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see Percy, Sir HenryPercy, Sir Henry,
1366–1403, English nobleman, called Hotspur or Henry Hotspur; son of Henry Percy, 1st earl of Northumberland. In 1388 he participated in the famous battle of Otterburn, or Chevy Chase, against the Scots; he was captured but later ransomed, and he returned
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Hotspur

Sir Henry Percy, so named for his fiery character. [Br. Lit.: I Henry IV]

Hotspur

Harry. nickname of (Sir Henry) Percy
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Within two minutes, the Hotspurs doubled their lead as Marcus Jones broke into the left side of the box and laid back into the path of Buckley to fire home.
Marcus Jones was again involved as the Hotspurs rounded off the scoring thanks to his through ball to Luke Cooper, whose first shot was saved by keeper Shaw, but he reacted first for the rebound.
As a result of this decision, Cain Hoy will be prohibited from tabling an offer for Tottenham Hotspurs within the next six months unless the Takeover Panel grants its permission.
Gateshead Council has been presented the Hotspur Award by the Northumbria Association.
In pool play, the Elite defeated Hotspurs 1-0 with a goal by David Kurzius.
In pool play, Elite defeated the Hotspurs 2-0 with goals by Cacic and Runyan with assists from Gallette and Lorme.
Despite a late Cons comeback goal the Hotspurs responded well with goals from Shane Snell and a brilliant Joe Duffin strike to run out 4-1 winners.
Division Two leaders Avenue Hotspurs 2nds had a comfortable 5-1 home win against Cathays Cons 2nds.
The win was made all the more special by the presence of club founder Ken Harris, who presented Hotspurs with the championship trophy named after him following his long tenure on the Cardiff Combination League committee.
Ken Harris with the trophy bearing his name and won this season by his club, Avenue Hotspurs
Whitchurch closely follow as a result of a 2-1 win over Avenue Hotspurs seconds.