Stoke sentence example

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  • Stoke is on the North Staffordshire railway, 146 m.
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  • He was one of the clerks at the Westminster Assembly, one of Cromwell's chaplains and a "trier," and held livings at Stoke Newington (1645) and St Paul's, Covent Garden (1656).
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  • The principal public buildings in the old town of Stoke are the town hall, with assembly rooms, law library and art gallery, the market hall, the Minton memorial building, containing a school of art and science; the free library and museum, and the North Staffordshire infirmary, founded in 1815 at Etruria, and removed to its present site in 1868.
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  • He died at Stoke Poges on the 3rd of September 1634.
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  • Prince shortly afterwards became curate of Stoke in Suffolk, where, however, the character of his revivalist zeal caused his departure at the end of twelve months.
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  • In the meantime the Six Nations (in 1768) had repudiated their sale of the region to the Susquehanna Company and had sold it to the Penns; the Penns had erected here the manors of Stoke and Sunbury, the government of Pennsylvania had commissioned Charles Stewart, Amos Ogden and others to lay out these manors, and they had arrived and taken possession of the block-house and huts at Mill Creek in January 1769.
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  • The poet Thomas Gray, who stayed frequently at Stoke Poges in the vicinity, is enthusiastic concerning the beauty of the Beeches in a letter to Horace Walpole in 1737.
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  • The Old North Road, entering London from the Lea valley through Hackney and Shoreditch as Stamford Hill, Stoke Newington Road and Kingsland Road, reaches the City by Bishopsgate.
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  • Part of Stoke (Stoche or Stoca) at this time belonged to the Crown, since the royal estate of Penculla (now Penkhull) was included within its bounds.
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  • Yet a formidable rebellion was raised in his behalf by means of Lambert Simnel, who was defeated and taken prisoner at the battle of Stoke in 1487.
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  • Healthy snacks regulate your blood sugar levels, give you a boost of energy, stoke your metabolism and help you to concentrate better.
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  • A statue commemorates Josiah Wedgwood, born at Burslem in 1730; but other famous names in the pottery trade are more intimately connected with Stoke.
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  • Thus Josiah Spode the second was born here in 1754, and had a great house at Penkhull, on the western outskirts of Stoke.
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  • Disappointed of a kingdom by the success of Henry VII., he joined in Simnel's rebellion and was killed at the battle of Stoke.
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  • Ryde is connected by rail with the other towns in the island, and there is also steamboat communication with Portsmouth, Southampton, Southsea, Portsea and Stoke's Bay.
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  • On the accession of Henry VII., however, Lincoln took the oath of allegiance, but in 1487 he joined the rebellion of Lambert Simnel, and was killed at the battle of Stoke.
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  • Private boat hire for longer holidays can be arranged at the Ashby boat hire for longer holidays can be arranged at the Ashby Boat Company in Stoke Golding.
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  • Were you roundly booed in Stoke during the first comeback gig - why?
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  • It is seen here arriving for crew changeover at Stoke Mandeville bound for Aylesbury on the M1 service.
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  • R Davis, Stoke on Trent I am writing to congratulate you on the best ever potato chips in the whole wide world ever.
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  • He was involved in the rebuilding of the Stoke Church where he was senior churchwarden and donated £ 500 to the new building.
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  • In the autumn of 1999, Stoke was purchased by an Icelandic business consortium.
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  • He was transferred to Stoke Royal Infirmary and underwent a front temporal craniotomy to evacuate the haematoma.
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  • An annual dinner is held in Stoke on Trent with a guest speaker of distinction.
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  • I am keen to find information about the dockyard at Stoke Damerel circa 1820 mainly about the residences of dockyard staff.
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  • He then doused a valiant Stoke fight-back with a third to seal a 3-1 win for Derby.
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  • The 3rd lock (Twyfords) is beside the former Stoke Gas Works which once had the biggest gasometer in Europe.
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  • Back at Stoke, tho not in the same theater, where Allan Clarke had said his final goodbyes.
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  • Search for heritage accommodation in South West England www.heritagesouthwest.co.uk Orchard House, Chew Stoke, Bristol A friendly home-from-home to use as your base.
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  • That means no big tax give-aways, which would only stoke consumer demand and worsen the economic imbalances presently being experienced.
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  • There will be a special commemorative dinner next month prior to the Stoke game, at which all living inductees will be in attendance.
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  • Your work has been hugely inspirational for our children's ministry work at St Michaels Church in Stoke Gifford.
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  • The 27-year old tough tackling midfielder has joined Leeds after being linked with clubs such as Stoke, Crystal Palace and Norwich.
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  • On Thursday at Stoke Mandeville Stadium a local primary school was using the pool for their weekly lessons.
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  • Stoke, currently sixth in the table, were by no means at their best.
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  • The Reading number sixteen has previously snubbed moves to Bristol City, Preston, Stoke and the Busan Icons.
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  • Published by Barrington Stoke for reluctant spellers of all ages.
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  • In the country districts straw stacks were in many places overturned, Elston and Stoke districts suffered and at Southwell considerable damage was done.
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  • The last meeting of the North Staffordshire HIV Forum took place at The Herbert Minton Building in stoke on Thursday 9th December.
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  • Those two TV sets being turned on in the Executive Boxes really stoke up the caldron of, erm, silence.
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  • These methods will only stoke the fire of resentment among the oppressed.
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  • His name was Barrington Stoke and he was the children's favorite storyteller.
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  • Ben Petty is the other half in the double swoop on Stoke City.
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  • Stoke Church has a fine ring of six bells, two of which are from the 17th Century.
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  • Swimming & Swim School Swimming Stoke Mandeville Stadium offers a fully accessible 25m, 6 lane swimming pool with spectator seating for 150.
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  • It allowed the press to stoke unwarranted public fears by reacting slowly to the scare stories.
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  • For its inevitable effect was precisely to stoke the self-righteous flames of imperial power, and fuel their spread.
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  • Charcoal is fed through a stoke hole into a constantly burning furnace at the side of the building to provide heat.
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  • He would stoke up the boiler fire down a number of steps at the rear of the church.
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  • His campaign in Village ward used leaflets full of lies in a bid to stoke up fear and resentment in the community.
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  • But they have a stoke of luck when Pip goes to visit his cousin in a nearby Monastery.
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  • I thought I 'd best stoke up my courage a little by getting tight at a cocktail party, earlier on in the evening.
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  • His name was Barrington Stoke and he was the children 's favorite storyteller.
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  • Rangers were totally dominant and Stoke only had a couple of tame headers by Hall which failed to trouble the Boro defense.
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  • If you are in the mood for something more daring, try Great Glam, which has a dress called Stoke the Heat.
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  • Stoke, however, was dissolved in the following reign, and Parker received a pension equivalent to £400 a year in modern currency.
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  • Brick earth overlies it from Kensington to Brentford and west thereof, and appears in Chelsea and Fulham, Hornsey and Stoke Newington, and in patches south of the Thames between Battersea and Richmond.
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  • A comparison of the death-rate of London and those of other great towns in England and abroad is given here: - In 1905 the lowest death-rates among the metropolitan boroughs were returned by Hampstead (9.3), Lewisham (11.7), Wandsworth (12.6), Woolwich (12.8), Stoke Newington (12.9), and the highest by Shoreditch (19.7), Finsbury (19.0), Bermondsey (18.7), Bethnal Green (18.6) and Southwark (18.5).
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  • A return of the percentage of inhabitants dwelling in over-crowded tenements shows 2.7 for Lewisham, 4.5 for Wandsworth, 5.5 for Stoke Newington, and 6.4 for Hampstead, against 35.2 for Finsbury and 29.9 for Shoreditch.
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  • The Metropolitan police courts are fourteen in number, namely - Bow Street, Covent Garden; Clerkenwell; Great Marlborough Street (Westminster); Greenwich and Woolwich; Lambeth; Marylebone; North London, Stoke Newington Road; Southwark; South Western, Lavender Hill (Battersea); Thames, Arbour Street East (Stepney); West Ham; West London, Vernon Street (Fulham); Westminster, Vincent Square; Worship Street (Shoreditch).
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  • Daniel was well educated at a famous dissenting academy, Mr Charles Morton's of Stoke Newington, where many of the bestknown nonconformists of the time were his schoolfellows.
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  • In 1724 he had built himself a large house at Stoke Newington, which had stables and grounds of considerable size.
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  • The neighbouring towns of Stoke, Hanley and Longton are connected with Burslem by tramways.
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  • Previously to 1885 it formed part of the parliamentary borough of Stoke, but it is now included in that of Hanley.
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  • In the Domesday Survey of 1086 half the church of Stoke and lands in Stoca are said to have belonged to Robert of Stafford.
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  • Frequent references to the parish church of Stoke are found during the 14th and 15th centuries.
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  • Contemporary writers from 1787 onwards describe Stoke as a market town, but the official evidence states that the market rights were not acquired until 1845.
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  • From 1833 to 1885 Stoke returned two members to parliament.
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  • Stoke Newington is partly in the north division of the parliamentary borough of Hackney, but the district of South Hornsey, included in the municipal borough, is in the Hornsey division of Middlesex.
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  • He was educated privately and at a dissenting academy in London, and became chaplain and companion to a Mr Streatfield at Stoke Newington.
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  • In 1834 Hoxton Academy was taken as a training place for ministers; and in 1839 the students moved to Abney House, Stoke Newington.
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  • He also received the livings of Cottesmore, Rutlandshire, and Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire.
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  • In consequence, together with Pym and Sir Robert Philips, he was thrown into confinement; and, when in the August of the next year he was released, he was commanded to remain in his house at Stoke Poges during his Majesty's pleasure.
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  • In 1440 he resigned his post, but in 1451, on the death of his successor, John Stoke, he became abbot for the second time.
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  • He fought also at Stoke against the insurgents with Lambert Simnel, was made a knight banneret, governor of Calais, and lord chamberlain.
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  • Thus, the manufacture of china and pottery, although widespread, is primarily identified with Staffordshire, where an area comprising Stoke and a number of contiguous towns actually bears the name of the Potteries (q.v.).
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  • But few had joined him when King Henry brought him to action at Stoke, near Battle of Stoke.
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  • The Yorkist claim, after Clarences death, might be supposed to have passed to his cousin Edmund, earl of Suffolk, the younger brother of that John, earl of Lincoln, who had been declared heir to the crown by Richard III., and had fallen at Stoke field.
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  • His second son Maurice was ancestor of the Berkeleys of Stoke Giffard, whose descendant, Norborne Berkeley, claimed the barony of Botetourt and had a summons in 1764, dying without issue in 1770.
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  • Sir Maurice Berkeley of Bruton, a cadet of Stoke Giffard, was forefather of the Viscounts Fitzhardinge, the Lords Berkeley of Stratton (1658-1773) and the earls of Falmouth, all extinct, the Berkeleys of Stratton bequeathing their great London estate, including Berkeley Square and Stratton Street, to the main line.
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  • From Ireland, accompanied by some bands of German mercenaries procured for him in the Low Countries, he invaded England; but the rising was put down at Stoke near Newark in Nottinghamshire, and, Simnel being captured, the king made him a menial of his kitchen.
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