Offa's Dyke: History and Guide

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Tempus, 2003 - History - 192 pages
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Presents a detailed description and analysis of Offa's Dyke that is set against the background of the political and social context of the kingdom of Mercia, over which King Offa ruled from 757 to 796. This book offers a fresh interpretation of the Dyke's line, length and purpose. It is suitable for academics, amateur historians and archaeologists.

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Contents

Foreword
7
Early studies of Offas Dyke
35
Conclusions
103
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