Macclesfield sentence example

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  • 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.
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  • In 1751, seconded by Lord Macclesfield, president of the Royal Society, and Bradley, the eminent mathematician, he distinguished himself greatly in the debates on the calendar, and succeeded in making the new style a fact.
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  • They were followed by others at Newcastle, Manchester, Bolton, Chester and Macclesfield.
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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 like manner the manufacture of silk fabrics in the districts of Manchester, Middleton, Macclesfield, London (Spitalfields) and Nottingham (for silk lace) has decreased proportionately.
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  • The bleak upland country retains its ancient name of Macclesfield Forest.
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  • Originally the trade of Macclesfield was principally in twist and silk buttons, but this has developed into the manufacture of all kinds of silk.
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  • Water communication is provided by the Macclesfield canal.
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  • Previous to the Conquest, Macclesfield (Makesfeld, Mackerfeld, Macclesfeld, Meulefeld, Maxfield) was held by Edwin, earl of Mercia; and at the time of the Domesday Survey it formed a part of the lands of the earl of Chester.
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  • There is a tradition, supported by a reference on a plea roll, that Randle, earl of Chester (1181-1232) made Macclesfield a free borough, but the earliest charter extant is that granted by Edward, prince of Wales and earl of Chester, in 1261, constituting Macclesfield a free borough with a merchant gild, and according certain privileges in the royal forest of Macclesfield to the burgesses.
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  • Macclesfield borough sent two members to parliament in 1832 for the first time.
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  • In 1880 it was disfranchised for bribery, and in 1885 the borough was merged in the county division of Macclesfield.
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  • The manufacture of cotton began in Macclesfield about 1785.
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  • An undated charter from Hamo de Massey, lord of the barony, in the reign of Edward I., constituted Altrincham a free borough, with a gild merchant, the customs of Macclesfield, the right to elect reeves and bailiffs for the common council and other privileges.
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  • Congleton is served by the Macclesfield canal.
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  • His conversational abilities won him the friendship of Lord Macclesfield (chief justice 1710-1718) who introduced him to Addison, described by Mandeville as "a parson in a tye-wig."
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  • Among other textile industries attaching to definite localities may be mentioned the silk manufacture of eastern Staffordshire and Cheshire, as at Congleton and Macclesfield; and the hosiery and lace manufactures of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire.
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  • He also left several illegitimate children, two of whom were by Anne, countess of Macclesfield.
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  • Rivers's intrigue with Lady Macclesfield was the cause of that lady's divorce from her husband in 1701.
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  • Richard Savage, the poet, claimed identity with Lady Macclesfield's son by Lord Rivers, but though his story was accepted by Dr Johnson and was very generally believed, the evidence in its support is faulty in several respects.
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  • In 1701 Toland spent a few weeks at Hanover as secretary to the embassy of the earl of Macclesfield, and was received with favour by the electress Sophia in acknowledgment of his book Anglia Libera, a defence of the Hanoverian succession.
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  • He was the son of William Anson of Shugborough in Staffordshire, and his wife Isabella Carrier, who was the sister-in-law of Lord Chancellor Macclesfield, a relationship which proved very useful to the future admiral.
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  • Methane, Mr Macclesfield's own super hero who can supply tuneful rectal rasps at will.
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  • Both players are expected to be named in Saturday's first-team squad for the visit of Macclesfield.
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  • Nevertheless, Rangers reside in Division Two and were favorites to win through to a second-round tie away at Macclesfield or Forest Green.
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  • Methane, Mr Macclesfield 's own super hero who can supply tuneful rectal rasps at will.
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  • Both players are expected to be named in Saturday 's first-team squad for the visit of Macclesfield.
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  • Tony lives in Macclesfield, Cheshire, with his wife Zoe, who is also his very competent business partner.
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  • Joy Division were on the brink of a breakthrough American tour, the release of new single 'Love Will Tear Us Apart' and brand new album Closer when Ian Curtis decided to hang himself in his Macclesfield home.
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  • Six months later, the Mondays played their first big gig, supporting New Order at Macclesfield Leisure Centre.
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