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British topography, especially East Anglia and the fens; history and archaeology; natural history; esoteric, occult, wicca, paranormal, spiritual, mysticism and religion.

The Early History of the North Riding


16 pages of: titles; sepia photo. frontis; preface; contents & list of illustrations. Further illustrated by 54 pages of b/w. photographic plates, four line engravings in the text &, at the rear, a b/w. fold-out map of the North Riding. A thorough & interesting study of the early history of the North Riding from Prehistoric Times through the Romans; the Anglian Kingdom of Northumbria; Pre-conquest Monasteries; The Northmen; The Norman Conquest; the Normans & early Plantagenets; The Barons & Town & Country Life in the Middle Ages; with chapters on the Feudal System; Castles; Thomas, Earl of Lancaster; the danger from the Scots; The Religious Houses , Churches, & Chantries; The Forests & Early Yorkshire Pedigrees.