Sentence Examples

  • On the 10th of April 1689 he was created marquess of Carmarthen and was made lord-lieutenant of the three ridings of Yorkshire.
  • RIDINGS are the three districts into which from ancient times Yorkshire has been divided for administrative purposes.
  • Ridings are Scandinavian institutions.
  • Each of the ridings of Yorkshire has its own lord lieutenant and commission of the peace, and under the Local Government Act of 1888 forms a separate administrative county.
  • They are distinguished as the north, east and west ridings, but the ancient divisions of Lindsey were known as the north, south and west ridings respectively.

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