The Origins of Hertfordshire

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Manchester University Press, 2000 - History - 220 pages
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This book examines the history of Hertfordshire from late prehistoric times to the 13th century. It looks at the origins of the county and the early evolution of its landscape, and emphasizes the surprising extent of continuity in structures of territorial organization from the Roman period to the time of the Norman Conquest. Both archaeological and documentary sources are employed to throw new light on the history of this neglected county.
  

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Contents

Before the Saxons
20
Politics and territory 4001000
62
Early territorial organisation
98
The Saxon landscape
131
Manor vill and parish
153
The Norman Conquest and beyond
175
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Paul Everson is Head of Projects, Archaeological Survey, with the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments.
Tom Williamson is Lecturer in Landscape Archaeology at the University of East Anglia.

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