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Historical Lincolnshire

History of the County of Lincolnshire - England

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The purpose of this project is to give a historical background to Lincolnshire, to provide information about those individuals of Historic importance linked to the county and to add links to any profiles of significant people linked to Lincolnshire who have profiles on GENi.

See also Lincolnshire Main Page

Battles

Castles

  • Bolingbrioke Castle
  • Grimsthorpe Castle
  • Lincoln Castle
  • Somerton Castle
  • Tattershall Castle

Historic Houses

  • Alford Manor House
  • Ayscoughee Hall
  • Belton House
  • Branston Hall
  • Burghley House
  • Doddington Hall
  • Gainsborough Old Hall
  • Harlaxton Manor
  • Normanby Hall
  • Woolsthorpe Manor

History - over view

Timeline

Pre-history

11th Century

  • 3rd February 1014 Sweyn Forkbeard who ruled England 1013-1014, died at Gainsborough where he was based. He ruled for only 5 weeks, having been declared king of England on Christmas Day 1013.

12th Century

15th Century

References, Sources and further reading

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Please add the profiles off your Lincolnshire born ancestors to the Lincolnshire - Family Heads or http://www.geni.com/projects/Lincolnshire-Famous-People/13732 Lincolnshire - Famous People projects, not here.

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Members of Parliament

For Biographical articles go to - http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/research/members

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Lord Lieutenants of Lincolnshire.

This list is incomplete from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Lieutenant_of_Lincolnshire''

High Sheriffs of Lincolnshire

See separate Project - High Sheriff of Lincolnshire