Berkshire

Berkshire, a midland county of England, with a fertile, well-cultivated soil on a chalk bottom, in the upper valley of the Thames, one of the smallest but most beautiful counties in the country. In the E. part of it is Windsor Forest, and in the SE. Bagshot Heath. It is famous for its breed of pigs.

Population (circa 1900) given as 238,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Berkeley, George * Berlichingen, Goetz von
Bergen-op-Zoom
Ber`genroth, Gustav Adolph
Bergerac
Bergerac, Savinien Cyrano de
Berghaus, Heinrich
Berghem
Bergman, Torbern Olof
Beri
Berkeley
Berkeley, George
Berkshire
Berlichingen, Goetz von
Berlin`
Berlin Decree
Berlioz, Hector
Ber`mondsey
Bermoo`thes
Bermu`das
Bernadotte, Jean Baptiste Jules
Bernard, Claude
Bernard, St.

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Antique pictures of Berkshire

Berkshire in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

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Alfred, The Great
Andrews, James Pettit
Ashmole, Elias
Aston, Sir Arthur
Aylmer, John
Backhouse, William
Banks, John
Barlowe, William
Barnard, Sir John
Barrington, John Shute
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