Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford History of England)

by Frank M. Stenton

Paperback, 2001



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Oxford Paperbacks (2001), Paperback


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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LibraryThing member LichenCraig
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 several years. It also contains some fascinating bits of letters between heads of state (for example King Offa and Charlemagne) and anecdotes from the period. Fascinating.… (more)
LibraryThing member Trotsky731
An all-encompassing study of Anglo-Saxon England.


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812 p.; 7.7 inches


0192801392 / 9780192801395

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