Writing his weekly " Whalley Beat " column for the Clitheroe Advertiser and Times had encouraged him to fulfill his long-held ambition.
The moon has long held a fascination for the human race.
Among English families, the house of Howard has long held the first place.
Among the principalities of that northern region the first place was long held by Novgorod.
Included in the manor of Dovercourt, Harwich from 1086 was for long held by the de Vere family.