English: The Rodings (or Roothings) are a group of villages and civil parishes in Essex, England, the largest group in the country to bear a common name. They are believed to be the remnants of a single Anglo-Saxon community known as the Hroðingas, led by Hroða, who sailed up the River Thames and along a tributary in the sixth century and settled in the area.. The River Roding and the villages derived their name from Hroda. The typical pronunciation of the name is "Roadings".
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- Rodings, Essex, Ordnance Survey map 1805.jpg 350 × 254; 127 KB