Historic subdivisions similar to or like Yorkshire

Historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom. Wikipedia

  • History of Yorkshire

    Historic county of England, centred on the county town of York. First occupied after the retreat of the ice age around 8000 BC. Wikipedia

  • Northern England

    Second most northern area of Great Britain, considered separate due to cultural differences from the other areas – Scotland, Wales, the Midlands of England and the South of England. The area includes the major cities and metropolitan boroughs of Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle upon Tyne, Sheffield, Leeds and Bradford. Wikipedia

  • North Yorkshire

    Largest non-metropolitan county and lieutenancy area in England, covering an area of 8654 km2. Located primarily in the region of Yorkshire and the Humber, but partly in the region of North East England. Wikipedia

  • Yorkshire and the Humber

    One of nine official regions of England at the first level of Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics for statistical purposes. It comprises most of Yorkshire (the administrative areas of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull, North Yorkshire and the City of York), as well as North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire. Wikipedia

  • Geography of England

    Isle of Wight. Bordered to the north by Scotland and to the west by Wales. Wikipedia

  • Historical and alternative regions of England

    Divided by a number of different regional schemes for various purposes. Since the creation of the Government Office Regions in 1994 and their adoption for statistical purposes in 1999, some historical regional schemes have become obsolete. Wikipedia


    Sentences forYorkshire

    • This line, running from Somerset to Yorkshire, was intended as the principal fixed defence of London and the industrial core of England against the threat of invasion.Surrey-Wikipedia
    • During the 19th century they were able to return to England, including to Selby Abbey in Yorkshire, one of the few great monastic churches to survive the Dissolution.Benedictines-Wikipedia
    • Methodism also grew rapidly in the old mill towns of Yorkshire and Lancashire, where the preachers stressed that the working classes were equal to the upper classes in the eyes of God.Methodism-Wikipedia
    • In 2004 Lancashire took the winning title at the Inter-counties championships from Yorkshire who had held it for 7 years.Lancashire-Wikipedia
    • Now fallen into disuse, some English counties had nicknames for those raised there such as a 'tyke' from Yorkshire, or a 'yellowbelly' from Lincolnshire.Surrey-Wikipedia
    • Following the 7 July 2005 London bombings, The Guardian published an article on its comment pages by Dilpazier Aslam, a 27-year-old British Muslim and journalism trainee from Yorkshire.The Guardian-Wikipedia

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