Daily Archives: March 15, 2014

Cinque Ports

CINQUE PORTS The Confederation of the Cinque Ports has its origins in the reign of King Edward the Confessor. In 1049-51 he disbanded the fleet that had existed for some forty years and instead entered into agreements with ports in … Continue reading

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CÎMPULUNG Inter-war county in northern Romania, in the southern Bukovina, named after the town of Cîmpulung Moldovonesc, on the River Moldova, tributary of the Seret, west of Suceava. (There is also a town of Cîmpulung in Wallachia, capital of the … Continue reading

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