This celebrated account of society and economy in England from the first Anglo-Saxon settlements in the fifth century to the immediate aftermath of the Norman Conquest has been a standard text since it first appeared in 1962. This long-awaited second edition incorporates the fruits of 30 years of subsequent scholarship. It has been revised expanded and entirely reset.
1. Settlement and peoples. 2. The European setting and overseas trade. 3. Internal trade: the coinage and the towns.
4. The land. 5. Kingship and nobility. 6. Church, learning and literature. 7. The major social changes. 8. The Norman Conquest. 9. England and the end of the 11th Century. Bibliography. Index.