St Albans

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St. Al•bans

(ˈɔl bənz)
a city in W Hertfordshire, in SE England. 128,600.
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From Coventry he arrived at Daventry, from Daventry at Stratford, and from Stratford at Dunstable, whither he came the next day a little after noon, and within a few hours after Sophia had left it; and though he was obliged to stay here longer than he wished, while a smith, with great deliberation, shoed the post-horse he was to ride, he doubted not but to overtake his Sophia before she should set out from St Albans; at which place he concluded, and very reasonably, that his lordship would stop and dine.
And had he been right in this conjecture, he most probably would have overtaken his angel at the aforesaid place; but unluckily my lord had appointed a dinner to be prepared for him at his own house in London, and, in order to enable him to reach that place in proper time, he had ordered a relay of horses to meet him at St Albans. When Jones therefore arrived there, he was informed that the coach-and-six had set out two hours before.
The gay canon forced to withdraw his candidature as Bishop of Reading has been named the next Dean of St Albans.
NEW Watford boss Ray Lewington got off to a winning start as the Hornets beat St Albans City at Clarence Park.
ST Albans rising baseball star Luke Fish had a magnificent weekend to remember and played a major part in putting a dent into Grange Catholics title ambitions.
St Albans will now represent Newcastle in the competition's county round in January.
Top marks: Teachers Dr Hassan Hassan and Misoon Ali at work in the classroom at St Albans' Academy in Highgate, below.
Coventry Bears ...............4 St Albans Centurions ..56 COVENTRY Bears were comprehensively beaten by an excellent St Albans Centurions side in the Co-operative Rugby League Conference Grand Final.
Blue Coat School old boy Commander Steve Dainton and his crew, currently on patrol with HMS St Albans, assisted a distressed Iraqi fishming dhow while in the North Arabian Gulf.
Llanrumney continued their purple patch in the Welsh Baseball Union's Premier Division when they overwhelmed St Albans after a particularly fine bowling display.
GAY cleric Canon Jeffrey John was installed as Dean of St Albans yesterday in the face of opposition from evangelicals.