Northumbria
geographical name ancient country Great Britain between the Humber & Firth of Forth; one of kingdoms in Anglo-Saxon heptarchy

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  • Northumbria — Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre …   Wikipedia Español

  • Northumbria — um 800 n. Chr. Northumbria (auch: Northhumbria, Northumbrien, Norþhymbra Rīce) war eines der angelsächsischen Kleinkönigreiche von England während der Heptarchie. Es entstand 604 durch die Vereinigung von Deira und Bernicia und bestand bis zu… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • NORTHUMBRIA — Regio, seu Comitatus Angliae Borealis, Scotiae finitimus, Northumberland. Ubi olim Ottadini. Habet ad Ortum Oceanum Germanic. ad Boream Scotiam, ad Occasum Cumbriam, a Meridie Dioecesin Dunclmen sem. Eius oppid. praecipuum est Novum Castrum. Fuit …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Northumbria —   [nɔː θʌmbrɪə], Northụmbri|en, das nördlichste der Königreiche der Angelsachsen; entstanden aus der Vereinigung der Kleinreiche Deira und Bernicia, war während des 8. Jahrhunderts Mittelpunkt der angelsächsischen Kultur. 829 wurde es der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Northumbria — Anglo Saxon kingdom of Norðhymbre, which lay NORTH (Cf. north) of the river Humber (L. Humbri fluminis, c.720), an ancient pre English river name of unknown origin. Related: Northumbrian …   Etymology dictionary

  • Northumbria — [nôrth um′brē ə] former Anglo Saxon kingdom in Great Britain, south of the Firth of Forth …   English World dictionary

  • Northumbria — This article is about the medieval English kingdom. For the Old English dialect, see Northumbrian (Old English). For the modern county, see Northumberland. Kingdom of Northumbria Norþanhymbra ← …   Wikipedia

  • Northumbria — /nawr thum bree euh/, n. an early English kingdom extending N from the Humber to the Firth of Forth. See map under Mercia. * * * Anglo Saxon kingdom of Britain. Located between the River Humber and the Firth of Forth, it extended from the Irish… …   Universalium

  • Northumbria — noun an Anglo Saxon kingdom in northern England until 876 • Instance Hypernyms: ↑geographical area, ↑geographic area, ↑geographical region, ↑geographic region • Part Holonyms: ↑England * * * Northumbria [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Northumbria — Northumbrie Wikipédia …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Northumbria — ► Uno de los reinos de la Heptarquía anglosajona, situado entre los ríos Forh y Humber. * * * Reino anglosajón de Gran Bretaña formado por la unión de los reinos de Deira y Bernicia. Situado entre el río Humber y el firth de Forth, se extendía… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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