Geography: Selby

Key points of interest in Selby, North Yorkshire, England. The name of this parish and market town in the East Riding of Yorkshire first appeared in written form in the early Yorkshire Charters of 1030. The toponym derives from the pre-7th century Old Norse words selja, meaning willow and "-by", a farm or settlement. During the Middle Ages the area was under the control of the Vikings, and fell under the sway of Danelaw. QUOTATION King Henry I was born in Selby in 1068. His mother Matilda was staying at Selby while her husband, King William the Conqueror, was busy subjugating the North. “Henry was a commanding leader, ‘the greatest of kings’, according to the chronicler Orderic Vitalis” (Castor, 2011:39). SOURCES Castor, Helen. 2011. She-wolves: The women who ruled England before Elizabeth. London: Faber and Faber. “Last name: Selby”. [s.d.] The Internet Surname Database. Available: http://www.surnamedb.com/Surname/selby [2014, March 14]. Simpson, David. 2009. “Selby, Tadcaster, Elmet and Goole”. Yorkshire. Available: http://www.yorkshire-england.co.uk/Selby.html [2014, March 14]. 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.

Selby
Key points of interest in Selby, North Yorkshire, England. The name of this parish and market town in the East Riding of Yorkshire first appeared in written form in the early Yorkshire Charters of 1030. The toponym derives from the pre-7th century Old Norse words selja, meaning willow and "-by", a farm or settlement. During the Middle Ages the area was under the control of the Vikings, and fell under the sway of Danelaw. QUOTATION King Henry I was born in Selby in 1068. His mother Matilda was staying at Selby while her husband, King William the Conqueror, was busy subjugating the North. “Henry was a commanding leader, ‘the greatest of kings’, according to the chronicler Orderic Vitalis” (Castor, 2011:39). SOURCES Castor, Helen. 2011. She-wolves: The women who ruled England before Elizabeth. London: Faber and Faber. “Last name: Selby”. [s.d.] The Internet Surname Database. Available: http://www.surnamedb.com/Surname/selby [2014, March 14]. Simpson, David. 2009. “Selby, Tadcaster, Elmet and Goole”. Yorkshire. Available: http://www.yorkshire-england.co.uk/Selby.html [2014, March 14]. 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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