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