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Malmesbury

(mämz`bərē), town (1991 pop. 2,552), Wiltshire, S England. Agricultural and electrical engineering are important to the local economy. Malmesbury is famous for its Benedictine abbey, founded in the 12th cent., of which only the nave remains. King AthelstanAthelstan
or Æthelstan
, d. 939, king of Wessex (924–39), son and successor of Edward the Elder. After coming to the throne, he vigorously built up his kingdom on the foundations established by his grandfather Alfred.
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 of Wessex was buried there. Thomas HobbesHobbes, Thomas
, 1588–1679, English philosopher, grad. Magdalen College, Oxford, 1608. For many years a tutor in the Cavendish family, Hobbes took great interest in mathematics, physics, and the contemporary rationalism.
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 was born nearby.
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The names of some of the best of these chroniclers are Eadmer, Orderic Vitalis, and William of Malmesbury.
Malmesbury had made her his best bow; Walpole had pronounced her charming; Devonshire had been almost jealous of her; but she was scared by the wild pleasures and gaieties of the society into which she was flung, and after she had borne a couple of sons, shrank away into a life of devout seclusion.
The railway at the back of the Labour Exchange in Waverley Road was also hit by the Luftwaffe and my family and I were bombed out in Malmesbury Road.
Located near to Malmesbury in Wiltshire, the hotel is set in 12 acres of private country gardens, providing the perfect backdrop for garden lovers.
Located near to Malmesbury in Wiltshire, the hotel is set in 12 acres of private English country gardens, providing the perfect backdrop for garden lovers.
Many towns, including pictur-esque Malmesbury, in Wilts, awoke to frost yesterday but temperatures between today and Wednesday are expected to get as high as a respectable 10C across southern England.
He pipped Sir James Dyson to the top spot, who constructed a multibillion-pound technology group famed for its vacuum cleaners, from its base in Malmesbury.
Under the plans, which rely on getting planning approval, Dyson would build a campus in Malmesbury that would include a number of research laboratories.
We have been developing Dyson digital motors in Malmesbury for 15 years and we are now harnessing them to maKe smaller, more efficient machines.
In 1651, Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury published his book, Leviathan, in which he set out what would become the basis of modern liberal ideals: we are free to do whatever we like, within the law.
Unit 12, Malmesbury Business Park, Beuttell Way, Malmesbury
London, December 4 ( ANI ): Vacuum cleaner and Airblade hand dryer maker Dyson of Malmesbury, UK, has invented a water tap that can also dry your hands.