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By Ryan Lavelle

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The war of the overdue Anglo-Saxon interval had momentous outcomes for the advance of the English kingdom following Alfred the Great's reign. This e-book offers a accomplished consultant, with extracts in translation from the imperative resources for our wisdom, followed by way of an important interpretationsby students in the course of the a long time, and new introductions by means of the current writer. It appears at each point of the subject, from land and sea forces to logistics and campaigning, from fortifications and the battlefield to the ultimate peacemaking. In so doing, it highlights the importance of war and its employer for the overdue Anglo-Saxon kingdom, and the multitude of the way during which it was once recorded and remembered.

Dr Ryan Lavelle is Senior Lecturer in Medieval heritage on the collage of Winchester.

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