The Medieval Landscape of Wessex (Oxbow Monographs in Archaeology) pdf epub fb2

The Medieval Landscape of Wessex (Oxbow Monographs in Archaeology) by Michael Aston, Carenza Lewis pdf epub fb2

The Medieval Landscape of Wessex (Oxbow Monographs in Archaeology) Author: Michael Aston, Carenza Lewis
Title: The Medieval Landscape of Wessex (Oxbow Monographs in Archaeology)
ISBN: 0946897786
ISBN13: 978-0946897780
Other Formats: lrf azw lit txt
Pages: 284 pages
Publisher: Oxbow Books (February 1, 1995)
Language: English
Category: History
Size PDF version: 1674 kb
Size EPUB version: 1279 kb
Subcategory: Europe




Wessex formed the heartland of Alfred the Great's kingdom, and continued to wield immense economic power long into the Middle Ages with many extensive and wealthy royal and ecclelesiastical estates. Contributors to this collection of 13 papers on the medieval landscape of Wessex include: B Eagles (The Archaeological evidence for settlement in the 5th to 7th centuries); D Hinton (The archaeology of 8th- to 11th-century Wessex); P Hase (The Church in the Wessex heartlands); D Hooke (The administrative and settlement framework of early medieval Wessex); M Costen (Settlement in Wessex in the 10th century); J Bond (Forests, chases, warrens and parks); J Hare (Agriculture and settlement in Wiltshire and Hampshire); C Lewis (The medieval settlment of Wiltshire); M Hughes (Towns and villages in medieval Hampshire); C Taylor (The regular village plan); M Aston (Medieval settlement in Somerset); S Rippon (Medieval wetland reclamation); R Croft (Protecting medieval settlement sites).