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ID: 7010056
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Whitby (inhabited place)  Whitby (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 29 12 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.4867  decimal degrees
Long: 000 37 50 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.6306  decimal degrees

Note: Synod of Whitby, a meeting held by Christian Church of Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria to determine to adhere to Celtic or Roman usages held here 633-634; Scandinavian settlement in the 9th century; Caedmon, first poet of English language died here in 680.

Names:
Whitby (preferred,C,V,English,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of North Yorkshire (county)  ................  North Yorkshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Whitby (inhabited place)  ....................  Whitby (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Northumbria (historical region)  ................  Northumbria (historical region) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Whitby (inhabited place)  ....................  Whitby (inhabited place) (P,H)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was important religious center by the 7th century
town (C)
religious center (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Whitby..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 626
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 215
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 626
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2611534
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 215
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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