The Earliest English Kings by D. P. KirbyThe Earliest English Kings by D. P. Kirby

The Earliest English Kings

byD. P. KirbyEditorD. P. Kirby

Hardcover | July 11, 2000

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The Earliest English Kingsis 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.
Title:The Earliest English KingsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:284 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.8 inPublished:July 11, 2000Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:041524210x

ISBN - 13:9780415242103


Editorial Reviews

"In a soft-voiced fashion this book offers a strong revisionism of Anglo-Saxon history in the centuries between the creation of the early kingdoms and the emergence of Wessex under Alfred the Great."-"Albion "- Provides in a readable and accessible form a political history of the early Anglo-Saxon kingdoms to the death of Alfred.."-"Medieval History "A good example of scholarship presented in an accessible and intellectually stimulating way.."-"ITeaching History