Elmet sentence example
- Again, the destruction of Chester about 615 was soon followed by the overthrow of the British kingdom of Elmet in south-west Yorkshire, and the occupation of Shropshire and the Lothians took place perhaps about the same period, that of Herefordshire probably somewhat later.
- The forests of Wyre, Elmet and Sel (wood), and the districts of the Wrekin and the Peak are probably Celtic.
- It is probable that the conquest of the Celtic kingdom of Elmet, a district in the neighbourhood of the modern Leeds,, ruled over by a king named Cerdic (Ceredig) is to be referred to this period, and this may have led to the later quarrel with Cadwallon, king of Gwynedd.
- Dancers now hold ribbons even at the older large maypoles such as at Ickwell Green and Barwick in Elmet.