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By Ryan Lavelle

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The conflict of the past due Anglo-Saxon interval had momentous results for the improvement of the English kingdom following Alfred the Great's reign. This booklet offers a finished consultant, with extracts in translation from the primary resources for our wisdom, observed through an important interpretationsby students in the course of the a while, and new introductions via the current writer. It seems at each element of the subject, from land and sea forces to logistics and campaigning, from fortifications and the battlefield to the ultimate peacemaking. In so doing, it highlights the importance of war and its company for the overdue Anglo-Saxon country, and the multitude of how within which it was once recorded and remembered.

Dr Ryan Lavelle is Senior Lecturer in Medieval heritage on the college of Winchester.

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