By Nicholas Brooks
During this selection of essays Nicholas Brooks explores the various earliest and so much problematic assets, either written and archaeological, for early English heritage. In his palms, the constitution and capabilities of Anglo-Saxon foundation tales and charters (whether actual or cast) light up English political and social constructions, in addition to ecclesiastical, city and rural landscapes. in addition to formerly released essays, Anglo-Saxon Myths: kingdom and Church, 400-1066 features a new account of the English foundation fable and a evaluate of the advancements within the examine of Anglo-Saxon charters during the last twenty years.
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T. Mommsen (Chronica Minora, III, M G H Auctores antiquissimi, XIII, Berlin, 1898); The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, trans. D. Whitelock et al. N. Dumville, 'The Anglian Collection of Royal Genealogies and Regnal Lists', Anglo-Saxon England, 5 (1976), pp. 23-50. 5 W. Levison, England and the Continent in the Eighth Century (Oxford, 1946), pp. 270-3, 277, citing Annales iuv. mai. (MGH SS, i), 87; Ann. Lind. et Cant. (MGH SS, iv), 2; and Fleury annals in L. Delisle, Catalogue des mss des fonds Libri et Barrois (Paris, 1888), pp.
M . L a p i d g e , ' D o m i n i c of Evesham's Vita S. Ecgwini', Analecta Bollandiana, 96 (1978), pp. 65-104. 59 S 54, 78, 79, 80, 8 1 , 8 3 , 97, 112, 115, 191, 203, 226, 873, 935, 957, 991, 1026, 1052, 1053, 1057, 1058, 1174, 1175, 1214, 1123, 1238, 1398, 1479. I m p o r t a n t work on the E v e s h a m cartularies has b e e n d o n e by H . B . Clark, 'Early Surveys of E v e s h a m A b b e y ' (unpublished P h . D . thesis, University of Birmingham, 1977). 60 E a d m e r , Historia Novorum in Anglia, ed.
T . Clanchy, From Memory to Written Record (London, 1979), p p . H. Sawyer, Anglo-Saxon Charters: An Annotated List and Bibliography (London, 1968), p p . 298-343. 43 H. Silvestre, 'Le probleme des faux au moyen age', Moyen Age, 66 (1960), p p . 362-6. L. 46 But the great age of forgery is agreed to lie between the late eleventh and the late twelfth century. '47 The phenomenon is Europe-wide, not limited to any one kingdom, province or region. It is undoubtedly a reflection of the growing use of written records and therefore of the growing awareness of the inadequacy of the records already possessed.
Anglo-Saxon Myths: State and Church, 400-1066 by Nicholas Brooks