Danais (hundred)

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Danais (Latinised as Dacorum) was a hundred in what is now Dacorum, Hertfordshire.[1] Danais was latinised to Dacorum in 1196.[2][3][4] The name Danais means the Hundred of the Danes.[4][5] In the 16th century, Dacorum absorbed the hundred of Tring.[3]

The parishes in Danais prior to the unification with Tring were:[2]

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  1. ^ Jakobson, Johnny. "Why Dacia?". www.jggj.dk. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b "The hundred of Dacorum: Introduction | British History Online". www.british-history.ac.uk. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  3. ^ a b Sinclair, June. "Origins U3A Dacorum". www.u3adacorum.co.uk. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Dacorum Borough Council". www.swhertsconservatives.org. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  5. ^ Hamilton, Liz (21 October 2014). "What's in a place name?". Hertfordshire Life. Retrieved 5 September 2018.

Coordinates: 51°46′N 00°32′W / 51.767°N 0.533°W / 51.767; -0.533