The Irish Church in Eastern England
with Dr Sam Newton
in The Old Court, Sutton Hoo (map)
|10.00||Coffee on arrival|
|10.15||The Island of Saints and Scholars|
|11.45||The Coming of St Fursey|
|12.45||Lunch break (bring picnic or eat in NT restaurant)|
|14:00||The Coming of St Cedd|
|15:15||St Cædmon and the Power of Poetry|
Sam Newton was awarded his Ph.D at UEA in 1991 and is the author of The Origins of Beowulf and the pre-Viking Kingdom of East Anglia (1993) and The Reckoning of King Rædwald, (2003). He has lectured widely around the country as an independent scholar and has also contributed to many radio and television programmes. He is also a Director of Wuffing Education, NADFAS lecturer, and Time Team historian.
Alexander, M., The First Poems in English (Penguin Classics 2008)
Blair, J., The Church in Anglo-Saxon Society (Oxford 2005)
Brooks, N., Anglo-Saxon Myths of State and Church (Hambledon 2000).
Brown, Michelle P., How Christianity came to Britain and Ireland (Lion Hudson 2006)
Farmer, D.H., The Oxford Dictionary of Saints (Oxford University Press, 1978).
Gallyon, M., The Early Church in Eastern England (Lavenham 1973)
Hoggett, R., The Archaeology of the East Anglian Conversion (Woodbridge 2010)
Kirby, D.P., The Earliest English Kings (London 1991)
Mayr-Harting, H., The Coming of Christianity to Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford 1977)
McClure, J. & R.Collins, (eds.), Bede: the Ecclesiastical History of the English People (Oxford 1999)
Morris, J., The Age of Arthur: A History of the British Isles from 350 to 650, Vol. 3, Church, Society and Economy (London & Chichester 1977)
Scarfe, N., The Suffolk Landscape (Hodder & Stoughton 1972, Alastair 1986)
Scarfe, N., Suffolk in the Middle Ages (Boydell 1986)
Warner, P., The Origins of Suffolk (Manchester 1996)
Webster, L., & J.Backhouse, The Making of England: Anglo-Saxon Art and Culture AD 600-900 (British Museum 1991)
Please phone or email to check the availability of places. Study Days are 38 per person, which includes a full day of lectures, access to the NT site, parking, coffee and tea throughout the day, and access to the NT exhibition. Once you have reserved your place please send a cheque to confirm the booking. For your first booking please complete the application form to ensure that we have recorded your contact details correctly.
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