Burial in Early Medieval England and Wales

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Sam Lucy, Andrew Reynolds
Society for Medieval Archaeology, 2002 - History - 261 pages
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In these thirteen papers, from a conference held at University College London in 1999, some familiar names in British archaeology provide new perspectives on burial practices throughout the Anglo-Saxon period. Contents: Burial in early medieval England and Wales ( Sam Lucy & Andrew Reynolds ); Cemeteries and boundaries in western Britain ( David Pettes ); Remains of Pagan Saxondom'? ( Howard Williams ); Early medieval Eastern England ( Sam Lucy ); Statistics and the populations of early Anglo-Saxon inhumation cemeteries ( John Hines ); Multiple burials ( Nick Stoodley ); Cross-channel contacts with Merovingian Francia ( Martin Welch ); The meaning of Anglo-Saxon burials ( Martin Carver ); Problems in the study of Conversion-period burials ( Helen Geake ); Scandinavian burial in the Dane Law ( Julian Richards ); Burials, boundaries and charters ( Andrew Reynolds ); Anglo-Saxon rites for consecrating cemeteries ( Helen Gittos ); Northern England ( Dawn Hadley ); A homiletic and penitential context for late Anglo-Saxon burial practice ( Victoria Thompson ); Conquest crime and theology in the burial record, 1066-1200 ( Christopher Daniell ).

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