Northampton and Northamptonshire history

Now over 5,000 years old.

The history of Northampton and the county of Northamptonshire goes back a long way to 3,500 BC. That is a long history for any settlement to have. For many visitors and Northamptonians it comes as surprise what has happen in the pass.

Motto โ€˜CASTELLO FORTIOR CONCORDIAโ€™ โ€“ โ€œPeace is stronger than a fortressโ€.

Northampton was once the capital of England for more than 200 years. With this rich history and its location in middle England, the town and area have grown into a successful and thriving county.

But all is not well, the population voted to leave the European Union and will have to face an uncertain future until all the promises become true. To help companies promote their businesses across the county, this local Business Directory provides a free marketing service for all local firms. Have you joined yet?

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Finally, the Northampton History update article is completed

A short History of Northampton The History details shown in the article Northampton History have been researched and collected from a number of different sources, providing a short history for the general visitor. Northampton History update from 3,500BC Not many towns, ( yes Northampton is still a town ), can trace their origin back to 3,500BC. Since that time, the name has changed many times until the present version. We make no claim for the article to represent all the changes, and the people that have have created this great town. Well known names such as Simon de Senlis, William the Conqueror, King Richard I, Thomas Beckett, Kingย  Henry III,ย Simon de Montfort, the Spencer family, and Princess Diana, all played a part in it's history. Northampton Castle no longer exists, apart from a very tiny piece of the wall, the site now is the new Northampton Railway Station. Which is to be completed and in operation during 2014. A webcam view is available from the menu bar. Hol…
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