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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. Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire

    Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire [Hardback]

    Thomas Pickles (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9780198818779
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Medieval History and Archaeology
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Inspired by studies of Carolingian Europe, Kingship, Society and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire argues that the social strategies of local kin-groups drove conversion to Christianity and church building in Yorkshire from 400-1066 AD. It chall... .... Learn More
  3. The Battle of Maldon: War and Peace in Tenth-Century England

    The Battle of Maldon: War and Peace in Tenth-Century England [Hardback]

    Mark Atherton (Author)

    £58.00

    ISBN: 9781784537913
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
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    It describes a bloody skirmish along the banks of the tidal river Blackwater in the year 991, when the renowned Anglo-Saxon shield wall failed and was overwhelmed by a sizeable force of Danish marauders. The poem is one of the emblematic documents... .... Learn More
  4. 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)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781903153796
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    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
  5. Dragon Lords: The History and Legends of Viking England

    Dragon Lords: The History and Legends of Viking England [Hardback]

    Eleanor Parker (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781784537869
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
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    One narrative, the stereotypical one, might have it so. But locked away in the buried history of the British Isles are other, far richer and more nuanced, stories; and these hidden tales paint a picture very different from the ferocious pillagers ... .... Learn More
  6. Edmund: In Search of England's Lost King

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

    Francis Young (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781788311793
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
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    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
  7. Alfred the Great: War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England

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

    Richard Abels (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781138808119
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: The Medieval World
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    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
  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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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. The Formation of the English Kingdom in the Tenth Century

    The Formation of the English Kingdom in the Tenth Century [Paperback]

    George Molyneaux (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9780198813460
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The central argument of The Formation of the English Kingdom in the Tenth Century is that the English kingdom which existed at the time of the Norman Conquest was defined by the geographical parameters of a set of administrative reforms implemente... .... Learn More
  10. Alfred the Great

    Alfred the Great [Paperback]

    Daniel Anlezark (Author)

    £11.95

    ISBN: 9781942401285
    Published by : Arc Medieval Press
    Series: Past Imperfect
    Alfred the Great is a rare historical figure from the early Middle Ages, in that he retains a popular image. Because this image increasingly suffers from the ''dead white male syndrome,'' exacerbated by Alfred's association with Brit... .... Learn More

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