The Empire of Cnut the Great: Conquest and the Consolidation of Power in Northern Europe in the Early Eleventh Century
BRILL, 23.12.2008 - 367 Seiten
Drawing on a wide range of types of evidence this book offers a fresh impression of the ‘empire’ built by King Cnut (1016–1035) in England and Scandinavia, and offers insights into contemporary developments in the conceptions of this new dominion.
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PART ONE THE NATURE OF CNUTS HEGEMONIES IN ENGLAND
Chapter One Introduction
The Royal Court
Chapter Three The Government in the Localities of Southumbrian England in the Reign of Cnut
Chapter Four Cnut and the English Church
Northumbria Wales Scotland and Ireland
PART TWO THE NATURE OF CNUTS HEGEMONIES IN SCANDINAVIA
Chapter Six Introduction
Chapter Seven Cnut and the Development of the Machinery of Control in Western and Central Denmark
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