Fotheringhay


Fotheringhay

Fotheringhay [foth -uh-ring-gey] Examples noun

  1. a village in NE Northamptonshire, in E England, near Peterborough: Mary, Queen of Scots, imprisoned here and executed 1587.

Examples from the Web for fotheringhay Historical Examples of fotheringhay

  • The earl was sent back to the Tower and thence to Fotheringhay.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6

    Various

  • You know the rest,—the last tragedy of all, in the Castle of Fotheringhay.

    Zigzag Journeys in Europe

    Hezekiah Butterworth

  • But most notable are the relics of Fotheringhay Castle incorporated into the Talbot.

    In Unfamiliar England

    Thomas Dowler Murphy

  • Fotheringhay bore “Silver two lions passant sable, looking backward.”

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3

    Various

  • From Fotheringhay we returned to the York road and followed it northward for about twenty miles.

    British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car

    Thomas D. Murphy

  • British Dictionary definitions for fotheringhay Fotheringhay noun

    1. a village in E England, in NE Northamptonshire: ruined castle, scene of the imprisonment and execution of Mary Queen of Scots (1587)

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