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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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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.
5) There follows an illuminated list of the wards of the castle of Dover, in Latin together with a list in French of rations for the garrison in times of war, and details of the ships to be supplied by the barons of the cinque ports in such circumstances (Figs.
Police said they arrested a man, 24, after the smash on Friday night at the Cinque Ports Arms in New Romney, Kent.
1978: The Queen Mother was appointed Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports in succession to the late Sir Robert Menzies.
Park Holidays was originally established in 1985 under the name Cinque Ports Leisure Ltd.
Perhaps the only other man who will savour his place in next month's field as much is Matthew Southgate, who came through the qualifying event at Royal Cinque Ports yesterday.
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.
The town of Rye is 10 minutes by car - one of the historic Cinque Ports, now filled with cute independent shops and cafes.
Direct modeling was performed with Geomodel(c) software for the Cinque Ports seamount as an example of typical isolated seamount in order to separate the effect of the seamount and magnetic fabric of the ocean floor.
Marsh burst onto the international scene after reaching the last eight in the British Amateur Championship at Royal Cinque Ports last June.
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).