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Rugby, Warwickshire - Rugby School, Rugby Railway Station, Oxford Canal, Rugby Town F.C., History of Rugby, Warwickshire (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
Discovery Miles 2 700
Rugby, Warwickshire - Rugby School, Rugby Railway Station, Oxford Canal, Rugby Town F.C., History of Rugby, Warwickshire...

Rugby, Warwickshire - Rugby School, Rugby Railway Station, Oxford Canal, Rugby Town F.C., History of Rugby, Warwickshire (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 35. Chapters: Rugby School, Rugby railway station, Oxford Canal, Rugby Town F.C., History of Rugby, Warwickshire, Lawrence Sheriff School, British Thomson-Houston, Rugby and Kenilworth, Brethertons, Rugby Western Relief Road, Jeremy Wright, Bilton School, Rugby High School for Girls, ByBox, Avon Valley School, Rugby radio station, Brownsover, Ashlawn School, Webb Ellis Rugby Football Museum, Princethorpe College, Bilton, Warwickshire, Harris School, Caldecott Park, Abbots Farm Junior School, Newbold-on-Avon, Clock Towers Shopping Centre, Benn Hall, New Bilton, Hillmorton, Hospital of St. Cross, Rugby, Overslade, Rugby Lions. Excerpt: Rugby is a market town in Warwickshire, England, located on the River Avon. The town has a population of 61,988 (2001 census) making it the second largest town in the county. The enclosing Borough of Rugby has a population of 91,600 (2005 estimate). Rugby is 13 miles (21 km) east of Coventry, on the eastern edge of Warwickshire, near the borders with Northamptonshire and Leicestershire. The town is credited with being the birthplace of rugby football. Main article History of RugbyEarly Iron age settlement existed in the Rugby area, and a few miles outside what is now Rugby, existed a Roman settlement known as Tripontium. Rugby was originally a small Anglo-Saxon farming settlement, and was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Rocheberie. Rugby obtained a charter to hold a market in 1255, and soon developed into a small country market town. The name's likeliest origin is Anglo-Saxon Hr ca burh or similar = "Rook fort," where Rook may be the birds or may be a man's name. Another theory is that the name is originally derived from an old Celtic name Droche-brig meaning "wild hilltop." The change to -by is because of Viking influence: there are other place names ending in -by in the area ('By' meanin...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-67381-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-67381-X
Barcode: 9781156673812

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