• Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms

  • A Captivating Guide to the History of Wessex and Mercia
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
  • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (11 ratings)

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Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms

By: Captivating History
Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
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If you want to discover the captivating history of Wessex and Mercia, then pay attention...

Two captivating manuscripts in one audiobook: 

  • Wessex: A Captivating Guide to an Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of England and Its Rulers Such as Alfred the Great, Edward the Elder, and Athelstan
  • Mercia: A Captivating Guide to an Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of England and the Invasions of the Vikings During the 9th Century

Some of the topics covered in part one of this audiobook include:

  • The Transitional Period
  • The Creation of the Kingdom of Wessex
  • Caedwalla and Ine
  • Problems in the North
  • The Expansion of West Saxon Power
  • The Royal Brothers
  • Alfred the Great (r. 871 - 886)
  • The Great Heathen Army
  • Edward the Elder (r. 899 - 924)
  • Athelstan (r. 924 - 927 and 927 - 939)
  • And much, much more!

Some of the topics covered in part two of this audiobook include:

  • The Origins of Mercia
  • The Builders of Mercia
  • A New Dynasty
  • Court, Church, Country, and the People
  • The Vikings Are Coming
  • The Rise of Wessex
  • The Last Queen of Mercia
  • Mercia the Earldom
  • And much, much more!

So, if you want to learn more about Wessex and Mercia, scroll up and click the "buy now" button!

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  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: History

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Wonderful reproductions of the exhibits and informative audiobook. Very high quality information. Recommended to all.

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Fantastic exhibition, beautiful book. Arrived promptly. Great service. I highly recommend this audiobook to all.

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The catalogue offers both a superb reminder and a superb preparation for an outstandingly rich exhibit. It is a treasure in itself.

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Beautiful

Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms is a big, beautiful book, rather lavishly illustrated, displaying important artifacts and manuscripts from a formative period for British history and the English language.

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