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The People of Early Winchester

ed. Caroline M. Stuckert

This volume traces the lives, health, and diseases of Winchester's inhabitants as seen in their skeletal remains from the mid-3rd to mid-16th century, a period of over 1,300 years. It offers a continuous chronological window, rather than a series of isolated studies, and is notable for the large sample of 8th-10th century Anglo-Saxon burials. READ MORE

Hardback: £80.00

Property and Piety in Early Medieval Winchester

Alexander R. Rumble

Winchester in the Anglo-Saxon and early Norman periods was an important royal and religious centre. This volume comprises an edition and translation, with extensive commentary, of thirty-three Anglo-Saxon and Norman documents relating to the topography and minsters of early medieval Winchester. READ MORE

Hardback: £58.00

Object and Economy in Medieval Winchester

Martin Biddle

Over 6000 objects were recovered during the Winchester excavations (1961-1971), offering insight not only into the industries and arts, but the economic, cultural, and social life of medieval Winchester. This volume covers all the objects from the finest products of the Anglo-Saxon goldsmith’s skill to the iron tenter-hooks of the cloth industry. READ MORE

Hardback: £195.00

The Winchester Mint and Coins and Related Finds from the Excavations of 1961–71

ed. Martin Biddle et al.

This volume records and illustrates the minting of silver pennies in Winchester between the reigns of Alfred the Great and Henry III. Five and a half thousand survive in museums and collections all over the world. Sought out and photographed (some 3200 coins in 6400 images detailing both sides), they have been minutely catalogued for this volume. READ MORE

Hardback: £115.00

Bronze Age Barrow and Anglo-Saxon Cemetery: Archaeological Excavations on Land Adjacent to Upthorpe Road, Stanton Suffolk

Chris Chinnock

Archaeological investigations by MOLA on land adjacent to Upthorpe Road, Stanton (2013-2014), revealed the remains of a prehistoric round barrow and a cemetery containing the remains of 67 inhumations with associated grave goods. This book provides detailed analysis of the archaeological features, skeletal assemblage and other artefacts. READ MORE

Paperback: £48.00

Offa's Dyke Journal: Volume 4 for 2022

ed. Ben Guy et al.

The contents of this special issue comprise the proceedings of a conference held over Zoom on the weekend of 11–12 July 2020. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

The Watlington Hoard

John Naylor et al.

Presenting the complete publication of the objects and coins in the Watlington Hoard, the authors discuss its wider implications for our understanding of hoarding in late 9th-century southern Britain, interactions between the kingdoms of Wessex and Mercia, and the movements of the Viking Great Army after the Battle of Edington in 878.

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Paperback: £49.00 | Open Access

Early Anglo-Saxon Christian Reliquaries

Anthony Gibson

This volume presents a corpus and discussion of seventy-one Anglo-Saxon copper-alloy containers from forty-nine sites across England dating to the seventh and possibly eighth centuries, and variously described as work boxes, needle cases, amulet containers or Christian reliquaries. READ MORE

Hardback: £28.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Romano-British Villa and Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Eccles, Kent

Nick Stoodley et al.

This volume presents a study of the central and lower Medway valley during the 1st millennium AD, focussing on the 1962–1976 excavation of the Eccles Roman villa and Anglo-Saxon cemetery directed by Alex Detsicas. The author gives an account of the long history of the villa, and a reassessment of the architectural evidence which Detsicas presented. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

The Shaping of the English Landscape: An Atlas of Archaeology from the Bronze Age to Domesday Book

Chris Green et al.

An atlas of English archaeology covering the period from the middle Bronze Age (c. 1500 BC) to Domesday Book (AD 1086), encompassing the Bronze and Iron Ages, the Roman period, and the early medieval (Anglo-Saxon) age. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Open Access

Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 22

ed. Helena Hamerow

Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History (ASSAH) is a series concerned with the archaeology and history of England and its neighbours during the Anglo-Saxon period (circa AD 400-1100). READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00

Anglo-Saxon Crops and Weeds: A Case Study in Quantitative Archaeobotany

Mark McKerracher

Farming practices underwent momentous transformations in the Mid Saxon period, between the 7th and 9th centuries AD. This study applies a standardised set of repeatable quantitative analyses to the charred remains of Anglo-Saxon crops and weeds, to shed light on crucial developments in crop husbandry between the 7th and 9th centuries. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Identifying Brúnanburh: ón dyngesmere – the sea of noise

John R. Kirby

In this study the author uses topographic references found in the manuscript of the poem ‘Brúnanburh’ to try and locate the ‘site’ of this momentous battle. The first references were maritime then latterly landscape leading to field-names which have a more stable base than the constantly changing place-names. READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Egil’s Saga: Traditional evidence for Brúnanburh compared to Literary, Historic and Archaeological Analyses

John R. Kirby

Was Egil’s Saga ‘written’ by Snorri Sturluson or by more than one person? Was it embellished by Snorri or others? Where did the Brúnanburh traditions come from? Is it accurate enough to be used as a historic source – a factual reference? This study aims to identify the incongruities within this saga demonstrating a correct analysis. READ MORE

Paperback: £22.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

The Pioneer Burial: A high-status Anglian warrior burial from Wollaston Northamptonshire

Ian Meadows

Excavations at Wollaston Quarry, near Wellingborough, uncovered a single late 7th century grave, the Pioneer burial. The burial contained artefacts indicative of very high status, with the early to middle Saxon helmet being at the time only the fourth to have been recovered from a burial in England. READ MORE

Paperback: £24.00 | eBook: £16.00

Thurrock’s Deeper Past: A Confluence of Time

Christopher John Tripp

Thurrock’s Deeper Past: A Confluence of Time' looks at the evidence for human activity in Thurrock and this part of the Thames estuary since the last Ice Age, and how the river crossing point here has been of great importance to the development of human settlement and trade in the British Isles. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Middle Ages Revisited: Studies in the Archaeology and History of Medieval Southern England Presented to Professor David A. Hinton

ed. Ben Jervis

This volume, produced in honour of Professor David A. Hinton’s contribution to medieval studies, re-visits the sites, archaeologists and questions which have been central to the archaeology of medieval southern England. Contributions are focused on the medieval period (from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Reformation) in southern England. READ MORE

Paperback: £32.00 | eBook: £16.00

New Approaches to Disease, Disability and Medicine in Medieval Europe

ed. Erin Connelly et al.

An interdisciplinary collection of papers focussing on infections, chronic illness, and the impact of infectious diseases on medieval society, with contributions by academics from a variety of disciplines and a diverse range of international institutions. READ MORE

Paperback: £29.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Search for Winchester’s Anglo-Saxon Minsters

Martin Biddle et al.

A history of extensive archaeological excavations in Winchester from 1961 to 1970, showing how they led to the discovery of the Old and New Minsters and brought back to life the history, archaeology and architecture of the city’s greatest Anglo-Saxon buildings. READ MORE

Paperback: £15.00 | eBook: £16.00

Excavation of the Late Saxon and Medieval Churchyard of St Martin’s, Wallingford, Oxfordshire

Iain Soden

This volume presents the results of excavations by MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) undertaken in 2003-4 at the former St Martin’s churchyard, Wallingford, Oxfordshire. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

A Life in Norfolk's Archaeology: 1950-2016

Peter Wade-Martins

A personal history of Peter Wade-Martins archaeological endeavour in Norfolk set within a national context. It covers the writer’s early experiences as a volunteer, the rise of field archaeology as a profession and efforts to conserve archaeological heritage. READ MORE

Hardback: £24.99 | eBook: £16.00

Iron Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon Settlement along the Empingham to Hannington Pipeline in Northamptonshire and Rutland

Simon Carlyle et al.

Reports on excavations by Northamtonshire Archaeology (now MOLA) in the south-east Midlands region; Nineteen sites were investigated, dating primarily to the Iron Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon periods READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | eBook: £16.00