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  1. Hertfordshire - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre Coordenadas: 51°54′N 0°12′O ( mapa) Hertfordshire No debe confundirse con el condado inglés de Herefordshire Hertfordshire / ˈhɑːfətʲˌʃə / (abreviado como Herts) es uno de los cuarenta y siete condados de Inglaterra, Reino Unido, con capital en Hertford.

  2. Hertfordshire ( / ˈhɑːrtfərdʃɪər / ( listen) or / hɑːrfərdʃɪər /; often abbreviated Herts) is one of the home counties in southern England. It borders Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire to the north, Essex to the east, Greater London to the south, and Buckinghamshire to the west.

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    The earliest evidence of human occupation in Hertfordshire come from a gravel pit in Rickmansworth. The finds (of flint tools) date back 350,000 years,long before Britain became an island. People have probably lived in the land now called Hertfordshire for about 12,000 years, since the Mesolithic period in Ware (making Ware one of the oldest contin...

    Alfred died in 899, and his son Edward the Elder worked with Alfred's son-in-law, Æthelred, and daughter, Æthelflæd, to re-take parts of southern England from the Norse. During these campaigns he built the two burhs of Hertford as already noted. Their sites have not been found, and probably lie beneath the streets of Hertford itself. From Hertford,...

    After the Norman Invasion, Edgar the Ætheling (the successor to Harold Godwinson) surrendered to William the Conqueror at Berkhamsted.[Notes 4] William created the manor of Berkhamsted, and bestowed it on Robert, Count of Mortain, who was his half-brother. From Robert's son William de Mortain it passed to King Henry I, and is still owned by the Roy...

    In 1302, King Edward I granted Kings Langley to the Prince of Wales. King Edward II's "favourite", Piers Gaveston, loved the palace at Kings Langley and he was buried there after his death in 1312. Edmund of Langley, the first Duke of York and founder of the House of York, was born in Kings Langley on 5 June 1341 and died there on 1 August 1402. Ri...

    The long Elizabethan peace, and turmoil in Europe, conspired to raise English commercial power during the Renaissance. European refugees also contributed to English wealth. London was the centre of this new power,and Hertfordshire's commerce benefited accordingly. In November 1524, Catherine of Aragon held court at Hertford Castle. On 3 May 1547, K...

    In the last two centuries, Hertfordshire's population has multiplied tenfold. Around the end of the 18th century, its population was around 95,000. In 1821, it was just under 130,000. In 1881 it was just over 203,000, and by 1921 it was just over 333,000. By the 2001 census, it was 1,033,977.During the 18th century brewing became an important indus...

    Pre World War II

    The two flagship garden cities of Letchworth and Welwyn were central to the development of town planning in England. The first Garden City Company formed in 1903, with £300,000 of capital, and by 1914, Letchworth had a population of around 10,000. Ebenezer Howard bought nearly 1,500 acres (6.1 km2) in 1919, and the first house in Welwyn Garden City was occupied in 1920.The town's official date of founding was 29 April. In the First World War, the Hertfordshire Yeomanry mobilised in September...

    Post-War

    After the war, Stevenage was the first town to be redeveloped under the New Towns Act 1946. Hatfield remained closely connected with the aircraft industry, and about 10% of the aircraft workers in England worked in Hertfordshire in the 1960s. The de Havilland Comet was developed in the town. The London Government Act 1963 created an enlarged Greater London in 1965 which took Barnet from Hertfordshire, but in exchange, the county gained Potters Bar and South Mimms from Middlesex. The county's...

    Hertfordshire has a larger number of listed buildings and village greens pre-dating 1700 than Greater London, see for example Grade II* listed buildings in Hertfordshire which tend to be in this category. All 10 District (or Borough) Councils have designated conservation areas.

    King Stephen held court at St Albans in 1143. He arrested Geoffrey de Mandeville, who held shrievalty of London, Middlesex and Hertfordshire from the pretender Empress Matilda. De Mandeville surrendered his castles, including the one he had recently built at South Mimms,and went on to become a noted outlaw and bandit. A seventeenth-century highwayw...

    Jane Austen (1775–1817) wrote about Hertfordshire. Pride and Prejudice is set in a fictionalised Hertfordshire. Sir Francis Bacon (1561–1626), writer and Lord Chancellor, lived at Gorhambury near St Albans and is buried at St Michael's. J. M. Barrie (1860–1937) based his character Peter Pan on Peter Llewelyn Davies, his friend's son, after visiting...

  3. Hertfordshire is a county in England. It is one of the so-called Home Counties, those counties that border or surround Greater London. The county is also surrounded by Essex, Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire. The county town is Hertford; the oldest city is St Albans . Contents 1 Leading towns (2001 census) 2 Education

  4. sco.wikipedia.org › wiki › HertfordshireHertfordshire - Wikipedia

    Hertfordshire ( i / ˈhɑːrtfərdʃɪər / or / ˈhɑːrfərdʃər /; abbreviatit Herts) is a ceremonial an non-metropolitan coonty in the East region o England. The coonty toun is Hertford . Hertfordshire is ane o the hame coonties an lees inland, bordered bi Greater Lunnon (tae the sooth), Buckinghamshire (tae the wast), Bedfordshire ...

  5. Hertfordshire Hertfordshire [ ˈhɑːtfədʃə] (in der Regel als „Herts“ abgekürzt) ist eine Grafschaft in England, nördlich von London gelegen. Sie gehört zur Verwaltungsregion East of England. In Hertfordshire leben etwa 1,2 Millionen Menschen. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geographie 2 Bedeutende Städte und Ortschaften 3 Sehenswürdigkeiten 4 Weblinks