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Marlow Archaeology

01628 523896

September 2019

Anglo-Saxon Estates and Defences: thoughts on Wessex and the Thames Valley.

September 12 at 8:00 pm
Liston Hall Marlow, SL7 1DD United Kingdom + Google Map
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 A talk by Dr Ryan Lavelle  (Reader in Early Medieval History, University of Winchester)   This talk will investigate royal landholding in Anglo-Saxon Wessex, and politics and warfare in 9th to 11th century England. The subject has local appeal as Cookham was a royal estate in the Anglo-Saxon period with an early minster, then a burghal hidage fort of Alfred the Great in defence against Viking raids.    An internationally-recognised expert in Anglo-Saxon Winchester and King Alfred, Ryan is the…

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