Some articles on rolls, roll:
... The Close Rolls are an administrative record created in medieval England by the royal chancery, in order to preserve a central record of all letters close issued by the ... The first Close Roll was started in 1204 (in the reign of King John), under the Chancellorship of Hubert Walter ... the letters were written on sheets of parchment, which were stitched together into long rolls to form a roll for each year ...
... disused, but contains in its quiet south facing graveyard five memorial tombs to members of the Rolls family, including Charles Rolls, of Rolls Royce fame ... on the site of an earlier house in 1877, for John Rolls, who later took the title of Baron Llangattock ... nursery housed in a school building commissioned by John Rolls at the same time as the manor house, for the children of workers on the family's estate ...
... to the aircraft's entry into service, as a result of major defects discovered in its Rolls-Royce Tyne engine's compressor during testing in early 1960 ... increased fuel capacity by providing an additional fuel tank in the fin and more powerful Rolls-Royce Spey engines to fly non-stop from London to Beirut with 90 passengers ... widebodied development of the BAC One-Eleven powered by Rolls-Royce RB211 high-bypass turbofan engines, for service entry in the early 1970s ...
... Tayo Rolls Limited (formerly Tata-Yodogawa Limited) is a metal fabrication and processing company headquartered in Jamshedpur, India and a subsidiary of Tata Steel ... Tayo Rolls' products are primarily cast rolls, forged rolls, special castings and pig iron ... Tayo Rolls is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange with code no.504961 ...
... Nicholas Bubwith Formerly Master of the Rolls (1402–1405) and Keeper of the Privy Seal (1405–1406). 1505 ... William Barons Formerly Master of the Rolls (1502–1504) ... Formerly Dean of Salisbury (1521–1522) and Master of the Rolls (1516–1522) ...
Famous quotes containing the word rolls:
“in the mind of man,
A motion and a spirit, that impels
All thinking things, all objects of all thought,
And rolls through all things.”
—William Wordsworth (17701850)
“The figured wheel rolls through shopping malls and prisons,
Over farms, small and immense, and the rotten little downtowns.”
—Robert Pinsky (b. 1940)
“It was easy to recognize in him the anti-social animus of a born evangelist, but there was also something elsea kind of voluptuous delight in the shabby and preposterous, a perverted aestheticism like that of a latter-day movie or radio fan, a wild will to roll in and snuffle balderdash as a cat rolls in and snuffles catnip.”
—H.L. (Henry Lewis)