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Lancashire

Locality
Coordinate 53.732212, -2.624788
Adm. div. Lancashire
Vicinity W of Yorkshrie and Westmorland; S of Cumberland and Westmorland; N of Cheshire
Type Area
Interest Literary locale
Status Extant
First Record c. 1500
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A somewhat central point in Lancashire.
Lancaster the county town. The priory and castle, looking south from the Carlisle Bridge / David Medcalfe, 16 July 2005, Creative Commons.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-03-19. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-04-05.

Lancashire figures as locale in parts of the Gest of Robyn Hode. See especially sts. 53, 126-33, 309-34, 356-60, 431-32. The county name occurs in st. 357 (see Quotations below).

Quotations

All the passe of Lancasshyre
He went both ferre and nere
Tyll he came to Plomton Parke
He faylyd many of his dere.[1]

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