BEAUMARIS , amarket
See also:town and municipal
See also:borough, and the
See also:county town of Anglesey, N .
See also:Wales, situated on the
See also:Bay of Beaumaris, not far from Penmon, the
See also:northern entrance of the Menai Strait . Pop . (1901) 2326 . It has but one considerable street . The large
See also:chapel, dedicated to the Virgin, has some
See also:fine monuments .
See also:Hughes, of Jesus
See also:Oxford, founded the
See also:free grammar school in 1603 . Buildings include town-
See also:hall and county-hall, with St Mary's
See also:church of the 13th century, with
See also:chancel of the 16th . Practically without
See also:trade and with no manufactures, Beaumaris is principally noted as a bathing-place . Its earliest
See also:dates from 1283 and was revised under
See also:Elizabeth . The town was formerly called Barnover and, still earlier, Rhosfair, and bears its
See also:present name of French origin since
See also:Edward I. built its castle in 1293 . This extensive
See also:building was erected on low ground, so that the
See also:fosse might communicate with the
See also:sea, and vessels might unload under its walls .
The castle capitulated, after
See also:siege, to General Mytton (1646) .
PIERRE AUGUSTIN CARON DE BEAUMARCHAIS (1732-1799)
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