The Earliest English Kings

David P. Kirby

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The Earliest English Kings

The Earliest English Kings By David P. Kirby The Earliest English Kings The Earliest English Kings is a fascinating survey of Anglo Saxon History from the sixth century to the eighth century and the death of King Alfred It explains and explores the Heptarchy or the seven

  • Title: The Earliest English Kings
  • Author: David P. Kirby
  • ISBN: 9780415242110
  • Page: 182
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Earliest English Kings By David P. Kirby The Earliest English Kings is a fascinating survey of Anglo Saxon History from the sixth century to the eighth century and the death of King Alfred It explains and explores the Heptarchy or the seven kingdoms of Anglo Saxon England, as well as the various peoples within them, wars, religion, King Offa and the coming of the Vikings With maps and family trees, this bookThe Earliest English Kings is a fascinating survey of Anglo Saxon History from the sixth century to the eighth century and the death of King Alfred It explains and explores the Heptarchy or the seven kingdoms of Anglo Saxon England, as well as the various peoples within them, wars, religion, King Offa and the coming of the Vikings With maps and family trees, this book reveals the complex, distant and tumultuous events of Anglo Saxon politics.
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    1. Sonya on said:

      A very thorough, dense, not for the general public work However, it does give a lot of information for the period after the Romans left England to the reign of Alfred the Great and the coming of the Vikings It breaks down each of the kingdoms and covers the political movements within them and also between them The A S period has often been neatly divided into a heptarchy but Kirby shows that the borders of the kingdoms were constantly changing Reading about this period before taking on this work [...]

    2. Eric Layton on said:

      A touch on the dry textbook ish side however, informative and well researched.

    3. Áine on said:

      Plenty of historical information, but found it difficult to get through because it was very dry.

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