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ID: 7011850
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 43 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.7167  decimal degrees
Long: 000 41 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 0.6833  decimal degrees

Note: The 10th-cen. Anglo-Saxon poem, 'The Battle of Maldon,' records the heroic stand made here by Essex militia against invading Vikings in 991.

Names:
Maldon (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Malden (NA,V,English,U)
Malduna (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Meldona (H,V)  ............ recorded in 1086
Melduna (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 Essex (county)  ................  Essex (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Maldon (inhabited place)  ....................  Maldon (inhabited place) (P)

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

Sources and Contributors:
Malden..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Maldon..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
.................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 103
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 120
Malduna..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 103
Meldona..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 103
Melduna..........  [VP]
.................  Domesday Book (1985) 103
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  Domesday Book (1985) 103
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2602475
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 120
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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