Peckham sentence example

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  • In the 13th centur y Archbishop Peckham, says Maitland (p. 117), as archbishop "asserted for himself and his official (1) a general right to entertain in the first instance complaints made against his suffragans' subjects, and (2) a general right to hear appeals omisso medio."
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  • Peckham, but others have held that it is of exclusively animal origin, a view supported by such occurrences as those in the orthoceratities of the Trenton limestone, and by the experiments of C. Engler, who obtained a liquid like crude petroleum by the distillation of menhaden (fish) oil.
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  • The bishop's second failure to obtain this dignity was due, doubtless, to his irregular and unclerical manner of life, a fact which also accounts, in part at least, for the hostility which existed between his victorious rival, Archbishop Peckham, and himself.
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  • After the passing of this resolution the cry against the House of Lords rapidly weakened, since it became clear at the by-elections (culminating at Peckham in March 1908) that the "will of the people" was by no means unanimously on the side of the bills which had failed to pass.
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  • Archbishop Peckham, or Pisanus, in his Perspectiva Communis (1279), and Vitello, in his Optics (1270), also attempted the solution of Aristotle's problem, but unsuccessfully.
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  • He became an assistant master at a school at Peckham, attending at the same time evening classes at the University College, London.
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  • For many years Peckham taught at Paris, coming into contact with the greatest scholars of the day, among others St Thomas Aquinas.
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  • Peckham was always a strenuous advocate of the papal power, especially as shown in the council of Lyons in 1274.
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  • Peckham's zeal was not tempered by discernment, and he had little gift of sympathy or imagination.
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  • Nevertheless Peckham's relations with the king were often cordial, and Edward called on him for help in bringing order into conquered Wales.
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  • Peckham's main instrument was a minute system of "visitation," which he used with a frequency hitherto unknown.
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  • Disputes resulted, and on some points Peckham gave way, but his powers as papal legate complicated matters, and he did much to strengthen the court of Canterbury at the expense of the lower courts.
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  • A more attractive side of Peckham's career is his activity as a writer.
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  • The chief authority on Peckham as archbishop of Canterbury, is the Registrum fratris Johannis Peckham, edited by C. Trice Martin for the Rolls Series (London, 1882-1885).
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  • But no remains exist of the priories of Augustinian canons at Canterbury (St Gregory's; 1084), Leeds, near Maidstone (1119), Tunbridge (middle of 12th century), Combwell, near Cranbrook (time of Henry II.); the nunnery of St Sepulchre at Canterbury (about 110o) and Langdon abbey, near Walmer (1192), both belonging to the Benedictines; the Trinitarian priory of Mottenden near Headcorn, the first house of Crutched Friars in England (1224), where miracle plays were presented in the church by the friars on Trinity Sunday; the Carmelite priories at Sandwich (1272) and Losenham near Tenterden (1241); and the preceptory of Knights of St John of Jerusalem at West Peckham, near Tunbridge (1408).
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  • Dale of Peckham, and at seventeen he attended some courses in_ literature at King's College, London.
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  • The archbishop of Canterbury, Robert Kilwardby, was also his friend; but after Kilwardby's death in 1279 a series of disputes arose between the bishop and the new archbishop, John Peckham, and this was probably the cause which drove Cantilupe to visit Italy.
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  • It includes the districts of Peckham and Nunhead, and Dulwich with its park, picture-gallery and schools.
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  • Dulwich Park (72 acres) and Peckham Rye Common and Park (113 acres) are the largest of several public grounds, and Camberwell Green was once celebrated for its fairs.
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  • Among institutions may be mentioned the Camberwell school of arts and crafts, Peckham Road.
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  • The parliamentary borough of Camberwell has three divisions, North, Peckham and Dulwich, each returning one member; but is not wholly coincident with the municipal borough, the Dulwich division extending to include Penge, outside the county of London.
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  • In 1279 he compelled Archbishop Peckham to withdraw some legislation made in a synod called without the royal permissiona breach of one of the three great canons of William the Conqueror.
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  • Contemporary are the Letters of Grosseteste, and a little later come the Letters of Archbishop Peckham and Raines Letters from Northern Registers (all in the Rolls series).
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  • He was a frequent visitor to Peckham while attending rehearsals of his first major play afore Night Come at the Royal Shakespeare.
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  • One went to Peckham Rye, and the other went to Southwark Park, replacing a smaller bandstand which went to Plumstead.
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  • The Royal Boro of Peckham is Europe's largest producer of small wooden figurines of Norma Major.
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  • Over the weekend a particularly horrific murder took place in Peckham at what is reported to be a family christening event.
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  • News reports showed a long row of birdwatchers, waiting, with the utmost patience, by a garden wall in Peckham, London.
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