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Definition of Burh

Burh
Burh Burh, n. See Burg. [Obs.]

Meaning of Burh from wikipedia

- A burh (Old English pronunciation: [burx]) or burg was an Old English fortification or fortified settlement. In the 9th century, raids and invasions by...
- Bamburgh Castle is a castle on the northeast coast of England, by the village of Bamburgh in Northumberland. It is a Grade I listed building. The site...
- The burh might have made use of the walls of the Roman Leicester (Ratae Corieltauvorum), of approx 7,800 ft (2,400 m) (c. 1900 hides). The burh at Lincoln...
- defence system was a network of burhs, distributed at strategic points throughout the kingdom. There were thirty-three burhs, spaced approximately 30 kilometres...
- Anglo-Saxon do****ent providing a list of over thirty fortified places (burhs), the majority being in the ancient Kingdom of Wes****, and the taxes (recorded...
- up a powerful system of fortified towns known as burhs. He mainly used old Roman cities for his burhs, as he was able to rebuild and reinforce their existing...
- This is part of the list of United Kingdom locations: a gazetteer of place names in the United Kingdom showing each place's locality and geographical coordinates...
- by the early English to form tribal strongholds. Despite their location, burhs on the sites of Roman colonies show no continuity with Roman muni****l organisation...
- activity precede unbroken habitation to the 6th century AD. It was a Saxon burh in the 9th century; Warwick Castle was built during the Norman conquest of...
- during the reign of Alfred the Great, who set up 33 fortified towns (or burhs) in his kingdom of Wes****. The amount of taxation required to maintain each...
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