The Northern Danelaw: Its Social Structure, c.800-1100

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Jan 1, 2001 - History - 384 pages
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Investigating the changing nature of lorship and peasant statuses, the transformation of estate structures, the emergence of villages, and the development of the parish system, D. M. Hadley also explains the peculiarities of the northern Danelaw and reassesses the impact of the Scandinavian settlements on its society and culture.A detailed local study is combined with a consideration of wider issues concerning Anglo-Saxon England and lond, and short-term changes unrelated to successive conquests.
 

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Contents

past and current controversies
1
2 Early medieval societies
42
3 Territorial organization
94
4 Lords and peasants
165
5 Ecclesiastical organization
216
6 The Scandinavian impact
298
Epilogue
342
Bibliography
343
Index
364
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D. M. Hadley is lecturer in historical archaeology at the University of Sheffield.

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