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The Snotingas were an Anglian tribe who either took their name from a chieftain called 'Snot' or 'Snod', or from the word Snottenga, meaning 'caves'. The snotingas occupied the settlement of Snottengaham or Snodengaham (modern Nottingham).[1]


  1. ^ John Throsby, "The history and antiquities of the town and county of the town of Nottingham", Burbage and Stretton, Tupman, Wilson, and Sutton, 1795