He was born in or about the year 672, only two hundred years after the landing of the first English colonists in Thanet.
Lucille thought but little of England, as she judged it from the tame bluffs of Thanet.
What Thanet thought of it all, the little island kept secret, hiding its surmises in the thicket of her own archaic forests.
The whole isle of Thanet was seized and permanently occupied.
Vortigern of repulsive lips, who, drunken, gave up the Isle of Thanet to Hengist.
He dates from the Conquest, and was made governor of Thanet.
A portion of the road higher up is cut through the Thanet sands, which rest on the chalk.
Meanwhile, Thanet had been growing once more into an agricultural country.
Again, the Isle of Thanet, in the north-eastern corner of Kent, has practically ceased to be an island.
In the south-east, however, the Blackheath and Woolwich pebble-beds appear, with their belts of Thanet sands bordering the chalk.