Herefordshire sentence example
The mistletoe so extensively used in England at Christmas is largely derived from the apple orchards of Normandy; a quantity is also sent from the apple orchards of Herefordshire.
From Macclesfield a descent was made on Manchester; from Oakengates in South Shropshire came extensions to Herefordshire, Glamorganshire and Wiltshire, where the famous Brinkworth circuit was established.
In Great Britain in the breeding-season it seems to affect exclusively hilly and moorland districts from Herefordshire northward, in which it partly or wholly replaces the common linnet, but is very much more local in its distribution, and, except in the British Islands and some parts of Scandinavia, it only appears as an irregular visitant in winter.
Pedigrees, elaborated by Cecil himself with the help of Camden, the antiquary, associated him with the Cecils or Sitsyllts of Altyrennes in Herefordshire, and traced his descent from an Owen of the time of King Harold and a Sitsyllt of the reign of Rufus.
The connexion with the Herefordshire family is not so impossible as the descent from Sitsyllt; but the earliest authentic ancestor of the lord treasurer is his grandfather, David, who, according to Burghley's enemies, "kept the best inn" in Stamford.Advertisement
Again, the destruction of Chester about 615 was soon followed by the overthrow of the British kingdom of Elmet in south-west Yorkshire, and the occupation of Shropshire and the Lothians took place perhaps about the same period, that of Herefordshire probably somewhat later.
Later English writers allege that he died of starvation in the mountains; but Welsh legend represents him as spending a peaceful old age with his sons-in-law at Ewyas and Monington in Herefordshire, till his death and burial at the latter place.
A John Hooper was likewise canon of Wormesley priory in Herefordshire; but identification of any of these with the future bishop is doubtful.
Of the western counties, the southern half of Shropshire, Herefordshire and Monmouthshire are generally hilly.
In fruit-growing, Kent takes the first place, but a good quantity is grown in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Essex, in Worcestershire and other western counties, where, as in Herefordshire, Somerset and Devon, the apple is especially cultivated and cider is largely produced.Advertisement
Hop-growing extends from Kent into the neighbouring parts of Sussex and Surrey, where, however, it is much less important; it is also practised to a considerable degree in a group of counties of the midlands and west - Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Shropshire.
The counties comprising the greatest proportional amount of woodland fall into two distinct groups - Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex and Kent, with Berkshire and Buckinghamshire; Monmouth, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire.
The Ryeland breed is so named from the Ryelands, a poor upland district in Herefordshire.
In the reign of Penda the districts corresponding to Cheshire, Shropshire and Herefordshire were probably acquired, and he established his son Peada as a dependent prince in Middle Anglia.
Presteign is the terminus of a branch of the Great Western railway running north from Titley Junction in Herefordshire.Advertisement
At this time also the territory corresponding to the modern counties of Cheshire, Shropshire and Herefordshire seems to have been occupied.
Herefordshire is located on the English borderlands with Wales in the West Midlands.
In Herefordshire the Augustinian canonesses at Aconbury had fish ponds as did Titley Priory.
The place is Dinmore Manor, which is on the site of the chief commandery of the Hospitallers in Herefordshire (1 ).
Apple orchards are plentiful in favored situations, especially adjoining the Herefordshire border, and oak coppice abounds.Advertisement
Species lost to Herefordshire in the last 25 years have included breeding corncrake and red-backed shrike.
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In Herefordshire, for example, there are remains of a medieval fishpond at Stapleton Castle.
However, trees in parks and gardens can also be colonized, including japonica, walnut, cotoneaster and laburnum in Herefordshire.
In his travels for his father's business, Watkins had an on-going love affair with the Herefordshire countryside.Advertisement
The mistletoe tortrix moth and the mistletoe tortrix moth and the mistletoe weevil were both discovered, new to Britain, from Herefordshire.
In the same year the landed gentry of Herefordshire lodged a petition.
Herefordshire water shrew survey The water shrew survey The water shrew is Herefordshire's, and Britain's, least known land mammal.
The archeological evidence for Anglo-Saxon Herefordshire is disappointingly sparse.
In Herefordshire, there is evidence of a medieval warren at Norton.Advertisement
The loftiest mountains in South Wales, extending from Herefordshire and Monmouthshire (where their eastern spurs form the Hatteral Hills) in a southeasterly direction into Carmarthenshire, completely encircle the county on the east and south except for the break formed by the Vale of Usk at Crickhowell.
Herefordshire water shrew survey The water shrew is Herefordshire 's, and Britain 's, least known land mammal.