Land of the Cumbrians : a study in British provincial origins, A.D. 400-1120 (Book, 1996) []
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Land of the Cumbrians : a study in British provincial origins, A.D. 400-1120

Author: Charles Phythian-Adams
Publisher: Aldershot : Scolar, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This study of English Cumbria considers issues such as relations between contending British policies; the absorption of British structures into Anglian society; war and diplomacy between the Scots  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Phythian-Adams
ISBN: 1859283276 9781859283271
OCLC Number: 924504749
Description: xvi, 207 s. : illustrations, kartor, table
Contents: Part 1 Introduction: an English province in a British context; the Norman overlay - the Norman conquest of Cumberland - the lost years, the Norman land settlement, the impact of afforestation. Part 2 Before c.900: political frameworks before c900 - the Romano-British legacy, Rheged and Nothumbria, ecclesiastical and political territories; briton and Angle to c900 - Britons - survival or revival ?, Anglian settlement, Westmoringa land, synthesis. Part 3 After c900: land of the Cymry - Cumbria land and the kingship of the Cumbrians, colonialization of the coast; the partition of Cumbria - partition, "lands that were Cumbrian" - epitome of the region, the legacy of Siward?, the last days of English Cumbria - 1070-1092. Part 4 Conclusion - from kingdom to province: appendices: gospatric's writ - translation; the authorship and date of Gospatric's writ.
Responsibility: Charles Phythian-Adams ; with maps drawn by Kenneth Smith.


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