Re: [allthingshistory] It's your thyng
Maybe going back to the heptarchy now, are they?
--- On Thu, 5/1/08, Kim Noyes <kimnoyes@...> wrote:
From: Kim Noyes <kimnoyes@...>
Subject: [allthingshistory] It's your thyng
To: "AllThingsHistory" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Archaeology2" <email@example.com>
Date: Thursday, May 1, 2008, 12:49 AMAmateur archaeologists find ancient 'thyng' in Sherwood Forest
24 Hour Museum [UK], 25/04/2008
Amateur history buffs have uncovered an important archaeological feature
called Thynghowe in Sherwood Forest and are working with archaeologists
and forestry officials to unravel the secrets of the ancient meeting
place dating back to at least Viking times. The discovery was made by
history lover and former teacher Lynda Mallett, together with husband
Stuart Reddish and John Wood, after they used an old "perambulation"
document dating to 1816, which led them to the hill and a series of
historic boundary stones.
The site had vanished from modern maps and was essentially lost to
history until the local enthusiasts made their discoveries. Experts
think the rediscovered site, which lies amidst the gnarled old oaks of
an area known as the Birklands in Sherwood Forest, may also yield clues
as to the boundary of the ancient Anglo Saxon Kingdoms of Mercia and
http://www.24hourmu seum.org. uk/nwh_gfx_ en/ART56785. html
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