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Pages: 285. Not illustrated. Chapters: History of England by
Locality, History of Hertfordshire, History of Bristol, History of
Yorkshire, History of Somerset, History of Cornwall, History of
Wiltshire, History of Devon, History of Northumberland, History of
Kent, History of Shropshire, History of Bedfordshire, History of
Sussex, History of Lincolnshire, History of Dorset, History of
Gloucestershire, History of Essex, History of Suffolk, History of
Northamptonshire, History of Buckinghamshire, History of
Cambridgeshire, Minnie Pit Disaster, History of Nottinghamshire,
History of Warwickshire, History of Cheshire, History of the West
Midlands, Worcestershire in the English Civil War, History of
Lancashire, History of Hampshire, History of Rutland, History of
Leicestershire, History of Worcestershire, History of Oxfordshire,
History of Staffordshire, History of Berkshire, History of
Derbyshire, Eastbourne Local History Society, Eastbourne Aviation
Company. Excerpt: Hertfordshire is an English county, forged in the
NorseSaxon wars of the ninth century, and developed through
commerce serving London. It is a land-locked county that was
several times the seat of Parliament. Today, with a population
slightly over 1 million, Hertfordshire retains much of its historic
character, but its industry and commerce have changed radically.
From origins in brewing and papermaking, through aircraft
manufacture, the county has developed a wider range of industry in
which pharmaceuticals, financial services and film-making are
prominent. Although Hertfordshire is among the historic counties of
England, it was not created until the early tenth century. Its
development has been tied with that of London, which lies on its
southern border. London is the largest city in Western Europe; it
requires an enormous tonnage of supplies each day and Hertfordshire
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