5 edition of The reign of Cnut found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by Alexander R. Rumble.|
|Series||Studies in the early history of Britain|
|Contributions||Rumble, Alexander R.|
|LC Classifications||DA160 .R45 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 341 p. :|
|Number of Pages||341|
|LC Control Number||94016870|
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The text was translated into Latin during the reign of Cnut as the third part of the Instituta Cnuti, and survives in the following manuscripts: Rochester Cathedral Library A. 3. 5 (the Textus Roffesnsis) London, British Library Cotton Titus A Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Colbert 3, Lavelle addresses major themes and incidents in Cnut's reign but I found that the book was missing valuable context concerning the Viking invasions and the differences between Danish and English ideas of kingship. In contrast to the biography of Athelstan in the same series, there was little information about the formative influences over Cnut /5(6).
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Rumble (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN /5(1). Cnut was a dual ruler of both England and the North countries and yet his hold on power was unassailable.
his real legacy lies in his reputation of strong government with laws which made the country generally peaceful in his long reign. Lavalle's' highly researched book is highly readable and is accessible to those who are familiar to the period and to others discovering the period for the 4/5(5).
Select your Bloomsbury location. "The reign of King Cnut is here reassessed in the light of modern advances in the application of numismatic, literary, documentary and onomastic evidence to historical studies. The reign of King Cnut the Great (–) marks a pivotal point in the history of both England and Scandinavia, yet his conquests and his consolidation of power remain under-appreciated and rarely studied.
Almost all existing scholarship has been geographically centred on either England or Scandinavia. However, this study, through a series of studies of individual aspects of his rise to power. Author: Timothy Bolton The reign of King Cnut the Great (–) marks a pivotal point in the history of both England and Scandinavia, yet his conquests and his consolidation of power remain under-appreciated and rarely studied.
Almost all existing scholarship has been geographically centred on either England or Scandinavia. The Reign of Cnut: King of England, Denmark and Norway (Studies in the Early History of Britain) Paperback – 1 Apr by Alexander R.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. The ‘first’ and ‘second’ law codes of Cnut are the last surviving codes issued in the name of an Anglo-Saxon are the final fruit of the interest in kingship and law and in the inter-relationship of the two which characterized the period following the monastic revival in England and which is especially associated with the name of Wulfstan, archbishop of York.
Canute Rebukes His Courtiers by Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville The story of King Canute and the tide is an apocryphal anecdote illustrating the piety or humility of King Canute the Great, recorded in the 12th century by Henry of Huntingdon.
Rating details 2 ratings 0 reviews. The reign of King Cnut the Great ( ) marks a pivotal point in the history of both England and Scandinavia, yet his conquests and his consolidation of power remain under-appreciated and rarely studied. Almost all existing scholarship has been geographically centred on either England or Scandinavia/5(3).
Cnut the Great (/ k ə ˈ nj uː t /; Old English: Cnut cyning; Old Norse: Knútr inn ríki; died 12 November ), also known as Canute, was king of Denmark, England and Norway; together often referred to as the North Sea after the deaths of his heirs within a decade of his own, and the Norman conquest of England inthis legacy was lost.
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Today's Deals Your The Empire of Cnut the Great: Conquest and the Consolidation of Power in Northern Europe in the Early Eleventh Century by Timothy Bolton, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble® The reign of King Cnut the Great (–) marks a pivotal point in the history of both England and Scandinavia, yet his conquests and his.
It was probably written during the reign of Edward I (reigned –), though the oldest surviving manuscript dates to The text often includes notable errors.
The original author remains unknown, but there were a number of continuations by different hands, continuing the. Cnut is most popularly known now for the story of the king who tried to command the waves, relegated to a bit part in the medieval story, but as this biography shows, he was a conqueror, political player, law maker and empire builder on the grandest scale, one whose reign tells us much about the contingent nature of s: 5.
On one hand, the number of housecarls receiving land grants and estates from the king seems to have been rather limited, from the beginning of Cnut's reign up to the Norman conquest in At that last date, the Domesday Book records only thirty-three landholding housecarls in the kingdom; furthermore, these estates were small.
Timothy Bolton. BRILL, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. The reign of King Cnut the Great (a ") marks a pivotal point in the history of both England and Scandinavia, yet his conquests. Description Taking into account the advances in the application of archaeological, numismatic, literary and onomastic (name studies) evidence, this volume seeks to assess the figure of /5(5).
Cnut’s reign was good for England. Although he imposed some Danish earls over regions to start with, within a few years he replaced them with native governors. To hold power in north and south, Cnut made a ‘handfast’ marriage with Ælfgifu of Northampton on one side and a dynastic marriage with Emma, Æthelred’s still young widow on the.
As with Æthelred there are a good number of books about his life and reign, giving me plenty to read. The one I plan on starting with is M.
K. Lawson’s book Cnut: England’s Viking King. This was the first biography published about Cnut in over eight decades, and as such it seems a good work on which to base my understanding of the king.Alexander R.
Rumble is the author of The Reign Of Cnut ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Leaders of the Anglo-Saxon Church ( a /5(2).