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Laud

William. 1573--1645, English prelate; archbishop of Canterbury (1633--45). His persecution of Puritans and his High Church policies in England and Scotland were a cause of the Civil War; he was impeached by the Long Parliament (1640) and executed
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I tell ye, fellow-exiles, that Charles of England, and Laud, our bitterest persecutor, arch-priest of Canterbury, are resolute to pursue us even hither.
A coloured advertisement lauded the many merits of a new vermouth.
When this noble act of the Marquis de Pombreton was lauded before the chevalier, the good man reddened even to his right cheek.
The monies will be used by the Norman Laud charity towards equipment for a sensory room.
The cash will be used by the Norman Laud charity towards equipment for a sensory room.
The Rotary Club set about promoting the campaign to its local community last October, collecting Wish tokens via the public from the Norman Laud charity shops in Boldmere and Wylde Green.
Mr Laud is still one of shamefully few prominent black Tories.
of York) describes the works and styles of art that precipitated from the High Church movement that reached its apex under the benevolent hand of William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury after 1633.
Kenworthy, slotting into the hole behind strikers Laud and Hill, was inspirational and a constant frustration to a Hall Road side who came close to losing their discipline completely when a fracas ensued in the Emley goalmouth after referee Anthony Murphy had blown for half time, with Emley goalkeeper Jamie Green and Hall Road's Mike Gibson both being cautioned.
So, when I saw your review and got a copy of Laud Humphreys, Prophet of Homosexuality & Sociology, a flood of memories was triggered.
Laud, 40, of Chelsea, West London, smashed into their car after driving on the wrong side of the road.