The Anglo-Saxon Avon Valley Frontier: A River of Two Halves

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This ground-breaking exploration of the Anglo-Saxon 'Avon valley frontier', combines archaeology and documentary sources, to present a case for remarkable continuity during the Dark Age and Anglo-Saxon period. Based on research in the department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic History at Cambridge University, this study explores the evidence of archaeology, chronicles, charters and place-names to analyse the history of the 'Bristol Avon' as a frontier from the 4th to the 11th century. The result is a regional history ...

The Anglo-Saxon Avon Valley Frontier: A River of Two Halves 2014, Fonthill Media, Toadsmoor Road

ISBN-13: 9781781552827

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