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The A12 is a major road in England.
The A14 is a trunk road in England, running from the Port of Felixstowe, Suffolk to its western end at the Catthorpe Interchange; a major intersection at the southern end of the M6 and junction 19 of the M1 in Leicestershire.
The A47 is a trunk road in England linking Birmingham to Lowestoft, Suffolk.
Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America is a 1989 book by David Hackett Fischer that details the folkways of four groups of people who moved from distinct regions of Great Britain (Albion) to the United States.
Aldeburgh is a coastal town in the English county of Suffolk.
Alluvium (from the Latin alluvius, from alluere, "to wash against") is loose, unconsolidated (not cemented together into a solid rock) soil or sediments, which has been eroded, reshaped by water in some form, and redeposited in a non-marine setting.
Angeln (English and Latin: Anglia, German and Low Saxon: Angeln, Danish: Angel) is a small peninsula within the larger Jutland (Cimbric) Peninsula in the region of Southern Schleswig, which constitutes the Northern part of the northernmost German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein, protruding into the Bay of Kiel of the Baltic Sea.
The Angles (Angli) were one of the main Germanic peoples who settled in Great Britain in the post-Roman period.
Anglia Ruskin University is a public university in East Anglia, United Kingdom.
The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.
Arable land (from Latin arabilis, "able to be plowed") is, according to one definition, land capable of being ploughed and used to grow crops.
Arthur Michell Ransome (18 January 1884 – 3 June 1967) was an English author and journalist.
Æthelberht (Old English: Æðelbrihte), also called Saint Ethelbert the King, (died 20 May 794 at Sutton Walls, Herefordshire) was an eighth-century saint and a king of East Anglia, the Anglo-Saxon kingdom which today includes the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk.
Æthelthryth (or Æðelþryð or Æþelðryþe; 636 – 23 June 679 AD) is the name for the Anglo-Saxon saint known, particularly in a religious context, as Etheldreda or Audrey.
A baptismal font is an article of church furniture used for baptism.
The Bittern Line is a railway branch line in Norfolk, England, that links to.
A bog is a wetland that accumulates peat, a deposit of dead plant material—often mosses, and in a majority of cases, sphagnum moss.
The Borough of Colchester is a local government district and borough in Essex, England, named after its main town, Colchester.
Bretwalda (also brytenwalda and bretenanwealda, sometimes capitalised) is an Old English word.
Broadland is a local government district in Norfolk, England, named after the Norfolk Broads.
Bury St Edmunds is a historic market town and civil parish in the in St Edmundsbury district, in the county of Suffolk, England.
Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately north of London.
The Cambridge News (formerly the Cambridge Evening News) is a British daily newspaper published each weekday and on Saturdays.
Cambridge railway station is the principal station serving the city of Cambridge in the east of England.
Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs.), is an East Anglian county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the north-east, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west.
The Cambridgeshire Guided Busway, known locally as The Busway, connects Cambridge, Huntingdon and St Ives in the English county of Cambridgeshire.
A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.
The coat of arms of the Kingdom of Sweden (Sveriges riksvapen) has a lesser and a greater version.
The Combined Bomber Offensive (CBO) was an Anglo-American offensive of strategic bombing during World War II in Europe.
Dedham Vale is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Essex-Suffolk border in east England.
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
The Diocese of Ely is a Church of England diocese in the Province of Canterbury.
Dorothy Leigh Sayers (13 June 1893 – 17 December 1957) was a renowned English crime writer and poet.
An earl is a member of the nobility.
The Earls of East Anglia were governors of East Anglia during the 11th century.
The East Coast Main Line (ECML) is a major railway link between London and Edinburgh via Peterborough, Doncaster, York, Darlington, Durham and Newcastle; it is presently electrified along the whole route.
The East of England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
The Eastern Daily Press (EDP) is a regional newspaper covering Norfolk, and northern parts of Suffolk and eastern Cambridgeshire, and is published daily in Norwich, UK.
Edmund the Martyr (also known as St Edmund or Edmund of East Anglia, died 20 November 869) was king of East Anglia from about 855 until his death.
Edward the Elder (c. 874 – 17 July 924) was King of the Anglo-Saxons from 899 until his death.
Ellough is a parish in the English county of Suffolk located approximately south-east of Beccles.
Ely is a cathedral city in Cambridgeshire, England, about north-northeast of Cambridge and about by road from London.
Essex is a county in the East of England.
Felixstowe is a seaside town in Suffolk, England.
Fenland is a local government district in Cambridgeshire, England.
German-occupied Europe refers to the sovereign countries of Europe which were occupied by the military forces of Nazi Germany at various times between 1939 and 1945 and administered by the Nazi regime.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Graham Colin Swift FRSL (born 4 May 1949) is an English writer.
The Great Eastern Main Line (GEML, sometimes referred to as the East Anglia Main Line) is a major railway line on the British railway system which connects Liverpool Street station in central London with destinations in east London and the East of England, including,,,, and.
Great Yarmouth, often known to locals as Yarmouth, is a coastal town in Norfolk, England.
Heavy bombers are bomber aircraft capable of delivering the largest payload of air-to-ground weaponry (usually bombs) and longest range of their era.
Henry of Huntingdon (Henricus Huntindoniensis; 1088 – AD 1157), the son of a canon in the diocese of Lincoln, was a 12th-century English historian, the author of a history of England, the Historia Anglorum, "the most important Anglo-Norman historian to emerge from the secular clergy".
The Heptarchy is a collective name applied to the seven petty kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England from the Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain in 5th century until their unification into the Kingdom of England in the early 10th century.
England is divided into a number of different regional schemes for various purposes.
Anglo-Saxon England was early medieval England, existing from the 5th to the 11th century from the end of Roman Britain until the Norman conquest in 1066.
Hunstanton is a seaside town in Norfolk, England.
Huntingdon is a market town in Cambridgeshire, England.
The Iceni or Eceni were a Brittonic tribe of eastern Britain during the Iron Age and early Roman era.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk, England, located on the estuary of the River Orwell, about north east of London.
The Isle of Ely is a historic region around the city of Ely in Cambridgeshire, England.
Ivar the Boneless (Ívarr hinn Beinlausi; Hyngwar) (also known as Ivar Ragnarsson) was a Viking leader and a commander who invaded what is now England.
John Constable, (11 June 1776 – 31 March 1837) was an English landscape painter in the naturalistic tradition.
King's Lynn, known until 1537 as Bishop's Lynn, is a seaport and market town in Norfolk, England, about north of London, north-east of Peterborough, north north-east of Cambridge and west of Norwich.
The Kingdom of the East Angles (Ēast Engla Rīce; Regnum Orientalium Anglorum), today known as the Kingdom of East Anglia, was a small independent kingdom of the Angles comprising what are now the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk and perhaps the eastern part of the Fens.
The Kingdom of England (French: Royaume d'Angleterre; Danish: Kongeriget England; German: Königreich England) was a sovereign state on the island of Great Britain from the 10th century—when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms—until 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
The kingdom of the East Saxons (Ēast Seaxna Rīce; Regnum Orientalium Saxonum), today referred to as the Kingdom of Essex, was one of the seven traditional kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy.
The Kingdom of Northumbria (Norþanhymbra rīce) was a medieval Anglian kingdom in what is now northern England and south-east Scotland.
Leslie Poles Hartley (30 December 1895 – 13 December 1972) was a British novelist and short story writer.
Land reclamation, usually known as reclamation, and also known as land fill (not to be confused with a landfill), is the process of creating new land from ocean, riverbeds, or lake beds.
Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in east central England.
The kingdom of East Anglia, (also known as the kingdom of the East Angles), was a small independent Anglo-Saxon kingdom that comprised what are now the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk and perhaps the eastern part of the Fens.
Liverpool Street station, also known as London Liverpool Street, is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in the north-eastern corner of the City of London, in the ward of Bishopsgate.
London Stansted Airport is an international airport located at Stansted Mountfitchet in the district of Uttlesford in Essex, northeast of Central London and from the Hertfordshire border.
Lowestoft is a town and civil parish in the English county of Suffolk.
A marsh is a wetland that is dominated by herbaceous rather than woody plant species.
Mercia (Miercna rīce) was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy.
The Middle Angles were an important ethnic or cultural group within the larger kingdom of Mercia in England in the Anglo-Saxon period.
The cycle-path is located in the United Kingdom.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
Sir Noël Peirce Coward (16 December 189926 March 1973) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise".
The Classification of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS; French: Nomenclature des unités territoriales statistiques) is a geocode standard for referencing the subdivisions of countries for statistical purposes.
Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England.
North Norfolk is a local government district in Norfolk, United Kingdom.
The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants.), archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of England.
Northern England, also known simply as the North, is the northern part of England, considered as a single cultural area.
Norwich (also) is a city on the River Wensum in East Anglia and lies approximately north-east of London.
Norwich Airport is a small international airport in Hellesdon, Norfolk, England, north of Norwich.
Norwich railway station (formerly Norwich Thorpe) is the eastern terminus of the Great Eastern Main Line in the East of England, serving the city of Norwich, Norfolk.
Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is a public university, based on a single site in the centre of Norwich, in the United Kingdom.
Offa was King of Mercia, a kingdom of Anglo-Saxon England, from 757 until his death in July 796.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
A pantile is a type of fired roof tile, normally made from clay.
"Ancient men full of guile, bigotry and craftsmanship supping from chipped mugs at an ancient settle, they are long gone.
Peterborough is a cathedral city in Cambridgeshire, England, with a population of 183,631 in 2011.
Peterborough railway station serves the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England.
Pillboxes are concrete dug-in guard posts, normally equipped with loopholes through which to fire weapons.
The Port of Felixstowe, in Felixstowe, Suffolk is the United Kingdom's busiest container port, dealing with 42% of Britain's containerised trade.
Private Lives is a 1930 comedy of manners in three acts by Noël Coward.
The Puritan migration to New England was marked in its effects in the two decades from 1620 to 1640, after which it declined sharply for a time.
The Puritans were English Reformed Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries who sought to "purify" the Church of England from its "Catholic" practices, maintaining that the Church of England was only partially reformed.
Royal Air Force Alconbury or more simply RAF Alconbury is an active Royal Air Force station in Huntingdon, England.
Rædwald (Rædwald, 'power in counsel'), also written as Raedwald or Redwald, was a 7th-century king of East Anglia, a long-lived Anglo-Saxon kingdom which included the present-day English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk.
The Redcliffe-Maud Report (Cmnd. 4040) is the name generally given to the report published by the Royal Commission on Local Government in England 1966–1969 under the chairmanship of Lord Redcliffe-Maud.
The regions of England, formerly known as the government office regions, are the highest tier of sub-national division in England.
The River Cam is the main river flowing through Cambridge in eastern England.
The River Great Ouse is a river in the United Kingdom, the longest of several British rivers called "Ouse".
The River Nene (or: see below) is a river in the east of England that rises from three sources in Northamptonshire.
The River Orwell flows through the county of Suffolk in England.
The River Stour is a river in East Anglia, England.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.
The River Wensum is a chalk fed river in Norfolk, England and a tributary of the River Yare despite being the larger of the two rivers.
The River Yare is a river in the English county of Norfolk.
The Diocese of East Anglia is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church covering the counties of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk and Peterborough in eastern England.
The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Anglian Regiment (R ANGLIAN) is an infantry regiment of the British Army.
A Royal Commission is a major ad-hoc formal public inquiry into a defined issue in some monarchies.
In heraldry, the Saint George's Cross, also called Cross of Saint George, is a red cross on a white background, which from the Late Middle Ages became associated with Saint George, the military saint, often depicted as a crusader.
Saxmundham is a small market town in Suffolk, England.
The Saxons (Saxones, Sachsen, Seaxe, Sahson, Sassen, Saksen) were a Germanic people whose name was given in the early Middle Ages to a large country (Old Saxony, Saxonia) near the North Sea coast of what is now Germany.
Sheringham railway station is the northern terminus of the Bittern Line in Norfolk, England, serving the town of Sheringham.
Southwold is a small town on the English North Sea coast in the Waveney district of Suffolk.
Suffolk is an East Anglian county of historic origin in England.
A textile is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres (yarn or thread).
The Broads National Park is a network of mostly navigable rivers and lakes in the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk.
The Fens, also known as the, are a coastal plain in eastern England.
The Midlands is a cultural and geographic area roughly spanning central England that broadly corresponds to the early medieval Kingdom of Mercia.
The Wash is a largely rectangular bay and estuary at the north-west corner of East Anglia on the East coast of England, where Norfolk meets Lincolnshire.
Three Crowns (tre kronor) is a national emblem of Sweden, present in the coat of arms of Sweden, and composed of three yellow or gilded coronets ordered two above and one below, placed on a blue background.
The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.
University Centre Peterborough is a small higher education institution located in Peterborough in the United Kingdom.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of East Anglia (abbreviated as UEA) is a public research university in Norwich, England.
The University of Suffolk is a public university in Suffolk, England.
An urban enterprise zone is an area in which policies to encourage economic growth and development are implemented.
Waterland is a 1983 novel by Graham Swift.
A waterway is any navigable body of water.
The West Anglia Main Line is one of the two main lines from, the other being the Great Eastern Main Line to Ipswich and Norwich.
Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and other animals, including cashmere and mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids.
Woolpit is a village in the English county of Suffolk, midway between the towns of Bury St. Edmunds and Stowmarket.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Wuffingas, Uffingas or Wuffings were the ruling dynasty of East Anglia, the long-lived Anglo-Saxon kingdom which today includes the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk.
Anglia (kingdom), East Anglia (England), East Anglia Combined Authority, East Anglia, England, East Anglian, East Endland, East anglia, Flag of East Anglia, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone, Ulfcytel's land.