Searching for "KIRK IRETON"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    ASHBORNE, or Ashbourne Derbyshire Kirk-Ireton, and Wirksworth,-the subdistrict of Mayfield, containing the parishes of Snelston and Ellastone, the latter electorally in Stafford Imperial
    GUISBROUGH Yorkshire Ireton, bishop of Car isle, was a prior; Pursglove, mentioned by Isaac Walton as a brother augler, afterwards bishop of Hull, also was a prior; and Walter de Hemingford, the chronicler, who died in 1347, was a canon. Robert de Brus and many of his descendants were buried in the priory; and a beautiful monument of him, in blue marble, with effigies of knights, is preserved. " Quenched is the golden statue's ray; The breath of heaven has blown away what toiling earth had piled; Scattering wise heart and crafty hand, As breezes strew on ocean's sand The fabric Imperial
    IDERIDGEHAY Derbyshire Kirk-Ireton and Duffield parishes, Derby. The township bears the name of Ideridgehay and Alton; lies 3 miles S of Wirksworth Imperial
    Idridgehay Derbyshire partly also in Duffield and Kirk Ireton pars., N. Derbyshire - dist., pop. 587; hamlet, 3 miles S. of Wirksworth; P.O. Bartholomew
    Ireton, Kirk Derbyshire Ireton, Kirk . See KIRK IRETON. Bartholomew
    IRETON (Kirk) Derbyshire IRETON (Kirk) , a township in Ashborne district, and a parish partly also in Belper district, Derby. The township lies 1½ mile Imperial
    Ireton Wood Derbyshire Ireton Wood . township, Kirk Ireton par., derbyshire, 3 miles SW. of Wirksworth, 815 ac., pop. 11s. Bartholomew
    IRETON-WOOD Derbyshire IRETON-WOOD , a township in Kirk-Ireton parish, Derby; 4½ miles SSW of Wirksworth. Real property, £1, 290. Pop., 156. Houses Imperial
    Kirk Ireton Derbyshire Kirk Ireton , par., township, and vil., Derbyshire, 3 miles SW. of Wirksworth--par., 2343 ac., pop. 603; township, 815 ac., pop. 485; P.O. Bartholomew
    LICHFIELD Derbyshire
    Nottinghamshire
    Shropshire
    Staffordshire
    Kirk-Ireton, and Middleton. The deanery of Condover contains the rectories of A cton-Burnel, Berrington, Cound, Frodesley, Harley, Kenley Imperial
    LONDON London
    London
    Kirke in the West, and the general aspects of James, reign, caused great distraction in the City. James at length resolved on flight; embarked, on the night of 10 Dec. 1 688, at Whitehall Stairs; and threw the great seal into the Thames. No Popery riots broke out after his departure, and produced some destruction of property. William and Mary were crowned, in 1689, at Westminster; and they dined, in the same year, with the lord mayor, at the Guildhall. A new coinage, in consequence of the old one having become very much depreciated, was ordered Imperial
    MACROOM, or MACROMP Cork Ireton, being soon afterwards made president of Munster, despatched a party of his forces from Kilkenny to this place, which burned both the castle and the town. In 1691, the garrison was severely pressed by a body of native troops in the service of James II.; but on the approach of Major Kirk Lewis:Ireland
    WATERFORD Waterford Ireton's army had forced their way into the city, were seized with a panic, which enabled this small party to secure all their great guns, and march with them to the western gate, which they opened to their fellow soldiers, who immediately marched in. The citadel still held out, but after a protracted treaty surrendered on the 10th of August, upon terms favourable to the citizens generally, whose persons and property were guaranteed from injury. The violence of the parliamentarian army was chiefly directed against the churches, works of art, and remains of antiquity, not even the tombs Lewis:Ireland
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