Granby sentence example

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  • Her name was Emma Blanding, from Granby, Colorado.
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  • But no sooner had he taken over the command than his haughty and domineering temper estranged him both from his second-in-command, Lord Granby, and the commander-in-chief, Prince Ferdinand.
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  • But Sackville, in spite of repeated orders from Prince Ferdinand, sullenly refused to allow Granby's squadrons to advance.
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  • This corps never got beyond Newcastle, but young Granby went to the front as a volunteer on the duke of Cumberland's staff, and saw active service in the last stages of the insurrection.
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  • The same year that saw Granby made colonel of the Blues, saw also the despatch of a considerable British contingent to Germany.
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  • Minden was Granby's first great battle.
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  • At the head of the Blues he was one of the cavalry leaders halted at the critical moment by Sackville, and when in consequence that officer was sent home in disgrace, Lieut.-General Lord Granby succeeded to the command of the British contingent in Ferdinand's army, having 32,000 men under his orders at the beginning of 1760.
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  • On the 31st of July 1760 Granby brilliantly stormed Warburg at the head of the British cavalry, capturing 1500 men and ten pieces of artillery.
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  • In the last campaign, at Gravenstein and Wiihelmsthal, Homburg and Cassel, Granby's men bore the brunt of the fighting and earned the greatest share of the glory.
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  • In 1770 Granby, worn out by political and financial trouble, resigned all his offices, except the colonelcy of the Blues.
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  • Two portraits of Granby were painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, one of which is now in the National Gallery.
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  • The history of the St Francois, Granby and Joplin districts has been sensational.
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  • Windsor has been called "The Mother of Towns"; it originally included the territory now constituting the present township, and the townships of East Windsor (1768), Ellington (1786), South Windsor (1845), Simsbury (1670), Granby (1786), East Granby (1858), Bloomfield (1835) and Windsor Locks (1854).
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  • Copper was mined in East Granby as early as 1705 and furnished material for early colonial and United States coins.
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