This article is about the city of Brighton in England.
For the neighborhood in southern Brooklyn, see Brighton Beach.
More foreign attacks, storms (especially the devastating Great Storm of 1703), a declining fishing industry, and the emergence of nearby Shoreham as a significant port caused its economy to suffer.
By 1708 other parishes in Sussex were charged rates to alleviate poverty in Brighton, and Daniel Defoe wrote that the expected £8,000 cost of providing sea defences was "more than the whole town was worth".
This Celtic Iron Age encampment dates from the 3rd or 2nd century BC and is circumscribed by substantial earthwork outer walls with a diameter of After the Romans left in the early 4th century AD, the Brighton area returned to the control of the native Celts.
Anglo-Saxons then invaded in the late 5th century AD, and the region became part of the Kingdom of Sussex, founded in 477 AD by king Ælle.
So, they signed up all their single friends, and friends of friends, and 10 years later, thousands of dating members join daily looking to have fun and meet other singles close to them with similar interests.The population declined to 2,000 in the early 18th century.From the 1730s, Brighton entered its second phase of development—one which brought a rapid improvement in its fortunes.The ancient settlement of "Brighthelmstone" was documented in the Domesday Book (1086).The town's importance grew in the Middle Ages as the Old Town developed, but it languished in the early modern period, affected by foreign attacks, storms, a suffering economy and a declining population.