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Alverstone is a village 2 miles from the east coast of the Isle of Wight, near Sandown. When Richard Webster became Chief Justice of England in 1900, he chose the title Lord Alverstone because it was the title he was permitted to choose which was "closest" to Sandown, one of his favourite locales. It has ever since been the ancestral home of the Alverstones, the social wing of the Cambridge University Athletics Club, named after Webster a prominent figure in the club when a student there. Alverstone Manor is located here.

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Google previewDebates (1905)

Official Report by Canada. Parliament. House of Commons

Lord Alverstone is an exception.

Google previewAre There Any Free Churches? (1904)

An Examination of the Strange True Story of the Free Church of Scotland in the Light of the Recent Decision of the House of Lords

Lord Alverstone is an English Churchman, Lord James of Hereford had never been a judge. By way of making the balance even the Lord Chancellor asked Lord Kinross, the Lord President of the Court of Session, to take part in the appeal, but ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

Aylesworth, of Canada, and Lord,ChiefJustice Alverstone (formerly Sir Richard Webster), of England. The attorneys for the American side were ExSecretary of State John W. Foster, Judge ...

Google previewThe Mountain Encyclopedia (2005)

An A to Z Compendium of Over 2,250 Terms, Concepts, Ideas, and People by Frederic Hartemann, Robert Hauptman

Alverstone and Atna Peaks, Mt. Augusta, Mt. Bear, Mt. Blackburn, Mt. Bona, Mt. Churchill, Cook ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

Editor in Chief, Frederick Converse Beach ... Managing Editor, George Edwin Rines ... Associate and Advisory Editors ... Simon Newcomb ... James E. Creighton ... Robert S. Woodward

and Lord Alverstone, the chief justice of England. The commission met in London in September 1903. The decision was, upon the whole, favorable to the American claims. See ALASKAN BOUNDARY COMMISSION. The growth of the West ...

Google previewHarper's encyclopaedia of United States history from 458 A.D. to 1912 (1912)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

United States Geological Survey, shows Alverstone, Richard Everard, Baron, the highest points in the States and Ter- jurist; born in Lincolnshire, England, Dec. ritories in full: 22, 1842; called to the bar in 1868; suu ,nd pirn Eiermiou became a ...

Google previewThe New American Comprehensive Encyclopedia (1907)

A Complete Encyclopedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Biography, Geography and General Literature ...

Lord Alverstone was chosen president. The tribunal met in London in September- October, 1903, and on Oct. 17 granted all the American claims excepting that for the Portland canal. Anglo-American League, The, an organization formed July ...

Google previewAn English Pronouncing Dictionary (2002)

by Daniel Jones, Beverley Collins, Inger M. Mees

-ai Alverstone 'o:lvastan ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

Henry Cabot Lodge, Elihu Root, and George Turner represented the United States, while Richard Everard Alverstone, Lord Chief justice of England, and Louis Amable Jettfi and Allen Bristol Ayles- worth, Canadians, represented Great Britain.

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The value of this 10-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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