How to use Dorset in a sentence

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  • The duke of Dorset's reappointment to the lord-lieutenancy in 1751, with his son Lord George Sackville as secretary of state for Ireland, strengthened the primate's position and enabled him to triumph over the popular party on the constitutional question as to the right of the Irish House of Commons to dispose of surplus Irish revenue, which the government maintained was the property of the Crown.

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  • The first marble quarry was opened in Dorset in 1785 and a second at Middlebury in 1805; and the first granite was quarried in 1812.

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  • He must have been elected fellow of Magdalen some years before; and as master of Magdalen College school he had under his charge three sons of Thomas Grey, first marquess of Dorset.

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  • Dorset's beneficent intentions for his sons' pedagogue probably suggested Wolsey's ordination as priest at Marlborough on March ro, 1498, and on October io, r50o, he was instituted, on Dorset's presentation, to the rectory of Limington in Somerset.

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  • Dorset died in 1501, but Wolsey found other patrons in his pursuit of wealth and fame.

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  • By Elizabeth it was conferred first on the earl of Leicester and then on Thomas Sackville, afterwards earl of Dorset.

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  • Sir Thomas Beaufort, afterwards earl of Dorset and duke of Exeter (appointed admiral of the fleet 1407, and admiral of England, Ireland and Aquitaine 1412, which latter office he held till his death in 1426), certainly had a court, with a marshal and other officers, and forms of legal process - mandates, warrants, citations, compulsories, proxies, &c. Complaints of encroachment of jurisdiction by the Admiralty Courts led to the restraining acts, 13 Ric. II.

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  • After Edward's death she was mistress to Thomas Grey, marquess of Dorset, son of Elizabeth Woodville by her first husband.

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  • The principal buildings are the old town-hall, the market house, the guildhall, the Royal Dorset Yacht Clubhouse, the theatre, the Royal Victoria Jubilee Hall, the Weymouth and Dorset eye infirmary, the Weymouth royal hospital and dispensary and the barracks.

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  • The founder, Thomas Lord (1814), at first established a cricket ground in the present Dorset Square, but it was soon moved here.

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  • Since then the increase of plantations has led to the partial restoration of the species in the south of Scotland and the north of England; and it was reintroduced into Dorset early in the 19th century.

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  • After the first few weeks of Anne's reign, Shaftesbury, who had been deprived of the vice-admiralty of Dorset, returned to his retired life, but his letters to Furly show that he retained a keen interest in politics.

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  • Her success brought her other leading roles - Bellario, in Beaumont and Fletcher's Philaster; Flora, in Rhodes's Flora's Vagaries; Samira, in Sir Robert Howard's Surprisal; and she remained a member of the Drury Lane company until 1669, playing continuously save for a brief absence in the summer of 1667 when she lived at Epsom as the mistress of Lord Buckhurst, afterwards 6th earl of Dorset (q.v.).

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  • In 1828 he was elected fellow of Oriel; and after a few years there as a tutor, during which he was ordained and acted as curate at Cuddesdon, he became rector of Broadwindsor, Dorset (1838).

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  • Two manors of Padstow are mentioned later - the prior of Bodmin's manor, which included the rectory, and a manor which passed from the Bonvilles to the Greys, marquesses of Dorset, both of which were eventually acquired by the family of Prideaux.

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  • Dorset had probably been acquired by them before this time, while part of Devon seems to have come into their hands soon afterwards.

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  • By the end of the 7th century a considerable part at least of Devonshire as well as the whole of Somerset and Dorset seems to have come into the hands of the West Saxons.

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  • A dispute over money left by John Beaufort, marquess of Dorset, caused or widened a breach in the royal family which reached a climax in 1411.

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  • He opposed the Reform Bill of 1832, but was a supporter of Catholic emancipation, and his objection to the continuance of resistance to the abolition of the Corn Laws led him to resign his seat for Dorset in 1846.

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  • Thus in 1846, after the resignation of his seat for Dorset, he explored the slums of the metropolis, and not only gave a new impulse to the movement for the establishment of ragged schools, but was able to make it more widely beneficial.

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  • He was ordained in 1883 to a curacy at Corscombe, Dorset, but resided in London as head of St Martin's mission, Stepney.

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  • Ill health now began to interfere with his literary work, and he died at Frampton Court, near Dorchester, Dorset, on the 29th of May 1877, leaving three daughters.

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  • Garret Dorset Wall (Declined) .

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  • The Chalk country extends over part of Dorset, most of Wiltshire, a considerable portion of Hampshire and Oxfordshire, most of Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire, the west of Norfolk and Suffolk, the east of Lincolnshire, and the East Riding of Yorkshire.

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  • After the king's defeat 843-844, the Somerset and Dorset levies won a victory at the mouth of the Parret, c. 850.

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  • The shortwool breeds are the Oxford Down, Southdown, Shropshire, Hampshire Down, Suffolk, Ryeland, Dorset and Somerset Horn, Kerry Hill, Radnor and Clun Forest.

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  • In the other horned breeds, the Dorset and Somerset, Limestone, Exmoor, Old Norfolk, and Western or Old Wiltshire, both sexes have horns.

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  • The Dorset Down or West Country Down, " a middle type of Down sheep pre-eminently suited to Dorsetshire," is a local variety of the Hampshire Down breed, separated by the formation of a Dorset Down sheep society in 1904, about eighty years after the type of the breed had been established.

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  • The Dorset and Somerset Horn is an old west-country breed of sheep. The fleece is fine in quality, of close texture, and the wool is intermediate between long and short, whilst the head carries a forelock.

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  • The Merino resemble the Dorset Horn breed.

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  • Poole, as the headquarters of the Parliamentary forces in Dorset during the Civil War, escaped the siege that crippled so many of its neighbours.

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  • The liberal measures of the protector were repealed, and new treasons were enacted; Somerset himself, who had been released and restored to the council in 1550, became an obstacle in Warwicks path, and was removed by means of a bogus plot, being executed in January 1552; while Warwick had himself made duke of Northumberland, his friend Dorset duke of Suffolk, and Herbert earl of Pembroke.

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  • The two following years, during which he lived at Dorset Court in London, were memorable for the publication of his two chief works on social polity, and of the epoch-making book on modern philosophy which revels the main principles of his life.

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  • He also began to write poetry, and printed many of his verses in the Dorset County Chronicle.

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  • In 1844 he published Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect.

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  • A new series of Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect appeared in 1862, and he was persuaded in 1868 to publish a series of Poems of Rural Life in Common English, which was less successful than his dialect poems. These latter were collected into a single volume in 1879, and on the 7th of October 1886 Barnes died at Winterborne Came.

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  • The two railway stations are the Central and West, and through communications with the north are maintained by the Somerset & Dorset and Midland, and the Great Western and Great Central railways.

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  • Their shop takes its name from an ammonite found in Dorset, eons old, but the work on display here is strikingly contemporary.

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  • Methods Samples of DNA were collected under license from English Nature from greater horseshoe bats in Dorset during 2005.

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  • I was born and grew up in Dorchester, Dorset and I am a proper west Country bumpkin!

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  • There are early recipes for cabbage soup too, with Dorset the first county in England to cultivate cabbages.

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  • Many authors would liken the rolling sugar fields around Bridgetown to the undulating contours of Dorset or the Cotswolds.

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  • It is not protected by any designation whatsoever in West Dorset DC's recently adopted local plan.

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  • Ecological entomology, 10, 1 - 7. Suppliers A useful source of butterflies is Worldwide Butterflies, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4QN.

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  • Edinbane Pottery make up their own clay body, blending very plastic clays from Dorset, china clay from Cornwall and potash feldspar.

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  • The England U16 'A ' side includes open side flanker Guy Mercer (King Edwards School and Dorset and Wiltshire ).

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  • The Dorset Wildlife Trust is a very active conservation body doing much valuable work to conserve native flora in Dorset.

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  • At Knowlton in Dorset there is a line of yews, survivors from an early hedgerow, with an average girth of 25 feet.

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  • Koi for sale in Dorset All Japanese koi for sale in Dorset All Japanese Koi Now on offer.

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  • The Poll Dorset ewe gave birth to a ram lamb on Saturday 14th May.

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  • Dorset Square Hotel is a classic townhouse overlooking leafy Dorset square the former site of Lords Cricket Ground.

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  • A handsome pair of young llamas being trained to trekking standard at the Dorset Trekking Center.

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  • Here in Dorset we are extremely lucky to benefit from an annual Capital Grants Program for Village Halls.

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  • None of our stegosaur metacarpals are from the Isle of Wight, but we have some from Dorset.

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  • One, Portland, Dorset, found moribund 10 February 2002 (photographed ).

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  • Europe, Middle East and North Africa Dorset Cereals Ltd Manufacturers of high quality breakfast cereals including muesli and crunchy products.

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  • Shave Cross is a tiny hamlet nestling in the picturesque Marshwood Vale, in the glorious unspoiled countryside of west Dorset.

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  • Consequently nights at Gillingham were haunted by nightmares of lions ' (Dorset Year Book 1966/7 p49 ).

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  • Barnes is chiefly remembered as the Dorset dialect poet.

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  • Dorset Horn rams are terminal sires in flocks using natural ' frequent lambing ' to achieve year-round production of top quality fattened lambs.

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  • The Dorset Down is an ideal terminal sire, producing solid, meaty, early maturing lambs.

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  • Stationery for an Occasion Contact, ordering and product details from this Dorset based wedding stationery for an Occasion Contact, ordering and product details from this Dorset based wedding stationers.

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  • For example, Dorset is linked to all those in Bond A who stand surety for him.

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  • The river Piddle slowly wends its way through a fertile valley of some of Dorset's richest farmland.

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  • He was, therefore, well able to promote the preferment of his brother George, who went to Ireland as chaplain to the duke of Dorset when that nobleman became lord-lieutenant in 1731.

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  • But when Dorset was replaced by the duke of Devonshire in 1755, Boyle was raised to the peerage as earl of Shannon and received a pension, and other members of the opposition also obtained pensions or places; and the archbishop, finding himself excluded from power, went into opposition to the government in alliance with John Ponsonby.

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  • In 1397 he was made archdeacon of Dorset by Richard Mitford, bishop of Salisbury, but litigation was still going on about it in the papal court till the 27th of June 1399, when the pope extinguished the suit, imposing perpetual silence on Nicholas Bubwith, master of the rolls, his opponent.

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  • There are other large quarries at Dorset and East Dorset, Bennington county; the finest marbles from this region are the white, slightly marked with pale brown and with greenish lines; they are commonly used for building, the Harvard Medical School and the office of the U.S. Senate being examples.

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  • He entered parliament as member for the pocket borough of Woodstock in 1826; in 1830 he was returned for Dorchester; from 1831 till February 1846 he represented the county of Dorset; and he was member for Bath from 1847 till (having previously borne the courtesy title Lord Ashley) he succeeded his father as earl in 1851.

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  • The white-faced breeds include the Leicester, Border Leicester, Lincoln, Kentish, Cheviot, Ryeland, Devon Longwool, South Devon, Dorset and Somerset Horn, Limestone, Penistone, Exmoor and Roscommon.

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  • Parents are reassured on risks from pedophiles EDUCATION chiefs in Dorset have spoken out to reassure parents their children are safe at school.

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  • This self-contained annex of an attractive thatched cottage is set in a wonderful rural location just outside the West Dorset village of Melplash.

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  • Stationery for an Occasion Contact, ordering and product details from this Dorset based wedding stationers.

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  • His sworn enemy from Hong Kong moves in next door in Dorset.

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  • The river Piddle slowly wends its way through a fertile valley of some of Dorset 's richest farmland.

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  • Whether you are planning a destination wedding from overseas or you are a British or Wales citizen wanting to marry in this wonderful city in Dorset County, you are sure to find plenty of resources available to help.

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  • Otherwise, you can check with companies that have listed their services on a wedding planning website for Dorset County.

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  • A few kinds are found to thrive in the open air in Devon and Dorset.

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  • You can also find British manufactured, hand-painted figures from brands such as Tradition, Alymer, Dorset, Imrie Miniatures, Britains Vintage Replicas, and Marlborough.

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  • Polly Jean Harvey, PJ Harvey, is a British female singer/songwriter from Dorset.

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  • That same year, he hosted a three-part series titled, Piers Morgan on Sandbanks, in which he looked at the popularity of the Sandbanks on Southern England's Dorset Coast.

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  • His body was sent in February to Poole, in Dorset, and was buried at Wimborne St Giles.

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  • The church contains a monument to Lord Edward Bruce, killed in a duel with Sir Edward Sackville, afterwards earl of Dorset, in 1613.

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  • It has been quarried since 1785; marble monuments were first manufactured about 1808; and at South Dorset in 1818 marble seems first to have been sawed in blocks, the earlier method having been chiselling.

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  • At Rutland, Proctor and Dorset many darker shades are found, including "moss vein," olive green and various shades of blue, green, yellow and pink, which are used for ornamental purposes.

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  • It owes its name either to its early paper and grist mills (Milton being abbreviated from Milltown) or to Milton Abbey, Dorset, whence members of the Tucker family came, it is supposed, to Milton about 1662.

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