medieval city, Egypt: see TennisTennis
or Tinnis
, medieval city of Egypt, on an island in Lake Manzala, southwest of modern Port Said. Tennis, founded when Tanis was abandoned, was a port and center of commerce of some importance.
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Ewes - More numbers, similar trade achieved, Beltex PS87 Threeburnford, Texel PS83 West Moneylaws, Eildon Mains, PS77 Corsbie, Redden, PS75 Applecross, Lylestane, PS73 Rawburn, Redden, Lylestane, Suffolk PS83 Corsbie, PS73 West Moneylaws, Edgerston, Bluefaced Leicester PS77 Hyndhope, PS75 Corsbie Cottage, Cheviot Mule PS73 Lylestane, Mule PS67 Corsbie, PS65 Bogg Holdings, PS63 Elmbank, PS61 Ashcraig, PS59 Graden, Broomiebank, Cheviot PS63 Torqhuan, PS59 Bowland, Blackface PS47 Broomiebank, PS45 Tollishill, PS45, PS42 Horseupcleugh, PS41 Tinnis, Eckford Farming, Tollishill, Rams - Texel PS119 Hillhouse, PS87 Roxburgh Mains, Lleyn PS81, PS75 Hillhouse.
theory postulates that the "game of kings", tennis, has Arab roots, with the name derived from the city of Tinnis in Egypt, and the word "racquet" an alteration of "rahat" (Arabic for the palm of the hand).
Rugby won the event 4-1 against Welford, with Brian Boardman winning the four wood singles 21-18 against Andrew Smith; Trevor Wells and Scobie Barratt 21-18 pairs winners against Peter Day and Lew Whitehouse; Keith Andrews, Gordon Marchant and Mick Lill 28-7 triples victors over Richard Green, Mick Hawkins and Simon Davies; and Brian Thompson, Bruce Truman, Darren Ward and Calvin Wells 23-16 conquerors of Roger Howe, Ian Smith, Martin Tinnis and Trevor Francis.
There are, moreover, many surprises: items of unexpected interest, fascinating details of Fatimid arts and sciences, of minority communities, of external trade, the city of Tinnis, and much more.
Romantic Neil Tinnis parachuted into his girlfriend's garden in Colorado with an engagement ring - and broke both his legs when he landed.
It was estimated that daily tax revenue from the city of Fustat was, on the average, 880,000 dirhams, or $107,317; from Damietta, Tinnis and Ushmunain (in Egypt) 2,200,000 dirhams or $268,292.
Scotch Mule PS106 Tinnis, PS100 Townfoot (Midlock), Longcroft, Dreva, PS96 Tinnis, Easter Dawyck, Suffolk cross PS102 Nesbit, PS100 Smailholm Mains, Haltree, PS98 Nesbit, PS98 Marvingston, Suffolk cross (ex.
Stuart Tinnis and Shaun Ingram also got on the score-sheet with consolation goals for the home side by Jamie Glover and Simon May.
Ewe Lambs - Scotch Mule (1811), sold to PS168 Easter Dawyck, PS152, PS125 Tinnis, PS135 Burncastle, PS134 (2) Hamildean, PS132 Townfoot Midlock, PS126, PS120 Laidlawstiel, PS122 Aikengall, PS122 Upper Chatto, PS120 Dreva and averaged PS117, Suffolk x Halfbred (1602) sold to PS120, PS116 Nesbit, PS115 Wester Middleton, PS114 Haltree, PS110 (2), PS108 Marvingston, PS108 Blackhill and averaged PS96, Half Bred (652) sold to PS155, PS134, PS122 Stobshiel Mains, PS128, PS120 Earlside, PS115 Adderstonshiels and averaged PS112, North Country Cheviot sold to PS130, PS128 Humbleheugh and averaged PS129, Suffolk x Mule sold to PS100 Blegbie, PS100 (2) Branton Eastside.
Texel PS109 Wantonwalls, PS100, PS97, PS89 Huntington, PS87 Wantonwalls, PS83 Corsbie (2), Lintlaw, Suffolk PS100 Smailholm Mains, PS91 Thirlestane, PS90 Lintlaw, PS89 Huntington, PS87 Corsbie, PS85 Brothershiels, PS85 Craighouse, Halfbred PS80 Smailholm Mains, PS75 Gledswood, Cheviot Mule PS77 Thirlestane, Mule PS71 Gledswood, Lintlaw, PS69, PS68 Cookston, PS68 Thirlestane, PS67 Corsbie, Bluefaced Leicester PS63 Brothershiels, Cheviot PS62 Attonburn, PS59 Saughtree, Blackface PS59 Burnhouse Mains, PS54, PS53 Tinnis.
50 and PS90 Whitlaw, Mule PS95 and PS90 Boghall, PS90 Hundalee, PS88 Milrighall and Whitlaw, Cheviot Mule PS88 Gilston, Border Leicester PS88 Hartside, Blackface PS87 Hartside, PS85 Tinnis.
Suffolk PS124 Eastside, PS106 Chaseside, PS100 Tinnis Hall.