a county in central England. 477 sq. mi. (1235 sq. km).
Historical Examples

They occupied Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, and Hertfordshire.
Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.

The son of a London tradesman, he had inherited an estate in Bedfordshire.
The English Utilitarians, Volume I. Leslie Stephen

The Hundred Rolls for Bedfordshire afford several examples in point.
The English Village Community Frederic Seebohm

And they are going down into Bedfordshire, of all places, to be shut up for a month!
A Rainy June and Other Stories Ouida

And don’t you think I am more likely to get something to do here than down in Bedfordshire?’
A Bed of Roses W. L. George

And he again insisted that ‘Arnold had other lands in Bedfordshire’.
Feudal England — Historical Studies On The Eleventh And Twelfth Centuries J.H. Round

He had much adoe then to save his life, and in order to it, sold his estate in Bedfordshire, about 1300 li.
Brief Lives (Vol. 2 of 2) John Aubrey

The seat of the Bedfordshire Beauchamps, her mothers family.
Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker

Early reference to Bedfordshire political history is scanty.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4 Various

Hayley places this village in Hertfordshire, and Cowper in Bedfordshire.
The Works of William Cowper William Cowper

a county of S central England, administered since 2009 by the unitary authorities of Bedford and Central Bedfordshire: mainly low-lying, with the Chiltern Hills in the south: the geographical county includes Luton, which became a separate unitary authority in 1997. Area (excluding Luton): 1192 sq km (460 sq miles) Beds


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