Wessex

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Bloomsbury Academic, 1995 - History - 367 pages
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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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Barbara Yorke is Professor of Early Medieval History at King Alfred's College, Winchester. She has worked widely on topics relating to Anglo-Saxon England, but has a particular interest in the history of royal houses and the kingdom of Wessex. Previous books include Kings and Kingdoms of Early Anglo-Saxon England (1990) and Wessex in the Early Middle Ages (1995). She is currently working on the topic of conversion and the early medieval royal courts.

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