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Monck

or Monk  (mŭngk), George First Duke of Albemarle. 1608-1670.
English general who was instrumental in the restoration of Charles II (1660) and supervised London during the plague of 1665.

Monck

(mʌŋk)
n
(Biography) George. 1st Duke of Albemarle. 1608–70, English general. In the Civil War he was a Royalist until captured (1644) and persuaded to support the Commonwealth. After Cromwell's death he was instrumental in the restoration of Charles II (1660)

Monck

Monk

(mʌŋk)

n.
George (1st Duke of Albemarle and Earl of Torrington), 1608–70, English general.
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Monck Mason (whose voyage from Dover to Weilburg in the balloon, "Nassau," occasioned so much excitement in 1837,) conceived the idea of employing the principle of the Archimedean screw for the purpose of propulsion through the air - rightly attributing the failure of Mr.
Cllr Peter Monck told colleagues on Tuesday night how the new electric sign would show "flood warning information" and give motorists a steer about when the flood gates would be shut.
That was the opening date of the hall - owned and designed by Sir Charles Monck MP - and the big day proved a grand affair.
Feb 3 is Four Chaplains Day 1660 - General Monck's regiment marched from the borders to London to keep order as Charles II was restored to the throne.
World Economic Forum communications chief Adrian Monck said it appeared to be the heaviest snowfall for the four-decades-old summit since 1999-2000, though he described it as more of an inconvenience than a real threat to attendance.
They lived in a Jacobean mansion addition to the medieval Belsay Castle until Sir Charles Monck, formerly Middleton, moved into his new hall in 1817.
With that much in the bank you could spend every night in the lap of luxury in the Dublin hotel's Lord Monck suite.
It was during the early months of 1660 that General Monck and others began to take steps to restore the monarchy, an outcome that was not beneficial for the army.
In this useful study, Wright focuses on five English poets, Anne Southwell, Anne Bradstreet, Katherine Philips, Anne Finch, and Mary Monck, thus covering figures from the seventeenth to early eighteenth centuries.
The authors devote their first eight chapters to the years between the King's murder and General Monck's actions.
In 1660 General George Monck was instrumental in the restoration of the monarchy and the parade was an extension of the tradition of loyalty to the Crown.
The visitors made a rapid start and were on the scoreboard with just over a minute on the clock thanks to smart handling that put prop James Monck over for a try that centre Rhys Pratchell converted.