History of the Anglo-Saxons From the Earliest Period to the Norman Conquest; Second Edition
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History of the Anglo-Saxons From the Earliest Period to the Norman Conquest; Second Edition

By Thomas Miller
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  • HISTORY OF THE ANGLO-SAXONS: FROM THE Earliest Period to the Norman Conquest.
    • CONTENTS.
    • THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND Under the Anglo-Saxons.
    • CHAPTER I. THE DAWN OF HISTORY.
    • CHAPTER II. THE ANCIENT BRITONS.
    • CHAPTER III. THE DRUIDS.
    • CHAPTER IV. LANDING OF JULIUS CÆSAR.
    • CHAPTER V. CARACTACUS, BOADICEA, AND AGRICOLA.
    • CHAPTER VI. DEPARTURE OF THE ROMANS.
    • CHAPTER VII. BRITAIN AFTER THE ROMAN PERIOD.
    • The Saxon Invasion.
    • CHAPTER VIII. THE ANCIENT SAXONS.
    • CHAPTER IX. HENGIST—HORSA—ROWENA AND VORTIGERN.
    • CHAPTER X. ELLA, CERDRIC, AND KING ARTHUR.
    • CHAPTER XI. ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SAXON OCTARCHY.
    • CHAPTER XII. CONVERSION OF ETHELBERT.
    • CHAPTER XIII. EDWIN, KING OF THE DEIRI AND BERNICIA.
    • CHAPTER XIV. PENDA, THE PAGAN MONARCH OF MERCIA.
    • CHAPTER XV. DECLINE OF THE SAXON OCTARCHY.
    • CHAPTER XVI. OFFA, SURNAMED THE TERRIBLE.
    • CHAPTER XVII. EGBERT, KING OF ALL THE SAXONS.
    • Invasion of the Danes.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. THE ANCIENT SEA-KINGS.
    • CHAPTER XIX. FIRST SETTLEMENT OF THE DANES IN NORTHUMBRIA.
    • CHAPTER XX. RAVAGES OF THE DANES—DEATH OF ETHELRED.
    • CHAPTER XXI. ACCESSION AND ABDICATION OF ALFRED.
    • CHAPTER XXII. ALFRED THE GREAT.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. CHARACTER OF ALFRED THE GREAT.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. EDWARD THE ELDER.
    • CHAPTER XXV. THE REIGN OF ATHELSTAN.
      • ANGLO-SAXON SONG ON THE VICTORY AT BRUNANBURG.
    • ANGLO-SAXON SONG ON THE VICTORY AT BRUNANBURG.
    • CHAPTER XXVI. THE REIGNS OF EDMUND AND EDRED.
    • CHAPTER XXVII. EDWIN AND ELGIVA.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII. THE REIGN OF EDGAR.
    • CHAPTER XXIX. EDWARD THE MARTYR.
    • CHAPTER XXX. ETHELRED THE UNREADY.
    • CHAPTER XXXI. EDMUND, SURNAMED IRONSIDE.
    • CHAPTER XXXII. CANUTE THE DANE.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII. REIGNS OF HAROLD HAREFOOT AND HARDICANUTE.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV. ACCESSION OF EDWARD THE CONFESSOR.
    • CHAPTER XXXV. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI. EARL HAROLD'S VISIT TO NORMANDY.
    • CHAPTER XXXVII. ACCESSION OF HAROLD, THE SON OF GODWIN.
    • The Norman Invasion
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII. ENGLAND INVADED BY THE NORMANS.
    • CHAPTER XXXIX. BATTLE OF HASTINGS.
    • The Anglo-Saxons.
      • THEIR RELIGION.
      • GOVERNMENT AND LAWS.
      • LITERATURE.
      • ARCHITECTURE, ART, AND SCIENCE.
      • COSTUME, MANNERS, CUSTOMS, AND EVERYDAY LIFE.
    • THEIR RELIGION.
    • GOVERNMENT AND LAWS.
    • LITERATURE.
    • ARCHITECTURE, ART, AND SCIENCE.
    • COSTUME, MANNERS, CUSTOMS, AND EVERYDAY LIFE.
    • ILLUSTRATIONS. BY WILLIAM HARVEY, ESQ.
    • FOOTNOTES
    • Transcribers' Note
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