Danais (Latinised as Dacorum) was a hundred in what is now Dacorum, Hertfordshire. Danais was latinised to Dacorum in 1196. The name Danais means the Hundred of the Danes. In the 16th century, Dacorum absorbed the hundred of Tring.
The parishes in Danais prior to the unification with Tring were:
- Abbots Langley (partial)
- Great Gaddesden
- Redbourn (partial)
- Windbridge (partial)
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