The history of Newcastle upon Tyne dates back almost 2,000 years, during which it has been controlled by the Romans, the Angles and the Norsemen amongst others. Originally known by its Roman name Pons Aelius, the name "Newcastle" has been used since the Norman conquest of England.
By an Act of 1963, a new county of Greater London was created, absorbing all the county of London and most of Middlesex, which was abolished, the remainder of its territory – around Staines – being added to Surrey. Surrey, Kent, Essex and Hertfordshire also lost territory to Greater London. The Act went into effect in 1965.
Originally known by its Roman name Pons Aelius, the name "Newcastle" has been used since the Norman conquest of England. Due to its prime location on the River Tyne, the town developed greatly during the Middle Ages and it was to play a major role in the Industrial Revolution, being granted city status in 1882.
During the fifteenth century, England experienced turbulent times and good governance of the country was essential. Using a cadet branch of the Courtenay family who sat at Powderham in Devon, this thesis investigates the role of the gentry in the
His rather precarious conquest of the county of Maine, his long quarrels 11Ihhhjams, with Philip I. of France, who suborned against him his undutiful and rebellious eldest son Robert, his negotiation with Flanders and Germany, deserve no more than a mention.
Glossary of Terms. In general military terms are given the meanings which were current during the 1914-1918 and 1939-1945 Wars. The present-day definitions may be very different. The glossary listing is alphabetic; click on the corresponding highlighted letter to jump to the terms and definitions.
Jan 23, 2018 · The quotation above comes from a paper bound "Early History of Mower County, Minnesota," by R. N . Paden. I t was compiled by authority of the Board of County Commissioners, and printed in 1876, the Centennial year of the U . S . The paragraphs which follow have been taken from Paden's history.