Chapter Nineteen. Northumbria

  1. Pauline Stafford Professor specialist
  1. William M. Aird PhD

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch19

A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100

A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100

How to Cite

Aird, W. M. (2009) Northumbria, in A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100 (ed P. Stafford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch19

Editor Information

  1. Liverpool University, UK

Author Information

  1. Cardiff University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106283

Online ISBN: 9781444311020

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Keywords:

  • Northumbria;
  • Cnut, invading Scotland in 1027;
  • Church of York, entering alliances with Scandinavians in Deira;
  • St. Cuthbert, acquiring estates in tenth century;
  • Old English state, Northumbria appearing as refuge for opponents of Wessex;
  • kings of Scots and Northumbria in tenth century;
  • Æthelred's reign, ending with invasion of Swegn

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Northumbria in the Tenth Century

  • The West Saxon Kings and Northumbria

  • The Kings of Scots and Northumbria in the Tenth Century

  • Northumbria in the Eleventh Century

  • The Norman Conquest and Northumbria

  • Conclusion

  • Further Reading

  • Bibliography