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Bedfordshire

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Is a small, low‐lying, and predominantly agricultural county, drained largely by the river Ouse. In pre‐Roman times it formed part of the kingdom of the Catuvellauni. In 571 a victory of...

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Bedfordshire

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Is a small, low‐lying, and predominantly agricultural county, drained largely by the river Ouse. In pre‐Roman times it formed part of the kingdom of the Catuvellauni. In 571 a victory of...

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Bedfordshire <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 485 words.

bed; thus go up the wooden hill/high road (to Bedfordshire), to go to bed; thus Bedfordshire woman n., a

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Bedfordshire

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 261 words.

is a small, low‐lying, and predominantly agricultural county, drained largely by the river Ouse. In pre‐Roman times it formed part

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Bedfordshire

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 265 words.

is a small, low‐lying, and predominantly agricultural county, drained largely by the river Ouse. In pre‐Roman times it formed part of the kingdom of the Catuvellauni. In ...

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Bedfordshire

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 128 words.

cassia, glacier • apraxia, dyspraxia • banksia • eclampsia • estancia, fancier, financier, Landseer • intarsia

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Bedfordshire

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 128 words.

cassia, glacier • apraxia, dyspraxia • banksia • eclampsia • estancia, fancier, financier, Landseer • intarsia

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Bedfordshire

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 94 words.

English county noted for its lace production. Commercial bobbin lacemaking was introduced in the 17th century to the English county

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Bedfordshire

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 576 words.

is a small, low-lying, and predominantly agricultural county, drained largely by the river Ouse, which meanders across it from west

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Bedfordshire

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 578 words.

is a small, low-lying, and predominantly agricultural county, drained largely by the river Ouse, which meanders across it from west

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Bedfordshire

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 62 words.

County in central s England; the county town is Bedford. The land is mostly flat with low chalk hills, the

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Bedfordshire clanger

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2006; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 50 words.

a tube-shaped pasty with a suet crust and an interior division, one end containing a savoury filling, the other a

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Bedfordshire clanger

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 4 words.

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Archdeaconry of Bedford (Bedfordshire)

William Wake.

Edited by John Broad.

in Records of Social and Economic History: New Series, Vol. 50: Bishop Wake’s Summary of Visitation Returns from the Diocese of Lincoln, 1706–1715, Vol. 2: Outside Lincolnshire: Huntingdonshire, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Leicestershire, Buckinghamshire

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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Part 2: Outside Lincolnshire (Huntingdonshire, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Leicestershire, Buckinghamshire)

William Wake.

Edited by John Broad.

in Records of Social and Economic History: New Series, Vol. 50: Bishop Wake’s Summary of Visitation Returns from the Diocese of Lincoln, 1706–1715, Vol. 2: Outside Lincolnshire: Huntingdonshire, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Leicestershire, Buckinghamshire

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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How Bedfordshire Voted, 1685–1735: The Evidence of Local Poll Books. Vol. 1: 1685–1715

W.A. Speck.

in The English Historical Review

August 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 407 words.

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<i>How Bedfordshire Voted, 1685–1735: The Evidence of Local Poll Books</i>. Vol. II: <i>1716–1735</i>

W.A. Speck.

in The English Historical Review

June 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 402 words.

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Shorter notice. The Poll Taxes of 1377, 1379 and 1381. Part I: Bedfordshire-Leicestershire. CC Fenwick

S Walker.

in The English Historical Review

June 2000; p ublished online June 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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Gamby

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 5 words.

English (Bedfordshire): unexplained.

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