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The Fenland in Roman times

The Fenland in Roman times

studies of a major area of peasant colonization with a Gazetteer covering all known sites and finds

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Published by Royal Geographical Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cartography -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Antiquities, Roman

  • Edition Notes

    Accompanied by maps, in folder.

    Statementby P. Salway, Mrs. S. J. Hallam and J. I"Anson Bromwich, with contributions by D. M. Churchill [and others] Edited by C. W. Phillips.
    SeriesRoyal Geographical Society (Great Britain) R.G.S. research series -- no. 5, R.G.S. research series -- no. 5.
    ContributionsSalway, Peter., Phillips, C. W. 1919-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination359 p.
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14066151M
    OCLC/WorldCa639128

    The first Roman publishers emerged during the first century BC. Book merchants paid teams of slaves to copy out selected manuscripts. These were then sold in shops. There was no copyright law in the Roman Empire and so publishers did not have to pay money to the author of the book.. The only way writers could make a good living out of their work was to be sponsored by a wealthy Roman. King Street is the name of a modern road on the line of a Roman runs on a straight course in eastern England, between the City of Peterborough and South Kesteven in English name has long been applied to the part which is still in use and which lies between Ailsworth Heath, in the south and Kate's Bridge, in the north. The old road continued to Bourne thence north.

    The Fall of the Roman Empire: A New History. Author: Peter Heather Publisher: Pan Books ISBN: Peter Heather synthesises the advancements in academic knowledge surrounding the fall of the Roman Empire and presents those ideas in a way that is accessible to the general reader. About this book. Archaeologies and histories of the fens of eastern England, continue to suggest, explicitly or by implication, that the early medieval fenland was dominated by the activities of north-west European colonists in a largely empty landscape.

    The Iceni is the name that Roman writers gave a tribe, or maybe tribal federation, that inhabited Norfolk, and at times, north west Suffolk, and north east Cambridgeshire. I say the Romans gave it to them, Caesar, writing in 54 BC, may have described them, when he referred to . Can a man love two women at the same time? Can people with almost nothing in common find a reflection of themselves in each other. This is a novel of self discovery, a love story with a difference, a meeting and parting of minds. The boardroom world of Big Business and the word of Fine Art coincide in a remote Fenland retreat.


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The Fens, also known as the Fenlands, is a coastal plain in eastern natural marshy region supports a rich ecology and numerous species, as well as absorbing storms.

Most of the fens were drained centuries ago, resulting in a flat, dry, low-lying agricultural region supported by a system of drainage channels and man-made rivers (dykes and drains) and automated pumping es: Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk; parts of.

Series: Research series / Royal Geographical Society Hardcover: pages Publisher: The Royal Geographical Society; First Edition edition () Language: English ISBN ISBN Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #17, in Books (See Top in Books)First published: The Fenland in Roman times; studies of a major area of peasant colonization with a Gazetteer covering all known sites and finds.

A community based archaeology project, run by FenArch - Fenland Archaeological Society, exploring the hidden Roman heritage within Fenland. The results of which have been shared around the area at displays, talks and school visits.

The Roman Occupation of The Central Fenland - Volume 12 - T. Potter, Catherine Johns, David Hall, Mark Hassall, David Shotter Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our by: 9.

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London ; Royal Geographical Society. McBurney, C. [ - ]. Fenland history timeline. This is a timeline of the history of the fens, from Roman times, through the mentions of Upwell in the Domesday book, to drainage, farming and migration in the 19th century. The Romans The Well stream was the main outflow of the Nene and the Ouse, into the sea at Wisbeach.

The Romans used it for navigation. Romantic Times Book Reviews Reviewers' Choice Awards honor the best books of the year. The winners and nominees are selected by the RT staff of over 50 Romantic Times Book Reviews.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. If unpicked carefully, we can perhaps observe Roman estates and sub-Roman/Anglo- Saxon folk territories.

As many authors have done before, this leads Oosthuizen to a review of the late 7th-century Tribal Hidage lists for Fenland, which, unlike the upland on either side, where the Anglian and Mercian kingdoms had been consolidated, were a mosaic.

It is possible to detect some of the Roman waterways constructed in the Cambridgeshire fens. One of the more easily accessible is Reach Lode that can be visited from National Trust Wicken Fen on their boat the 'Mayfly' (via Wicken Lode).

Reach Lode joins the river Cam at Upware. The classic study is by C.W. Phillips (ed.), The. (shelved 8 times as roman-fiction) avg rating — 19, ratings — published   Author of The Oxford history of Britain, Roman Britain, The Roman Era: The British Isles, William Morris's Kelmscott, The Remains of distant times, Roman Britain, The Fenland in Roman times, The Roman era.

Next time I visit East Anglia I’ll be keeping my wits about me. • To order Fen for £ go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. 'Francis Pryor brings the magic of the Fens to life in a deeply personal and utterly enthralling way' TONY ROBINSON.

'Pryor feels the land rather than simply knowing it' GUARDIAN. Inland from the Wash, on England's eastern cost, crisscrossed by substantial rivers and punctuated by soaring church spires, are the low-lying, marshy and mysterious s:   The book first poses the question: “When did the Anglo-Saxons arrive in the fenland?” The area was extensively farmed in the Roman period; what happened when thy left.

Did the native Britons abandon the area, leave an empty space into which the Anglo-Saxons moved. The answer seems to. Understanding Fenland Landscape and Society: Past and Present This one-day symposium in Spalding will give attendees insights into the latest research into the landscape and society of the Fenland from the Roman to the Early Modern period.

It will also highlight the role of Spalding Gentlemen’s Society as a centre for local research and. Tilney St Lawrence is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk The village is miles ( km) west of Norwich, miles ( km) south-south-west of King's Lynn and miles ( km) north of London.

The nearest town is Wisbech which is miles ( km) west-south-west of the village. The village lies to the south of the route of the A47 between Peterborough and. The book has much to recommend it as a convenient summary of much of the evidence and a detailed description of how land-use and water management worked in the fens, Medieval Archaeology 16/10/ This important and thoroughly researched book makes a very good case for long-term continuity in the specialised management needed for the Fenland., British Archaeology 05/12/Reviews: 8.

Find book reviews, essays, best-seller lists and news from The New York Times Book Review.Since Roman times, man has increased the land mass in this area by one third of the size. It is the largest plain in the British Isles, covering an area of nearly three-quarters of a million acres and is unique to the UK.

including five books for Phillimore & Co. He lives in Norfolk. The preponderance of fenland species lower down in.up of a bay of the North Sea.

The higher places were sites of Roman stations. The Romans attempted drainage and built a few roads across the Fens; however, the area had become marshy by Anglo-Saxon times, either from natural causes or from allowing Roman work to decay.

The first effective drainage systems were developed in the 17th cent. by.