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Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl Bathurst

(1762–1834). Bathurst's grandfather was one of the twelve Tory peers created in 1712 to carry the treaty of Utrecht and in 1772, aged 88, had been promoted earl; his father was ...

Bathurst, Henry, 3rd Earl Bathurst

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J. A. Cannon

The Oxford Companion to British History (2 ed.)

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..., Henry, 3rd Earl Bathurst ( 1762–1834 ) . Bathurst ’s grandfather was one of the twelve Tory peers created in 1712 to carry the treaty of Utrecht and in 1772 , aged 88, had been promoted earl; his father was lord chancellor 1771–8 and lord president of the council 1779–82 . As Lord Apsley, Bathurst entered Parliament on the family interest at Cirencester as soon as he was of age and was appointed a lord of the Admiralty by Pitt , a personal friend. He held the post until 1789 when he became a lord of the Treasury, and from 1793 to 1802 ...

Bathurst, Henry, 3rd Earl Bathurst

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A Dictionary of British History (3 ed.)

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..., Henry, 3rd Earl Bathurst ( 1762–1834 ). Bathurst's grandfather was one of the twelve Tory peers created in 1712 to carry the treaty of Utrecht and in 1772 , aged 88, had been promoted earl; his father was lord chancellor 1771–8 and lord president of the council 1779–82 . As Lord Apsley, Bathurst entered Parliament for Cirencester as soon as he was of age and was appointed a lord of the Admiralty by Pitt , a personal friend. He held the post until 1789 when he became a lord of the Treasury, and from 1793 to 1802 was a commissioner of the...

Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl Bathurst

Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl Bathurst  

(1762–1834).Bathurst's grandfather was one of the twelve Tory peers created in 1712 to carry the treaty of Utrecht and in 1772, aged 88, had been promoted earl; his father was lord chancellor 1771–8 ...
Bathurst

Bathurst (Australia, Canada, South Africa)   Quick reference

Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names (6 ed.)

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...Bathurst , Australia, Canada, South Africa 1. Australia (New South Wales): founded in 1815 and named after Henry Bathurst ( 1762–1834 ), 3rd Earl Bathurst, secretary of state for war and the colonies ( 1812–27 ). Australia also has a Lake Bathurst and Bathurst Island. 2. Canada (New Brunswick): also named after the 3rd Earl. There is also a Bathurst Cape, a Bathurst Inlet, and a Bathurst Island in Canada. 3. South Africa (Eastern Cape): founded in 1820 and also named after the 3rd Earl. 4. See banjul ....

Banjul

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names (6 ed.)

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...Banjul , The Gambia ( Bathurst ) Established as a military post in 1816 by Captain Alexander Grant in an attempt to control the illegal slave trade. He named it after Henry Bathurst ( 1762–1834 ), 3rd Earl Bathurst, the British secretary for war and the colonies at the time ( 1812–27 ). The city became the capital of The Gambia in 1965 and its original Mandinka name of Banjul was restored in 1973 . It has been suggested that this name originated with the Portuguese in the 15th century . They asked the name of the place from some locals who...

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Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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...unusually complete gentry house of the period, Montacute House , also dating from the 1590s, retains the pattern of its Tudor courts and much ornamental stonework of the period, including a pair of gazebos and elaborately enriched garden walls. In Wales, at Raglan Castle , the 3rd Earl of Worcester made a new garden from 1549 with substantial terraces and a lake, and later added a terrace walk with busts of Roman emperors and a water parterre . Tudor terraces survive, too, at the 15th-century Plas Machen (Gwent) with a long fish pond in the valley below...

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The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland (3 ed.)

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... 1919 . The novelist Barbara Pym lived at 47 Nassau Rd from 1949 to 1961 . Sporting life on this part of the Thames is touched upon in her novel Less Than Angels ( 1955 ). Gavin Ewart reflects on the passing of time and tide in his 1964 poem ‘Tennysonian Reflections at Barnes Bridge’. Barnet, a district to the NW. The defeat and death of Richard Neville , Earl of Warwick (‘the Kingmaker’) at Barnet, whose demise puts an end to the Lancastrian resurgence, was dramatized by Shakespeare in 3 Henry VI : My parks, my walks, my manors that I had, Even now...

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The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland (3 ed.)

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...of English Language and Literature from 1945 to 1959 . His epic story The Lord of the Rings was published in three parts: The Fellowship of the Ring ( 1954 ), The Two Towers ( 1954 ), and The Return of the King ( 1955 ). He lived at 3 Manor Rd ( 1947–50 ), 99 Holywell St. ( 1950 ), and 76 Sandfield Rd ( 1953–68 ; (plaque). He is buried in Wolvercote cemetery. Angus Wilson studied here, as did, in the early 1950s, the poets Alan Brownjohn and P. J. Kavanagh . Kavanagh described the resilient beauty of Oxford in his memoir The Perfect...

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19th century: 1800 - 1900  

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...World History 3 North America United States 1896 1896 Canada's first French-speaking and Roman Catholic premier, Wilfrid Laurier, wins the first of four consecutive spells as premier Laurier, Sir Wilfrid (b. 20 Nov. 1841) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 Politics North America Canada 1896 1896 French physicist Antoine Henri Becquerel discovers in uranium salt the phenomenon of natural radioactivity Becquerel, Antoine Henri (1852–1908) A Dictionary of Physics 6 Science Physics Europe France 1896 1896 US engineer Henry Ford test drives his...

Europe

Europe: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...of Contemporary World History 3 1900s 20th century Politics Dynasties and royalty Terrorism and assassination Portugal 1908 1908 Anatole France casts a satirical eye on human society in his novel L'île des pingouins ("Penguin Island") France, Anatole (1844–1924) World Encyclopedia 1 1900s 20th century Literature French literature Fiction France 1908 1908 UK prime minister Henry Campbell-Bannerman resigns because of ill health and is followed as Liberal leader and prime minister by Herbert Asquith Asquith, Herbert Henry, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith...

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Society: c. 2.2 million years ago - 2011  

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...Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology 2 2nd century 3rd century Civilizations of Peru Andean Civilizations Social and domestic Latin America Peru South America c. 250 250 The Goths split into two major groups, the Visigoths northwest of the Black Sea and the Ostrogoths further east Goths A Dictionary of World History 2 3rd century Migration Asia West Asia Europe c. 250 250 The Picts win a dominant position among tribes in the northern regions of Britain, or Scotland Picts A Dictionary of British History 1 rev 3rd century Migration Scotland British Isles Europe...

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Empires: 27 BCE - 1999  

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...Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology 2 2nd century 3rd century Roman empire Architecture Asia West Asia c. 250 250 Roman socks, surviving in dry Egyptian tombs, are the earliest known examples of knitting knitting The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages 1 3rd century Roman empire Technology Inventions and discoveries Africa North Africa Egypt 258 258 Cyprian, bishop of Carthage, is one of many Christians martyred for refusing to sacrifice to the Roman gods Cyprian ( c. ad 200–58) Who's Who in the Classical World 1 3rd century Roman empire Politics Persecution and...

Bathurst

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The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

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2005
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Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

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2004
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