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Acklington is a small village in Northumberland, England.
Acklington Park in the parish of Warkworth, Northumberland, England was the birthplace of John Rushworth (born c.1612) who achieved fame in both England and during the formation of the United States of America for compiling a series of works called Historical Collections covering the English Civil Wars throughout the 17th century.
Acomb is a village in the south of Northumberland, England.
Adderstone with Lucker is a civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Akeld is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Alan Shearer, CBE, DL (born 13 August 1970) is an English retired footballer.
Alexander Henry Fenwick Armstrong (born 2 March 1970) is an English comedian, actor, television presenter and bass baritone singer, best known as one half of the comedy duo Armstrong and Miller and as host of the BBC TV game show Pointless.
Algernon Charles Swinburne (5 April 1837 – 10 April 1909) was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic.
Sir John Alistair Graham (born 6 August 1942) was the Chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life from 2003 until April 2007.
Allan Holdsworth (6 August 1946 – 15 April 2017) was a British guitarist and composer.
Allendale, often marked on maps as Allendale Town, is a village and civil parish in south west Northumberland, England.
Alnham is a hamlet and civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Alnmouth is a coastal village in Northumberland, England, situated east-south-east of Alnwick.
Alnwick is a market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the traditional county town.
Alnwick Castle is a castle and stately home in Alnwick in the English county of Northumberland.
Alnwick was a local government district of Northumberland, England.
Alwinton (previously named "Allenton" and sometimes still referred to as this) is a village and former parish in Northumberland, England.
Amble is a town, civil parish and seaport on the North Sea coast of Northumberland, England.
The Anatidae are the biological family of birds that includes ducks, geese, and swans.
Ancroft is a village and civil parish (which includes the village of Scremerston) in Northumberland, England.
Andesite is an extrusive igneous, volcanic rock, of intermediate composition, with aphanitic to porphyritic texture.
The Angles (Angli) were one of the main Germanic peoples who settled in Great Britain in the post-Roman period.
The Anglo-Scottish border between England and Scotland runs for 96 miles (154 km) between Marshall Meadows Bay on the east coast and the Solway Firth in the west.
The Antonine Wall, known to the Romans as Vallum Antonini, was a turf fortification on stone foundations, built by the Romans across what is now the Central Belt of Scotland, between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde.
An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is an area of countryside in England, Wales or Northern Ireland which has been designated for conservation due to its significant landscape value.
Armstrong is a surname of Scottish borders origin.
Ashington is a town and civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Astley Community High School is a coeducational upper school (styled high school) and sixth form located in Seaton Delaval in the English county of Northumberland.
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England.
Bamburgh Castle is a castle on the northeast coast of England, by the village of Bamburgh in Northumberland.
Bardon Mill is a village in Northumberland, England.
Basil Cheesman Bunting (1 March 1900 – 17 April 1985) was a British modernist poet whose reputation was established with the publication of Briggflatts in 1966.
The Battle of Dun Nechtain or Battle of Nechtansmere (Scottish Gaelic: Blàr Dhùn Neachdain, Old Irish: Dún Nechtain, Old Welsh: Gueith Linn Garan, Old English: Nechtansmere) was fought between the Picts, led by King Bridei Mac Bili, and the Northumbrians, led by King Ecgfrith, on 20 May 685.
Bavington is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England.
BBC Look North is the BBC's regional television news service for North East England, Cumbria and North Yorkshire.
BBC Newcastle (formerly BBC Radio Newcastle) is the BBC Local Radio station for Tyne and Wear and surrounding areas, broadcasting from studios (known locally as the 'Pink Palace') on Barrack Road in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Beadnell is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Bede (italic; 672/3 – 26 May 735), also known as Saint Bede, Venerable Bede, and Bede the Venerable (Bēda Venerābilis), was an English Benedictine monk at the monastery of St.
Bede Academy is a 3–18 academy located in Blyth, Northumberland, England.
Bedfordshire (abbreviated Beds.) is a county in the East of England.
Bedlington is a town in Northumberland, England, with a population of roughly 15,400, measured at 18,470 at the 2011 Census.
Belford is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England, about halfway between Alnwick and Berwick-upon-Tweed, a few miles inland from the east coast and just off the Great North Road, the A1.
Bell is a surname common in English speaking countries with several word-origins.
Belsay is a village in Northumberland, England.
Benjamin Jonson (c. 11 June 1572 – 6 August 1637) was an English playwright, poet, actor, and literary critic, whose artistry exerted a lasting impact upon English poetry and stage comedy.
Benwell and Scotswood is an electoral ward of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England.
Bernicia (Old English: Bernice, Bryneich, Beornice; Latin: Bernicia) was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom established by Anglian settlers of the 6th century in what is now southeastern Scotland and North East England.
Berwick-upon-Tweed (Sooth Berwick, Bearaig a Deas) is a town in the county of Northumberland.
Bewick is a civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Biddlestone is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Billy Pigg (1902–1968) was an English player of Northumbrian smallpipes.
Biotechnology is the broad area of science involving living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or "any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use" (UN Convention on Biological Diversity, Art. 2).
Blyth Valley was a Local government district and borough in south-east Northumberland, England, bordering the North Sea and Tyne and Wear.
Blyth is a town and civil parish in southeast Northumberland, England.
Robert Stokoe (21 September 1930 – 1 February 2004) was an English footballer and manager who was able, almost uniquely, to transcend the traditional north-east rivalry between the region's footballing giants, Newcastle United and Sunderland.
Sir Robert Charlton CBE (born 11 October 1937) is an English former football player, regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time, and an essential member of the England team who won the World Cup in 1966, the year he also won the Ballon d'Or.
The Anglo-Scottish border has a long tradition of balladry, such that a whole group of songs exists that are often called "border ballads", because they were collected in that region.
Border reivers were raiders along the Anglo-Scottish border from the late 13th century to the beginning of the 17th century.
Border tartan, sometimes known as Northumbrian tartan, Shepherds' Plaid or Border Drab, or Border check is a design used in woven fabrics historically associated with the Anglo-Scottish Border, including the Scottish Borders and Northumbria.
Berwick-upon-Tweed was a local government district and borough in Northumberland in the north-east of England, on the border with Scotland.
Bowsden is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Branxton is a village and civil parish in northern Northumberland, England.
The Brigantes were a Celtic tribe who in pre-Roman times controlled the largest section of what would become Northern England.
Brinkburn is a parish in Northumberland, England.
Brown is an English-language surname in origin chiefly descriptive of a person with brown hair, complexion or clothing.
Bryan Donkin FRS FRAS (22 March 1768 – 27 February 1855) developed the first paper making machine and created the world's first commercial canning factory.
Callaly is a village in Northumberland, England.
Lancelot Brown (born c. 1715–16, baptised 30 August 1716 – 6 February 1783), more commonly known with the byname Capability Brown, was an English landscape architect.
Capheaton is a village in Northumberland, in England, about to the northwest of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Capheaton Hall, near Wallington, Northumberland, is an English country house, the seat of the Swinburne Baronets and a childhood home of the poet Algernon Swinburne.
The Carboniferous is a geologic period and system that spans 60 million years from the end of the Devonian Period million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Permian Period, Mya.
Carboniferous Limestone is a collective term for the succession of limestones occurring widely throughout Great Britain and Ireland that were deposited during the Dinantian Epoch of the Carboniferous Period.
Carham or Carham on Tweed is a village in Northumberland, England.
Cartington is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Castle Morpeth was a local government district and borough in Northumberland, England.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The Britons, also known as Celtic Britons or Ancient Britons, were Celtic people who inhabited Great Britain from the British Iron Age into the Middle Ages, at which point their culture and language diverged into the modern Welsh, Cornish and Bretons (among others).
The Celts (see pronunciation of ''Celt'' for different usages) were an Indo-European people in Iron Age and Medieval Europe who spoke Celtic languages and had cultural similarities, although the relationship between ethnic, linguistic and cultural factors in the Celtic world remains uncertain and controversial.
The ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.
Sir Charles Algernon Parsons, (13 June 1854 – 11 February 1931), the son of a member of the Irish peerage,http://www.tcd.ie/Secretary/FellowsScholars/discourses/discourses/1968_Lord%20Rosse%20on%20W.%20Parsons.pdf was an Anglo-Irish engineer, best known for his invention of the compound steam turbine, and as the namesake of C. A. Parsons and Company.
Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, (13 March 1764 – 17 July 1845), known as Viscount Howick between 1806 and 1807, was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from November 1830 to July 1834.
Chatton is a village in Northumberland, in England.
The Cheviot Hills (/'tʃiːvɪət/) are a range of rolling hills straddling the Anglo-Scottish border between Northumberland and the Scottish Borders.
Chillingham cattle, also known as Chillingham wild cattle, are a breed of cattle that live in a large enclosed park at Chillingham Castle, Northumberland, England.
Clogging is a type of folk dance in which the dancer's footwear is used percussively by striking the heel, the toe, or both against a floor or each other to create audible rhythms, usually to the downbeat with the heel keeping the rhythm.
Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground.
Coca-Cola, or Coke (also Pemberton's Cola at certain Georgian vendors), is a carbonated soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company.
Community radio is a radio service offering a third model of radio broadcasting in addition to commercial and public broadcasting.
A comprehensive school is a secondary school that is a state school and does not select its intake on the basis of academic achievement or aptitude, in contrast to the selective school system, where admission is restricted on the basis of selection criteria.
Corbridge is a village in Northumberland, England, west of Newcastle and east of Hexham.
Cornhill-on-Tweed is a small village and civil parish in Northumberland, England about to the east of Coldstream, Scotland.
The Council of Europe (CoE; Conseil de l'Europe) is an international organisation whose stated aim is to uphold human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Europe.
A county corporate or corporate county was a type of subnational division used for local government in England, Ireland, and Wales.
A county council is the elected administrative body governing an area known as a county.
County Durham (locally) is a county in North East England.
A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.
Covance Inc. is a contract research organization (CRO) headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, providing drug development and animal testing services.
Cramlington is a town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, north of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Cramlington Learning Village, formerly Cramlington Community High School, is a large high school with academy status in Cramlington, Northumberland; it is a comprehensive school of around 2100 students.
Craster is a small fishing village on the Northumbrian coast of England.
Cresswell is a village in Northumberland, England.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Cumbria is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in North West England.
This is a list of people who have served as Custos Rotulorum of Northumberland.
Cuthbert (c. 634 – 20 March 687) is a saint of the early Northumbrian church in the Celtic tradition.
Vice Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood (26 September 1748 – 7 March 1810) was an admiral of the Royal Navy, notable as a partner with Lord Nelson in several of the British victories of the Napoleonic Wars, and frequently as Nelson's successor in commands.
Sir Daniel Gooch, 1st Baronet (24 August 1816 – 15 October 1889) was an English railway locomotive and transatlantic cable engineer and Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1865 to 1885.
Darras Hall is an upland estate of Ponteland, occupying an outer part of the village centred northwest of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Deira (Old English: Derenrice or Dere) was a Celtic kingdom – first recorded (but much older) by the Anglo-Saxons in 559 AD and lasted til 664 AD, in Northern England that was first recorded when Anglian warriors invaded the Derwent Valley in the third quarter of the fifth century.
Denwick is a small village and civil parish in Northumberland, located about north-east of Alnwick.
The Devonian is a geologic period and system of the Paleozoic, spanning 60 million years from the end of the Silurian, million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Carboniferous, Mya.
Diabase or dolerite or microgabbro is a mafic, holocrystalline, subvolcanic rock equivalent to volcanic basalt or plutonic gabbro.
Dire Straits were a British rock band formed in London in 1977 by Mark Knopfler (lead vocals and lead guitar), David Knopfler (rhythm guitar and backing vocals), John Illsley (bass guitar and backing vocals), and Pick Withers (drums and percussion).
The village and parish of Doddington are on the east side of the Milfield Plain, nearly 3 miles north of the town of Wooler, in the county of Northumberland, England.
Duddo Five Stones is a stone circle north of Duddo in North Northumberland, approximately 4miles (6km) South of the Scottish Border.
Duke of Northumberland is a noble title that has been created three times in English and British history, twice in the Peerage of England and once in the Peerage of Great Britain.
Dunstanburgh Castle is a 14th-century fortification on the coast of Northumberland in northern England, between the villages of Craster and Embleton.
The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, commonly known as Durham Cathedral and home of the Shrine of St Cuthbert, is a cathedral in the city of Durham, United Kingdom, the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Durham.
The title of Earl of Northumberland was created several times in the Peerage of England and of Great Britain, succeeding the title Earl of Northumbria.
Earle is a village and civil parish in the Berwick-upon-Tweed district of Northumberland, England.
East Chevington is a parish in Northumberland, England, and was a village until it disappeared in the 1900s.
The Ecclesiastical History of the English People (Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum), written by the Venerable Bede in about AD 731, is a history of the Christian Churches in England, and of England generally; its main focus is on the conflict between the pre-Schism Roman Rite and Celtic Christianity.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Edlingham is a small village and civil parish in Northumberland in the north of England. At the 2001 census it had a population of 196, reducing slightly to 191 at the 2011 Census. The road to Alnwick passes close by the village and the town of Rothbury is about away. The name Edlingham means The home of Eadwulf in Anglo-Saxon. Its recorded history goes back as far as 737 when King Coelwulf gave Edlingham and three other royal Northumbrian villages to Cuthbert.
Edwin (Ēadwine; c. 586 – 12 October 632/633), also known as Eadwine or Æduinus, was the King of Deira and Bernicia – which later became known as Northumbria – from about 616 until his death.
Eglingham is a village in Northumberland, England, situated about north-west of Alnwick and from Wooler.
Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603.
Ellingham is a civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Ellington is a small village on the coast of Northumberland, England.
Elsdon is a village and civil parish in the English county of Northumberland about to the southwest of Rothbury.
Embleton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Northumberland.
The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.
Eric Victor Burdon (born 11 May 1941) is an English singer-songwriter and actor.
The Evening Chronicle is a daily, evening newspaper produced in Newcastle upon Tyne, covering Tyne and Wear, southern Northumberland and northern County Durham.
The Farne Islands are a group of islands off the coast of Northumberland, England.
Felton is a village in Northumberland, North East England, south of Alnwick and north of Morpeth.
In a number of countries, plants have been chosen as symbols to represent specific geographic areas.
Ford is a small village in Northumberland, England, about from Berwick-upon-Tweed.
General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
Geological resistance is a measure of how well minerals resist erosive factors, and is primarily based on hardness, chemical reactivity and cohesion.
Sir George Biddell Airy (27 July 18012 January 1892) was an English mathematician and astronomer, Astronomer Royal from 1835 to 1881.
George Stephenson (9 June 1781 – 12 August 1848) was a British civil engineer and mechanical engineer.
Geranium sanguineum, common names bloody crane's-bill or bloody geranium, is a species of hardy flowering herbaceous perennial plant in the cranesbill family Geraniaceae.
Glanton is a small rural village, in the county of Northumberland, England.
Grace Horsley Darling (24 November 1815 – 20 October 1842) was an English lighthouse keeper's daughter, famed for participating in the rescue of survivors from the shipwrecked ''Forfarshire'' in 1838.
Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture.
In United Kingdom town planning, the green belt is a policy for controlling urban growth.
In economics, gross value added (GVA) is the measure of the value of goods and services produced in an area, industry or sector of an economy.
Hadrian's Wall (Vallum Aelium), also called the Roman Wall, Picts' Wall, or Vallum Hadriani in Latin, was a defensive fortification in the Roman province of Britannia, begun in AD 122 in the reign of the emperor Hadrian.
Hall is a common surname of English origin.
Halton Lea Gate is a small Northumberland village, situated on the A689 road close to the boundary of the counties of Northumberland and Cumbria.
Harbottle is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England about south-east of the Scottish border, in the southeastern part of the Cheviot Hills and inside Northumberland National Park.
Hartburn is a village in Northumberland, in England.
Haydon Bridge is a village in Northumberland, England, with a population of about 2000, the civil parish(Haydon) being measured at 2,184 in the Census 2011.
Haydon Bridge High School is a mixed secondary boarding and day school located in Haydon Bridge in the English county of Northumberland.
Heddon-on-the-Wall is a village in Northumberland, England, located on Hadrian's Wall.
Henry IV, Part 1 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written no later than 1597.
Sir Henry Percy KG (20 May 1364 – 21 July 1403), commonly known as Sir Harry Hotspur, or simply Hotspur, was a late-medieval English nobleman.
Hepple is a small village and parish in rural Northumberland, west of Rothbury, which provides most of its local services.
Hepscott is a small village in the county of Northumberland, England, about south east of Morpeth, the county town.
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.
Hesleyhurst is a civil parish in the county of Northumberland in England.
Hexham is a market town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, south of the River Tyne, and was the administrative centre for the Tynedale district from 1974 to 2009.
The Hexham Courant is a weekly newspaper serving primarily the area known as Tynedale in Northumberland.
Hexhamshire was a county of Northern England.
This is a list of the High Sheriffs of the English county of Northumberland.
A hillfort is a type of earthworks used as a fortified refuge or defended settlement, located to exploit a rise in elevation for defensive advantage.
The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
The Historic England Archive is the public archive of Historic England, located in The Engine House on Fire Fly Avenue in Swindon, formerly part of the Swindon Works of the Great Western Railway.
The history of coal mining goes back thousands of years.
Horncliffe is a village in the county of Northumberland, England.
The House of Neville (also the House of Nevill) is a noble house of early medieval origin, which was a leading force in English politics in the later Middle Ages.
The House of Wessex, also known as the House of Cerdic (Cerdicingas in Old English), refers to the family that initially ruled a kingdom in southwest England known as Wessex, from the 6th century under Cerdic of Wessex until the unification of the Kingdoms of England by Alfred the Great and his successors.
Howick Hall, a Grade II* listed building in the village of Howick, Northumberland, England, is the ancestral seat of the Earls Grey.
Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper, Baron Dacre of Glanton, (15 January 1914 – 26 January 2003), was a British historian of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany.
The Humber is a large tidal estuary on the east coast of Northern England.
Humshaugh is a parish near Hexham in Northumberland, England.
Igneous rock (derived from the Latin word ignis meaning fire), or magmatic rock, is one of the three main rock types, the others being sedimentary and metamorphic.
Ilderton is a small village in Northumberland, England.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Ingram is a small village in Northumberland, England.
Iona (Ì Chaluim Chille) is a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the Ross of Mull on the western coast of Scotland.
Islandshire was an area of Northumberland, England, comprising Lindisfarne or Holy Island, plus five parishes on the mainland.
ITV Tyne Tees, previously known as Tyne Tees, Channel 3 North East and Tyne Tees Television, is the ITV television franchise for North East England and parts of North Yorkshire.
Joseph Mallord William Turner (23 April 177519 December 1851), known as J. M. W. Turner and contemporarily as William Turner, was an English Romantic painter, printmaker and watercolourist, known for his expressive colourisation, imaginative landscapes and turbulent, often violent marine paintings.
John Charlton, (born 8 May 1935) is an English former footballer and manager who played as a defender.
John Edward Thompson "Jackie" Milburn (11 May 1924 – 9 October 1988) was a football player principally associated with Newcastle United and England, though he also spent four seasons at Linfield.
Jacobitism (Seumasachas, Seacaibíteachas, Séamusachas) was a political movement in Great Britain and Ireland that aimed to restore the Roman Catholic Stuart King James II of England and Ireland (as James VII in Scotland) and his heirs to the thrones of England, Scotland, France and Ireland.
James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625.
Isobel Jane Miller Percy, Duchess of Northumberland (née Richard; born 11 May 1958), is a British businesswoman.
Jean Heywood (born Jean Murray, 15 July 1921) is a British actress.
John Rushworth (c. 1612 – 12 May 1690) was an English lawyer, historian and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1657 and 1685.
John Sell Cotman (16 May 1782 – 24 July 1842) was an English marine and landscape painter, etcher, illustrator, author and a leading member of the Norwich school of artists.
Jonathan Peter Wilkinson, CBE (born 25 May 1979) is an English former rugby union player who represented England and the British and Irish Lions.
Josephine Elizabeth Butler (Grey; 13 April 1828 – 30 December 1906) was an English feminist and social reformer in the Victorian era.
Karst is a topography formed from the dissolution of soluble rocks such as limestone, dolomite, and gypsum.
Kathryn Tickell, OBE, DL (born 8 June 1967) is an English player of the Northumbrian smallpipes and fiddle.
Kevin Whately (born 6 February 1951) is an English actor.
Kilham is a hamlet and civil parish in the English county of Northumberland, located west of Wooler, east of Kelso, south west of Berwick upon Tweed and north west of Morpeth.
Killingworth, formerly Killingworth Township, is a town north of Newcastle Upon Tyne, in North Tyneside, England.
The Kingdom of Northumbria (Norþanhymbra rīce) was a medieval Anglian kingdom in what is now northern England and south-east Scotland.
Kirkharle (otherwise Kirk Harle) is a hamlet in the county of Northumberland in Northern England located about west of the town of Morpeth, just to the west of the crossroads of the A696 and B6342 roads.
Kirknewton is a Northumbrian village to the north of the county of Northumberland, about from the town of Wooler and roughly the same distance to the Scottish Borders.
Kyloe is a civil parish in the county of Northumberland, situated about south-east of Berwick-on-Tweed.
Lambley, formerly known as Harper Town, is a village in Northumberland, England about southwest of Haltwhistle.The village lies adjacent to the River South Tyne.
In geography, latitude is a geographic coordinate that specifies the north–south position of a point on the Earth's surface.
Lava is molten rock generated by geothermal energy and expelled through fractures in planetary crust or in an eruption, usually at temperatures from.
Lesbury is a small rural village in Northumberland in the north of England.
Lilburn is a small village in Northumberland, England.
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, also known simply as Holy Island, is a tidal island off the northeast coast of England, which constitutes the civil parish of Holy Island in Northumberland.
The Lindisfarne Gospels (London, British Library Cotton MS Nero D.IV) is an illuminated manuscript gospel book probably produced around the years 715-720 in the monastery at Lindisfarne, off the coast of Northumberland, which is now in the British Library in London.
Lionheart Radio is a community radio station in the north east of England which broadcasts to Northumberland from Fenkle Street in Alnwick.
This is a list of the counties of the United Kingdom.
The county of Northumberland is divided into 4 Parliamentary constituencies – 1 Borough constituencies and 3 County constituencies.
This list is of people who were born or raised in the County of Northumberland, in England.
The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.
Local government in the United Kingdom has origins that pre-date the United Kingdom itself, as each of the four countries of the United Kingdom has its own separate system.
Longbenton is a district of North Tyneside, England.
Longframlington is a small village in Northumberland, England, located on the A697, north-west of Morpeth and south-east of Rothbury.
Longhorsley is a village in Northumberland, England about northwest of Morpeth, and about south of Alnwick.
Longhoughton is a small rural village in Northumberland, England.
This is a list of people who have served as Lord-Lieutenant of Northumberland.
Lothian (Lowden; Lodainn) is a region of the Scottish Lowlands, lying between the southern shore of the Firth of Forth and the Lammermuir Hills.
Lowick is a village in Northumberland, England.
Lynemouth is a village in Northumberland, England, northeast of Ashington, close to the village of Ellington to the north west.
A Marcher Lord was a noble appointed by the King of England to guard the border (known as the Welsh Marches) between England and Wales.
Marie Victoire Lebour (August 20, 1876 – October 2, 1971) was a British marine biologist known for her study of the life cycles of various marine animals.
Mark Freuder Knopfler, (born 12 August 1949) is a British singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and film score composer.
Matfen is a village and a civil parish in Northumberland, England, near the towns of Hexham and Newcastle upon Tyne.
Sir Matthew White Ridley, 5th Viscount Ridley (born 7 February 1958), commonly known as Matt Ridley, is a British journalist and businessman.
Fra' Robert Matthew Festing (born 30 November 1949) served as the 79th Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, from which position he resigned following a dispute with the Vatican on 28 January 2017.
Matthew White Ridley, 4th Viscount Ridley (29 July 1925 – 22 March 2012), was a British nobleman.
A medication (also referred to as medicine, pharmaceutical drug, or simply drug) is a drug used to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent disease.
Meldon is a village in Northumberland, England.
A Member of the European Parliament (MEP) is a person who has been elected to serve as a popular representative in the European Parliament.
Merck & Company, Inc., d.b.a. Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) outside the United States and Canada, is an American pharmaceutical company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.
The Met Office (officially the Meteorological Office) is the United Kingdom's national weather service.
Metro Radio is a local radio station owned and operated by Bauer Radio as part of the City 1 network.
Mickley is a small hamlet near Prudhoe and Stocksfield in the English county of Northumberland, England.
Middleton is a civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Milfield is a village in Northumberland, England about northwest of Wooler.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is the UK Government department for Housing, communities and local government in England.
Mitford is a village in the borough of Castle Morpeth in the Wansbeck parliamentary constituency, in Northumberland, England, about west of Morpeth.
Modern English (sometimes New English or NE as opposed to Middle English and Old English) is the form of the English language spoken since the Great Vowel Shift in England, which began in the late 14th century and was completed in roughly 1550.
Moorland or moor is a type of habitat found in upland areas in temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands and montane grasslands and shrublands biomes, characterised by low-growing vegetation on acidic soils.
The Morpeth Herald is a weekly newspaper published in Morpeth, Northumberland, England.
Morpeth is a historic market town in Northumberland, north-east England, lying on the River Wansbeck.
Here Northumbria is taken to mean Northumberland, the northernmost county of England, and County Durham, as is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary.
Nicholas Thomas Wright (born 1 December 1948) is a leading English New Testament scholar, Pauline theologian, and retired Anglican bishop.
A National Character Area (NCA) is a natural subdivision of England based on a combination of landscape, biodiversity, geodiversity and economic activity.
Natural England is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Netherton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Northumberland.
Netherwitton is a village in Northumberland, England about west of Morpeth.
Newcastle University (officially, the University of Newcastle upon Tyne) is a public research university in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North-East of England.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
The News Post Leader is a British weekly freesheet that covers the north-east county of Northumberland, including the towns of Cramlington, Ashington, Bedlington and Blyth.
Newton on the Moor is a village in Northumberland, England.
Newton-by-the-Sea is a civil parish in the county of Northumberland in Northern England.
A non-metropolitan county, or colloquially, shire county, is a county-level entity in England that is not a metropolitan county.
Non-metropolitan districts, or colloquially "shire districts", are a type of local government district in England.
Norham is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England, just south of the River Tweed and the border with Scotland.
Norhamshire was an exclave of County Durham in England.
North East England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
North East England is a constituency of the European Parliament.
The North East of England Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC) is an economic cluster created following the industrial cluster ideas and strategy of Michael Porter.
The North Northumberland Coastal Plain is a major natural region that lies on England's northeasternmost stretch of coastline on the North Sea.
The North Pennines is the northernmost section of the Pennine range of hills which runs north–south through northern England.
The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
North Shields is a town on the north bank of the River Tyne in North East England, eight miles (13 km) north-east of Newcastle upon Tyne.
North Sunderland is a fishing village on the coast of Northumberland, England, and adjacent to Seahouses.
The Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside is a metropolitan borough of Tyne and Wear, in North East England, and is part of the Tyneside conurbation.
Northumberland, was a County constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of England then of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1707 to 1800 and of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1832.
The Northumberland Coast is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) covering 40 miles of coastline from Berwick-Upon-Tweed to the River Coquet estuary in the Northeast of England.
Northumberland County Council is a unitary authority in North East England.
The Northumberland Gazette is a weekly newspaper published in Alnwick, Northumberland, England.
Northumberland National Park is the northernmost national park in England.
The Northumberland Sandstone Hills are a major natural region that lies entirely within the English county of Northumberland.
Northumberland Street is a major shopping street in the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, in the North East of England.
Northumbria Police is the territorial police force responsible for policing the areas of Northumberland and Tyne and Wear in North East England.
Northumbria University, officially the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, is a university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England.
The Northumbrian Pipers' Society is a society, founded to promote both types of Northumbrian bagpipes - the Northumbrian smallpipes and the half-long pipes, now generally known as the Border pipes.
The Northumbrian smallpipes (also known as the Northumbrian pipes) are bellows-blown bagpipes from North East England, particularly Northumberland and Tyne and Wear.
Nunnykirk is a civil parish in the county of Northumberland in England.
The Office of Communications (Y Swyddfa Gyfathrebiadau), commonly known as Ofcom, is the UK government-approved regulatory and competition authority for the broadcasting, telecommunications and postal industries of the United Kingdom.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
Ord is a civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Oswald (c 604 – 5 August 641/642Bede gives the year of Oswald's death as 642, however there is some question as to whether what Bede considered 642 is the same as what would now be considered 642. R. L. Poole (Studies in Chronology and History, 1934) put forward the theory that Bede's years began in September, and if this theory is followed (as it was, for instance, by Frank Stenton in his notable history Anglo-Saxon England, first published in 1943), then the date of the Battle of Heavenfield (and the beginning of Oswald's reign) is pushed back from 634 to 633. Thus, if Oswald subsequently reigned for eight years, he would have actually been killed in 641. Poole's theory has been contested, however, and arguments have been made that Bede began his year on 25 December or 1 January, in which case Bede's years would be accurate as he gives them.) was King of Northumbria from 634 until his death, and is venerated as a saint, of whom there was a particular cult in the Middle Ages.
Pavilion Books Holdings Ltd is an English publishing company based in London.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.
Pegswood is a mining village in Northumberland, England, and the site of the former Pegswood colliery.
Percival Stockdale (1736–1811) was an English poet, writer and reformer, active especially in opposing slavery.
Peter Doherty (born 12 March 1979) is an English musician, songwriter, actor, poet, writer, and artist.
Sir Philip Sidney (30 November 1554 – 17 October 1586) was an English poet, courtier, scholar, and soldier, who is remembered as one of the most prominent figures of the Elizabethan age.
Piramal Enterprises Limited, formerly Piramal Healthcare Limited, is a diversified company headquartered in Mumbai, India and also a member of the Piramal Group.
Pitmatic (originally "pitmatical"), also colloquially known as "yakka", is a dialect of English used in the counties of Northumberland and Durham in England.
Ponteland is a village and parish in Northumberland, situated north of Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Ponteland Community High School, previously Ponteland County High School, is a large secondary school in the village of Ponteland, Northumberland.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
Human prehistory is the period between the use of the first stone tools 3.3 million years ago by hominins and the invention of writing systems.
Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) is an American multi-national consumer goods corporation headquartered in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, founded in 1837 by British American William Procter and Irish American James Gamble.
Prudhoe is a town in south Northumberland, England, about west of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and just south of the River Tyne.
Radio Borders is a radio station broadcasting to the Scottish Borders and North Northumberland from studios in Tweedbank, just outside Galashiels.
Ragnar Lodbrok or Lothbrok (Ragnarr Loðbrók, "Ragnar shaggy breeches") was a legendary Danish and Swedish Viking hero and ruler, known from Viking Age Old Norse poetry and sagas.
Rapper sword (also known as the "Short Sword" dance) is a variation of sword dance that emerged from the pit villages of Tyneside in North East England, where miners first performed the tradition.
The red squirrel or Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) is a species of tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus common throughout Eurasia.
Redesdale is a valley in the western part of the county of Northumberland, in northeast England.
Rennington is a village in Northumberland, England about north of Alnwick.
The Restoration of the English monarchy took place in the Stuart period.
Richard Pattison (born in 1975) is a climber from Northumberland in Great Britain, but now resides in Sydney, Australia.
Riding Mill is a village near Hexham in Northumberland, England.
The Rising of the North of 1569, also called the Revolt of the Northern Earls or Northern Rebellion, was an unsuccessful attempt by Catholic nobles from Northern England to depose Queen Elizabeth I of England and replace her with Mary, Queen of Scots.
The River Forth is a major river, long, whose drainage basin covers much of Stirlingshire in Scotland's Central Belt.
The River Tees is in northern England.
The River Tweed, or Tweed Water (Abhainn Thuaidh, Watter o Tweid), is a river long that flows east across the Border region in Scotland and northern England.
The River Tyne is a river in North East England and its length (excluding tributaries) is.
Robson is an English surname.
Robson Golightly Green (born 18 December 1964) is an English actor, angler, singer, songwriter, and presenter.
In archaeology, rock art is human-made markings placed on natural stone; it is largely synonymous with parietal art.
The European roe deer (Capreolus capreolus), also known as the western roe deer, chevreuil, or simply roe deer or roe, is a Eurasian species of deer.
Ross Markham Noble (born 5 June 1976) is an English stand-up comedian and actor.
Rothbury is a town and civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Rothley is a small settlement and civil parish in Northumberland, England about north east of Cambo and about west of Morpeth.
Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne, usually abbreviated as RGS, is a selective British independent school for pupils aged between 7 and 18 years.
Sandhoe is a hamlet in Northumberland, England.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Scots is the Germanic language variety spoken in Lowland Scotland and parts of Ulster (where the local dialect is known as Ulster Scots).
Scott is a surname of Scottish origin.
The Scottish Borders (The Mairches, "The Marches"; Scottish Gaelic: Crìochan na h-Alba) is one of 32 council areas of Scotland.
The Lowlands (the Lallans or the Lawlands; a' Ghalldachd, "the place of the foreigner") are a cultural and historic region of Scotland.
Seaton Delaval is a village in Northumberland, England, with a population of 4,371.
Seaton Sluice is a village divided by a bridge, across the Seaton Burn, situated in Northumberland.
Shilbottle (ancient name Shilbotel) is a village in Northumberland, north-east England, located 3 miles south-east of Alnwick, and 5 miles from the coast and Alnmouth.
Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels.
Sid Waddell (10 August 1940 – 11 August 2012) was an English sports commentator and television personality.
Smith is a surname originating in England.
Snitter is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Stamfordham is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, about west of Newcastle upon Tyne, west of Ponteland and east of Hexham.
Stannington is a small village in central Northumberland which is associated with Morpeth and its county council.
Staple Island is a small rocky island, or skerry, that is one of the Outer Group of the Farne Islands in Northumberland, England.
State schools (also known as public schools outside England and Wales)In England and Wales, some independent schools for 13- to 18-year-olds are known as 'public schools'.
A steam turbine is a device that extracts thermal energy from pressurized steam and uses it to do mechanical work on a rotating output shaft.
Stephen James Harmison, (born 23 October 1978) is a former English first-class cricketer, who played all formats of the game.
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English singer, songwriter, and actor.
A stone circle is an alignment of standing stones arranged in a circle.
Sunderland Association Football Club is an English professional football club based in the city of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear.
Swarland is a small modern village in the county of Northumberland, England, situated about south of the market town of Alnwick and north of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Taylor is a surname used in the British Isles of French and Latin origin which originated as a Norman occupational surname (meaning tailor) in France It is derived from the Old French tailleur ("cutter"), which is in turn derived from the Late Latin taliator, from taliare ("to cut").
A television channel is a broadcast frequency or virtual number over which a television station or television network is distributed.
The Animals are an English rhythm and blues and rock band, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1960s.
"The Ballad of Chevy Chase" is an English ballad, catalogued as Child Ballad 162 (Roud 223See). There are two extant ballads under this title, both of which narrate the same story.
The Blyth Academy is a mixed secondary school and sixth form located in Blyth, Northumberland, England.
The Castle, Newcastle is a medieval fortification in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, built on the site of the fortress that gave the City of Newcastle its name.
The Goatstones is a Bronze-Age four-poster stone circle located near Ravensheugh Crags in Northumberland, England.
The Journal is a daily newspaper produced in Newcastle upon Tyne.
The Right Reverend (abbreviations: The Rt Revd; The Rt Rev'd; The Rt Rev.) is a style applied to certain religious figures.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an American multinational biotechnology product development company, created in 2006 by the merger of Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific.
Thomas Addison (April 179329 June 1860) was an English physician and scientist.
Thomas Bewick (c. 11 August 1753 – 8 November 1828) was an English engraver and natural history author.
Thomas Burt PC (12 November 1837 – 12 April 1922) was a British trade unionist and one of the first working-class Members of Parliament.
Thomas Girtin (18 February 1775 – 9 November 1802) was an English painter and etcher.
Thomas Percy (13 April 1729 – 30 September 1811) was Bishop of Dromore, County Down, Ireland.
Thompson is a patronymic surname of English and Scottish origin, with a variety of spellings meaning "son of Thom".
Three-tier education refers to those structures of schooling, which exist in some parts of England, where pupils are taught in three distinct school types.
Thropton is a small village in Northumberland, England, situated about west of Rothbury near the junction of the Wreigh Burn and the River Coquet.
Thomas William Graveney OBE (16 June 1927 – 3 November 2015) was an English first-class cricketer, representing his country in 79 Test matches and scoring over 4,800 runs.
Tosson is a village in the Yaba Department of Nayala Province in north-western Burkina Faso.
The Treaty of York was an agreement between the kings Henry III of England and Alexander II of Scotland, signed at York on 25 September 1237, which affirmed that Northumberland, Cumberland, and Westmorland were subject to English sovereignty.
Trevor McGregor Steven (born Berwick-upon-Tweed, 21 September 1963) is an English retired football player.
The Tudor period is the period between 1485 and 1603 in England and Wales and includes the Elizabethan period during the reign of Elizabeth I until 1603.
Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in the North East region of England around the mouths of the rivers Tyne and Wear.
Tynedale was a local government district in south-west Northumberland, England.
Tynemouth is a town and a historic borough in Tyne and Wear, England at the mouth of the River Tyne, being 8.1 miles (13.0 km) east-northeast of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Tyneside is a conurbation on the banks of the River Tyne in North East England which includes Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, Tynemouth, Wallsend, South Shields, and Jarrow.
Ulgham is a small village in Northumberland, England.
The Union of the Crowns (Aonadh nan Crùintean; Union o the Crouns) was the accession of James VI of Scotland to the thrones of England and Ireland, and the consequential unification for some purposes (such as overseas diplomacy) of the three realms under a single monarch on 24 March 1603.
A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government.
The United Kingdom Census of 1881 recorded the people residing in every household on the night of 3 April 1881, and was the fifth of the UK censuses to include details of household members.
A nationwide census, known as Census 2001, was conducted in the United Kingdom on Sunday, 29 April 2001.
Dame Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, (20 July 1910 – 9 March 1997) was an English historian who published under the name C. V. Wedgwood.
The Votadini, also known as the Wotādīni, Votādīni or Otadini, were a Celtic people of the Iron Age in Great Britain.
Walker is a residential suburb and electoral ward just east of the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Wallsend, historically Wallsend on Tyne, is a town in North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, North East of England.
Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, poet and historian.
Wansbeck was a local government district in south-east Northumberland, England.
War (originally called Eric Burdon and War) is an American funk band from Long Beach, California, known for several hit songs (including "Spill the Wine", "The World Is a Ghetto", "The Cisco Kid", "Why Can't We Be Friends?", "Low Rider", and "Summer").
Warkworth Castle is a ruined medieval building in the village of the same name in the English county of Northumberland.
Warkworth is a village in Northumberland, England.
A weapon, arm or armament is any device used with intent to inflict damage or harm.
Whalton is a small village in Northumberland, England.
The Whin Sill or Great Whin Sill is a tabular layer of the igneous rock dolerite in County Durham and Northumberland in the northeast of England.
Whitley Bay is a seaside town on the north east coast of England.
Whittingham is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England.
Widdrington Station and Stobswood is a village and civil parish in the county of Northumberland, England.
Wilfrid Wilson Gibson (2 October 1878 – 26 May 1962) was a British Georgian poet, associated with World War I but also the author of much later work.
William Hewson (14 November 1739 – 1 May 1774) was a British surgeon, anatomist and physiologist who has sometimes been referred to as the "father of haematology".
William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was an English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
William Turner MA (1509/10 – 13 July 1568) was an English divine and reformer, a physician and a natural historian.
Wilson is an English and Scottish surname, common in the English-speaking world.
Wooler is a small town in Northumberland, England.
Wylam is a small village about west of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Yeavering Bell is a twin-peaked hill near the River Glen in Northumberland, England, to the west of Wooler, and forming part of the Cheviot Hills.