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ID: 7011131
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 002 09 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -2.1500  decimal degrees

Note: Site of Battle of Tewkesbury on May 4, 1471, during War of the Roses, where Yorkist King Edward IV defeated Lancastrian Henry VI; a Norman abbey church is here as well as 13th-cen. King John's Bridge.

Names:
Tewkesbury (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Tedechesberie (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Teodechesberie (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Teodekesberie (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086

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 Gloucestershire (county)  ................  Gloucestershire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Tewkesbury (inhabited place)  ....................  Tewkesbury (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)
town (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Tedechesberie..........  [VP]
..........................  Domesday Book (1985) 115
Teodechesberie..........  [VP]
.............................  Domesday Book (1985) 115
Teodekesberie..........  [VP]
..........................  Domesday Book (1985) 115
Tewkesbury..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.......................  Domesday Book (1985) 115
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI,663
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 197
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 115
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI,663
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2609585
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 197
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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