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Nottingham A History
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When an Anglo-Saxon chieftain named Snot settled in the area and built a wall around the town, he named it Snottingham, meaning homestead for his people. They utilized the caves and passages under the town as homes and workplaces, giving us the oldest subterranean industries in existence and an alternative name Tig guocobauc, meaning the dwelling of caves. When the Normans arrived they subjugated the people and built a fortified castle on the hill. Nottingham Castle subsequently became one of the greatest fortresses of medieval England. Much frequented by early kings, it features in the tales of Robin Hood, that legendary outlaw synonymous with Nottingham and the arch enemy of the sheriff. Nottingham is world renowned for its lace making and Raleigh Bicycle Co., Boots the Chemist and Player's Cigarettes have their roots in Nottingham. It was also home of the Rebel Writers Byron, Lawrence and Sillitoe. With its many and diverse elements, Nottingham is a vibrant new city with a varied and exciting past.
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As a trained photo-journalist, Jill contributes to a number of pamphlets and magazines within Derbyshire, including publications produced by the Alfreton history society and local church. She has written close to twenty local history books over the last few years. She has a small, but growing collection of old photographs of the area, with contacts to others, which she builds upon in her spare time, alongside her involvement with the Romantic Novels Association to which she is a member.

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