ilkeston, Southern and Western, each returning one member, while the parliamentary borough of Derby returns two members.
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  • Derby under Guthrum was one of the five Danish burghs, but in 917 was recovered by i thelfla d.
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  • In 924 Edward the Elder fortified Bakewell, and in 942 Edmund regained Derby, which had fallen under the Danish yoke.
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  • In 1718 Sir Thomas and John Lombe set up an improved silkthrowing machine at Derby, and in 1758 Jedediah Strutt introduced a machine for making ribbed stockings, which became famous as the "Derby rib."
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  • He declined to accept office under the earl of Derby; but on the formation of the coalition ministry under the earl of Aberdeen in January 18J3, he received the appointment of postmaster-general.
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