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understanding Roman numerals ALL DONE THANK YOU .
« on: Wednesday 13 January 21 13:45 GMT (UK) »
Please , what year is this

I have

    M,DCC,LXXXV1

Have googled , but can not  make sense of it .

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Re: understanding Roman numerals
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 13 January 21 13:48 GMT (UK) »
1786

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« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 13 January 21 13:50 GMT (UK) »

1786

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Re: understanding Roman numerals
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 13 January 21 13:52 GMT (UK) »
shanghaipanda and Sandra

thank you very much.

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EXTON, from Rutland, Stamford, Boston, Lincoln. LANES, from Coleby,to Bracebridge Lincoln.WAKEFIELD,PROUDMAN Cheshire and  Stafford.<br />PINDAR, MOORE, ,CHAMBERS mostly from Lincolnshire.
LAING from Elgin ,Scotland.
 HADDELSEY from Caistor,and Grimsby Lincolnshire.                   
 Parfitt, Le Gros ,Le Sueur, from Jersey.
Martin, from Doncaster  to whelyn garden city, London.
BINT, Worchester, in Australian mint.

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Re: understanding Roman numerals ALL DONE THANK YOU .
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 13 January 21 13:53 GMT (UK) »
M = 1000
D = 500
C = 100
L = 50
X = 10
V = 5
1 = 1

Add it up: 1786
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Somerset:  Duddridge, Richards, Barnard, Pillinger
Gloucestershire:  Barnard, Marsh, Crossman
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Wigtownshire:  Logan, Conning
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Re: understanding Roman numerals
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 13 January 21 13:56 GMT (UK) »
M = 1000
D  =  500
C  =  100 ( so CC  is 2 x 100)
L  =     50
X =      10 (So XXX is 3 x 10)
V  =       5
I   =        1

1000 + 500 + 200 + 50 + 30 + 5 + 1  and that adds to 1786

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