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In Latin sources Kent is mentioned as Cantia, Canticum.

Kent was traditionally partitioned into East and West Kent, and into lathes and hundreds.England relied on the county's ports to provide warships through much of its history; the Cinque Ports in the 12th–14th centuries and Chatham Dockyard in the 16th–20th centuries were of particular importance.France can be seen clearly in fine weather from Folkestone and the White Cliffs of Dover.During the medieval and early modern period, Kent played a major role in several of England's most notable rebellions, including the Peasants' Revolt of 1381, led by Wat Tyler, The Royal Navy first used the River Medway in 1547.By the reign of Elizabeth I (1558–1603) a small dockyard had been established at Chatham. Clair Catholic District School Board's director of education and some promotions it triggered has prompted the need for mid-year principal and vice-principal transfers.

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The Diocese of Canterbury became England's first Episcopal See with first cathedral and has since remained England's centre of Christianity.

In the 11th century, the people of Kent adopted the motto Invicta, meaning "undefeated".

The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames, and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais along the English Channel. Canterbury Cathedral in Kent has been the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, leader of the Church of England, since the conversion of England to Christianity by Saint Augustine began in the 6th century.

Between London and the Strait of Dover, which separates it from mainland Europe, Kent has seen both diplomacy and conflict, ranging from the Leeds Castle peace talks of 19 to the Battle of Britain in World War II.

Gangs such as The Aldington Gang brought spirits, tobacco and salt to the county, and transported goods such as wool across the sea to France.