a unitary authority of NW England, in Merseyside. Pop: 150 200 (2003 est). Area: 97 sq km (38 sq miles)
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How to use Knowsley in a sentence
The most intimately connected with the history of the county are the Stanleys, whose chief seat is Knowsley Hall.
She ultimately died at Knowsley, in 1664, and was buried near her husband in the parish church of Ormskirk.The Isle of Man | Joseph E. Morris
Day after day went by and nothing was heard from Sir Reginald Knowsley about my appointment as a midshipman.Dick Cheveley | W. H. G. Kingston
Lady Knowsley was seated, presiding at the tea-urn, with several young ladies on either side, and Sir Reginald at the foot.Dick Cheveley | W. H. G. Kingston
Its power attracted the attention of the 13th earl of Derby, who employed Lear to draw his Knowsley menagerie.