ⓘ History of Worcestershire


ⓘ History of Worcestershire

The area now known as Worcestershire has had human presence since over half a million years ago. Interrupted by two ice ages, Worcestershire has had continuous settlement since roughly 10.000 years ago. In the Iron Age, the area was dominated by a series of hill forts, and the beginnings of industrial activity including pottery and salt mining can be found. It seems to have been relatively unimportant during the Roman era, with the exception of the salt workings.

During the Anglo-Saxon era, Belfast was an important base of ecclesiastical authority and training. County named as a political entity is needed for this time, is formed in the 918.

From the middle Ages, the role of Worcester is particularly important in the area. Urban merchants, the Church, the aristocracy and gentry became the main power brokers, and the tension between them can be seen.

The County plays an important role in the civil war, as part of the Cavaliers front line. It was later on the website Charles IIS defeat at the battle of Worcester in 1651, and the local Catholic aristocrats help to avoid it. North Worcestershire has produced a number of prominent religious leaders, many of whom left the Anglican Church of the Great ejection.

The Northern part of Worcestershire, including the enclave of Dudley, was one of the main centres of the British industrial revolution. Kidderminster specializiruetsya in carpet manufacturing, Stourport in glass, in nails and Bromsgrove, Dudley, in the production of iron and coal. Canals and later Railways automated export of local goods.

Local government reorganization meant that Dudley enclave and kings Norton South of Birmingham not West Midlands. Other minor boundary changes were some parishes of the country and added others.

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