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A history of Lancashire

Leo H. Grindon

A history of Lancashire

from earliest times until 1880, incorporating Manchester & Liverpool

by Leo H. Grindon

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Published by Aurora Pub. in Bolton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lancashire (England),
  • Manchester (England),
  • Liverpool (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Lancashire (England) -- History.,
    • Manchester (England) -- History.,
    • Liverpool (England) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementfrom an original text by Leo H. Grindon ; [edited by Dawn Robinson-Walsh].
      ContributionsRobinson-Walsh, Dawn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.L2 G89 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination81 p. :
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL915031M
      ISBN 101859260543
      LC Control Number95211220
      OCLC/WorldCa34967750

      The history of Lancashire begins with its founding in the 12th century. In the Domesday Book of , some of its lands were treated as part of Yorkshire. The land that lay between the Ribble and Mersey, Inter Ripam et Mersam, was included in the returns for tuent country: England. The Brief History of Lancashire starts, as all good histories should, with the beginning – the moment when the detritus of a dying star, spinning through the depths of the Milky Way, began to cool and coalesce, and rain – typically for Lancashire – began to fall as the moisture in the new atmosphere began to condense.

      Lancaster, the county town of Lancashire, lies on the River Lune, three miles inland from the coastal resort of Morecambe, easily accessible from the M6 motorway and en route to the Lake District, 20 miles to the Forest of Bowland, an area of outstanding natural beauty, lies to the east of the city. Lancaster has a fascinating, varied and ancient history, with royal connections.   Buy The History of Lancashire: Baines - by (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : CD-ROM.

      Lancashire History in the Reign of Edward IIIPestilenceCreation of the First Duke of LancasterHeavy The History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster, Volume 1 The History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster, Brooke Herford Volume 1 of The History of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster: The Biographical. The name Holt, seated in Lancashire, appears there from ancient times and possibly before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in A.D. The Holt name appears in manuscripts and ancient documents such as the Doomsday Book, the Ragman Rolls, the Curia Regis rolls, the Pipe Rolls, the Hearth Rolls, parish registers.


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