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5 edition of introduction to Anglo-Saxon kingship found in the catalog.

introduction to Anglo-Saxon kingship

by Peter Fox

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Published by Anglo-Saxon Books in Hockwold-cum-Wilton, Norflok, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Anglo-Saxons -- Kings and rulers.,
    • Civilization, Anglo-Saxon.,
    • Christianity and politics -- England -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.,
    • England -- Church history -- 449-1066.,
    • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 51-52).

      StatementPeter Fox.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA152 .F69 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p. ;
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3370024M
      ISBN 101898281351
      LC Control Number2004445573
      OCLC/WorldCa53709291

      First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, John Blair's Very Short Introduction to the Anglo-Saxon Age covers the emergence of the earliest English settlements to the Norman victory in This book is a brief introduction to the political, social, religious, and cultural history of Anglo-Saxon England. The first chapter is also a general one and deals with the difficult issue of Anglo-Saxon kingship before and introduces the main classes of written record. Another aim of the work is to alert the general reader to the exciting research into early Anglo-Saxon England which has been carried out in recent years by historians and.

      Kingship and consent in Anglo-Saxon England, – assemblies and the state in the early Middle Ages / Levi Roach, University of Exeter. pages cm. – (Cambridge studies . CHAPTER 3 Baptism and Sponsorship in the Anglo-Saxon Church before (pp. ) Although there may have been significant variations in detail, the approximate contours of a solemn baptism with sponsorship in seventh-century Italy and Frankish Gaul have been established.

      This chapter explores changes in legal culture across the seventh century. It begins with issues of genre, arguing that the late sixth-century laws written down for Æthelberht reflect a long-established and prestigious form of law (æ) concerned with compensation settlements with which our late seventh-century royal legislative edicts (domas) rarely presumed to interfere, their focus being.   Overview: Anglo-Saxons, to By Professor Edward James Last updated


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Blair, P. Hunter, A Book of British. This book, written by leading experts, brings together new research that represents the best of the current scholarship on the nexus between authority and written sources from Anglo-Saxon England.

Ranging from the introduction to Anglo-Saxon kingship book to the eleventh century, the chapters in this volume offer fresh approaches to a wide range of linguistic, historical, legal. Ethnonym. The Old English ethnonym "Angul-Seaxan" comes from the Latin Angli-Saxones and became the name of the peoples Bede calls Angli and Gildas calls Saxones.

Anglo-Saxon is a term that was rarely used by Anglo-Saxons themselves. It is likely they identified as ængli, Seaxe or, more probably, a local or tribal name such as Mierce, Cantie, Gewisse, Westseaxe, or Norþanhymbre.

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16 Approach and Programme of Study p. 25 Section One: Anglo-Saxon Kingship and Archaeology p. 29 Elite Burial p. 30 Probably Kingly Burials p. 34 Possibly Kingly Burials p. 46 Discussion p.

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Anglo-Saxon Kingship and Political Power explores constructions of Anglo-Saxon kingship and concepts of royal power from c to The focus is the development of the ‘rex gratia Dei’, the concept of divinely bestowed kingship and the subsequent ecclesiastical transformation of the Pages: I INTRODUCTION: THE ORIGINS OF THE ANGLO-SAXON KINGDOMS 1 Written sources: British 1 Written sources: Anglo-Saxon 3 Archaeological evidence 5 The political structure of Anglo-Saxon England c.

9 The nature of early Anglo-Saxon kingship 15 Sources for the study of kings and kingdoms from the seventh to the ninth centuries 19 II KENT 25 Sources Writing, Kingship and Power in Anglo-Saxon England represents a critical resource for students and scholars alike with an interest in early medieval history from political, institutional and cultural perspectives.

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Alfred the Great: War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England strips away the varnish of later interpretations to recover the historical Alfredpragmatic, generous, brutal, pious, scholarly within the context of his own age. In doing so it illuminates the character and meaning of Anglo-Saxon kingship in general, as well as the particular career of this king.

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Thank you for your : Cambridge University Press. Anglo-Saxon England was early medieval England, existing from the 5th to the 11th centuries from the end of Roman Britain until the Norman conquest in It consisted of various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms until when it was united as the Kingdom of England by King Æthelstan (r.

It became part of the short-lived North Sea Empire of Cnut the Great, a personal union between England. The essays collected here focus on how Anglo-Saxon royal authority was expressed and disseminated, through laws, delegation, relationships between monarch and Church, and between monarchs at times of multiple kingships and changing power ratios.

Specific topics include the importance of kings in consolidating the English "nation"; the development of witnesses as agents of the king's authority.

About The Book. Works on Anglo-Saxon kingship often take as their starting point the line from Beowulf: ‘that was a good king’. This monograph, however, explores what it means to be a king, and how kings defined their own kingship in opposition to other powers.

Kings derived their royal power from a divine source, which led to conflicts.The Influence of Anglo-Saxon Political Thoughts on Carolingian Kingship College University of Leicester Course Humanities Grade 70 Author Mark McNaughton (Author) Year Pages 62 Catalog Number V ISBN (eBook) ISBN (Book) Language English Tags.This work provides 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.

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.