The Place-Names of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely

  title={The Place-Names of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely},
  author={M. Burkitt},
  • M. Burkitt
  • Published 1943
  • History
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  • A LOT of water has flowed even under the bridges of the Cam since Prof. Skeat published his monumental work on the place-names of Cambridgeshire, and much new information, archaeological and otherwise, has accumulated since that date. It has been shown that the area was peopled by Anglo-Saxon folk from a very early date—before the end of the fifth century—and the researches of such investigators as Sir Cyril Fox, T. C. Lethbridge and others have thrown a flood of light on these early migrants… CONTINUE READING
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