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ALDRIDGE, John Barttelot (1871 - 1909), Major, 27th Battery, RFA, Athlone

HOGARTH, William David (1901 - 1965), Secretary to the Athlone Press of University of London, since 1949

Athlone), (HRH Princess Alice Mary Victoria Augusta Pauline); (Princess Alice, Countess of (1883 - 1981)

CAMPBELL, Richard Stewart Dobbs (died 1913), Dean of Clonmacnoise from 1904; Rector of Athlone from 1888

Wilmot, Sir Charles, first Viscount Wilmot of Athlone (1570/1571-1644), army officer and administrator

Ginckel, Godard van Reede-, first earl of Athlone (1644-1703), army officer

The Athlone Edition of ‘Piers Plowman’ B: Stemmatics and the Direct Method

Alice, Princess [Princess Alice of Albany], countess of Athlone (1883-1981), granddaughter of Queen Victoria and diplomatic service wife

Cambridge, Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George, earl of Athlone [formerly Prince Alexander of Teck] (1874-1957), army officer and governor-general of South Africa

BURTCHAELL, George Dames (1853 - 1921), Peerage Counsel; Athlone Pursuivant of Arms, 1908; Registrar of the Office of Arms, Ireland; Deputy Ulster King of Arms, 1910–11 and since 1915; JP Counties Kilkenny and Carlow

The sea and the sky Of Ships and Stars: Maritime heritage and the founding of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, Kevin Littlewood and Beverley Butler, Athlone Press, London, 1998, ISBN 0 485 11537 9, £18.95 pbk, 275pp.

Piers Plowman: Concordance. Will's Visions of Piers Plowman, Do‐Well, Do‐Better and Do‐Best. A Lemmatized Analysis of the English Vocabulary of the A, B, and C Versions as Presented in the Athlone Editions with Supplementary Concordance of the Latin and French Macaronics

 

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[Ir. Áth Lúain, ford of Lúan].

The principal ford of the River Shannon, between the counties of Roscommon and Westmeath, 78 miles W of Dublin and 48 miles E of Galway. Because of its strategic position between east and west, Athlone has long figured prominently in Irish lore and history. Cúchulainn sheared off the tops of three peaks near here. The first fortress at Athlone was built before the Anglo-Norman conquest. The city of Athlone, which lies on both sides of the river, was an English garrison from Elizabethan times.

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