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Author Hunt, John.

Title Warriors, warlords and saints : the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia / John Hunt
Published Warwickshire : West Midlands History Limited, 2016
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Contents Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter One Introduction: Mercia and its People; 1.1 Place-Names and the Anglo-Saxons; Chapter Two The Origins of Mercia; Chapter Three The Kingdom Builders; 3.1 Warriors and Warbands; 3.2 Mercia and the Staffordshire Hoard; Chapter Four Kings, Monks and Saints: the Making of a Christian Kingdom; 4.1 Mercia and the Saints: Presenting Relics; Chapter Five The Age of Æthelbald and Offa; 5.1 Coins, Kings and Trade; Chapter Six Court, Church and Country: Mercian Kingship at Work; 6.1 Offa's Dyke; Chapter Seven Merchants, Markets and the Carolingians
7.1 Lundenwic: the Mercian EntrepôtChapter Eight Art and Society in Anglo-Saxon Mercia; 8.1 The Lichfield Gospels (Gospels of Saint Chad); Chapter Nine The Vineyard of the Lord Devoured by Foxes: a Changing World; 9.1 Repton and the Vikings; Chapter Ten Mercia, Wessex and the Vikings; 10.1 The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, Mercian Identity and the Mercian Register; Chapter Eleven People and Settlement in Anglo-Saxon Mercia; 11.1 Manorial Sites -- New Directions; Chapter Twelve Magnates, Earls and Earldom: a Tale of Two Families; End Notes; Glossary; Further Reading; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 20, 2016)
Subject Civilization, Anglo-Saxon.
Civilization, Anglo-Saxon.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Great Britain.
Mercia (Kingdom) -- History
Europe -- Mercia (Kingdom)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1905036310