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  Pendennis Castle, Falmouth
Pendennis castle and her sister castle St. Mawes were built between 1540 and 1545 to guard the entrance to Falmouth.
Pendennis castle was built on the west bank of the River Fal and St. Mawes castle was built on the east bank.
Pendennis Castle was the penultimate stronghold in the country to hold out for their King.
www.clarew.freeserve.co.uk /Pendennis.htm   (302 words)

 §8. "Pendennis". IX. Thackeray. Vol. 13. The Victorian Age, Part One. The Cambridge History of English and ...
Ostensibly a biography of Arthur Pendennis, written in the third person by himself, its interest lies not so much in the hero, whose importance chiefly depends upon the close resemblance of his early career to Thackeray’s own, as in the world of individual types which passes under his eye.
The society of his sister-in-law must have been an intolerable strain upon major Pendennis, the one person who is capable of making the debonair Arthur thoroughly ashamed of himself---for Laura’s efforts are discountable in the certainty of her eventual condonation of the prodigal.
Blanche, however, is prolific in amusement, and Thackeray devoted himself to enlarging upon her traits with that power of ludicrous invention which he exercised upon the objects that diverted him most.
www.bartleby.com /223/0908.html   (952 words)

 CastleXplorer - Pendennis Castle
Pendennis Castle was built by Henry VIII in 1540-45 as one of a pair of artillery forts to protect this strategic area from the threat of invasion from Catholic France and Spain.
The land on Pendennis Head was leased from a prominent local family, the Killigrews, who provided several Captains of the castle.
In the mid 17th century Sir Peter kiligrew was given the grant for a new town, Falmouth, which grew in the shadow of Pendennis Castle.
www.castlexplorer.co.uk /england/pendennis/pendennis.php   (274 words)

 Didcot Railway Centre - Pendennis Castle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
History was to ensure that Pendennis Castle would become one of the most famous 'Castles' of all and its presentation to the Great Western Society by Hamersley Iron and Rio Tinto in 2000 was an extremely important addition to the GWR locomotive collection at Didcot Railway Centre.
Pendennis Castle's claim to fame was staked firmly in 1925 when the GWR lent the locomotive to the London and North Eastern Railway for trials against Sir Nigel Gresley's mighty new 'Pacifics' exemplified by No.4472 'Flying Scotsman'.
Pendennis Castle's route was via the Pacific Rim, the Panama Canal, the Eastern Seaboard of the USA and across the Atlantic - the opposite way to her outward journey - making No.4079 the first 4-6-0 steam locomotive to circumnavigate the world, and only the second steam loco to do so after 'Flying Scotsman'.
www.didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk /great_western_society/4079_pendennis_castle.shtml   (929 words)

 Cornwall Hetitage - Pendennis Castle - Cornwall Online
Pendennis, on the other hand, was a simple round tower and gate enclosed by a lower curtain wall.
The Garrison at Pendennis under the command of the 80 year old Sir John Arundel and assisted by Sir Henry Killigrew (Member of Parliament), held out for six months, being reduced to eating horse and dog meat before their final surrender to the Parliamentarian force.
Pendennis had been the penultimate stronghold - after Raglan Castle -in the country to hold out for the King, after earlier giving sanctuary to Queen Henrietta Maria, and the Prince of Wales (Charles II), before their escape to France.
www.cornwall-online.co.uk /english-heritage/pendennis.htm   (579 words)

 Fal River Links. - Pendennis Castle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pendennis Castle is one of the finest Henrician Forts in the country.
Built on the Pendennis headland by Henry VIII in 1545, it affords spectacular views of the Fal Estuary, known locally as the Carrick Roads and Falmouth Bay.
Pendennis Castle displays a range of artillery defences from the early years of the use of gunpowder to the Second World War.
www.falriverlinks.co.uk /html/partners/partner_popup.php?type=sgl&id=48   (108 words)

 Views of Cornwall England Pendennis Castle Cornish British Britain England English Cornwall
Pendennis Castle was constructed around 1540 when the threat from the Spanish was of great concern to Henry VIII.
He reinforced the whole of the South coast and in addition to Pendennis, he built St. Mawes castle to flank the mouth of the River Fal.
The castle was later fitted with anti aircraft guns etc for the two world wars as its strategic position at the mouth of the FAL was ideal as part of the coastal defence.
www.viewsofcornwall.com /static/castles_pendennis.php   (343 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - Pendennis Castle Youth Hostel, Falmouth, Cornwall
Impressively lit-up at night, Pendennis Castle rises imposingly on a high finger of green headland jutting into the ocean, the generally kind sea on three sides providing a haven for trading and military ships harking back to Britain’s days as a formidable naval power.
Not for Pendennis Hostel is the eroding, relentless, pounding of the sea, nor is it’s demise due to the commercial pressure of competitors from Newquay and trendy Rock, it is simply this; the lease is expired, and is not to be renewed.
For the writer, having done ‘the season’ at Pendennis six years ago, in the unrelentingly gorgeous summer of 1995, this visit during the final days of this bastion, in many ways, of all that hostellers hold dear, is uniquely poignant.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A606548   (1291 words)

 BBC - Cornwall - Attractions - Magnificent views and plenty of gun-smoke!
Pendennis Castle was built by order of Henry VIII to protect the extensive waters known as Carrick Roads.
Pendennis Castle was built by order of Henry VIII to protect the waters around Falmouth.
The Governor of Pendennis was housed in the entrance block to the main castle, built during the third phase of construction around 1550.
www.bbc.co.uk /cornwall/attractions/stories/pendennis.shtml   (460 words)

 Thackeray's memorials of defeat - author William Makepeace Thackeray Contemporary Review - Find Articles
In Pendennis Thackeray describes the descent of Mr.
Pendennis is largely Thackeray himself; as are, in their pride, their sarcasm, their generosity and their exact personal honour, his heroes Clive Newcome, Philip Firmin and, as Thackeray admitted to his mother, Henry Esmond himself (Ray II, p.
Whenever Arthur Pendennis meets Philip Firmin in The Adventures of Philip, the Thackeray of 1854 is confronted with the Thackeray of 1834, which is why Pendennis is so patient with his overbearing junior: Thackeray is looking back on himself.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2242/is_n1526_v262/ai_13810551   (880 words)

 A TourUK guide to St Mawes and Pendennis Castles in Cornwall
Between 1540 and 1545 the River Fal was given two forts to protect it, St Mawes on the east bank and Pendennis on the west.
Pendennis was a simple round tower and gate enclosed by a lower curtain wall.
Pendennis being on high ground, dominating its peninsula, held out for six months in 1646 against the Parliamentarians.
www.touruk.co.uk /castles/castle_St_Mawes.htm   (268 words)

As a departure from marine projects, Pendennis is responsible for the fabrication and construction of the new media centre at Lord's cricket ground, believed to be the world's first all-aluminium building.
Pendennis was the first marine company to purchase Parametric Technology Corporation's Pro/Engineer, fast becoming an industry standard package for 3D CAD/CAM in many sectors.
He is focusing on the implementation of a FEA capability, and plans to carry out a comprehensive audit of achievable materials properties in the context of current workshop practice.
www.tech.plym.ac.uk /sme/man/tcs1.htm   (290 words)

 Pendennis Evangelical Church - Home Page
Pendennis is an Evangelical Baptist Church affiliated to the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches (FIEC).
We are a growing family church made up of people of all ages, from many walks of life and from all sorts of social backgrounds and church traditions.
We are conscious of our failure to fully achieve these aims but look to God both for forgiveness for our failure and for the creative wisdom to do better.
www.pendennis-evangelical.org.uk   (164 words)

 Cornwall Explore: Pendennis Castle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pendennis Castle - Castel Pendynas - An English Heritage Attraction.
On the Pendennis Headland, 1 mile South-East of Falmouth.
In a superb coastal setting, Pendennis offers magnificent views of Falmouth and the estuary.
www.uk-devonexplore.co.uk /index.cfm?articleid=1177   (120 words)

While the particular changes themselves are of little critical significance (and seem to be editorial in origin), the evidence they provide concerning printing practices is significant to bibliographers both textual and descriptive, to book collectors, and to printing and publishing historians.
Because the idiosyncrasies of bindings-up often resulted in mixtures of impressions within single copies of the novel and because new impressions of single numbers, as well as new general impressions, could occur, the printing history of Pendennis must be approached on the level of sheets.
The first is that readers with incomplete sets of parts made up their copies after reprints from plates became available, and the other is that the publisher continued to promote the sale of the novel in parts even after the book-form issue.
www.victorianweb.org /authors/wmt/pegasus/ch5d.html   (2916 words)

 Information and personal details and facts of James Pendennis Holman
She was the mother of James Pendennis Holman.
He was a son of James Pendennis and Elizabeth Holman.
She was a daughter of James Pendennis and Elizabeth Holman.
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /olsen/tree/info/f16.htm   (1206 words)

 Hearsay ID 1993   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In addition, the seller is liable for any personal injuries caused to the buyer from use of the beans if the seller knows or should have known that the buyer was under 18 years of age.
On the afternoon of January 2, Pendennis, aged 17 years and 9 months, was found dead.
Pendennis died from putting beans up his nose.
www.scu.edu /law/FacWebPage/Peterson/quizzes/qhearid93/qhearid93.html   (571 words)

 EXPO21XX - Pendennis
The multi-award winning Pendennis Shipyard Ltd was founded in 1989 in Falmouth, Cornwall, on the south west coast of England.
The location has traditionally been the first port of call for mariners crossing the Atlantic and in historic times was the place where captains picked up their orders before embarking on voyages to the Americas and the Far East.
With a view to the future, the company also operates an apprenticeship scheme for young engineers, fabricators and boat builders and was visited by the British Prime Minister recently as a mark of his admiration for the success of this rare initiative
www.expo21xx.com /popup/467.htm   (170 words)

 Pendennis Castle : Properties : Days Out & Events : English Heritage
Constructed between 1540 and 1545, Pendennis Castle and its sister St Mawes Castle form the Cornish end of the chain of coastal castles built by Henry VIII to counter a threat from France and Spain.
Pendennis continued to play a vital role in Cornwall's defences throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and saw significant action during World War II.
Pendennis Castle is available to hire for corporate and private events
www.english-heritage.org.uk /pendennis   (501 words)

 Great Scenic Railways of Devon and Cornwall
Stop along Pendennis Rise to watch the docks and harbour activities from the viewpoint.
Above are the Elizabethan ramparts of Pendennis, and below is Half Moon Battery, which had 6 foot guns during both World Wars.
Follow the moat to the entrance to Pendennis, at which point a visit to the castle is recommended.
www.carfreedaysout.com /walks/pendenni.htm   (163 words)

 Brunswick Billiards: Antique Tables: Pendennis
The Pendennis is a table of great beauty and symmetry of outline, but its chief charm lies in the elegant carving and moldings with which are heavily ornamented.
Pendennis is entirely distinct from all others, and is universally admired.
It has a singular charm from its very novelty, and the splendid workmanship and construction cannot be excelled.
www.brunswick-billiards.com /our_rich_history/antique_tables/pendennis.html   (182 words)

"There are many evidences in the old foundation relics at "Pendenny Heights," to show that there dwelt Edward Lloyd, when in 1650, Governor Stone and his secretary, Nathaniel Utis, came up to the Severan and organised the new settlement.
The point is that the word Pendennis is neither famous nor even well-known except perhaps to those who live nearby.
This picture was taken from the Pendennis Mount Overlook, May 1997.
home.att.net /~rWorthington/History/Pendenny.htm   (463 words)

 Pendennis Worldclass Superyachts
Working with Spar Craft from Palma, Pendennis has had M/Y Kiring partially tented in the outer 75m dry dock for a hull re-paint and M/Y Alta, S/Y Naos and S/Y Zephyr of Falmouth fully tented on hard standing.
The ceremony is designed to celebrate and acknowledge the success of the apprentices at Pendennis.
The next intake of apprentices is likely to be on to the Surface Finishing Scheme later this year and the next General Apprenticeship intake is scheduled for Aug 2008.
www.pendennis.com /news   (226 words)

 BlurtIt: What is the story of Pendennis?
“The History of Pendennis” by William Makepeace Thackeray was published serially in 1848-50.
He then feels obliged to marry Blanche (for whom he no longer cares) since her family have now been disgraced by her father and he feels sorry for her.
Luckily, she too prefers someone else, so Pendennis is free to marry the devoted Laura.
www.blurtit.com /q210341.html   (214 words)

 LondonTown.com | Pendennis Road Guide | Pendennis Road London, BR6, England, UK | London Streets by Street
Pendennis Road is located in the borough of Bromley
The nearest underground station to Pendennis Road is 'New Cross ' which is about 290 minutes to the North West.
There are 3 London streets also called Pendennis Road:
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/pendennis_road_483.html   (116 words)

 Kaiser Penguin » Blog Archive » Pendennis Cocktail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There is a hint of similarity between the two drinks, but that could be the tart taste of lime still lingering in my mouth from the Pendennis you see below.
The Pendennis is a sweeter version of The Grande Bretagne Cocktail, described in The Gentleman’s Companion Vol.
While I may not entirely agree with the author’s claim, this cocktail is dryer than the Pendennis and worth at least one go around.
www.kaiserpenguin.com /?p=17   (405 words)

 Information and personal details and facts of James Pendennis Holman
In 1861 and 1871 she was living at the Cornwall County Gaol in Bodmin.
In 1861 and 1871 he was living at the Cornwall County Gaol in Bodmin.
In 1871 she was living at the Cornwall County Gaol in Bodmin.
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /olsen/tree/info/f09.htm   (976 words)

 Pendennis Castle on AboutBritain.com
Discover Cornwall's greatest fortress, journey through 450 years of history from Tudor times to World War II and discover the wartime secrets of Pendennis Castle.
With its magnificent views of Falmouth and the estuary, Pendennis Castle is a fascinating day out for all the family whatever the weather.
Car: On Pendennis headland, 1 mile SE of Falmouth town centre.
www.aboutbritain.com /PendennisCastle.htm   (454 words)

 Pendennis, Kansas KS, profile (Lane County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Pendennis, Kansas KS, profile (Lane County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Kansas > All counties > Lane County > Pendennis
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pendennis travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lane County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=4939   (341 words)

 Pendennis - Thackeray William M.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Il maggiore faceva invariabilmente la sua comparsa alle dieci meno un quarto, con degli stivali lucidati di nero come non se ne trovavano in tutta Londra, una cravatta da mattina a scacchi che restava senza grinze fino all'ora di cena, un panciotto di pelle di bufalo con la corona della sovrana...
Thackeray (1811-1863) scrive Pendennis dal novembre 1848 al novembre 1850.
Thackeray è un giovane Artur Pendennis legatissimo alla madre (Anne Becher - Helen Pendennis) e alla cugina (Mary Graham - Laura Bell), è sventato, inconcludente e dedito al gioco.
www.internetbookshop.it /ser/serdsp.asp?shop=1&c=RNORD47OTDKTU   (412 words)

 Pendennis Castle Falmouth English Heritage @ Chycor Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pendennis Castle Falmouth English Heritage @ Chycor Cornwall
The newly refurbished Tudor gun room in the Keep and the underground defences of Half Moon Battery
On Pendennis headland, One mile SE of Falmouth town centre, signposted from the town.
www.chycor.co.uk /tourism/cata-guest/pendennis/pendennis_castle.htm   (65 words)

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