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ID: 6001670
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Danelaw (historical region)  Danelaw (historical region)

Coordinates:
Lat: 54 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 54.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 001 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -1.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area in England colonized by invading Danish Vikings in 9th cen. CE; treaty of King Alfred with Dane Guthrum in 886 established boundary between Anglo-Saxon & Danish England; name refers to area ruled by Danish law; land was reclaimed in 954. The areas that comprised the Danelaw are in northern and eastern England.

Names:
Danelaw (preferred,C,V)
Danelaga (H,V)
Danelagh (H,V)
Dena lagu (H,V,Anglo-Saxon,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 Danelaw (historical region)  ................  Danelaw (historical region) (P)

Place Types:
historical region (preferred, C)
general region (C)
Viking (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Danelaga..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 224
Danelagh..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 224
Danelaw..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 341
Dena lagu..........  [VP]
....................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 224
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 341
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Times Atlas of World History (1993)

 

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