Scandinavian settlement in northern Britain thirteen studies of place-names in their historical context by

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  • Great Britain,
  • England, Northern,
  • Scotland,
  • England, Northern.,
  • Scotland.,
  • Great Britain.


  • Names, Geographical -- England, Northern,
  • Land settlement patterns -- England, Northern.,
  • Scandinavians -- England, Northern -- History.,
  • Scandinavian languages -- Etymology -- Names.,
  • Land settlement patterns -- Scotland.,
  • Scandinavians -- Scotland -- History.,
  • Names, Geographical -- Scotland.,
  • Northmen -- Great Britain.,
  • Vikings -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Civilization -- Scandinavian influences.,
  • England, Northern -- History, Local.,
  • Scotland -- History, Local.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [220]-230) and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Barbara Crawford.
SeriesStudies in the early history of Britain
ContributionsCrawford, Barbara.
LC ClassificationsDA775 .S27 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 248 p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1278548M
ISBN 10071851923X
LC Control Number95010299

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Consequently, it is the culture of Scandinavians in these regions that needs to be assessed in searching for the cultural impact of Scandinavians upon eastern England. Scandinavian settlement in Yorkshire - through the rear-view mirror Gillian Fellows-Jensen Scandinavian settlement in Cheshire: the evidence of place-names Margaret Gelling Scandinavian settlement in north-west England, with a special study of Ireby names Mary C.

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Reitzels Forlag, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized. This three-volume project presents current knowledge and updated research on the first phases of human settlement in Northern Europe.

The temporal focus is on the first millennia of the Holocene and the area of special interest is the Scandinavian countries, the Baltic, and the northern parts of Poland, Germany and Great Britain. Scandinavian Settlement in Northern Britain by Barbara E.

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Abstract. My thesis consists of an examination of various types of place-name formations, as evidence of the linguistic contact and interaction which occurred between incoming Scandinavian speakers and the native population of northern Britain.

Written sources record the Scandinavian invasions of England but give no precise information as to the boundaries of the areas in which the Vikings settled or to the varying intensity of their settlement in different parts of the country. This information can be derived from a study of Scandinavian settlement names in England and of the distribution of manors held in by Cited by: 1.

This volume examines the Scandinavian impact on England in the ninth and tenth centuries, with particular reference to Scandinavian settlement and the diverse ways in which the Scandinavians and the native populations responded to each other. Many previous studies have described the settlement as involving a rapid assimilation of the settlers with native society.

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Download books for free. Find books. In two brilliant essays in that book Wainwright argued that the Pictish inhabitants of Shetland and Orkney had been 'overwhelmed by and submerged beneath the sheer weight of the Scandinavian settlement'.

The Picts, he concluded, 'were overwhelmed politically, linguistically, culturally and socially.'. The period of the Scandinavian invasions Viking invasions and settlements.

Small scattered Viking raids began in the last years of the 8th century; in the 9th century large-scale plundering incursions were made in Britain and in the Frankish empire as well.

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The large number and variety of names, either wholly or partly Scandinavian, is important evidence supporting the theory that Old Norse was spoken in many parts of England. In the year AD, only two decades after the last Viking invasion inthe English “Domesday Book” (a manuscript record of the “Great Survey” of large parts.

In the western seas, Scandinavian expansion touched practically every possible point. Settlers poured into Iceland from at least aboutand, from Iceland, colonies were founded in Greenland and attempted in North America.

The same period saw settlements arise in the Orkney, Faroe, and Shetland islands, the Hebrides, and the Isle of Man. This volume is a collection of 30 papers on the broad subject of the Scandinavian expansion westwards to Britain, Ireland and the North Atlantic, with a particular emphasis on settlement.

The volume has been prepared in tribute to the work of Barbara E. Crawford on this subject, and to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Cited by: 4.

Danish Coastal Landing Places and their Relation to Navigation and Trade 3. Viking-age Proto-Urban Centres and their Hinterlands: Some Examples from the Baltic Area 4. Viking-period Pre-Urban Settlements in Russia and Finds of Artefacts of Scandinavian Character 5.

Rural Settlement and Landscape Transformations in Northern Russia 6. These pages are intended as a resource for students of the history of English and for those interested in language contact phenomena. We will be posting documentary evidence and photographs relevant to the type and the extent of the effects of the Viking invasions and settlements of the late Old English period on the syntax, morphology and phonology of English.

Most settlement names were not recorded until CE, a couple of centuries after Scandinavians began to settle in England, when the Domesday Book, a survey of landholdings in most of England, was completed. This means that we cannot be certain when many place names using Old Norse vocabulary were formed.

The Cambridge history of Scandinavia, vol. 1: prehistory to () [UL c] Viking-age Scandinavia. Relatively less popular attention has been paid to the history of Scandinavia during the Viking age, and a further problem for the English-speaking student is that most of the detailed research has naturally beenFile Size: 1MB.

The influence of Scandinavian in Britain and Ireland can be seen by examining placenames which are of Viking origin. In England these are mostly in the Danelaw. In Scotland they are found on Shetland and Orkney as well as the north-west of the mainland with the offshore islands.

Download file to see previous pages The Danish settlement of the territory of Five Boroughs was mainly considered simply and solely for their military character and the settlements were considered as results of the settling of the members of the army.

Stenton and many others considered the hybrid names arose when the Danish army divided the land when they chose it for settlement. In the Celtic world, there are many Scandinavian influences. Within Scotland, Ireland and Isle of Man, the Vikings influences were mainly Norwegian.

The Norwegians established significant settlements and then Kingdoms here. In Wales, there were recorded Viking raids and some evidence of small settlements.

In Cornwall, strategic alliances were formed with Danish. The Vikings were a group of Scandinavian seafaring warriors who left their homelands from around A.D. to the 11th century, and raided coastal towns. Over the next three centuries, they would.

Travelers from Scandinavia first set foot in the Western Hemisphere more than a thousand years ago, and may even have been the first Europeans in North America. Beginning in the 7 th century, the Vikings, a seagoing people from Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, roamed widely over much of the planet, founding settlements in far-off lands and trading.

Scandinavian ancestry of British peoples. A study into the Scandinavian ancestry of British peoples found that there is evidence of particular concentrations in the Isle of Man, Shetland and Orkney; and to a lesser degree, in the Western Isles of Scotland and in the Wirral, West Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire in England.

Around the yearViking raiders targeted monasteries at Lindisfarne (), Jarrow () and Iona (, and ), as well as targeting other coastal settlements in northern Britain.

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the Vikings set out from Scandinavia across the northern world a dramatic time that would change Europe forever. This book explores the Viking conquest and settlement across Britain and Ireland, covering the core. Viking expansion is the process by which Norse explorers, traders and warriors, the latter known in modern scholarship as Vikings, sailed most of the North Atlantic, reaching south to North Africa and east to Russia, Constantinople and the Middle East as looters, traders, colonists and mercenaries.

Vikings under Leif Erikson, the heir to Erik the Red, reached North America and. A map of Viking explorations and settlements by Pinpin. As impressive as the Vikings’ accomplishments as raiders and warriors were, their accomplishments as explorers and settlers were equally magnificent.

The Vikings ventured far from their homelands in Scandinavia and became the first Europeans to discover Greenland and even North America (which they called. This settlement resulted in the Scandinavian-derived Norn language being spoken on Orkney and Shetland until the 18th Century, and influencing the Shetlandic and Orcadian dialects to this day.SCANDANAVIANS AND SETTLEMENT IN THE EASTERN.

it is in fact in a majority of the people of northern Britain. 4 2 Robert Bork, with Scott Montgomery and others, Scandinavian ancestors certainly does not suggest they are the products of raiders or pirates, but.

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