Sentence Examples with the word Huntingdon

The church of St Helen is a fine Perpendicular building, restored and enlarged (1880); it contains monuments of the Huntingdon family, and an old finger-pillory for the punishment of misbehaviour in church.

Brit., 1848) and by Henry of Huntingdon in his Historia Anglorum (in Rer.

A college was founded, for the education of young men to the ministry of the Connexion, by Selina countess of Huntingdon in 1768 at Trevecca-isaf near Talgarth, Brecknockshire.

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Marrying Matilda, widow of Simon de St Liz and heiress of Waltheof, David received the earldom of Huntingdon and supposed himself to have claims over Northumberland, a cause of war for' three generations.

HENRY CROMWELL (1628-1674), fourth son of Oliver Cromwell, was born at Huntingdon on the 10th of January 1628, and served under his father during the latter part of the Civil War.

At this castle Mary queen of Scots was detained in 1569 under the custody of the earls of Huntingdon and Shrewsbury.

The earl of Huntingdon was probably a nickname for a hunter.

Their work received the sympathy of Wesley and liberal financial help from the Countess of Huntingdon (see Calvinistic Methodists).

Alba, the white or Huntingdon willow.

HUNTINGDON, a borough and the county-seat of Huntingdon county, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., on the Juniata river, about 150 m.