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Brighton

a coastal resort in S England, in Brighton and Hove unitary authority, East Sussex: patronized by the Prince Regent, who had the Royal Pavilion built (1782); seat of the University of Sussex (1966) and the University of Brighton (1992). Pop.: 134 293 (2001)

Brighton

 

a city (county borough) in Great Britain, in South Anglia, in Sussex (East) County. Situated on the English Channel 80 km south of London, it has a population of 164,700 (1968). Brighton is a seaside health resort with a mild, cool climate. The average annual temperature is 9.6° C, and the relative humidity ranges from 72 to 79 percent. The main therapeutic remedy is aeroheliothalassotherapy. Persons suffering from diseases of the cardiovascular and nervous systems are treated here. There are sanatoriums for adults and children and many hotels. Various types of machine-building, sewing, printing, and food are among the city’s industries. Brighton was founded in 1750.

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He arrested one of them in 1554 in a house in Brighthelmstone, a Flemish brewer named Carver, who was burned alive in a barrel in Lewes High Street, screaming vengefully at the goggling spectators that the tables would be turned and they would all burn in hell for eternity.
The little sleepy fishing village of Brighthelmstone became bright and bubbly Brighton.
The influential tri-weekly evening paper, the London Evening Post, either listed or received letters describing celebrations in places as far apart as Winchester, Chatham, Salisbury, Brighthelmstone (Brighton), Canterbury, Liverpool, Hull, Poole, Norwich, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Walsall.