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Title Edward the Elder, 899-924 / edited by N.J. Higham and D.H. Hill
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 320 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents 1. Edward the Elder's reputation: an introduction / Nick Higham -- 2. What is not known about the reign of Edward the Elder / James Campbell -- 3. Edward as AEtheling / Barbara Yorke -- 4. Edward, king of the Anglo-Saxons / Simon Keynes -- 5. The coinage of Edward the Elder / Stewart Lyon -- 6. The West Saxon tradition of dynastic marriage: with special reference to Edward the Elder / Sheila Sharp -- 7. View from the West: an Irish perspective on West Saxon dynastic practice / Alex Woolf -- 8. Gloucester and the New Minster of St Oswald / Carolyn Heighway -- 9. AElfwynn, second lady of the Mercians / Maggie Bailey -- 10. Edward the Elder's Danelaw / Lesley Abrams -- 11. The shiring of Mercia -- again / David Hill
Summary Edward the Elder, son and successor of King Alfred, was one of the greatest architects of the English state and yet is one of the most neglected kings of English history. During his 24-year reign, Edward led a series of successful campaigns against the Vikings and by the time of his death controlled most of southern and midland England, with his influence also felt in Wales and the north. Edward the Elder is a timely reassessment of his reign and helps to restore this ruler to his rightful place in English history. The period of Edward's reign is notably lacking in primary materia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Edward, King of England, -924.
Edouard l'Ancien, (870-924; roi d'Angleterre) -- pensée politique et sociale -- congrès.
Eduard Wessex, König.
Edward, King of England, -924.
Anglo-Saxons -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Higham, N. J.
Hill, David, 1937 July 15-
ISBN 1136349413