A MS. of that period in the royal library, Windsor (No.
It is certain that he took an active part in the restoration of Eton College, which Edward annexed to St George's, Windsor, in 1463, depriving it of a large part of its possessions.
He then returned to Balliol as a Snell exhibitioner; became vicar of High Ercall, Shropshire, in 1750; canon of Windsor, 1762; bishop of Carlisle, 1787 (and also dean of Windsor, 1788); bishop of Salisbury, 1791.
Under the influence of Archbishop Chicheley, who had himself founded two colleges in imitation of Wykeham, and Thomas Bekynton, king's secretary and privy seal, and other Wyke - hamists, Henry VI., on the 11th of October 1440, founded, in imitation of Winchester College, "a college in the parish church of Eton by Windsor not far from our birthplace," called the King's College of the Blessed Mary of Eton by Windsor, as "a sort of first-fruits of his taking the government on himself."
In the Yale Divinity School his influence was powerful, and in 1833 one of his foremost opponents, Bennet Tyler (1783-1858), founded in East Windsor a Theological Institute to offset Taylor's teaching at Yale.
The olive green syenite found on Mount Ascutney, near the Connecticut river, in Windsor county, is a hornblendeaugite.
There are a state prison at Windsor (1808), a house of correction at Rutland (1878), an industrial school at Vergennes (1866), and hospitals for the insane at Brattleboro (1836) and Waterbury (1891).
The first legislature of the state met at Windsor in March 1778, and voted to admit sixteen towns east of the Connecticut river which were dissatisfied with the rule of New Hampshire.
Dr Cave was chaplain to Charles II., and in 1684 became a canon of Windsor.
His death occurred at Windsor on the 4th of July 1713.
Promising to assent to their demands, he agreed to meet the barons, and the gathering was fixed for the 15th of June, and was to take place in a meadow between Staines and Windsor, called Runnimede.
At the famous conference, which lasted from Monday the 15th to Tuesday the 23rd of June, the hostile barons were present in large numbers; on the other hand John, who rode over each day from Windsor, was only attended by a few followers.
He was in parliament for many years, representing Plympton from 1685, Windsor from 1689, and Weymouth from 1700.
He became a canon of Windsor in 1702, and in 1708 he was nominated to the see of St Asaph, from which he was translated in 1714 to that of Ely.
In 1889, at Windsor, prizes were awarded for a fruit and vegetable evaporator, a paring and coring machine, a dairy thermometer, parcel post butter-boxes to carry different weights, and a vessel to contain preserved butter.
He was made tutor to Prince Edward of Windsor (afterwards Edward III.), and, according to Dibdin, inspired him with some of his own love of books.
But the jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the pope's priestly jubilee a few months later were the occasion of friendly intercourse between Rome and Windsor, Mgr.
wished to appoint him canon of Windsor, but the prime minister, Lord Liverpool, objected; Sumner received instead a royal chaplaincy and librarianship, and other preferments quickly followed, till in 1826 he was consecrated bishop of Llandaff and in 1827 bishop of Winchester.
In 1882 he became honorary chaplain and sub-almoner to Queen Victoria, and in the following year was appointed dean of Windsor, and domestic chaplain to the queen.
His son Isaak (1618-1689), after a brilliant career of scholarship in Sweden, became residentiary canon at Windsor in 1673.
Winding in a south-easterly direction, it passes Eton and Windsor (434),(434), Datchet (412), Staines (36), Chertsey (32), Shepperton (30) and Sunbury (262), receiving the Coln from the left at Staines, and the Wey from the right near Shepperton.
The principal associations are those at Oxford, Reading, Henley, Maidenhead and Windsor, and the Thames Angling Preservation Society, whose district is from Staines to Brentford.
The first castellan of this new stronghold was Giraldus de Windsor, husband of the Princess Nest of South Wales and grandfather of Giraldus Cambrensis.
About 1350 considerable quantities of colourless flat glass were supplied by John Alemayn of Chiddingfold for glazing the windows in St George's chapel, Windsor, and in the chapel of St Stephen, Westminster.
OLIVER ELLSWORTH (1745-1807), American statesman and jurist, was horn at Windsor, Connecticut, on the 29th of April 1745.
From 1773 to 1775 he represented the town of Windsor in the general assembly of Connecticut, and in the latter year became a member of the important commission known as the "Pay Table," which supervised the colony's expenditures for military purposes during the War of Independence.
He never took office, however, but died at his home in Windsor on the 27th of November 1807.
On the following day Gladstone was summoned to Windsor, and commanded by the queen to form an administration.
He was consecrated bishop of Norwich in 1792, and two years later received the appointment of dean of Windsor in commendam.
(1312-1377), "of Windsor," king of England, eldest son of Edward II.
and Isabella of France, was born at Windsor on the 13th of November 1312.
In the following years he spent much time and money in rebuilding Windsor Castle, and instituting the order of the Garter, which he did in order to fulfil a vow that he had taken to restore the Round Table of Arthur.
HENRY HALLAM (1777-1859), English historian, was the only son of John Hallam, canon of Windsor and dean of Bristol, and was born on the 9th of July 1 777.
In June she followed the king to England (after distributing all her effects in Edinburgh among her ladies) with the prince and the coffin containing the body of her dead infant, and reached Windsor on the 2nd of July, where amidst other forms of good fortune she entered into the possession of Queen Elizabeth's 6000 dresses.
to the collegiate church of Windsor.
The prince arrived with his brother on a visit to Windsor on the 10th of October 1839.
on, and by Stockmar, the prince thus soon took the de facto place of the sovereign's private secretary, though he had no official status as such; and his system of classifying and annotating the queen's papers and letters resulted in the preservation of what the editors of the Letters of Queen Victoria (1907) describe as" probably the most extraordinary collection of state documents in the world "- those up to 1861 being contained in between Soo and 600 bound volumes at Windsor.
The series of attempts on the queen was closed in 1882 by Maclean, who fired a pistol at her majesty as she was leaving the Great Western Railway station at Windsor.
In 1844 Louis Philippe returned the visit by coming to Windsor.
The tsar Nicholas had visited Windsor earlier that year, in which also Prince Alfred, who was to marry the tsar's grand-daughter, was born.
In June the queen took her first railway journey, travelling from Windsor to Paddington on the Great Western line.
Windsor she considered too stately, and the Pavilion at Brighton too uncomfortable.
In 1855 the emperor and empress of the French visited the queen at Windsor Castle, and the same year her majesty and the prince consort paid a visit to Paris.
At Balmoral and Windsor the court lived in virtual privacy, and the queen and the prince consort saw much of their children.
On 16th March, her mother, the duchess of Kent, died, and on 14th December, while the dispute with America about the Trent "affair was yet unsettled, the prince consort breathed his last at Windsor.
Wales, His marriage was solemnized at Windsor on the 10th of March 1863.
The queen witnessed the wedding from the private pew or box of St George's Chapel, Windsor, but she wore the deep mourning which she was never wholly to put off to the end of her life, and she took no part in the festivities of the wedding.
Early in 1889 she received at Windsor a special embassy, which was the beginning of a memorable chapter of English history: two Matabele chiefs were sent by King Lobengula to present his respects to the "great White Queen," as to whose very existence, it was said, he had up till that time been sceptical.
She returned as usual by way of Darmstadt, and shortly after her arrival at Windsor paid a visit to Baron Ferdinand Rothschild at Waddesdon Manor.
She reviewed the departing regiments; she entertained the wives and children of the Windsor soldiers who had gone to the war; she showed by frequent messages her watchful interest in the course of the campaign and in the efforts which were being made throughout the whole empire; and her Christmas gift of a box of chocolate to every soldier in South Africa was a touching proof of her sympathy and interest.
Moreover, just at the end of the year a loss which greatly shocked and grieved the queen was experienced in the sudden death, at Windsor Castle, of the Dowager Lady Churchill, one of her oldest and most intimate friends.
The funeral in London on the 1st and 2nd of February, including first the passage of the coffin from the Isle of Wight to Gosport between lines of warships, and secondly a military procession from London to Windsor, was a memorable solemnity: the greatest of English sovereigns, whose name would in history mark an age, had gone to her rest.
IA, 4)ws, cpLA77s).2 1 In the Faustbuch of 1587 it is spelt Miphostophiles; by Marlowe Mephistophilis; by Shakespeare (Merry Wives of Windsor, Act i.) Mephostophilus.
It is the seat of Norwich University, founded in 1819 as the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy at Norwich, Windsor county, Vermont, by Captain Alden Partridge (1785-1854).
Gallaudet; the retreat for the insane (opened for patients in 1824); the Hartford hospital; St Francis hospital; St Thomas's seminary (Roman Catholic); La Salette seminary (Roman Catholic); Trinity college (founded by members of the Protestant Episcopal church, and now non-sectarian), which was chartered as Washington College in 1823, opened in 1824, renamed Trinity College in 1845, and in 1907-1908 had 27 instructors and 208 students; the Hartford Theological seminary, a Congregational institution, which was founded at East Windsor Hill in 1834 as the Theological Institute of Connecticut, was removed to Hartford in 1865, and adopted its present name in 1885; and, affiliated with the last mentioned institution, the Hartford School of Religious Pedagogy.
A tract along the Tunxus (now Farmington) river, called Massacoe or Saco by the Indians, was ceded to whites in 1648, and there were settlers here from Windsor as early as 1664.
Already in 1201 he was chamberlain to King John, the sheriff of three shires, the constable of Dover and Windsor castles, the warden of the Cinque Ports and of the Welsh Marches.
Dr Giles Thompson, dean of Windsor.
The township was incorporated in 1719, was named Litchfield, after Lichfield in England, and was settled by immigrants from Hartford, Windsor, Wethersfield, Farmington and Lebanon (all within the state) in 1720-1721.
Under a proclamation issued from Windsor Castle by Queen Victoria on the 22nd of May the new constitution came into effect on the ist of July.
His successor, Sir John Thompson, after a successful leadership of about two years, died suddenly of heart disease at Windsor Castle, immediately after being sworn of the imperial privy council.
to the prince regent, who placed them in the royal library at Windsor Castle.
On the following day he was seized with an attack of gout in the stomach,, and on the 2nd of January 1805 he died at his seat, Baylis, near Salt Hill, Windsor.
and Catherine of Valois, was born at Windsor on the 6th of December 1421.
When at Windsor he loved to send for the boys from his school and give them good advice.
The evidence may be examined at length in Nicolas and Beltz; it is indisputable that in the wardrobe account from September 1347 to January 1349, the 21st and 23rd Edward III., the issue of certain habits with garters and the motto embroidered on them is marked for St George's Day; that the letters patent relating to the preparation of the royal chapel of Windsor are dated in August 1348; and that in the treasury accounts of the prince of Wales there is an entry in November 1348 of the gift by him of " twenty-four garters to the knights of the Society of the Garter."
The prelate has always been the bishop of Winchester; the chancellor was formerly the bishop of Salisbury, but is now the bishop of Oxford; the registrarship and the deanery of Windsor have been united since the reign of Charles I.; the king of arms, whose duties were in the beginning discharged by Windsor herald, is Garter Principal King of Arms; and the usher is the gentleman usher of the Black Rod.
The chapel of the order is St George's Chapel, Windsor.
- Sow main crops of wrinkled marrow peas; Longpod and Windsor beans; cabbage, onions, leeks, Early Horn carrots, parsnips, salsafy, scorzonera, Brussels sprouts, borecoles, lettuces and spinach.
- Sow asparagus, sea-kale, Turnip-rooted beet, salsafy, scorzonera, skirret, carrots and onions on heavy soils; also marrow peas, Longpod and Windsor beans, turnips, spinach, celery, RIII.
- Sow main crop of beet in the first week, small salads every week, radishes and lettuces thrice, spinach once a fortnight, carrots and onions for late drawing, kidney-beans in the first week and together with scarlet runners in the last fortnight; endive for an early crop; also peas and Longpod and Windsor beans, cauliflowers, Early York or Little Pixie cabbages, Brussels sprouts, borecole, broccoli, savoys and kale for late crops.
- Sow kidney-beans for succession; also the wrinkled marrow peas and Seville Longpod and Windsor beans for late crops.
It stands on the site formerly occupied by a 13th-century castle, and was built in the middle of the 19th century, after the model of Windsor Castle.
Broken in 1840 during the affair of Mehemet Ali the entente was patched up in 1841 by the Straits Convention and re-cemented by visits paid by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to the Château d'Eu in 1843 and 1845 and of Louis Philippe to Windsor in 1844, only to be irretrievably wrecked by the affair of the "Spanish marriages," a deliberate attempt to revive the traditional Bourbon policy of French predominance in Spain.
In 1891 he was made canon of Windsor; but he never went into residence, being appointed in the same year to the see of Peterborough.
WINDSOR, a city and port of entry of Essex (disambiguation)|Essex county, Ontario, Canada, on the left bank of the Detroit river, opposite the city of Detroit.
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In 1569 he fell under suspicion during the duke of Norfolk's conspiracy in favour of Mary, and was imprisoned for a time at Windsor, but was not further proceeded against.
He died on the 28th of January 1547, and was buried in St George's Chapel, Windsor.
The well-known threequarter length at Windsor, usually attributed to Holbein, is by an inferior artist.
Lutherum (1521), a copy of which, signed by Henry himself, is at Windsor.
In 1261 his queen bore, at Windsor, a daughter, Margaret, who later, marrying Eric, king of Norway, became the mother of " The Maid of Norway," heiress of Alexander III.; the girl whose early death left the succession disputed, and opened the flood-gates of strife.
Mackenzie, in a controversy at Windsor (1679), proved to Charles that in Scotland he was as absolute as the kings of France and Spain, over church, state and all his subjects, and indeed, by various acts of James VI.
In fact, just after her marriage, four men of the Court were condemned at Windsor and three of them were burned.
14 (early 15th century), mentions the "hawthorn hedges knet" of Windsor Castle.
George's Chapel, Windsor, are the stalls of the Knights of the Garter, in Henry VII.'s Chapel in Westminster Abbey are those of the Knights of the Bath, adorned with the stall plates emblazoned with the arms of the knight occupying the stall, above which is suspended his banner.
The massively moulded ormolu stair balustrade of Northumberland House, now at 49 Prince's Gate; the candelabra at Windsor and Buckingham Palace, produced in Birmingham by the firm of Messenger; the cast-iron railings with javelin heads and lictors' fasces, the tripods, Corinthian column standard lamps and candelabra, boat-shaped oil lamps and tent-shaped lustres with classic mountings, are examples of the metal-work of a style which, outside the eccentric Brighton Pavilion and excursions into Gothic and Elizabethan, was universally accepted in the United Kingdom from the days of the Regency until after the accession of Victoria.
Monumental works, such as his statue of Queen Victoria at Winchester and his work at Windsor, may be handed down as his greatest achievements, but judged as art metal-work, his smaller productions, such as the centrepiece presented by the army and navy to Queen Victoria on her Jubilee, have been more important.
In the summer of 1860, at Windsor Castle, Princess Alice first met her future husband, Prince Louis of Hesse.
He went to London early in the year to enjoy his triumph, and found himself at once a personage in society - was called upon and invited out by lion-hunters, was taken to Windsor by Lord Rockingham, and had the honour of supping with the duke of York.
became king in March 1413, James was again imprisoned in the Tower of London, but soon afterwards he was taken to Windsor and was treated with great con sideration by the English king.
In December, the archduke Charles visited Anne at Windsor and was welcomed as the king of Spain.
1327), archbishop of Canterbury, was the son of a Windsor baker, and became a clerk, or chaplain, in the service of Edward I.
The township of Torrington, originally a part of the township of Windsor, was first settled in 1734, and was separately incorporated in 1740.
The wood, like that of other species, is applicable to many purposes - as for the seats of Windsor chairs, turnery, &c. The grain in very old trees is sometimes undulated, which suggested the name of curled maple, and gives beautiful effects of light and shade on polished surfaces.
In October the " Holy Constable " won another victory at Valverde; early in 1386 5000 English soldiers, under John of Gaunt, reinforced the Portuguese; and by the treaty of Windsor (May 9, 1386), the alliance between Portugal and England was confirmed and extended.
of England successively ratified the treaty of Windsor; Henry IV.
The cortes of Coimbra, the battle of Aljubarrota and the treaty of Windsor mark the three final stages in the consolidation of the monarchy.
29 d) Wykeham served as attorney of John of Foxle, of Bramshill, Hants, son of Thomas of Foxle, constable of Windsor Castle, in acknowledging payment of a debt due from John of Palton, sheriff of Somerset and of Hants.
On the 8th of June Walter Nuthirst and Wykeham were made commissioners to keep the statute of labourers and servants in the liberty of the Free Chapel (St George's), Windsor.
On the 30th of October 13 56 Wykeham was appointed during pleasure surveyor (supervisor) of the king's works in the castle of Windsor, for the same purposes as at Henley, with power to take workmen everywhere, except in the fee of the church or those employed in the king's works at Westminster, the Tower of Dartford, at the same wages as Robert of Bernham, probably Burnham, Bucks, who had been appointed in 1353, used to have, viz.
From this appointment it has been inferred that Wykeham was the architect of the "Round Table" at Windsor, which has been confused with the Round Tower, and a story which is first told by Archbishop Parker, writing thirty years afterwards (Antiq.
61, p. 17) when Wykeham had nothing to do with Windsor.
On the 1st of November 1361 Wykeham was succeeded as clerk of the works by William of Mulsho, another canon of Windsor, who afterwards succeeded him also as dean of St Martin-leGrand.
At all events he had very little to do with building Windsor Castle.
That he gave great satisfaction to the king when once he was appointed surveyor at Windsor in 1356 is unquestionable.
a day, beyond the wages he was already receiving for his offices at Windsor and elsewhere, "until peacefully advanced to some benefice."
On the 10th of July 1359 Wykeham was made chief keeper and surveyor, not only of Windsor, but of the castles of Dover, Hadley and Leeds (Kent), and of the manors of Foliejohn, Eton, Guildford, Kennington, Sheen (now Richmond), Eltham and Langly and their parks, with power to repair them and to pay for workmen and materials.
In April the sheriffs of four batches of counties were each ordered to send forty masons to Wykeham at Windsor, This secular activity was rewarded by presentation to the deanery of St Martin-leGrand, with an order for induction on the 21st of May, on which day he was commissioned to inquire by a jury of men of Kent into the defects of the walls and tower of Dover (Pat.
In January 1361 building work at Windsor was vigorously resumed, and again the sheriffs were ordered to contribute their quotas of 40 freestone masons and 40 cementarii to Wykeham's charge.
On the 8th of March 1372 Wykeham resigned the chancellorship, and Bishop Brantingham of Exeter the treasurership, and laymen were appointed in their places, though Sir Robert Thorp, who became chancellor, was master of Pembroke Hall at Cambridge, and as much a cleric as Wykeham had been when he was dean of St Martin-le-Grand and surveyor of Windsor Castle.
Meonstoke Perrers, part of the endowment of Winchester College, was certainly bought on the 12th of June 1380 from Sir William Windsor, her husband, whose name seems to be derived from Windsor, near Southampton water.
of Halifax; and the terminus of the Windsor & Annapolis railway.
Nevertheless her picture, painted by Holbein by the king's command (now in the Louvre, a modern copy at Windsor), pleased Henry and the marriage was arranged, the treaty being signed on the 24th of September 1539.
In 1495 he became dean of Windsor, and he died on the 24th of March 1522.
He did some building at Windsor, and one of the chapels in St George's chapel there is still called the Urswick chapel.
Early in 1867 he became minister at Windsor Street, Liverpool, but left it to become first principal of the University College of Wales at Aberystwyth, which had been established through the efforts of Sir Hugh Owen and other enthusiasts.
Parramatta, Richmond and Windsor had indeed been founded within the first decade of the colony's existence; Newcastle, Maitland and Morpeth, near the coast to the north of Sydney, had been begun during the earlier years of the 19th century; but the towns of the interior, Goulburn, Bathurst and others, were not commenced till about 1835, in which year the site of Melbourne was first occupied by Batman and Fawkner.
Reading and Windsor lie in the western portion, beyond the suburban sphere of London.
He was buried at St George's Chapel, Windsor.
Edward died at Westminster on the 9th of April 1483, and was buried at Windsor.
Above the right bank of the river a low elevation, Cooper's Hill, commands fine views over the valley, and over Windsor Great Park to the west.
Virginia Water, a large and picturesque artificial lake to the south of Windsor Great Park, is much frequented by visitors.
JONATHAN EDWARDS (1703-1758), American theologian and philosopher, was born on the 5th of October 1703 at East (now South) Windsor, Connecticut.
His father Timothy Edwards (1669-1758), son of a prosperous merchant of Hartford, had graduated at Harvard, was minister at East Windsor, and eked out his salary by tutoring boys for college.
A grant of oaks from Windsor forest for the repair of the bridge is recorded in 1262.
As a member of Parliament, in which he had a seat for Windsor from 1761 till 1780, and then for Surrey, he was a steady partisan, and was in constant hostility with the "King's Friends."
The many existing sketches for the work (of which the chief collection is at Windsor) cannot be distinctly dated.
At Windsor and Milan are a few finished studies in red chalk for the heads.
Apart from the many hundreds of illustrative pensketches scattered through his autobiographic and scientific MSS., the principal collection is at Windsor Castle (partly derived from the Arundel collection); others of importance are in the British Museum; at Christ Church, Oxford; in the Louvre, at Chantilly, in the Uffizi, the Venice Academy, the Royal Library at Turin, the Museum of Budapest, and in the collections of M.
now at Windsor, did evidently come into Lord Arundel's possession, and the history of some other parts can be followed; while much, it is evident, was lost for good.
His miscellanies, in some of which his satire made the nearest approach perhaps ever made to the methods of physical force, such as A Meditation upon a Broomstick, and the poems Sid Hamet's Rod, The City Shower, The Windsor Prophecy, The Prediction of Merlin, and The History of Vanbrugh's House, belong to this period.
of Windsor I (died young).
Philip, having been driven on the English coast when going to take possession of his Spanish kingdom, was entertained at Windsor by Henry VII., to whom he promised to deliver up the fugitive on condition that his life should be spared.
In 1875 Mackenzie paid a visit to Great Britain, and was received at Windsor by Queen Victoria; he was offered a knighthood, but declined it.
Taken to England to await ransom, John was at first installed in the Savoy Palace, then at Windsor, Hertford, Somerton, and at last in the Tower.
Then he crossed to England with a band of mercenaries, and seized Windsor and Wallinglord castles.
The king, who had tried to turn them back by taking the cross and declaring himself a crusader, and by making loud appeals for the arbitration of the pope, was forced to retire to Windsor.
On the I5th of June 1215 he sealed at Runnymede, close to Windsor, the famous Magna Carta, in face of a vast assembly among which he had hardly a single friend.
In all the south country only Dover and Windsor castles held out for him.
4, 1400) and attempted to seize the king at Windsor.
The duke of Albany, who became regent when Robert died, had no wish to see his nephew return, and concluded a corrupt agreement with the king of England, by which he undertook to keep Scotland out of the strife, if Henry would prevent the rightful heir from returning to claim his own.i Hence Albany and his son ruled at Edinburgh for seventeen years, while James was detained in an honorable captivity at Windsor.
He survived for a few months, but died, worn out by his incessant campaigning, on the 3fst of August 1422, leaving the crown of England and the heirship of France to his only child Henry of Windsor, an infant less than two years old.
in the British Museum; the Stuart papers at Windsor, Mr Fortescues at Dropmore, Lord Charlemonts (Irish affairs), Lord Dartmouths (American affairs) and Lord Carlisles, all calendared by the Historical MSS.
The latter, designed as a miniature copy of Windsor Castle, in the midst of a park in the English taste, was formerly the summer residence of the emperor William I.
When the order of the Garter was founded, he was instituted as one of the first founders, and his stall in St George's chapel, Windsor, was the eleventh on the side of Edward, the Black Prince.
In 1887 the queen-empress conferred upon him at Windsor the insignia of G.C.S.I., and in 1892 upon his wife the Imperial order of the crown of India.
THOMAS CHANDLER HALIBURTON (1796-1865), British writer, long a judge of Nova Scotia, was born at Windsor, Nova Scotia, in 1796, and received his education there, at King's College.
The " Community of St John the Baptist " at Clewer, near Windsor, arose in 1849 through the efforts of Mrs Tennant and the vicar, afterwards warden of the society, the Rev. T.
She afterwards married Gerald de Windsor, by whom she had three sons - Maurice, ancestor of all the Geraldines; William, from whom sprang the families of Fitzmaurice, Carew, Grace and Gerard; and David, who became bishop of St David's.
Coverdale was already on his way back to England, and in October 1548 he was staying at Windsor Castle, where Cranmer and some other divines, inaccurately called the Windsor Commission, were preparing the First Book of Common Prayer.
WINDSOR, a township of Hartford (disambiguation)|Hartford county, Connecticut, U.S.A., on the Connecticut and Farmington rivers, adjoining the city of Hartford on the N.
In Windsor are the Campbell School (for girls) and a.
Tobacco and market vegetables are raised in Windsor, and among its manufactures are paper, canned goods, knit and woollen goods, cigars and electrical supplies.'
In 1639 representatives from Windsor, with those from Wethersfield and Hartford, organized the Connecticut Colony.
Among the original land-holders were Matthew Grant and Thomas Dewey, ancestors respectively of General ' In the township of Windsor Locks (pop. 1910, 3715), immediately north, cotton yarn and thread, silk, paper, steel and machinery are manufactured.
Windsor has been called "The Mother of Towns"; it originally included the territory now constituting the present township, and the townships of East Windsor (1768), Ellington (1786), South Windsor (1845), Simsbury (1670), Granby (1786), East Granby (1858), Bloomfield (1835) and Windsor Locks (1854).
Stiles, Ancient Windsor (2 vols., New York, 1891;1891; revised edition).
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In 1864 he abandoned diplomacy for politics, and in 1865 was elected Liberal member for Windsor, but was unseated on petition.
This record of height, with other particulars as to breeding, &c., serves to direct breeders in their choice of sires and dams. The standard of height established by the Hackney Horse Society was accepted and officially recognized by the Royal Agricultural Society in 1889, when the prize-list for the Windsor show contained pony classes for animals not exceeding 14 hands.
in 1453, establishing the vill of New Woodstock a free borough, with a merchant gild and the same liberties and customs as New Windsor; and incorporating the burgesses under the title of the "Mayor and Commonalty of the Vill of New Woodstock."
DETROIT, the largest city of Michigan, U.S.A., and the county-seat of Wayne county, on the Detroit river opposite Windsor, Canada, about 4 m.
Trains are ferried across the river to Windsor, and steamboats make daily trips to Cleveland, Wyandotte, Mount Clemens, Port Huron, to less important places between, and to several Canadian ports.
Educated at Exeter College, Oxford, Peter became dean of Windsor, then dean of Exeter; in 1478 bishop of Exeter; and in 1487 bishop of Winchester in succession to William of Waynflete.
The manufacture of cigars was begun in South Windsor, Connecticut, in 1801.
In the same year a trading post was established on the Connecticut river, near Windsor, by members of the Plymouth Colony, and John Oldham (1600-1636) of Massachusetts explored the valley and made a good report of its resources.
The emigrants from Watertown founded Wethersfield in the winter of 1634-1635; those from New Town (now Cambridge) settled at Windsor in the summer of 1635; and in the autumn of the same year people from Dorchester settled at Hartford.
The red firebricks known as Windsor bricks, which are practically similar in composition to soft red sandstone, are of this character.
Lady Thatcher is now armigerous; her heraldic banner hangs in St. George's Chapel, Windsor.
At some point a winch was installed adjacent to Windsor Bridge to help drag the laden barges upstream against the current.
The sailing barge is to be seen in a number of Windsor postcards of the time.
besiegeebels captured neither Windsor nor Dover; the besieging army left Windsor to pursue the king into Norfolk.
In contrast to the Windsor's who expect and demand seemingly endless bowing and scraping.
ceremony at the guildhall in Windsor.
chukka (boot)y teens His Royal Highness played practice chukkas (a period of time in polo) at Windsor during the school holidays.
Hand crafted by the oldest clockmakers in England, the Windsor will be an heirloom that will be valued by every generation.
The Duke of Windsor married a commoner, Wallis Simpson.
The concrete covered culvert is now the only entrance to the fields at the far end of Windsor Avenue.
The second half looked more promising for Windsor with them showing great determination to level the score.
Windsor & Eton came away from Eastleigh with a creditable point after picking up a goal-less draw against the promotion hopefuls.
At the bottom of Windsor Road carry straight over the cross roads on to great drove.
The newly invented Windsor family managed to survive the family fracas of 1914-18.
Windsor had been awarded a free kick on the half way line.
Jason Cousins Saw Red windsor got the best start imaginable when they won a free kick 30 yards from the Bracknell goal.
frolic around the course, which gives the Windsor Golf a real African flavor.
Mick got off him at Windsor and said go seven furlongs with him.
garrison town like Windsor the problem was even more acute.
It was George III who introduced silk hangings to Windsor in the late 18th century.
A 10 minute headway is proposed between Slough Bus Stn & Windsor - outside the former garage in St. Leonard ' s Road.
To the west of Windsor the land rises to the hill which takes its name from the medieval hermitage of St. Leonard.
Chuck Martini did well to save from James Husband after a slight lapse in the Windsor defense allowed him through.
Of Windsor linen more than million later became known.
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lordship of the manor passed to the Dean and Canons of Windsor.
Dodd is a relay swimmer, while Windsor competed in the 200m individual medley.
The oldest surviving part of Henry II's Windsor Castle is the round tower that still occupies the earthen mound.
Four styles, Durham & Avon ceramic mugs, Balmoral & Windsor bone china mugs.
You'll also see the Windsor Changing of the Guard in all its colorful pageantry and splendor - don't forget your camera!
Among the royal palaces of Europe, Windsor Castle justly lays claim to the first place.
He lived in Windsor with his merry wives, writing tragedies, comedies and errors, all in Islamic pentameter.
Slowly permeable seasonally waterlogged clay soils over Tertiary clay (Windsor series ).
She was buried at St. George's Chapel, Windsor, with much pomp.
Read review August 1999 Torrential Rain hits Windsor Around lunchtime on Sunday 8th August, Windsor was hit by a freak rainstorm.
Windsor have a highly resilient, mirrored, ' carrier class ' switch network which offers industry leading capability.
In 1979, a tornado ripped through Windsor Locks, wreaking destruction along the eastern portions of the airport.
royal palaces of Europe, Windsor Castle justly lays claim to the first place.
Another former royalist was a key factor in Windsor's finall goal.
sailing barge is to be seen in a number of Windsor postcards of the time.
It was followed at 1030 BST by a 21-gun salute in Windsor Great Park.
It was fun while it lasted but Windsor & Eton's Trophy run came to an end after a dramatic penalty shootout.
Furnishings include: oak gate-leg table, Windsor chairs and old pine sideboard.
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Windsor now face a quarter-final tie away at Chesham Utd, the side who put them out last season.
tornado ripped through Windsor Locks, wreaking destruction along the eastern portions of the airport.
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Train runs over raised brick viaduct over the Thames with great views of Windsor Castle.
wed 28th Wednesday Lunchtime Concert at Windsor Parish Church of St John the Baptist, High Street, Windsor.
Windsor linen more than million later became known.
Windsor castle official residence of the queen.
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at Woodstock, Windsor (disambiguation)|Windsor county, in February 1896 to 97Ã‚° F.
A convention met at Windsor (July 2-8, 1777), and drafted a document which contained almost all of the important provisions of the constitution of Pennsylvania, such as a unicameral legislature, a plural executive and a council of censors, which was not abolished until 1870.
Almost immediately after his appointment Signor Tittoni accompanied the king and queen of Italy on a state visit to France and then to England, where various international questions were discussed, and the cordial reception which the royal pair met with in London and at Windsor served to dispel the small cloud which had arisen in the relations of the two countries on account of the Tripoli agreements and the language question in Malta.
Her portrait by Hogarth is at Windsor Castle.
every day, whether she was in London or at Windsor, and he used to explain all current business in a benevolent, chatty manner, which offered a pleasant contrast to the style of his two principal colleagues, Lord John Russell and Lord Palmerston.
The queen's frequent messages of thanks and greeting to her colonies and to the troops sent by them, and her reception of the latter at Windsor, gave evidence of the heartfelt joy with which she saw the sons of the empire giving their lives for the defence of its integrity; and the satisfaction which she showed in the Federation of the Australian colonies was no less keen.
"ALFRED BARRY (1826-1910), English bishop (see 3.444), died at Windsor April 1910.
Broken in 1840 during the affair of Mehemet Ali the entente was patched up in 1841 by the Straits Convention and re-cemented by visits paid by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to the ChÃ¢teau d'Eu in 1843 and 1845 and of Louis Philippe to Windsor in 1844, only to be irretrievably wrecked by the affair of the "Spanish marriages," a deliberate attempt to revive the traditional Bourbon policy of French predominance in Spain.
The screen to Bishop West's chapel at Ely, and that round Edward VI.'s tomb at Windsor, both made towards the end of the i 5th century, are the most magnificent English examples of wrought iron; and much wrought-iron work of great beauty was produced at the beginning of the 18th century, especially under the superintendence of Sir Christopher Wren (see Ebbetts, Iron Work of 17th and 18th Centuries, 1880).
The timber is used instead of oak where the latter is scarce, and is employed for axle-trees and spokes, as well as for Windsor chairs, &c. It exhibits two accidental forms in the arrangement of the fibres, an undulated one like those of the curled maple (A.
from Stourbridge, in Staffordshire, the house of Stephen Littleton, who had been present at the hunting at Danchurch (see Digby, Everard), where they arrived at 10 o'clock at night, having on their way broken into Lord Windsor's house at Hewell Grange and taken all the armour they found there.
- Windsor: Nine MSS., chiefly on anatomy, published entire in simple facsimile by Rouveyre (Paris, 1901); partially, with transliterations and introduction by Piumati and Sabachnikoff (Paris, 1898, foil.); British Museum: one MS., miscellaneous, unpublished; Victoria and Albert Museum: ten note-books bound in 3 vols.; facsimile by Rouveyre, Holkham (collection of Lord Leicester), 1 vol., on hydraulics and the action of water; published in facsimile with transliteration and notes by Gerolamo Calvi.
Another former Royalist was a key factor in Windsor 's finall goal.
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It was fun while it lasted but Windsor & Eton 's Trophy run came to an end after a dramatic penalty shootout.
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Windsor Beauty Supply: Style and color essentials abound at this renowned outlet, which also has a store location in Farmington Hills, MI.
Windsor prom dresses are not the typical formals that appear at most proms.
Well, Windsor prom dresses are almost the exact opposite of that image.
Brooke Prom Girl: Brooke Prom Girl is the final style offered by Windsor and it's truly stunning.
What you'll really love about these four very distinctive looks is that Windsor takes much of the guesswork out of how to accessorize each look.
Windsor prom dresses are perfect for the girl who likes to standout from the crowd.
No matter what, Windsor style you choose, the look is sure to be memorable.
Windsor is a special occasion store that carries a funky, yet princess-like soft pink gown with a leopard print bust and lining.
Windsor Fashions is another great site for under $50 prom dresses.
Born Eileen Edwards in 1965, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Shania Twain always wanted to be an entertainer.
Stores such as Charlotte Russe and Windsor are popular places to find prom and party attire, and these stores size easily for teenage girls.
One of the favorite knots for a long silk tie is the classic Windsor.
To tie a Windsor knot, position the tie so that the thicker end (A) is a few inches longer than the narrow end (B) and cross A over B, creating a loop.
Knowing how to tie a Windsor knot can be helpful for the man who wants options in tying his neckties.
The Windsor knot is distinguishable from the half-Windsor in size.
The half-Windsor is not actually half the size of a Windsor knot, but it is smaller.
The Windsor works best with wide spread collar shirts.
The Windsor knot is typically worn on more formal occasions.
If you've never tied a Windsor knot before, following these instructions will probably take quite a bit of practice before you master the perfect knot.
With practice, you'll soon have the knack for tying a Windsor knot that a Duke would admire.
They have no use for learning how to tie a Windsor knot and that suits them just fine.
The Windsor sometimes appears too fussy and contrived to certain men, and so they avoid it.
They'll know that longer ties are best for achieving enviable Windsor knots.
Tie-a-Tie.net: You'll find step-by-step instructions on tying Windsor knots, half-Windsor knots, four-in-hand knots and Pratt knots.
The most basic and ubiquitous tie knot is the Windsor.
Once you have the Windsor down pat, you should learn the Half Windsor and then the Four-in-Hand.
It's not as bold as the Windsor, but it's a useful knot to have in your repertoire.
The Half Windsor is for standard shirt collars and wider ties made of light or medium weight fabrics.
Other knots include the Pratt, Windsor, Half Windsor, Kelvin, Oriental and St. Andrew, just to name a few.
The Windsor Knot: Place the wide end of the tie on your right side with the wide end about 1 foot lower than the narrow end.
Windsor Knot: This one is a wide, triangular knot and used often for formal occasions.
Half Windsor: This one is appropriate for your business wardrobe and most other occasions, as well.
There are those who say that the Duke of Windsor invented the double Windsor tie knot, and those who say this is a complete myth, that it was only named after his distinctive knot.
The size of the double Windsor tie knot (which, just to add to the confusion, can also be called a full Windsor) is only appropriate for a shirt with lapels set far apart.
Begin your double Windsor the way you would most knots, with the tie around the collar and the wider end (A) hanging about 12 inches below the narrow end (B).
A little patience will get you whipping out the double Windsor tie knot in no time.
Examples include the iconic Fair Isle sweater, popularized by the Duke of Windsor and golfers alike, and the white V-neck sweater and trousers worn by tennis players like Bill Tilden.
For the young - and young at heart - there is Legoland Windsor.
Located in the shadow of Windsor Castle, this park boasts rides and attractions based around the popular building block toys.
Windsor’s Legoland park is the third most visited in the park in the UK.
Like other parks in the Legoland franchise, Legoland Windsor was designed with kids in mind.
Throughout Sonoma County, you will find wonderful wine shops, such as the Windsor Wine Shop in Sebastopol,and La Bodega in Sonoma and Sebastopol.
Since these chairs were created in the area of Windsor Castle they became known as Windsor rockers.
The Boston rocker evolved from the Windsor rocker in the early 1800s.
The Windsor rocker also developed around 1740.
When the American Windsor rocker was introduced in the mid 1700s it was instantly popular.
Built primarily in the Philadelphia area these Windsors had some of the same design characteristics as the English Windsor but quickly took on very individual designs.
The oldest rocking chairs were often Windsor chairs placed on rockers.
The earliest antique rockers will have a Windsor look to them while later styles will mimic the popular furniture style of the day.
Suites vary from the VIP "Windsor Suite", which played host to Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip during their stay in San Francisco in 1988, to more modest junior suites, which feature a separate living/dining area as well as the bedroom.
Several US cities, including Windsor Locks, Connecticut and Easton, Pennsylvania claim to have erected the first American Christmas tree.
Along with the e-mail alerts you'll get from the members-only shopping sites, you can visit forums like Windsor Peak, which will alert you to all sorts of deals (search for "handbags").
In 1915 the young Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga began designing fine fashions for some of the most notable women of the ear, including the Duchess of Windsor and the Princess of Monaco.
Adele Silva as Kelly Windsor, a character who enjoyed extremely edgy, bold storylines (including an affair with her stepbrother and with a teacher).
Adele Silva (Kelly Windsor): Of all the Emmerdale actresses, she's been with the series the longest since starting her time on the soap as a young girl.
Murrow 625-259 Wall Clock: Belying its superior functionality, this Accuwave DS clock sports a comfortable vintage feel from its Windsor cherry finish and sleek satin bezel to its old-world Arabic numerals.
A to Z Needlepoint: If you find yourself near Windsor, California, you can visit The Regal Rabbit needlepoint store in person.
Melody of a Fallen Tree by Windsor for the Derby.
at Woodstock, Windsor (disambiguation)|Windsor county, in February 1896 to 97° F.
Of the quartz-monzonite type are the whitish granites of Bethel and Rochester (Windsor county) and Randolph (Orange county), the light grey of Dummerston (Windham county), and the darker greys of Cabot (Washington county), Derby (Orleans county), Hardwick and Groton (Caledonia county) and Topsham (Orange county).
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