Discover the city of York in a guide written for visitors by a visitor to the city.City life York explores the history of the city and its origins and follows the journey forward in time to the city of York today. York Minster and the Shambles along with the varied museums are covered along with the rich Roman, Viking, Saxon and later time periods of the city forged by the varied settlers and native populations of York since its early days as a Celtic farming settlement between the rivers Fosse and Ouse. Home once to Roman emperors Severus and Constantine who was crowned emperor in the Roman city of Ebroracum modern day York.
Later Edwin one of the first powerful English kings was baptized in the Anglo- Saxon city of Eforwic by Paulinus in 627 A.D.in a wooden church called St Peters, beside what would later become York Minster.
Later Viking Jorvik was ruled by varied Kings such as Raegnald, who was the first Norse King of Jorvik IN 919 A.D.
York continued to be at the centre of Anglo- Norman England and later Angevin England. With the elites of both time periods connected with the city of York that saw King Edward III married to Philippa of Hainault in York Minster on Jan 24th 1328 A.D.
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