These grants include lands in Essex, Middlesex and Kent that were donated by several seventh-century East Saxon, West Saxon and Mercian kings.26 Barking has ...
Author: Elisabeth Van Houts
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
This volume demonstrates the vitality and range of studies in the area. It begins with an appropriately timely chapter on the Magna Carta, the Allen Brown Memorial Lecture, given by John Hudson. Further topics include seals; English towns and urban society after the Norman Conquest; the records of Barking Abbey; the Bayeux Tapestry; monastic writing; and medical practitioners in Normandy. Contributors: Anna Sapir Abulafia, Casey Beaumont, Elma Brenner, Giles Gasper, Kate Hammond, John Hudson, Alan Murray, Jean-François Nieus, Jonathan Paletta, Susan Raich, Luigi Rosso, Miri Rubin, Hugh Thomas.