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  • The Anglo-Saxons at War, 800–1066

    by Paul Hill

    The historian and archeologist presents a vivid and comprehensive account of warfare in early Medieval England.In this compelling new study, Paull Hill reveals what documentary records and the growing body of archaeological evidence can tell us about war and combat in the age of the great Anglo-Saxon kings. The violent centuries before the Norman Conquest come to life in this detailed account of ... Read more

    $9.59 USD

  • Saxons vs. Vikings

    Alfred the Great and England in the Dark Ages

    by Ed West

    A witty and concise look at the beginnings of English history, when the nation consolidated after clashes between the Saxons and invading Vikings.In 871, three of England's four kingdoms were overrun by Vikings, the ruthless, all-conquering Scandinavian raiders who terrorized early medieval Europe. With the Norsemen murdering one king with arrows and torturing another to death by ripping out his ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The King of Athelney

    An extraordinary classic of Vikings, Saxons and battle

    by Alfred Duggan

    As the Viking hordes invade, one man stands strong.It was foolish to fight those heathen pirates, the Vikings. Prudent statesman paid them off – but they never stayed away for long.King Alfred was different. He alone stood his ground and fought the marauders again and again. But he was never meant to be king. With two older brothers, Alfred was first sent to Rome for confirmation by the Pope ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • Saxons, Vikings, and Celts: The Genetic Roots of Britain and Ireland

    by Bryan Sykes

    From the best-selling author of The Seven Daughters of Eve, an illuminating guide to the genetic history of the British Isles.One of the world's leading geneticists, Bryan Sykes has helped thousands find their ancestry in the British Isles. Saxons, Vikings, and Celts, which resulted from a systematic ten-year DNA survey of more than 10,000 volunteers, traces the true genetic makeup of the British ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Saxon's Bane

    by Geoffrey Gudgion

    YOU CANNOT ESCAPE THE PASTFergus’s world changes forever the day his car crashes near the village of Allingley. Traumatised by his near-death experience, he stays to work at the local stables as he recovers. He will discover a gentler pace of life, fall in love and be targeted for human sacrifice.Clare Harvey’s life will never be the same either. The archaeologist’s dream find the peat-preserved ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • The Strathclyde and the Anglo-Saxons in the Viking Age

    by Tim Clarkson

    The acclaimed medievalist examines the rise and fall of the last kingdom of the North Britons and their influence on the Anglo-Saxons.During the Viking period, the Kingdom of Strathclyde stretched across what is now southern Scotland and northern England. Also known as Cumbria, its kings ruled from Govan on the outskirts of present-day Glasgow. Shining a spotlight on these North Britons, or ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • A Brief History of the Anglo-Saxons

    by Geoffrey Hindley

    Starting AD 400 (around the time of their invasion of England) and running through to the 1100s (the 'Aftermath'), historian Geoffrey Hindley shows the Anglo-Saxons as formative in the history not only of England but also of Europe.The society inspired by the warrior world of the Old English poem Beowulf saw England become the world's first nation state and Europe's first country to conduct ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Britain AD: A Quest for Arthur, England and the Anglo-Saxons

    by Francis Pryor

    Leading archaeologist Francis Pryor retells the story of King Arthur, legendary king of the Britons, tracing it back to its Bronze Age origins.The legend of King Arthur and Camelot is one of the most enduring in Britain's history, spanning centuries and surviving invasions by Angles, Vikings and Normans. In his latest book Francis Pryor – one of Britain’s most celebrated archaeologists and author ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Everyday Life in Medieval London

    From the Anglo-Saxons to the Tudors

    by Toni Mount

    series Everyday Life in ...
    Our capital city has always been a thriving and colourful place, full of diverse and determined individuals developing trade and finance, exchanging gossip and doing business. Abandoned by the Romans, rebuilt by the Saxons, occupied by the Vikings and reconstructed by the Normans, London would become the largest trade and financial centre, dominating the world in later centuries. London has always ... Read more

    $8.79 USD

  • History of the Anglo-Saxons (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

    by Francis Palgrave

    This magisterial 1831 study sweeps the reader along the current of history. Beginning with the ancient peoples of Britain and the provinces under Rome, the author covers the ancient religion of the Anglo-Saxons, the Danish invasions, the advance of culture under Alfred, the tempestuous reign of Edmund, and the arrival of William the Conqueror. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • RESURGENCE: The Come-back of the Anglo-Saxons after the Norman Conquest

    by Phil Tamarr

    At last, you, the reader, will discover Squire John Ferrour’s experiences in his adopted country, England, being a natural born Frenchman. You will recall how he entered into our story during the unauthorised raid into the Cite of Limoges by the miners led by Captain Tyler. In the course of liberating their Gascon compatriots and recovering the Coucy Treasure Tyler’s raiders came upon two French ... Read more

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  • Lost Gold of the Dark Ages

    War, Treasure, and the Mystery of the Saxons

    by Caroline Alexander

    In July 2009 an amateur metal-detecting enthusiast made an astonishing find: 1500 pieces of bejeweled gold and silver almost 1500 years old, buried, lost, then forgotten. The treasure trove promises to shed unprecedented light on the most mysterious period of British history—the so-called "Dark Ages"—when the Saxons, Anglos, Celts, Picts, Jutes, and Vikings battled for control of the British Isles ... Read more

    $15.99 USD