Journals Higher Education

$45.00

Paperback

07 October 2004

264 Pages | 7 maps, 16 halftones

5-1/4 x 7-7/8 inches

ISBN: 9780195179446


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Bloodfeud

Murder and Revenge in Anglo-Saxon England

Richard Fletcher

A treacherous murder in northern England on an early spring day in 1016 is used to introduce readers to the world of the aristocratic men and women of Anglo-Saxon England, their violence, their piety, their assumptions and experiences, their hopes and fears. In this book, award-winning author Richard Fletcher illuminates British society and politics in the years around the Norman Conquest, threading together scanty documentary evidence to produce a rich narrative.

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