Anglo-Saxon England

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Oxford University Press, 1971 - Social Science - 765 pages
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Discussing the development of English society, from the growth of royal power to the establishment of feudalism after the Norman Conquest, this book focuses on the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms and the Anglo-Norman monarchy in 1087. It also describes the chief phases in the history of the Anglo-Saxon church, drawing on many diverse examples; the result is a fascinating insight into this period of English history.
  

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Review: Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford History of England #2)

User Review  - JoséMaría BlancoWhite - Goodreads

A Must-read for English history buffs. Demanding but rewarding Eighteen chapters and an epilogue that run through almost 700 dense pages and covers all aspects and vicissitudes relating to Anglo-Saxon ... Read full review

Review: Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford History of England #2)

User Review  - Judy - Goodreads

Thorough expose and best book I've found that touches on all thing dark in the ages, which is more than I thought: coins, churches, papers, laws, religion, relationships and the people of the times. Read full review

Contents

I THE AGE OF THE MIGRATION
1
II THE KINGDOMS OF THE SOUTHERN ENGLISH
32
III ANGLIAN NORTHUMBRIA
74
IV THE CONVERSION OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE
96
V THE ENGLISH CHURCH FROM THEODORE TO BONIFACE
130
VI LEARNING AND LITERATURE IN EARLY ENGLAND
177
VII THE ASCENDANCY OF THE MERCIAN KINGS
202
VIII THE AGE OF ALFRED
239
XIII THE TENTHCENTURY REFORMATION
433
XIV ENGLAND BEFORE THE CONQUEST
470
XV THE LAST YEARS OF THE OLD ENGLISH STATE
545
XVI THE NORMAN CONQUEST
581
XVII THE NORMAN SETTLEMENT
622
XVIII THE REORGANIZATION OF THE ENGLISH CHURCH
658
EPILOGUE THE ANGLONORMAN STATE
680
BIBLIOGRAPHY
688

IX THE STRUCTURE OF EARLY ENGLISH SOCIETY
277
X THE CONQUEST OF SCANDINAVIAN ENGLAND
319
XI THE DECLINE OF THE OLD ENGLISH MONARCHY
364
XII ENGLAND AND THE SCANDINAVIAN WORLD
394
KEY TO ANGLOSAXON PLACENAMES
731
INDEX
735
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Sir Frank Stenton (1880-1967) was Professor of History at Reading University from 1926 to 1946 and its Vice-Chancellor from 1946 to 1950.

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