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Product Description: The Anglo-Saxon period, stretching from the fifth to the late eleventh century, begins with the Roman retreat from the Western world and ends with the Norman takeover of England. Between these epochal events, many of the contours and patterns of English life that would endure for the next millennium were shaped...read more

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9780300216134 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, October 27, 2015), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The Anglo-Saxon period, stretching from the fifth to the late eleventh century, begins with the Roman retreat from the Western world and ends with the Norman takeover of England.

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Product Description: Bede's Ecclesiastical History is the most important single source for early medieval English history. Without it, we would be able to say very little about the conversion of the English to Christianity, or the nature of England before the Viking Age...read more

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9780415353670 | Routledge, December 30, 2006, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Bede's Ecclesiastical History is the most important single source for early medieval English history.

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Product Description: The historic counties of Lancashire and Cheshire - at the periphery of the kingdom, both politically and economically - have been comparatively neglected in the history of the English landscape. This important book redresses the balance...read more

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9780954557560 | Windgather Pr, February 1, 2005, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The historic counties of Lancashire and Cheshire - at the periphery of the kingdom, both politically and economically - have been comparatively neglected in the history of the English landscape.

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Product Description: This seminal new study explores how and why historians and writers from the Middle Ages to the present day have constructed different accounts of this well-loved figure. N. J Higham offers an in-depth examintaion of the first two Arthurian texts: the History of the Britons and the Welsh Annals...read more

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9780415213059 | Routledge, June 1, 2002, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This seminal new study explores how and why historians and writers from the Middle Ages to the present day have constructed different accounts of this well-loved figure.

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9780415483988 | 1 edition (Routledge, February 18, 2009), cover price $37.95 | About this edition: This seminal new study explores how and why historians and writers from the Middle Ages to the present day have constructed different accounts of this well-loved figure.

Miscellaneous:

9780203994023 | Routledge, April 25, 2002, cover price $33.95

By N. J. Higham (editor) and David Hill (editor)

Hardcover:

9780415214964 | Routledge, March 1, 2001, cover price $155.00

Paperback:

9780415214971, titled "Edward the Elder: 899-924" | Routledge, June 1, 2001, cover price $44.95

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Product Description: The author traces the events and cultural, political and dynastic background that led to the downfall of the Anglo-Saxon rulers during the 100 years leading up to the Norman conquest. The core of the book discusses the reign of Edward the Confessor, suggesting that his philo-Norman policies were little to the taste of the Anglo-Scandinavian aristocracy over whom he prevailed, and that Edward himself was largely responsible for the succession crisis of 1066...read more

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9780750908856, titled "The Death of Anglo-Saxon England" | Sutton Pub Ltd, December 1, 1997, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Perhaps the best-known fact of English history is the Norman Conquest of 1066, which dispossessed the Anglo-Saxon royal house, marginalized English cultural values and began the near total exclusion of English figures from influence in the realm.

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9780750924696 | Sutton Pub Ltd, November 1, 2000, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author traces the events and cultural, political and dynastic background that led to the downfall of the Anglo-Saxon rulers during the 100 years leading up to the Norman conquest.

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Product Description: This text presents a brief and accessible examination of what actually happened in 1066, why it happened and what the consequences of these events were. The turbulent background to Harold's short reign is discussed, as is the reign of William the Conqueror and his struggles with the Vikings...read more

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9780750919531 | Sutton Pub Ltd, November 1, 1998, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This text presents a brief and accessible examination of what actually happened in 1066, why it happened and what the consequences of these events were.

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Product Description: The story of the conversion of the English to Christianity traditionally begins with Augustine's arrival in 597. This text offers a critical re-evaluation of the process of conversion which assesses what the act really meant to new converts, who was responsible for it, and why particular figures both accepted conversion for themselves and threw their influence behind the spread of Christianity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780719048272 | Manchester Univ Pr, July 1, 1997, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: The story of the conversion of the English to Christianity traditionally begins with Augustine's arrival in 597.

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9780719048289 | Manchester Univ Pr, September 15, 1997, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The story of the conversion of the English to Christianity traditionally begins with Augustine's arrival in 597.

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Product Description: This second book in the "Origins of England" trilogy examines the organization and make-up of Anglo-Saxon England in the early 7th century, taking as its starting point the highly rhetorical account of Britain's ecclesiastical history written by Bede...read more

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9780719044236 | Manchester Univ Pr, August 1, 1995, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: This second book in the "Origins of England" trilogy examines the organization and make-up of Anglo-Saxon England in the early 7th century, taking as its starting point the highly rhetorical account of Britain's ecclesiastical history written by Bede.

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9780719044243 | Manchester Univ Pr, August 1, 1995, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This second book in the "Origins of England" trilogy examines the organization and make-up of Anglo-Saxon England in the early 7th century, taking as its starting point the highly rhetorical account of Britain's ecclesiastical history written by Bede.

Product Description: This is a re-interpretation of the events from 400 to 500 AD when the Saxons took over a large part of Britain, and came to dominate both the language and material culture of its lowland heartland. The writings of Gildas, who wrote the near contemporary and extended description of the "English Settlement", are central to the story...read more

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9780719040795 | Manchester Univ Pr, August 1, 1994, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: This is a re-interpretation of the events from 400 to 500 AD when the Saxons took over a large part of Britain, and came to dominate both the language and material culture of its lowland heartland.

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9780719040801 | Manchester Univ Pr, August 1, 1994, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: This is a re-interpretation of the events from 400 to 500 AD when the Saxons took over a large part of Britain, and came to dominate both the language and material culture of its lowland heartland.

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Product Description: With its strategic location on the fertile plain between the Pennines and the Welsh border, Cheshire became one of Anglo-Saxon England's most important shires after its creation in the 10th century. This book, which includes 60 line drawings and aerial photographs, tells the exciting story of the birth of the shire, from the Iron tribe of the Cornovii to the powerful Earldom of Chester in the 12th century...read more

Hardcover:

9780719031595 | Manchester Univ Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: With its strategic location on the fertile plain between the Pennines and the Welsh border, Cheshire became one of Anglo-Saxon England's most important shires after its creation in the 10th century.

Paperback:

9780719031601 | Manchester Univ Pr, January 1, 1994, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: With its strategic location on the fertile plain between the Pennines and the Welsh border, Cheshire became one of Anglo-Saxon England's most important shires after its creation in the 10th century.

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Product Description: A reprint of this very popular survey of the history and archaeology of Northumbria, which emerged during the early seventh century as one of three great Anglo-Saxon kingdoms.

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9780862997304 | Sutton Pub Ltd, February 1, 1993, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: A reprint of this very popular survey of the history and archaeology of Northumbria, which emerged during the early seventh century as one of three great Anglo-Saxon kingdoms.

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Hardcover:

9780862990886 | Sutton Pub Ltd, November 1, 1989, cover price $30.00

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