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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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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.

Synopsis:

This classic history covers the period c. 550-1087 and traces the development of English society from the oldest Anglo-Saxon laws, the growth of royal power, and the extension of private lordship to the establishment of feudalism after the Norman Conquest.

About the Author

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

Table of Contents

1. The Age of Migration

2. The Kingdoms of the Southern English

3. Anglian Northumbria

4. The Conversion of the English People

5. The English Church from Theodore to Boniface

6. Learning and Literature in Early England

7. The Ascendancy of the Mercian Kings

8. The Age of Alfred

9. The Structure of Early English Society

10. The Conquest of Scandinavian England

11. The Decline of the Old English Monarchy

12. England and the Scandinavian World

13. The Tenth Century Reformation

14. England before the Conquest (i) The Peasants and their Lords, (ii) The Danelaw, (iii) Towns and Trade

15. The Last Years of the Old English State

16. The Norman Conquest

17 - The Norman Settlement.

18. The Reorganization of the English Church

Epilogue: The Anglo-Norman State

Bibliography

Key to Anglo-Saxon Place Names

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198217169
Editor:
Clark, George
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Clark, George
Author:
Stenton, F. M.
Author:
null, Frank M.
Author:
Stenton, Frank M.
Location:
Oxford Eng.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Anglo-saxons
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
History, World | British | Anglo Saxon
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Great Britain History.
Subject:
World History-England General
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third
Series:
Oxford history of England ;
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
19710331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 maps
Pages:
812
Dimensions:
5.81 x 8.81 x 2 in 2.319 lb

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , This classic history covers the period c. 550-1087 and traces the development of English society from the oldest Anglo-Saxon laws, the growth of royal power, and the extension of private lordship to the establishment of feudalism after the Norman Conquest.
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