|Other tungs||Northumberish landspeech,|
- Lord Steadholder
- High Sheriff
Jane Percy, of Northumberland
Michael W Orde
|Landswath||5,0132 (1,936 mi)|
Northumberland (/nɔːrˈθʌmbərlənd/; England, it borders Cumberland to the west, Shire Durham and Tyne and Wear to the south and the Scottish Borders to the north. To the east is the North Sea with a 64-mile (103 ) long path. The shire town is Alnwick,
although the is in Morpeth.
The shire of Northumberland
upon Tyne until 1400,
when the became a shire of itself. Northumberland greatly in the Tudor , Berwick-upon-Tweed in 1482, Tynedale in 1495, Tynemouth in 1536, Redesdale around 1542 and Hexhamshire in 1572. Islandshire, Bedlingtonshire and Norhamshire were into Northumberland in 1844. Tynemouth and other settlements in North Tyneside were to Tyne and Wear in 1974 under the 1972.
Lying on the England, with only 62 .-Scottish border, Northumberland has been the of a of . The is for its landscape of high moorland, now as the Northumberland . Northumberland is the least in