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Saxon Shore


The coast of Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Kent, Sussex, and Hampshire, where were castles and garrisons, under the charge of a count or military officer, called Comës Littoris Saxonici per Britanniam.

Fort Branodunum (Brancaster) was on the Norfolk coast.

Gariannonum (Burgh) was on the Suffolk coast.

Othona (Ithanchester) was on the Essex coast.

Regulbium (Reculver), Rutupiæ (Richborough), Dubris (Dover), P. Lemanis (Lyme), were on the Kentish coast.

Anderida (Hastings or Pevensey), Portus Adurni (Worthing), were on the Sussex coast.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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