Anglo-Saxon Britain

Grant Allen

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Anglo-Saxon Britain is a book by Canadian writer Grant Allen. It explores the history of the English people and presents a learned, well researched and referenced account of the politics, the conflicts, the culture and language of the early English. It shows how diverse England is as a nation - from the natives who were Iberian in origin, to the the Celts, the Romans, the Anglo-Saxons, the Danes, and the Normans. Chapters include: The Origin of the English; The English by the Shores of the Baltic; The English Settle in Britain; The Colonisation of the Coast; The English in Their New Homes; The Conquest of the Interior; The Nature and Extent of the English Settlement; Heathen England; The Conversion of the English; Rome and Iona; Christian England; The Consolidation of the Kingdoms; The Resistance to the Danes; The Saxons at Bay in Wessex; The Recovery of the North; The Augustan Age and the Later Anglo-Saxon Civilisation; The Decadence; The Anglo-Saxon Language; Anglo-Saxon Nomenclature; Anglo-Saxon Literature; and Anglo-Saxon Influences in Modern Britain.

This book has 57,986 words, and 101 pages in the PDF version.

Production notes: This ebook of Anglo-Saxon Britain was published by Global Grey on the 22nd January 2023. The artwork used for the cover is 'St. Mary's Abbey, York' by Michael Angelo Rooker.

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