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Timeline of Reading, Berkshire Reading may date back to the Roman occupation of Britainpossibly as a trading port for Calleva Atrebatum.
On 4 Januaryin the first Battle of ReadingKing Ethelred and his brother Alfred the Great attempted unsuccessfully to breach the Danes' defences. The battle is described in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicleand that account provides the earliest known written record of the existence of Reading.
The Danes remained in Reading until late inwhen they retreated to their winter quarters in London. In its Domesday Book listing, the town was explicitly described as a borough. The presence of six mills is recorded: As part of his endowments, he gave the abbey his lands in Reading, along with land at Cholsey.
The last abbot, Hugh Cook Faringdonwas subsequently tried and convicted of high treason and hanged, drawn and quartered in front of the Abbey Church.
Byit had a population of over and had grown rich on its trade in cloth, as instanced by the fortune made by local merchant John Kendrick. Despite its fortifications, it had a Royalist garrison imposed on it in The subsequent Siege of Reading by Parliamentary forces succeeded in April Indespite considerable local opposition, the Kennet Navigation opened the River Kennet to boats as far as Newbury.
Opposition stopped when it became apparent that the new route benefited the town. Compared to many other English towns and cities, Reading suffered little physical damage during either of the two world wars that afflicted the 20th century, although many citizens were killed or injured in the conflicts.
One significant air raid occurred on 10 Februarywhen a single Luftwaffe plane machine-gunned and bombed the town centre, resulting in 41 deaths and over injuries.
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Further housing developments have increased the number of modern houses and hypermarkets in the outskirts of Reading. A major town-centre shopping centre, The Oracleopened inis named after the 17th century Oracle workhousewhich once occupied a small part of the site. It provides three storeys of shopping space and boosted the local economy by providing 4, jobs.The headline reads "Remote control is a TV", and the case in point is Samsung's then new remote control, which also works as a secondary portable TV screen and can handle images, music and video via a wifi-connection that also enables Internet access.
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