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Faversham

(făv`ərshəm), town (1991 pop. 15,914), Kent, SE England, a port on a tributary of the Swale River. It is situated in a region where fruit and hops are grown. Timber, oil, fodder, apples, and cherries are shipped to London. Faversham has shipyards and light industries including brickmaking, food processing, oyster fishing, and brewing. Of notable interest are the many Roman and Saxon remains. Faversham was an early member of the federation of the Cinque PortsCinque Ports
[O. Fr.,=five ports], name applied to an association of maritime towns in Sussex and Kent, SE England. They originally numbered five: Hastings, Romney (now New Romney), Hythe, Dover, and Sandwich. The association was informally organized in the 11th cent.
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. King Stephen, who founded the Cluniac abbey (now in ruins), was buried there in the 12th cent. with his queen, Matilda. In 1781 a powder mill blew up and destroyed half of the town.
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When the train came in from Faversham, where he knew Rose had to change, he ran along it excitedly.
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ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM is today typically celebrated for its novelty: it is the first domestic tragedy, the original true crime drama, and the site, perhaps, of some of Shakespeare's earliest playwriting.
There are fears heroin addicts leave infected syringes scattered about the park - used by hundreds of kids in Faversham, Kent.
It is feared it was left by a drug addict who had injected heroin at the park in Faversham, Kent.
Other branches are in Basingstoke, Bedford, Flixbourough, Faversham and Warminster.
Glamorgan Archives holds the wartime letters of Harry Gollop, a Cardiff man who worked at the Explosives Loading Company in Faversham and who witnessed one of the greatest disasters on the home front in April 1916, which led to the tragic death of more than 100 people.
Kinney reported on the application of their methods of computational stylistics to problems of attribution in the Shakespeare canon, among their conclusions was that Shakespeare was largely, if not wholly, responsible for the middle portion of the anonymous domestic tragedy Arden of Faversham (published in 1592), namely scenes 4-9 (99).
Shepherd Neame Faversham Brewery: Christmas Ale Faversham's festive offering is a winter warmer in bottles and on draught, with complex, full-bodied flavours, ideal for after dinner (if you have room).
One local at the pub in Faversham, Kent, said: "Nigel caused a bit of a stink.
Polly Findlay's modern production of " Arden of Faversham - a true Elizabethan Crime of passion - also stars Keir Charles as her lover Mosby, and Ian Redford as her husband Arden.
Polly Findlay's modern production of Arden of Faversham, a true Elizabethan crime of passion, also stars Keir Charles as her lover Mosby and Ian Redford as her husband Arden.