Culture in early Anglo-Saxon England
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Culture in early Anglo-Saxon England a study with illustrations by Daisy Elizabeth Martin-Clarke

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Published by Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


  • Civilization, Anglo-Saxon.,
  • Great Britain -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

StatementD. Elizabeth Martin-Clarke.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 100 p., [19] p. of plates :
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16340602M

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The strongest ties in Anglo-Saxon society were to kin and lord. The ties of loyalty were to the person of a lord, not to his station. There was no real concept of patriotism or loyalty to a cause. This explains why dynasties waxed and waned so quickly. A kingdom was only as strong as its war-leader. Jun 07,  · 'outstanding one of the most valuable contributions ever made to our knowledge of the history of our own land' English Historical Review This book covers the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms to the establishment of the Anglo-Norman monarchy in Professor Stenton examines the development of English society, from the growth of royal power to the establishment of feudalism /5(3). Feb 01,  · Firstly, ‘the history of the late Anglo-Saxon episcopate as a whole has never been the subject of a full-length study’ (p. 2). Secondly, studies have relied ‘to one degree or another on Anglo-Norman views in their assessments of the Anglo-Saxon Church in general and the construction of holiness in particular’ (p. 4).Author: Thomas Pickles. I had the advantage of having written another book The Anglo-Saxon Age: The Birth of England for Amberley, and so I had a good store of useful information. The ‘ Facts’ is not a recapitulation of the previous book, but it does follow a similar chronological sequence, which helps to order the facts. Although the early Anglo-Saxons.