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Berkshire

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Is an area south of the upper Thames, which separated the county from Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Through the centre of the county run the chalk hills, from Uffington to Streatley—the...

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diocese of Sherborne

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The see, carved out of Winchester in 705 by King Ine, was further split in 909 by Edward the Elder; Sherborne retained Dorset, Devon and Cornwall went to Crediton, Somerset to Wells, and...

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diocese of Winchester

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Roughly conterminous with west and central Hampshire and the Channel Islands, Winchester is the fifth senior see after Canterbury, York, London, and Durham, and with them its bishop always...

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Salisbury

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Cathedral city in Wiltshire. It originated with an Iron Age hill‐fort which housed successively a Roman, Anglo‐Saxon, and Norman town. In the 1070s it acquired a cathedral, which in the...

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Wiltshire

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Is one of the larger counties, more than 50 miles from north to south. It is not easy to perceive much geographical coherence and the balance of the county has constantly changed. The...

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