Fortifications in Wessex C.800-1016: Defense of Alfred the Great

Fortifications in Wessex C.800-1016: Defense of Alfred the Great

by Donato Spedaliere, Sarah Sulemsohn Spedaliere
     
 

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The defence of Wessex against Viking raiders was effective thanks to the foresight and planning of King Alfred. This study examines the thirty fortified urban areas, or burhs , created by Alfred as part of his network of defences across Wessex, also including beacons and small hilltop sites or refuges.See more details below

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The defence of Wessex against Viking raiders was effective thanks to the foresight and planning of King Alfred. This study examines the thirty fortified urban areas, or burhs , created by Alfred as part of his network of defences across Wessex, also including beacons and small hilltop sites or refuges.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841766393
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Series:
Fortress Series
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
852,964
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.25(d)

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