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Guidebook: Warkworth Castle and Hermitage

Guidebook: Warkworth Castle and Hermitage

…the power of the Percy family in the Middle Ages. This guidebook richly illustrated with photographs drawings and historic images includes a tour of the castle and late medieval hermitage nearby and a history of the site from Anglo-Saxon times.Key Features:48 pagesPaperbackPublished in 2015

£3.50

Guidebook: Lindisfarne Priory

Guidebook: Lindisfarne Priory

…centres of early Christianity in England. This fully illustrated guidebook includes a tour of the church and monastic buildings and a history of the site from Anglo-Saxon times. It contains full-colour maps plans eyewitness accounts and historic images.Key Features:40 pagesPaperbackPublished in 2006

£4.00

King Harold Helmet

King Harold Helmet

…was the last Anglo-Saxon King of England. He reigned from 6 January 1066 until his death at the Battle of Hastings on 14 October. He was killed fighting the Norman invaders led by William the Conqueror during their conquest of England. His death marked the end of Anglo-Saxon rule over England.…

£115.00

Beowulf Helmet

Beowulf Helmet

Beowulf is the oldest surviving epic poem in Old English and is commonly cited as one of the most important works of Anglo-Saxon literature. The full poem survives in the manuscript known as the Nowell Codex and is located in the British Library. It was written in England between the 8th and 11th…

£135.00

Medieval Women

Medieval Women

This is an examination of the lives of women in England from the coming of the Anglo-Saxons and their conversion to Christianity up to the eve of the Reformation. It looks at women from all social classes - aristocrats townswomen and peasants - and their contributions to the worlds of work and faith…

£12.99

Guidebook: Muchelney Abbey

Guidebook: Muchelney Abbey

…Levels Muchelney Abbey is an extraordinary survival. A monastery was first founded on the site by King Ine of Wessex in 693 and fragments of an Anglo-Saxon church have been discovered here. Over the later Middle Ages it developed as a Benedictine abbey with an impressive complex of buildings and a…

£3.00

Lindisfarne 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Lindisfarne 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

…view of the ‘Rainbow Arch’ one of the priory’s most dramatic features. Lindisfarne was one of the most important places in Anglo-Saxon England. Its bishops had close links to the Northumbrian kings who ruled from nearby Bamburgh. The monks’ guardianship of the shrine of…

£13.00

Whitby Abbey 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Whitby Abbey 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

…century onwards. The monastery founded by Hild in the mid-7th century at Whitby became one of the most important religious centres of the Anglo-Saxon world. This 1000 piece jigsaw is great challenge for jigsaw lovers and will keep you occupied for hours!Key Features:1000 piece jigsaw puzzleExclusive…

£13.00

2018 Abbeys Slim Calendar

2018 Abbeys Slim Calendar

Churches and chapels from Anglo-Saxon to High Victorian and of course our unmatchable array of magnificent monastic ruins trace the story of English Christianity through fourteen centuries. Our 2018 Abbeys Slim Calendar contains some of the stunning ecclesiastical sites in our care and features…

£6.00

2018 Abbeys Square Calendar

2018 Abbeys Square Calendar

Churches and chapels from Anglo-Saxon to High Victorian and of course our unmatchable array of magnificent monastic ruins trace the story of English Christianity through fourteen centuries. Our 2018 Abbeys Square Calendar contains some of the stunning ecclesiastical sites in our care and…

£10.00

Guidebook: Whitby Abbey

Guidebook: Whitby Abbey

…and ruled by the renowned Abbess Hild the first monastery here was the setting for one of the defining episodes in the establishment of the Anglo-Saxon church - the synod of Whitby. After the Norman Conquest a new religious community was established on the site which eventually grew into…

£4.50

Norman Helmet with Aventail

Norman Helmet with Aventail

…France. Norman comes from the Medieval Latin "Northman/Norseman" meaning Viking. The Normans invaded England in 1066 and defeated the Anglo-Saxons at the Battle of Hastings. The Norman "Nasal" Helmet was based on earlier Viking Helmet designs and could be worn over a chainmail…

£75.00

St Pauls Cathedral Before Wren

St Pauls Cathedral Before Wren

…the City of London’s most important monument and historic building. But Wren’s great work is only the most recent of a succession of Anglo-Saxon and medieval cathedrals on the site where Christianity was first established in AD 604.This report is the first ever comprehensive account of…

£100.00

Guidebook: Richborough and Reculver

Guidebook: Richborough and Reculver

…site to which Roman coins were supplied and thousands have been found here.The abandoned fort at Reculver took on a new identity as the setting fro an important Anglo-Saxon monastery and the remains of the church still dominate the coastline today.Key Features:48 pagesPaperbackPublished in 2012

£3.50

Sutton Hoo Helmet

Sutton Hoo Helmet

The Sutton Hoo Helmet is one of only four known surviving Anglo-Saxon helmets. The original is now on display in the British Museum. It was made from iron with tinned-bronze decorative plates and is the most exquisitely crafted of all the known early medieval helmets from anywhere in Northern…

£250.00

London Under

London Under

…the geological layers meeting the creatures both real and fictional that dwell in the darkness - rats and eels monsters and ghosts. From the Anglo-Saxon graves under St Paul's to the hydraulic device in Kensal Green cemetery which lowered bodies into the catacombs below to the fossils uncovered…

£8.99

Guidebook: Silchester Roman Town

Guidebook: Silchester Roman Town

…of Calleva Atrebatum. Laid out on a distinctive street grid pattern the town contained many public buildings and flourished until the early Anglo-Saxon period. Unlike most Roman towns it was never reoccupied or built over after it was abandoned by about the mid seventh century.The town was…

£3.50

Mapping Ancient Landscapes in Northamptonshire

Mapping Ancient Landscapes in Northamptonshire

…periods in an attempt to characterise the settlements boundaries and communications across different landscape zones. The three chapters on the Anglo-Saxon medieval and post-medieval landscapes and on 20th-century military remains review the contribution of the aerial archaeological evidence and…

£25.00

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