Winchelsea


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Winchelsea

(wĭn`chəlsē), village, East Sussex, SE England. Winchelsea was an important 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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When, two days later, he appeared before the King at Winchelsea and reported the outcome of his mission Henry raged and stormed, swearing by all the saints in the calendar that Norman of Torn should hang for his effrontery before the snow flew again.
I had a turn with them upon the sea when they came over to Winchelsea and the good queen with her ladies sat upon the cliffs looking down at us, as if it had been joust or tourney.
The project will duplicate 35 kilometres of the Princes Highway West from Deans Marsh Road, Winchelsea to Baillie Street, Colac and rehabilitate 2 kilometres from Baillie Street, Colac to Corangamite Street, Colac.
Close House dates back to the 18th century when it was built by High Sheriff of Northumberland and Member of Parliament for Winchelsea Calverley Berwicke.
Comic Spike Milligan's grave at St Thomas' Church, Winchelsea, East Sussex, bears the nation's favourite epitaph: "I told you I was ill.
In September we told how one of the people behind it, 22-year-old Jonjo Andrews of Winchelsea in East Sussex, was taking advantage of the disadvantaged through premium rate phonelines.
Suddenly we see the camera zoom to St Thomas's Church, Winchelsea, East Sussex, England, where the late iconic comedian Spike Milligan is buried.
Milligan's farewell - which is written in Gaelic and is on his gravestone in Winchelsea, Sussex - got two-thirds of the votes.
Writing from Winchelsea she remarks that she loves the place: "Henry does I think--but one is never quite sure of anything about him" (78, letter 388).
STYLE TIP: Tone down too-pretty pastels with a don't-mess-with-me pair of chunky gladiators or boyish brogues Radley pastel Pocket bags, pounds 75 each; yellow Winchelsea sandals, pounds 65; white Sudbury shoes, pounds 85; and brown Faversham sandals, pounds 65; Timex 80 pink and mint Tri-Colour Watch, pounds 50 at My-Wardrobe