History

1. Primary Sources

* Bede. A History of the English Church and People. Trans. Leo Sherley-Price, rev. R.E. Latham. London: Penguin, 1965.

* Douglas, David Charles. English Historical Documents. 2nd ed. London: Methuen, 1979-  . Many essential documents translated. Vol. 1, covering the years 500-1042, is by Dorothy Whitelock.

* Keynes, Simon, and Michael Lapidge. Alfred the Great: Asser's Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources. London: Penguin, 1983.

Swanton, Michael, trans. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. London: J. M. Dent, 1996.

* Whitelock, Dorothy, et al., trans. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: A Revised Translation. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1965.

2. Secondary Sources

* Hunter Blair, Peter. An Introduction to Anglo-Saxon England. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1977.

Hunter Blair, Peter. The World of Bede. 1970; rpt. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1990.

Stenton, F. M. Anglo-Saxon England. 3rd ed. The Oxford history of England, 2. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1971. The "standard" history. Not a bad read, either.

Whitelock, Dorothy. The Beginnings of English Society. 2nd ed. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1974. Excellent, readable.

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