Vividin

Attested:  RC Vividin

Where:  The ancient “Great Estuary” of Norfolk, formed from the rivers Bure, Yare, and Waveney, and capped by a sandbar, on which now sits Great Yarmouth.  Located by its position in RC’s tour of harbour estuaries.

Name origin:  From Latin vividus ‘lively’.  This area was engaged in active transport of supplies to and from the Roman army on the lower Rhine (where many river barges have been found), as is reflected in ND’s name Gariannonor for one of the two Roman forts that flanked the estuary.

Notes:  There is no easy phonetic path from Vividin to Waveney.

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Last Edited: 14 June 2016