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Kings and Kingdoms of Early Anglo-Saxon England By Barbara Yorke (King Alfred's College, Winchester, UK)

Kings and Kingdoms of Early Anglo-Saxon England by Barbara Yorke (King Alfred's College, Winchester, UK)

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A survey of the six major Anglo-Saxon kingdoms - Kent, the East Saxons, the East Angles, Northumbria, Mercia and Wessex - and their royal families, examining the most recent research in this field. This work covers the strategies of rule and the dynamics of change in the office of king.

Kings and Kingdoms of Early Anglo-Saxon England Summary

Kings and Kingdoms of Early Anglo-Saxon England by Barbara Yorke (King Alfred's College, Winchester, UK)

Kings and Kingdoms of Early Anglo-Saxon England provides a unique survey of the six major Anglo-Saxon kingdoms - Kent, the East Saxons, the East Angles, Northumbria, Mercia and Wessex - and their royal families, examining the most recent research in this field.
Barbara Yorke moves beyond narrative accounts of the various royal houses to explain issues such as the strategies of rule, the reasons for success and failure and the dynamics of change in the office of king. Sixteen genealogical and regnal tables help to elucidate the history of the royal houses.

About Barbara Yorke (King Alfred's College, Winchester, UK)

Barbara Yorke is a Senior Lecturer in History and Archaeology, King Alfred's College, Winchester.

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NGR9780415166393
9780415166393
041516639X
Kings and Kingdoms of Early Anglo-Saxon England by Barbara Yorke (King Alfred's College, Winchester, UK)
New
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1990-06-30
236
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