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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Saxon Shore.
The coast of Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Kent, Sussex, and Hampshire, where were castles and garrisons, under the charge of a count or military officer, called Comës Littoris Saxonici per Britanniam.   1
Fort Branodunum (Brancaster) was on the Norfolk coast.
Gariannonum (Burgh) was on the Suffolk coast.
Othona (Ithanchester) was on the Essex coast.
Regulbium (Reculver), Rutupiæ (Richborough), Dubris (Dover), P. Lemanis (Lyme), were on the Kentish coast.
Anderida (Hastings or Pevensey), Portus Adurni (Worthing), were on the Sussex coast.

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