Origin of Durhamsee Durham: after the county, where origin, originally bred
- county in N England, on the North Sea: 938 sq mi (2,429 sq km)
- its county seat, on the Wear
- city in north central N.C.
- A city of northeast England south of Newcastle. It is noted for its cathedral and castle, built by the Normans in the 1100s.x
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Origin of DurhamAfter Durham , a county of northern England
- The name signed by alternate bishops of Durham (see Duresm).
- A city in county Durham in the Northeast of England.
- County Durham, a county in the Northeast of England.
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From Old English Dunholm (compare Middle French Duresm, Latin Dunelmum).
- His successor Alchred claimed descent from Ida, but Simeon of Durham appears to doubt the truth of his claim.
- Oswald, who is called patricius by Simeon of Durham, succeeded, but reigned only twenty-seven days, when he was expelled and eventually became a monk.
- Simeon of Durham makes his death occur about the same time, after he had been expelled from his country and had lost his reason as a punishment for his misdeeds.
- This was St Bernard's College, founded by Chicheley under licence in mortmain in 1437 for Cistercian monks, on the model of Gloucester Hall and Durham College for the southern and northern Benedictines.
- William Stevenson was born at Hunwick, Durham, matriculated in 1546, took his M.A.