The 12th district is the most Democratic district in North Carolina, and it has never been represented by a Republican. North Carolina had a twelfth seat in the House in the early nineteenth century (1803-1843) and in the mid-twentieth century (1943–1963). Most of the territory in the district's second incarnation is now in the 11th district.
12th century. In 1122, while staying as a guest at the village of Hustad in Romsdal, King Eystein I was taken ill and died. His body was taken in impressive funeral procession to burial at Nidaros. At Veøy, an island in the middle of the Romsdalfjord, there had been in time immemorial a religious site.