Geography: Kingston upon Hull

Key points of interest in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding, Yorkshire, England. Kingston upon Hull stands on the north bank of the Humber estuary at the mouth of its tributary, the River Hull. In 1293 the town was acquired from the local Cistercian Meaux Abbey by King Edward I, who on 1 April 1299 granted it a royal charter that changed its name from Wyke (from the Scandinavian Vik meaning ‘creek’, or from the Saxon Wic meaning ‘dwelling place’ or ‘refuge’) to King's town upon Hull, or Kingston upon Hull (“Kingston upon Hull”, [s.d.]). QUOTATION Born in Kingston upon Hull on 24 August 1759 into a family that had made its fortune from maritime trade with the Baltic countries, William Wilberforce developed from being a small, sickly and frail child, with poor eyesight into the ardent spearhead of the movement to abolish slavery throughout the British Empire. In a speech before the House of Commons in 18 April 1791, William Wilberforce ([s.d.]) declaimed: “Never, never will we desist till we have wiped away this scandal from the Christian name ... and extinguished every trace of this bloody traffic.” SOURCES “Kingston upon Hull”. [s.d.]. Wikipedia. Available: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingston_upon_Hull [2012, June 29]. “William Wilberforce”. [s.d.]. Wikipedia. Available http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wilberforce [2012, June 14]. Enjoy this puzzle? If so, then maybe you'd like to check out my book of word search puzzles that is now available on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Towns-Villages-Situated-Along-TransPennine/dp/1530873045/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1480482199&sr=8-1-fkmr1&keywords=louis+henderson+word+search.

Kingston upon Hull
Key points of interest in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding, Yorkshire, England. Kingston upon Hull stands on the north bank of the Humber estuary at the mouth of its tributary, the River Hull. In 1293 the town was acquired from the local Cistercian Meaux Abbey by King Edward I, who on 1 April 1299 granted it a royal charter that changed its name from Wyke (from the Scandinavian Vik meaning ‘creek’, or from the Saxon Wic meaning ‘dwelling place’ or ‘refuge’) to King's town upon Hull, or Kingston upon Hull (“Kingston upon Hull”, [s.d.]). QUOTATION Born in Kingston upon Hull on 24 August 1759 into a family that had made its fortune from maritime trade with the Baltic countries, William Wilberforce developed from being a small, sickly and frail child, with poor eyesight into the ardent spearhead of the movement to abolish slavery throughout the British Empire. In a speech before the House of Commons in 18 April 1791, William Wilberforce ([s.d.]) declaimed: “Never, never will we desist till we have wiped away this scandal from the Christian name ... and extinguished every trace of this bloody traffic.” SOURCES “Kingston upon Hull”. [s.d.]. Wikipedia. Available: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingston_upon_Hull [2012, June 29]. “William Wilberforce”. [s.d.]. Wikipedia. Available http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wilberforce [2012, June 14]. Enjoy this puzzle? If so, then maybe you'd like to check out my book of word search puzzles that is now available on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Towns-Villages-Situated-Along-TransPennine/dp/1530873045/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1480482199&sr=8-1-fkmr1&keywords=louis+henderson+word+search.

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