|Author||: Frank M. Stenton|
|Publisher||: Oxford Paperbacks|
|Total Pages||: 822|
|Rating||: 4/5 (92 Downloads)|
Book excerpt: This book covers the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms to the establishment of the Anglo-Norman monarchy in 1087. Professor Stenton examines the development of English society, describes the chief phases in the history of the Anglo-Saxon Church, and studies the unification of Britain begun by the kings of Mercia, and completed by the kings of Wessex. The result is a fascinating insight into this period of English history.