a borough of Greater London, England.
He fought with skill and courage at the battles of Barnet and Tewkesbury.
Unraveling King Richard III’s Secrets February 12, 2013
Not till Warwick, ‘the Kingmaker,’ was laid low on Barnet field, did the kingly ideal become paramount.
The Siege of Norwich Castle Matilda Maria Blake
Barnet, the Mozambique man, joined us also, making four in all.
Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper
The quasi-despotic monarchy of the Tudors and Stuarts was founded on the field of Barnet.
Battles of English History H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
You speak of the young farmer Barnet and his wife, I suppose?
The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII) John Greenleaf Whittier
Early on the seventh morning after he had left his native place, Oliver limped slowly into the little town of Barnet.
Oliver Twist, Vol. I (of 3) Charles Dickens
In Pasquil’s Jests, the tale is told of a “young woman of Barnet.”
Shakespeare Jest-Books; Unknown
He had remained faithful to him during the rebellion of Clarence; he had been the hero of the day both at Barnet and Tewksbury.
The Last Of The Barons, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
There are also two convalescent homes, one at Barnet and one at Brighton.
Deaconesses in Europe Jane M. Bancroft
His thought was, that her account of him to Barnet might send men flying back for the real Sir Valentine.
A Gentleman Player Robert Neilson Stephens
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a borough of N Greater London: scene of a Yorkist victory (1471) in the Wars of the Roses. Pop: 324 400 (2003 est). Area: 89 sq km (34 sq miles)
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