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Buckingham

(ˈbʌkɪŋəm)
n
(Placename) a town in S central England, in Buckinghamshire; university (1975). Pop: 12 512 (2001)

Buckingham

(ˈbʌkɪŋəm)
n
1. (Biography) George Villiers, 1st Duke of. 1592–1628, English courtier and statesman; favourite of James I and Charles I: his arrogance, military incompetence, and greed increased the tensions between the King and Parliament that eventually led to the Civil War
2. (Biography) his son, George Villiers, 2nd Duke of. 1628–87, English courtier and writer; chief minister of Charles II and member of the Cabal (1667–73)

Buck•ing•ham

(ˈbʌk ɪŋ əm, -ˌhæm)

n.
1. George Villiers, 1st Duke of, 1592–1628, English lord high admiral 1617.
2. his son, George Villiers, 2nd Duke of, 1628–87, English courtier and author.
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Mr Brooks, 49, a "writer" also of Churchill, Oxfordshire; Ms Carter, 48, of Mildmay Road, Chelmsford, Essex; Mr Jorsling, 39, of Aldershot, Surrey; Mr Edwards, 47, of Ashmore Road, west London, and Mr Hanna, 49, of Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, learned of the charges at Hammersmith, Basildon, Sutton, Belgravia and Bethnal Green respectively.
Cook, 60, Tennis Lane, Winslow, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, pleaded guilty to harassing Mr Chesterman between October 2008 and last September.
Howard, of Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, hit Rhiannon as she walked with friends in Buckingham in April last year.

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