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Offa's Dyke


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A series of earthworks running the length of the Welsh border from near the mouth of the Wye to near the mouth of the Dee, built or repaired by Offa (king of Mercia, 757–96) to mark the boundary established by his wars with the Welsh.

Subjects: Archaeology — History.


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