(OS (British national grid reference system) grid ref. SD 233637). It is one of the Islands of Furness in Northern England. It is the location of the English Heritage-owned Piel Castle. Historical usage The term "cracker" was in use during the Elizabethan era to describe braggarts. The original root of this is the Middle English word crack (Craic) meaning "entertaining conversation" (One may be said to "crack" a joke); this term and the Gaelicized spelling "craic" are still in use in Northern England, Ireland and Scotland. It is documented in William Shakespeare's ''King John (The Life and Death of King John)'' (1595): "What cracker is this ... that deafes our ears With this abundance of superfluous breath?" thumb Lumley Castle (Image:Lumely Castle.jpg) '''Lumley Castle''' is a 14th century quadrangular castle at Chester-le-Street in the North (Northern England) of England, near to the city of Durham and a property of the Earl of Scarbrough. It is a Grade I listed building. English Heritage: Images of England, listing detail and architectural description Plot summary The novel is set in the early years of the 19th century. Silas Marner, a weaver, is a member of a small Calvinist congregation in Lantern Yard, a slum street in an unnamed city in Northern England. He is falsely accused of stealing the congregation's funds while watching over the very ill deacon of the group. Two clues are given against Silas: a pocket-knife and the discovery of the bag formerly containing the money in his own house. There is a strong suggestion that Silas' best friend, William Dane, has framed him, since Silas had lent the pocket-knife to William a short while before. Silas is proclaimed guilty. The woman he was to marry casts him off, and later marries William Dane. With his life shattered and his heart broken, he leaves Lantern Yard and the city. Although, in 2004, house prices in the north of England and Scotland increased faster than those in the south, this happened at the same stage of the last property cycle and the rises are off of a lower value base – it is far too early to concluded whether the trend is reversing. Either way, there were 113,000 transactions in London and the South East (South east England) recorded by the UK HM Land Registry in the year to November 2004, compared with 83,000 in the North (Northern England), North West (North West England) and Yorkshire and the Humber. The city council was concerned that the state of the fire station was limiting further regeneration of the Piccadilly area, a problem magnified by a proposed government complex dubbed "Whitehall of the North (Northern England)" on the former Mayfield Railway Station site (Manchester Mayfield railway station) and a reconfiguration of Manchester Piccadilly railway station. The run-down fire station would be the first impression of Manchester for many visitors, therefore
, was a major success and toured for ten years, throughout the UK. She later said "One day I was in Plymouth's palace theatre and the next playing Blackpool!". She made the first of ten appearances in Royal Variety Performances in 1928, following a premiere stint at the London Palladium, gaining a devoted following with a mixture of self-deprecating jokes, comic songs and monologues, as well as cheerful "depression (Great Depression in the United Kingdom)-era" songs all
was a welfare officer for the Grimsby Dock Labour Board (National Dock Labour Board). After leaving school she worked in a fish and chip shop in Cleethorpes before training at the Arts Educational School in Golden Lane, London. She left the school shortly before her course finished to take the title role in 'Cherryripe and the Lugworm Digger', which was the first in the series 'Seven Faces of Woman' for ITV. http
branch lines run to Paignton (see Riviera Line), Exmouth (Exmouth, Devon) (see Avocet Line) and Barnstaple (see Tarka Line). There is also a summer weekend service to Okehampton for access to Dartmoor. Another theory is that Britain was able to succeed in the Industrial Revolution due to the availability of key resources it possessed. It had a dense population for its small geographical size. Enclosure of common land and the related agricultural revolution
Human League (The Human League), the Gang of Four (Gang of Four (band)) and the Mekons. Fast Product also released the first singles by the Scottish punk bands Scars (Scars (band)) and The Flowers (The Flowers (Scottish band)). The label also released compilations of various new bands called 'ear comics' or ''Earcom''. Many of the label's releases were also produced by Bob Last. Formby endeared himself to his audiences with his cheeky Lancashire humour and folksy Northern England
nmanning118.xml author Nigel Bunyan title Bernard Manning dies aged 76 accessdate 18 June 2007 date 18 June 2007 work The Telegraph (The Daily Telegraph) location London Over the years, Manning began to introduce humour into his compering. This went down well, and Manning slowly moved from being a singer compere to a comedian. After much work in comedy clubs and northern (Northern England) Working Men's Clubs in the 1950s and 1960s
However, Ulliott has indicated that his real preference is for four card Omaha (four card poker). The series reflects more than a little of the Northern (Northern England) humour displayed in ''The Royle Family'' (co-written by Cash). In a similar style to ''The Royle Family'', every scene unfolds within the spatial context of ''The Grapes'' and it is also set in the Greater Manchester area. Two series of the show were produced
this area, such as use of ''doon'' instead of ''down'' and substitution of -''ang'' noise in words that end -''ong'' (''lang'' instead of ''long''), are now prevalent only in the more northern parts of the region; these linguistic features may reflect a more modern interpretation of where the line sits today. As speech has changed, there is little consensus on what defines a "northern" accent or dialect. Many people in Yorkshire and north Lancashire omit certain sounds from sentences
of '''''where''''',A D Monroe III (User:A D Monroe III)? It's that little place in between Scotland and Southern England. :- Splash (User:Splash) 9 July 2005 02:58 (UTC) ::Okay, guys, I relent. I'm sure that Northern England is a fine place, full of good people, and I won't put Northern England up for VFD. ;) Thanks for all the helpful comments, and sorry for starting a side discussion. I just meant it seemed like an odd way to describe a real town -- like saying "Las Vegas, Western US" instead of "Las Vegas, Nevada". --A D Monroe III (User:A D Monroe III) 20:46, 9 July 2005 (UTC) *'''Redirect''' Seems like a hoax, but it should point to Stone Cold Steve Austin -'''my''' (User:Mysekurity)sekurity (User_talk:Mysekurity) 9 July 2005 03:14 (UTC) In 43 the Roman Empire invaded Britain (Roman conquest of Britain). The British tribes initially opposed the Roman legions, but by 84 the Romans had decisively conquered southern Britain and had pushed into what is now southern Scotland. In 122 they fortified the northern border with Hadrian's Wall, which spanned what is now Northern England. In 142 Roman forces pushed north again and began construction of the Antonine Wall, which ran between the Forth-Clyde isthmus, but they retreated back to Hadrian's Wall after only twenty years. Although the native Britons mostly kept their land, they were subject to the Roman governors (Governors of Roman Britain). The Roman Empire retained control of "Britannia" until its departure about AD 430. '''Mickle Fell''' is a mountain in the Pennines, the range of hills and moors running down the middle of Northern England. It is 788 m (2,585 ft) high and lies slightly off the main watershed (water divide) of the Pennines, about ten miles south of Cross Fell. The '''Yorkshire rebellion, 1489''' occurred during the reign of Henry VII (Henry VII of England). Parliament wanted money to help defend Brittany, which was allied to England, in the war against France. Henry sent Percy (House of Percy), Earl of Northumberland to collect taxes to help raise some money. However, many of the people in Northumberland and Yorkshire claimed to have already paid their part through local taxes, and were unwilling to give more money to defend a country of no geographical threat to them, as Yorkshire and Northumberland are in Northern England, whereas Brittany is closer to Cornwall and London. Rebellion broke out in April 1489. The Earl met the rebels, but a scuffle broke out and he was killed. The rebels then asked for pardon but were denied it by the king who sent a large army to the north, led by the Earl of Surrey. The Rebel leader, John á Chambre was hanged for treason, so they found a new leader in Sir John Egremont (an illegitimate member of the Percy (House of Percy) family). Unfortunately for the rebels, Egrement proved to be unreliable and so fled to the Court of Margaret '''Yorkshire (w:Yorkshire)''', a historic county (w:Historic counties of England) of northern (w:Northern England) England (w:England). It is the largest historic county in Great Britain (w:Great Britain) and has a population of over 5 million people.
of the sets on 360° sound stages, similar to cycloramas. Burton biographer Mark Salisbury wrote that ''Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'' "melds 1950s and 70s visuals with a futuristic sensibility that seems straight out of a 1960s sense of the future." The "TV Room" was patterned after photographs from ''2001: A Space Odyssey (2001: A Space Odyssey (film))'', ''Danger: Diabolik'' and ''THX 1138''. ''Danger Diabolik'' also served
believed the future was in iron ships. In 1867 Thomas Henry Ismay acquired the flag of the White Star Line. Way currently lives in Chichester, West Sussex and is a member of Brighton-based band Last Days of Lorca. They regularly play gigs and recently completed a tour of Northern England. Their latest single was featured in the recent Danny Dyer film 'Jack Said'. The '''Howgill Fells''' are hills in Northern England between the Lake District and the Yorkshire
characters became an unforgettable comic hit with the British public and are regarded as Dawson's most notable creation. McMullen, Marion. "Go! Theatre: It's Alec Girl-Roy", ''Evening Telegraph'' (Coventry), 26 October 2001. p. 33 Hopps, David. "Cricket: Second Division: Resigned to Chilton hundred: Lancashire 379 & 291-5 Yorkshire 335", ''The Guardian'' (Manchester), 11 June 2005. p. 17 "Hooray for Hollywood", ''Burnley Express'', 06 October 2005. Brown, Craig. "Sons, lovers and mothers-in-law", ''The Daily Telegraph'' (London), 11 February 2006. p. 025. "I always find Dawson's portrait of the two gossiping Lancashire women Cissie and Ada far more observant than any of the creations of D H Lawrence, especially when the two women start mouthing silently to each other about such unmentionable matters as sex or illness." '''Yorkshire (w:Yorkshire)''', a historic county (w:Historic counties of England) of northern (w:Northern England) England (w:England). It is the largest historic county in Great Britain (w:Great Britain) and has a population of over 5 million people.
name Northern England other_name native_name nickname The North image_skyline imagesize image_caption image_map Map of Northern England.png mapsize map_caption Counties of northern England shown within Great Britain, as defined by HM Revenue and Customs. Retrieved on 14 February 2013. pushpin_map pushpin_label_position pushpin_map_caption pushpin_mapsize subdivision_type Sovereign state subdivision_name United Kingdom subdivision_type1 Country subdivision_name1 England subdivision_type2 subdivision_name2 parts_type Largest settlements parts_style coll parts p1 Bradford p2 Huddersfield p3 Kingston upon Hull p4 Leeds p5 Liverpool p6 Manchester p7 Newcastle upon Tyne p8 Preston (Preston, Lancashire) p9 Sheffield p10 Sunderland (Sunderland, Tyne and Wear) area_magnitude unit_pref area_footnotes area_total_km2 37331 area_land_km2 area_water_km2 area_total_sq_mi 14414 area_land_sq_mi area_water_sq_mi area_water_percent elevation_footnotes tags-- elevation_m elevation_ft elevation_max_m elevation_max_ft elevation_min_m elevation_min_ft population_as_of 2007 estimate population_footnotes population_note population_total 14,500,000 population_density_km2 population_density_sq_mi timezone GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) (UTC (UTC±00:00)) timezone_DST BST (British Summer Time) utc_offset_DST +1 latd latm lats latNS longd longm longs longEW website footnotes
'''Northern England''', also known as the '''North of England''', '''the North''' or the '''North Country''', is a cultural region of England. It is not an official government region (Regions of England), but rather an informal amalgamation of counties (counties of England). It extends roughly from the River Trent to the south, Retrieved on 23 February 2009. to Scotland in the north.
Northern England includes three Euro constituencies (Regions of England): the North East (North East England), North West (North West England) and Yorkshire and the Humber. These have a combined population of around 14.5 million and an area of 37,331 km 2 (14,414 sq mi).
During antiquity most of the area was part of ''Brigantia''—homeland of the Brigantes and the largest Brythonic (Britons (historical)) kingdom of Great Britain. After the Roman conquest of Britain the city of York became capital of the area, called Britannia Inferior then Britannia Secunda. In Sub-Roman Britain new Brythonic kingdoms of the ''Hen Ogledd'' ("Old North") emerged. The Angle (Angles) settlers created Bernicia and Deira from which came Northumbria (Kingdom of Northumbria) and a Golden Age (Northumbria's Golden Age) in cultural, scholarly and monastic activity, centred on Lindisfarne and aided by Irish monks. Retrieved on 23 February 2009. Norse (Norsemen) and Gaelic (Norse Gael) Viking raiders gained control of much of the area, creating the Danelaw. During this time there were close relations with Mann and the Isles (Kingdom of Mann and the Isles), Dublin (Kingdom of Dublin) and Norway. Northumbria was unified with the rest of England under Eadred (Eadred of England) around 952.
After the Norman conquest (Norman conquest of England) in 1066, the Harrying of the North brought destruction, but afterwards many towns were built and founded. A Council of the North was in place during the Late Middle Ages until the Commonwealth (Commonwealth of England) after the Civil War (English Civil War). The area experienced Anglo–Scottish border fighting until the unification of Britain (History of the formation of the United Kingdom) under the Stuarts (House of Stuart).