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Thorne, Cornwall human settlement in United Kingdom

Thorne is the name of two hamlets in north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. One is on the A3073 road near Bude and the other near Whitstone. Thorne, Whitstone, was a manor in medieval times and had in 1086 land for one plough and 20 acres of pasture.

Thorne in the parish of Ottery St Mary in Devon is an historic estate situated on the west side of the River Otter opposite the town of Ottery St Mary. The site is today occupied by Thorne Farm situated to the immediate north of the town's school and hospital and to the immediate south of the surviving early 17th century grand mansion house of Cadhay.

Thorne, South Yorkshire town and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England

Thorne is a market town and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England. It has a population of 16,592, increasing to 17,295 at the 2011 Census.

United States

Thorne is an unincorporated community in Rolette County, in the U.S. state of North Dakota.

Thorne, Nevada is located in Mineral County, Nevada, at 38°32'4" North, 118°38'28" West.


Thorne is a surname of English origin, originally referring to a thorn bush. Thorne is the 1,721st most common surname name in the United States. Thorne family's origins date back to the period prior to the Norman Conquest of 1066, to the county of Somerset. Thorne is an English name, now found mostly in the area of Dorset and Devon, bordering counties located on the southwestern coast of England. The knighthood was bestowed on William Thorne by King Richard the Lion Hearted for heroism during the 3rd crusade approximately 1199. The Thorne motto "Vincere Vel Mori" literally translates "Conquer or Die".

<i>Thorne</i> (TV series) television series

Thorne is a British television crime drama series, based on the novels of author Mark Billingham, that first broadcast on Sky One on 10 October 2010. A single six-episode series, starring David Morrissey in the title role of Detective Inspector Tom Thorne, broadcast at 21:00 on Sundays until 14 November. As well as Morrissey, the series also stars Aidan Gillen, Eddie Marsan, O-T Fagbenle and Lorraine Ashbourne in supporting roles. The series comprises two three-part dramatisations of the first two Thorne novels, Sleepyhead and Scaredycat. Sleepyhead, directed by Stephen Hopkins, previewed in full at the BFI Southbank in London on 4 October 2010, followed by a Q&A session featuring writer Mark Billingham and actors David Morrissey and Eddie Marsan.

A system of plant taxonomy, the Thorne system of plant classification was devised by the American botanist Robert F. Thorne (1920–2015) in 1968, and he continued to issue revisions over many years (1968–2007).

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