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Across the ocean: seafaring and overseas expansion

Julian D. Richards.

in The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction

September 2005; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); European History. 4663 words.

What was it about the Vikings and their dragon-headed longships that makes them seem so distinctive in our imagination? Overseas exploits were not exceptional at that time. ‘Across the...

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Adeliza [Adeliza of Louvain] (c. 1103–1151), queen of England, second consort of Henry I

Lois L. Huneycutt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: European History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 990 words.

Adeliza [Adeliza of Louvain] (c. 1103–1151), queen of England, second consort of Henry I, was a daughter of Godfrey, count of Lower Lorraine and duke of Brabant (d. 1139), and his first...

Æthelred and Cnut: The Decline of the English Monarchy

John Blair.

in The Anglo-Saxon Age: A Very Short Introduction

August 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); European History. 1477 words.

The following two reigns after Eadgar would show that there were many limitations to West Saxon kingship of England. Edward ‘the Martyr’ lasted just a short while before being replaced...

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The Anglo-Saxon Age

John Blair.

August 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); European History. 112 pages.

The Anglo-Saxon Age: A Very Short Introduction covers the era from the emergence of the earliest English settlements around the year ad 450 to the Norman victory in 1066 providing a brief...

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Anglo-Scottish wars

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — European History.

(1296–1513)

The process of nation-building and territorial consolidation that took place in later medieval Europe provoked hostilities and often fed a growing awareness of defined...

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Anne [Anna, Anne of Denmark] (1574–1619), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of James VI and I

Maureen M. Meikle and Helen Payne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Scottish History; European History; Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 8752 words.

Anne [Anna, Anne of Denmark] (1574–1619), queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, consort of James VI and I, was born on 12 December 1574 at Skanderborg Castle in Jutland, Denmark. She was...

Anne [Anne of Bohemia] (1366–1394), queen of England, first consort of Richard II

Nigel Saul.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: European History; Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 2130 words.

Anne [Anne of Bohemia] (1366–1394), queen of England, first consort of Richard II, was the eldest daughter of the Emperor Charles IV and his fourth wife, Elizabeth of Pomerania. She was...

Anne [Anne of Cleves] (1515–1557), queen of England, fourth consort of Henry VIII

Retha M. Warnicke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: European History; Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 2632 words.

Anne [Anne of Cleves] (1515–1557), queen of England, fourth consort of Henry VIII, was the daughter of Johann (III), duke of Juliers-Cleves (1490–1539), and Maria (1491–1543), heir of...

anniversaries

Overview page. Subjects: European History — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

It was early in the 3rd c. that the Christians seem to have got into the habit of commemorating the dead on the anniversary of their decease, at first designated ...

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Berengaria [Berengaria of Navarre] (c. 1165–1230), queen of England, consort of Richard I

Elizabeth Hallam.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: European History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 1150 words.

Berengaria [Berengaria of Navarre] (c. 1165–1230), queen of England, consort of Richard I, was the eldest daughter of Sancho VI, king of Navarre (1150–1194), and Sancha, daughter of Alfonso...