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The Earliest English Kings

by D. P. Kirby

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In 865, following over half a century of Viking raiding activity, what contemporaries came to call the 'great heathen army' landed in East Anglia.
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Agilbert

Alberht of East Anglia

Alhfrith

Alhred of Northumbria

Anglo-Saxon Christianity

Anglo-Saxon royal genealogies

Ceolwald of Mercia

Ceolwald of Wessex

Ceolwulf of Lindsey

Ceolwulf of Northumbria

Ceolwulf of Wessex

Christianisation of Anglo-Saxon England

Hædde

Hygeberht

James the Deacon

Jænberht

Kingdom of East Anglia

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The Earliest English Kings is a fascinating survey of Anglo-Saxon History from the sixth century to the eighth century and the death of King Alfred. It explains and explores the 'Heptarchy' or the seven kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England, as well as the various peoples within them, wars, religion, King Offa and the coming of the Vikings. With maps and family trees, this book reveals the complex, distant and tumultuous events of Anglo-Saxon politics.

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This text explains and explores the Heptarchy or seven kingdoms, of Anglo-Saxon England, as well as the various peoples within them, wars, religion, King Offa and the coming of the Vikings.

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