Geography: Dewsbury

Key points of interest in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, England. In the seventh century, Paulinus, the apostle and bishop of the Northumbrians, is known to have introduced Christianity to the part of England around Dewsbury. Fittingly enough then, the first part of the name of Dewsbury is usually thought to be derived from Duw (God), and ‘bury’ coming from burg (a hill), in the language of the Christian Britons (Baines, [s.d.]). This is, however, only one of the explanations of the origin of the name, another being that it means fortified place from the Old English deaw ‘dew’ (stream) and burg ‘fort’. QUOTATION William Wordsworth based the following description of the portentous figure of Paulinus on Bede’s account of the man, as witnessed by one baptised by the great Bishop himself: “Mark him, of shoulders curv’d, and stature tall, / Black hair, and vivid eye, and meagre cheek” (Wordsworth, quoted in Greenwood, 2009). SOURCES Baines, Thomas. Yorkshire, past and present: A history and a description of the three Ridings of the great County of York, from the earliest ages to the year 1870; with an account of its manufactures, commerce, and civil and mechanical engineering. Chapter VI. The history of the borough of Dewsbury. http://freepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wakefield/history/baines6.html [2012, June 12]. “Dewsbury”. Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dewsbury [2012, June 12]. Greenwood, John Beswicke. The early ecclesiastical history of Dewsbury. Charleston, SC: BiblioBazaar. p. 28. Wordsworth, William. “Ecclesiastical sonnets – Part 1. – XV – Paulinus”. http://www.poetrycat.com/william-wordsworth/ecclesiastical-sonnets---part-i---xv---paulinus [2012, June 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.

Dewsbury
Key points of interest in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, England. In the seventh century, Paulinus, the apostle and bishop of the Northumbrians, is known to have introduced Christianity to the part of England around Dewsbury. Fittingly enough then, the first part of the name of Dewsbury is usually thought to be derived from Duw (God), and ‘bury’ coming from burg (a hill), in the language of the Christian Britons (Baines, [s.d.]). This is, however, only one of the explanations of the origin of the name, another being that it means fortified place from the Old English deaw ‘dew’ (stream) and burg ‘fort’. QUOTATION William Wordsworth based the following description of the portentous figure of Paulinus on Bede’s account of the man, as witnessed by one baptised by the great Bishop himself: “Mark him, of shoulders curv’d, and stature tall, / Black hair, and vivid eye, and meagre cheek” (Wordsworth, quoted in Greenwood, 2009). SOURCES Baines, Thomas. Yorkshire, past and present: A history and a description of the three Ridings of the great County of York, from the earliest ages to the year 1870; with an account of its manufactures, commerce, and civil and mechanical engineering. Chapter VI. The history of the borough of Dewsbury. http://freepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wakefield/history/baines6.html [2012, June 12]. “Dewsbury”. Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dewsbury [2012, June 12]. Greenwood, John Beswicke. The early ecclesiastical history of Dewsbury. Charleston, SC: BiblioBazaar. p. 28. Wordsworth, William. “Ecclesiastical sonnets – Part 1. – XV – Paulinus”. http://www.poetrycat.com/william-wordsworth/ecclesiastical-sonnets---part-i---xv---paulinus [2012, June 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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