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  1. The Staffordshire Hoard

    The Staffordshire Hoard: An Anglo-Saxon Treasure [Hardback]

    Chris Fern (Editor); Tania Dickinson (Editor); Leslie Webster (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781527233508
    Published by : Society of Antiquaries of London
    Series: Research Report of the Society of Antiquaries of London
    Volume: 80
    The Staffordshire Hoard: An Anglo-Saxon Treasure tells the story of the Staffordshire Hoard’s discovery and acquisition, and the six-year research project that pieced its fragments back together, identified its objects and explored their manufact... .... Learn More
  2. A Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides

    A Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides: Excavations on Mounds 2 and 2A, Bornais, South Uist [Hardback]

    Niall Sharples (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781789250466
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Bornais
    Volume: 3
    The settlement at Bornais in the Western Isles of Scotland is one of the largest rural settlements known from the Norse period in Britain. It spans the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century AD when the Atlantic seaboard was subject to dra... .... Learn More
  3. The Last Vikings

    The Last Vikings [Paperback]

    Kirsten A. Seaver (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781350143364
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Saddled with a bit of a misleading title, this is actually a well researched general history of the Norse colonisation of Greenland. Combining archaeology with the sagas, and meagre mentions in other European sources, Kirsten Seaver looks at the e... .... Learn More
  4. God's Viking: Harald Hardrada: The Varangian Guard of the Byzantine Emprerors Ad998 to 1204

    God's Viking: Harald Hardrada: The Varangian Guard of the Byzantine Emprerors Ad998 to 1204 [Hardback]

    Nic Fields (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781473823426
    Published by : Pen & Sword
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Harald Hardrada is perhaps best known as the inheritor of seven feet of English soil in that year of fateful change, 1066. But Stamford Bridge was the terminal point of a warring career that spanned decades and continents. Thus, prior to forcibl... .... Learn More
  5. Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 21

    Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 21 [Paperback]

    Helena Hamerow (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781905905447
    Published by : Oxford University School of Archaeology
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History
    Volume: 21
    Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History is a series concerned with England and its neighbours during the Anglo-Saxon period. .... Learn More
  6. Heirs of the Vikings: History and Identity in Normandy and England, c.950-c.1015

    Heirs of the Vikings: History and Identity in Normandy and England, c.950-c.1015 [Hardback]

    Katherine Cross (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £35.00

    ISBN: 9781903153796
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Viking settlers and their descendants inhabited both England and Normandy in the tenth century, but narratives discussing their origins diverged significantly. This comparative study explores the depictions of Scandinavia and the events of the Vik... .... Learn More
  7. Edmund: In Search of England's Lost King

    Edmund: In Search of England's Lost King [Hardback]

    Francis Young (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.00

    Special Price: £13.00

    ISBN: 9781788311793
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    What buried secret lies beneath the stones of one of England's greatest former churches and shrines? The ruins of the Benedictine Abbey of Bury St Edmunds are a memorial to the largest Romanesque church ever built. This Suffolk market town is now ... .... Learn More
  8. Archetypal Narratives. Pattern and Parable in the Lives of Three Saints

    Archetypal Narratives. Pattern and Parable in the Lives of Three Saints [Paperback]

    Elizabeth M Krajewski (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £25.00

    ISBN: 9782503577111
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Studia Traditionis Theologiae
    Volume: 27
    This book sets three saints’ Lives in their specifically Christian and biblical context, recognizing that much of the anecdotal material in the narratives is modelled on biblical precedents, and that their authors and first audiences were Christia... .... Learn More
  9. Offa and the Mercian Wars: The Rise and Fall of the First Great English Kingdom

    Offa and the Mercian Wars: The Rise and Fall of the First Great English Kingdom [Paperback]

    Chris Peers (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781526711502
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    In England in the eighth century, in the midst of the so-called Dark Ages, Offa ruled Mercia, one of the strongest Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. For over 30 years he was the dominant warlord in the territory south of the Humber and the driving force behin... .... Learn More
  10. Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians; The Battle of Tettenhall 910 AD; And Other West Mercian Studies

    Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians; The Battle of Tettenhall 910 AD; And Other West Mercian Studies [Hardback]

    David Horovitz (Author)

    Regular Price: £40.00

    Special Price: £30.00

    ISBN: 9781527206199
    Published by : David Horovitz
    This book seeks to investigate in detail the period leading up to the battle of Tettenhall, to analyse early accounts of the conflict, to identify the possible battlefield site, and to consider the roles of AEthelred and AEthelflaed. It also consi... .... Learn More

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