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Book Title: Anglo-Saxon England|
The author of the book: F.M. Stenton
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The size of the: 813 KB
Edition: Clarendon Press
Date of issue: 1947
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Read full description of the books Anglo-Saxon England:'a major historical achievement, which will makes learning on a long stretch of English history available to the student' American Historical Review This book covers the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms to the establishment of the Anglo-Norman monarchy in 1087. Professor Stenton examines the development of English society, from the growth of royal power to the establishment of feudalism after the Norman Conquest. He also describes the chief phases in the history of the Anglo-Saxon church, including the conversion of the various English kingdoms, and the unification of Britain by the kings of Mercia and completed by the kings of Wessex. Drawing on many diverse examples-place-names, coins and charters, wills and pleas, archaeology, and the laws of the Anglo-Saxons-the result is a fascinating insight into this period of English history.
Read information about the authorSir Frank Merry Stenton was a British historian of Anglo-Saxon England, and president of the Royal Historical Society.
He was married to Doris Mary Stenton. President of the Royal Historical Society (1937-1945) and vice-chancellor of Reading University (1946-1950).
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