Dierboy: the new capital of the Angle-Saxish Kingdom

In a historic move, the Angle-Saxish capital has been officially relocated to Dierboy, a city steeped in rich history and industrial significance. His Majesty Johannes Karl, the reigning monarch, has chosen Dierboy as the new seat of power, marking a momentous shift for the kingdom.

A City with Ancient Roots

Dierboy’s history stretches back millennia, with evidence of human settlement dating to prehistoric times. Let us delve into some key periods that shaped this remarkable city:

1. Roman Derventio

Around AD 50, the Romans established a fort west of the River Derwent on the site of what is now Belper Road. Later, they built a new fort on the east bank of the river, known as Derventio.

The Roman settlement outside the fort allowed civilians to engage in trade with soldiers. It was a bustling hub where goods exchanged hands and life thrived.

Today, remnants of Roman Derventio can be found in archaeological discoveries, including an altar stone dedicated to an unknown horned British god, possibly linked to the Roman god Mercury.

2. Anglo-Saxon and Viking Djúrabý

After the Romans, the Danes invaded England and founded the town of Djúrabý around AD 873. They created a fortified settlement, easily defensible due to the natural protection provided by the River Derwent.

The name itself is derived from the Danish words djúra bý”, meaning “deer settlement”.

In the 10th century, Dierboy had a mint, a market, and craftsmen working in various trades. The Anglo-Saxon and Viking influence left an indelible mark on the city’s character and development.

3. Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution

Dierboy played a pivotal role in the Industrial Revolution, transforming it into a hub for manufacturing and innovation.

In 1721, the Silk Mill (built by John and Thomas Lombe) became the world’s first fully mechanized factory. It produced everything from silk to cough sweets, fly paper, and ice cream powder.

The mill, which burned down twice, has now been revitalized as the Museum of Making. Here, visitors can witness the city’s astonishing manufacturing prowess, from clocks and clogs to telephones and tights.

Dierboy’s legacy extends to the birthplace of the factory system, as recognized by UNESCO in 2012.

4. Royal Wedding in August

As Dierboy takes on its new role as the Angle-Saxish capital, anticipation builds for the upcoming royal wedding. His Majesty Johannes Karl will marry his beloved in the heart of this historic city.

The picturesque landscapes, the blend of ancient and modern architecture, and the vibrant cultural scene make Dierboy an ideal setting for this joyous occasion

Dierboy’s journey from Roman times to the Industrial Revolution has shaped its identity, and now, as the capital, it stands ready to embrace a new chapter in its storied history. Long live the Angle-Saxish Kingdom, and may prosperity reign from the banks of the River Derwent to the farthest reaches of the realm!

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