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Thelred the Unready : the ill-counselled king

Author: Ann Williams
Publisher: London ; New York : Hambledon and London : Distributed in the United States and Canada exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Aethelred, in contrast to his predecessor and successor, reigned (except for a few weeks in 1013/14) largely unchallenged for 38 years, despite presiding over a period that saw many Danish invasions  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Ethelred, King of England; Ethelred, King of England
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Williams
ISBN: 1852853824 9781852853822
OCLC Number: 890445035
Description: xix, 263 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Gap of Corfe --
2. Old Guard and the Young King --
3. Great Terror --
4. Change of Direction --
5. Immense Raiding-Army --
6. Crisis Surmounted --
7. Dissent and Disaster --
App. Note on 'Danegeld'.
Other Titles: Ethelred the Unready
Responsibility: Ann Williams.
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