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One of the main intriguing and dynamic global towns, London is a rare megalopolis, filled with either ancient and state-of-the-art attractions.

Explore London is a new consultant and the right pocket spouse to your journey: a full-colour consultant containing 20 easy-to-follow routes round the urban, from buzzy Soho and the South Bank's theatrical landmarks to Kensington's nice museums and the Tower of London.

Insight's trademark cultural assurance units the routes in context, with introductions to the capital's assorted eating scene, world-class buying and leisure, and key old dates. every one stroll in the course of the streets of London publications you thru the neighbourhood, exhibiting you its significant points of interest and hidden corners, with lots of feedback for the simplest pubs and eating places alongside the best way. The listing part encompasses a wealth of functional info, together with much more eating place techniques and quite a number conscientiously chosen motels to fit all budgets. All routes are plotted at the invaluable pull-out map, and evocative images brings the town to life.

Whether you're new to town or a repeat customer, and even though lengthy your remain, Explore London may also help you discover some of the best of this powerhouse capital urban.

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956. An Azur also attests S. 982 (dated 1040 x 1042), S. 994 (1042), S. 1003 (1044), S. 1044 (1042 x 1044), S. 1015 (1046), and S. 1028 (1059). The otherwise unrecorded Swesa or Sweta, listed on S. 954 (dated 1019), might possibly be a corruption of Swart. This charter is a forgery but the witness list is thought to be derived from a genuine text (S. Keynes, ‘Cnut’s Earls’, in The Reign of Cnut, King of England, Denmark and Norway, ed. A. R. 145). If so, it would confirm Azur as the most likely candidate for the earlier references.

See also: G. Fellows-Jensen, Scandinavian Personal Names in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, Copenhagen 1968, 282–3; Insley, Scandinavian Names in Norfolk, 360–1. 55 LDB, 334v–335: DB Suff, 7,37. 56 It should also be noted that Manni is distinguished by the use of the appellant ‘swart’ in those manorial entries from the fief of Count Alan, but not in that of Robert de Tosny. There can be little doubt, however, that all these manors were held by the same pre-Conquest thegn and that this is simply a product of the different texts that lie behind the completed Domesday Book.

He attested no extant royal charters after those of the early 1040s in which he appears with his father, Azur. That the core of his holdings was in Suffolk is plain and, as if to reiterate that fact, he chose to direct his pious benefaction towards a powerful local shrine, that of St Edmund, which was also a favourite of King Edward. On that evidence alone it would seem a rash assumption that the Manni named in Surrey and Middlesex was the same individual as this East Anglian thegn. Yet, as has been seen in Essex, and to a lesser extent in Blything Hundred in Suffolk, this was a family that held land together.

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