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Title Danes in Wessex : the Scandinavian impact on southern England, c.800-c.1100 / edited by Ryan Lavelle, Simon Roffey.
Imprint Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2015.

Subject Danes -- England -- Wessex -- History.
Wessex (England) -- History.
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.
Scandinavians -- England -- Wessex -- History.
Vikings -- England -- Wessex.
Wessex (England) -- Antiquities.
Alt Name Lavelle, Ryan,
Roffey, Simon,
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Danes in Wessex / Ryan Lavelle and Simon Roffey -- West Saxons and Danes: negotiating identities in the early Middle Ages / Simon Roffey and Ryan Lavelle -- The place of slaughter: exploring the West Saxon battlescape / Thomas J.T. Williams -- A review of Viking attacks in western England to the early tenth century: their motives and responses / Derek Gore -- Landscapes of violence in early Medieval Wessex: towards a reassessment of Anglo-Saxon strategic landscapes / John Baker and Stuart Brookes -- Scandinavian-style metalwork from southern England: new light on the "first Viking age" in Wessex / Jane Kershaw -- Death on the Dorset Ridgeway: the discovery and excavation of an early Medieval mass burial / Angela Boyle -- Law, death and peacemaking in the "second Viking age": an ealdorman, his king, and some "Danes" in Wessex / Ryan Lavelle -- Thorkell the Tall and the bubble reputation: the vicissitudes of fame / Ann Williams -- A place in the country: Orc of Abbotsbury and Tole of Tolpuddle, Dorset / Ann Williams -- Danish landowners in Wessex in 1066 / C.P. Lewis -- Danish royal burials in Winchester: Cnut and his family / Martin Biddle and Birthe Kjlbye-Biddle -- Some observations on Danes in Wessex today / Lillian Cespedes Gonzalez.
Note Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
ISBN 9781782979326 (electronic bk.)
1782979328 (electronic bk.)
9781782979340 (electronic bk.)
1782979344 (electronic bk.)
9781782979319 (pbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 40025727936
OCLC # 925785411
Additional Format Print version: Danes in Wessex. Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2015 9781782979319 (DLC) 2015031241

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