I tried to get him to visit Woodstock but he just got pissed.
In 1186 at Woodstock William married Ermengarde de Beaumont, a cousin of Henry II., and peace with England being assured three years later, he turned his arms against the turbulent chiefs in the outlying parts of his kingdom.
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They came into open conflict at the council of Woodstock (July 1163), when Becket successfully opposed the king's proposal that a land-tax, known as the sheriff's aid, which formed part of that official's salary, should be henceforth paid into the Exchequer.
The elder, Eleanor, was given in 1374 to Thomas of Woodstock, seventh son of Edward III.; the younger, Mary, to Henry, earl of Derby, son of John of Gaunt and afterwards Henry IV., in 1380 or 1381.
His attainments included Latin, which he could both read and write; he knew something of the English laws and language, and it may have been from an interest in natural history that he collected, during his reign, the Woodstock menagerie which was the admiration of his subjects.
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Five of his sons played some part in the history of their time, these being Edward the Black Prince, Lionel of Antwerp, duke of Clarence, John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, Edmund of Langley, afterwards duke of York, and Thomas of Woodstock, afterwards duke of Gloucester.
Each of the last four was named from the place of his birth, and for the same reason the Black Prince is sometimes called Edward of Woodstock.
He represented Woodstock in the Short Parliament (April 1640), and was chosen by King Charles I.
But these Richard never seems to have wholly credited, and during his three years' absence his younger brother, Thomas of Woodstock, duke of Gloucester, showed himself a far more dangerous intriguer.
In consideration of his military services and especially his decisive victory, a princely mansion was erected by parliament for the duke of Marlborough near Woodstock in Oxfordshire, England, and was named Blenheim Palace after this place.
On the west they extend about 3 m., by Green Point to Sea Point, between the sea and the foot of the Lion's Rump; on the east they run round the foot of the Devil's Peak, by Woodstock, Mowbray, Rondebosch, Newlands, Claremont, &c., to Wynberg, a distance of 7 m.
Of the suburbs mentioned, Green Point and Sea Point are seaside resorts, Woodstock being both a business and residential quarter.
(1100-1135) established a menagerie at Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England.
(From copy belonging to Thomas of Woodstock, duke of Gloucester, written towards the end of 14th century.
After two months in the Tower she was transferred to Sir Henry Bedingfield's charge at Woodstock, and at Christmas, when the realm had been reconciled to Rome and Mary was expecting issue, Elizabeth was once more received at court.
The claims were made by petition, and included amongst others: the claim of Thomas of Woodstock to act as constable, the rival claims of John Dymock and Baldwin de Frevile to act as champion, and the claim of the barons of the Cinque Ports to carry a canopy over the king.
When the fashion of personal nicknames passed away, the members of the royal house were usually named from their birthplace, as Thomas " of Brotherton," Thomas "of Woodstock," Edmund of Woodstock," Edmund " of Langley," Lionel " of Antwerp," and so forth.
There are picturesque remains of Woodstock Castle of the 12th or 13th century, and White Castle built in 1506, and rebuilt in 1 575 by a member of the family whose name it bears, and still occupied.
In the same year the great victory of Blenheim further consolidated the power of the Whigs and increased the influence of Marlborough, upon whom Anne now conferred the manor of Woodstock.
Kercheval, History of the Valley of Virginia (Woodstock, Va., 1850); and J.
In 1386 he was one of the commissioners appointed to reform the kingdom and the royal household, and in 1387 he arranged a peace between Richard and his enemies under Thomas of Woodstock, duke of Gloucester.
WILLIAM EATON (1764-1811), American soldier, was born in Woodstock, Connecticut, on the 23rd of February 1764.
He entered the Lutheran ministry, had charge of churches at New Germantown and Bedminster, New Jersey, and after 1772 of a church in Woodstock, Virginia, and there in 1775 raised the 8th Virginia (German) regiment, of which he was made colonel; in February 1 77 7 he became a brigadier-general in the Continental Army; and in September 1783 was breveted major-general.
The most important of these suburbs, which form separate municipalities, are Woodstock (28,990), Wynberg (18, 477), and Claremont (14,972).
But Becket vehemently opposed it, and got so much support when the great council met at Woodstock that Henry withdrew his schemes.
Between the outbreak of the kings quarrel with Becket at the council of Woodstock and the compromise of Avranches no less than ten years had elapsedthe best years of Henrys manhood.
Thomas of Woodstock, the youngest son of Edward III., took a powerful army to Calais, and marched through Picardy and Champagne, past Orleans, and finally to Rennes in Brittany, but accomplished nothing save the ruin of his own troops and the wasting of a vast sum of money.
But Richard wds tactless; he openly flouted his two uncles, John of Gaunt and Thomas of Woodstock, and took no pains to conciliate either the baronage or the commons.
His youngest uncle, Thomas of Woodstock, duke of Gloucester, was a designing and ambitious prince who saw his own advantage in embittering the strife between Richard and his parliament.
He did not take arms in his own cause, though after the house of York the house of Buckingham had the best claim to the throne, as representing Thomas of Woodstock, the youngest son of Edward III.
For some hasty words, amplified by the doubtful evidence of treacherous retainers,, ,~t together with a foolish charge of dabbling with astro~t~e ~n logers, the heir of the royal line ~ Thomas of Woodstock duke of had been tried and executed with scandalous haste.
1420), and through his mother, Anne, a daughter of Thomas of Woodstock, duke of Gloucester, was a descendant of Edward III.
WOODSTOCK, a market town and municipal borough in the Woodstock parliamentary division of Oxfordshire, England, 724m.
of London, the terminus (Blenheim and Woodstock) of a branch of the Great Western railway.
The little river Glyme, in a steep and picturesque valley, divides the town into New and Old Woodstock.
The church of St Mary Magdalene, in New Woodstock, is of Norman date, but has additions in the later styles, and a west tower built in 1785.
Woodstock is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen, and 12 councillors.
After the battle of Blenheim the manor of Woodstock was by Act 3 and 4 of Queen Anne, chap. 4, bestowed in perpetuity on John, duke of Marlborough.
Domesday describes Woodstock (Wodestock, Wodestok', Wodestok) as a royal forest; it was a royal seat from early times and 'Ethelred is said to have held a council there, and Henry I.
Woodstock was the scene of Henry II.'s courtship of Rosamund Clifford ("Fair Rosamund").
In the Hundred Rolls of 1279 Woodstock is described as a vill, but a burgess is alluded to in the same document, and it returned two members to parliament as a borough in 1302 and 1305.
A mayor of Woodstock was witness to a deed in 1398, but the earliest known charter of incorporation was that from Henry VI.
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."
The hamlet of Old Woodstock is said to have been founded by Henry I., and was never included within the borough.
Marshall, Early History of Woodstock Manor (Oxford, 1873); Adolphus Ballard, Chronicles of Royal Borough of Woodstock; Victoria County History, Oxfordshire.
WITNEY, a market town in the Woodstock parliamentary division of Oxfordshire, England, on the river Windrush, a tributary of the Thames, 752 m.
Police are investigating a robbery from an employe of a cafÃ© on the Woodstock Road on the afternoon of Thursday 18th May.
En route, you may visit scenic Woodstock or charming Quechee Gorge.
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Woodstock covers the ground on which the British, in 1806, defeated the Dutch, and contains the house in which the articles of capitulation were signed.
The most populous suburbs in 1904 were Woodstock with 28,990 inhabitants, and Wynberg with 58,477.
on his youngest son Edmund of Woodstock, and subsequently passed to the families of Holland and Neville (see Kent, Earls And Dukes Of).
He entered parliament as member for the pocket borough of Woodstock in 1826; in 1830 he was returned for Dorchester; from 1831 till February 1846 he represented the county of Dorset; and he was member for Bath from 1847 till (having previously borne the courtesy title Lord Ashley) he succeeded his father as earl in 1851.
There is also Flower Power, Woodstock flare corduroy jeans that have bits and pieces of 1960s-style flowers sewn throughout the pants.
It's hard to picture Jimi Hendrix without the white Stratocaster he played at Woodstock, or Angus Young without his red Gibson SG, or Eddie Van Halen without his red-and-white striped Frankenstein guitar.
All of the clothing sold at Imogene's and WERCreations is made at their location in Woodstock, Ontario.
In reality, the impact of the Kennedy brothers' assassinations, the civil rights movement, or Woodstock is far greater for someone born before 1954 than after.
It was the decade of Woodstock, counterculture and the draft.
Younger riders even have coasters especially for them with the family Woodstock Express and kiddie Junior Gemini.
Ted Home Inspections is located in Woodstock, Illinois.
He spent many hours pretending to be a World War I flying ace, typing away at his typewriter, spending time with his bird friend Woodstock and sleeping on top of his dog house.
Maybe your favorite Snoopy moment is of him ice skating on a frozen pond; perhaps you love the many hours that Snoopy spent with Woodstock.
Snoopy and Woodstock: What better image on a beach towel than two friends drifting in inner tubes under the summer sun?
A big pink "Snoopy" banner overlooks Snoopy and Woodstock floating on the ocean in inner tubes with snacks and a huge frothy drink floating in a dog dish between them.
More Snoopy and Woodstock: A sky blue background on this beach towel features a serious Snoopy walking among flowers and floral notes while Woodstock flies around his head.
Snoopy in Coffee Cup: Snoopy and Woodstock ride in a giant coffee mug as other coffee cups swirl in the air.
Snoopy looks for a house that Woodstock can live in, and Peppermint Patty attempts to make Easter eggs with Marcie.
These All Black Woodstock flats bring a unique element to an otherwise basic shoe with a woven satin ivory upper and a reserved sheen.
CollectPeanuts.com: The online shop has a huge array of Snoopy apparel, including charming slipper socks featuring Charlie Brown's pushy pup skating with his pal Woodstock on his head.
In addition to ones that feature Snoopy and his bird friend Woodstock, the site also carries Charlie Brown Zig-Zag socks made from acrylic and stretch nylon for added comfort.
The Peanuts - How can you not love Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Woodstock and the gang?
Sport some Groovy Love, Donut, Mod Dog or Woodstock flannel pajamas.
Hair, the James Rado stage musical, is as much a part of 60s culture as Woodstock and Haight-Ashbury.
The Woodstock music festival, which is technically known as the Woodstock Music and Art Fair, was one of the most significant events of the 1960s, and it remains one of the most important moments in the history of music.
Many festivals have tried to recreate the magic of the Woodstock music festival since, but there remains only one Woodstock.
The Woodstock music festival was held the weekend of August 15 - 18, 1969, though initially it was slated to end on the 17th.
Although common Woodstock lore holds that this farm is in the town of Woodstock, New York, it is actually located in Bethel, NY, which is around 40 miles south of Woodstock.
It is difficult to overstate the cultural significance of Woodstock not only to the U.S. but to the world.
Many of the most lauded music performances in history took place on the Woodstock stage, and innumerable books, movies, and documentaries have been penned about the event.
Even the U.S. Post Office has gotten in on the act, issuing Woodstock commemoration stamps (oh, the irony).
Woodstock continues to be enough of a cultural force that people have tried to recreate it again and again.
Rumors have it that there may be a 2009 Woodstock in the works, but no plans have been announced formally as of late 2007.
The Woodstock music festival was all about the bands, of course, and the roster reads like a who's who of music.
A full set list of the Woodstock music festival can be found here.
Led Zeppelin were invited to play Woodstock, but their manager turned it down, fearing they would get lost in the shuffle of all of the bands on the bill.
For the 500,000 fans that attended Woodstock, it was the defining moment of the hippie movement - the moment in the sun for the peace and love generation.
Musically and culturally dynamic, Woodstock was the ultimate music festival and the jewel in the crown of the 60s counter-culture that produced so much influential music.
If Woodstock was the peak of the hippie movement, Altamont effectively squashed it just a few months later.
The festival was supposed to be the West Coast's answer to Woodstock's peace and love fest, but it was anything but.
Hendrix performed at the famed Woodstock concert under the band name Gypsy Sun and Rainbows, but this arrangement didn't last long.
Anyone who saw Hendrix's performance at Woodstock was sure to remember it; he reportedly played a two-hour set despite his band's fatigue at being up all night and unfamiliarity in playing such a huge venue.
The 1970s in the United States saw the fallout from 1968's Woodstock and combined those influences with more experimental artists and even hard rockers like Styx.
Unlike more common music festivals in the 2010s, Woodstock was the first music festival of its time that celebrated more than one musical genre.
When the decade started, the Beatles did not exist and Woodstock had not happened.
Snoopy and Woodstock can be seen on a wide range of scrub tops.
This style top also comes in blue with Snoopy and Woodstock.
It is trimmed in black piping and features both Snoopy and Woodstock.
It features Snoopy and Woodstock dressed in costumes for the Halloween season.
Children and adults will love seeing Snoopy and Woodstock along with the rest of the gang.
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