Mayors of Exeter from the 13th century to the present day
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Mayors of Exeter from the 13th century to the present day by M. M. Rowe

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Published by Exeter City Library in City and County of the City of Exeter .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statement[compiled by ... M.M. Rowe and J. Cochlin].
LC ClassificationsMLCS 83/8932 (D)
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 29 p. ; 22 cm.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2795486M
LC Control Number83224461

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  Most of the present building is 13th century work, with restoration by Victorian architect JL Pearson in St Nicholas' Priory This is Exeter's oldest building, and was founded by . In , Perkin Warbeck, pretending to the crown, and asserting himself to be (as some ingenious writers of the present day have supposed that he really was) Richard Duke of York, landed in Cornwall: having assembled an army of the disaffected, he marched to Exeter at the head of men, and commenced a vigorous siege, but was repulsed in. Gajapati Kingdom, was a medieval Hindu dynasty that ruled over Kalinga (the present day Odisha). Northeast India. Kamata kingdom, established in the middle of 13th century, broke up in into Koch Bihar (eventually a princely state) and Koch Hajo (eventually absorbed by the Ahom kingdom). The Exeter Book is a 10 th-century anthology of poetry in Old English and is of major importance to Exeter Cathedral, the Cathedral Library and English literature itself.. Exeter Dean and Chapter Manuscript , usually known as the Exeter Book, was written down by a single scribe – no doubt a monk – in about

Exeter Book, the largest extant collection of Old English c. , the manuscript was given to Exeter Cathedral by Bishop Leofric (died ). It begins with some long religious poems: the Christ, in three parts; two poems on St. Guthlac; the fragmentary “Azarius”; and the allegorical Phoenix. Following these are a number of shorter religious verses intermingled with poems of.   The Countess of Devon is said to have created the water barrier in the 13th century to force merchants to land their goods at Topsham rather than further upstream at Exeter. In the 11th century it seems to have been acquired for Exeter Cathedral by Bishop Leofric (died ). A list of donations left by Leofric to the Cathedral, dated to –72, mentions ‘mycel Englisc boc be gehwilcum þingum on leoðwisum geworht’ ['a large English book about many things written in verse']. Exeter (/ ˈ ɛ k s ɪ t ər / ()) is a city in Devon, England, on the River Exe 36 miles (58 km) northeast of Plymouth and 65 miles ( km) southwest of is the county town of Devon, and home to Devon County Council and the University of Exeter.. In Roman Britain, Exeter was established as the base of Legio II Augusta under the personal command of Vespasian.