Warrior Kings of Saxon England

Ralph Whitlock

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Warrior Kings of Saxon England

Warrior Kings of Saxon England By Ralph Whitlock Warrior Kings of Saxon England Hardcover book with dust jacket is the history of ancient warrior kings in Saxon England pages

  • Title: Warrior Kings of Saxon England
  • Author: Ralph Whitlock
  • ISBN: 9780880296731
  • Page: 102
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Warrior Kings of Saxon England By Ralph Whitlock Hardcover book with dust jacket is the history of ancient warrior kings in Saxon England 160 pages.
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    One thought on “Warrior Kings of Saxon England

    1. Bookendsused Pefferly on said:

      So far this is a riveting telling of the Saxon Kings that ruled England prior to the Norman invasion Whitlock does an excellent job of placing you into the time and surroundings His take on the humanity of each king really breathes life into the narrative At 150 pages it is rather dense but worth the time.It is worth the read if just for the section p 20 on the conversion to Christianity of the Anglo Saxons and the ramifications that had on English history Whitlock shows how progressive a nation [...]

    2. Michael Smith on said:

      The author is apparently a well regarded local historian in the south central part of England which used to comprise Wessex, realm of Alfred the Great Here he provides a graceful, enthusiastic, generally non technical survey of the Anglo Saxon period of his country s history, from the landing of Cerdic the Saxon in the late 5th century though, puzzlingly, he has a Celtic name through the reign of Edmund Ironside than five hundred years later The focus, naturally, is on the Saxon settlement proc [...]

    3. Jerod on said:

      Short and readable, this was just what I was looking for when I wanted to learn about the House of Wessex It focuses on the kingly qualities of each monarch, particularly as these pertained to the defense against Viking invasions It is thankfully short on social history.

    4. Dave on said:

      This is a slim but indispensable volume on the warrior kings of Saxon England.

    5. William Harris on said:

      Concise history from Hengist through the Norman conquest Well researched and informative.

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