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Published by Elliot Stock in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementHenry Fishwick.
SeriesPopular county histories
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17870003M

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  Lancashire and Cheshire, past and present: a history and a descripion of the palatine counties of Lancaster and Chester, forming the North-western division of England, from the earliest ages to the present time (). By Thomas Baines With an account of the rise and progress of manufactures and commerce, and civil and mechanical engineering in Pages: In Lancashire was first termed 'the county of Lancashire' in the pipe rolls (which were the main record of central government transactions) under King Henry II. Edmund Crouchback was created 1st Earl of Lancaster. In Henry, Earl of Lancaster, was made a Duke and was also granted Palatinate powers -. William Shakespeare's mother also came from the Warwickshire branch of this family. Their history in Cheshire was one of intermarriage with other county families, particularly the Davenports, the Leghs and the Dones. The family's Cheshire seats and estates were in Alvanley, Bredbury, Harden, Tarporley, and Utkinton. 92 rows  The local history of most of Merseyside east of the Mersey, from Sefton in the north .

British Association for Local History. Formed in , we are the official co-ordinating body for local history in the County Palatine of Lancaster. We have members as far apart as Dalton in Furness to the north and Denton to the south, Fleetwood to the west and Farnworth to the east. Whether you are interested in Local History, Family History. "An Intelligent Student's History of Early Medieval Lancashire" or: "How the Red Rose County first came into being". Many Lancashire schoolkids learn about the history of our splendid shire – everything from the War of the Roses to the cobbles and chimneys of the Industrial Revolution - but few know about Lancashire's earlier history. : A History of Lancashire (): Fishwick, Henry: Books Books Go Search Hello Select your address. A history of Lancashire. [Alan Crosby] -- "Lancashire was broken up by local government reform in , but all true Lancastrians know that the ancient county palatine lives on, stretching from Langdale to the Mersey.