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Living Near the Sea: The Organisation of Frisia in Early Medieval Times

Egge Knol

in Power and Place in Europe in the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266588
eISBN:
9780191896040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266588.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Across the North Sea from England was a land that was known in the early Middle Ages, as part of it is today, as Frisia. This largely marshy land was a good place to live for those who managed to ... More


Kinship and Lordship in Early Medieval England: The Story of Sigeberht, Cynewulf, and Cyneheard

Stephen D. White

in Old English Literature: Critical Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091397
eISBN:
9780300129113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091397.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

This chapter examines the story of Sigeberht, Cynewulf, and Cyneheard to understand kinship and lordship in early medieval England. It analyzes the plot of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle entry for 757 and ... More


People in the landscape: the development of territorial structures in early medieval western Wessex and beyond

Stephen Rippon

in Making Sense of an Historic Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533787
eISBN:
9780191804366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533787.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Chapters 8 and 9 looked at the sources and methods used to reconstruct early territorial arrangements across part of western Wessex and eastern Dumnonia. This revealed how the parishes which are ... More


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