1066 - 940th Anniversary Special
with Dr Sam Newton
at Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo (map)
|10.00||Coffee on arrival|
|10.15||Cnut’s Anglo-Scandinavian Empire|
|11.30||The Last of the Line of Ælfred|
|14:00||The Triumph of Harald Godwinsson|
|15:15||The Triumph of the Normans|
Sam Newton was awarded his Ph.D in 1991 and published his first book, The Origins of Beowulf and the pre-Viking Kingdom of East Anglia, in 1993. Since then he has been researching, lecturing, and writing as an independent scholar in Early Medieval Studies. His latest book, The Reckoning of King Rædwald, was published in 2003. He is also now a Director of Wuffing Education, NADFAS lecturer, and Time Team historian.
Allen Brown, R., The Normans and the Norman Conquest (London 1969).
Allen Brown, R., The Normans (Woodbridge 1984).
Barlow, F., Edward the Confessor (Yale 1997).
Barlow, F., The Godwins (Perarson Longman 2002).
Brooke, C., The Saxon and Norman Kings (Glasgow 1963).
DeVries, K., The Norwegian Invasion of England in 1066 (Woodbridge 1999).
Higham, N., The Death of Anglo-Saxon England (Stroud 1997).
Magnusson, Magnus, & Hermann Pálsson, King Harald's Saga (Penguin Classics 1966).
Muntz, H., The Golden Warrior: the story of Harold and William (Chatto & Windus 1950).
Swanton, M.(ed.), The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (Dent 1996; Phoenix 2000).
Williams, A., The English and the Norman Conquest (Woodbridge 1995).
Please phone or email to check the availability of places and then send the application form and a cheque for £38, payable to Wuffing Education to:
4 Hilly Fields,
Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 4DX
(tel : 01394 386498)