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Northumbria

1. (in Anglo-Saxon Britain) a region that stretched from the Humber to the Firth of Forth: formed in the 7th century ad, it became an important intellectual centre; a separate kingdom until 876 ad
2. an area of NE England roughly corresponding to the Anglo-Saxon region of Northumbria

Northumbria

 

one of the kingdoms created during the Anglo-Saxon conquest of Britain. It was formed at the beginning of the seventh century by the merging of the Anglian kingdoms of Bernicia and Deira. In the ninth century it was conquered, first by the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex and then by the Danes. Northumbria was finally joined to Wessex in about 924.

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