Haddington sentence example

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  • There is record of a club in Haddington in 1709, of Tom Bicket's green in Kilmarnock in 1740, of greens in Candleriggs and Gallowgate, Glasgow, and of one in Lanark in 1750, of greens in the grounds of Heriot's hospital, Edinburgh, prior to 1768, and of one in Peebles in 1775.
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  • In June 1548 a French fleet, with provisions and 5000 soldiers on board, under the command of Andre de Montalembert, seigneur d'Esse, landed at Leith to reinforce the Scots army, and laid siege to Haddington, then in the hands of the English.
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  • He studied at Haddington, and graduated in 1739 at the university of Edinburgh, where he completed a divinity course in 1743.
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  • He was licensed to preach by the Haddington presbytery in 1743, and after two years as a probationer was ordained (1745) minister of the parish of Beith.
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  • Dunbar used to form one of the Haddington district group of parliamentary burghs, but its constituency was merged in that of the county in 1885.
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  • His father was a solicitor, and his mother was the daughter of Matthew Buist, factor to Lord Haddington.
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  • The second volume, published in 1810, gives an account of the seven southeastern counties of Scotland - Roxburgh, Berwick, Haddington, Edinburgh, Linlithgow, Peebles and Selkirk - each of them being treated of as regards name, situation and extent, natural objects, antiquities, establishment as shires, civil history, agriculture, manufactures and trade, and ecclesiastical history.
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  • In 1809 he graduated M.A.; and in 1810, on the recommendation of Sir John Leslie, he was chosen master of an academy newly established at Haddington, where he became the tutor of Jane Welsh, afterwards famous as Mrs Carlyle.
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  • His appointment at Haddington he exchanged for a similar one at Kirkcaldy in 1812.
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  • Mary meanwhile had passed from Dunbar to Haddington, and thence to Seton, where 1600 men rallied to her side.
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  • Calderwood appears to have returned to Scotland in 1624, and he was soon afterwards appointed minister of Pencaitland, in the county of Haddington.
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  • He went from place to place in peril of his life denouncing the errors of Rome and the abuses in the church at Montrose, Dundee, Ayr, in Kyle, at Perth, Edinburgh, Leith, Haddington and elsewhere.
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  • His father, Sir James Dalrymple, Bart., of Hailes, in the county of Haddington, auditor-general of the exchequer of Scotland, was a grandson of James, first Viscount Stair; and his mother, Lady Christian Hamilton, was a daughter of Thomas, 6th earl of Haddington.
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  • Jane Baillie Welsh, born 1801, was the only child of Dr Welsh of Haddington.
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  • She had shown precocious talent, and was sent to the school at Haddington where Edward Irving (q.v.) was a master.
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  • He visited Haddington occasionally in the following years, and a strong mutual regard arose between him and Miss Welsh.
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  • The chief areas for tree and small fruit are Clydesdale and the Carse of Gowrie, but there are also productive orchards in the shires of Haddington, Stirling, Ayr and Roxburgh, while market-gardening has developed in the neighbourhood of the larger towns.
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  • What is known is that he.: was a son of William Knox, who lived in or near the town of Haddington, that his mother's name was Sinclair, and that his forefathers on both sides had fought under the banner of the Bothwells.
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  • But he sent his son John to school (no doubt the well-known grammar school of Haddington), and thereafter to the university, where, like his contemporary George Buchanan, he sat "at the feet" of John Major.
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  • Major was a native of Haddington, who had recently returned to Scotland from Paris with a great academical reputation.
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  • But in Major's last Glasgow session a "Joannes Knox" (not an uncommon name, however, at that time in the west of Scotland) matriculated there; and if this were the future reformer, he may thereafter either have followed his master to St Andrews or returned from Glasgow straight to Haddington.
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  • He was educated at the school of Haddington, where John Knox was later a pupil.
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  • Other public edifices include the county buildings in the Tudor style, in front of which stands the monument to George, 8th marquess of Tweeddale (1787-1876), who was such an expert and enthusiastic coachman that he once drove the mail from London to Haddington without taking rest; the corn exchange, next to that of Edinburgh the largest in Scotland; the town house, with a spire 150 ft.
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  • Haddington was created a royal burgh by David I.
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  • There are many interesting places within a few miles of Haddington.
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  • Amisfield, adjoining Haddington on the N.E., is another seat of the earl of Wemyss.
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  • To some extent they were standardized - a weaver's shuttle was a weaver's shuttle be it from Edinburgh or Haddington.
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  • The place derived its name from its use by the earls of Fife as a ferry to the opposite shore of Haddington, 8 m.
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  • To some extent they were standardized - a weaver 's shuttle was a weaver 's shuttle be it from Edinburgh or Haddington.
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