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Introduction

Stephen Baxter

in The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230983
eISBN:
9780191710940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230983.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the Old English Vision of Earl Leofric, a remarkable text which was written shortly after Leofric died in 1057, and which describes four visions which the ... More


The Identity of the House of Leofwine

Stephen Baxter

in The Earls of Mercia: Lordship and Power in Late Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230983
eISBN:
9780191710940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230983.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter uses a prosopographical approach to explore the course of English politics between 994 and 1066 from a new perspective. It reconstructs the careers of Ealdorman Leofwine and his ... More


The Aristocracy in ‘Carolingian’ England

Peter Coss

in The Aristocracy in England and Tuscany, 1000 - 1250

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198846963
eISBN:
9780191881916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846963.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

Chapter 9 argues that late Anglo-Saxon England was a state of the ‘Carolingian’ type. Lordship was fully integrated into the judicial system and public authority played a major part in legitimating ... More


Roads to Cassino

Peter Caddick-Adams

in Monte Cassino: Ten Armies in Hell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199974641
eISBN:
9780190254605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199974641.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on events that culminated in one of the most brutal campaigns of World War II: the battles of Monte Cassino, which would be fought over five months in 1943–1944, through winter ... More


A Very British Way of War

Peter Caddick-Adams

in Monte Cassino: Ten Armies in Hell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199974641
eISBN:
9780190254605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199974641.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes Britain's military strategy during World War II, with particular emphasis on Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, commander of 15th Army Group, now called the Allied Armies ... More


Trouble in the Liri

Peter Caddick-Adams

in Monte Cassino: Ten Armies in Hell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199974641
eISBN:
9780190254605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199974641.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Allies' encounter with German forces in the Liri valley during the Monte Cassino campaign in World War II. For the Allied forces, the valley below the monastery was the ... More


Roads from Rome

Peter Caddick-Adams

in Monte Cassino: Ten Armies in Hell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199974641
eISBN:
9780190254605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199974641.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the aftermath of the Monte Cassino battles during World War II, with particular reference to the fates of those who fought with the Allies against Germany. Allied soldiers were ... More


Rites for dedicating churches in Anglo-Saxon England

Alfred Rolington

in Liturgy, Architecture, and Sacred Places in Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199270903
eISBN:
9780191804304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199270903.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the rites associated with the dedication of Anglo-Saxon churches. It discusses church dedication in England prior to the mid-tenth century including the use of the Leofric ... More


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