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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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2003
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
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42 words

The most northerly of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. The original Anglian migrants formed the two kingdoms of Bernicia and Deira. In

Northumbria

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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767 words

(kingdom, earldom) A kingdom created in the 7th century by merging the formerly independent northern AS realms of *Bernicia (in

Northumbria, Kingdom of

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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54 words

Largest kingdom in Anglo-Saxon England. Formed in the early 7th century, it included ne England and se Scotland up to

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The Kings and Queens of Britain (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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115 words
Northumbria was a composite kingdom, made up of Deira (between the Humber and the Tees) and Bernicia, which, at its greatest, stretched from the Tees to the Firth of Forth. It included ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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2009
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History, Local and Family History
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99 words
The most northerly of the Anglo‐Saxon kingdoms. For more than two centuries the Humber was the major division between the Anglo‐Saxon peoples. The original Anglian migrants formed the two ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

an ancient Anglo-Saxon kingdom in NE England extending from the Humber to the Forth. The name comes from obsolete Northumber...

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