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Bridgnorth

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Shropshire

Old market town on the A442 and the A458, picturesquely situated on the Severn, which divides it into the Low Town on the E bank and the High Town...

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Bridgnorth

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Shropshire

Old market town on the A442 and the A458, picturesquely situated on the Severn, which divides it into the Low Town on the E bank and the High Town...

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Bridgnorth

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 17 words.

Brug 1156, Brugg North 1282. ‘(Place at) the bridge’. OE brycg + later affix north.

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Bridgnorth

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 366 words.

Old market town on the A442 and the A458, picturesquely situated on the Severn, which divides it into the Low

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Bridgnorth (England/UK)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 27 words.

Brug, Brugg North

‘(Place at) the Bridge’ from brycg with the later addition of ‘north’ to distinguish it from another

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Bridgnorth (England/UK)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 27 words.

‘(Place at) the Bridge’ from brycg with the later addition of ‘north’ to distinguish it from another place with the

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Bridgnorth (England/UK)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 29 words.

‘(Place at) the Bridge’ from brycg with the later addition of ‘north’ to distinguish it from another place with the same name....

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98 From William Taylor Bridgnorth, Salop 20 October 1652

William Taylor.

Edited by Geoffrey F. Nuttall and N. H. Keeble.

in Calendar of the Correspondence of Richard Baxter, Vol. 1: 1638–1660

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350 By the King. A Proclamation for the better Peace and quiet of Our County of Salop. [Bridgnorth 14 October 1642]

Charles Stuart.

Edited by James F. Larkin.

in Stuart Royal Proclamations, Vol. 2: Royal Proclamations of King Charles I 1625–1646

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Percy, Thomas (1729–1811)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 82 words.

(1729–1811),

antiquary and poet: b. Bridgnorth; educ. Bridgnorth, Newport (Shropshire), and Oxford (Christ Church);

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Baxter, Richard (1615–91)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 58 words.

(1615–91),

Presbyterian minister: b. Rowton; assistant minister in Bridgnorth; minister in Kidderminster 1641; devises

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Hardwicke, Herbert Junius

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 168 words.

MD; FRCS, MRCP

Born 3rd s of late Junius Hardwicke of Chilton Lodge, Rotherham, MD, FRCS, MRCP, and g s of William Hardwicke of Diamond Hall, Bridgnorth, solicitor...

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Baxter, Richard (1615–91)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 97 words.

(1615–91).

Puritan divine. A Shropshireman, Baxter was educated locally and became master of Bridgnorth Grammar School (

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Percy, Thomas (1729–1812)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 107 words.

(1729–1812).

Percy was the son of a grocer from Bridgnorth in Shropshire and educated at Christ Church, Oxford.

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Baxter, Richard

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 106 words.

(1615–91).

Puritan divine. A Shropshireman, Baxter was educated locally and became master of Bridgnorth Grammar School (1638...

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Linley

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 26 words.

probably ‘lime-tree wood or clearing’, OE lind + lēah: Linley Shrops. near Bridgnorth. Linlega c.1135, Lindleg 1204.

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GLASS, things seen through

Iona Opie and Moira Tatem.

in A Dictionary of Superstitions

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 57 words.

1883 BURNE Shropshire 282. Mr Hubert Smith, Town Clerk of Bridgnorth, was present in court … when a witness who

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Berners, Lord (18 September 1883)

Noël Goodwin.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 722 words.

(Gerald Tyrwhitt-Wilson; born 18 September 1883 in Arley Park, Bridgnorth, England, died 19 April 1950 in Faringdon House,

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Percy, Thomas (1729–1812)

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 159 words.

Percy was the son of a grocer from Bridgnorth in Shropshire and educated at Christ Church, Oxford. He took orders,

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Percy, Thomas (1729–1812)

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 158 words.

(1729–1812).

Percy was the son of a grocer from Bridgnorth in Shropshire and educated at Christ Church, Oxford.

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Sherwood, Mrs Mary Martha (1775–1851)

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 43 words.

(1775–1851),

novelist: b. Stanford‐on‐Teme; educ. Reading; lives at Bridgnorth 1795–1803; visits Bath 1801;

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