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The A14 is a trunk road in England, running from the Port of Felixstowe, Suffolk to its western end at the Catthorpe Interchange; a major intersection at the southern end of the M6 and junction 19 of the M1 in Leicestershire.
The A43 is a primary route in the English Midlands, that runs from the M40 motorway near Ardley in Oxfordshire to Stamford in Lincolnshire.
The A45 is a major road in England.
Abington Park, in the Abington district of Northampton, has lakes, aviaries, and a museum, as well as trees and grassy open spaces.
Abington is a district of the town of Northampton, England, situated about east of the town centre.
Alfred Giovanni Roncalli Boe (born 29 September 1973) is an English tenor and actor, notably performing in musical theatre.
Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets.
All Saints' Church, Northampton situated in the centre of Northampton, is a Parish Church of the Church of England and Northampton's Civic Church.
The ancient boroughs were a historic unit of lower-tier local government in England and Wales.
In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.
Andrea Jacqueline Leadsom (born 13 May 1963) is a British Conservative Party politician and Cabinet Minister who became Leader of the House of Commons on 11 June 2017, and a Cabinet Minister in July 2016.
Andrew Iain Lewer MBE (born 18 July 1971 in Burnley, Lancashire) is a British Conservative Party politician.
The Anglia Building Society in the United Kingdom was originally formed by the merger of the Northampton Town and County and Leicestershire building societies in 1966.
The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.
Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.
The Assize of Northampton, largely based on the Assize of Clarendon of 1166, is among a series of measures taken by King Henry II of England that solidified the rights of the knightly tenants and made all possession of land subject to and guaranteed by royal law.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Avon Products, Inc, known as Avon, founded by David H. McConnell in 1886 is a direct selling company in beauty, household, and personal care categories.
Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire, England.
Banbury is a historic market town on the River Cherwell in Oxfordshire, England.
Barclaycard (stylized as barclaycard) is a multinational credit card and payment services provider, and a division of Barclays plc.
The Battle of Northampton was a battle in the Second Barons' War.
The Battle of Northampton was fought on 10 July 1460 near the River Nene, Northamptonshire.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Look East is the BBC's regional television news programme for the East of England.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
BBC Radio Northampton is the BBC Local Radio service for the English county of Northamptonshire.
BBC Three was a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation.
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.
Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire, England.
Ben Christopher Cohen, MBE (born 14 September 1978) is a former England rugby union player and activist.
Billing Aquadrome is a leisure park in Great Billing, in the eastern district of Northampton, England.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Birmingham Airport, formerly Birmingham International Airport and before that, Elmdon Airport, is an international airport located east southeast of Birmingham city centre, slightly north of Bickenhill in the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull, England.
Birmingham New Street is the largest and busiest of the three main railway stations in the Birmingham City Centre, England.
A bishop (English derivation from the New Testament of the Christian Bible Greek επίσκοπος, epískopos, "overseer", "guardian") is an ordained, consecrated, or appointed member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight.
The Bishop of Northampton is the Ordinary of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Northampton in the Province of Westminster, England.
Bizarre ER is a BBC Three, and later E4, television show that deals with hospital mishaps.
The Black Death, also known as the Great Plague, the Black Plague, or simply the Plague, was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated people in Eurasia and peaking in Europe from 1347 to 1351.
Blacks Outdoor Retail Ltd. is a British retailer, headquartered in Bury, Greater Manchester, England which owns the British outdoor retailers Blacks, Millets and Ultimate Outdoors.
Blisworth is a village and civil parish in the South Northamptonshire district of Northamptonshire, England.
A borough is an administrative division in various English-speaking countries.
Kettering is a local government district and borough in Northamptonshire, England.
The Borough of Wellingborough is a Non-metropolitan district and borough in Northamptonshire, England.
Borough status in the United Kingdom is granted by royal charter to local government districts in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Bosworth Independent College is a private co-educational boarding school, located in Northampton, England.
Boyzone are an Irish boy band.
Brackley is a town in Northamptonshire, England, from Oxford and from Northampton.
Braunston is a village and civil parish in the county of Northamptonshire, England.
The British Grand Prix is a race in the calendar of the FIA Formula One World Championship.
The British Iron Age is a conventional name used in the archaeology of Great Britain, referring to the prehistoric and protohistoric phases of the Iron Age culture of the main island and the smaller islands, typically excluding prehistoric Ireland, which had an independent Iron Age culture of its own.
The British Masters is a professional golf tournament.
British shadow factories were the outcome of the Shadow Scheme, a plan devised in 1935 and developed by the British Government in the buildup to World War II to try to meet the urgent need for more aircraft using technology transfer from the motor industry to implement additional manufacturing capacity.
Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, and in some areas proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.
Bronze Age Britain is an era of British history that spanned from c. 2500 until c. 800 BC.
BDP, formerly known as Building Design Partnership, is a firm of architects and engineers employing over 900 staff in the UK and internationally.
Caitlin McClatchey (born 28 November 1985) is a British former swimmer.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
A canoe is a lightweight narrow vessel, typically pointed at both ends and open on top, propelled by one or more seated or kneeling paddlers facing the direction of travel using a single-bladed paddle.
Carlsberg A/S is a global brewer.
The term Cavalier was first used by Roundheads as a term of abuse for the wealthier Royalist supporters of King Charles I and his son Charles II of England during the English Civil War, the Interregnum, and the Restoration (1642 – c. 1679).
Coincident full censuses have taken place in the different jurisdictions of the United Kingdom every ten years since 1801, with the exceptions of 1941 (during the Second World War) and Ireland in 1921.
The Centre for Cities is an independent, non-partisan urban policy research unit and a charity registered in England.
The ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
Charles Bradlaugh (26 September 1833 – 30 January 1891) was an English political activist and atheist.
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.
Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was king of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh (7 June 1868 – 10 December 1928) was a Scottish architect, designer, water colourist and artist.
Chris Montez (born Ezekiel Christopher Montanez on January 17, 1943) is an American guitarist and vocalist, whose stylistic approach has ranged from rock & roll to pop standards and Latin music.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre (كَنِيسَةُ ٱلْقِيَامَة Kanīsatu al-Qiyāmah; Ναὸς τῆς Ἀναστάσεως Naos tes Anastaseos; Սուրբ Հարության տաճար Surb Harut'yan tač̣ar; Ecclesia Sancti Sepulchri; כנסיית הקבר, Knesiyat ha-Kever; also called the Church of the Resurrection or Church of the Anastasis by Orthodox Christians) is a church in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.
Church’s is a high-end English footwear manufacturer founded in 1873 by Thomas Church and his three sons.
Cineworld Group plc is the world’s second largest cinema chain, with 9,538 screens across 793 sites in 10 countries: the US, the UK, Ireland, Poland, Romania, Israel, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Slovakia.
A city gate is a gate which is, or was, set within a city wall.
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.
The Clare Street drill hall is a military installation in Northampton, Northamptonshire.
The Cluniac Reforms (also called the Benedictine Reform) were a series of changes within medieval monasticism of the Western Church focused on restoring the traditional monastic life, encouraging art, and caring for the poor.
Cluny Abbey (formerly also Cluni, or Clugny) is a former Benedictine monastery in Cluny, Saône-et-Loire, France.
Coca-Cola, or Coke (also Pemberton's Cola at certain Georgian vendors), is a carbonated soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company.
A commonwealth is a traditional English term for a political community founded for the common good.
A commuter town is a town whose residents normally work elsewhere but in which they live, eat and sleep.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Corby is a town and borough in the county of Northamptonshire, England.
A cotton mill is a factory housing powered spinning or weaving machinery for the production of yarn or cloth from cotton, an important product during the Industrial Revolution when the early mills were important in the development of the factory system.
The United Kingdom (UK) comprises four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.
The County Championship, currently known as the Specsavers County Championship for sponsorship reasons, is the domestic first-class cricket competition in England and Wales and is organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
The County Ground is a cricket venue on Wantage Road in the Abington area of Northampton, England, UK.
A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.
Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
Crewe railway station is a railway station in Crewe, Cheshire, England.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Crockett & Jones is a shoe manufacturing company, established in 1879 by Charles Jones and Sir James Crockett in Northampton, England.
The Cultural Quarter of the town Northampton, England, is a Northampton Borough Council initiative to promote the depressed centre of the town.
The D'Hondt method or the Jefferson method is a highest averages method for allocating seats, and is thus a type of party-list proportional representation.
Dallington is a former village about northwest of the centre of Northampton, the county town of Northamptonshire, England.
The Danelaw (also known as the Danelagh; Dena lagu; Danelagen), as recorded in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, is a historical name given to the part of England in which the laws of the Danes held sway and dominated those of the Anglo-Saxons.
Daventry (historically) is a market town in Northamptonshire, England, with a population of 25,026.
Daventry is a local government district in Northamptonshire, England.
A defensive wall is a fortification usually used to protect a city, town or other settlement from potential aggressors.
Delapré Abbey, or more properly, the Abbey of St Mary de la Pré, the suffix meaning "in or of the Meadow", is a neo-classical mansion and outbuildings which incorporates remains of a former monastery in the meadows of the River Nene south south-east of Northampton.
Demolition is a 2005 television series from Channel 4, which can be seen as being the reverse of the BBC's 2003 series Restoration.
Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.
For the drag queen reality competition program, see RuPaul's Drag Race. Drag racing is a type of motor racing in which automobiles or motorcycles (usually specially prepared for the purpose) compete, usually two at a time, to be first to cross a set finish line.
Dunstable is a market town and civil parish located in Bedfordshire, England.
Duston is a suburb of and civil parish in the borough of Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.
An earl is a member of the nobility.
Earl of Northampton is a title that has been created five times.
Earls Barton is a village and civil parish in Northamptonshire, notable for its Anglo-Saxon church and shoe-making heritage.
East Anglia is a geographical area in the East of England.
The East Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
East Midlands is an English constituency of the European Parliament in the United Kingdom.
East Midlands Airport is an international airport in the East Midlands of England, located in Leicestershire close to Castle Donington.
East Midlands Ambulance Service National Health Service (NHS) Trust (EMAS) provides emergency 999, urgent care and patient transport services for the 4.8million people within the East Midlands region of the UK - covering Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire (except Glossop, Hadfield and Tintwistle), Leicestershire, Rutland, Lincolnshire (including North and North East Lincolnshire) and Northamptonshire.
East Northamptonshire (officially "The District of East Northamptonshire") is a local government district in Northamptonshire, England.
The ECB40, last known as the Yorkshire Bank 40 (YB40) for sponsorship reasons, was a forty-over limited overs cricket competition for the English first-class counties.
Edgar Roberts "Mobbsy" Mobbs DSO (1882–1917) was an English rugby union footballer who played for and captained Northampton R.F.C. and England.
Edward Cave (27 February 1691 – 10 January 1754) was an English printer, editor and publisher.
Edward Green is an English shoemaker founded in 1890.
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.
Edward the Elder (c. 874 – 17 July 924) was King of the Anglo-Saxons from 899 until his death.
Edward William Godwin (26 May 1833, Bristol – 6 October 1886 London) was a progressive English architect-designer, who began his career working in the strongly polychromatic "Ruskinian Gothic" style of mid-Victorian Britain, inspired by The Stones of Venice, then moved on to provide designs in the "Anglo-Japanese taste" of the Aesthetic Movement and Whistler's circle in the 1870s.
Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, (29 March 1869 – 1 January 1944) was an English architect known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era.
Edwin (Old English: Ēadwine) (died 1071) was the elder brother of Morcar, Earl of Northumbria, son of Ælfgār, Earl of Mercia and grandson of Leofric, Earl of Mercia.
The English Football League One (often referred to as League One for short or Sky Bet League One for sponsorship reasons) is the second-highest division of the English Football League and the third tier overall in the entire English football league system.
The Eleanor crosses were a series of twelve lavishly decorated stone monuments topped with tall crosses, of which three survive nearly intact, in a line down part of the east of England.
Eleanor of Castile (1241 – 28 November 1290) was an English queen, the first wife of Edward I, whom she married as part of a political deal to affirm English sovereignty over Gascony.
Emergency medical services in the United Kingdom provide emergency care to people with acute illness or injury and are predominantly provided free at the point of use by the four National Health Services of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
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 European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).
The European Rugby Champions Cup (known as the Heineken Champions Cup for sponsorship reasons) is an annual rugby union tournament organised by European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR).
Euston railway station (also known as London Euston) is a central London railway terminus on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden, managed by Network Rail.
Experian plc is a consumer credit reporting agency.
Far Cotton is a district in the town of Northampton, England and many years ago a village in its own right.
The fire services in the United Kingdom operate under separate legislative and administrative arrangements in England and Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland.
The First Barons' War (1215–1217) was a civil war in the Kingdom of England in which a group of rebellious major landowners (commonly referred to as barons) led by Robert Fitzwalter and supported by a French army under the future Louis VIII of France, waged war against King John of England.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Franklin's Gardens is a purpose-built rugby stadium in Northampton, England.
Friends Provident was an organisation offering life insurance based in the United Kingdom.
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.
Gala Bingo is a chain of bingo shops in Great Britain, owned by Caledonia Investments.
Garrison (various spellings) (from the French garnison, itself from the verb garnir, "to equip") is the collective term for a body of troops stationed in a particular location, originally to guard it, but now often simply using it as a home base.
Gayton is a rural village from Northampton town centre in South Northamptonshire.
The A Level (Advanced Level) is a subject-based qualification conferred as part of the General Certificate of Education, as well as a school leaving qualification offered by the educational bodies in the United Kingdom and the educational authorities of British Crown dependencies to students completing secondary or pre-university education.
The General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) is an academic qualification, generally taken in a number of subjects by pupils in secondary education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Georgian era is a period in British history from 1714 to, named eponymously after kings George I, George II, George III and George IV.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Gibraltar Barracks is a former military installation at Northampton in Northamptonshire.
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary.
A goods shed is a railway building designed for storing goods before or after carriage in a train.
Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.
There are over 20,000 Grade II* listed buildings in England.
The Grand Union Canal in England is part of the British canal system.
The Great Fire of Northampton occurred in September 1675 in Northampton in Northamptonshire, England.
Greyfriars bus station was a bus station which formerly served the town of Northampton, England.
The Grosvenor Centre is a shopping centre in the town centre of Northampton, England.
Health visitors are professional individuals engaged in public health work within the domestic setting, predominantly found in countries with state-funded health systems.
Heart Four Counties is a local radio station owned and operated by Global Radio as part of the Heart network.
Henry I (c. 1068 – 1 December 1135), also known as Henry Beauclerc, was King of England from 1100 to his death.
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 Spencer Moore (30 July 1898 – 31 August 1986) was an English artist.
Henry VI (6 December 1421 – 21 May 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453.
Hesse or Hessia (Hessen, Hessian dialect: Hesse), officially the State of Hesse (German: Land Hessen) is a federal state (''Land'') of the Federal Republic of Germany, with just over six million inhabitants.
Higher education (also called post-secondary education, third-level or tertiary education) is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education.
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.
Her Majesty's Treasury (HM Treasury), sometimes referred to as the Exchequer, or more informally the Treasury, is the British government department responsible for developing and executing the government's public finance policy and economic policy.
HMS Laforey was a L-class destroyer of the Royal Navy.
The House of Commons of England was the lower house of the Parliament of England (which incorporated Wales) from its development in the 14th century to the union of England and Scotland in 1707, when it was replaced by the House of Commons of Great Britain.
The House of York was a cadet branch of the English royal House of Plantagenet.
Hunsbury Hill is an Iron Age hill fort two miles (3 km) south-west of the centre of the town of Northampton in the county of Northamptonshire.
Inspiration FM is one of two community radio stations in Northampton, United Kingdom.
An Internet meme is an activity, concept, catchphrase, or piece of media that spreads, often as mimicry or for humorous purposes, from person to person via the Internet.
The Iron Age is the final epoch of the three-age system, preceded by the Stone Age (Neolithic) and the Bronze Age.
ISO 3166-2:GB is the entry for the United Kingdom in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
ITV Anglia, previously known as Anglia Television or Anglia, is the ITV franchise holder for the East of England.
James Morrison (born James Morrison Catchpole; 13 August 1984) is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist from Rugby, Warwickshire.
Jessica Ellen Cornish (born 27 March 1988), known professionally as Jessie J, is an English singer and songwriter.
The Jesus Army was an identity that the Jesus Fellowship Church used until 2017 in its outreach and street-based work.
John Bellingham (176918 May 1812) was the assassin of British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval.
John Clare (13 July 1793 – 20 May 1864) was an English poet, the son of a farm labourer, who became known for his celebrations of the English countryside and sorrows at its disruption.
John (24 December 1166 – 19 October 1216), also known as John Lackland (Norman French: Johan sanz Terre), was King of England from 1199 until his death in 1216.
Junior Paramedics is a British television series that was first broadcast on BBC Three from 27 February to 8 April 2014.
A kayak is a small, narrow watercraft which is propelled by means of a double-bladed paddle.
Keeping Up Appearances is a British sitcom created and written by Roy Clarke.
Kettering is a town in Northamptonshire, England, about north of London and from Northampton, on the west side of the River Ise, a tributary of the River Nene.
The Life and Death of King John, a Shakespearean historic play by William Shakespeare, dramatises the reign of John, King of England (ruled 1199–1216), son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine and father of Henry III of England.
King's Lynn, known until 1537 as Bishop's Lynn, is a seaport and market town in Norfolk, England, about north of London, north-east of Peterborough, north north-east of Cambridge and west of Norwich.
The Kingdom of Northumbria (Norþanhymbra rīce) was a medieval Anglian kingdom in what is now northern England and south-east Scotland.
Kingsthorpe is a northern suburb of the county town of Northampton, England.
Kinky Boots is a 2005 American-British comedy-drama film directed by Julian Jarrold and written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth.
Kinky Boots is a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper and a book by Harvey Fierstein.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
The Laurence Olivier Awards, or simply the Olivier Awards, are presented annually by the Society of London Theatre to recognise excellence in professional theatre in London at an annual ceremony in the capital.
Law enforcement in the United Kingdom is organised separately in each of the legal systems of the United Kingdom: England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.
Leicester ("Lester") is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire.
The Liberal Democrats (often referred to as Lib Dems) are a liberal British political party, formed in 1988 as a merger of the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party (SDP), a splinter group from the Labour Party, which had formed the SDP–Liberal Alliance from 1981.
The Liberal Party was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom – with the opposing Conservative Party – in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Limited overs cricket, also known as one-day cricket and in a slightly different context as List A cricket, is a version of the sport of cricket in which a match is generally completed in one day, whereas Test and first-class matches can take up to five days to complete.
Lings Forum is a leisure centre located in the suburbs of Northampton, England.
This is a list of Acts of the Parliament of England for the years up until 1483.
List of the 326 districts of England (English Municipalities) by population, estimated figures for from the Office for National Statistics.
The fifty-sixth Parliament of the United Kingdom was the legislature of the United Kingdom following the 2015 general election of Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons.
For the purposes of directing mail, the United Kingdom is divided by Royal Mail into postcode areas.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
There are 650 constituencies in the United Kingdom, each electing a single Member of Parliament to the House of Commons ordinarily every five years.
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.
Northampton Borough Council is the borough council and non-metropolitan district responsible for local government in the large town of Northampton in England.
Lollardy (Lollardism, Lollard movement) was a pre-Protestant Christian religious movement that existed from the mid-14th century to the English Reformation.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The London and Birmingham Railway (L&BR) was an early railway company in the United Kingdom, existing from 1833 to 1846, when it became part of the London and North Western Railway (L&NWR).
Long Buckby is a populous village and civil parish in the Daventry District of Northamptonshire, England midway between Northampton and Rugby.
Loughborough is a town in the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England, seat of Charnwood Borough Council, and home to Loughborough University.
Luton is a large town in Bedfordshire, England, Luton east of Aylesbury, west of Stevenage, northwest of London, and southeast of Milton Keynes.
London Luton Airport, previously called Luton International Airport, is an international airport located east of the town centre in the Borough of Luton in Bedfordshire, England, and is north of Central London.
The M1 is a motorway in England connecting London to Leeds, where it joins the A1(M) near Aberford, to connect to Newcastle.
The M6 motorway runs from junction 19 of the M1 at the Catthorpe Interchange, near Rugby via Birmingham then heads north, passing Stoke-on-Trent, Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and terminating at the Gretna junction (J45).
A Madonna is a representation of Mary, either alone or with her child Jesus.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Marburg is a university town in the German federal state (Bundesland) of Hesse, capital of the Marburg-Biedenkopf district (Landkreis).
Market Harborough is a market town within the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England.
The market square (or sometimes, the market place) is a feature of many European and colonial towns.
Marquess of Northampton is a title that has been created twice, firstly in the Peerage of England (1547), then secondly in the Peerage of the United Kingdom (1812).
Marvel's Mill or Marvell's Mill on the River Nene in Northampton, England, was the world's second factory for spinning cotton, the first to be operated as a water mill, and the first to be driven by an inanimate power-source.
McBusted were an English pop-punk supergroup composed of members from bands McFly (Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones, Dougie Poynter, and Harry Judd) and Busted (James Bourne and Matt Willis).
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
A Member of the European Parliament (MEP) is a person who has been elected to serve as a popular representative in the European Parliament.
Mercia (Miercna rīce) was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy.
The Met Office (officially the Meteorological Office) is the United Kingdom's national weather service.
Metres above mean sea level (MAMSL) or simply metres above sea level (MASL or m a.s.l.) is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation or altitude of a location in reference to a historic mean sea level.
Michael Tyrone Ellis (born 13 October 1967) is a Conservative Party politician in the UK.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Milton Keynes, locally abbreviated to MK, is a large townAlthough Milton Keynes was specified to be a city in scale and the term "city" is used locally (inter alia to avoid confusion with its constituent towns), formally this title cannot be used.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is the UK Government department for Housing, communities and local government in England.
Modern history, the modern period or the modern era, is the linear, global, historiographical approach to the time frame after post-classical history.
Morcar (or Morkere) (Mōrcǣr) (died after 1087) was the son of Ælfgār (earl of Mercia) and brother of Ēadwine.
Moulton College is a further education college based in Moulton, Northamptonshire, England.
Moulton Park is a large industrial estate near the village of Moulton, Northamptonshire a few miles north of the town of Northampton.
A city charter or town charter (generically, municipal charter) is a legal document (charter) establishing a municipality such as a city or town.
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.
Munster Rugby (Rugbaí Mumhan) is one of the four professional provincial rugby teams from the island of Ireland.
The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.
A narrowboat or narrow boat is a boat of a distinctive design, made to fit the narrow canals of the United Kingdom.
Naseby is a village in the District of Daventry in Northamptonshire, England.
National Express is an intercity and InterRegional coach operator providing services throughout Great Britain.
National Grid plc is a British multinational electricity and gas utility company headquartered in Warwick, United Kingdom.
The National Lift Tower (previously called the Express Lift Tower and known locally as the 'Northampton Lighthouse') is a lift-testing tower built by the (a lifts division of the General Electric Company (GEC)) off the Weedon Road in Northampton, England.
Nationwide Building Society is a British mutual financial institution and the largest building society in the world with over 15 million members.
Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century.
The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
The New Model Army of England was formed in 1645 by the Parliamentarians in the English Civil War, and was disbanded in 1660 after the Restoration.
The new towns in the United Kingdom were planned under the powers of the New Towns Act 1946 and later acts to relocate populations in poor or bombed-out housing following the Second World War.
A National Health Service trust is an organisation within the English NHS generally serving either a geographical area or a specialised function (such as an ambulance service).
The NN postcode area, also known as the Northampton postcode area, is a group of nineteen postcode districts in England, which are subdivisions of eight post towns.
The Classification of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS; French: Nomenclature des unités territoriales statistiques) is a geocode standard for referencing the subdivisions of countries for statistical purposes.
A non-metropolitan county, or colloquially, shire county, is a county-level entity in England that is not a metropolitan county.
Non-metropolitan districts, or colloquially "shire districts", are a type of local government district in England.
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 Gate bus station is the bus station which serves the town of Northampton in England.
The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
Northampton was a parliamentary constituency (centred on the town of Northampton), which existed until 1974.
The Northampton Abbey of St James was founded in Northampton in 1104-05 by William Peverel, as an Augustinian monastery for black canons, and was dedicated to St James.
The Northampton Balloon Festival is an annual hot air balloon festival held in Northampton, England.
Northampton Bridge Street is a former railway station in Northampton the main town of Northamptonshire on the Northampton and Peterborough Railway which connected Peterborough and Northampton.
The Northampton Carnival has had strong traditions in the town from the 1960s through the Midsummer Meadow times in the 1980s, to its short break in the late 1990s, until its revival in 2005.
Northampton Castle was one of the most famous Norman castles in England.
The Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Thomas is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Northampton, England.
The Northampton Chronicle & Echo (known locally as "The Chron") is a local newspaper serving Northampton, England, and the surrounding towns and villages.
Northampton College is a further education college in Northampton, England, which opened in 1973, following building work which started in 1970.
Northampton Corporation Tramways operated an electric tramway service in Northampton between 1904 and 1934.
Northampton General Hospital is a NHS Trust hospital in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.
Northampton Guildhall is a building which stands on St Giles' Square in Northampton, England.
The Northants Herald & Post was a local weekly newspaper distributed free of charge in Northampton, England, and the surrounding towns and villages.
Northampton High School is an independent day school for girls in Hardingstone, Northampton, England.
The Northampton loop is a railway line serving the town of Northampton.
The Northampton Medieval Synagogue is an archaeological site and medieval synagogue building in Sheep Street, Northampton, England.
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery is a public museum in the Cultural Quarter of Northampton, England.
Northampton North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Michael Ellis, a Conservative.
Northampton Old Northamptonian Chenecks F.C. are a football club based in Northampton, England.
Northampton Power Station (also known as Nunn Mills Power Station) was an electricity generating station in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, which began operation for the Northampton Electric Light and Power Company (NELPC) in the 1920s and generated power until closure in 1975.
Northampton railway station serves the large town of Northampton in England.
Northampton Saints are a professional rugby union club from Northampton, England.
Northampton School for Boys (NSB) is a secondary school in Northampton, England.
Northampton School for Girls (NSG) is a girls-only comprehensive secondary school with academy status, in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.
The Northampton Sekhemka statue is an Ancient Egyptian artefact, given by the Marquess of Northampton to Northampton Museum, in or about 1870.
Northampton Sileby Rangers F.C. is a football club based in Northampton, England.
Northampton South is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2017 by Andrew Lewer a Conservative.
Northampton Spencer F.C. was a football club based in Northampton, England.
The Northampton Street Tramways Company operated an horse powered tramway service in Northampton between 1881 and 1901.
Northampton Town Football Club is a professional association football club based in the town of Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.
Northampton War Memorial, officially the Town and County War Memorial, is a First World War memorial on Wood Hill in the centre of Northampton, the county town of Northamptonshire, in central England.
It is said by some that, underneath the streets of the town of Northampton in England, there remains a labyrinth of tunnels, along with many cellars and ancient crypts from the past.
Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants.), archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of England.
Northamptonshire County Council is the county council that currently governs the non-metropolitan county of Northamptonshire in England.
Northamptonshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
The Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service is the fire and rescue service covering the county of Northamptonshire in the English East Midlands.
The Northamptonshire Police (colloquially known as Northants Police) is a territorial police force responsible for policing the county of Northamptonshire in the East Midlands of England, in the United Kingdom.
The Northamptonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1960.
Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, north of London, in the East Midlands.
The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is the body responsible for the operation of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) and of other public information services of the United Kingdom.
Oliver Cromwell (25 April 15993 September 1658) was an English military and political leader.
In the United Kingdom, the Office for National Statistics maintains a series of codes to represent a wide range of geographical areas of the UK, for use in tabulating census and other statistical data.
The Ordnance Survey National Grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references used in Great Britain, distinct from latitude and longitude.
Overstone Park School is an independent co-educational day school near Northampton, England, for pupils aged 3 months to 18 years.
Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.
, formerly known as, is a Japanese multinational electronics corporation headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan.
Papist is a pejorative term referring to the Roman Catholic Church, its teachings, practices, or adherents.
A parish is a church territorial entity constituting a division within a diocese.
A parish council is a civil local authority found in England and is the first tier of local government.
The Parliament of England was the legislature of the Kingdom of England, existing from the early 13th century until 1707, when it became the Parliament of Great Britain after the political union of England and Scotland created the Kingdom of Great Britain.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.
Party-list proportional representation systems are a family of voting systems emphasizing proportional representation (PR) in elections in which multiple candidates are elected (e.g., elections to parliament) through allocations to an electoral list.
John William "Paul" Weller, Jr. (born 25 May 1958) is an English singer-songwriter and musician.
Pedestrian zones (also known as auto-free zones and car-free zones, and as pedestrian precincts in British English) are areas of a city or town reserved for pedestrian-only use and in which most or all automobile traffic may be prohibited.
Peterborough is a cathedral city in Cambridgeshire, England, with a population of 183,631 in 2011.
Physical therapy (PT), also known as physiotherapy, is one of the allied health professions that, by using mechanical force and movements (bio-mechanics or kinesiology), manual therapy, exercise therapy, and electrotherapy, remediates impairments and promotes mobility and function.
Pitsford School, established 1989, is a co-educational, 3-18 independent school in Pitsford, Northamptonshire.
Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.
Poitiers is a city on the Clain river in west-central France.
A poll tax, also known as head tax or capitation, is a tax levied as a fixed sum on every liable individual.
A portico is a porch leading to the entrance of a building, or extended as a colonnade, with a roof structure over a walkway, supported by columns or enclosed by walls.
A postern is a secondary door or gate in a fortification such as a city wall or castle curtain wall.
Pottery is the ceramic material which makes up pottery wares, of which major types include earthenware, stoneware and porcelain.
Premiership Rugby (officially known as Gallagher Premiership Rugby, or the Gallagher Premiership due to sponsorship reasons) is an English professional rugby union competition.
A primary school (or elementary school in American English and often in Canadian English) is a school in which children receive primary or elementary education from the age of about seven to twelve, coming after preschool, infant school and before secondary school.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Duke of Cumberland (17 December 1619 – 29 November 1682) was a noted German soldier, admiral, scientist, sportsman, colonial governor and amateur artist during the 17th century.
Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid, born 29 April 1944) is the second daughter of King Frederick IX and Queen Ingrid of Denmark.
The Puritans were English Reformed Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries who sought to "purify" the Church of England from its "Catholic" practices, maintaining that the Church of England was only partially reformed.
A quango or QUANGO (less often QuANGO or QANGO) is a quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisation.
Quinton House School is a co-educational independent school for children aged 2 to 16 years located in Upton, Northampton, England.
Radlands was a skate park situated in Northampton, England.
A raft is any flat structure for support or transportation over water.
The regions of England, formerly known as the government office regions, are the highest tier of sub-national division in England.
The Restoration was both a series of events in April–May 1660 and the period that followed it in British history.
Richard I (8 September 1157 – 6 April 1199) was King of England from 1189 until his death.
Richard II (6 January 1367 – c. 14 February 1400), also known as Richard of Bordeaux, was King of England from 1377 until he was deposed in 1399.
A ring road (also known as beltline, beltway, circumferential (high)way, loop or orbital) is a road or a series of connected roads encircling a town, city, or country.
The River Great Ouse is a river in the United Kingdom, the longest of several British rivers called "Ouse".
The River Nene (or: see below) is a river in the east of England that rises from three sources in Northamptonshire.
The River Welland is a lowland river in the east of England, some long.
The Roadmender, Northampton Roadmender or Roadmender Centre is a nightclub and live music venue in Lady's Lane, Northampton, England.
Rockingham Motor Speedway is a modern motorsport venue in the United Kingdom, that hosts corporate driving days, driver training, conferencing and exhibitions, vehicle manufacturing events, track days, testing, driving experiences and motor racing.
Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.
The Diocese of Northampton is one of the 22 Roman Catholic dioceses in England and Wales and a Latin Rite suffragan diocese of Westminster.
The Roman conquest of Britain was a gradual process, beginning effectively in AD 43 under Emperor Claudius, whose general Aulus Plautius served as first governor of Roman Britain (Britannia).
A round church is a special type of church construction, having a completely circular plan.
Roundheads were supporters of the Parliament of England during the English Civil War.
Royal & Derngate is a theatre complex in the Cultural Quarter of Northampton, England, consisting of the Royal Theatre and the Derngate Theatre.
The Royal Anglian Regiment (R ANGLIAN) is an infantry regiment of the British Army.
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.
Rugby is a market town in Warwickshire, England, close to the River Avon.
Redirects from Rushden Lakes (Retail Park) see section 5 (below) Rushden is a town and civil parish located in the county of Northamptonshire, England.
A saint (also historically known as a hallow) is a person who is recognized as having an exceptional degree of holiness or likeness or closeness to God.
Santa Pod Raceway, located in Podington, Bedfordshire, England, is Europe's first permanent drag racing venue for 1/4 and 1/8 mile racing.
Schweppes is a Swiss beverage brand that is sold around the world.
The Second Barons' War (1264–1267) was a civil war in England between the forces of a number of barons led by Simon de Montfort against the royalist forces of King Henry III, led initially by the king himself and later by his son Prince Edward, the future King Edward I. The war featured a series of massacres of Jews by Montfort's supporters including his sons Henry and Simon, in attacks aimed at seizing and destroying evidence of Baronial debts.
A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.
The Sessions House is a Grade I listed building on George Row in the centre of Northampton, England.
Ship money was a tax of medieval origin levied intermittently in the Kingdom of England until the middle of the 17th century.
A siege is a military blockade of a city, or fortress, with the intent of conquering by attrition, or a well-prepared assault.
Silverstone Circuit is a motor racing circuit in England next to the Northamptonshire villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury.
Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester (– 4 August 1265), also called Simon de Munford and sometimes referred to as Simon V de Montfort to distinguish him from other Simons de Montfort, was a French-English nobleman who inherited the title and estates of the earldom of Leicester in England.
Simon I de Senlis (or Senliz), 1st Earl of Northampton and 2nd Earl of Huntingdon jure uxoris (died between 1111 and 1113) was a Norman nobleman.
Simon II de Senlis, 4th Earl of the Honour of Huntingdon and Northampton (c. 1098–1153) was an Anglo-Norman nobleman.
Simply Business - the trading name of Xbridge Ltd - is an online broker of business insurance with over 450,000 customers.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Sixfields is an area of Northampton, Northamptonshire, England about west of the town centre along the A4500 St James Road and Weedon Road towards M1 junction 16 about further west.
The PTS Academy Stadium, formerly Sixfields Stadium is a 7,798-capacity all-seater sports stadium in the Sixfields area on the west side of Northampton, England.
A skatepark, or skate park, is a purpose-built recreational environment made for skateboarding, BMX, scooter, wheelchair, and aggressive inline skating.
Sol Central is a leisure complex in Northampton, England with a multi-screen cinema, health club and restaurants among other facilities.
South Northamptonshire is a district in Northamptonshire, England.
South Northamptonshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since its 2010 recreation by Andrea Leadsom, a Conservative who has been Leader of the House of Commons since 11 June 2017.
Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England.
Special education (also known as special needs education, aided education, exceptional education or Special Ed) is the practice of educating students with an IEP or Section 504 in a way that addresses their individual differences and needs.
Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton (May 1601 – 19 March 1643), styled Lord Compton from 1618 to 1630, was an English soldier and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1621 to 1622.
Spencer Perceval (1 November 1762 – 11 May 1812) was a British statesman who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from October 1809 until his assassination in May 1812.
Spratton Hall School is a preparatory school located in the village of Spratton, 8 miles outside Northampton, England, on the A5199 Welford Road.
St Andrew's Healthcare is a large independent charity based at St Andrew's Hospital in Northampton, which provides psychiatric services.
St Andrew's Priory was a Cluniac house in Northampton, England.
The St Crispin Street Fair is an annual fair held the town centre of Northampton, England organised by Northampton Borough Council though it is not held every year.
St Matthew's Church, Northampton is a Church of England parish church in Northampton, within the Diocese of Peterborough.
St Peter's Church is a redundant Anglican church in Marefair, Northampton, England.
Stagecoach Midlands is the name for most bus routes in Northamptonshire and Warwickshire.
The Statute of the Jewry was a statute issued by Edward I of England in 1275.
Steve Thompson MBE (formerly Steve Walter; born 15 July 1978) is a former rugby union player who played at hooker for Northampton Saints and England.
A stockade is an enclosure of palisades and tall walls made of logs placed side by side vertically with the tops sharpened as a defensive wall.
Stoke Bruerne is a small village and civil parish in South Northamptonshire, England about north of Milton Keynes and south of Northampton.
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in the Stratford-on-Avon District, in the county of Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, north west of London, south east of Birmingham, and south west of Warwick.
Stroud is a market town and civil parish in the centre of Gloucestershire, England.
Swansea City Association Football Club (Clwb Pêl-droed Dinas Abertawe) is a Welsh professional football club based in Swansea, Wales, that plays in the Championship, the second tier of English football.
Sywell Aerodrome is the local aerodrome serving the town of Northampton, Wellingborough, Kettering and Rushden, as well as wider Northamptonshire.
Sir Michael Terence Wogan (3 August 1938 – 31 January 2016), better known as Terry Wogan, was an Irish radio and television broadcaster who worked for the BBC in the UK for most of his career.
Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) is an American technology company that designs and manufactures semiconductors and various integrated circuits, which it sells to electronics designers and manufacturers globally.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Deco is a restored 1930s cinema and theatre located in the heart of Northampton, England.
The History Press is a British publishing company specialising in the publication of titles devoted to local and specialist history.
The Holy Sepulchre is a Norman round church in Sheep Street, Northampton, England.
The Royal British Legion (RBL), sometimes called The British Legion or The Legion, is a British charity providing financial, social and emotional support to members and veterans of the British Armed Forces, their families and dependants.
The Wanted are a British-Irish boy band consisting of members Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes.
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 Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron (17 January 1612 – 12 November 1671), also known as Sir Thomas, Lord Fairfax, was an English nobleman, peer, politician, general, and Parliamentary commander-in-chief during the English Civil War.
The Timken Company is a global manufacturer of bearings, and related components and assemblies.
Thomas David "Tommy" Roe (born May 9, 1942)) is an American pop music singer-songwriter. Best-remembered for his hits "Sheila" (1962) and "Dizzy" (1969), Roe was "widely perceived as one of the archetypal bubblegum artists of the late 1960s, but cut some pretty decent rockers along the way, especially early in his career,” wrote the Allmusic journalist Bill Dahl.
The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Award, recognizes excellence in live Broadway theatre.
The Tories were members of two political parties which existed sequentially in the Kingdom of England, the Kingdom of Great Britain and later the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from the 17th to the early 19th centuries.
Towcester, the Roman town of Lactodorum, is an affluent market town in south Northamptonshire, England.
A town is a human settlement.
Travis Perkins plc is a British builders' merchant and home improvement retailer based in Northampton.
The Treaty of Edinburgh–Northampton was a peace treaty, signed in 1328 between the Kingdoms of England and Scotland.
The Twenty20 Cup, known since 2014 as the t20 Blast, is a professional Twenty20 cricket competition for English and Welsh first-class counties.
Twickenham Stadium (usually known as Twickenham or Twickers) is a rugby union stadium in Twickenham, south west London, England.
Unitary authorities of England are local authorities that are responsible for the provision of all local government services within a district.
A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government.
The United Counties League (also known after its sponsor as the ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League) is an English football league covering Northamptonshire, Rutland and Bedfordshire, as well as parts of Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Norfolk.
A census of the population of the United Kingdom is taken every ten years.
The 1918 United Kingdom general election was called immediately after the Armistice with Germany which ended the First World War, and was held on Saturday 14 December 1918.
The 2010 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday, 6 May 2010, with 45,597,461 registered voters entitled to vote to elect members to the House of Commons.
The February 1974 United Kingdom general election was held on the 28th day of that month.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of Northampton is a public university based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.
The University of Northampton was based in Northampton, England, from 1261 to 1265.
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
Uno (formerly UniversityBus) is an English bus service operated by the University of Hertfordshire, serving members of the general public, and also its own students and staff.
Urban renewal (also called urban regeneration in the United Kingdom, urban renewal or urban redevelopment in the United States) is a program of land redevelopment in cities, often where there is urban decay.
Veneration (Latin veneratio or dulia, Greek δουλεία, douleia), or veneration of saints, is the act of honoring a saint, a person who has been identified as having a high degree of sanctity or holiness.
Vienne is a department in the French region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine.
Vikings (Old English: wicing—"pirate", Danish and vikinger; Swedish and vikingar; víkingar, from Old Norse) were Norse seafarers, mainly speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of northern, central, eastern and western Europe, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.
Virgin Trains (legal name West Coast Trains Limited) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Virgin Rail Group that has operated the InterCity West Coast franchise since 9 March 1997.
Vue Entertainment (otherwise known as Vue Cinemas, and stylised as vue), formerly SBC International Cinemas, is a cinema company operating in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland owned by.
The wards and electoral divisions in the United Kingdom are electoral districts at sub-national level represented by one or more councillors.
The Wars of the Roses were a series of English civil wars for control of the throne of England fought between supporters of two rival branches of the royal House of Plantagenet: the House of Lancaster, associated with a red rose, and the House of York, whose symbol was a white rose.
Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England.
A water wheel is a machine for converting the energy of flowing or falling water into useful forms of power, often in a watermill.
Wellingborough is a large market town in the Wellingborough district in the county of Northamptonshire, England, situated about from the county town of Northampton.
This article relates to the Anglican Cathedral of Wellington, New Zealand.
Wenman Joseph Bassett-Lowke (27 December 1877 Northampton – 21 October 1953) was the son of Joseph Tom Lowke, a Northampton boilermaker and his wife, Eliza, and is noted for having founded the firm of Bassett-Lowke which specialised in producing construction sets, and model railways, boats and ships.
The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is one of the most important railway corridors in the United Kingdom, connecting the major cities of London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, and Glasgow.
West End theatre is a common term for mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres of "Theatreland" in and near the West End of London.
West Midlands Trains (WMT) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operates passenger trains on the West Midlands franchise between London and stations in the English Midlands.
The West Northamptonshire Development Corporation (WNDC) is an urban Development Corporation set up to cover parts of Northamptonshire in England, by the United Kingdom government in December 2004.
Whitewater is formed in a rapid, when a river's gradient increases enough to create so much turbulence that air is entrained into the water body, that is, it forms a bubbly or aerated and unstable current; the frothy water appears white.
Wildsmith Shoes is a high-end English handmade footwear manufacturer, founded in London in 1847 by husband and wife team, Matthew and Rebecca Wildsmith.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England.
Wolverton is a constituent town of Milton Keynes in north Buckinghamshire, England.
Worcester is a city in Worcestershire, England, southwest of Birmingham, west-northwest of London, north of Gloucester and northeast of Hereford.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
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.
York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.
The structure of local government in the United Kingdom underwent large changes in the 1990s.
78 Derngate is a Grade II* listed Georgian house in the Cultural Quarter of Northampton, England, originally built in 1815.
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