Arranged in the following sections:

Old English Literature and History

Artistic and Archaeological

East Anglian and Related Landscape Studies

Viking Studies

Mythological and legendary

Fictional but not unadjacent


Old English Literature and History

Alexander, M., The Earliest English Poems (Penguin Classics 1966)

—————– , Beowulf (Penguin Classics 1973)

—————– , Old English Literature (Macmillan 1983)

Bassett, S. (ed), The Origins of Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms (Leicester 1989)

Blake, E.O. (ed.), Liber Eliensis, Royal Historical Society, Camden Third Series, 92 (London, 1962).

Campbell, J., The Anglo-Saxons (Phaidon 1982)

Chadwick, H.M., The Origin of the English Nation (Cambridge 1907)

Chaney, W.A., The Cult of Kingship in Anglo-Saxon England (Manchester 1970)

Dumville, D.N., “The Anglian Collection of Royal Genealogies and Regnal Lists”, Anglo-Saxon England, 5 [1976], pp.23-50)

Farmer, D.H., The Oxford Dictionary of Saints (Oxford University Press, 1978)

Fulk, R. (ed.), Interpretations of Beowulf: A Critical Anthology (Indiana University 1991)

Garmonsway, G., The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (Dent 1953, 1975)

———————, and J.Simpson, Beowulf and Its Analogues (Dent Everyman 1968, 1980)

Hart, C., The Danelaw (Hambledon 1992)

Heaney, S., Beowulf: A New Translation (London 1999)

Higham, N., The English Conquest: Gildas and Britain in the Fifth Century (Manchester 1994)

—————, An English Empire: Bede and the Early Anglo-Saxon Kings (Manchester 1995)

—————, The Convert Kings: Power and Religious Affiliation in Early Anglo-Saxon England (Manchester 1997)

Kirby, D.P., The Earliest English Kings (London 1991)

Mitchell, B., An Invitation to Old English and Anglo-Saxon England (Blackwell 1994)

—————, and F.Robinson, A Guide to Old English (Blackwell 1986, etc.)

Myres, J.L.N., The English Settlements (Oxford 1986)

Newton, S., The Origins of Beowulf and the pre-Viking Kingdom of East Anglia (Brewer 1993, 1994, 1999) – for more info. click here.

—————-, The Reckoning of King Rædwald (Red bird Press 2003) – for more info. click here.

Sherley-Price, L., Bede: A History of the English Church and People (Penguin Classics 1955, 1968)

Shippey, T.A., Beowulf (London 1978)

Stenton, F., Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford 1971)

Swanton, M., Beowulf (Manchester 1978, 1982)

Wilson, R., The Lost Literature of Medieval England (Methuen 1952, 1970)

Yorke, B., Kings and Kingdoms of Early Anglo-Saxon England (Seaby 1990)

Artistic and Archaeological

Backhouse, J., The Lindisfarne Gospels (Oxford 1981)

——————- (ed.), The Golden Age of Anglo-Saxon Art (British Museum 1984)

Bruce-Mitford, R., Aspects of Anglo-Saxon Archaeology (Gollancz 1974)

————————, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial, 3 vols. (London 1975, 1978, 1982).

Carver, M. (ed), The Age of Sutton Hoo (Boydell 1992)

Evans, A., The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial (British Museum 1986)

Farrell, R.T., & C.Neuman de Vegvar (ed.), Sutton Hoo: Fifty Years After (American Early Medieval Studies 1992)

Green, C., Sutton Hoo: The Excavation of a Royal Ship-Burial (Merlin 1963, 1968, 1988)

Kendall, C.B., & P.S.Wells (ed.), Voyage to the Other World: The Legacy of Sutton Hoo (Univ. of Minnesota Press 1992)

Myres, J.L.N., The English Settlements (Oxford 1986)

Webster, L., and J.Backhouse (ed.), The Making of England: Anglo-Saxon Art and Culture AD 600-900 (British Museum 1991)

East Anglian and Related Landscape Studies

Rackham, O., The History of the Countryside (Phoenix, 1997)

Scarfe, N., The Suffolk Landscape (Hodder & Stoughton 1972, Alastair 1986)

————-, Suffolk in the Middle Ages (Boydell 1986)

Warner, P., The Origins of Suffolk (Manchester 1996)

Williamson, T., The Origins of Norfolk (Manchester 1993)

 Viking Studies

Faulkes, A. (tr.), Snorri Sturluson: Edda (Dent Everyman 1987)

Gordon, E.V. An Invitation to Old Norse, rev.A.R.Taylor (Oxford 1957, 1981)

Jones, G., A History of the Vikings (2nd Edition, Oxford 1984)

Magnusson, Magnus, Vikings! (Bodley Head 1980, BBC Classics 1992)

—————————-, & Hermann Pálsson, Njal’s Saga (Penguin Classics 1960)

———————————————————-, King Harald’s Saga (Penguin Classics 1966)

Pálsson, Hermann, & P.Edwards (tr.), Egil’s Saga (Penguin Classics 1976)

Turville-Petre, Gabriel, Origins of Icelandic Literature (Oxford 1953)

 Mythological and legendary

Branston, B., The Lost Gods of England (Thames & Hudson 1957, 1974)

Ellis Davidson, H., Gods and Myths of Northern Europe (Penguin 1964)

———————–, Myths and Symbols in Pagan Europe: Early Scandinavian and Celtic Religions (Manchester 1988).

 Fictional but not unadjacent

Bengtsson, Frans G., The Long Ships, trans. M.Meyer (London 1954, 1956)

Harrison, H., The Hammer and the Cross (Legend 1993)

—————, One King’s Way (Legend 1994)

—————, King and Emperor (Legend 1996)

Tolkien, J.R.R., The Hobbit (Allen & Unwin 1937, 1951, 1966)

———————, The Lord of the Rings (Allen & Unwin 1954, 1955, 1966, 1968)

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