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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.
But fun as it was to be behind the wheel the real pleasure came in starting the engine for a gathering of excited children in Malmesbury. I'd better start saving up.
Separately, the Government had said it would hand over a grant of up to PS16million to support research and development for battery technology at their HQ in Malmesbury, Wiltshire.
The first prize of PS1,000 was won by 005343 Loughborough and two prizes of PS100 were won by 799945 Malmesbury and 904063 Leicester.
Winkler, eds, Discovering William of Malmesbury, Woodbridge, Boydell Press, 2017; hardback; pp.
Dyson says 400 staff have been working on the secret project for the past two years at its headquarters in Malmesbury, Wiltshire.
UK-based primary care property investor and developer Assura plc the UK REIT (LSE: AGR) has acquired Malmesbury Medical Enterprise Ltd.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 26, 2016-Assura Acquires Malmesbury Medical Enterprise
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.