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CINQUE PORTS, Eng. law. Literally, five ports. The name by which the five ports of Hastings, Ramenhale, Hetha or Hethe, Dover, and Sandwich, are known. 2. These ports have peculiar charges and services imposed upon them, and were entitled to certain privileges and liberties. See Harg. L. Tr. 106- 113.

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The Volunteers were pall bearers, the Cinque Port Cavalry band played the Dead March from Saul by Handel and the Angusshire Fencibles ended the procession by firing three volleys over the grave.
This archaeological monograph describes excavations at the small town of New Romney in Kent, England, and relates its findings to the important role that the settlement played as one of the Cinque Ports in medieval maritime history.
14 - Open venues throughout the tournament's history, with Prestwick, Musselburgh, Royal Cinque Ports and Prince's Golf Club no longer on the rotation.
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1978: The Queen Mother was appointed Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports in succession to the late Sir Robert Menzies.
Police said they arrested a man, 24, after the smash on Friday night at the Cinque Ports Arms in New Romney, Kent.
Park Holidays was originally established in 1985 under the name Cinque Ports Leisure Ltd.
They will now go ahead to the final round of regional qualfiying, which takes place next Tuesday at four courses - Gailes Links, Hillside, Royal Cinque Ports and Woburn - from which 12 places will be available for the R&As big event.
A Grocery B Books C Hardware D Antiques QUESTION 7 - for 7 points: Which of the following was not one of the original five Cinque Ports? A Folkestone B Hastings C Sandwich D Dover QUESTION 8 - for 8 points: After which wartime hero did the Coronation Street character Hilda Ogden name her cat?
A Burgers B Fish and chips C Pizza D Pasta QUESTION 3 - for 3 points: Prior to UEFA Euro 2016 when was the last time the Wales football team qualified for B Books C Hardware D Antiques QUESTION 7 - for 7 points: Which of the following was not one of the original five Cinque Ports? A Folkestone B Hastings C Sandwich D Dover QUESTION 8 - for 8 points: After which wartime hero did the Coronation Street character Hilda Ogden name her cat?
The 21-year-old two-handicapper from Aberystwyth fired a spectacular two-under-par 69 over the testing Royal Cinque Ports course at Deal for a 36-hole aggregate of 142 to be among the top eight.
These attempts included antipiracy agreements of the type forged during the Middle Ages by the Cinque Ports (a group of harbor towns on England's southeast coast) and by the Hanseatic League (city-states on the North Sea and the Baltic).