[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]
[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]

Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Romney

County Kent
Transcript Rumy (reviser), ...my (original)
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Description
Appearances
Etymology possibly OE *Rūmen, unrecorded pers. name + ēa, 'river'
Translation
Earlier editors Rumny (Gough); the original form of Rumy has been overwritten in another hand (Parsons)
Early Maps Ru(m)nay (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten yes
Attested spelling Rumenea 1052 ASC (E, 12th century)