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Edward the Confessor: Last of the Royal Blood

Tom Licence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300211542
eISBN:
9780300255584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211542.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

One of the last kings of Anglo-Saxon England, Edward the Confessor regained the throne for the House of Wessex and is the only English monarch to have been canonized. Often cast as a reluctant ruler, ... More


William of Newburgh: The History of English Affairs Book I

P. G. Walsh and M. J. Kennedy

in William of Newburgh: The History of English Affairs: Book 1

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856683053
eISBN:
9781800342835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856683053.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter details the text and translation of William of Newburgh's History of English Affairs, Book I. After his introductory chapters on the first three Norman kings, William devoted a further ... More


Introduction: On the Study of Cnut

Timothy Bolton

in Cnut the Great

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300208337
eISBN:
9780300226256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208337.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This introductory chapter discusses the significance of analyzing the life story of Cnut, one of the most fascinating of the pre-Conquest kings of England. His life offers several new ways of ... More


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