Alfred of Wessex – Bibliography

This is a novel, a work of fiction. Whilst all additional material, imaginings and mistakes are my own, I still extend grateful thanks to those listed below:

  • Abels, Richard, Alfred the Great and Aethelred ‘the Unready’: the Viking Wars in England, academia.edu, 2014
  • Abels, Richard, Alfred the Great: War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England, Pearson Education Ltd, 1998
  • Abels, Richard, English Logistics and Military Administration 871-1066, Articles from Avalon Blog, 2012
  • Abels, Richard, Lordship and Military Obligation in Anglo-Saxon England, British Museum Publications, 1988
  • Adams, Max, The Viking Wars, Pegasus Books, 2019
  • Asser, John, translated by Albert S Cook, Life of King Alfred, Project Gutenberg, 2020
  • Biddle, Martin and Kjolbye-Biddle, Birthe, Repton and the ‘great heathen army’ 873-874, Oxbow Books, 2001
  • Blair, John, Building Anglo-Saxon England, Princeton University Press, 2018
  • Brunning, Richard, Avalon Marshes Archaeology, South West Heritage Trust, 2017
  • Brunning, Richard, The Lost Islands of Somerset, South West Heritage Trust, 2019
  • Campbell, James, (editor), The Anglo-Saxons, Penguin Books, 1991
  • Campbell, James, The Anglo-Saxon State, Hambledon, 2000
  • Chaney, William A, The Cult of Kingship in Anglo-Saxon England, Manchester University Press, 1970
  • Costen, Michael, Anglo-Saxon Somerset, Oxbow Books, 2011
  • Crossley-Holland, Kevin (translator), The Anglo-Saxon World – An Anthology, Oxford University Press, 1999
  • Davis, RHC, From Alfred the Great to Stephen, Hambledon Press, 1991
  • Fell, Christine, Women in Anglo-Saxon England, Collonade Books, 1984
  • Flemming, Robin, Britain After Rome, Penguin Books, 2011
  • Giles, J A (translator) and Hoyt, Bill (editor), The Chronicle of Fabius Ethelwerd, Kindle, 2015
  • Graham-Campbell, James, The Viking World, Frances Lincoln Ltd, 2001
  • Haslam, Jeremy (editor), Anglo-Saxon Towns, Phillimore, 1984
  • Higham, Nicholas and Ryan, Martin (editors), The Anglo-Saxon World, Yale University Press, 2015
  • Hill, David, An Atlas of Anglo-Saxon England, Basil Blackwell, 1981
  • Hill, Paul, The Anglo-Saxons at War 800-1066, Pen & Sword, 2018
  • Hooke, Della (editor), Anglo-Saxon Settlements, Basil Blackwell, 1988
  • Horspool, David, Alfred the Great, Amberley Publishing, 2014
  • Hunter Blair, Peter, Anglo-Saxon England, CUP, 1977
  • Kelly, Paul, King Alfred: A Man on the Move, Black Slash Publications, 2019
  • Keynes, Simon and Lapidge, Michael (translators), Alfred the Great – Asser’s Life of King Alfred and other contemporary sources, Penguin Books, 1983
  • Keynes, Simon, King Alfred and the Mercians – in Kings, Currencies & Alliances, The Boydell Press, 1998. Ed: Mark Blackburn
  • Lapidge, Michael, The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Anglo-Saxon England, Blackwell, 1999
  • Leonard, John K, Rites of Marriage in the Western Middle Ages, in Medieval Liturgy, Garland Publishing, 1997
  • Lynch, Joseph H, Christianizing Kingship, Cornell University Press, 1998
  • Magnusson, Magnus, The Vikings, Tempus Publishing, 2000
  • McGrail, Sean, Boats of the World, OUP, 2001
  • Morris, Marc, The Anglo-Saxons, Hutchinson, 2021
  • Paxton, Frederick S, Christianizing Death, Cornell University Press, 1990
  • Peddie, John, Alfred the Warrior King, Sutton Publishing, 1999
  • Pollard, Justin, Alfred the Great, John Murray, 2005
  • Pratt, David, The Illnesses of King Alfred the Great, in Anglo-Saxon England 30, CUP, 2000
  • Regia Anglorum website
  • Reynolds, Andrew, Later Anglo-Saxon England – Life & Landscape, Tempus, 2003
  • Richards, Julian, Blood of the Vikings, BBC, 1996
  • Roesdahl, Else, The Vikings, Penguin Books, 1998
  • Sharp, Tony, Chronicles, Treaties and Burhs: The Burghal Hideage and the Mercian Register, Academia.eu, 2021
  • Sheldon, Gwendolyn, Ealhswith, Alfred the Great’s Queen, in Anglo-Saxon Women, John Carrol University, 2017
  • Siddorn, J Kim, Viking Weapons and Warfare, Tempus, 2003
  • Smyth, Alfred P, King Alfred the Great, OUP, 1995
  • Stenton, Frank, Anglo-Saxon England, OUP, 1971
  • Sturdy, David, Alfred the Great, Constable, 1996
  • Swanton, MJ, King Alfred’s Ships, in Anglo-Saxon England 28, CUP, 1999
  • The British Museum’s Anglo-Saxon Collection
  • The Viking Boat Museum, Roskilde, Denmark
  • Underwood, Richard, Anglo-Saxon Weapons and Warfare, Tempus, 2001
  • West Stow Anglo-Saxon village
  • Whitehead, Annie, Duties and Obligations in Tenth-Century England, English Historical Fiction Authors, 2020
  • Wicks, Phylis, The Evolution of the English Coronation Ceremony, Widowinde, 2021
  • Wilson, Ginty, The Court of King Alfred, Radio 3’s The Essay, 2014
  • Widowinde, journal of Da Engiscan Gesidas (The English Companions)
  • Whitehead, Anne, Duties and Obligations in Tenth-Century England, English Historical Fiction Authors blog, 2020

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