The Splintered Kingdom

Author: James Aitcheson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409052117
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north-east England and left a lasting mark both on the region itself and on our
perceptions of the Normans. It is this critical but littleknown chapter of the
Conquest that forms the backdrop for The Splintcred Kingdom. As in Sworn
Sword, several of the characters in this novel are based on real historical persons
. ... including the rebellion of Wild Eadric in conjunction with his Welsh allies, the
Battle of Mechain, the arrival of the Danish fleet (in real life commanded firstly by
King Sweyn's ...

The Wake

Author: Paul Kingsnorth
Publisher: Graywolf Press
ISBN: 1555979076
Size: 40.78 MB
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In The Wake, a postapocalyptic novel set a thousand years in the past, Paul Kingsnorth brings this dire scenario back to us through the eyes of the unforgettable Buccmaster, a proud landowner bearing witness to the end of his world.

Growing Up Viking

Author: Ieda Jonasdottir Herman
ISBN: 9780998281650
Size: 22.36 MB
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Childhood memories of growing up in the freedom and hardship of 1930's Iceland recalled by a WWII war bride after 65 years in the United States.


Author: Michael Kenneth Lawson
Publisher: Tempus Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780752429649
Size: 52.23 MB
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King Cnut ruled England from 1017 to 1035 and left behind him a legacy of peace, law and order.


Author: Justin Hill
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748120009
Size: 11.92 MB
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A Sunday Times Book of the Year 'Justin Hill's Shieldwall . . . superbly evoked the wordplay of the period's poetry as it unfolds a compelling story of Earl Godwin's battles against the Norse' The year is 1016 and England burns while the ...

I Am The Chosen King

Author: Helen Hollick
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402263125
Size: 69.97 MB
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Helen Hollick is a consummate storyteller." "An epic work, grand and sweeping. I've read many versions of the events of 1066 but this is one of the best." (This book was previously published in the U.K. as HAROLD THE KING)

The History Of English Law Before The Time Of Edward I

Author: Frederick Pollock
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
ISBN: 1584777184
Size: 78.52 MB
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The first volume traces this history. The second volume treats the doctrines of the common law, including tenure, the law of personal condition, status and estate, and the jurisdiction and communities of the land.

A Dictionary Of English Surnames

Author: Percy Hide Reaney
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 041505737X
Size: 37.81 MB
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This classic dictionary explains the origins of over 16,000 names in current English use.


Author: Peter Rex
Publisher: Tempus Pub Limited
Size: 14.32 MB
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In this book Peter Rex brings the historical figure of Hereward out of the realms of fiction and folklore.