Sutton Hoo and the Frankish Connection
with Dr Sam Newton
at the Old Court, Sutton Hoo (map)
|10.00||Coffee on arrival|
|10.15||Sutton Hoo and the Frankish Connection.|
|11.45||A Brief History of the Franks.|
|14:00||St Eligius: Goldsmith, Treasurer, and Bishop.|
|15:15||Anglo-Frankish History in the Seventh Century.|
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 contributed to many radio and television programmes. He is also a Director of Wuffing Education, NADFAS lecturer, and Time Team historian.
Bührer-Thierry, Geneviève, & Charles Mériaux, La France Avant La France (Éditions Belin 2010)
Carver, M.O.H. (ed.), The Age of Sutton Hoo: The Seventh Century in North-Western Europe (Woodbridge 1992).
Coatsworth, E., & M. Pinder, The Art of the Anglo-Saxon Goldsmith – Fine Metalwork in Anglo-Saxon England: Its Practice and Practitioners (Boydell 2002)
Dado, The Life of St Eligius, tr. Jo Ann McNamara, Medieval Sourcebook: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/basis/eligius.asp
Evans, A., The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial (British Museum 1986)
Farmer, D.H., The Oxford Dictionary of Saints (Oxford University Press, 1978).
Henderson, G., Early Medieval Style and Civilization (Pelican 1972)
James, E., The Franks (Oxford 1988)
James, E., Europe’s Barbarians AD200-600 (Pearson Longman 2009)
Lasko, Peter, The Kingdom of the Franks: North-West Europe before Charlemagne (Thames & Hudson 1971)
Myres, J., The English Settlements (Oxford 1986)
Speake, G., Anglo-Saxon Animal Art (Oxford 1980).
Webster, L., & J.Backhouse, The Making of England: Anglo-Saxon Art and Culture AD 600-900 (British Museum 1991)
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