Description - Nunneries and the Anglo-Saxon Royal Houses by Barbara Yorke
All too often the roles of such women in church and state have been underplayed in conventional ecclesiastical and political histories; this title hopes to restore some of the respect that these powerful women undoubtedly enjoyed in their own lifetimes.
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(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
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Author Biography - Barbara Yorke
Barbara Yorke is Professor of Early Medieval History at King Alfred's College, Winchester. Previous books include Kings and Kingdoms of Early Anglo-Saxon England (1990) and Wessex in the Early Middle Ages (1995).