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Anglo Saxon name for Newcastle Upon Tyne?

 
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Anglo Saxon name for Newcastle Upon Tyne? - 17 Nov. 2010 0:43:36    
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Can someone please tell me the Anglo Saxon name for Newcastle upon Tyne? You can write to me directly at hawthorne at nanhawthorne dot com .

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Nan Hawthorne
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RE: Anglo Saxon name for Newcastle Upon Tyne? - 24 Oct. 2014 7:32:13    
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The city grew up in the area that was the location of the Roman settlement called Pons Aelius and it owes its name to the castle built in 1080, by Robert Curthose, William the Conqueror's eldest son.

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