Silk and worsted goods are other important manufactures.
The worsted, woollen and cotton industries, and the iron, steel and machinery manufactures are very extensive.
In the cave the saint held his famous colloquy with the devil, in which Satan was worsted and contemptuously dismissed.
Worsted spinning and weaving, tanning and leather-dressing, paper-making and the making of printing-machines are the principal industries.
Cynegils' next struggle was with Penda of Mercia, and here again he was worsted, the battle being fought in 628 at Cirencester, and was probably compelled to surrender part of his kingdom to Mercia.
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