He constructed "Morton's Dyke" across the fens from Wisbech to Peterborough, repaired the episcopal palace at Hatfield and the school of canon law and St Mary's Church at Oxford.
WHITTLESEY, a market town in the Wisbech parliamentary division of Cambridgeshire, England, 54 m.
WISBECH, a municipal borough, market town, and port in the Wisbech parliamentary division of Cambridgeshire, England, 38 m.
By the Wisbech canal it has communication with the Ouse.
Other institutions include a grammar school founded in the middle of the 16th century and provided for by a charter of Edward VI., the Cambridgeshire hospital, a custom-house, a cattle-market, and an important corn-exchange, for Wisbech has a large trade in grain.
Wisbech (Wisebec, i.e.
The growth of Wisbech depended on its position and episcopal patronage.
In 1190 tenants of Wisbech Barton acquired an exemption from tolls throughout England, confirmed by John, Henry IV.
In 1086 eels were prolific in Wisbech water.
Watson, History of Wisbech (Wisbech, 1827); N.
Walker and C. Thomas, History of Wisbech (Wisbech, 1849); History of Wisbech (Wisbech and London, 1833).
Casaubon, who Latinized its name " Dei ingenium (Ephemerides, 19th September 1611), was told by the " ornithotrophaeus " he visited at Wisbech that in London it fetched twenty pence.
Dec. 1882), took more actively than his brother to a political career, and in January 1910 was returned as a Liberal for the Wisbech division of Cambridgeshire.
MARCH, a market town in the Wisbech parliamentary division of Cambridgeshire, England, 30 m.
In the dispute between the Jesuits and the secular clergy known as the " Wisbech Stirs " (1595-1596) he zealously supported Weston in his resistance to any compromise with the civil government.
The Nene on the south-east has but a small portion of its course in Lincolnshire; it flows due north through an artificial outfall, called the Wisbech Cut.
CHATTERIS, a market town in the Wisbech parliamentary division of Cambridgeshire, England, 25z m.
manufacturengineering, based at Marshland St James, near Wisbech, began life in 1972 designing and manufacturing machinery for potato farmers.
Craft in the new yacht marina at Wisbech are unable to pass seaward of Sutton Bridge.
yacht marina at Wisbech are unable to pass seaward of Sutton Bridge.
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