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ABC are an English pop band that formed in Sheffield in 1980.
Altered Images were an early 1980s Scottish new wave/post-punk band.
Axminster Carpets Ltd are an Axminster, Devon based English manufacturer of carpets, particularly the same-named Axminster carpets.
A barbican is a fortified outpost or gateway, such as an outer defense to a city or castle, or any tower situated over a gate or bridge which was used for defensive purposes.
The title of Baron Bonville was created once in the Peerage of England.
A bastion or bulwark is a structure projecting outward from the curtain wall of a fortification, most commonly angular in shape and positioned at the corners.
The Bishop of Exeter is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Exeter in the Province of Canterbury.
The Bohun swan was a heraldic badge used originally in England by the mediaeval noble family of de Bohun, Earls of Hereford, and Earls of Essex.
Brussels tapestry workshops produced tapestry from at least the 15th century, but the city's early production in the Late Gothic International style was eclipsed by the more prominent tapestry-weaving workshops based in Arras and Tournai.
A carpet is a textile floor covering typically consisting of an upper layer of pile attached to a backing.
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).
Charles Peregrine Courtenay, 19th Earl of DevonBurke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th Edition, edited by Charles Mosley, Wilmington, Delaware, 2003, vol I, pp.
Charles Fowler (17 May 1792 – 26 September 1867) was an English architect, born and baptised at Cullompton, Devon.
Churchill: The Hollywood Years is a 2004 British film, directed by Peter Richardson.
Civil partnerships in the United Kingdom are a form of civil union granted under the Civil Partnership Act 2004, allowing same-sex couples to obtain essentially the same rights and responsibilities as civil marriage.
Today Clyst Heath is a suburb to the south east of the city of Exeter, Devon, England.
Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996 by lead singer and pianist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London (UCL).
Colyton is a town in Devon, England.
Craig Ashley David (born 5 May 1981) is an English singer, songwriter and rapper and record producer who rose to fame in 1999, featuring on the single "Re-Rewind" by Artful Dodger.
Crondall is a village and large civil parish in the north east of Hampshire, England and all that remains of the Crondall Hundred also surveyed in the Domesday Book of 1086.
A curtain wall is a defensive wall between two towers (bastions) of a castle, fortress, or town.
Cutting Crew are an English rock band formed in London in 1985.
David Teniers III (baptized 10 July 1638 – 2 October 1685) was a Flemish painter who was born in Antwerp, the son of David Teniers the Younger.
In law and government, de facto (or;, "in fact") describes practices that exist in reality, even if not legally recognised by official laws.
In law and government, de jure (lit) describes practices that are legally recognised, whether or not the practices exist in reality.
Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
The Diocese of Exeter is a Church of England diocese covering the county of Devon.
Doctor and the Medics is a British glam rock band formed in London in 1981.
The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.
Earl of Cottenham, of Cottenham in the County of Cambridge, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.
The title of Earl of Devon was created several times in the English peerage, and was possessed first (after the Norman Conquest of 1066) by the de Redvers (alias de Reviers, Revieres, etc.) family, and later by the Courtenays.
Earl of Rothes (pronounced "Roth-is") is a title in the Peerage of Scotland.
Elena Jane Goulding (born 30 December 1986) is an English singer and songwriter.
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.
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon, England, with a population of 129,800 (mid-2016 EST).
Exminster is a village situated on the southern edge of the City of Exeter on the western side of the Exeter ship canal and River Exe in the county of Devon, England.
Farnham is a town in Surrey, England, within the Borough of Waverley.
Go West are an English pop duo, formed in 1982 by lead vocalist Peter Cox and rhythm guitarist and backup vocalist Richard Drummie.
Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.
A grandfather clock (also a longcase clock, tall-case clock, or floor clock) is a tall, freestanding, weight-driven pendulum clock with the pendulum held inside the tower or waist of the case.
A great hall is the main room of a royal palace, nobleman's castle or a large manor house or hall house in the Middle Ages, and continued to be built in the country houses of the 16th and early 17th centuries, although by then the family used the great chamber for eating and relaxing.
Historic England (officially the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England) is an executive non-departmental public body of the British Government sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).
House of Courtenay is the name of two distinct noble families, both of which descended from Athon.
John Howard Jones (born 23 February 1955) is a British singer, musician and songwriter.
Hugh Rupert Courtenay, 18th Earl of Devon, DL (5 May 1942 – 18 August 2015), styled as Lord Courtenay until 1998, of Powderham Castle in Devon, was a British peer, landowner, and surveyor.
Sir Hugh de Courtenay, 2nd/10th Earl of Devon (12 July 1303 – 2 May 1377), 2nd Baron Courtenay, feudal baron of Okehampton and feudal baron of Plympton, played an important role in the Hundred Years War in the service of King Edward III.
A hundred is an administrative division that is geographically part of a larger region.
Amethyst Amelia Kelly (born 7 June 1990), known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper.
Images of England is an online photographic record of all the listed buildings in England at the date of February 2002.
In heraldry, impalement is a form of heraldic combination or marshalling of two coats of arms side by side in one divided heraldic shield or escutcheon to denote a union, most often that of a husband and wife (and in certain cases, same-sex married couples), but also for unions of ecclesiastical, academic/civic and mystical natures.
James Wyatt (3 August 1746 – 4 September 1813) was an English architect, a rival of Robert Adam in the neoclassical style and neo-Gothic style.
A keep (from the Middle English kype) is a type of fortified tower built within castles during the Middle Ages by European nobility.
Kenton is a small village located near Exeter, the capital of Devon, England.
Kentwell Hall is a stately home in Long Melford, Suffolk, England.
Kid Creole and the Coconuts is an American musical group created and led by August Darnell.
Linenfold (or linen fold) is a simple style of relief carving used to decorate wood panelling with a design "imitating window tracery", "imitating folded linen" or "stiffly imitating folded material".
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.
Lympstone is a village and civil parish in East Devon in the English county of Devon.
Mahogany is a kind of wood—the straight-grained, reddish-brown timber of three tropical hardwood species of the genus Swietenia, indigenous to the AmericasBridgewater, Samuel (2012).
A manor in English law is an estate in land to which is incident the right to hold a court termed court baron, that is to say a manorial court.
A manor house was historically the main residence of the lord of the manor.
Powderham is a former manor on the coast of south Devon, England, situated within the historic hundred of Exminster, about south of the city of Exeter and adjacent to the north-east of the village of Kenton.
Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite.
Peter Mark Sinclair "Marc" Almond, (born 9 July 1957) is an English singer-songwriter and musician.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
A minstrels' gallery is a form of balcony, often inside the great hall of a castle or manor house, and used to allow musicians (originally minstrels) to perform, sometimes discreetly hidden from the guests below.
A moat is a deep, broad ditch, either dry or filled with water, that is dug and surrounds a castle, fortification, building or town, historically to provide it with a preliminary line of defence.
The narwhal (Monodon monoceros), or narwhale, is a medium-sized toothed whale that possesses a large "tusk" from a protruding canine tooth.
Nicholas Jerry Jonas (born September 16, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer.
Nicholas David Kershaw (born 1 March 1958) is an English singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
An "overdoor" (or "supraporte" as in German, or "sopraporte" as in Italian) is a painting, bas-relief or decorative panel, generally in a horizontal format, that is set, typically within ornamental mouldings, over a door, or was originally intended for this purpose.
Peter Courtenay (c. 1432 – 23 September 1492) was Bishop of Exeter and Bishop of Winchester, and also had a successful political career during the tumultuous years of the Wars of the Roses.
A polder is a low-lying tract of land enclosed by dikes that form an artificial hydrological entity, meaning it has no connection with outside water other than through manually operated devices.
Henry Reginald Courtenay (1741–1803) was an English Bishop of Bristol and Bishop of Exeter.
The Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England provides a listing and classification system for historic parks and gardens similar to that used for listed buildings.
Riffs is the twenty-sixth studio album by the English rock band Status Quo, released in December 2003.
The River Exe in England rises at Exe Head, near the village of Simonsbath, on Exmoor in Somerset, from the Bristol Channel coast, but flows more or less directly due south, so that most of its length lies in Devon.
Robert Hammond (1621 – 24 October 1654) was an officer in the New Model Army under Oliver Cromwell during the First English Civil War and a politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1654.
Roundheads were supporters of the Parliament of England during the English Civil War.
Shute is a village, parish and former manor located west of Axminster in East Devon, off the A35 road.
Sir William Courtenay, 2nd Baronet (11 March 1676 – 6 October 1735) of Powderham Castle, Powderham, Devon, was an English landowner, a leading member of the Devonshire gentry and a Member of Parliament.
The solar was a room in many English and French medieval manor houses, great houses and castles, generally situated on an upper storey, designed as the family's private living and sleeping quarters.
Sotheby's is a British founded, American multinational corporation headquartered in New York City.
Status Quo are an English rock band who play a brand of boogie rock.
The 1975 are an English rock band originating from Manchester.
The Remains of the Day is a 1993 British-American drama film adapted from the Booker Prize-winning 1989 novel of the same name by Kazuo Ishiguro.
Thomas de Courtenay, 5th/13th Earl of Devon (3 May 1414 – 3 February 1458) was an English nobleman who was involved in the Wars of the Roses.
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.
Thomas Whitty (1713–1792) was an English carpet manufacturer who founded Axminster Carpets in 1755.
Tiverton Castle is the remains of a medieval castle dismantled after the Civil War and thereafter converted in the 17th century into a country house.
Totnes is a market town and civil parish at the head of the estuary of the River Dart in Devon, England within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Turnaround is the fourth studio album by Irish boy band Westlife, released on 24 November 2003 by BMG.
Turnaround Tour covered the UK and Europe in 2004 seen by 490,000 fans making £12,000,000, the tour was also supposed to appear in China, Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Singapore; however, it was cancelled.
A unicorn horn, also known as an alicorn, is a legendary object whose reality may have been accepted in Western Europe throughout the Middle Ages.
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.
Westlife were an Irish pop vocal group, formed in Dublin in 1998 and disbanded in 2012.
William Bonville, 1st Baron Bonville (12 or 31 August 1392 – 18 February 1461), K.G., of Shute, Devon, was an English nobleman, soldier, and administrator.
William Courtenay, 10th Earl of Devon (19 June 1777 – 19 March 1859) was a 19th-century British aristocrat and politician, who sat in the Commons before entering the House of Lords after succeeding to the title of Earl of Devon in 1835.
William Reginald Courtenay, 11th Earl of Devon PC (14 April 1807 – 18 November 1888), styled Lord Courtenay between 1835 and 1859, was a British politician who served as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from 1866 to 1867 and as President of the Poor Law Board from 1867 to 1868.
William "Kitty" Courtenay, 9th Earl of Devon (c. 1768 – 26 May 1835), was the only son of William Courtenay, de jure 8th Earl of Devon, 2nd Viscount Courtenay and his wife Frances Clack.
William Stumbels lived and worked as a clockmaker in Totnes, Devon, from around 1700 to 1769.