History of Cumbria

The history of Cumbria as a county of England begins with the Local Government Act 1972. Its territory and constituent parts however have a long history under various other administrative and historic units of governance. Long existing as an upland, coastal and rural area, Cumbria's heritage is characterised by a broad number of invasions, migration and settlement, as well as battles and skirmishes between the English and Scottish.

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... conquest of Brigantes begins 78 Agricola advances in Cumbria and places garrisons between the Solway and Tyne 79–80 Further military campaigns by Agricola 122 Hadrian's Wall begun 142 Antonius Pius abandons Hadrian's ...

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