Post-classical history



Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Two of the Saxon Chronicles parallel, ed. Earle and Plummer, OUP 1952, 2 vols.

Ælfric, Colloquy, ed. G. A. Garmonsway, Methuen’s Old English Library, 1961.

Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records, 6 vols., George Routledge & Sons, 1931–53.

Asser, Life of King Alfred, ed. and trans. Simon Keynes and Michael Lapidge, Penguin, London 1983.

The Chronicle of Battle Abbey, ed. and trans. Eleanor Searle, Oxford Medieval Texts, Oxford University Press 1980.

Bede, A History of the English Church and People, trans. Leo Sherley-Price, Penguin, London 1955.

Beowulf and The Fight at Finnesburg, ed. Fr. Klaeber, D. C. Heath & Co., 1950.

R. W. Chambers, England Before the Norman Conquest, Longmans, London 1926.

Domesday Book: a complete translation, ed. Ann Williams and G. H. Martin, Penguin, London 2003.

Eadmer, History of Recent Events in England, trans. Geoffrey Bosanquet, The Cresset Press 1964.

Encomium Emmae Reginae, ed. Alistair Campbell, Cambridge University Press 1998.

English Historical Documents:.

500–1042, ed. Dorothy Whitelock, Eyre Methuen, London 1955. 1042–1189, ed. David C. Douglas and George W. Greenaway, Eyre Methuen, London 1981.

The Life of King Edward who rests at Westminster, ed. and trans. Frank Barlow, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1992.

Guy of Amiens, Carmen de Hastingae Proelio, ed. and trans. Frank Barlow, Clarendon Press 1999.

Henry of Huntingdon, The History of the English People, ed. and trans. D. Greenway, Oxford Medieval Texts, Oxford University Press 1996.

King Harald’s Saga, trans. Magnus Magnusson and Hermann Pálsson, Penguin, London 1966.

Orderic Vitalis, The Ecclesiastical History, books III and IV (vol. II), ed. and trans. Marjorie Chibnall, Oxford Medieval Texts, Oxford University Press 2002.

Orkneyinga Saga, the history of the Earls of Orkney, trans. Hermann Pálsson and Paul Edwards, Penguin, London 1978.

The Waltham Chronicle, ed. and trans. Leslie Watkiss and Marjorie Chibnall, Oxford Medieval Texts, Oxford University Press 1994.

William of Malmesbury, The History of the English Kings, i, ed. and trans. R. A. B. Mynors, R. M. Thomson and M. Winterbottom, Oxford Medieval Texts, Oxford University Press 1998.

William of Poitiers, Gesta Guillelmi, ed. and trans. R. H. C. Davis and Marjorie Chibnall, Oxford Medieval Texts, Oxford University Press 1998.

David M. Wilson, The Bayeux Tapestry, Thames and Hudson, London 2004.


Frank Barlow, Edward the Confessor, Eyre Methuen, London 1979.

Frank Barlow, The English Church 10001066, Longman, London 1979.

Frank Barlow, The Godwins: the Rise and Fall of a Noble Dynasty, Pearson Longman, London 2002.

David Bates, William the Conqueror, Tempus Publishing, Stroud 2004.

David Bates, Normandy Before 1066, Longmans, London 1982.

R. Howard Bloch, A Needle in the Right Hand of God, Random House, New York 2006.

Andrew Bridgeford, 1066: The Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry, Harper Perennial, London 2004.

F. W. Brooks, The Battle of Stamford Bridge, East Yorkshire Local History Society, York 1956.

R. Allen Brown, The Normans and the Norman Conquest, The Boydell Press, Woodbridge 1985.

A. H. Burne, The Battlefields of England, Penguin, London 2002.

James Campbell, The Anglo-Saxon State, Hambledon Press, London 2000.

James Campbell, Essays in Anglo-Saxon History, Hambledon Press, London 1986.

James Campbell, ed., The Anglo-Saxons, Penguin Books, London 1991.

Marjorie Chibnall, The Debate on the Norman Conquest, Manchester University Press 1999.

J. H. Clapham, ‘The Horsing of the Danes’, English Historical Review XXV (1910), 287–93.

Peter A. Clarke, The English Nobility under Edward the Confessor, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1994.

C. R. Dodwell, Anglo-Saxon Art: A New Perspective, Cornell University Press, Ithaca 1982.

David C. Douglas, William the Conqueror, University of California Press, Berkeley & Los Angeles 1964.

E. A. Freeman, The History of the Norman Conquest of England, its Causes and Results, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1867–79, 6 vols. (especially vols. 2 and 3).

Richard Gameson ed., The Study of the Bayeux Tapestry, The Boydell Press, Woodbridge 1997.

Paul Hill, The Road to Hastings: The Politics of Power in Anglo-Saxon England, Tempus Publishing, Stroud 2005.

C. Warren Hollister, Anglo-Saxon Military Institutions on the Eve of the Norman Conquest, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1962.

Eric John, ‘Edward the Confessor and the Norman Succession’, English Historical Review, 371 (1979), 241–67.

Charles Jones, The Forgotten Battle of Fulford, Tempus Publishing, Stroud 2007.

Sten Körner, The Battle of Hastings, England and Europe 1035–1066, Skånska Centraltryckeriet, Lund 1964.

Ryan Lavelle, Æthelred II, King of the English 9781016, Tempus Publishing, Stroud 2002.

M. K. Lawson, The Battle of Hastings 1066, Tempus Publishing, Stroud 2002.

M. K. Lawson, Cnut, England’s Viking King, Tempus Publishing, Stroud 2004.

Charles H. Lemmon, The Field of Hastings, St Leonards-on-Sea 1970.

H. R. Loyn, Anglo-Saxon England and the Norman Conquest, Longmans Green, London 1966.

Frank McLynn, 1066: The Year of the Three Battles, Pimlico, London 1999.

Emma Mason, St Wulfstan of Worcester, c.1005–1095, Oxford 1990.

Stephen Morillo, ed., The Battle of Hastings, sources and interpretations, The Boydell Press, Woodbridge 1999.

Catherine Morton, ‘Pope Alexander II and the Norman Conquest’, Latomus, XXXIV, Tournai 1975, 362–82.

Gale R. Owen-Crocker, King Harold II and the Bayeux Tapestry, The Boydell Press, Woodbridge 2005.

J. H. Round, Feudal England, Allen and Unwin, London 1964.

Pauline Stafford, Queen Emma and Queen Edith, Oxford 1997.

Sir Frank Stenton, Anglo-Saxon England, The Oxford History of England, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1962.

Sir Frank Stenton, ed., The Bayeux Tapestry, a comprehensive survey, Phaidon Press, London 1965.

Matthew Strickland ed., Anglo-Norman Warfare: studies in late Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman Warfare, The Boydell Press, Woodbridge 1992.

Victoria Thompson, Dying and Death in Later Anglo-Saxon England, The Boydell Press, Woodbridge 2004.

Ian W. Walker, Harold: The Last Anglo-Saxon King, Sutton Publishing, Stroud 2004.

Dorothy Whitelock, The Beginnings of English Society, The Pelican History of England, London 1954.

Whitelock, Douglas, Lemmon and Barlow, The Norman Conquest: Its Setting and Impact, Eyre and Spottiswoode, London 1966.

Ann Williams, The English and the Norman Conquest, Boydell and Brewer, Woodbridge 1995.

Ann Williams, Kingship and Government in Pre-Conquest England, c.500–1066, Macmillan 1999.

David M. Wilson, The Anglo-Saxons, Penguin, London 1972.

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