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 Marck (William de la),Marcos de Obregon. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Marcley Hill (Herefordshire),
on February 7th, 1571, at six o’clock in the evening, “roused itself with a roar, and by seven next morning had moved forty paces.” It kept on the move for three days, carrying with it sheep in their cotes, hedge-rows, and trees; overthrew Kinnaston chapel, and diverted two high roads at least 200 yards from their former route. The entire mass thus moved consisted of twenty-six acres of land, and the entire distance moved was 400 yards. (Speed: Herefordshire.)   1

 Marck (William de la),Marcos de Obregon. 


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