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  1. 08/05/2022 · Wessex was one of the four earldoms of Anglo-Danish England. In this period, the earldom of Wessex covered the lands of the old kingdom of Wessex, covering the counties of the south of England, and extending west to the Welsh border. During the reign of King Cnut, the earldom was conferred on Godwin at some time after 1020.

  2. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › NairnNairn - Wikipedia

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    King James VI of Scotland visited the town in 1589 and is said to have later remarked that the High Street was so long that the people at either end spoke different languages, Scots and Gaelic. The landward farmers and the fishing families at the harbour end spoke Doric, and the highlanders spoke Gaelic. Nairn, formerly split into Scottish Gaelic- ...

    The burgh of Nairn was a parliamentary burgh, combined with the burghs of Inverness, Fortrose and Forres, in the Inverness Burghs constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1708 to 1918. The constituency was abolished in 1918 and the Forres and Nairn components were merged into the then new constituency of Mor...

    The A96 from Inverness to Aberdeen currently passes through Nairn town itself. Fergus Ewing, Scottish National Party MSP for Inverness and Nairn (and before 2011 Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber), has been canvassing for a Nairn by-pass to be developed. At present Scottish Government investment in the transport infrastructure has focused on the I...

    There are two Church of Scotland congregations in the town. The Old Parish Church, commonly known as Nairn Old Parish Church, is on Academy Street in Nairn. A second working building is on the High Street. Nairn St Ninians was opened in 1881 as a Free Church of Scotland and is of a Gothic design, costing £7000 (equivalent c. £1m today). In 1900 The...

    Nairn is known as a golfing destination, with two 18 hole Championship golf courses. One of these, The Nairn Golf Club was established in 1887. Its designers include Archie Simpson, Old Tom Morris and James Braid. It has hosted many tournaments culminating in the 1999 Walker Cup and was the venue for the 2012 Curtis Cup. The second is Nairn Dunbar ...

    The town also hosts the Nairn International Jazz Festival each August, usually attracting some well-known and world class musicians. In 2007 Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton, who lives in Nairn, created a film festival entitled "Ballerina Ballroom Cinema of Dreams", which was held in the Nairn Public Hall.It generated worldwide press about the f...

    Like the rest of the British Isles, Nairn experiences a maritime climatewith cool summers and mild winters. It is one of the driest locations in Scotland due to the rain shadowing effect of the surrounding mountains.

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  3. Hace 22 horas · Michael John James George Robert Howard, 21st Earl of Suffolk & 14th Earl of Berkshire (born 27 March 1935), styled Viscount Andover until 1941, is an English peer. He succeeded his father, Charles Howard, 20th Earl of Suffolk, in 1941, when the latter was killed by a bomb he was attempting to defuse.

  4. 17/05/2022 · navigation Jump search System British noble titles from 1707 1800This article includes list general references, but lacks sufficient corresponding inline citations.

  5. 08/05/2022 · 2021 New Year Honours. The 2021 New Year Honours are appointments by some of the 16 Commonwealth realms to various orders and honours to recognise and reward good works by citizens of those countries. The New Year Honours are awarded as part of the New Year celebrations at the start of January and those for 2021 were announced on 30 December 2020.

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