Anglo-Saxon landscape of North Gloucestershire. by Della Hooke

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  • Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066

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The seventh Deerhurst lecture given on 8th September 1990 at St.Mary"s Church Deerhurst.

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The landscape of pre-Conquest England can often be reconstructed in minute detail. Yet this is one of the first attempts at such a project. Here the evidence is examined for the West Midlands – the counties of Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire, much of which formed the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of the by:   The Anglo-Saxon Landscape of North Gloucestershire.

by Della Hooke (Deerhurst Lecture ) £ ISBN 0 8 6. How do we know so much about Anglo-Saxon Deerhurst. by Patrick Wormald (Deerhurst Lecture ) £ ISBN 0 0 0. The origins of the parishes of the Deerhurst area.

Anglo-Saxon landscape of North Gloucestershire. book Steven Bassett (Deerhurst Lecture ). This book concerns the landscape that surrounded early medieval man, often described as he saw and experienced it.

The Anglo-Saxon period was one of considerable change in settlement and land use patterns but the landscape regions that emerge, documented for the first time in history, are still familiar to us today.

The image conjured up, and for the present it can hardly. It features exploration of the Anglo-Saxon landscape primarily via archaeological and/or art historical methodologies, leaving those approaches which are more specifi-cally text and/or place-name based for the companion volume.² Naturally, this collection incorporates a wide spectrum of papers of different lengths and types, some dealing with.

The landscape of pre-Conquest England can often be reconstructed in minute detail. Yet this is one of the first attempts at such a project. Here the evidence is examined for the West Midlands - the counties of Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Gloucestershire, much of which formed the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of the Hwicce.

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Anglo-Saxon paganism was a polytheistic belief system, focused around a belief in deities known as the ése (singular ós). The most prominent of these deities was probably Woden; other prominent gods included Thunor and Tiw.

There was also a belief in a variety of other supernatural entities which inhabited the landscape, including elves. The landscape of modern England still bears the imprint of its Anglo-Saxon past.

Villages and towns, fields, woods and forests, parishes and shires, all shed light on the enduring impact of the Anglo-Saxons. The essays in this volume explore the richness of the interactions between the Anglo-Saxons and their landscape: how they understood, described, and exploited the Reviews: 1.

Gloucestershire is a historic county mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle in the 10th century, though the areas of Winchcombe and the Forest of Dean were not added until the late 11th century. Gloucestershire originally included Bristol, then a small town. The local rural community moved to the port city (as Bristol was to become), and Bristol's population growth accelerated Constituent country: England.

Book Description: Trees played a particularly important part in the rural economy of Anglo-Saxon England, both for wood and timber and as a wood-pasture resource, with hunting gaining a growing cultural role. But they are also powerful icons in many pre-Christian religions, with a degree of tree symbolism found in Christian scripture too.

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Della Hooke. Paperback. unavailable. Try AbeBooks. Sense of Place in Anglo- Saxon England (), moved place- name studies beyond landscape and lordship to the dynamics of. doing things: the multifarious agrarian, craft, and commercial activities in the landscape indicated by elements such as -wīc, or by ‘functional -tūn’ compounds such as Drayton, Charlton, or Eaton.

These newFile Size: 4MB. Serious landscape historians, check out Della`s Anglo Saxon charter Titles. The Warwickshire Title is superb.

Walk back in time (with Landowners` permission),along Parish Boundaries that were established, or present during the Anglo Saxon period, with some landmarks still visible, or places of long disappeared landmarks readily by: Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

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–), comes the traditional portrayal of the downfall of Roman Britain and the beginnings of early Anglo-Saxon England. Written in the first third of the eighth century, Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English People (Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum) was drawn in part from On the Fall of Britain (De excidio.

Della Hooke is well known as a scholar of the Anglo-Saxon landscape, having produced several monographs and numerous articles in the field of study over the past thirty-five years. Here, the trees of Anglo-Saxon England, individually and collectively, are discussed from all conceivable points of view, including religious, folkloric, medicinal.

Trees in Anglo-Saxon England: Literature, Lore and Landscape Della Hooke Trees played a particularly important part in the rural economy of Anglo-Saxon England, both for wood and timber and as a wood-pasture resource, with hunting gaining a growing cultural role.

Saxon Charters and Field Names of Gloucestershire, Volumes George Beardoe Grundy Council of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, - Names, Geographical.

English landscape tradition evolving from Romanticism, and the unequal marriage between history and archaeology which leaves archaeology secondary to documentary scholarship (Johnson). The Anglo-Saxon Landscape If models involving past cosmologies are applied to the conversion period.

Hwicce (Old English:) was a tribal kingdom in Anglo-Saxon ing to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, the kingdom was established inafter the Battle ofthe kingdom became a client or sub-kingdom of Mercia as a result of the Battle of l: Worcester.

Welcome to Viking and Anglo-Saxon Landscape and Economy (VASLE) More is known of the location and density of English settlements in the period from through metal-detecting activity than from archaeological fieldwork, and its interpretation is vital if we are to understand more of landscape, economy and identity in the is a major.

Gloucestershire (Grundy, ). This was supplemented in by ‘The early Charters of the West Midlands’ (Finberg, ) which contained other charters and boundary clauses. A gazetteer (below) was produced which contains all the known mentions of Anglo-Saxon (i.e. pre ) springs and where known, the date they were recorded.

Carolyn Heighway will discuss Gloucestershire from the end of Roman rule to the coming of the Normans. It is a long period, over years, and only thinly documented through at least the first half of that time. Drawing on archaeological evidence alongside the written word, Carolyn will build up a picture of Anglo-Saxon life in the county.

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But they. Saxon Gloucester The Anglo Saxon invasion started around AD and Gloucester was conquered in Anglo Saxon Chronicles state ” In this year Cuthwine and Ceawlin fought against the Britons and killed three Kings, Conmail,Condidan, and Farinmail at the place which is called Dyrham; and they captured three of their cities, Gloucester.

The landscape of modern England still bears the imprint of its Anglo-Saxon past. Villages and towns, fields, woods and forests, parishes and shires, all shed light on the enduring impact of the Anglo-Saxons.

The essays in this volume explore the richness. Parchment, as were all legal documents of the time. The World of Domesday exhibition depicts life in 11th century England. The National Archives is the home of Domesday Book, the oldest surviving public record. Domesday is now available online, and you can search for your town or village, and download images of Domesday along with an English translation of the entry.

You can also access the Discover Domesday. Amsterdam University Press has started a book series devoted to Environmental Humanities in Pre-modern Cultures. The first book in the series is just out: Anglo-Saxon Literary Landscapes: Ecotheory and the Environmental Imagination by Heide Estes.

"Literary scholars have traditionally understood landscapes, whether natural or manmade, as metaphors for. A three-year project, 'Landscapes of Governance', funded by a major award from the Leverhulme Trust, seeks to examine the origins of political order in England AD – It is a main contention of the project that key transitions in the formation of the state (e.g.

territorial coherence, rule of law, state apparatus) were made during this Cited by:   These two most recent additions to the impressive Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture span a large geographical area across western England and the Welsh border, leaving only a strip in the centre of the country and Cornwall still to come in the programme of high quality and expert cataloguing and contextualising that characterises the Corpus : Meggen M.

Gondek. Landscape and warfare in Anglo-Saxon England and the Viking campaign of vian aggression across the North Sea, and which would ultimately result Landscape and warfare in. British Christian continuity in Anglo-Saxon England: the case of Sherborne/Lanprobi Martin Grimmer Abstract A feature of recent work on early Anglo-Saxon England has been an emerging consensus that a substantial British population was subsumed under and persisted within Anglo-Saxon territorial boundaries as they expanded to the west and north.

Aelf has many of the senses of 'fairy' in the term 'fairy stories'.Aelfhame – 'elf home' if you like – is a realm where enchantment and magic take place. It is similar to 'fairy land', especially a fairy land thought of as being a real place under a hollow hill. However in the mind of an Anglo-Saxon the word aelf included entities which are alien to modern concepts of fairy.

The Anglo-Saxon Landscape of North Gloucestershire, Deerhurst lecture (), 7. See cited charters Hooke Hooke, D., 'Charters and the. Anglo-Saxon Gloucestershire.

30/09/ Dr Simon Draper worked until as Assistant Editor of the Victoria County History of Gloucestershire, researching and writing the histories of five rural parishes for publication. He continues to publish on archaeology in Anglo-Saxon England.

Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England represents an unparalleled exploration of the place of prehistoric monuments in the Anglo-Saxon psyche, and examines how Anglo-Saxon communities perceived and used these monuments during the period AD.

As with many of the early Anglo-Saxon kings, little is known about Cerdic other than that written in the 9th century Anglo-Saxon Chronicles. According to the Chronicles, Cerdic left Saxony (in modern day north-west Germany) in and arrived.

Suitable for teaching s. Life in Anglo-Saxon Britain is shown through the eyes of a family, including an exploration of different approaches to medicine.arrangements of the royal resources which supplied the Anglo-Saxon ‘national’ assembly, the witangemot.

In so doing, the paper looks at royal estate organisation in Andover hundred in north-western Hampshire, making a case for the significance of Andover itself. Finally, the role of the landscape in the political ritual of lawmaking is File Size: KB.

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