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Devon (/ˈdɛvən/; archaically known as Devonshire) is a county of England, ..... the Devon bishop having from 905 his seat at Tawton (now Bishop's Tawton) ...

Historic Resources - Madbury


named for Modbury in Devonshire, England, which was for centuries the county seat of the Champernowne family. A member of this family, Captain ...

GENUKI/Devon: Devon History (1850)


DEVONSHIRE, the largest county in England, except Yorkshire, and the most ..... of numerous fortifications and encampments shew that Devon was a seat of ...

Devon? The greatest county is... - Telegraph


Mar 2, 2015 ... She has also had the excellent sense to say that Devon is the loveliest place in the world. ... By contrast, English counties are ancient – some go back to the ..... Nottinghamshire has bagged itself the best seat in the house.

THE DRAKE FAMILY in England and America 1360-1895 - xroyvision


... and British encampment in what is now Musbury, Devon County, England, .... There was a fortified house at Mt. Drake, before Ashe--an ancient seat in the ...

Dorset Café was inspired by the beauty of Dorset County in England ...


Dorset Café was inspired by the beauty of Dorset County in England. ... In Devonshire, the cream is spread first on the scone, followed by the jam. ... John le Carré, and Thomas Hardy, who immortalized the County seat of Dorchester in “ The ...

History Gazetteer and Directory of Devonshire 1850 - Access ...


Mar 29, 2013 ... DEVONSHIRE, the largest county in England, except Yorkshire, and the ... marble &c. ; and is one of the oldest seats of the oldest seats of the ...

Devon genealogy heraldry and family history - UK Genealogy Archives


Free genealogy and family history resources relating to Devon. ... Country Seats | ; Directories & Gazetteers |; Maps |; Newspapers and Periodicals |; Parishes and ... The only English counties which exceed it in size are Yorkshire and Lincoln.

Devon Genealogy Resources & Parish Registers - Forebears


... of England baptism, marriage and burial registers for the county of Devonshire. ...... seated at Crediton, but in 1050 Exeter was made the seat of the bishopric.

General history: Nobility | British History Online


Nobility resident in, or connected with, the County. ... This noble family first became connected with Devonshire in consequence of the Protector Somerset's ... Mount Edgecumbe is now the seat of his son Richard, Earl Mount Edgecumbe, Lord ...

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Devon County Council


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Devon | county, England, United Kingdom | Britannica.com


Administrative, geographic, and historic county of England. ... Hams, Teignbridge, and Torridge; the borough of West Devon; and the city of Exeter, the county seat. The geographic county of Devon is the third largest of that type in England.

Eastbourne AEGON International Tennis Championships ...


The Official site for Eastbourne Tennis events at Devonshire Park. ... some of the UK's best tennis players representing their county in this week long tournament, ...

Descendants of John GOLD the Crusader - USGenWeb Archives


JOHN GOLD THE1 CRUSADER was born 1195 in Devonshire, England. ... in Mecklenburg County, Virginia ( found in the county courthouse in Boydton, ...

GENUKI/Devon: Devon Genealogy - Full Contents


GENUKI - Genealogical Research Information about Devon, England (Site Index) . ... much informative text on the actual GENUKI/Devon county and parish pages ..... of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc of Noblemen and Gentlemen of England  ...