Sentence Examples


  • On the 3rd of July he defeated the Austrians at Monte Saello, on the 7th at Lodzone, on the 10th at Darso, on the 16th at Condino, on the 19th at Ampola, on the 21st at Bezzecca, but, when on the point of attacking Trent, he was ordered by General Lamarmora to retire.
  • The Trent is navigable from a point near the town downward.
  • A fine bridge over the Trent, and the municipal buildings, were provided by Lord Burton.
  • Burton-upon-Trent (Burhton) is first mentioned towards the close of the 9th century, when St Modwen, an Irish virgin, is said to have established a convent on the Isle of Andressey opposite Burton.
  • See William Molyneux, History of Burton-on-Trent (1869); Victoria County History, Staffordshire.