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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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The Letters of Adam Marsh

J.R. Maddicott.

in The English Historical Review

June 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 1390 words.

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Music and Society in Early Modern England, by Christopher Marsh

Ian Green.

in The English Historical Review

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 1002 words.

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Money, Speculation and Finance in Contemporary British Fiction. By Nicky Marsh.

Ranald Michie.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 759 words.

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Popular Religion in Sixteenth-Century England: Holding Their Peace Christopher Marsh

Eric Josef Carlson.

in The English Historical Review

November 2000; p ublished online November 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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Bloody Marsh: A Seventeenth-Century Village in Crisis, by Peter Warner (Macclesfield: Windgather P., 2000; pp. 246. Pb. £16.99).

J. Campbell.

in The English Historical Review

November 2001; p ublished online November 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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The Letters of Adam Marsh: Vol. II, ed. and tr. C.H. Lawrence, The Letters of Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln, tr. with introduction and annotation by F.A.C. Mantello and Joseph Goering

J.R. Maddicott.

in The English Historical Review

April 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 1852 words.

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battle of Chippenham

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

878.

*Alfred's Wessex forces were encamped at Chippenham in Wiltshire on 6 January 878 when they were routed by a surprise attack from a Danish army, led by Guthrum. Alfred was...

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Edington, battle of

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 70 words.

878.

After the disaster at *Chippenham in January 878, Alfred was reduced to guerrilla warfare from the marshes around Athelney. By May he was ready to attack again and encountered...

Somerset

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 757 words.

forms the southern hinterland of the Bristol channel and has an unusual variety of topographical features—the bare Mendips north of Wells, the marshes around Glastonbury, the wooded...

Harthacnut

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

B. c.1018, s. of Cnut and Emma of Normandy; acc. Mar. 1040; d. 8 June 1042; bur. Winchester.

About seventeen when his father died, Harthacnut was in Denmark. His mother attempted...

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Eadberht II

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Succeeded as king of Kent, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, in 796, as the leader of a revolt against Mercian control. His nickname ‘Praen’ meant priest, and, at the request of...

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Somerset

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Forms the southern hinterland of the Bristol channel and has an unusual variety of topographical features—the bare Mendips north of Wells, the marshes around Glastonbury, the wooded...

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Lincolnshire

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Is the second largest English county but one of the most thinly populated. The greater part of the county is flat but there are three parallel north–south ridges. Lincoln stands at the gap...

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battle of Edington

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Military History.

878.

After the disaster at Chippenham in January 878, Alfred was reduced to guerrilla warfare from the marshes around Athelney. By May he was ready to attack again and encountered...

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