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Second Reading

Terry Foreman  •  Link

IWlace * Cowes and West Cowes were named after two sandbanks, one on each side of the River Medina estuary, and recorded in 1413 as Estcowe and Westcowe, which were named after a supposed likeness to cows (animals).
'The Cowes' sandbanks, which narrowing the channel and close to Cowes castle, may have offered more protection than the open water near the mainland.…

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Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.