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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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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).
Brian Mason, who runs Cinque Ports Racing in Hythe, explained: "We're three miles from the course and, as wonderful as going to Ascot is, I'd simply prefer to be at Folkestone.
Westwood was at Royal St George's on Monday, but Donald's determination to improve his record can be gauged by the fact that he has been to Sandwich too and also played three other links courses in the area - Prince's, Rye and Royal Cinque Ports.
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.
But the Kent pro has an eye for links golf after growing up on Royal Cinque Ports and is relieved to be back.
Jared McKnight (Whit-tington) missed only two greens in his opening 71 on Monday at Cinque Ports. He felt it was the worst he could have scored and was confident that, if he could repeat the quality of his golf at St Georges, he would comfortably make it through.
The weather was still great as we visited Hythe, one of the five old Cinque Ports, but now more of a quaint old town than a seaside resort.
(3) It is actually a volume of illuminated medieval and early modern manuscripts relating to the Constableship of Dover Castle and the Lord Wardenship of the Cinque Ports. Every aspect of the book, a composite volume compiled between the 11th and 18th centuries, is the work of a number of constables and lieutenants of Dover Castle.
Asone of the ancient Cinque Ports, Hythe is dotted with historic sights ranging from Roman remains to Martello Towers and Second World War barracks.
a navigator, fighter, and survivor." He joins the Cinque Ports as Master.
The venues replace Woburn, Royal Cinque Ports, Gailes Links and Hillside, where there will be 12 places available for this year's Open at Troon from a field of 288 players.
A Warden of the Cinque Ports B Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament C Chairman of Grampian TV D European Commissioner QUESTION 14 - for 14 points: In Sacha Baron Cohen's 2012 film The Dictator, who was the principal target of satire?