Cressy


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Cressy

(ˈkrɛsɪ)
n
(Placename) rare the former English name for Crécy

Cré•cy

or Cres•sy

(ˈkrɛs i)

n.
a village in N France, NNW of Reims: English victory over the French 1346.
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With the yew bow and cloth-yard shaft at Cressy and Agincourt--with the brown bill and pike under the brave Lord Willoughby--with culverin and demi-culverin against Spaniards and Dutchmen--with hand-grenade and sabre, and musket and bayonet, under Rodney and St.
Mr Lightwood murmured 'Vigorous Saxon spirit--Mrs Boffin's ancestors--bowmen--Agincourt and Cressy.'
But if some intelligent and accomplished friend points out to him, that the difficulties by which he is startled are more in appearance than reality, if, by reading aloud to him, or by reducing the ordinary words to the modern orthography, he satisfies his proselyte that only about one-tenth part of the words employed are in fact obsolete, the novice may be easily persuaded to approach the ``well of English undefiled,'' with the certainty that a slender degree of patience will enable him to enjoy both the humour and the pathos with which old Geoffrey delighted the age of Cressy and of Poictiers.
Coinciding with the publication of David Cressy's study on ritual in Tudor and Stuart England, Susan Karant-Nunn explores the function of ritual in early modern German society, examining how the emerging Lutheran and Calvinist liturgical forms were used and regarded as they replaced the Catholic rites.
Then, in 1975, Douglas Ogle and Peter Mazzeo rediscovered the rare tree along nearby Cressy Creek, now thought to be Ashe's original site.
"Our goal is to provide an aesthetic, attractive environment," says Donald Cressy, chairman of Cressy & Everett Commercial Co.
Rosemary O'Day writes about the clergy, Prest himself looks at lawyers, Margaret Pelling at medical practitioners, David Cressy at schoolteachers, D.
The officer eventually fell to the ground when the car mounted the pavement on Don Street in Old Aberdeen before Cressy, pictured, drove off.
Photo and interview opportunities will be available with Board of Health Chair Joe Cressy (Councillor for Ward 10 Spadina-Fort York) and Associate Medical Officer of Health Elizabeth Rea, as well as other health professionals and former TB patients.
The property is for sale at $2.895m with Tim Mitchell of Cressy & Everett Real Estate.
The living room Mike Leigh and Imelda Staunton The kitchen Cressy House in Stepney Green
Mike Leigh Imelda This included an apartment within Cressy House, an austere red-brick Victorian-era mansion block near Stepney Green tube station in E1, which was used to portray the home of Vera, played by Imelda Staunton.