Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Wessex” in entry federal-union-the-john-fiske of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:

...; but this term came into use in England after the historic order of formation had been forgotten, and when the shire was looked upon as a piece of some larger whole, such as the kingdom of Mercia or Wessex . Historically, however, the shire was not made, like the departments of modern France, by the division of the kingdom for administrative purposes, but the kingdom was made by the union of shires th...
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Wessex (United Kingdom) 6 2 0 0 0 user votes

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