Britons in the Barony of Gilsland, Cumbria

  title={Britons in the Barony of Gilsland, Cumbria},
  author={A. Breeze},
  journal={Northern History},
  pages={327 - 332}
  • A. Breeze
  • Published 2006
  • History
  • Northern History
  • THE BARONY OF GILSLAND is in north-eastern Cumbria. It is defined by the River Lyne (NY 4872) to the north, Croglyn Water (NY 5646) to the south, the River Eden to the west, and Northumberland to the east, where the village of Gilsland stands by the Roman Wall and the county boundary. Barony and village both owe their name to Gille (from Gaelic gille ‘servant’) son of Bueth, lord of the region before Hubert de Vaux took over in 1158. The district had become a military zone with Trajan, and… CONTINUE READING
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