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York is a city in Yorkshire, in the north of England. The city was known as Eboracum to the Romans, and was a major military base for them. The emperor Septimius Severus died in York in A.D. 211, and Constantius Chlorus, the father of Constantine I, died there in 306.

The city's history includes occupation by the Vikings, who called the city 'Jorvik'.

York has a major medieval cathedral, known as the Minster (see also Westminster.