Burghal


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Burgh´al


a.1.Belonging to a burgh.
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A fascinating Anglo-Saxon document, the Burghal Hidage , provides a list of fortified places in the ancient kingdom of Wessex.
As this is accompanied by photographs of the displays, it is possible to approximately reconstruct the layout of the displays, beyond the initial chaotic appearance indicated by the section on Relics of Scottish Explorers being next to Old Scottish Architectural Exhibits, Burghal relics next to the Roman Section next to the Furniture Section and Arms and Weapons next to the Ranking Section.
This is a well-produced volume of thirteen papers following a conference at University College, London, in 2007 supported by the British Academy, which in turn arose from Beyond the Burghal Hidage, a three-year project sponsored by the Leverhulme Fund.
Another way to avoid a tummy ache is by substituting burghal wheat with quinoa when making tabbouleh.
En la segunda mitad del siglo IC el rey Alfredo el Grande, tras el ataque vikingo de 878, organizo el sistema administrativo-militar basado en los burhs; por el llamado Burghal Hidage, atribuido a la epoca de su hijo Eduardo I (918), vemos un sistema de prestacion de los servicios militares a partir de unidades de 5 hides (39); en tanto que habia prestaciones de los servicios para cada burh, estableciendo turnos que permitian cumplir los tres elementos de la llamada trimoda necessitas, esto es, el servicio en el ejercito, la construccion y reparacion de fortalezas, y lo mismo de los puentes (40).