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Words nearby Prestonpans
Example sentences from the Web for Prestonpans
Preston is near the village of Prestonpans, in the parish of that name, being about eight miles east from Edinburgh.The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)|John Knox
He had been eager to give up Holyrood to the wounded of Prestonpans; his wounded were left to die, or were stabbed on the field.
The issue of the battle of Prestonpans struck Edinburgh with amazement.Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems|W.E. Aytoun
The men were fresh, well fed, confident in their general, and eager to retrieve the dishonour of Prestonpans and Falkirk.
Their object was to gain the top of this ridge before the enemy, and then to repeat the manœuvres of Prestonpans.