Chapter Nine. Britain, Ireland, and Europe, c.500–c.750

  1. Pauline Stafford Professor specialist
  1. Paul Fouracre Professor

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch9

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

Fouracre, P. (2009) Britain, Ireland, and Europe, c.500–c.750, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Liverpool University, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Manchester, 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:

  • Britain, Ireland, and Europe, c.500–c.750;
  • “father of Europe” - Frankish leader Charlemagne;
  • Britain, Ireland, and transformation of Roman World;
  • Pictish decoration, owing to later Roman imperial form;
  • Christianity came from Rome and was manifest in later Roman Britain;
  • Monasticism, arriving to Britain from Gaul;
  • Christianity, spreading among Anglo-Saxons;
  • Leinsterman, appearing in Burgundy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Britain, Ireland, and the Transformation of the Roman World

  • The Spread of the Christian Church

  • Britain, Ireland, and the Franks

  • Ireland, England, and the Continent

  • English Missionaries on the Continent

  • Christianization and Social Change

  • Further Reading

  • Bibliography