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The First Northumbrian Coins

Northumbrian sceat, mid 8th century.   For more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sceat http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eadberht_of_Northumbria

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Silver sceats

For more information on Sceats: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sceat

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The Gold Shilling

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The Anglian Tower

For further information: http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=536743&sort=4&search=all&criteria=Richmond%20Priory&rational=q&recordsperpage=10 http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-464198-anglian-tower-#.VVxnO_lVhHw The Anglian tower also has its own Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Anglian-Tower/132848570085044#

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Copper Coins

Copper stycas, 840s AD For more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Æthelred_II_of_Northumbria

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The Baptism of Edwin

Here is some further information regarding Bede’s text and the story of Coifi; http://www.ccel.org/ccel/bede/history.v.ii.xiii.html?highlight=coifi#highlight Baptism of Edwin according to Bede’s Ecclesiastical History of the English People, book II chapter 14: http://www.ccel.org/ccel/bede/history.v.ii.xiv.html?highlight=edwin,york#highlight Bede’s World Museum, Jarrow http://www.bedesworld.co.uk/the-museum/ Baptism of Edwin in York, … Continue reading

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The First Minster

For the most recent discoveries under the Minster in 2013, see: http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/10212660.Remarkable_new_finds_below_York_Minster/ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2246974/York-Minster-Paved-Roman-backstreet-walked-early-Christian-worshippers-discovered-archaeological-dig.html

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Lost Treasures-Hanging Bowls

For more information: http://www.yorkmuseumstrust.org.uk/collections/search/item/?id=2812&search_query=c2VhcmNoX3RleHQ9Y2FzdGxlK3lhcmQraGFuZ2luZytib3ds http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanging_bowl

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The Frisian Traders

For more information about: 1. A recent discovery near Leiden is evidence for Frisian trade: http://disputedpast.com/news/early-medieval-bowl-shows-frisian-international-position-early-medieval-frisians/ 2. The Frisians: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frisians

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Fishergate

For more information: WEB Fishergate, Fulford, and Heslington Local History Society http://ffhyork.weebly.com

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