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The earliest English kings [electronic resource] / D.P. Kirby.

By: Kirby, D. P.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000Edition: Rev. ed.Description: 1 online resource (xv, 258 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 0203170148 (electronic bk.); 9780203170144 (electronic bk.); 0203130766 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780203130766 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader).Subject(s): Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066 | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 449-1066 | Anglo-Saxons -- Kings and rulers | Monarchy -- England -- History | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical | HISTORY | Electronic books | Great Britain -- History -- Anglo Saxon period, 449-1066 | Anglo-Saxons -- Rois et souverains | Monarchie -- Angleterre -- Histoire | Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire -- 449-1066 (P�eriode anglo-saxonne) | Grande-Bretagne -- Politique et gouvernement -- 449-1066Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Earliest English kings.DDC classification: 942.01 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Abbreviations; List of figures; Preface to second edition; Preface; The peoples and kingdoms of pre-Viking England; Early Kent; The early kings of the western Saxons; The Anglian territories in the late sixth and early seventh centuries; The northern Anglian hegemony in the seventh century; The southumbrian kingdoms from the mid-seventh to the mid-eighth century; Northumbria in the eighth century; Offa; The Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in the first three-quarters of the ninth century; The coming of the Vikings; Appendix; Notes; Index;
Summary: A fascinating survey of Anglo-Saxon history from the sixth century to the eighth century and the death of King Alfred. This book reveals the complex, distant and tumultuous events of Anglo-Saxon politics.
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Includes index.

Description based on print version record.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-240) and index.

Book Cover; Title; Contents; Abbreviations; List of figures; Preface to second edition; Preface; The peoples and kingdoms of pre-Viking England; Early Kent; The early kings of the western Saxons; The Anglian territories in the late sixth and early seventh centuries; The northern Anglian hegemony in the seventh century; The southumbrian kingdoms from the mid-seventh to the mid-eighth century; Northumbria in the eighth century; Offa; The Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in the first three-quarters of the ninth century; The coming of the Vikings; Appendix; Notes; Index;

A fascinating survey of Anglo-Saxon history from the sixth century to the eighth century and the death of King Alfred. This book reveals the complex, distant and tumultuous events of Anglo-Saxon politics.

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