In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- In 1449, she was expelled from the manor by Lord Moleyns's men, but not without a prodigious struggle.
- Serfs worked the land and produced the goods that the lord and his manor needed.
- In English Ireland they were associated with the reorganization of the land into manors with demesne land and dependent tenants, based to some extent on English models.
- Bound to the land, they could not leave the manor without the lord's consent.
- The operation of these plantations resembled the feudal manors of medieval Europe.
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- Money for the estate and a derelict manor house will come from the Millennium Fund, the EU and direct government funds.
- Before the first shaft was sunk in 1900, the only buildings on this sweep of coast were an ancient manor house and its barns.
- The Jacobean manor house is crumbling rapidly having lost its roof and now even its walls are in danger of falling.
- In 1502 the manor house was sold to Sir Henry Clifford, of Skipton Castle.
- This appeared to carry water ducted from the hills north of the site, where North Farm now stands, to either the village or the manor house.
- The manor house and a group of older cottages are still there, part of a collection of beautiful things that makes La Sagesse special.
- The peeling frescoes that ornament the living room of a manor house are all that remain to suggest its colonial grandeur.
- It is in a walled garden next to Sion Hill Hall, an elegant manor house built in 1912 by the York architect Walter H Brierley.
- In the past, the country manor house welcomed gentry for deer hunting.
- When the original hall was built, it was itself a departure from the medieval style of mansion and was the first manor house in the county made of brick and stone.
- Agecroft Hall, a Tudor manor house, was shipped to the United States piece by piece and now draws 20,000 visitors each year.
- A manor house was a very visible show of a person's wealth.
- My room had been the parlor of an ancient manor house before the Occupation.
- The manor house was sold to the Rutsons, a family of Liverpool merchants, in 1839, but they mainly lived elsewhere.
- Medieval descriptions of manor houses are rare and usually brief, but there is a wealth of later material.
- A manor house dating from before 1150 is Britain's oldest continually occupied house, it was claimed today.
- In the 14th Century a manor house was built on the site and it became a mansion in the 1800s.
- Visible earthworks include roads, a fishpond, the foundation of a manor house, and 30 peasant houses set out in regular rows.
- For the interior alterations and additions to the manor house, Robinson turned to several architects, firstly George Devey.
- Just a few miles away from Woolacombe stands Arlington Court, a Georgian manor house set in acres of rolling Devonshire parkland.
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