Thomas Alleyne's High School (TAHS) is a secondary school in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England. It is one of three schools founded in 1558 from the will of Thomas Alleyne. It has four different coloured houses: Elkes (Red), Orme (Green), Torrance (Blue) and Whitmore (Yellow). The school celebrated its 450th anniversary in 2008.
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... In this chapter, John Thomas rereads the entries in his great-grandfather's diary of how Lummox was found ... John Thomas knew why.. ... The rest of the page summarizes John Thomas' grandfather's family history, discussing the first John Thomas Stuart, who had retired as a sea captain ...
... Recent versions of the "Thomas the Rhymer" ballad include renditions by the electric folk act Steeleye Span which recorded two different versions for their 1974 album Now We Are Six ... Vaughan Williams left an opera by the title of Thomas the Rhymer incomplete at the time of his death in 1958 ... wife, Ursula Vaughan Williams, and it was based upon the ballads of Thomas the Rhymer and Tam Lin ...
... Thomas Kyd (baptised 6 November 1558 buried 15 August 1594) was an English dramatist, the author of The Spanish Tragedy, and one of the most important figures in the development of Elizabethan drama ... time, Kyd fell into obscurity until 1773 when Thomas Hawkins (an early editor of The Spanish Tragedy) discovered that Kyd was named as its author by Thomas Heywood in his Apologie for Actors (16 ...
... Musicologists have traced the ballad, "Thomas the Rhymer", back at least as far as the 13th century ... Several different variants of the ballad of Thomas the Rhymer exist, most having the same basic theme ... They tell how Thomas either kissed, had sex, or slept with the Queen of Elfland and rode with her or was otherwise transported to Fairyland ...
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