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Kingdom Of Northumbria
The Kingdom of Northumbria
Northumbria
(/nɔːrˈθʌmbriə/; Old English: Norþanhymbra rīce[1]) was a medieval Anglian kingdom in what is now northern England
England
and south-east Scotland. The name derives from the Old English
Old English
Norþan-hymbre meaning "the people or province north of the Humber,"[2] which reflects the approximate southern limit to the kingdom's territory, the Humber
Humber
Estuary. Northumbria
Northumbria
started to consolidate into one kingdom in the early seventh century. At its height, the kingdom extended from just south of the Humber
Humber
to the River Mersey
River Mersey
and to the Firth of Forth, in Scotland
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Northumbria (other)
Northumbria
Northumbria
was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom in early medieval England. Northumbria
Northumbria
or
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Angles
The Angles
Angles
(Latin: Angli) were one of the main Germanic peoples
Germanic peoples
who settled in Great Britain
Great Britain
in the post-Roman period. They founded several of the kingdoms of Anglo- Saxon
Saxon
England, and their name is the root of the name England. The name comes from Anglia (Angeln), a peninsula located on the Baltic shore of what is now Schleswig-Holstein.Contents1 Name 2 Greco-Roman historiography2.1 Tacitus 2.2 Ptolemy3 Medieval historiography 4 Archaeology 5 Anglian kingdoms in England 6 See also 7 Notes 8 References 9 Further readingName[edit] The name of the Angles
Angles
may have been first recorded in Latinised form, as Anglii, in the Germania
Germania
of Tacitus
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Bamburgh
Bamburgh
Bamburgh
(/ˈbæmbrə/ BAM-brə) is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. It had a population of 454,[1] decreasing to 414 at the 2011 census.[2] The village is notable for the nearby Bamburgh
Bamburgh
Castle, a castle which was the seat of the former Kings of Northumbria, and for its association with the Victorian era
Victorian era
heroine Grace Darling, who is buried there. The extensive beach by the village was awarded the Blue Flag rural beach award in 2005. The Bamburgh
Bamburgh
Dunes, a Site of Special
Special
Scientific Interest, stand behind the beach
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East Lindsey
East Lindsey
East Lindsey
is a local government district in Lincolnshire, England. The population of the district council was 136,401 at the 2011 census.[1] The council is based in Manby
Manby
near Louth
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Lincoln, England
Lincoln (/ˈlɪŋkən/ LIN-kən) is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire
in the East Midlands
East Midlands
of England. The non-metropolitan district of Lincoln had a 2012 population of 94,600.[5] The 2011 census gave the urban area of Lincoln, which includes North Hykeham
North Hykeham
and Waddington, a population of 130,200.[6][7] The Roman town of Lindum Colonia
Lindum Colonia
developed from an Iron Age settlement. Lincoln's major landmarks are Lincoln Cathedral, a famous example of English Gothic architecture, and Lincoln Castle, an 11th-century Norman castle
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West Lindsey
West Lindsey
West Lindsey
is a local government district in Lincolnshire, England.Contents1 History 2 Governance 3 Geography 4 Education 5 Transport 6 Tourism 7 Demographics 8 References 9 External linksHistory[edit]Gainsborough Guildhall - the former offices of WLDC before 2008The district was formed on 1 April 1974, from the urban districts of Gainsborough, Market Rasen, along with Caistor
Caistor
Rural District, Gainsborough Rural District
Gainsborough Rural District
and Welton Rural District. The district council moved to new offices in Marshall's Yard in Gainsborough in January 2008. Governance[edit] See also: West Lindsey
West Lindsey
local elections Councillors are elected to the authority every four years with 36 councillors representing 20 wards
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City Of Edinburgh
Edinburgh
Edinburgh
(/ˈɛdɪnb(ə)rə/ ( listen);[6][7][8] Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Èideann [ˈt̪uːn ˈeːtʲən̪ˠ]; Scots: Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland
Scotland
and one of its 32 council areas. It is located in Lothian
Lothian
on the Firth of Forth's southern shore. Recognised as the capital of Scotland
Scotland
since at least the 15th century, Edinburgh
Edinburgh
is the seat of the Scottish Government, the Scottish Parliament and the supreme courts of Scotland. The city's Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence of the Monarchy in Scotland. Historically part of the county of Midlothian, the city has long been a centre of education, particularly in the fields of medicine, Scots law, literature, the sciences and engineering
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East Lothian
.East Lothian Aest Lowden Lodainn an EarCoordinates: 55°55′N 2°45′W / 55.917°N 2.750°W / 55.917; -2.750Coordinates: 55°55′N 2°45′W / 55.917°N 2.750°W / 55.917; -2.750Admin HQ HaddingtonGovernment • Body East Lothian
Lothian
Council • Control Labour minority (council NOC) • MPs Martin Whitfield
Martin Whitfield
(Labour) • MSPsColin Beattie Iain GrayArea • Total 262.2 sq mi (679.2 km2)Area rank Ranked 18thPopulation (mid-2016 est.) • Total 104,100 • Rank Ranked 21st • Density 400/sq mi (153/km2)ONS code S12000010 ISO 3166 code GB-ELNWebsite http://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/East Lothian
Lothian
(Scots: Aest Lowden, Scottish Gaelic: Lodainn an Ear), is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, and a lieutenancy area
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Midlothian
Midlothian
Midlothian
(/mɪdˈloʊðiən/; Scots: Midlowden, Scottish Gaelic: Meadhan Lodainn) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, UK. It borders Edinburgh, East Lothian
East Lothian
and the Scottish Borders
Scottish Borders
council areas. Midlothian
Midlothian
was also the name of a historic county formed in the Middle Ages. The county included Edinburgh
Edinburgh
and was formerly known as Edinburghshire, or more formally as the County of Edinburgh, until 1890. The historic county remains a lieutenancy area and a registration county[1] for which purposes Edinburgh
Edinburgh
is included. Midlothian Council area was created in 1996, under the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, with the boundaries of the Midlothian
Midlothian
district of the Lothian
Lothian
region
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Scottish Borders
The Scottish Borders
Scottish Borders
(Scottish Gaelic: Crìochan na h-Alba, Scots: The Mairches, lit. "The Marches") is one of 32 council areas of Scotland.[1] It borders the City of Edinburgh, Dumfries and Galloway, East Lothian, Midlothian, South Lanarkshire, West Lothian
West Lothian
and, to the south and east, Northumberland
Northumberland
in England
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Northern England
Northern England, also known simply as the North, is the northern part of England, considered as a single cultural area. It extends from the Scottish border in the north to near the River Trent
River Trent
in the south, although precise definitions of its southern extent vary. Northern England
England
approximately comprises three statistical regions: the North East, North West and Yorkshire
Yorkshire
and the Humber. These have a combined population of around 14.9 million as of the 2011 Census and an area of 37,331 km2 (14,414 sq mi)
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Cheshire
Cheshire
Cheshire
(/ˈtʃɛʃər/ CHESH-ər, /-ɪər/ -eer;[2] archaically the County Palatine of Chester)[3] is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside
Merseyside
and Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester
to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire
Staffordshire
and Shropshire
Shropshire
to the south and Flintshire, Wales
Wales
to the west. Cheshire's county town is Chester; the largest town is Warrington.[4] Other major towns include Congleton, Crewe, Ellesmere Port, Macclesfield, Northwich, Runcorn, Widnes, Wilmslow, and Winsford.[5][6] The county covers 905 square miles (2,344 km2) and has a population of around 1 million
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Humber
The Humber
Humber
/ˈhʌmbər/ is a large tidal estuary on the east coast of Northern England. It is formed at Trent Falls, Faxfleet, by the confluence of the tidal rivers Ouse and Trent
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River Mersey
The River Mersey
River Mersey
/ˈmɜːrzi/ is a river in the North West of England. Its name is derived from the Anglo-Saxon language
Anglo-Saxon language
and translates as "boundary river". The river may have been the border between the ancient kingdoms of Mercia
Mercia
and Northumbria[1] and for centuries it formed part of the boundary between the historic counties of Lancashire
Lancashire
and Cheshire.[2] The start of the Mersey is at the confluence of the River Tame and River Goyt
River Goyt
in Stockport. It flows westwards through the suburban areas of south Manchester, then into the Manchester
Manchester
Ship Canal at Irlam, becoming a part of the canal and maintaining the canal's water levels. After 4 miles (6.4 km) the river exits the canal, flowing towards Warrington
Warrington
where the river widens
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Firth Of Forth
The Firth
Firth
of Forth (Scottish Gaelic: Linne Foirthe) is the estuary (firth) of several Scottish rivers including the River Forth. It meets the North Sea
North Sea
with Fife
Fife
on the north coast and Lothian
Lothian
on the south.[1] It was known as Bodotria in Roman times. In the Norse sagas it was known as the Myrkvifiörd.[2]Contents1 Geography and economy 2 Islands 3 Settlements on the shoreline 4 Places of interest 5 References 6 External linksGeography and economy[edit] Geologically, the Firth
Firth
of Forth is a fjord, formed by the Forth Glacier
Glacier
in the last glacial period
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