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There was doubtless learning in Northumbria, but it was altogether monastic, and limited to that one kingdom.Battles of English History|H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
The bulk of the coins were Danish, minted by Danish kings of Northumbria.The Danes in Lancashire and Yorkshire|S. W. Partington
One authority sees in his works the characteristics of the poetry of Northumbria, another inclines towards Mercia.A Literary History of the English People|Jean Jules Jusserand
He claimed the lordship over Northumbria, Wales and Scotland.The Chautauquan, Vol. III, December 1882|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
Even with this accession of strength however he was still no match for Northumbria.History of the English People, Volume I (of 8)|John Richard Green
Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Norðhymbre, which lay north of the river Humber (Latin Humbri fluminis, c.720), an ancient pre-English river name of unknown origin. Related: Northumbrian. The Northumbrians seem at times to have referred to the Mercians as Southumbrians.