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From Alfred to Harold II: The Military Failure of the Late Anglo- Saxon State

By Richard Abels

from

The Normans and their Adversaries at War: Essays in Memory of C. Warren Hollister
Edited by Richard P. Abels and Bernard S. Bachrach

Boydell and Brewer, 2001

 

The studies in this book examine and illuminate the Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman military institutions that supported and shaped the conduct of war in northwestern Europe in the central middle ages.  We thank Professor Abels for his permission to republish the following article:

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(via De Re Militari)