[northumbreis] (c.1136-37)

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[northumbreis] (c.1136-37)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: ; Gdf: ; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  Northumbrian n. and a.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
norhumbreis,  norhombreis;  northembreis,  northumbrois  

It must be assumed that this word was also used to refer to the inhabitants of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria (cf. Northumberland), but no such attestations have (yet) been found.


1demonymNorthumbrian, inhabitant of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria
( c.1136-37; MS: s.xiiex )  Eissi ot nun li riche reis Qui regnat sur les Norhumbreis  1752
( s.xiiiin; MS: s.xiii1 )  Icist (=Oswald) fud reis as Northembreis Sicum Edmund as Engleis  217
( s.xiii1/3; MS: s.xivin )  Cel pais dit qu'il tendrat E des Bretons le defendrat Par la force des Daneis, Des Escoz, des Norhumbreis  5323
( s.xiii1; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Oswald fu des Norhombreis, Ceo dist l'estoire, et sire et reys  637
north  Northumberland  Northumbre 
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