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Monmouth,

Welsh Trefynwy, town (1981 pop. 7,379), Monmouthshire, SE Wales, at the junction of the Monnow and Wye rivers. The town is a popular tourist and agricultural center with flourishing cattle and produce markets. Industries include food processing and paper manufacture. Fishing is also an activity. Remains of a 12th-century castle (in which Henry V was born), a Norman church, and an old bridge (1272) over the Monnow are there. Monmouth School for boys was founded in 1614. A local museum commemorates Admiral Horatio NelsonNelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount,
1758–1805, British admiral. The most famous of Britain's naval heroes, he is commemorated by the celebrated Nelson Column in Trafalgar Square, London.
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's numerous connections with the town.

Monmouth,

city (1990 pop. 9,489), seat of Warren co., W Ill.; inc. 1852. Located in a farm area, it is a trade center with a packing plant. Manufactures include pottery, farm tools, and feed. Monmouth College is in the city. Wyatt EarpEarp, Wyatt Berry Stapp
, 1848–1929, law officer, gambler, and gunfighter of the American West, b. Monmouth, Ill. After serving as police officer in Wichita (1874) and Dodge City (1876–77), Kans.
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 was born there.

Monmouth

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James Scott, Duke of Monmouth. 1649--85, the illegitimate son of Charles II of England, he led a rebellion against James II in support of his own claim to the Crown; captured and beheaded

Monmouth

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a market town in E Wales, in Monmouthshire: Norman castle, where Henry V was born in 1387. Pop.: 8547 (2001)
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Charles Stewart Rolls, born in Monmouth, Wales, in 1877, was the third son of Lord and Lady Llangattock.
It is still capable of doing between ten and 12mph, and its seller, from Monmouth, Wales, had driven it in the famous London-to-Brighton run.
Warm September sunlight angled through a wall of windows at the small scriptorium near Monmouth, Wales, where several calligraphers and artists bent over drafting tables.
It was in Monmouth, Wales, that Spring-Heeled Jack was last sighted ( dressed in white and jumping between the banks of a river.
Lorry driver Mr Simon Morgan, of Monmouth, Wales, was unhurt.
The four-man crew, Steve Dawson, 43 from Boston, Lincolnshire, Nigel Morris, 40 and George Rock, 41 from Ingleby Barwick, Teesside and Rob Munslow, 26 from Monmouth, Wales, were all members of the 2002 Skandia Atlantic crossing attempt, which failed after 21 days when the rudder was ripped off in a storm.
The Environment Agency today issued severe warnings for the rivers Wye and Monnow in Monmouth, Wales, as well as 40 lesser warnings, mostly for rivers in the Midlands, Wales and the South West.

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