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Title Edgar, King of the English, 959-975 : new interpretations / edited by Donald Scragg.

Published Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xvi, 274 pages) : illustrations, maps.
polychrome rdacc
Series Publications of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies, 1478-6710 ; v. 8.
Publications of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies ; v. 8.
Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents FRONTCOVER; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; CONTRIBUTORS; PREFACE; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; I Documentary Evidence; 1 Edgar, rex admirabilis; 2 A Conspectus of the Charters of King Edgar, 957-75; II Edgar before 959; 3 Eadwig and Edgar: Politics, Propaganda, Faction; 4 Edgar, Chester, and the Kingdom of the Mercians, 957-9; 5 Edgar's Path to the Throne; III Edgar, 959-975; 6 The Women in Edgar's Life; 7 Edgar, Albion and Insular Dominion; 8 King Edgar and the Men of the Danelaw; 9 The Pre-Reform Coinage of Edgar; IV Edgar and the Monastic Revival; 10 The Chronology of the Benedictine 'Reform'
11 The Frontispiece to the New Minster Charter and the King's Two Bodies12 The Laity and the Monastic Reform in the Reign of Edgar; 13 The Edgar Panegyrics in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle; INDEX; BACKCOVER.
Summary Fresh assessments of Edgar's reign, reappraising key elements using documentary, coin, and pictorial evidence.
Other author Scragg, D. G.
JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Edgar, King of England, 943 or 944-975.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers.
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066.
Edgar, King of England.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781846156304 (electronic bk.)
1846156300 (electronic bk.)
9781843833994 hardback
1843833999 hardback