At the start of the middle ages england was a part of britannia a former province of the roman empirethe local economy had once been dominated by imperial roman spending on a large military establishment which in turn helped to support a complex network of towns roads and villas at the end of the 4th century however roman forces had been largely withdrawn and this economy collapsed.
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The history of cumbria as a county of england begins with the local government act 1972its territory and constituent parts however have a long history under various other administrative and historic units of governance cumbria is an upland coastal and rural area with a history of invasions migration and settlement as well as battles and skirmishes between the english and the scots.
1231 at some period in the early thirteenth century mabel of bury st edmunds became one of the most famous needlewomen in europe little is known about mabilla or mabel of bury st edmunds except that her work is referred to by name in the royal wardrobe accounts of the court of henry iii.
500000 bc people migrate to britain from europe 6500 bc seas rise cutting britain off from mainland europe c5000 bc neolithic new stone age period begins first evidence of farming appears stone axes antler combs pottery in common use.
At a recent meeting at settlebeck school richard cann chairman of sedbergh and district history society showed a selection of slides from the societys large collection which numbers over 2000 pictures collected over the last 30 years.
Introduction please note that most of these brand names are registered trade marks company names or otherwise controlled and their inclusion in this index is strictly for information purposes only.
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