From LatinGlēvum + Old English ceaster. Recorded in the Domesday Book as Glowecestre.
Gloucester Sentence Examples
Gloucester is the chief centre of the trade.
This was St Bernard's College, founded by Chicheley under licence in mortmain in 1437 for Cistercian monks, on the model of Gloucester Hall and Durham College for the southern and northern Benedictines.
to Thomas Beaufort, duke of Exeter, from whom it passed to Humphrey, duke of Gloucester, who largely improved the property and named it Placentia.
It was enclosed by Humphrey, duke of Gloucester, and laid out by Charles II., and contains a fine avenue of Spanish chestnuts planted in his time.
Cranmer had been tried by a papal commission, over which Bishop Brooks of Gloucester presided, in September 1555.