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Introduction

Rory Naismith

Rory Naismith is Lecturer in Medieval British History at King’s College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Citadel of the Saxons : The Rise of Early London

I.B.Tauris, 2019

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...The sea-reach of the Thames stretched before us like the beginning of an interminable waterway. In the offing the sea and the sky were welded together without a joint, and in the luminous space the tanned sails of the barges drifting up...

Lost Works

George Hardin Brown

George Hardin Brown is professor of English and Classics at Stanford University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Frederick M. Biggs

Frederick M. Biggs is professor of English at the University of Connecticut. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bede : Part 2, Fascicles 1-4

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

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...Bede’s list in historia ecclesiastica gentis anglorum V.xxiv (ed. Lapidge 2010.480-84) establishes not only what he had written up to 731 but, more remarkably, what he considered a work to be even though here he ingeniously avoided using...

Winchester: Afterword

Catherine A.M. Clarke

Catherine A.M. Clarke is Chair in the History of People, Place and Community at the Institute of Historical Research (IHR), London. She has led major research and heritage interpretation projects in Chester and Swansea, and has published widely on place, power and identity in medieval Britain. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Cityscapes Today

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...I’m in Winchester to prepare for a television documentary: an episode of the series Britain’s Most Historic Towns (IWC Media for Channel 4 in the UK), which will feature the city as “Britain’s Most Norman Town.” The sequence I’m involved...

Linguistic Models and Methods

Philip A. Shaw

Philip A. Shaw is Lecturer in English Language and Old English, University of Leicester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pagan Goddesses in the Early Germanic World : Eostre, Hreda and the Cult of Matrons: Studies in Early Medieval History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...This chapter is intended as a brief orientation to the linguistic methods that underpin some of the arguments put forward in the chapters that follow. It is intended to help non-specialists understand the bases on which these arguments...

Finding Alfred

Daniel Anlezark

Daniel Anlezark is an Associate Professor at the University of Sydney. His first book, Water and Fire: The Myth of the Flood in Anglo-Saxon England, examined the literary reception of the biblical Flood in Anglo-Saxon texts, while subsequent publications include an edition of The Dialogues of Solomon and Saturn, an edition and translation of Old English narrative poems, and an edited volume on Old Norse literature: Myths, Legends, and Heroes: Essays in Honor of John McKinnell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alfred the Great

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...Alfred the Great, king of Wessex from 871 until 899, is not the man he used to be. From the mid-nineteenth century until well into the twentieth, schoolchildren across the English-speaking world, and many in British colonies, knew the king...

Technologies of Performance

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The eighth pageant of the York Corpus Christi play opens with God asking Noah to use his skill to build an ark. It is a commission that Noah initially refuses given his age, but then at God’s insistence he agrees to construct the vessel...

Conclusion: Roles of the Northern Goddess?

Philip A. Shaw

Philip A. Shaw is Lecturer in English Language and Old English, University of Leicester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pagan Goddesses in the Early Germanic World : Eostre, Hreda and the Cult of Matrons: Studies in Early Medieval History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...In 1998 Hilda Ellis Davidson published a book entitled Roles of the Northern Goddess. The unspoken implication of its title is that there was a northern goddess, that the various goddesses Davidson discusses were in some way parts...

Anselm of Canterbury (1033–1109)

Richard Cross

Richard Cross is John O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. He has published widely on the history of philosophical theology, and his books include Duns Scotus (1999), The Metaphysics of the Incarnation (2002) and Duns Scotus on God (2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Medieval Christian Philosophers : An Introduction

I.B.Tauris, 2014

Book chapter

...The period from 1050 to 1200, the topic of my first two chapters, is best thought of as a period of consolidation: the sustained and systematic reflection on available material – much the same material as was in circulation 400 years...

The Prelude to War: 1449–55

David Grummitt

David Grummitt is the Head of the School of Humanities at the Canterbury Christ Church University. He is the author of The Calais Garrison: War and Military Service in England, 1436-1558 (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Short History of the Wars of the Roses

I.B.Tauris, 2013

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...The parliament that assembled at Westminster on 6 November 1449 did so amidst the news of the fall of Rouen, capital of Lancastrian Normandy, to Charles VII and the ignominious flight of the English Lieutenant-General, Edmund Beaufort, Duke...

The King’s Mother: 1461–1464

J. L. Laynesmith

J. L. Laynesmith is Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Reading, UK. She is the author of The Last Medieval Queens: English Queenship, 1445-1503 (2004), joint winner of the Longman-History Today Book of the Year Award 2005. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cecily Duchess of York

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...T. B. Dilks, ed., Bridgwater Borough Archives 1445–1468, Somerset Record Society 60 (1948), 118.Cecill the Kyngis moder Duchesse of York To alle thoos that thees oure lettres shall see or here Greting.For the first four years of Edward IV’s...