The History & Antiquities of the County Palatine of Durham - Hutchinson 1785 (3 Vols).


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A most important work on the County of Durham, which is referred to by most modern historians and writers.

Published in 1785 in three large volumes, the first of which begins with the pre-Roman history of the area, and the Brigantes tribe of the district, then on through the Saxon period, with the kingdoms of Bernicia and Deira. The remainder of the first volume takes us through the times of the Bishops of Lindisfarne and the Bishops of Durham, to the late 1700s.

Volumes 2 and 3 enter into greater detail concerning each of the towns and parishes of the county throughout history.

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