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Monck

George. 1st Duke of Albemarle. 1608--70, English general. In the Civil War he was a Royalist until captured (1644) and persuaded to support the Commonwealth. After Cromwell's death he was instrumental in the restoration of Charles II (1660)
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Cllr Monck told councillors tests to the gates had been given the thumbs up.
Throughout the Bank Holiday weekend, from May 25 to 27, families will be able to meet Sir Charles Monck at 11am, when he will describe how he found inspiration in the classical architecture of ancient Greece and how he laid on 'revels' during that first Open House event.
aWe know the snow causes inconvenience and it puts a lot of pressure on the city of Davos as a host but so far we have not seen any drop-off in registrations,a Monck said.
Sir Charles took the name of Monck as a condition of his inheriting an estate in Lincolnshire from his maternal grandfather.
Finally, Wright considers the case of Marinda (1716), a miscellany dedicated to Caroline of Ansbach, compiled by Robert Molesworth from the poetry of his deceased daughter, Mary Monck. Noting that Monck is probably the least known of the poets considered here, Wright asserts that Monck's "skilled, idiosyncratic and allusive poetry deserves a wider readership and more detailed scholarly scrutiny than it has so far received" (194).
Cross Keys: Tries - R Lee, J Leadbeater; Con - S Mills; Pens - S Mills (2) Cardiff: Tries - J Monck, R Pratchell, D Crimmins, T Williams, M John, S Jones; Cons - R Pratchell (5), S Sneddon * PONTYPRIDD will finish top of the Welsh Premiership table tonight if they defeat Llandovery at Sardis Road (7.30pm).
Myring was again successful into the breeze from 35 metres after Newport had briefly gone in front through an unconverted try from prop James Monck, the score coming from a line-out after Cov were turned over in their 22.
As Falocco tackles William Poel, Harley Granville Barker, Nugent Monck, Tyrone Guthrie and Sam Wanamaker and "The New Globe", his account of the various efforts and their ideological nuances is highly informative and well considered.
Each of the British appointees to the office during this period--Lord Elgin (1847-54); Sir Edmund Head (1854-61); Lord Monck (1861-8); Sir John Young, later Lord Lisgar (1868-72); and Lord Dufferin (1872- 8)--are examined in terms of how their individual characters influenced the process.
As well as more obvious subjects (Montgomery, Lord Kitchener, Duke of Wellington et al), Urban looks at relatively unknown commanders such as Civil War figure George Monck and William Howe, who commanded British forces during the American War of Independence.
I must reveal a vested interest--my great, great grandfather, Charles Monck, was the first Governor General of the Dominion.
Argyll did not name names, but he no doubt had in mind General George Monck, who had supported Cromwell, had commanded (not just assisted) the forces that suppressed Glencairn, and had governed Scotland on the usurper's behalf.