Sentence Examples with the word boroughbridge

In 1504 the bailiff and inhabitants of Boroughbridge received a grant of two fairs, and Charles II.

Its course is generally easterly as long as it is confined by these uplands, but on debauching upon the central plain of Yorkshire it takes a southeasterly turn and flows past Ripon and Boroughbridge to form, by its union with the Swale, the river Ouse, which drains to the Humber.

The rebels displayed great indecision, and Lancaster proved such a bad general that he was finally driven into the north and beaten at the battle of Boroughbridge (March 16, 1322), where his chief associate, the earl of Hereford, was slain.

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The history of Boroughbridge during the early 14th century centres round the war with Scotland, and culminates with the battle fought there in 1321.