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History of Norfolk County, England

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 Norfolk County, England

Norfolk, administrative and historic county of eastern England. It is bounded by Suffolk (south), Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire (west), and the North Sea (north and east). The administrative county comprises seven districts: Breckland, Broadland, North Norfolk, and South Norfolk; the boroughs of Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn and West Norfolk; and the city of Norwich. The historic county is nearly coterminous with the administrative county, but a small area in the borough of Great Yarmouth belongs to the historic county of Suffolk...

By the time of Domesday Book (1086), the record of the land survey ordered by William I the Conqueror, Norfolk was one of the most heavily populated and wealthiest regions in England, and it remained so throughout the medieval period...

Agriculture remains important to Norfolk’s economy, with barley, wheat, sugar beets, oats, and vegetables as the major crops...

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    Norfolk, nor'fok, a county of England, having N. and E. the North Sea, and W. the Wash. Area, 2116 square miles. Surface level, or gently undulating. ...Read MORE...


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  • 1895 - Norfolk
    Norfolk, nor'fok, a county of England, having N. and E. the North Sea, and W. the Wash. Area, 2116 square miles. Surface level, or gently undulating. ... Read MORE...

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