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Northumbria, 500-1100: Creation And Destruction Of A Kingdom
This book traces the rise and fall of the kingdom of Northumbria, in a broader European context. It examines the ethnic, political, social and religious changes that (after the end of the Roman Empire) transformed the large and disparate area between the Humber and the Firth of Forth into one of the most powerful kingdoms of early medieval England. It also examines the sub ...more
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by Cambridge University Press
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A real pulse-pounding, heart-racing journey through this ancient kingdom. All the thrills, illuminated manuscripts and stone carvings you could ask for. If you only read one book about medieval Northumbria this year, make sure it's this one.