Geography: Durham

Key points of interest in Durham, England. Origins of name: The combination of the Old English ‘dun’, meaning ‘hill’, and the Old Norse ‘holme’, meaning ‘island’, resulted in the present name of the town (“Durham”, [s.d.]). The name is believed to have been assigned to the site on which the city stands by monks who had been divinely led to the area for the burial of Saint Cuthbert’s bier (“Dun Cow”, [s.d.]). Durham is a hilly city, which claims to be built upon the symbolic seven hills (“Durham”, [s.d.]). QUOTATION The Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet Sir Walter Scott was so inspired by the view of the cathedral in Durham that he wrote the romantic narrative poem "Harold the Dauntless", about the exploits of a knight errant to recover his lands, during which journey he also spritually converts from the Norse religion of his ancestors to Christianity. Among the lines from the poem carved into the local stone arch Prebends Bridge are: “Grey towers of Durham / Yet well I love thy mixed and massive piles / Half church of God, half castle 'gainst the Scot” (“Durham”, [s.d.]). SOURCES “Dun Cow”. Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dun_Cow. [June 2012, 13]. “Durham”. Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Durham. [June 2012, 12]. Enjoy this puzzle? If so, then maybe you'd like to check out my book of word search puzzles that is now available on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Towns-Villages-Situated-Along-TransPennine/dp/1530873045/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1480482199&sr=8-1-fkmr1&keywords=louis+henderson+word+search.

Durham
Key points of interest in Durham, England. Origins of name: The combination of the Old English ‘dun’, meaning ‘hill’, and the Old Norse ‘holme’, meaning ‘island’, resulted in the present name of the town (“Durham”, [s.d.]). The name is believed to have been assigned to the site on which the city stands by monks who had been divinely led to the area for the burial of Saint Cuthbert’s bier (“Dun Cow”, [s.d.]). Durham is a hilly city, which claims to be built upon the symbolic seven hills (“Durham”, [s.d.]). QUOTATION The Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet Sir Walter Scott was so inspired by the view of the cathedral in Durham that he wrote the romantic narrative poem "Harold the Dauntless", about the exploits of a knight errant to recover his lands, during which journey he also spritually converts from the Norse religion of his ancestors to Christianity. Among the lines from the poem carved into the local stone arch Prebends Bridge are: “Grey towers of Durham / Yet well I love thy mixed and massive piles / Half church of God, half castle 'gainst the Scot” (“Durham”, [s.d.]). SOURCES “Dun Cow”. Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dun_Cow. [June 2012, 13]. “Durham”. Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Durham. [June 2012, 12]. Enjoy this puzzle? If so, then maybe you'd like to check out my book of word search puzzles that is now available on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Towns-Villages-Situated-Along-TransPennine/dp/1530873045/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1480482199&sr=8-1-fkmr1&keywords=louis+henderson+word+search.

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