Cinque Ports


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Cinque Ports

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A group of seaports of southeast England (originally Hastings, Romney, Hythe, Dover, and Sandwich) that formed a maritime and defensive association in the 11th century. Their importance waned after the Anglo-French conflicts of the 14th century.

Cinque Ports

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(Historical Terms) an association of ports on the SE coast of England, originally consisting of Hastings, Romney, Hythe, Dover, and Sandwich, which from late Anglo-Saxon times provided ships for the king's service in return for the profits of justice in their courts. The Cinque Ports declined with the growth of other ports and surrendered their charters in 1685

Cinque′ Ports′

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a former association of maritime towns in SE England, consisting of Hastings, Romney, Hythe, Dover, and Sandwich, formed in 1278 to assist in the naval defense of England.
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It seems that some honest mariners of Dover, or Sandwich, or some one of the Cinque Ports, had after a hard chase succeeded in killing and beaching a fine whale which they had originally descried afar off from the shore.
14 - Open venues throughout the tournament's history, with Prestwick, Musselburgh, Royal Cinque Ports and Prince's Golf Club no longer on the rotation.
A The Five Doogies B The Big Five C Cinque Ports D Mainland Ports 6.
1978: The Queen Mother was appointed Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports in succession to the late Sir Robert Menzies.
Police said they arrested a man, 24, after the smash on Friday night at the Cinque Ports Arms in New Romney, Kent.
Park Holidays was originally established in 1985 under the name Cinque Ports Leisure Ltd.
Perhaps the only other man who will savour his place in next month's field as much is Matthew Southgate, who came through the qualifying event at Royal Cinque Ports yesterday.
They will now go ahead to the final round of regional qualfiying, which takes place next Tuesday at four courses - Gailes Links, Hillside, Royal Cinque Ports and Woburn - from which 12 places will be available for the R&As big event.
A Burgers B Fish and chips C Pizza D Pasta QUESTION 3 - for 3 points: Prior to UEFA Euro 2016 when was the last time the Wales football team qualified for B Books C Hardware D Antiques QUESTION 7 - for 7 points: Which of the following was not one of the original five Cinque Ports? A Folkestone B Hastings C Sandwich D Dover QUESTION 8 - for 8 points: After which wartime hero did the Coronation Street character Hilda Ogden name her cat?
A Grocery B Books C Hardware D Antiques QUESTION 7 - for 7 points: Which of the following was not one of the original five Cinque Ports? A Folkestone B Hastings C Sandwich D Dover QUESTION 8 - for 8 points: After which wartime hero did the Coronation Street character Hilda Ogden name her cat?
The town of Rye is 10 minutes by car - one of the historic Cinque Ports, now filled with cute independent shops and cafes.
The 21-year-old two-handicapper from Aberystwyth fired a spectacular two-under-par 69 over the testing Royal Cinque Ports course at Deal for a 36-hole aggregate of 142 to be among the top eight.