Reading

Reading, capital of Berkshire, on the Kennet, 36 m. N. of London; a town of considerable historic interest; was ravaged by the Danes; has imposing ruins of a 12th-century Benedictine abbey, &c.; was besieged and taken by Essex in the Civil War (1643); birthplace of Archbishop Laud; has an important agricultural produce-market, and its manufactures include iron-ware, paper, sauce, and biscuits.

Population (circa 1900) given as 61,000.

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

Reade, Charles * Reading
Rawal Pindi
Rawlinson, George
Rawlinson, Sir Henry
Ray, John
Rayleigh, Lord
Raymond
Raynal, the Abbé
Raynouard, François
Ré, Isle of
Reade, Charles
Reading
Reading
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Real
Real Presence
Realism
Realm, Estates of the
Real-schule
Reason
Reason
Reason, Goddess of

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Alfred, The Great
Ashmole, Elias
Ashton, Charles
Aston, Sir Arthur
Baker, William
Banks, John
Blacklock, Thomas
Blackstone, Sir William
Blagrave, John
Blagrave, Joseph
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