Anglo-Saxon England

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Clarendon Press, 1971 - Social Science - 765 pages
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Discussing the development of English society, from the growth of royal power to the establishment of feudalism after the Norman Conquest, this book focuses on the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms and the Anglo-Norman monarchy in 1087. It also describes the chief phases in the history of the Anglo-Saxon church, drawing on many diverse examples; the result is a fascinating insight into this period of English history.

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This book is indispensable for the serious student of British early medieval history. Stenton's book is full of detail gleaned from many, many resources - truly a labor of love accomplished over ... Read full review

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Sir Frank Stenton (1880-1967) was Professor of History at Reading University from 1926 to 1946 and its Vice-Chancellor from 1946 to 1950.

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