Pevensey


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Pevensey

(pĕv`ənzē), small town (1991 pop. 2,725), East Sussex, S England, on the English Channel. Modern Pevensey, called Pevensey Bay, is a shore resort. In the old town, the site of the Roman fort Anderida, are remains of Roman walls and a Norman castle. The town, the landing place of William the Conqueror, was a member 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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. It declined after the recession of the sea. The Pevensey church is partly Early English.
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This necessary renovation was to be violently forced upon them, for in 1066 Duke William of Normandy landed at Pevensey with his army of adventurers and his ill-founded claim to the crown, and before him at Hastings fell the gallant Harold and his nobles.
1066: William the Conqueror landed in Pevensey, Sussex.
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In fact, it happened on the fringe of wetlands in front of the county's now ruined Battle Abbey, 10 miles inland from Pevensey Bay.
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Pevensey Castle, Sussex; excavations in the Roman fort and medieval keep, 1993-95.
1066: William the Conqueror landed in Pevensey, Sussex: it would be another fortnight before King Harold's forces returned from Northern England to face him at Hastings.
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And when Crowley brought his charge in to a striking position he stayed on to finish a neck and a head in front of Pevensey (12-1) and Drill Sergeant (22-1) with Inventor (12-1) fourth.
Pevensey is another to note in a highly competitive race.