A Major Re Examination Of An Important Period In British History Includes Such Famous Figures As Hengest, Aethelburh, Enfleda, Alfred The Great And Many Right Up To The Last Anglo Saxon King, Harold GodwinesonThe Anglo Saxon Era Is One Of The Most Important In English History, Covering The Period From The End Of Roman Authority In The British Isles To The Norman Conquest Of 1066 In Which The Very Idea Of England Was Born In The Kings Queens Of Anglo Saxon England, Venning Examines The Rulers Of Anglo Saxon England, Beginning With The Legendary Leaders Of The Anglo Saxon Invasion As Hengest And Horsa Or Cerdic And Cynric And Moving On Through Such Figures As Aethelbert Of Kent, The First King To Be Converted To Christianity And His Daughter Aethelburh, Whose Marriage Began The Conversion Of Northumbria, To Alfred Of Wessex And His Dynasty, The Viking Invasions, And The Last Of The Anglo Saxon Kings, Harold Godwineson.
Dr Timothy Venning is a freelance researcher and author He studied history at Kings College, London to PhD level, winning the London University History Prize in 1979 He has written articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, as well as a book on Oliver Cromwell and reference works on British office holders and the chronology of the Byzantine Empire He also contributes to major biographic
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- The Kings and Queens of Anglo-Saxon England
- Timothy Venning
- 16 May 2019 Timothy Venning