King Alfred: Cakes and Ravens
with Dr Sam Newton
at Tranmer House, Sutton Hoo (map)
|10.00||Coffee on arrival|
|10.15||The Coming of the Danes|
|11.30||King Alfred and the Cakes|
|14:00||The Capture of the Raven Banner|
|15:15||King Alfred and the Making of England|
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 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.
Backhouse, J. (ed.), The Golden Age of Anglo-Saxon Art (British Museum, 1984).
Harrison, H., The Hammer and the Cross ( Legend 1993).
Jones, G., A History of the Vikings (2nd Edition, Oxford 1984).
Keynes, S., & M. Lapidge (ed. & tr.), Alfred the Great: Asser’s Life of King Alfred and other contemporary sources (Penguin Classics 1983).
Magnusson, Magnus, Vikings! (1980, BBC Classics 1992).
Smyth, A., Scandinavian Kings in the British Isles 850-880 (Oxford 1977).
Smyth, A., King Alfred the Great (Oxford 1995).
Swanton, M., The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (Phoenix 2000)
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