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Middle Saxon palaces at Northampton.

Williams, John H.

Middle Saxon palaces at Northampton.

by Williams, John H.

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Extract from Current Archaeology Vol V111 No.2 December 1982 pp38-41.

ContributionsShaw, Michael[joint author].
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Open LibraryOL18057916M

  The Cordwainer, The Ridings, Northampton. The pub was built in , but before its construction the site was excavated and a 12th century quarry and a mid 13th century wall were discovered. It’s believed the wall was probably the boundary of the Gobion Manor estate, held by Hugh de Gobin, the Sheriff of Northampton from   Marguerite de Valois () knew a thing or two about the importance of public relations and self-preservation. She was the daughter of King Henry II .

Ethnonym. The Old English ethnonym "Angul-Seaxan" comes from the Latin Angli-Saxones and became the name of the peoples Bede calls Angli and Gildas calls Saxones. Anglo-Saxon is a term that was rarely used by Anglo-Saxons themselves. It is likely they identified as ængli, Seaxe or, more probably, a local or tribal name such as Mierce, Cantie, Gewisse, Westseaxe, or Norþanhymbre. St Peter's Church is a redundant Anglican church in Marefair, Northampton, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building, and is under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. It is considered to be "the most outstanding Norman church in the county" (Northamptonshire), and "its capital sculpture is one of the highlights of the.

Anglo-Saxon Crosses (User Submitted) Standing proudly in the market square in Sandbach, Cheshire, are two unusually large Anglo-Saxon crosses dating back to the 9th century AD. Unfortunately during the Civil War the crosses were pulled down and broken into separate parts, and it was not until when they were reassembled. During the Middle Ages Northampton grew in significance with the establishment of Northampton Castle and by the second half of the twelfth century was one of the largest and wealthiest towns in.


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Middle Saxon Palaces At Northampton by Williams, J.H. Shaw, M. Denham, V. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 80 pages: illustrations ; 30 cm + folded maps + 4 microfiches. Series Title: Archaeological.

The ‘palace’ structures (excavated by the author and M. Shaw) will be published as a Northampton Development Corporation Middle Saxon palaces at Northampton. book Black Lion Hill (excavated by M. Shaw) and Gregory Street (excavated by the author, F. Williams and T. Yates) will probably be published in forthcoming volumes of Northamptonshire Archaeology, where reports on much of the Unit's other Cited by: 8.

3 (), 1; Williams, et al., Middle Saxon Palaces, pp. 43 –4. 40 Williams, J. H., ‘ Northampton's Medieval Parishes ’, Northants. Archaeol. 17 (), 74 – 84, at 77 –8, uses as evidence for the royal status of Northampton the fact that its parochial dependencies, Upton and Kingsthorpe, were Domesday royal manors and later Cited by: Saxon palace complex and Saxon and medieval urban deposits in the centre of Northampton is a Scheduled Monument in Castle, Northamptonshire, England.

See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. Saxon and Viking Until the tenth century, the land that became Northamptonshire was an undifferentiated part of Mercia.

During the late ’s it is recorded that Catocus, king of Gwynllg & Penychen and also a leading light of the British Church, was elected abbot of a large body of monks in what is traditionally known as Beneventum (Bannaventa).

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Middle Saxon Palaces of Northampton ' "Causewayed Camps" and "Interrupted Ditch Systems" ', Antiqu –85 Woods, P.J., Excavations at Hardingstone, –8. Is part of Book Title The Ideals and practice of medieval knighthood III: papers from the fourth Strawberry Hill conference, Middle Saxon palaces at Northampton Previous: A late neolithic, Saxon and medieval site at M Library availability.

View in catalogue Find other formats/editions. History Up to World War I. The Saxon Palace had been preceded by a manor house belonging to Tobiasz his brother and heir Jan Andrzej Morsztyn had replaced the manor house with a baroque palace (Pałac Morsztynów, "the Morsztyn Palace") with four towers.

In the Morsztyn Palace was purchased by the first of Poland's two Saxon kings, Augustus II (reigned in. the Saxon Palace complex and Saxon and Medieval urban deposits in the area of Northampton bounded by Marefair, Freeschool Street, St Gregory's Street and Horseshoe Street.

Recent excavations in Northampton have demonstrated that the town has a lengthy and complex history stretching back at least to Saxon times. During the Middle Saxon period a. Northampton Anglo-Saxon palace: excavations of the 8th century timber hall of Phase 1, with St Peter`s Church in the background (Williams, J, Shaw, M and Denham, V `Middle Saxon Palaces at Northampton`.

Northampton Development Corporation Archaeological Monograph 4; reproduced by permission of Northamptonshire Archaeology). Northampton / n ɔːr ˈ θ æ m p t ə n / is a large market town and the county town of Northamptonshire in the East Midlands of England.

It lies on the River Nene, 60 miles (97 km) north-west of London and 50 miles (80 km) south-east of Birmingham. One of the largest towns (as opposed to cities) in England, it had a population ofat the census (, est.

Waltheof, the Saxon Earl of Northampton, married King William's niece, the Countess Judith, but was subsequently executed for treason in Simon de Senlis I married Maud, the daughter of Waltheof and Judith, and was probably granted the earldom and the town of Northampton.

In this book an analysis of over animal bone assemblages from English Saxon and. highlighting the role of the Church in middle Saxon.

trade (Middleton; (e.g. Northampton. Explore Saxony holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Placed where northern plains abut mountain ranges and German efficiency meets Slavic flamboyance, packed with elegant hilltop castles and lavish baroque palaces, Saxony is the definition of Central Europe.

St Peter's stands in a pretty grass churchyard in Northampton town centre, beside the buried remains of a Saxon palace. This year-old Norman church is filled with glorious carved treasures. Inside, great Norman arches of plain and banded stone rise and flow with zig-zag waves.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Chapter 1. THE CHARACTER OF LATE ANGLO-SAXON SOCIETY.

An Anglo-Saxon conversation. Written by Master Aelfric (between and ) for his students in the monastic school at Cerne Abbas (Dorset), the following conversation gives an insight into the life and thoughts of the ‘unfree’ in late Anglo-Saxon. Anglo-Saxon England was early medieval England, existing from the 5th to the 11th centuries from the end of Roman Britain until the Norman conquest in It consisted of various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms until when it was united as the Kingdom of England by King Æthelstan (r.

It became part of the short-lived North Sea Empire of Cnut the Great, a personal union between England. Plate 2 Trench I, Section across Saxon bank looking south-east (Fig. 10, S 13); with remnants of the late Saxon stone revetment (right), and the medieval town wall (left). Northamptonshire.A great place to start is the Oxford History of Art Series books.

Lawrence Nees’s Early Medieval Art (Oxford University Press, ) provides a wonderful overview of the non-architectural arts of the period all organized into concise thematic Stalley’s Early Medieval Architecture (Oxford University Press, ) is a survey of extant architecture from the Carolingian to.early Saxon settlement and cemetery evidence 1 14 7 The location of excavated sites in Northampton mentioned in the text 8 Excavated structures in Northampton c.

1 1 7 9 The middle Saxon 'palace' complex to the east of St Peter's Church, Northampton 10 Excavated structures in Northampton c.