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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Now the Cinque Ports are partially or somehow under the jurisdiction of a sort of policeman or beadle, called a Lord Warden.
Police said they arrested a man, 24, after the smash on Friday night at the Cinque Ports Arms in New Romney, Kent.
1978: The Queen Mother was appointed Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports in succession to the late Sir Robert Menzies.
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.
The town of Rye is 10 minutes by car - one of the historic Cinque Ports, now filled with cute independent shops and cafes.
Direct modeling was performed with Geomodel(c) software for the Cinque Ports seamount as an example of typical isolated seamount in order to separate the effect of the seamount and magnetic fabric of the ocean floor.
Marsh burst onto the international scene after reaching the last eight in the British Amateur Championship at Royal Cinque Ports last June.
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.
These attempts included antipiracy agreements of the type forged during the Middle Ages by the Cinque Ports (a group of harbor towns on England's southeast coast) and by the Hanseatic League (city-states on the North Sea and the Baltic).
Brian Mason, who runs Cinque Ports Racing in Hythe, explained: "We're three miles from the course and, as wonderful as going to Ascot is, I'd simply prefer to be at Folkestone.