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Bloodfeud: Murder and Revenge in Anglo-Saxon England

Richard Fletcher

A treacherous murder in northern England on an early spring day in 1016 is used to introduce readers to the world of the aristocratic men and women of Anglo-Saxon England, their violence, their piety, their assumptions and experiences, their hopes and fears. In this book, award-winning author Richard Fletcher illuminates British society and politics in the years around the Norman Conquest, threading together scanty documentary evidence to produce a rich narrative.

  • Paperback: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (October 7, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0195179447
  • ISBN-13: 978-0195179446

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