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ETTERBY, a township, in the parish of Stanwix, union of Carlisle, Eskdale ward, E. division of Cumberland, 1ΒΌ mile (N. W.) from Carlisle; containing 152 inhabitants. It is said that the British King Arthur was entertained here in 550, when carrying his victorious arms against the Danes and Norwegians.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.