The Earliest English Kings
The Earliest English Kings is a fascinating survey of Anglo-Saxon History from the sixth century to the eighth century and the death of King Alfred. It explains and explores the 'Heptarchy' or the seven kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England, as well as the various peoples within them, wars, religion, King Offa and the coming of the Vikings. With maps and family trees, this book reveals the complex, distant and tumultuous events of Anglo-Saxon politics.
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Aethelbald Aethelberht Aethelfrith Aethelheard Aethelred Aethelwulf Alcuin Aldfrith Alfred’s Anglo Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Anglo-Saxon England Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms annals Appendix archbishop battle Bede Bede says Bernician bishop Britain British Britons Cadwallon Caedwalla Ceawlin Cenwealh Ceolwulf certainly Charlemagne Charters Christian Chronicle A s.a. Church of Canterbury Coenwulf Cynegils death Deiran Dumville Eadbald Eadberht Eadwine Eadwine’s Eardwulf Early Anglo-Saxon East Angles East Anglia East Saxons eastern Angles Ecgberht Ecgfrith EHD Vol Epistolae Karol evidence Frankish Genealogical Regnal List Humber Hwicce ibid Kentish King Alfred king of Kent kingship London Mercian military Monachi Opera Omnia monastery northern Angles northern Anglian Northumbrian Offa Offa’s Origins of Anglo-Saxon Oswald Oswiu Oxford pagan Penda Picts political Pope probably Raedwald reign royal power rulers Saxon Genealogical Regnal Saxon Kingdom seventh century South Saxons southern England successor Symeonis Monachi Opera territory Thames Tribal Hidage Viking Vita Wilfridi Welsh Wessex West Saxon Genealogical western Saxons Wilfrid Wulfhere York