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  1. Vikings

    Vikings: Raiders from the Sea [Paperback]

    Kim Hjardar

    £7.99

    ISBN: 9781612005195
    Published by : Casemate UK
    Series: Casemate Short History
    From the 9th to the 11th century, Viking ships landed on almost every shore in the Western world. Viking ravages united the Spanish kingdoms and stopped Charlemagne and the Franks' advance in Europe. Wherever Viking ships roamed, enormous sufferin... .... 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)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £33.75

    ISBN: 9781789250466
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Bornais
    Volume: 3
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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. Landscape, Tradition and Power in Medieval Iceland: Dalir and the Eyjafjoerdur region c.870-c.1265

    Landscape, Tradition and Power in Medieval Iceland: Dalir and the Eyjafjoerdur region c.870-c.1265 [Hardback]

    Chris Callow (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9789004278875
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Northern World
    Volume: 80
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Chris Callow's Landscape, Tradition and Power critically examines the evidence for socio-political developments in medieval Iceland during the so-called Commonwealth period. The book compares regions in the west and north-east of Iceland because t... .... Learn More
  4. 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
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    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
  5. Edward the Elder: King of the Anglo-Saxons, Forgotten Son of Alfred

    Edward the Elder: King of the Anglo-Saxons, Forgotten Son of Alfred [Hardback]

    Michael John Key (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781445684772
    Published by : Amberley Publishing
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    Edward the Elder, king of the Anglo-Saxons between c.899-924, succeeded to the throne following the death of his father Alfred the Great. It was therefore Edward's destiny to follow in the wake of the most famous Anglo-Saxon king of them all. In t... .... Learn More
  6. Peterborough and the Soke: Art, Architecture and Archaeology

    Peterborough and the Soke: Art, Architecture and Archaeology [Hardback]

    Ron Baxter (Editor); Jackie Hall (Editor); Claudia Marx (Editor)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9780367173760
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: The British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions
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    The British Archaeological Association Conference held at Peterborough in 2015 provided a welcome opportunity for a new analysis of the cathedral's architecture, sculpture and artistic production, and a reassessment of the relationship between the... .... Learn More
  7. Cnut the Great

    Cnut the Great [Paperback]

    Timothy Bolton (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9780300243185
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Series: The English Monarchs Series
    A seminal biography of the underappreciated eleventh-century Scandinavian warlord-turned-Anglo-Saxon monarch who united the English and Danish crowns to forge a North Sea empire Historian Timothy Bolton offers a fascinating reappraisal of one of... .... Learn More
  8. Alfred the Great: War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England

    Alfred the Great: War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England [Paperback]

    Richard Abels (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781138808126
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: The Medieval World
    This biography of Alfred the Great, king of the West Saxons (871-899), combines a sensitive reading of the primary sources with a careful evaluation of the most recent scholarly research on the history and archaeology of ninth-century England. Thi... .... Learn More
  9. 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
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    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
  10. Egil's Saga: Traditional evidence for Brunanburh compared to Literary, Historic and Archaeological Analyses

    Egil's Saga: Traditional evidence for Brunanburh compared to Literary, Historic and Archaeological Analyses [Paperback]

    John R. Kirby (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9781789691092
    Published by : Archaeopress
    Regarded as the secondary source advocated by some scholars for this battle around Brunanburh in AD 937, Egil's Saga Skalla-Grimssonar (collated c. AD 1242-3) becomes problematical when compared with literary, historic and archaeological evidence.... .... Learn More

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