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The A1 is the longest numbered road in the UK, at.
The A167 is a road in North East England.
Alcalá de Guadaíra is a town located approximately 17 km southeast of Seville, Spain; in recent years the expansion of Seville has meant that Alcalá has become a suburb of that city.
Aldhun of Durham (died 1018 or 1019), also known as Ealdhun, was the last Bishop of Lindisfarne (based at Chester-le-Street) and the first Bishop of Durham.
In a Catholic church, the altar is the structure upon which the Eucharist is celebrated.
Andrew Charles Thomas Gomarsall MBE (born 24 July 1974 in Durham) is a former rugby union player who played at scrum-half for Leeds Carnegie and England.
Anna Maria Porter (1780–1832) was a British poet and novelist.
Anne Stevenson (born January 3, 1933) is an American-British poet and writer.
Antony Bek (also spelled Beck and Beke; died 3 March 1311) was a medieval bishop of Durham.
The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior bishop and principal leader of the Church of England, the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Canterbury.
Sir Arnold Whittaker Wolfendale FRS (born 25 June 1927) GRO Register of Births: SEP 1927 6d 1198a RUGBY – Arnold W. Wolfendale, mmn.
Arriva North East Arriva Northumbria Limited formerly Northumbria Motor Services Limited is a bus operator in North East England.
Art of Noise (also The Art of Noise) were an English avant-garde synth-pop group formed in early 1983 by engineer/producer Gary Langan and programmer J. J. Jeczalik, along with arranger Anne Dudley, producer Trevor Horn and music journalist Paul Morley.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General (sometimes abbreviated as AG) or Attorney-General (plural: Attorneys General (traditional) or Attorney Generals) is the main legal advisor to the government, and in some jurisdictions, they may also have executive responsibility for law enforcement, prosecutions or even responsibility for legal affairs generally.
Auckland Castle, also known as Auckland Palace and locally as the Bishop's Castle or Bishop's Palace, is located in Bishop Auckland, its neighbouring town in County Durham, England.
Axminster is a market town and civil parish on the eastern border of the county of Devon in England, some from the county town of Exeter.
Banská Bystrica (also known by other alternative names) is a city in central Slovakia located on the Hron River in a long and wide valley encircled by the mountain chains of the Low Tatras, the Veľká Fatra, and the Kremnica Mountains.
Barnabe Barnes (c. 1571–1609), was an English poet.
The Battle of Neville's Cross took place less than half a mile to the west of Durham, England, on 17 October 1346, within sight of the Cathedral.
Bearpark is a village and civil parish in County Durham in England.
Bede (italic; 672/3 – 26 May 735), also known as Saint Bede, Venerable Bede, and Bede the Venerable (Bēda Venerābilis), was an English Benedictine monk at the monastery of St.
Belmont Community School (formerly known as Belmont School Community Arts College) is a comprehensive school in Belmont, County Durham, England.
A bier is a stand on which a corpse, coffin, or casket containing a corpse, is placed to lie in state or to be carried to the grave.
Bishop Auckland is a market town and civil parish in County Durham in north east England.
The Bishop of Durham is the Anglican bishop responsible for the Diocese of Durham in the Province of York.
Blue Peter is a British children's television programme, currently shown live on the CBBC television channel.
Brandon and Byshottles is a civil parish and electoral ward in County Durham, England.
The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) is a partly publicly-funded body which aims to advance geoscientific knowledge of the United Kingdom landmass and its continental shelf by means of systematic surveying, monitoring and research.
Bubonic plague is one of three types of plague caused by bacterium Yersinia pestis.
Cyril Edwin Mitchinson Joad (12 August 1891 – 9 April 1953) was an English philosopher and broadcasting personality.
A canon (from the Latin canonicus, itself derived from the Greek κανονικός, kanonikós, "relating to a rule", "regular") is a member of certain bodies subject to an ecclesiastical rule.
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England.
The Celtic languages are a group of related languages descended from Proto-Celtic, or "Common Celtic"; a branch of the greater Indo-European language family.
The ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.
A chapter (capitulum or capitellum) is one of several bodies of clergy in Roman Catholic, Anglican, and Nordic Lutheran churches or their gatherings.
Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.
In England and Wales, charter trustees are set up to maintain the continuity of a town charter or city charter after a district with the status of a borough or city has been abolished, until such time as a parish council is established.
Charters is a surname.
Chester-le-Street is a town in County Durham, England.
A choir (also known as a quire, chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.
The Chorister School is a co-educational independent school for the 3 to 13 age range.
Christopher Smart (11 April 1722 – 21 May 1771), was an English poet.
The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.
City status in the United Kingdom is granted by the monarch of the United Kingdom to a select group of communities:, there are 69 cities in the United Kingdom – 51 in England, six in Wales, seven in Scotland and five in Northern Ireland.
In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.
The College of St Hild and St Bede, also known as Hild Bede, is a college of Durham University in England.
Collingwood College is a college of Durham University in England.
A commonwealth is a traditional English term for a political community founded for the common good.
Consett Association Football Club is a football club based in Consett in County Durham, England.
The United Kingdom (UK) comprises four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Countryfile is a British television programme which airs weekly on BBC One and reports on rural, agricultural, and environmental issues in the United Kingdom.
County Durham (locally) is a county in North East England.
In England, a county palatine or palatinate was an area ruled by a hereditary nobleman enjoying special authority and autonomy from the rest of a kingdom or empire.
A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.
The Court of Chancery of the County Palatine of Durham and Sadberge was a court of chancery that exercised jurisdiction within the County Palatine of Durham until it was merged into the High Court in 1972.
The Court of Claims in the United Kingdom is a special court established after the accession of a new Sovereign to judge the validity of the claims of persons to perform certain honorary services at the coronation of the new monarch.
The Courts Act 1971 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (c 23) the purpose of which was to reform and modernise the courts system of England and Wales.
Crook Hall is a 14th-century Grade I listed manor house which stands off Sidegate in the Framwelgate area of the city of Durham.
Crossgate is a small area of housing that sits above North Road but below the Neville's Cross area of Durham.
Cuthbert (c. 634 – 20 March 687) is a saint of the early Northumbrian church in the Celtic tradition.
Cuthbert Tunstall (otherwise spelt Tunstal or Tonstall; 1474 – 18 November 1559) was an English Scholastic, church leader, diplomat, administrator and royal adviser.
Darlington is a large market town in County Durham, in North East England.
A dean, in a church context, is a cleric holding certain positions of authority within a religious hierarchy.
The DH postcode area, also known as the Durham postcode area, is a group of postcode districts around Chester le Street, Consett, Durham, Houghton le Spring and Stanley in England.
The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.
The word diocese is derived from the Greek term διοίκησις meaning "administration".
In theology, divine providence, or just providence, is God's intervention in the universe.
A dun is an ancient or medieval fort.
The Dun Cow is a common motif in English folklore.
The Durham (County Palatine) Act 1836 (6 & 7 Will 4 c 19) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Durham and Framwelgate was a municipal borough with the status of city in County Durham, England.
Durham Castle is a Norman castle in the city of Durham, England, which has been wholly occupied since 1840 by University College, Durham.
The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, commonly known as Durham Cathedral and home of the Shrine of St Cuthbert, is a cathedral in the city of Durham, United Kingdom, the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Durham.
Durham City Association Football Club is a football club based in Durham, England.
The Durham City congestion charge was the first congestion charge to be introduced in the UK in October 2002.
Durham College Rowing (commonly abbreviated to DCR) represents all sixteen College Boat Clubs in Durham University, encompassing approximately half of the rowers, scullers and coxes in the region of North East England.
Durham Constabulary is the territorial police force responsible for policing the non-metropolitan county of County Durham and the unitary authority of Darlington.
Durham County Council is the local authority of the non-metropolitan County Durham (i.e. excluding the ceremonial county's boroughs of Darlington, Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees, which have their own unitary authority councils) in North East England.
The City of Durham was, from 1974 to 2009, a non-metropolitan district of County Durham in North East England, with the status of borough and city.
Durham High School for Girls is a single-sex independent day school for girls aged 3 to 18 years old in Durham, United Kingdom.
Durham Indoor Market is a covered market located off the Market Place in the City of Durham, England.
Durham Johnston Comprehensive School is a secondary school in Durham, UK.
The Durham Miners' Gala is a large annual gathering held on the second Saturday in July in the city of Durham, England.
Durham Museum and Heritage Centre is a museum in Durham, England.
Durham railway station is on the East Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom, serving the city of Durham in the North East of England.
Durham Regatta is a rowing regatta held annually on the second weekend in June on the River Wear in Durham, North East of England.
Durham was a rural district in County Durham, England from 1894 to 1974.
Durham School is an English independent boarding school for pupils aged between 3 and 18 years.
Durham School Boat Club (DSBC) is a school club offering rowing to students, parents, friends and other local schools.
Durham Sixth Form Centre is a mixed sixth form located in Durham, County Durham, England.
Durham Students' Union is the students' union of Durham University in Durham, England.
Durham Tees Valley Airport is an international airport located just east of Darlington in County Durham, north-east England, about south-west of Middlesbrough and south of Durham.
Durham University (legally the University of Durham) is a collegiate public research university in Durham, North East England, with a second campus in Stockton-on-Tees.
Durham University Boat Club (DUBC) is the Rowing club of Durham University in England.
The Durham University Observatory is a weather observatory owned and operated by the University of Durham.
Durham Women F.C. is a women's football club based in Durham, North East England.
The Durham Wasps were an ice hockey team located in Durham and was one of England's most well-known names in ice hockey.
Durham is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States.
Durham (locally) is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England.
Durham is a town in Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States.
Durham is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
The East Coast Main Line (ECML) is a major railway link between London and Edinburgh via Peterborough, Doncaster, York, Darlington, Durham and Newcastle; it is presently electrified along the whole route.
East Durham College, formerly known as East Durham & Houghall Community College, is a community college with campuses in Peterlee and Houghall, south-east of Durham.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Edward Bradley (25 March 1827 – 12 December 1889) was an English clergyman and novelist.
Edward I (17/18 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots (Malleus Scotorum), was King of England from 1272 to 1307.
Elvet is an area of the city of Durham, in County Durham, in England.
Elvet Bridge is a mediaeval masonry arch bridge across the River Wear in the city of Durham, in County Durham, England.
Emeritus, in its current usage, is an adjective used to designate a retired professor, pastor, bishop, pope, director, president, prime minister, or other person.
The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.
The English Football League (EFL) is a league competition featuring professional football clubs from England and Wales.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
Fasting is the willing abstinence or reduction from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time.
Framwelgate (or Framwellgate) is an area of Durham, County Durham, England.
Framwellgate Bridge is a mediaeval masonry arch bridge across the River Wear, in Durham, England.
Framwellgate Moor is a village and civil parish in County Durham, England.
Framwellgate School Durham is a large state secondary school and sixth form centre located in the Framwellgate Moor area of Durham City, County Durham, England.
Frost or freezing occurs when the temperature of air falls below the freezing point of water (0 °C, 32 °F, 273.15 K).
Further education (often abbreviated FE) in the United Kingdom and Ireland is education in addition to that received at secondary school, that is distinct from the higher education (HE) offered in universities and other academic institutions.
A gatehouse is a building enclosing or accompanying a gateway for a town, religious house, castle, manor house, or other buildings of importance.
Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear, England, on the southern bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne.
George Henry Camsell (27 November 1902 – 7 March 1966) was an English footballer who scored a club record 325 league goals in 419 games for Middlesbrough, and 18 goals in 9 appearances for England.
Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1714 and 1830.
Gilesgate is a place in County Durham, England.
Go North East is the largest operator of bus services in North East England operating services in the counties of Tyne and Wear, County Durham and Northumberland with a fleet of 680 buses.
St Godric of Finchale (or St Goderic) (c. 1065 – 21 May 1170) was an English hermit, merchant and popular medieval saint, although he was never formally canonised.
Gordon Scurfield (9 June 1924 – 24 September 1996) was an English biologist and author, active in Australia, with expertise in botany and ecology.
Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.
Graffiti (plural of graffito: "a graffito", but "these graffiti") are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted, typically illicitly, on a wall or other surface, often within public view.
The Great North Road was the main highway between London and Scotland.
In United Kingdom town planning, the green belt is a policy for controlling urban growth.
Grey College is a college of the University of Durham in England.
Hartlepool United Football Club is a professional association football club based in Hartlepool, County Durham, England.
Hatfield College is a college of Durham University in England.
A head race is a time-trial competition in the sport of rowing, also known as crew to a few USA organizations.
Henry III (1 October 1207 – 16 November 1272), also known as Henry of Winchester, was King of England, Lord of Ireland, and Duke of Aquitaine from 1216 until his death.
Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death.
This is a list of the High Sheriffs of the English County of Durham In most counties the High Sheriff is the oldest secular office under the Crown.
A hillfort is a type of earthworks used as a fortified refuge or defended settlement, located to exploit a rise in elevation for defensive advantage.
The rise of the lunatic asylum and its gradual transformation into, and eventual replacement by, the modern psychiatric hospital, explains the rise of organised, institutional psychiatry.
HM Prison Durham is a Georgian era local Category B men's prison, located in the Elvet area of Durham in County Durham, England.
The house of correction was a type of establishment built after the passing of the Elizabethan Poor Law (1601), places where those who were "unwilling to work", including vagrants and beggars, were set to work.
The House of Lords of the United Kingdom, also known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, CBE (13 March 18841 June 1941) was an English novelist.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
Incorruptibility is a Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox belief that divine intervention allows some human bodies (specifically saints and beati) to avoid the normal process of decomposition after death as a sign of their holiness.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
John Meade Falkner (8 May 1858 – 22 July 1932) was an English novelist and poet, best known for his 1898 novel, Moonfleet.
James Martin Fenton FRSL FRSA (born 25 April 1949, Lincoln) is an English poet, journalist and literary critic.
James Douglas Graham Wood (born 1 November 1965 in Durham, England)"WOOD, James Douglas Graham", Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edn, Oxford University Press, December 2011; online edn, November 2011, is an English literary critic, essayist and novelist.
Jane Porter (17 January 1776 – 24 May 1850) was a historical novelist, dramatist and literary figure.
Jászberény is a city and market centre in Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county in Hungary.
Józef Boruwłaski (1739–1837) was a Polish-born dwarf and musician who toured in European and Turkish courts.
Jerusalem (יְרוּשָׁלַיִם; القُدس) is a city in the Middle East, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.
John Bacchus Dykes (10 March 1823 – 22 January 1876) was an English clergyman and hymnist.
John Cosin (30 November 1594 – 15 January 1672) was an English churchman.
John Garth (1721 – 1810) was an English composer, born in Harperley, near Witton-le-Wear, Co. Durham.
John Gully (21 August 1783 – 9 March 1863) was an English prize-fighter, horse racer and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1832 to 1837.
Major General John Hay Beith, CBE (17 April 1876 – 22 September 1952), was a British schoolmaster and soldier, but he is best remembered as a novelist, playwright, essayist and historian who wrote under the pen name Ian Hay.
Sir John Grant McKenzie Laws PC (born 10 May 1945), is a former Lord Justice of Appeal.
Joseph Spence (28 April 1699 – 20 August 1768) was a historian, literary scholar and anecdotist, most famous for his collection of anecdotes (published in 1820) that are an invaluable resource for historians of 18th-century English literature (Augustan literature).
A judge is a person who presides over court proceedings, either alone or as a part of a panel of judges.
A keep (from the Middle English kype) is a type of fortified tower built within castles during the Middle Ages by European nobility.
Kemble is the name of a family of English actors, who reigned over the English stage for many decades.
Kepier Hospital (properly the Hospital of St Giles of Kepier) was a medieval hospital at Kepier, Durham, England.
Kingsgate Bridge is a striking, modern reinforced concrete construction footbridge across the River Wear, in Durham, England.
Sir Kingsley Charles Dunham FRS FGS FRSE (2 January 1910 – 5 April 2001) was one of the leading British geologists and mineralogists of the 20th century.
Kostroma (p) is a historic city and the administrative center of Kostroma Oblast, Russia.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Lawrence of Durham (died 1154) was a 12th-century English prelate, Latin poet and hagiographer.
Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.
The Libellus de exordio atque procursu istius, hoc est Dunhelmensis, ecclesie (Tract on the Origins and Progress of this the Church of Durham), in short Libellus de exordio, is a historical work of marked literary character composed and compiled in the early 12th-century and traditionally attributed to Symeon of Durham.
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, also known simply as Holy Island, is a tidal island off the northeast coast of England, which constitutes the civil parish of Holy Island in Northumberland.
This is an incomplete list of people who have served as Deputy Lieutenant of County Durham.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Durham.
The Lord Mayor of London is the City of London's mayor and leader of the City of London Corporation.
Lorna Hill (born Lorna Leatham, 21 February 1902 in Durham, England, died 17 August 1991 in Keswick, Cumbria), was an English author of over 40 books for children.
The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.
Maiden Castle is an Iron Age promontory fort in Durham, England.
Manchester City Women's Football Club (formerly Manchester City Ladies F.C.) are an English women's football club based in Manchester who play in the FA Women's Super League and are current champions.
Mark Noble (1754–1827) was an English clergyman, biographer and antiquary.
Mary Ann Cotton (Robson; 31 October 1832 – 24 March 1873) was an English serial killer, convicted of, and hanged for, the murder by poisoning of her stepson Charles Edward Cotton.
Mary, Lady Stewart (born Mary Florence Elinor Rainbow; 17 September 1916 – 9 May 2014), was a British novelist who developed the romantic mystery genre, featuring smart, adventurous heroines who could hold their own in dangerous situations.
Matthew James Baker (born 23 December 1977) is an English television presenter, best known for his television work with the BBC.
Max Ferguson, OC (February 10, 1924 – March 7, 2013) was a Canadian radio personality and satirist, best known for his long-running radio programs Rawhide and The Max Ferguson Show on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).
A meander is one of a series of regular sinuous curves, bends, loops, turns, or windings in the channel of a river, stream, or other watercourse.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
The Met Office (officially the Meteorological Office) is the United Kingdom's national weather service.
Arthur Michael Ramsey, Baron Ramsey of Canterbury, (14 November 1904 – 23 April 1988) was an English Anglican bishop and life peer.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Middlesbrough Football Club is a professional association football club based in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England.
A milkmaid (or milk maid) was a girl or woman who milked cows.
The mitre (British English) (Greek: μίτρα, "headband" or "turban") or miter (American English; see spelling differences), is a type of headgear now known as the traditional, ceremonial head-dress of bishops and certain abbots in traditional Christianity.
The Municipal Corporations Act 1835 (5 & 6 Wm. IV., c.76), sometimes known as the Municipal Reform Act, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that reformed local government in the incorporated boroughs of England and Wales.
Mustard is a condiment made from the seeds of a mustard plant (white/ yellow mustard, Sinapis alba; brown/ Indian mustard, Brassica juncea; or black mustard, Brassica nigra).
Nakskov is a town in south Denmark.
Nathaniel Crew, 3rd Baron Crew (31 January 16331 November 1721) was Bishop of Oxford from 1671 to 1674, then Bishop of Durham from 1674 to 1721.
National Express is an intercity and InterRegional coach operator providing services throughout Great Britain.
Neville's Cross is a place in County Durham, in England.
New College Durham is a further and higher education college and a sixth form college in County Durham, England.
Newcastle International Airport is an international airport located near the main area of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, about 6.5 miles (10.5km) north-west of the city centre.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
The term Norman architecture is used to categorise styles of Romanesque architecture developed by the Normans in the various lands under their dominion or influence in the 11th and 12th centuries.
The Norman conquest of England (in Britain, often called the Norman Conquest or the Conquest) was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, Flemish and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled William the Conqueror.
North East England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
Northern England, also known simply as the North, is the northern part of England, considered as a single cultural area.
The Northern League is a men's football league in north east England for semi-professional and amateur teams.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.
Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements from about the 9th to the 13th century.
Oliver Cromwell (25 April 15993 September 1658) was an English military and political leader.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Patrick Joseph "Paddy" McAloon is an English singer-songwriter and a founder of the band Prefab Sprout.
Palace Green is an area of grass in the centre of Durham, England, flanked by Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle.
The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
A palatine or palatinus (in Latin; plural palatini; cf. derivative spellings below) is a high-level official attached to imperial or royal courts in Europe since Roman times.
A parish council is a civil local authority found in England and is the first tier of local government.
Park and ride (or incentive parking) facilities are parking lots with public transport connections that allow commuters and other people heading to city centres to leave their vehicles and transfer to a bus, rail system (rapid transit, light rail, or commuter rail), or carpool for the remainder of the journey.
Patricia Mary W. Barker, CBE, FRSL (née Drake; born 8 May 1943) is an English writer and novelist.
Paul David Collingwood MBE (born 26 May 1976) is an English cricketer, having played all three formats of the game internationally for England.
Pauline Murray (born 8 March 1958) is best known as the lead singer of the punk rock band Penetration, originally formed in 1976.
A pen name (nom de plume, or literary double) is a pseudonym (or, in some cases, a variant form of a real name) adopted by an author and printed on the title page or by-line of their works in place of their "real" name.
Penetration is a punk rock band from County Durham, England formed in 1976.
A peninsula (paeninsula from paene "almost” and insula "island") is a piece of land surrounded by water on the majority of its border, while being connected to a mainland from which it extends.
Sir Peter Vardy DL (born 4 March 1947) is a British businessman and philanthropist from Houghton-le-Spring in Sunderland.
A pilgrim (from the Latin peregrinus) is a traveler (literally one who has come from afar) who is on a journey to a holy place.
Pity Me is a suburban village of Durham, England, located north of Framwellgate Moor and west of Newton Hall.
Prebends Bridge, along with Framwellgate and Elvet, is one of three stone-arch bridges in the centre of Durham, England, that cross the River Wear.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values.
A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.
The Representation of the People Act 1832 (known informally as the 1832 Reform Act, Great Reform Act or First Reform Act to distinguish it from subsequent Reform Acts) was an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom (indexed as 2 & 3 Will. IV c. 45) that introduced wide-ranging changes to the electoral system of England and Wales.
A regatta is a series of boat races.
Reginald of Durham (died c. 1190) was a Benedictine monk and hagiologist, a member of the Durham Priory and associated with the Coldingham Priory.
The regions of England, formerly known as the government office regions, are the highest tier of sub-national division in England.
In religion, a relic usually consists of the physical remains of a saint or the personal effects of the saint or venerated person preserved for purposes of veneration as a tangible memorial.
The Restoration of the English monarchy took place in the Stuart period.
Richard Caddel (13 July 1949 – 1 April 2003) was a poet, publisher and editor who was a key figure in the British Poetry Revival.
Richard Foxe (sometimes Richard Fox) (1448 – 5 October 1528) was an English churchman, successively Bishop of Exeter, Bath and Wells, Durham, and Winchester, Lord Privy Seal, and founder of Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
The River Browney is a river in County Durham, England, and the largest tributary of the River Wear.
The River Team is a tributary of the River Tyne in Gateshead, England.
The River Tyne is a river in North East England and its length (excluding tributaries) is.
The River Wear in North East England rises in the Pennines and flows eastwards, mostly through County Durham to the North Sea in the City of Sunderland.
Robert Surtees (1779 – 13 February 1834) was a celebrated English historian and antiquary of his native County Durham.
Roberta Blackman-Woods (born Roberta Carol Woods; 16 August 1957) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the City of Durham since 2005.
Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, CBE (born 6 January 1955) is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter best known for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr. Bean.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
The Scottish people (Scots: Scots Fowk, Scottish Gaelic: Albannaich), or Scots, are a nation and ethnic group native to Scotland. Historically, they emerged from an amalgamation of two Celtic-speaking peoples, the Picts and Gaels, who founded the Kingdom of Scotland (or Alba) in the 9th century. Later, the neighbouring Celtic-speaking Cumbrians, as well as Germanic-speaking Anglo-Saxons and Norse, were incorporated into the Scottish nation. In modern usage, "Scottish people" or "Scots" is used to refer to anyone whose linguistic, cultural, family ancestral or genetic origins are from Scotland. The Latin word Scoti originally referred to the Gaels, but came to describe all inhabitants of Scotland. Considered archaic or pejorative, the term Scotch has also been used for Scottish people, primarily outside Scotland. John Kenneth Galbraith in his book The Scotch (Toronto: MacMillan, 1964) documents the descendants of 19th-century Scottish pioneers who settled in Southwestern Ontario and affectionately referred to themselves as 'Scotch'. He states the book was meant to give a true picture of life in the community in the early decades of the 20th century. People of Scottish descent live in many countries other than Scotland. Emigration, influenced by factors such as the Highland and Lowland Clearances, Scottish participation in the British Empire, and latterly industrial decline and unemployment, have resulted in Scottish people being found throughout the world. Scottish emigrants took with them their Scottish languages and culture. Large populations of Scottish people settled the new-world lands of North and South America, Australia and New Zealand. Canada has the highest level of Scottish descendants per capita in the world and the second-largest population of Scottish descendants, after the United States. Scotland has seen migration and settlement of many peoples at different periods in its history. The Gaels, the Picts and the Britons have their respective origin myths, like most medieval European peoples. Germanic peoples, such as the Anglo-Saxons, arrived beginning in the 7th century, while the Norse settled parts of Scotland from the 8th century onwards. In the High Middle Ages, from the reign of David I of Scotland, there was some emigration from France, England and the Low Countries to Scotland. Some famous Scottish family names, including those bearing the names which became Bruce, Balliol, Murray and Stewart came to Scotland at this time. Today Scotland is one of the countries of the United Kingdom, and the majority of people living there are British citizens.
Sherburn Village it is part of the unitary authority of County Durham lying 3.5 miles east of Durham in the north east of England.
A sheriff is a government official, with varying duties, existing in some countries with historical ties to England, where the office originated.
Shotley Bridge is a village, adjoining the town of Consett in County Durham, England.
A shrine (scrinium "case or chest for books or papers"; Old French: escrin "box or case") is a holy or sacred place, which is dedicated to a specific deity, ancestor, hero, martyr, saint, daemon, or similar figure of awe and respect, at which they are venerated or worshipped.
In the education systems of England, Northern Ireland, Wales and some other Commonwealth countries, sixth form (sometimes referred to as Key Stage 5) represents the final 1-3 years of secondary education (high school), where students (typically between 16 and 18 years of age) prepare for their A-level (or equivalent) examinations.
Somme is a department of France, located in the north of the country and named after the Somme river.
South Street is an affluent residential street in Durham, England, on the banks of the River Wear.
St Aidan's College is a college of the University of Durham in England.
St Cuthbert's Church is a Roman Catholic parish church in Durham, England.
St Cuthbert's Society, colloquially known as Cuths, is a college of Durham University.
St John's College is a college of the University of Durham, United Kingdom.
St Leonard's Catholic School is a voluntary aided Roman Catholic comprehensive school in Durham, England.
St Margaret's Church Durham is an active parish Church situated on Crossgate in the city of Durham in the North-East of England.
St Mary's College is a college of Durham University in England.
St Nicholas' Church, commonly known as St Nic's, is a Church of England place of worship located on Durham marketplace and is the city's civic church.
St Oswald's Church is a Church of England parish church in Durham, County Durham.
Stephanie Jayne Houghton, (born 23 April 1988) is an English footballer, who both plays for and captains Manchester City and the England women's national football team.
George Stephen Kemble (21 April 1758 – 5 June 1822) was a successful British theatre manager, actor, and writer, and a member of the famous Kemble family.
Steven John Howard (born 10 May 1976) is a former professional footballer who played as a striker.
A steward is an official who is appointed by the legal ruling monarch to represent them in a country, and may have a mandate to govern it in their name; in the latter case, synonymous with the position of regent, vicegerent, viceroy (for Romance languages), governor, or deputy (the Roman rector, praefectus or vicarius).
Stuart Parnaby (born 19 July 1982) is an English retired professional footballer who played as a right back.
Sunderland is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 10 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne, 12 miles northeast of Durham, 101 miles southeast of Edinburgh, 104 miles north-northeast of Manchester, 77 miles north of Leeds, and 240 miles north-northwest of London.
The Supreme Court of Judicature Act 1873 (sometimes known as the Judicature Act 1873) was an act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom in 1873.
Symeon (or Simeon) of Durham (died after 1129) was an English chronicler and a monk of Durham Priory.
Tübingen is a traditional university town in central Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
In geography, the temperate or tepid climates of Earth occur in the middle latitudes, which span between the tropics and the polar regions of Earth.
The Bailey, or The Peninsula, is a historic area in the centre of Durham, England.
The Buggles were an English new wave band formed in London, England in 1977 by singer and bassist Trevor Horn and keyboardist Geoffrey Downes.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The One Show is a British television magazine and chat show programme.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The Victoria is a Grade II listed public house at 86 Hallgarth Street, Durham DH1 3AS.
The title of third-oldest university in England is claimed by three institutions: Durham University as the third oldest officially recognised university (1832) and the third to confer degrees (1837); the University of London as the third university to be granted a Royal Charter (1836); and University College London as it was founded as London University (1826) and was the third oldest university institution to start teaching (1828).
Thomas Becket (also known as Saint Thomas of Canterbury, Thomas of London, and later Thomas à Becket; (21 December c. 1119 (or 1120) – 29 December 1170) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 1170. He is venerated as a saint and martyr by both the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion. He engaged in conflict with Henry II, King of England, over the rights and privileges of the Church and was murdered by followers of the king in Canterbury Cathedral. Soon after his death, he was canonised by Pope Alexander III.
Thomas Morton (1764 – 28 March 1838) was an English playwright.
Thornaby-on-Tees is a royal charter town, civil parish and former borough in North Yorkshire, England.
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007.
In Christianity, the translation of relics is the removal of holy objects from one locality to another (usually a higher status location); usually only the movement of the remains of the saint's body would be treated so formally, with secondary relics such as items of clothing treated with less ceremony.
Trevelyan College (known colloquially as Trevs) is a college of Durham University, England.
Trevor Charles Horn (born 15 July 1949) is an English bassist, singer, songwriter, music producer, and recording studio and label owner.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
Unitary authorities of England are local authorities that are responsible for the provision of all local government services within a district.
University College, informally known as Castle, is a college of the University of Durham in England.
In England, an unparished area is an area that is not covered by a civil parish (a small administrative division of local government, not to be confused with an ecclesiastical parish).
Van Mildert College (known colloquially as Mildert) is a college of Durham University in England.
A viaduct is a bridge composed of several small spans for crossing a valley, dry or wetland, or forming an overpass or flyover.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
Isobel Violet Hunt (28 September 1862 – 16 January 1942) was a British author and literary hostess.
Walter of Durham (died c. 1305) was a thirteenth century painter and craftsman, who was in service to Henry III and his son Edward I. Details of his life have been ascertained from records in royal ledgers, which show that his son Thomas of Westminster followed the same career.
Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, poet and historian.
Warden Law is a village and civil parish in the City of Sunderland in Tyne and Wear, England.
Warren Robert Hawke (born 20 September 1970) is an English former footballer who played for Sunderland, Berwick Rangers, Greenock Morton and Queen of the South.
Wasps Rugby Football Club is an English professional rugby union team based in Coventry, England.
A weir or low head dam is a barrier across the horizontal width of a river that alters the flow characteristics of water and usually results in a change in the height of the river level.
Wesel is a Kreis (district) in the northwestern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
William Van Mildert (6 November 1765 – 21 February 1836) was the last palatine Bishop of Durham (1826–1836), and one of the founders of the University of Durham.
William Walcher (died 14 May 1080) was the bishop of Durham from 1071,Fryde, et al.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Zion (צִיּוֹן Ṣîyōn, modern Tsiyyon; also transliterated Sion, Sayon, Syon, Tzion, Tsion) is a placename often used as a synonym for Jerusalem as well as for the biblical Land of Israel as a whole.
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