Lundenceaster

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Lundenceaster is ceaster þæs Geāndan Cynerīces, æt Lundenbyrige heortan. Hēo is lytel burg be landgemete, ac hēo is ēac sēo rīcoste stōw þæs rīces.

Lundenceaster is Lundenes stǣrfæst cyrnel þǣrymbe, ēac Westmynstere, þisses dæges Māran Lundene wēox. Sēo Ceastre landgemearc hæfþ awunedon oþ þā Middelieldu, and sēo is nū lytel dǣl þæs Lundene burgscipes. Oft hātte man Lundenceastre efne Sēo Ceaster.

Oft brȳcþ man "Sēo Ceaster" tō naman for þæs Geāndan Cynerīces feohgestreōngeornesse, sēo fyrmeste hæfþ his stōl þǣr. Man sægþ þæt hēo is sēo rīcoste mīle þǣre worulde.

Ēastcēap

Lundenceaster is in Lundene heorte, ac būtan feohgestreōngeornesse, Lundene mǣste ceasterlicu geornes hæfþ his hām on Lundene Westende.

Tōdæg is Lundenceaster micel bysig stede feohhūsa. Hēo is se fyrmesta staðolwang for eormenum fēohhūscræfte[1]. (Se nīehsta, Nīwe Eoforwīc Burg, is nēah ōþer.)

Lundenceaster hæfþ 10,000 onwunienda oððe læs (in þǣm 1700. gēare wǣron þǣr 208,000). Þēahhwæðere in þǣre Ceastre weorciaþ 340,000 manna, mǣst in fēohbysignesse, þā farað þider dæglīce. Þȳ is Lundene þurhbregdungbegang oferbisig binnan sumum hēahtīdum.

Þǣre Lundenceastere Gild[adihtan]

Gildheall on Lundene

Lundenceaster hæfþ þæt Lundenceastre Gyld. Þæt Gild hæfþ riht ofer eallum stōwlicum tōþegnungfeldum and ofer þǣm burgwac. Hit hæfþ onweald ofer ealdfæstre ceastre cēapstōwum begeondan þā ceastre and āh micel land begeondan þǣre ceastre mearce.

Æfter Beadwe Hæstinga, Willelm Bastarð cōm to Lundene, ac þa Lundenburhware āmieredon hine æt Suþweorce and he ne ofercierrede Lundenbrycg. Willelm ofercierrede Temes ēa æt Wallingford and hergade ealne þone ende þe he oferferde, oð þæt he com to Beorhhamstede, and þær him com ongean Ealdred arcebiscop, and Eadgar cild, and Eadwine eorl, and Morkere eorl, and ealle þa betstan men of Lundene, and bugon þa for neode þa mæst wæs to hearme gedon. In 1075 geaf Willelm Lundenwarum nīwu bōc.

In 1132, geaf Heanrig I Lundenceastre scīr-weald, and be 1141 hycgeþ man ealle burgware swa swa an gild. Þes wæs Lundenceaster Gildes frymþ.

Þæt Gild nis gelīc anum ōðrum stōwlicum geþinge þæs rīces. His ǣrost gesceap wæs þæt Cnihtagild in Eadgares Cyninges dagum. Siþþan þǣm dagum hæfþ Lundenceaster getæl cynelicra bōca tō āfæstnienne his staðol and onweald.

Sele Hūs – Þæs Hlaford-Burgealdores Stōl

Lundenceastre Gildes cwide is "Domine dirige nos", þæt meahte man āwendan swā "Hlaford, gestīere us".

Fruman[adihtan]

  1. Z/Yen Limited (November 2005). The Competitive Position of London as a Global Financial Centre (PDF). CityOfLondon.gov.uk. Begieten on 2006-09-17.