Wantage sentence example
- WANTAGE, a market town in the Abingdon parliamentary division of Berkshire, England.
- of Wantage Road station on the Great Western railway, with which a steam tramway connects it.
- In the broad market-place is a great statue of King Alfred, executed by Count Gleichen and unveiled in 1877; for Wantage is famous as the birthplace of the king in 849.
- The English: took possession in 1664, and in 1669 Wiltwyck was named Kingston, after Kingston Lisle, near Wantage, England, the family seat of Governor Francis Lovelace.
- ALFRED, or ZELFRED, known as THE GREAT (848-900), king of England, was born in 848 at Wantage, and was the fourth son of King IEthelwulf and his first wife (Osburh).Advertisement
- JOSEPH BUTLER (1692-1752), English divine and philosopher, bishop of Durham, was born at Wantage, in Berkshire, on the 18th of May 1692.
- The boy was placed under the care of the Rev. Philip Barton, master of the grammar school at Wantage, and remained there for some years.
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- Four sisterhoods stand together as the largest: those of Clewer, Wantage, All Saints and East Grinstead; and the work of the first may stand as a specimen of that of others.
- dormy sheds such as Fingest, Stokenchurch, Princes Risboro ' and Wantage are mentioned.Advertisement
- Lib Dem majority: 538 Ed Vaizey (Wantage) - former lobbyist who currently acts as chief speechwriter for Michael Howard.
- A concert version of Offenbach's comic operetta by Wantage Choral Society.
- Lib Dem majority: 538 Ed Vaizey (Wantage) - Former lobbyist who currently acts as chief speechwriter for Michael Howard.
- He sailed for Ireland, here he became a country squire on his Wantage estate.
- The title of Baron Wantage of Lockinge was taken in 1885 by Sir Robert Loyd-Lindsay (b.Advertisement