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A History of English Place Names and Where They Came From

A History of English Place Names and Where They Came From

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Wydawnictwo Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Data wydania 28/02/2020
Liczba stron 296
Forma publikacji książka w twardej oprawie
Poziom zaawansowania Literatura popularna
ISBN 9781526722843
Kategorie Historia regionalna i krajowa, Historia lokalna
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$54.13 / €44.38 / £38.12 /
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The origin of the names of many English towns, hamlets and villages date as far back as Saxon times, when kings like Alfred the Great established fortified borough towns to defend against the Danes. A number of settlements were established and named by French Normans following the Conquest. Many are even older and are derived from Roman placenames. Some hark back to the Vikings who invaded our shores and established settlements in the eighth and ninth centuries. Most began as simple descriptions of the location; some identified its founder, marked territorial limits, or gave tribal people a sense of their place in the grand scheme of things. Whatever their derivation, placenames are inextricably bound up in our history and they tell us a great deal about the place where we live.

A History of English Place Names and Where They Came From

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