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Confederate Ireland

in late October of that year. Prelude When the Covenanters became allies of the English Parliamentarians (roundhead), Montrose was given a commission as King Charles's (Charles I of England) Lieutenant General in Scotland. He was able to raise an army consisting of regiments of Irish soldiers sent to Scotland by the Irish Confederates (Confederate Ireland) and shifting numbers of Highland clansmen. With these troops, Montrose had won a remarkable series of victories in the year


Cheltenham

principal towns include Cheltenham, Cirencester, Stroud (Stroud, England), and Tewkesbury. Most of the old market towns have fine parish churches. At Deerhurst near Tewkesbury, and Bishop's Cleeve near Cheltenham, there are churches of special interest on account of the pre-Norman work they retain. The Perpendicular church at Lechlade is unusually perfect; and that at Fairford was built (c. 1500), according to tradition, to contain the remarkable

series of stained-glass windows which are said to have been brought from the Netherlands. These are, however, adjudged to be of English workmanship, and are one of the finest series in the country. thumb right The Thames passes by some of the sights of London, including the Houses of Parliament (File:Thames Panorama, London - June 2009.jpg) and the London Eye. The usually quoted source (source (river)) of the Thames is at Thames Head (at


Ipswich

of Biography last Harrison Inventor Gower and his family removed to Nova Scotia House at Ipswich in 1817. There he devoted himself to the invention, patenting, design and building of a remarkable series of novel vessels including three vessels named ''Transit (Transit (ship))'', a fly boat, two yachts the ''Unique'' and the ''Gower'', the ''Landguard Fort Lifeboat'', and a number of other inventions. He entered, but did not win, a competition for a novel form of lock


Bristol

at Bexhill-on-Sea. There he displayed a natural aptitude for "thinking outside the box" and began to first visualise and later produce a remarkable series of inventions. publisher Fortean Times date October 2003 accessdate 2007-07-21 **Bournemouth - Bournemouth Airport '''†''' **Bristol - Bristol Airport '''†''' **Cardiff - Cardiff Airport '''†''' By 1881, all wooden


Singapore

. She then began a long circling maneuver designed to bring her in front of the remaining four tankers, and late that afternoon she was again ready to attack. Two torpedoes sank two more of the frantically zigzagging ships, and ''Jack'' moved in on the trailing tanker. Her first spread of torpedoes missed and the tanker replied with a salvo from guns, but ''Jack'' returned three hours later to sink her with four torpedoes. In this remarkable series of attacks


South Africa

. There he displayed a natural aptitude for "thinking outside the box" and began to first visualise and later produce a remarkable series of inventions. publisher Fortean Times date October 2003 accessdate 2007-07-21 She was the second child of Kate and Gurney Pease (Pease family (Darlington)), and was born into a wealthy Quaker (Quakers) family in Darlington, northern England. She graduated from Somerville Hall (now Somerville College, Oxford


Poland

was in Poland, painting for the Danish monarch a portrait of King Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki, and in the following year was in Denmark executing a remarkable series of portraits of the children of Frederick III of Denmark. All these, with some beautiful enamel badges for the Order of the Elephant, are held in the Danish royal collection. '''Andrzej Mokronowski''' (1713–1784) was a notable member of the Polish (Poland) szlachta, a politician


Netherlands

, there are churches of special interest on account of the pre-Norman work they retain. The Perpendicular church at Lechlade is unusually perfect; and that at Fairford was built (c. 1500), according to tradition, to contain the remarkable series of stained glass windows which are said to have been brought from the Netherlands. These are, however, adjudged to be of English workmanship, and are one of the finest series in the country. The castle at Berkeley (Berkeley Castle) is a splendid example


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