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Old 06-03-2006, 06:07 AM
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Any one know where the name 'Lincolnshire' came from? seems like an odd one.

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Old 12-01-2006, 05:33 AM
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Default Lincolnshire UK


Lincolnshire is a large county in the Eastern side of England. The English counties are much larger than those in the US (I lived in Callaway County, MO 2005-July 2006). An old name was Shire (Yorkshire, Wiltshire, Nottinghamshire etc.) and with the county town of Lincoln therefore Lincolnshire.

Lincoln Cathedral is where parts of the Da Vinci Code movie were filmed.


or the university where I am a lecturer in history:



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