This second edition of The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Anglo-Saxon England is a major reference-work covering the history, archaeology, arts, architecture, literatures and languages of England from the Roman withdrawal to the Norman Conquest (c.450 - 1066 AD). The second edition maintains the interdisciplinary approach, accessible style, and broad-ranging coverage of the first edition, with some 40 additional entries and the new appendix 'Archbishops and Bishops.'
Michael Lapidge is Emeritus Elrington and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge.
John Blair is Professor of Medieval History and Archaeology at the University of Oxford, and Fellow of The Queen's College, Oxford.
Simon Keynes is Elrington and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.
Donald Scragg is Emeritus Professor of Anglo-Saxon Studies at the University of Manchester.
List of Illustrations vi
List of Contributors viii
Preface to the Second Edition xi
Preface to the First Edition xiii
List of Abbreviations xv
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES 1
Appendix I: Rulers of the English, c.450 - 1066 521
Appendix II: Archbishops and Bishops, 597 - 1066 539
Note on Maps 9 - 12 567
Index of Contributors 573
Classified Index of Head-words 579