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  England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
England is the largest, the most populous, and the most densely populated of the nations that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
School histories of England tend to begin with the accession of William the Conqueror in 1066.
England is both the most populous and the most ethnically diverse country in the United Kingdom with around 49 million inhabitants, of which roughly a tenth are from non-White ethnic groups.
www.icyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/e/en/england.html   (966 words)

  
 England - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
England is named after the Angles, from the German region Angeln, one of a number of Germanic tribes who settled there in the 5th and 6th centuries.
The list of England's largest cities is much debated because in British English the normal meaning of city is "a continuously built up urban area"; these are hard to define and various other definitions are preferred by some people to boost the ranking of their own city.
Note that London is not on this list (Greater London is a region and the City of London is tiny), and that one of the two candidates for the status of England's "second city", Manchester, is down in sixth.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/England   (4437 words)

  
 England - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The history of England as an independent country stretches on through the middle ages and renaissance to the reign of Elizabeth I, often remembered as a golden age in its history, notable both for its culture and mercantile success.
England ceased to be an independent political entity with the Act of Union with the Kingdom of Scotland in 1707, which created the Kingdom of Great Britain.
England comprises most of the southern two-thirds of the island of Great Britain, plus offshore islands of which the largest is the Isle of Wight.
www.netlexikon.akademie.de /England.html   (2906 words)

  
 List of towns - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of towns too modest to be in the list of cities, yet worth giving an overview on.
Quebec officially does not designate between towns and cities as the general French term for both is "ville".
Gilbert, currently the largest town in the United States, and the only town with more than 100,000 people.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_towns   (162 words)

  
 The Ultimate England Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
England is a country or nation of northwest Europe, and the largest, the most populous, and the most densely populated of the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom.
England is named after the Angles, one of a number of Germanic peoples who settled there in the 5th and 6th centuries.
The list of England's largest cities is much debated because in British English the normal meaning of city is "a continously built up urban area"; these are hard to define and various other definitions are preferred by some people to boost the ranking of their own city.
www.dogluvers.com /dog_breeds/England   (4178 words)

  
 England - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
England is named after the Angles, one of a number of Germanic tribes believed to have originated in Angeln in Northern Germany, who settled in England in the 5th and 6th centuries.
England has been inhabited for at least 50,000 years, although the repeated Ice Ages made much of Britain uninhabitable for extended periods until as recently as 20,000 years ago.
England is now also divided into 9 regions, which do not have an elected authority and exist to co-ordinate certain local government functions across a wider area.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/England   (4750 words)

  
 medieval_towns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
By the time of Medieval England, we do not have accurate figures for these towns and cities as no count was ever made of population and the figure would have changed throughout the year in all large towns and cities.
Village people came to towns to trade therefore those who were in charge of a town had to do what was needed to ensure that their town was safe.
Though towns had a curfew (a time when everyone had to be in their homes) no town had a police force to deal with those who broke the law.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /medieval_towns.htm   (802 words)

  
 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Newbury is the principal town in the west of the county of Berkshire in the United Kingdom.
The town is surrounded on three sides (north, west and south) by the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the downland to the south rises steeply out of the river valley giving good views.
Today, Newbury town has a population of about 32,000 (2004), and with adjacent towns such as Thatcham is the centre of a continuously built up area with an overall population of around 60,000.
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 List of united kingdom related topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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Check for List of united kingdom related topics in the deletion log, or visit its deletion vote page if it exists.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/list_of_united_kingdom_related_topics   (184 words)

  
 England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Many would have this parliament take the form of an all-England grand committee in the United Kingdom House of Commons rather than as a new body with separate elections.
The current Labour government favours the establishment of regional governments, claiming that England is too large to be governed as a sub-state entity.
Considerable disquiet was caused when changes were made to the system of counties in 1974.
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 Parishes and towns (from England) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Town meetings are a particularly popular form of governmental administration in New England, where a town is a geographic unit, the equivalent of a civil township elsewhere.
In New England, towns are granted powers that are granted only to counties...
Administrative body of this town and district in the county of Hereford and Worcester, England.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-215133   (798 words)

  
 List of towns in England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a link page for towns and cities in England.
In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, a town is any settlement which has received a charter of incorporation, more commonly known as a town charter, approved by the monarch.
For convenience, cities have also been listed and are marked in bold.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_towns_in_England   (628 words)

  
 English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After her, England in the era of Charles I was a fairly peaceful place, and had been so in living memory.
England, and later all of Britain, was ruled by the republican government of the Commonwealth of England during 1649 - 1653 and 1659 - 1660.
However, while England and Wales retains the common law the UK is part of the European Union and European Union Law is effective in the UK.
www.websters-online-dictionary.net /definition/english...   (14524 words)

  
 England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
England is the largest, the most populous, and the most densely populated of the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom (UK), and is often considered a country or nation in its own right.
England has not had a separate political identity since 1707, when Great Britain was established as a political entity.
The two traditional symbols of England are the St. George's cross (the English flag) and the Three Lions coat of arms (both are pictured above), derived from the great Norman powers that formed the monarchy - the Cross of Aquitaine and the Lions of Anjou.
www.info-pedia.net /about/england   (3633 words)

  
 Medieval English urban history
The aim of the Medieval English Towns site is to provide historical information about cities and towns in England during the Middle Ages, with particular but not exclusive emphasis on medieval boroughs of East Anglia and on social, political and constitutional history.
Although the medieval artist's intent was just to create a generalized representation of a town of that period – with churches, houses, taverns and market square, all surrounded by defensive walls – he may have conjured up mental pictures of Stamford or Lincoln when executing the illumination.
The verdict of those of greater standing of the town of Stamford in Kesteven in the third year of the reign of King Edward
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 BBC NEWS | Scotland | Scots towns head house price list
Nine of the 20 towns which had the biggest price increases in the UK were in Scotland, the study said.
Helensburgh was the second most expensive town in Scotland with an average house price of £165,116 - an increase of 1% in the past 12 months.
The East Lothian towns of Tranent and Musselburgh were new entries to the list of the 15 most expensive places to buy a house in Scotland.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/1/hi/scotland/4556114.stm   (386 words)

  
 England, A Narrative History
If there can be such an entity as a brief history of England, I hope I am not being too presumptuous in attempting to provide one for the general reader.
To compress thousands of years of history into a readable and I hope, entertaining few chapters is a daunting task indeed, but here at Britannia we hope to do just that.
In so doing, we can determine just what made the tiny country of England so powerful a force in world history, out of proportion to its size and population.
www.britannia.com /history/narintrohist.html   (244 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Most Beautiful Country Towns Of England: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Here are market towns that have traditionally owed their importance and prosperity to the agricultural land surrounding them, towns that grew up by river crossings, small ports harboring both fishing and trading fleets, centers of religious activity, and even spas.
The whole of England is represented in Palmer's delightful photography and perceptive commentaries, revealing how history, site, and the availability of local building materials have combined to shape the appearance of towns in different parts of the country.
Here, too, are towns formed by their social and cultural contexts—the elegant Georgian and Victorian houses of Buxton, Derbyshire, reflecting its heyday as a fashionable spa; the imposing terraces in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, an expression of its importance as a market town and religious center with a magnificent abbey.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0500512353   (439 words)

  
 Westford, Vermont, New England, USA
Westford and adjacent Underhill listed many of the same grantees, which accounts for the fact that the names of families residing in one contributed to places names in the other.
When the town was being laid out, land was distributed in rounds, somewhat like modern sports drafts.
This is a basic geographic reference, intended to show relative location of adjacent towns.
www.virtualvermont.com /towns/westford.html   (354 words)

  
 New England : Introduction : The Best Small Towns and Villages | Frommers.com
This island harbor town is full of fun for kids and parents.
That judgment is largely statistical, but a walk past white-clapboard houses to the active waterfront on this unspoiled stretch of the Connecticut River rings all the bells.
Grafton (Vt.): Grafton was once a down-at-the-heels mountain town slowly being reclaimed by termites and the elements.
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 BBC NEWS | England | Devon | Devon city tops 'clone town' poll
But Exeter city centre's manager said branding it a "clone town" was unfair on the city which had a wide range of independent stores in other streets.
The NEF said 41% of urban centres were clone towns where independently-owned shops were in short supply and 26% risked losing their distinctiveness.
The NEF survey is based on 103 national and 27 London surveys completed by members of the public in communities with between 5,000 and 150,000 residents.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/devon/4610965.stm   (363 words)

  
 Hungerford - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Hungerford is a market town by the River Kennet in the English county of Berkshire.
It also has a station, Hungerford railway station, on the West of England Main Line; a reasonable rail service to Newbury, Reading and London means that the Hungerford has developed into something of a dormitory town.
Hungerford is the westernmost town in Berkshire, situated close to the border with Wiltshire, and within the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Hungerford   (269 words)

  
 Domesday towns of England
There were only 18 towns of over 2000 inhabitants in the Domesday England of 1086.
Of these towns, the two largest, London and Winchester, were left out of the Domesday Book entirely.
It is interesting that several of the Domesday towns, like Oxford and York, continued to grow during the medieval period, while others like Wallingford, Thetford, and Dunwich became quiet backwaters.
www.britainexpress.com /History/domesday-england.htm   (174 words)

  
 Country Towns in England, Country Towns Directory
Below we provide a list of the hazards to be avoided in the countryside and suggestions on how a change in attitude generally helps townees to adapt to a successful country lifestyle without upsetting the 'locals'.
The Country Towns Directory with links to local community websites is provided as a resource for Londoners and others who are contempating a move to the countryside or country town.
A town with a medley of architectural styles from timber-framed and Regency to Georgian red-brick and Victorian yellow-brick gives the town a distinct character and the curtain-walled castle is where Mary Tudor was proclaimed Queen.
www.violetdesigns.co.uk /country_towns_in_england.htm   (2954 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Towns of the United Kingdom Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In Scotland, the equivalent is known as a burgh, pronounced burra.
The Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are not part of the United Kingdom, but are included here for convenience.
List of towns in the Republic of Ireland
www.ipedia.com /towns_of_the_united_kingdom.html   (165 words)

  
 Towns of England & Scotland on a uniform scale. / Bartholomew, J. G. (John George), 1860-1920 ; John Bartholomew ...
Towns of England and Scotland on a uniform scale.
Short Title: Towns of England and Scotland on a uniform scale.
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 Cheshire Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Cheshire, a palatine and maritime county of England, bounded on the NW.
There are manufacturers of cotton, silk, and ribbons, carried on chiefly in the towns of the East division; and shipbuilding, on the Mersey.
Click here for a list showing the composition of the registration districts in Cheshire from 1837 to 1930.
www.fhsc.org.uk /genuki/chs   (1141 words)

  
 CT.gov: Towns and Cities
Municipality Websites provides a comprehensive listing of all websites available for the 169 towns and cities in Connecticut.
The following is a list of hyperlinks that direct you to general telephone and E-Mail directories for various local government contacts commonly used within the State of Connecticut.
The following is a list of hyperlinks that direct you to maps of the State of Connecticut and its municipalities.
www.ct.gov /ctportal/cwp/view.asp?a=843&q=246468   (614 words)

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