A&C Black, 1995 M08 1 - 256 pages
Wessex is central to the study of early medieval English history; it was the dynasty which created the kingdom of England. This volume uses archaeological and place-name evidence to present an authoritative account of the most significant of the English Kingdoms.
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Abingdon AEthelred Æthelweard AEthelwold Aldhelm Alfred Alfred's Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Anglo-Saxon England Anglo-Saxon period Arch Archaeology areas Asser Athelstan Attenborough B.A.E. Yorke Bede Berkshire Biddle bishop British Brooks Burghal Hidage burhs burial Cadbury Celtic cemetery centres Cenwalh charters Christian Cnut conquest Devon Domesday Book Dorset Dumnonia Dumville ealdorman early eastern Wessex ecclesiastical Edward the Elder eighth century estates evidence Excavations Exeter Finberg foundation Germanic Gildas Glastonbury Hampshire Hamwic Hants hides History Ine's Isle of Wight Keynes and Lapidge King Æthelred king's kingdom land late Roman late Saxon later Anglo-Saxon Malmesbury manor Medieval Mercian minster churches monastery monastic ninth century nunneries Old Minster original pagan place-names pottery probably province Rahtz recorded region reign Roman Britain royal house saints Saxon period seems settlement seventh century Sherborne shires Silchester sixth Somerset Southampton tenth thegns towns upper Thames Viking Wareham Wessex West Saxon kings western Wilts Wiltshire Winchester