Anglo Saxon Wills

Author: Dorothy Whitelock
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107402218
Release Date: 2011-11-24
Genre: History

This 1930 volume contains the original texts of the great majority of surviving Anglo-Saxon wills drawn up in the tenth and eleventh centuries. They are of special interest for the light they cast on the connections of those who made the wills, and the ways in which the testators managed the disposition of their possessions.

Wills and Will making in Anglo Saxon England

Author: Linda Tollerton
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
ISBN: 9781903153376
Release Date: 2011
Genre: History

A study of the implications and practices of wills and will-making in Anglo-Saxon society, and of the varieties of inheritance strategies and commemorative arrangements adopted.

Anglo Saxon Charters

Author: A. J. Robertson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521178320
Release Date: 2009-12-17
Genre: History

This volume, first published in 1939, draws together a significant number of vernacular documents from early medieval England. Augmenting the work with constant reference to contemporary sources such as laws and Latin charters, Dr Robertson examines a wide range of miscellaneous Anglo-Saxon texts including declarations (gesqutelunga), chirographs and entries in Gospel Books.

The Sword in Anglo Saxon England

Author: Hilda Roderick Ellis Davidson
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
ISBN: 0851157165
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: History

This study concerns the importance of the sword in Anglo-Saxon and Viking society, with reference to surviving swords and literary sources, especially Beowulf.

Slavery in Early Mediaeval England

Author: David Anthony Edgell Pelteret
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 0851158293
Release Date: 2001
Genre: History

This important study seeks to assemble the evidence, drawn from a variety of sources in Old English and Latin, to convey a picture of slaves and slavery in England, viewed against the background of English society as a whole.

Anglo Saxon England

Author: Michael Lapidge
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521652030
Release Date: 2000-06-22
Genre: History

This volume is framed by articles that throw interesting light on the achievement and reputation of the greatest of Anglo-Saxon kings - Alfred.

A Handbook of Anglo Saxon Studies

Author: Jacqueline Stodnick
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118328842
Release Date: 2012-08-08
Genre: Literary Criticism

Reflecting the profound impact of critical theory on the study of the humanities, this collection of original essays examines the texts and artifacts of the Anglo-Saxon period through key theoretical terms such as ‘ethnicity’ and ‘gender’. Explores the interplay between critical theory and Anglo-Saxon studies Theoretical framework will appeal to specialist scholars as well as those new to the field Includes an afterword on the value of the dialogue between Anglo-Saxon studies and critical theory

Anglo Saxon England

Author: Frank M. Stenton
Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks
ISBN: 0192801392
Release Date: 2001-06-07
Genre: History

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, describes the chief phases in the history of the Anglo-Saxon Church, and studies the unification of Britain begun by the kings of Mercia, and completed by the kings of Wessex. The result is a fascinating insight into this period of English history.