How to use East-anglia in a sentence
In the fens of East Anglia have been found two humeri, one of them immature, of a true Pelecanus, a bird now no longer inhabiting middle Europe.
The kingdom of East Anglia comprised the two counties of Norfolk and Suffolk.
After the death of Ragnar LObrok's sons East Anglia was occupied by the Danish king Guthrum, who made a treaty with Alfred settling their respective boundaries, probably about 880.
A war broke out with King Edward the Elder in 913; in 921 a king whose name is unknown was killed at the fall of Tempsford, and in the same year the Danes of East Anglia submitted to Edward the Elder.
From this time, probably, East Anglia was governed by English earls, the most famous of whom were zEthelstan, surnamed Half - King (932-956) and his sons, lEthelwold (956-962), and tEthelwine, surnamed Dei amicus (962-992).Advertisement
With the death of Wat Tyler the rising in London and the home counties quickly subsided, though in East Anglia it flickered a short time longer under the leadership of John Wraw and Geoffrey Litster until suppressed by the energy of Henry Despenser, bishop of Norwich.
Towards the close of his reign his pre-eminence as Bretwalda was disturbed by the increasing power of Ra dwald of East Anglia.
The upper basin of the Trent formed the nucleus of the kingdom of Mercia (q.v.), while farther down the east coast was the kingdom of East Anglia.
Except in Limburg, where, in the neighbourhood of Maastricht, the upper layers of the chalk are exposed and followed by Oligocene and Miocene beds, the whole of Holland is covered by recent deposits of considerable thickness, beneath which deep borings have revealed the existence of Pliocene beds similar to the " Crags " of East Anglia.
It formed part of the boundary between the kingdoms of East Anglia and Mercia, but is doubtless of much earlier origin.Advertisement
But it is not a plain in the sense of that of East Anglia.
Ravenspur, once an important town of Yorkshire, where Bolingbroke, afterwards Henry IV., landed in 1399, is now submerged; and Dunwich and other ancient ports in East Anglia have met with the same fate.
It has been seen how completely the industry has forsaken East Anglia.
There is, further, a large engineering industry in the London district; and important manufactures of agricultural implements are found at many towns of East Anglia and in other agricultural localities.
It was the influence of Edwin which led to the conversion of Eorpwald of East Anglia.Advertisement
They are classified as sokemen in opposition to the villani in Domesday Book, and are chiefly to be found in the Danelaw and in East Anglia.
Tradition tells that Uffa, who probably threw up the earthworks called the Castle Hill, established the capital of East Anglia here about 575.
This was terminated by the peace of Wedmore in 878, when the Danes withdrew from Wessex and settled finally in East Anglia under their king Guthrum.
Guthrum of East Anglia died in 890, and later we hear of a king Eric or Eohric who died in 902.
Kent once more became a kingdom, and two successive Mercian sovereigns, Beornwulf and Ludica, fell in battle while vainly trying to recover Offas supremacy over East Anglia and Wessex.Advertisement
The camps of the Danes were stormed, their fleet was destroyed in the river Lea in 895, and at last the remnant broke up and dispersed, some to seek easier plunder in France, others to settle down among their kinsmen in Northumbria or East Anglia.
In the rest of the Midlands and in East Anglia they were only a governing oligarchy of scanty numbers.
The last Danish king of East Anglia was slain in.
Under these later kings Mercia seems to have extended from the Humber to the Thames, including London, though East Anglia was independent, and that part of Essex which corresponds to the modern county of that name had been annexed to Wessex after 825.
With this exception, `'Watling Street, the Ouse and the Lea, continued to be the boundary between Mercia and the Danish kingdom of East Anglia down to the death of "'Ethelred, between 910 and 912.Advertisement
There is a very neglected (for extraordinary historical reasons) medieval church in East Anglia for which my firm were appointed architects.
The Trust and Government wildlife advisors English Nature also plan to harvest bracken from sites in East Anglia.
He obtained a doctorate from the University of East Anglia in 1983.
Her work is mainly ecclesiastical and can be seen in many churches in East Anglia.
Market Weston fen - 1st September 2000 This remnant of valley fen is one of the finest in East Anglia.
There can be few ancient monuments in East Anglia with a more striking location.
This rain spread into the Midlands and East Anglia during the morning, then gradually petered out.
A FOE survey of available data showed toxic pollutants in groundwater around 18 landfill sites in East Anglia.
It conceals one of the most atmospheric Victorian restorations in East Anglia.
Farmers across the South and East Anglia are also growing walnuts.
The East Anglia Ambulance Trust had even worse self-inflicted problems.
Most of the UK, except East Anglia and N and E Scotland, was covered with low stratiform frontal cloud.