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The large industrial population of the town is occupied in the manufacture of lace, which extended hither from Nottingham; there are also railway carriage works.
He was created earl of Nottingham in 1596 and died in 1624.
He went to Nottingham, in the hope of being able to support himself by teaching French and Italian.
In May he defeated a greatly superior royalist force at Grantham, proceeding afterwards to Nottingham in accordance with Essex's plan of penetrating into Yorkshire to relieve the Fairfaxes; where, however, difficulties, arising from jealousies between the officers, and the treachery of John Hotham, whose arrest Cromwell was instrumental in effecting, obliged him to retire again to the association, leaving the Fairfaxes to be defeated at Adwalton Moor.
He died at Holme-Pierrepoint, near Nottingham, on the 9th of December 1683, of smallpox.Advertisement
The assizes for Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire were held at Nottingham until the reign of Henry III., when they were held alternately at Nottingham and Derby until 1569, after which the Derbyshire assizes were held at Derby.
In 1204 John gave the manor to William Bruere and granted to the town all the privileges of a free borough which were enjoyed by Nottingham and Derby; but before this it seems to have had prescriptive borough rights.
In 868 the Mercian king appealed to Ã†thelred and Alfred for assistance against the Danes, who were in possession of Nottingham.
On the same day the lord Berkeley, the other coheir, was made earl of Nottingham.
The Coal Measures repose upon the Millstone Grit; the largest area of these rocks lies on the east, where they are conterminous with the coalfields of Yorkshire and Nottingham.Advertisement
The Coal Measures repose upon the Millstone Grit; the largest area of these rocks lieson the east, where they are conterminous with the coalfields of Yorkshire and Nottingham.
In the neighbourhood of Nottingham, and other places in the Midlands, barytes forms a cementing material in the Triassic sandstones; amber-coloured crystals of the same mineral are found in the fuller's earth at Nutfield in Surrey; and the septarian nodules in London Clay contain crystals of barytes as well as of calcite.
But irrepressibles like John Benton broke through the "non-mission law," and pressed forward through the "Adam Bede" country to Derby (which became the 2nd circuit in 1816); Nottingham, where a great camp-meeting on Whit Sunday 1816 was attended by 12,000 people; Leicestershire, where Loughborough became the 3rd circuit, with extensions into Rutland, Lincolnshire and Norfolk; and ultimately to Hull, which became the 4th circuit, and where a meeting which deserves to be called the First Conference was held in June 1819.
Thus Hull district inaugurated a bold policy of chapel-buildings; Norwich that of a foreign mission; Sunderland and Manchester the ideal of a bettereducated ministry, Sunderland institute being opened in 1868; Nottingham district founded a middle-class school; Leeds promoted a union of Sunday-schools, and the placing of chapel property on a better financial footing.
Several isolated efforts were made earlier than this; it is evident that there was a school at Lothersdale near Skipton in 1800 " for the preservation of the youth of both sexes, and for their instruction in useful learning"; and another at Nottingham.Advertisement
He was prosecuted for riot in connexion with the surrender of the charter of Nottingham in 1682, being tried before Chief Justice Jeffreys, who fined him Soo marks.
His eldest son Robert represented the borough of Nottingham in six parliaments and died in 1714.
King Henry was at Coventry when the news of the landing reached him, and immediately marched to Nottingham, where his army was strengthened by the addition of 6000 men.
In October 1330 he entered Nottingham Castle by night, through a subterranean passage, and took Mortimer prisoner.
Gloucester and his allies were then brought to account; but the earl of Derby and Thomas Mowbray, earl of Nottingham, were taken into favour as having opposed the more violent proceedings of their associates.Advertisement
After studying at St John's College, Cambridge, and at Edinburgh, he settled in 1756 as a physician at Nottingham, but meeting with little success he moved in the following year to Lichfield.
There are eight colleges in England, viz., besides Mansfield and Cheshunt, New and Hackney Colleges, London; Western College, Bristol; Yorkshire United College, Bradford; Lancashire Independent College, Manchester; the Congregational Institute, Nottingham.
When the Nottingham Congregational Institute was founded in 1863 he became the first principal, a post which he held till 5898, when he was succeeded by James Alexander Mitchell (1849-1905), who from 1903 till his death was general secretary of the Congregational Union.
In January 1644 he commanded the forces attacking Nottingham, and soon afterwards, on Prince Rupert's recommendation, he was made lieutenant-general of Newcastle's Northern army.
A mansion standing on the western flank of the present Kensington Gardens had been the seat of Heneage Finch, Lord Chancellor and afterwards Earl of Nottingham.Advertisement
It was known as Nottingham House, but when bought from the second earl by William, who was desirous of avoiding residence in London as he suffered from asthma, it became known as Kensington Palace.
It extended from Nottingham northward to Worksop, being over 20 m.
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.
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.
In 1649, as he was walking towards Nottingham, he heard the bell of the "steeple house" of the city, and was admonished by an inward voice to go forward and cry against the great idol and the worshippers in it.Advertisement
The missionary revival which marked the Nottingham Conference of 1906 quickened the interest at home and abroad and the Foreign Field (monthly) is prominent among missionary periodicals.
Lace and lace curtains are made largely at Nottingham.
At the subsequent election he was defeated, but joined the cabinet as first commissioner of woods and forests when Lord Melbourne took office in July 1834, and about the same time was returned at a by-election as one of the members for Nottingham.
After a few years spent at an elementary school, he was apprenticed to a hosier at the age of eleven; He afterwards became successful in business in Nottingham, filled several civic offices, and was known for his philanthropy.
He was sheriff of Nottingham in 1853, and in 1859 organized the first courts of arbitration for the settlement of disputes between masters and men.Advertisement
Two murderers had been sent by the earl of Nottingham to " seize," that is to despatch, Dundee.
On the 27th of July Dundee was shot, and on the 21st of October Nottingham wrote that his emissaries " had done very good service to the King " (State Papers, " Domestic," July 17th, 18th, 19th, October 21st, 1689).
In the 18th century the ability of certain natives of the town greatly fostered its cotton industry; thus James Hargreaves here probably invented his spinning jenny about 1764, though the operatives, fearing a reduction of labour, would have none of it, and forced him to quit the town for Nottingham.
He became a Benedictine monk at Canterbury, and then joining the Cluniacs, was prior of Lenton Abbey, near Nottingham; he was chaplain to Henry V., whom he accompanied to France in 1415, being present at Agincourt.
At first James was confined in the Tower of London, but in June 1407 he was removed to the castle at Nottingham, whence about a month later he was taken to Evesham.Advertisement
Escaping from Whitehall by a back staircase they put themselves under the care of the bishop of London, spent one night in his house, and subsequently arrived on the 1st of December at Nottingham, where the princess first made herself known and appointed a council.
In 1704 Anne acquiesced in the resignation of Lord Nottingham, the leader of the high Tory party.
But she opposed for some time the inclusion in the government of Sunderland, whom she especially disliked, only consenting at Marlborough's intercession in December 1706, when various other offices and rewards were bestowed upon Whigs, and Nottingham with other Tories was removed from the council.
Owing to the alliance between the Tory Lord Nottingham and the Whigs, on the condition of the support by the latter of the bill against occasional conformity passed in December 1711, the defeated Whigs maintained a majority in the Lords, who declared against any peace which left Spain to the Bourbons.
Francis Pierrepoint at Nottingham, he was in 1657 presented by the former to the living of Sutton in Bedfordshire.Advertisement
This invention having been brought to a fairly advanced stage, he removed to Nottingham in 1768, accompanied by Kay and John Smalley of Preston, and there erected his first spinning mill, which was worked by horses.
It is called the "Midland Baptist College," and is situated in Nottingham.
In Jenkes's case (1676) Lord Chancellor Nottingham refused to issue the writ in vacation in a case in which a man had been committed by the king in council for a speech at Guildhall, and could get neither bail nor trial.
From 1847 to 1850 he was a missionary at Allahabad, India, and was then pastor of churches successively at Lower West Nottingham, Maryland (1851-1855) at Fredericksburg, Virginia (1855-1861), and at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (1861-1864).
South of the Pennines, the Red rocks extend eastward in a great sweep through the south of Derbyshire, Warwick, the west of Leicestershire, and the east of Nottingham, their margin being approximately marked by the Avon, flowing south-west, and the Soar and Trent, flowing north-east.Advertisement
The manufacture of woollen and leather goods is a natural result of the raising of live stock; Leicester, Coventry and Nottingham are manufacturing towns of the region.
Serving also the West Riding of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottingham and other towns of the midlands, and Manchester (by running powers over the Great Central metals).
Serving also Nottingham, Derby, and the principal towns of the midlands and West Riding, and Manchester.
As a boy he worked in a lace factory, where he attracted the notice of the leaders of the Baptist community, who sent him to the academy at Leicester and the Baptist college at Nottingham to be educated for the ministry.
In the Derwent Valley scheme, in connexion with the water supplies of Derby, Leicester, Nottingham and Sheffield, six more masonry dams have received parliamentary sanction.
They encamped in Nottingham in 868, and Northern Mercia was soon in their hands; in 870 Edmund, king of the East Anglians, fell before them.
The three chief divisions of the Danelagh were (1) the kingdom of Northumbria, (2) the kingdom of East Anglia, (3) the district of the Five (Danish) Boroughs - lands grouped round Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Stamford and Lincoln, and forming a loose confederacy.
Stamford was the next to yield, soon followed by Nottingham, and in 920 there was a general submission on the part of the Danes and the reconquest of the Danelagh was now complete.
In 874 they harried Mercia so cruelly that King Burgred fled in despair to Rome; the victors divided up his realm, taking the eastern half for themselves, and establishing in it a confederacy, whose jarls occupied the five boroughs of Stamford, Lincoln, Derby, Nottingham and Leicester.
The fortune of war in- batons dined at first in favor of the royalists, who captured wan Northampton and Nottingham.
Canals connect Louth with the Humber, Sleaford with the Witham, and Grantham with the Trent near Nottingham; but the greater rivers and many of the drainage cuts are navigable, being artificially deepened and embanked.
This lady, probably a sister of Lord Finch, subsequently earl of Nottingham, a well-known statesman of the Restoration, afterwards became Lady Conway, and at her country seat at Ragley in Warwickshire More continued at intervals to spend "a considerable part of his time."
During this same year, the Nottingham Canal was officially abandoned by its railroad owners.
According to the legend, King John and the Sheriff of Nottingham were tyrannical rulers, ruthlessly exploiting the poor people of Nottingham.
The Nottingham team is now planning to do a similar study assessing response to longer acting beta-2 agonists.
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The historic archdeaconry of Nottingham was an extensive ecclesiastical jurisdiction within the diocese of York.
The Lace Market Hotel is the ticket in Nottingham for location, originality and the odd celeb.
H enry Ireton was born at Attenborough, near Nottingham, the eldest of five sons of a minor country gentleman.
In 1864 Nottingham and Birmingham had sent a joint deputation to the Home Secretary urging the creation of regional drainage boards.
Local charity, Groundwork Greater Nottingham is working on a new project to promote healthy eating in three primary schools.
Written off as relegation fodder after three successive defeats, victory over Nottingham Forest was Pool's only hope.
In Nottingham it is common to find 15-20 children in a low garret, 12 feet square, working for 15 hours a day.
Police response was fairly hands-off but there was still 6 arrests, according to those present, including one from Nottingham.
I was born and raised in Nottingham, and we do hip-hop like the best of Ã¢em.
He is Chairman of BioCity Nottingham, a healthcare and bioscience innovation and incubation center founded in 2002.
I read Human Genetics at the University of Nottingham, which first kindled my interest in using genetic data to study evolutionary processes.
In the same year he was also appointed an honorary lecturer in the school of Finance & Management Studies at the University of Nottingham.
M aid Marian's extreme makeover earned Nottingham a top award this year.
This rock is famous throughout Nottingham as a brick marl.
Nottingham Car 4 Wheel Alignment Ltd align all makes and models of vehicles and also specialize in Porsche and other prestige marques.
Nottingham east midlands Airport Parking Airparks services at East midlands keeps your airport parking costs to a minimum.
Howver it should be noted that the Nottingham light rail system commenced operation in March 2004.
There is already a fast-track NHS physiotherapy service for people with acute back pain in Nottingham.
Five AEC renowns joined the fleet in 1977 from Nottingham City Transport.
According to the legend, King John and the Sheriff of Nottingham were tyrannical rulers, ruthlessly exploiting the poor people of Nottingham.
Hull, Birmingham and Nottingham have now stepped-up their game to make sure the people they serve do not lose out.
Nottingham City Council have commissioned a study looking at access to Newstead Abbey and its grounds.
The Palmer children were the first triplets to be born following treatment at NURTURE, The University of Nottingham's fertility treatment center.
Harvey's previous book, In a True Light, departed from Nottingham to explore the underworld of art.
So for example, in Nottinghamshire the City of Nottingham is a unitary Authority and therefore produces its own Unitary Development Plan.
Nottingham is already the most research-intensive university in the East Midlands.
Rutland Square Hotel, Nottingham The Rutland Square Hotel is situated only 50 yards from historic Nottingham Castle.
Lord Nottingham in 1676 reconciled the ancient theory and the established practice by saying that the conscience which guided the court was not the natural conscience of the man, but the civil and political conscience of the judge.
For the Long Parliament, which met on the 3rd of November 16 4 0, he was elected for Downton in Wiltshire, but the return was disputed, and he did not take his seat - his election not being declared valid until the last days of the Rump. He was present as a spectator at the setting up of the king's standard at Nottingham on the 25th of August 1642; and in 1643 he appeared openly on Charles's side in Dorsetshire, where he raised at his own expense a regiment of foot and a troop of horse, of both of which he took the command.
In 868 the Mercian king appealed to Ãƒâ€ thelred and Alfred for assistance against the Danes, who were in possession of Nottingham.
In 1847 he was returned for Nottingham, and in 1848 he presided at a Chartist demonstration on Kennington Common, which caused great alarm (see Chartism).
Playing the part of the demagogue, and exaggerating all his nephews petulant acts and sayings, he declared the constitution in danger, and took arms at the head of a party of peers, the earls of Warwick, Arundel and Nottingham, and Henry, earl of Derby, the son of John of The Gaunt, who called themselves the lords appellant, lords because they were ready to appeal Richards appel- councillors of treason.
Richard Alston returns to Nottingham with an exhilarating evening of luscious, quick-fire choreography and uplifting music.
Five AEC Renowns joined the fleet in 1977 from Nottingham City Transport.
Nottingham 's new-look rinky-dink Thingy - which still needs a name - also also made another early outing to provide musis for the occassion.
The Palmer children were the first triplets to be born following treatment at NURTURE, The University of Nottingham 's fertility treatment center.
Harvey 's previous book, In a True Light, departed from Nottingham to explore the underworld of art.
So for example, in Nottinghamshire the City of Nottingham is a Unitary Authority and therefore produces its own Unitary Development Plan.
Nottingham has the vibrancy of a big city within a compact central area.
No records Causes recorded in AN/A 58 Archbishop Lamplugh 's Visitation in 1690 Inhibition of Archdeaconry of Nottingham in force April - October 1690.
Making a welcome return to Nottingham Playhouse, Phoenix Dance Theater presents a powerful triple bill spanning three decades of dance.
Karen Parker, University of Nottingham, to work with Matt Dickinson on regulation of gene expression through DNA methylation during wheat rust development.
The disturbances were triggered by clashes in Nottingham the previous week around which the press whipped up anti-black hysteria.
The house at Nottingham was purchased for $2,260,000 in the first season of the show, and was the biggest house that Lewis and his team had ever worked on.
Two of his sons succeeded in turn to the earldom of Nottingham, extinct on the death of Charles, the third earl in 1681.
In 1888, at Nottingham, hay and straw presses for steam-power, horse-power and handpower were the subjects of competition.