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  §3. Burgh. VIII. The English Chaucerians. Vol. 2. The End of the Middle Ages. The Cambridge History of English ...
Burgh is said to have had his education at Oxford, and, probably, had his extraction from Essex, where he was, in 1440, made rector of Sandon.
His favourite metre is rime royal, which he manages with all the staggering irregularity common to English poets of the fifteenth century, and not fully explicable by the semi-animate condition of the final -e and some other things of the kind.
Burgh’s earlier equivalents for the so-called decasyllable vary numerically from seven syllables to fourteen: no principle of metrical equivalence and substitution being for the most part able to effect even a tolerable correspondence between their rhythm, which is constantly of the following kind:
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  Burgh - LoveToKnow 1911
His grandson and successor William, the 3rd earl (1326-1333), was the son of John de Burgh by Elizabeth, lady of Clare, sister and co-heir of the last Clare earl of Hertford (d.
She was married in childhood to Lionel, son of Edward III., who was recognized in her right as earl of Ulster, and their direct representative, the duke of York, ascended the throne in 1461 as Edward IV., since when the earldom of Ulster has been only held by members of the royal family.
The lords Burgh or Borough of Gainsborough (1487-1599) were a Lincolnshire family believed to be descended from a younger son of Hubert de Burgh.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Burgh   (954 words)

 Barrhead Burgh Band
Barrhead Burgh are celebrating after a win at the Scottish Championships secured them a place at the National finals in Harrogate on 23rd September The Band are delighted to be awarded 2nd place in the Second section in Motherwell on 11th March, which sees a welcome return to the First Section in November.
Barrhead Burgh Band's participation and success in contests throughout season 2005/2006 has resulted with the band being awarded the 2006 SBBA 2nd Section Band of the Year Award
Barrhead Burgh Band regularly present musical concerts and undertake numerous community and commercial engagements throughout the year.
www.barrheadburghband.co.uk   (1139 words)

 Free Speech Philosophers--James Burgh
Burgh became involved in the early 1760s with a group called the Honest Whigs, a club that met on alternate Thursday evenings in a coffeehouse in London.
Burgh died a year late r in 1776.
Burgh also includes many other authors in the book, with the strongest influence being that of John Locke.
www.uark.edu /depts/comminfo/freespeech/burgh.html   (694 words)

 Norfolk Archaeological Trust
Burgh Castle was built in the late third or early fourth centuries as part of a string of forts around the south and east coasts stretching from Porchester in Hampshire to Brancaster in north Norfolk.
Burgh Castle Roman fort, church and cropmarks in the growing corn visible from the East, 1981
Burgh Castle Roman fort from the S.W. in 1949.
www.norfarchtrust.org.uk /burgh/index.htm   (717 words)

 Guide to burgh records - The National Archives of Scotland
The records of each burgh are not always similar, either in form or quantity, as unfortunately not all of the main series of records survive for each burgh.
Many burgh records, apart from the burgh registers which were deposited in the NAS under the terms of the Burgh Registers (Scotland) Act have been transferred to local archives.
W M Mackenzie, 'The Scottish burghs' (1949) Detailed surveys of Scottish towns are being undertaken by the University of Edinburgh's Centre for Scottish Urban History in the Department of Scottish History.
www.nas.gov.uk /guides/burgh.asp   (1422 words)

 Burgh House, London
Burgh House was built in 1704 during Queen Anne's reign.
From the 1740's the house was occupied by a variety of professionals.
From 1937-1946 Burgh House was mostly unoccupied and was fortunate to escape bomb damage during World War II.
www.burghhouse.org.uk /visit/bh.aspx   (701 words)

 Rutherglen burgh   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Archives and Special Collections hold the records of the royal Burgh of Rutherglen, which was founded by David I in the first half of the 12th century and existed until local government reorganisation in 1975.
Council Minutes - the main record of the burgh from 1619 to 1975
Burgh Charters - from 1542 to 1617 (the Robert the Bruce Charter, dated 1323, is on display in South Lanarkshire Archives)
www.glasgow.gov.uk /en/Residents/Libraries/Collections/Localhistory/CityCouncilArchives/rutherglenburgh.htm   (185 words)

 Steve Burgh; music producer; 54 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Steve Burgh, a record producer and session musician who played with Billy Joel, Phoebe Snow, Steve Forbert, David Bromberg and others, died Monday at his home in Kingston, N.Y. He was 54.
Burgh was a versatile sideman and producer whose talents were sought by a varied crowd of musicians during the 1970s and '80s.
Burgh got an early start in music with his band, Jacob's Creek, and playing widely as a guitarist.
www.signonsandiego.com /uniontrib/20050212/news_1m12burgh.html   (263 words)

 Burgh [family name]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hubert de Burgh (d.1243), of Norman-Irish birth; envoy of King John to Portugal, 1200; defended Dover Castle against French; head of national party against foreigners and bishop of Winchester; justiciarship of Ireland, June 1232, dismissed July 1232; Tower, 1232; escaped, reconciled, andc.
Ulick de Burgh, 5th earl and Marquis of Clanricade (1605-1657), succeeded to earldom, 1635; served Charles against Scots, 1639; acted as royal Commissioner to meet confederates, 1643; marquis, 1645; tried to reconcile Irish to Charles I, 1646; reduced Galway, 1648; deputy for Ormonde, Dec. 1650; distrusted the Irish; capitulated to Parliament, 1653.
William de Burgh, 6th Lord of Connaught and 3rd Earl of Ulster (1312-1332), succceeded, 1326; knighted, obtained possession, 1328; at war with O’Brians, 1328-30; attended parliament in Dublin, 1329; at war with Fitzgerald, 1330; imprisoned in England, 1331; at war with Sir Walter de Burgh, 1332.
www.pgil-eirdata.org /html/pgil_datasets/authors/b/Burgh[family]/life.htm   (293 words)

 Chris de Burgh
Chris de Burgh is a big exception, maybe because he's primarily Irish by residence.
Chris de Burgh was born Christopher John Davidson on October 15th, 1948 in Argentina where his father, Charles Davison, was a British diplomat.
De Burgh's success has been fleeting and irregular in Great Britain, but has enjoyed great success in many other countries, earning gold and platinum albums and various awards.
www.sneakykitchen.com /Music/chris_de_burgh.htm   (610 words)

 :::: Clan Cleary - de Burgh Pedigree ::::
Richard married de Lacy's daughter Egidia de Lacy sometime prior to 1225 and received with her the cantred of Eoghanacht Caisil with the castle of Ardmayle.He was also Lord of Trim Castle after the death of his father-in-law.
As a result of this campaign, Connacht was partitioned between Richard de Burgh, Lord of Connaught and Felim, son of Cathal O Conor, King of Connaught, the former getting the lion's share, but each holding thier land from the King.
4c Edmond de Burgh, married Slany O Brien, Princess of Thomond and was ancestor of the Bourkes of Clanwilliam, Co Limerick and Barons Castleconnell and Brittas.
www.clancleary.com /html/deburgh.htm   (4142 words)

 Chris de Burgh : Biography - CMT.com
de Burgh signed with A&M Records in 1974, and supported Supertramp on their Crime of the Century tour, building himself a small fan base.
His debut, Far Beyond These Castle Walls, was a folk-tinged stab at fantasy in the tradition of the Moody Blues that failed to chart upon its release in February of 1975.
That Christmas season, a re-release of de Burgh's 1976 holiday song "A Spaceman Came Travelling" became a Top 40 hit in the U.K. Flying Colours, his follow-up to Into the Light, entered the British charts at number one upon its 1988 release, yet it failed to make the American charts.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/deburgh_chris/bio.jhtml   (378 words)

 Ian Moor - Chris de Burgh Soundalike and Tribute Act
Later that same year, Ian then added the unique "Champion of Champions" title as he was pitted against winners of the previous 10 years, this time he got half of all the votes that came in for the entire show.
Chris de Burgh recalled the events in the Getaway Gazette Feb 2000: "I rang him from a restaurant I was in when I heard that he'd won, and invited him down to spend the day with me in a recording studio, later that week.
During his performance, Chris de Burgh himself appeared mid-way through and continued to duet the 1986 number one hit in harmony with Ian.
www.chrishigh.com /chris-de-burgh_ian_moor.htm   (1050 words)

 Burgh Castle Gariannonum Roman Saxon Shore Fort Great Yarmouth Norfolk East Anglia England English
Burgh Castle was a Norman earthwork motte and bailey fortress, built within the impressive stone walls of the late 3rd century Roman 'Saxon Shore' fort of Gariannonum.
The large oval motte with a surrounding ditch, was raised over the wall at the south-west corner and a rampart which once supported a timber palisade, was built on the west side where the wall is missing.
Burgh Castle is located in the village centre, off Church Road.
www.castleuk.net /castle_lists_east_anglia/134/burghcastle.htm   (140 words)

 Angus Council | Local History | Angus Archives | Resources | Burgh Records
Royal Burghs were frequently new towns granted trading privileges by the king through a royal charter.
Royal burghs could also hold their own courts for lesser offenses and elect their own officials to a town council, led by a provost.
In addition to royal burghs, there were also burghs of barony and parliamentary burghs.
www.angus.gov.uk /history/archives/resources/burghrecords.htm   (152 words)

 Tennis in the Burgh: Resources for Pittsburgh Tennis Enthusiasts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Burgh is a trademark of John Valentich Communications.
Tennis in the Burgh strongly recommends that all such information be independently evaluated before use for accuracy, correctness, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, and sequencing.
Tennis in the Burgh specifically disclaims all responsibility for the content of such linked Internet sites for, but not limited to, defamatory statements and violation of privacy or personal property rights - including, but not limited to, copyrights and other intellectual property rights.
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 Burgh House, London
Her 17th year of Happy Paintings at Burgh House.
Enrol for exciting new daytime history and literature classes being run at Burgh House by Birkbeck, University of London.
Burgh House is a grade I listed house built in the early years of the 18th century.
www.burghhouse.org.uk   (412 words)

 LondonTown.com | Burgh Wood Guide | Burgh Wood London, SM7, England, UK | London Streets by Street
Burgh Wood is located in the borough of Reigate and Banstead District
Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.
The nearest underground station to Burgh Wood is 'Morden Tube' which is about 169 minutes to the North East.
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/burgh_wood_4ca.html   (104 words)

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