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A Bigger Splash is a large pop art painting by British artist David Hockney.
The A272 is a road in southeast England.
The A30 is a major road in England, running WSW from London to Land's End.
The A303 is a trunk road in southern England, running between Basingstoke in Hampshire and Honiton in Devon via Stonehenge.
The A31 is a major trunk road in southern England that runs from Guildford in Surrey to Bere Regis in Dorset.
The A34 is a major road in England.
Abbotts Barton is a village in Hampshire, England.
Aisne is a French department in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France.
Alexa Chung (born 5 November 1983) is a British writer, host, model, and fashion designer.
Sir Alfred Gilbert (12 August 18544 November 1934) was an English sculptor and goldsmith who enthusiastically experimented with metallurgical innovations.
Alfred the Great (Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, "elf counsel" or "wise elf"; 849 – 26 October 899) was King of Wessex from 871 to 899.
An almshouse (also known as a poorhouse) is charitable housing provided to people in a particular community.
Alton railway station is a railway station in the town of Alton, in the English county of Hampshire.
An Excellent Mystery is a mystery novel by Ellis Peters, the third of four set in the year 1141, when so much occurred in the period known as the Anarchy.
Andover is a town in the English county of Hampshire.
Andrew William Burrows (born 30 June 1979) is an English songwriter and musician.
The Anglo-Normans were the medieval ruling class in England, composed mainly of a combination of ethnic Anglo-Saxons, Normans and French, following the Norman conquest.
The Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain describes the process which changed the language and culture of most of what became England from Romano-British to Germanic.
The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.
Anthony Trollope (24 April 1815 – 6 December 1882) was an English novelist of the Victorian era.
An Army Training Regiment provides Basic Training for elements of the British Army.
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes.
Arthur Tudor (19 September 1486 – 2 April 1502) was Prince of Wales, Earl of Chester and Duke of Cornwall.
Ashley is a village and civil parish in the Test Valley district of Hampshire, England, west of Winchester.
Æthelwold of Winchester (904/9 – 984) was Bishop of Winchester from 963 to 984 and one of the leaders of the tenth-century monastic reform movement in Anglo-Saxon England.
Badger Farm is a suburb to the south of Winchester, Hampshire, England and a civil parish.
Bar End is an area of Winchester, Hampshire, England.
Basingstoke is the largest town in the modern county of Hampshire (Southampton and Portsmouth being cities.) It is situated in south central England, and lies across a valley at the source of the River Loddon.
Beasts of the Sea is a paper collage on canvas by Henri Matisse from 1950.
The Belgae were a large Gallic-Germanic confederation of tribes living in northern Gaul, between the English Channel, the west bank of the Rhine, and northern bank of the river Seine, from at least the third century BC.
Ben Hart (born 19 October 1990) is a magician and Gold Star Member of the Inner Magic Circle.
Bernard Cornwell, OBE (born 23 February 1944) is an English author of historical novels and a history of the Waterloo Campaign.
Birmingham New Street is the largest and busiest of the three main railway stations in the Birmingham City Centre, England.
The Bishop of Winchester is the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Winchester in the Church of England.
Bishop's Waltham is a medieval market town situated at the source of the River Hamble in Hampshire, England.
Blue Apple Theatre is an award-winning inclusive theatre company based in Winchester, England.
Solent Blue Line Ltd, which trades primarily under the name Bluestar, is a bus operator providing services in south Hampshire.
A bollard is a sturdy, short, vertical post.
Bournemouth railway station is the main railway station serving the beach-side town of Bournemouth, Dorset, England.
Bowls or lawn bowls is a sport in which the objective is to roll biased balls called woods so that they stop close to a smaller ball called a "jack" or "kitty".
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.
A buttercross, also known as butter cross, is a type of market cross associated with English market towns and dating from medieval times.
Brother Cadfael is the main fictional character in a series of historical murder mysteries written between 1977 and 1994 by the linguist-scholar Edith Pargeter under the name "Ellis Peters".
Caer (cair or kair) is a placename element in Welsh meaning "stronghold", "fortress", or "citadel", roughly equivalent to the Old English suffix now variously written as and.
Calleva Atrebatum ("Calleva of the Atrebates") was originally an Iron Age settlement, capital of the Atrebates tribe, and subsequently a town in the Roman province of Britannia.
Camelot is a castle and court associated with the legendary King Arthur.
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.
Captain Scarlet is the fictional main character in Gerry Anderson's British Supermarionation science-fiction television series Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons and its computer-animated remake, Gerry Anderson's New Captain Scarlet.
Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, often referred to as Captain Scarlet, is a 1960s British science-fiction television series produced by the Century 21 Productions company of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, John Read and Reg Hill.
Castle Hill is a series of buildings used as council offices in Winchester, Hampshire.
Cenwalh, also Cenwealh or Coenwalh, was King of Wessex from c. 642 to c. 645 and from c. 648 until his death, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, in c. 672.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
The term chapel usually refers to a Christian place of prayer and worship that is attached to a larger, often nonreligious institution or that is considered an extension of a primary religious institution.
Charles Kingsley (12 June 1819 – 23 January 1875) was a broad church priest of the Church of England, a university professor, social reformer, historian and novelist.
Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II.
Chilcomb is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Hampshire east of Winchester and includes the South Downs Way long distance footpath.
The Chronicles of Barsetshire is a series of six novels by the English author Anthony Trollope, set in the fictitious English county of Barsetshire and its cathedral town of Barchester.
The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.
The City of Winchester is a local government district in Hampshire, England, with city status.
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 Clarendon Way is a recreational footpath in Hampshire and Wiltshire, England.
Cnut the GreatBolton, The Empire of Cnut the Great: Conquest and the Consolidation of Power in Northern Europe in the Early Eleventh Century (Leiden, 2009) (Cnut se Micela, Knútr inn ríki. Retrieved 21 January 2016. – 12 November 1035), also known as Canute—whose father was Sweyn Forkbeard (which gave him the patronym Sweynsson, Sveinsson)—was King of Denmark, England and Norway; together often referred to as the North Sea Empire.
Colbrand (also written Colbron) was a legendary giant from English folklore, supposedly defeated by Guy of Warwick, a legendary English hero of Romance popular in England and France from the 13th to 17th centuries.
Colin Andrew Firth, (born 10 September 1960), is an English actor who has received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two BAFTA Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as the Volpi Cup for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival.
Common Brittonic was an ancient Celtic language spoken in Britain.
Compton and Shawford is a civil parish in the City of Winchester, Hampshire, England.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
A Councillor is a member of a local government council.
A county court is a court based in or with a jurisdiction covering one or more counties, which are administrative divisions (subnational entities) within a country, not to be confused with the medieval system of county courts held by the High Sheriff of each county.
A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.
Cranbury Park is a stately home and country estate situated in the parish of Hursley, near Winchester, England.
CrossCountry (legal name XC Trains Limited) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Arriva UK Trains, operating the New Cross Country franchise.
The Crown Court of England and Wales is, together with the High Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal, one of the constituent parts of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.
The curfew bell was a bell rung in the evening in Medieval England as the curfew signal for everyone to go to bed.
David Charles Thomas (16 August 193427 August 2013) was a Welsh professional golfer and renowned golf course architect.
David Hockney, (born 9 July 1937) is an English painter, draftsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer.
David Alan NichollsBirths, Marriages & Deaths Index of England and Wales, 1837–2006.
A deanery (or decanate) is an ecclesiastical entity in the Roman Catholic Church, the Anglican Communion, the Evangelical Church in Germany, and the Church of Norway.
is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata.
The Didcot, Newbury and Southampton Railway (DN&SR) was a cross-country railway running north–south between Didcot, Newbury and Winchester.
Dorchester on Thames (or Dorchester-on-Thames) is a village and civil parish in Oxfordshire, about northwest of Wallingford and southeast of Oxford.
Ealhswith or Ealswitha (died 5 December 902) was the wife of King Alfred the Great.
Eastleigh is a town in Hampshire, England, between Southampton and Winchester in South Hampshire.
Easton is a village in Hampshire, England, situated on the River Itchen, 2¾ miles north east of Winchester.
Ecgberht (771/775 – 839), also spelled Egbert, Ecgbert, or Ecgbriht, was King of Wessex from 802 until his death in 839.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Edith Mary Pargeter, OBE, BEM (28 September 1913 – 14 October 1995), also known by her nom de plume Ellis Peters, was an English author of works in many categories, especially history and historical fiction, and was also honoured for her translations of Czech classics; she is probably best known for her murder mysteries, both historical and modern.
Edward the Elder (c. 874 – 17 July 924) was King of the Anglo-Saxons from 899 until his death.
Dame Elisabeth Jean Frink (14 November 1930 – 18 April 1993) was an English sculptor and printmaker.
Empress Matilda (c. 7 February 110210 September 1167), also known as the Empress Maude, was the claimant to the English throne during the civil war known as the Anarchy.
The end of Roman rule in Britain was the transition from Roman Britain to post-Roman Britain.
English Heritage (officially the English Heritage Trust) is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection.
In Greek mythology, Eros (Ἔρως, "Desire") was the Greek god of sexual attraction.
An executive agency is a part of a government department that is treated as managerially and budgetarily separate, to carry-out some part of the executive functions of the United Kingdom government, Scottish Government, Welsh Government or Northern Ireland Executive.
Fareham is a market town at the north-west tip of Portsmouth Harbour, between the cities of Portsmouth and Southampton in the south east of Hampshire, England.
FARMA is a co-operative association of farmers, producers and farmers' market organisations in the United Kingdom.
A farmers' market is a physical retail marketplace intended to sell foods directly by farmers to consumers.
Field hockey is a team game of the hockey family.
Francis Edward "Frank" Turner (born 28 December 1981) is an English folk singer-songwriter from Meonstoke, Hampshire.
Friary Bowling Club is an outdoor flat green bowling club based in Winchester and part of Bowls England.
Fuller's earth is any clay material that has the capability to decolorize oil or other liquids without chemical treatment.
The Gauls were Celtic people inhabiting Gaul in the Iron Age and the Roman period (roughly from the 5th century BC to the 5th century AD).
Gerry Anderson (born Gerald Alexander Abrahams; 14 April 1929 – 26 December 2012) was an English television and film producer, director, writer and occasional voice artist.
Peter Gerald Malone (born 21 July 1950) is a British Conservative politician who was an MP from 1983–87 and 1992–97.
Giessen, spelled Gießen in German, is a town in the German federal state (Bundesland) of Hesse, capital of both the district of Giessen and the administrative region of Giessen.
Gina Beck (born 30 December 1981) is an English actress and singer known primarily for playing major roles in leading West End theatre productions.
Golconda (Golconde) is an oil painting on canvas by Belgian surrealist René Magritte, painted in 1953.
A golf course is the grounds where the game of golf is played.
Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.
Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.
A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school, differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools.
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.
Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918) was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement.
Guy of Warwick, or Gui de Warewic, is a legendary English hero of Romance popular in England and France from the 13th to 17th centuries.
A hammerbeam roof is a decorative, open timber roof truss typical of English Gothic architecture and has been called "...the most spectacular endeavour of the English Medieval carpenter." They are traditionally timber framed, using short beams projecting from the wall on which the rafters land, essentially a tie beam which has the middle cut out.
Sir William Hamo Thornycroft (9 March 1850 – 18 December 1925) was an English sculptor, responsible for some of London’s best-known statues.
Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.
The Hampshire Chronicle is a local, broadsheet newspaper, based in Winchester, Hampshire, England.
Hampshire County Council (HCC) is the county council that governs the majority of the county of Hampshire in England.
Hauts-de-France (translates to "Upper France" in English; Heuts-d'Franche) is a region of France created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014, from a merger of Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardy.
Headbourne Worthy (formerly Worthy Mortimer) is a village and former manor within the City of Winchester district of Hampshire, England.
Henri Émile Benoît Matisse (31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) was a French artist, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship.
Henri Julien Félix Rousseau (May 21, 1844 – September 2, 1910) at the Guggenheim was a French post-impressionist painter in the Naïve or Primitive manner.
Henry Beaufort School, is a secondary school in Harestock, a suburb of Winchester, in the county of Hampshire in England.
Henry of Blois (c. 1096 8 August 1171), often known as Henry of Winchester, was Abbot of Glastonbury Abbey from 1126, and Bishop of Winchester from 1129 to his death.
Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death.
Her Majesty's Courts Service (HMCS) was an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and was responsible for the administration of the civil, family and criminal courts in England and Wales.
Hereward the Wake: Last of the English (also published as Hereward, the Last of the English) is an 1866 novel by Charles Kingsley.
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.
A Justice of the High Court, commonly known as a ‘High Court judge’, is a judge of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, and represents the third highest level of judge in the courts of England and Wales.
The High Court of Justice is, together with the Court of Appeal and the Crown Court, one of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.
Hillforts in Britain refers to the various hillforts within the island of Great Britain.
His Dark Materials is an epic trilogy of fantasy novels by Philip Pullman consisting of Northern Lights (1995) (published as The Golden Compass in North America), The Subtle Knife (1997), and The Amber Spyglass (2000).
The History of the Britons (Historia Brittonum) is a purported history of the indigenous British (Brittonic) people that was written around 828 and survives in numerous recensions that date from after the 11th century.
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).
HM Prison Winchester is a Category B men's prison, located in Winchester, Hampshire, England.
Horse and Rider (FCR 242) is a 1974 bronze equestrian sculpture by Elisabeth Frink.
The Hospital of St Cross and Almshouse of Noble Poverty is a medieval almshouse in Winchester, Hampshire, England, founded between 1132 and 1136.
The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Hursley is a village and civil parish in Hampshire, England with a population of around 800 in 2005.
The Iron Age is the final epoch of the three-age system, preceded by the Stone Age (Neolithic) and the Bronze Age.
James Andrew Innes "Jack" Dee (born 29 September 1961) is an English stand-up comedian, actor and writer known for his sarcasm and deadpan humour.
Jackson Pollock (January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956) was an American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement.
Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.
Joe Marchant (born) is a professional rugby player for Harlequins and England.
Sam Youd (16 April 1922 – 3 February 2012), known professionally as Christopher Samuel Youd, was a British writer, best known for science fiction under the pseudonym John Christopher, including the novels The Death of Grass, The Possessors, and the young-adult novel series The Tripods.
John Henry "J.H." Taylor (19 March 1871 – 10 February 1963) was an English professional golfer and one of the pioneers of the modern game of golf.
John Keats (31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821) was an English Romantic poet.
John Keble (25 April 1792 – 29 March 1866) was an English churchman and poet, one of the leaders of the Oxford Movement.
Sir John Major (born 29 March 1943) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1990 to 1997.
John of Pontoise (a.k.a. John de Pontissara; died 1304) was a medieval Bishop of Winchester in England.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Kenneth Martin "Ken" Follett, (born 5 June 1949) is a British author of thrillers and historical novels who has sold more than 160 million copies of his works.
King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and early 6th centuries.
The King's House in Winchester was a late 17th-century planned royal palace in the English county of Hampshire.
King's Somborne is a village in Hampshire, England.
Kings Worthy is a village and civil parish in Hampshire, England, approximately two miles north-east of Winchester.
Kings' School is a comprehensive school in Winchester, Hampshire, with approximately 1,650 pupils.
The Knights of the Round Table were the knightly members of the legendary fellowship of the King Arthur in the literary cycle of the Matter of Britain, in which the first written record of them appears in the Roman de Brut written by the Norman poet Wace in 1155.
Laon is the capital city of the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France, northern France.
The Late Middle Ages or Late Medieval Period was the period of European history lasting from 1250 to 1500 AD.
Lath and plaster is a building process used to finish mainly interior walls and ceilings in Canada and the United States until the late 1950s.
Laura Bingham (aka Laura Stafford) is an English explorer and adventurer best known for leading the world first descent of the Essequibo River in Guyana, South America.
Le Kremlin-Bicêtre is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France.
Le Morte d'Arthur (originally spelled Le Morte Darthur, Middle French for "the death of Arthur") is a reworking of existing tales by Sir Thomas Malory about the legendary King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, Merlin, and the Knights of the Round Table.
Le Rêve (French, "The Dream") is a 1932 oil painting (130 × 97 cm) by Pablo Picasso, then 50 years old, portraying his 22-year-old mistress Marie-Thérèse Walter.
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (15 April 14522 May 1519), more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath of the Renaissance, whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography.
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.
Liberty, in politics, consists of the social, political, and economic freedoms to which all community members are entitled.
This is a list of Celtic tribes, listed in order of the Roman province (after Roman conquest) or the general area in which they lived.
* James Adams, (1980-), Hampshire cricketer.
Littleton and Harestock is a civil parish consisting of the villages of Littleton and Harestock in the City of Winchester district of Hampshire, England.
Waterloo station, also known as London Waterloo, is a central London terminus on the National Rail network in the United Kingdom, located in the Waterloo area of the London Borough of Lambeth.
Lucy Katherine Pinder (born 20 December 1983) is an English model and actress.
The M3 is a motorway that runs from Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, to Southampton, Hampshire, a distance of approximately.
Manchester Piccadilly is the principal railway station in Manchester, England.
Mark Oaten (born 8 March 1964) is a British politician who was a senior member of the Liberal Democrats.
Martyr Worthy is a small village in the English county of Hampshire.
Mary I (18 February 1516 – 17 November 1558) was the Queen of England and Ireland from July 1553 until her death.
Mary was a 1st-century BC Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth, and the mother of Jesus, according to the New Testament and the Quran.
Megabus is a long distance coach (Intercity bus service) operator operated by the Stagecoach Group.
Merlin is a 1998 television miniseries which originally aired on NBC that retells the legend of King Arthur from the perspective of the wizard Merlin.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) is a ministerial department of the British Government headed by the Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor (a combined position).
The Mona Lisa (Monna Lisa or La Gioconda, La Joconde) is a half-length portrait painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci that has been described as "the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world".
Municipal boroughs were a type of local government district which existed in England and Wales between 1835 and 1974, in Northern Ireland from 1840 to 1973 and in the Republic of Ireland from 1840 to 2002.
Mystery plays and miracle plays (they are distinguished as two different forms although the terms are often used interchangeably) are among the earliest formally developed plays in medieval Europe.
National Express is an intercity and InterRegional coach operator providing services throughout Great Britain.
The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.
Nennius — or Nemnius or Nemnivus — was a Welsh monk of the 9th century.
New Alresford or simply Alresford is a small town and civil parish in the City of Winchester district of Hampshire, England.
The New Minster in Winchester was a royal Benedictine abbey founded in 901 in Winchester in the English county of Hampshire.
Newcastle railway station (also known as Newcastle Central Station) is on the East Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom, serving the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear.
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.
North is one of the four compass points or cardinal directions.
Noviomagus Reginorum was the Roman town which is today called Chichester, situated in the modern English county of West Sussex.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
The Old Minster was the Anglo-Saxon cathedral for the diocese of Wessex and then Winchester from 660 to 1093.
Oliver's Battery is a civil parish in Hampshire, England, of some 700 households located just to the south of the City of Winchester.
One Day is a novel by David Nicholls, published in 2009.
An oppidum (plural oppida) is a large fortified Iron Age settlement.
Oram's Arbour was an enclosed settlement during the Iron Age, in what is now Winchester.
Ordnance Survey (OS) is a national mapping agency in the United Kingdom which covers the island of Great Britain.
Osborne School is a community special school in Winchester, England.
Otterbourne is a village in Hampshire, England.
Owslebury is a village and civil parish in the county of Hampshire, in the south of England approximately outside Winchester.
Oxjam is an annual charity music festival in the United Kingdom that raises money for Oxfam, whose mission is to fight poverty worldwide.
Pablo Ruiz Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Patrick Evelyn Hugh Sadler Gale (born 31 January 1962) is a British novelist.
The Peninsula Barracks are a group of military buildings in Winchester, Hampshire.
Peter Alliss (born 28 February 1931) is a former English professional golfer, and is a television presenter and commentator, author and golf course designer.
Peter Symonds College is a sixth form college in Winchester, Hampshire, in the south of England.
Petersfield is a market town and civil parish in the East Hampshire district of Hampshire, England.
Philip II (Felipe II; 21 May 1527 – 13 September 1598), called "the Prudent" (el Prudente), was King of Spain (1556–98), King of Portugal (1581–98, as Philip I, Filipe I), King of Naples and Sicily (both from 1554), and jure uxoris King of England and Ireland (during his marriage to Queen Mary I from 1554–58).
Philip Pullman CBE, FRSL (born 19 October 1946) is an English novelist.
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.
The Pilgrims' Way (also Pilgrim's Way or Pilgrims Way) is the historical route taken by pilgrims from Winchester in Hampshire, England, to the shrine of Thomas Becket at Canterbury in Kent.
Poole is a large coastal town and seaport in the county of Dorset, on the south coast of England.
Portsmouth & Southsea railway station is the main railway station in central Portsmouth in Hampshire, England.
Several species of humans have intermittently occupied Britain for almost a million years.
A priory is a monastery of men or women under religious vows that is headed by a prior or prioress.
Probate is the judicial process whereby a will is "proved" in a court of law and accepted as a valid public document that is the true last testament of the deceased, or whereby the estate is settled according to the laws of intestacy in the state of residence of the deceased at time of death in the absence of a legal will.
A public school in England and Wales is a long-established, student-selective, fee-charging independent secondary school that caters primarily for children aged between 11 or 13 and 18, and whose head teacher is a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC).
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
Raoul Dufy (3 June 1877 – 23 March 1953) was a French Fauvist painter, brother of Jean Dufy.
Reading is a large, historically important minster town in Berkshire, England, of which it is the county town.
René François Ghislain Magritte (21 November 1898 – 15 August 1967) was a Belgian surrealist artist.
The River Itchen (previously also known as the River Alre) is a river in Hampshire, England.
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 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).
Roman roads (Latin: viae Romanae; singular: via Romana meaning "Roman way") were physical infrastructure vital to the maintenance and development of the Roman state, and were built from about 300 BC through the expansion and consolidation of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.
Romsey is a market town in the county of Hampshire, England.
Rosemary Pauline "Rose" West (née Letts; born 29 November 1953) is a British serial killer, now an inmate at HMP Low Newton, Brasside, Durham, England, after being convicted, in 1995, of ten murders.
The Round Table is King Arthur's famed table in the Arthurian legend, around which he and his knights congregate.
In the Rout of Winchester (14 September 1141) the army of imprisoned King Stephen of England, led by his wife, Queen Matilda of Boulogne, Stephen's brother Bishop Henry of Blois, and William of Ypres, faced the army of Stephen's cousin Empress Matilda, whose forces were commanded by her half-brother Earl Robert of Gloucester.
The Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester is a District General Hospital serving much of central Hampshire.
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.
Stephen Michael Stirling (born September 30, 1953) is a French-born Canadian-American science-fiction and fantasy author.
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, with a population of 40,302, at the confluence of the rivers Nadder, Ebble, Wylye and Bourne.
In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a "nationally important" archaeological site or historic building, given protection against unauthorised change.
The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival ("The Bloom") is a six-day festival held annually in spring in Winchester, Virginia.
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
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.
Sir John Moore Barracks is a military installation near Winchester.
Sir Orfeo is an anonymous Middle English narrative poem, retelling the story of Orpheus as a king rescuing his wife from the fairy king.
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.
Sonia Delaunay (November 14, 1885 – December 5, 1979) was a Ukrainian-born French artist, who spent most of her working life in Paris and, with her husband Robert Delaunay and others, cofounded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colors and geometric shapes.
The South Downs are a range of chalk hills that extends for about across the south-eastern coastal counties of England from the Itchen Valley of Hampshire in the west to Beachy Head, near Eastbourne, East Sussex, in the east.
South Western Railway (SWR) is an English train operating company owned by FirstGroup (70%) and MTR Corporation (30%) that operates the South Western franchise.
Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England.
Southampton Central railway station is a main line station serving the city of Southampton in Hampshire, southern England.
Sparsholt (/ˈspɑːʃəʊlt/) is a village and civil parish in 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.
Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.
St Swithun's School is an independent day, weekly and full-boarding school for girls in Winchester, Hampshire.
Stagecoach South is a bus operator providing services in South East England.
Stanmore is a large residential suburb of Winchester, Hampshire, England, situated on a very steep slope from West to East.
Stephen (Étienne; – 25 October 1154), often referred to as Stephen of Blois, was King of England from 1135 to his death, as well as Count of Boulogne from 1125 until 1147 and Duke of Normandy from 1135 until 1144.
Stephen Charles Brine (born 28 January 1974) is a British Conservative Party politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Winchester.
Street theatre is a form of theatrical performance and presentation in outdoor public spaces without a specific paying audience.
Sub-Roman Britain is the transition period between the Roman Empire's Crisis of the Third Century around CE 235 (and the subsequent collapse and end of Roman Britain), until the start of the Early Medieval period.
Swithun (or Swithin, Swīþhūn, Swithunus; died 862 AD) was an Anglo-Saxon bishop of Winchester and subsequently patron saint of Winchester Cathedral.
The Sword of the Spirits is the unofficial title of a trilogy of young adult novels written by Sam Youd under his pseudonym John Christopher.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented is a novel by Thomas Hardy.
"The Adventure of the Copper Beeches", one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the last of the twelve collected in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
The Anarchy was a civil war in England and Normandy between 1135 and 1153, which resulted in a widespread breakdown in law and order.
The Fog is a horror novel by English writer James Herbert, published in 1975.
The History of Henry Esmond is a historical novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, originally published in 1852.
The Midlands is a cultural and geographic area roughly spanning central England that broadly corresponds to the early medieval Kingdom of Mercia.
The Open Championship, often referred to as The Open or the British Open, is the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf.
The Pilgrims' School is a boys' preparatory school and cathedral school in the cathedral city of Winchester, Hampshire, England.
The Pillars of the Earth is an historical novel by Welsh author Ken Follett published in 1989 about the building of a cathedral in the fictional town of Kingsbridge, England.
"The Problem of Thor Bridge" is a Sherlock Holmes murder mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle in The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes, first published in 1922 in The Strand Magazine.
The Saxon Stories (also known as "Saxon Tales"/"Saxon Chronicles" in the USA and "The Warrior Chronicles" and since the BBC TV adaptation as "The Last Kingdom Series" in the UK) is a continuing historical novel series written by Bernard Cornwell about 9th and 10th century Britain.
The Sleeping Gypsy (French: La Bohémienne endormie) is an 1897 oil painting by French Naïve artist Henri Rousseau (1844–1910).
The Subtle Knife, the second book in the His Dark Materials series, is a young-adult fantasy novel written by Philip Pullman and published in 1997.
The Sunrise Lands is a post-apocalyptic 2007 novel by alternate history author S. M. Stirling.
The Warden, published in 1855, is the first book in Anthony Trollope's Chronicles of Barsetshire series of six novels.
The Westgate School is a mixed all-through school located in Winchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom.
Christian Matthias Theodor Mommsen (30 November 1817 – 1 November 1903) was a German classical scholar, historian, jurist, journalist, politician and archaeologist.
Thomas Dummer (1739–1781) was an English Member of Parliament for Newport (Isle of Wight) (1765–1768), Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) (1769–1774), Downton in Wiltshire (1774), Wendover in Buckinghamshire (1775–1780) and Lymington in Hampshire (1780–1781).
Thomas Hardy (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet.
Sir Thomas Malory (c. 1415 – 14 March 1471) was an English writer, the author or compiler of Le Morte d'Arthur (originally titled, The Whole Book of King Arthur and His Noble Knights of the Round table).
Thrace (Modern Θράκη, Thráki; Тракия, Trakiya; Trakya) is a geographical and historical area in southeast Europe, now split between Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey, which is bounded by the Balkan Mountains to the north, the Aegean Sea to the south and the Black Sea to the east.
Timber framing and "post-and-beam" construction are traditional methods of building with heavy timbers, creating structures using squared-off and carefully fitted and joined timbers with joints secured by large wooden pegs.
"To Autumn" is a poem by English Romantic poet John Keats (31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821).
Twyford School is a co-educational, independent, preparatory boarding and day school, located in the village of Twyford, Hampshire, England.
Twyford is a village and civil parish in Hampshire, England, approximately south of Winchester and near the M3 motorway and Twyford Down.
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 University of Southampton (abbreviated as Soton in post-nominal letters) is a research university located in Southampton, England.
The University of Winchester is a public research university based in the city of Winchester, Hampshire, England.
Venta Belgarum was a town in the Roman province of Britannia Superior, the civitas capital of the local tribe, the Belgae, and which later became the city of Winchester.
Viking expansion is the process by which the Vikings sailed most of the North Atlantic, reaching south to North Africa and east to Russia, Constantinople and the Middle East as looters, traders, colonists and mercenaries.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
The Watercress Line is the marketing name of the Mid Hants Railway, a heritage railway in Hampshire, England, running from New Alresford to Alton where it connects to the National Rail network.
A watermill or water mill is a mill that uses hydropower.
A weapon, arm or armament is any device used with intent to inflict damage or harm.
Weeke is an ecclesiastical parish, based around St Matthew's Church, is an ecclesiastical parish to the north-west of Winchester, Hampshire, England.
Wessex (Westseaxna rīce, the "kingdom of the West Saxons") was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom in the south of Great Britain, from 519 until England was unified by Æthelstan in the early 10th century.
The Westgate is one of two surviving fortified gateways in Winchester, England (the other is Kingsgate).
Weymouth railway station is the main railway station serving the town of Weymouth in Dorset, England (the other being Upwey station which is located north of the town centre).
William Butterfield (7 September 1814 – 23 February 1900) was a Gothic Revival architect and associated with the Oxford Movement (or Tractarian Movement).
William Caxton (c. 1422 – c. 1491) was an English merchant, diplomat, writer and printer.
William II (Old Norman: Williame; – 2 August 1100), the third son of William the Conqueror, was King of England from 1087 until 1100, with powers over Normandy, and influence in Scotland.
William Makepeace Thackeray (18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was a British novelist and author.
William of Wykeham (1320 or 1324 – 27 September 1404) was Bishop of Winchester and Chancellor of England.
Win FM, the on-air name of Winchester Independent Radio, was a local radio station for Winchester, in Hampshire, England, and surrounding areas.
Winchester (Chesil) railway station was, for the first six years after the opening of the line, the terminus of the Didcot, Newbury and Southampton Railway (DNSR), until the line was extended to link up with the Southern Railway line to Southampton.
Winchester is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Steve Brine, a Conservative.
Winchester Castle is a medieval building in Hampshire, England.
Winchester Castle F.C. are an English football team based in Winchester.
Winchester Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral in Winchester, Hampshire, England.
The 2006 Winchester Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of Winchester District Council in Hampshire, England.
One third of Winchester City Council in Hampshire, England is elected each year, followed by one year without election.
Winchester City Football Club are an English football team based in Winchester, Hampshire and playing in the Southern Football League Division One South and West.
The Winchester City Mill is a restored water mill situated on the River Itchen in the centre of the ancient English city of Winchester.
Winchester College is an independent boarding school for boys in the British public school tradition, situated in Winchester, Hampshire.
Winchester College football, also known as Winkies, WinCoFo or simply "Our Game", is a code of football played at Winchester College.
The Winchester Hat Fair is the UK's longest running festival of Street Theatre, comedy, and music which is held in Winchester, United Kingdom, always during the first weekend in July.
The Winchester Hoard is a hoard of Iron Age gold found in a field in the Winchester area of Hampshire, England, in 2000, by a retired florist and amateur metal detectorist, Kevan Halls.
Winchester measure is a set of legal standards of volume instituted in the late 15th century (1495) by King Henry VII of England and in use, with some modifications, until the present day.
Winchester railway station is a railway station in Winchester in the county of Hampshire, England.
Winchester School of Art is the art school of the University of Southampton, situated 10 miles (14 km) north of Southampton in the city of Winchester near the south coast of England.
Winchester is an independent city located in the northwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Winnall is a northern suburb of Winchester, Hampshire, on the east bank of the River Itchen.
Wolvesey Castle, also known as the "Old Bishop's Palace", is a ruined castle in Winchester, Hampshire, England.
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