Searching for "FULKING"

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  • If you are looking for hills, rivers, castles ... or pretty much anything other than the "places" where people live and lived, you need to look in our collection of Historical Gazetteers. This contains the complete text of three gazetteers published in the late 19th century — over 90,000 entries. Although there are no descriptive gazetteer entries for placenames exactly matching your search term (other than those already linked to "places"), the following entries mention "FULKING":
    Place name County Entry Source
    ALCESTER Warwickshire Fulke Greville and his lady, and a splendid monument of the Marquis of Hertford. There are three dissenting chapels, two public Imperial
    BEAUCHAMP-COURT Warwickshire once the seat of the Grevilles and the Beauchamps, Earls of Warwick; and was the birthplace of Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke. Imperial
    BEDFORD Bedfordshire Fulk de Brent; and destroyed, in 1224, by Henry III. Nothing of the castle remains except a portion of the entrenchments Imperial
    CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire Fulke Lord Brooke, Sir R. Cotton, Sir H. Spelman, P. Holland, Hacket, Wilkins, Pearson, Barrow, Willoughby, Bentley, Gale, Ray, Cotes Imperial
    CULLUMKILL, or COLUMBKILL Longford Fulke Greville, Esq. The tithes amount to £664. 12. 2 ¼., which is equally divided between the impropriator and the vicar Lewis:Ireland
    DAVINGTON Kent Fulke de Newnham; became so poor as to be deserted; and has left considerable remains in a Norman arch, and in buildings Imperial
    FINGLAS Dublin Fulk de Saundford, one of the prelates of this see, died here in 1271, and Archbishop Fitz-Simon, also, in 1511. The parish Lewis:Ireland
    FOLKESTONE Kent Fulke's town, signifying "the town of Fulke, " Folk's - stane, signifying "the fairies' rock, " and Flosstane, signifying "the break Imperial
    FULKING Sussex FULKING , a hamlet in Edburton parish, Sussex; 4½ miles SW of Hurstperpoint. Real property, £1, 200. Pop., 188. Houses Imperial
    GRANARD Longford Fulk Littleton and W. Fulk Greville, Esqrs. The town consists chiefly of one regular street, about half a mile in length Lewis:Ireland
    LEAMINGTON Warwickshire Fulke Greville, who became Lord Brooke; and was subsequently divided among varions proprietors. Medicinal waters here were noticed, in 1586, by Camden Imperial
    LISBURN Antrim
    Down
    Fulk Conway), who, on obtaining possession of this grant, built a castle here, which became the head of the manor Lewis:Ireland
    LONDON London
    London
    Fulke Basset, who thought his helmet to be more secure than his mitre; De Wengham, Chichele, Baldock, and Waldon, who were Imperial
    LUTON Bedfordshire Fulke de Brent, who built a castle on it; and passed to the Wenlocks. The town acquired importance in the time Imperial
    STREET Westmeath Fulke Greville, Esq., in whom the rectory is irnpropriate; the tithes amount to £369. 4. 7 ½., one-half Lewis:Ireland
    TICKFORD-ABBEY Buckinghamshire founded here in the time of W. Rufus, by Fulk Paganell; and was given, by Henry VIII., to Cardinal Wolsey. Imperial
    WANTAGE Berkshire Fulk Fitzwarren, and the Bourchiers Earls of Bath; numbers among its natives Bishop Butler and the theologian Kimber; is a seat Imperial
    WARWICK Warwickshire Fulke Greville, at a cost of £20,000; repelled an attack of the royalists in the civil wars of Charles Imperial
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