Book 2, Chapter 3, 827 AD to 857 AD – The Witenagemot – Continued
Gale’s Rerum Angl. Scrip.
Selden, Hist. of Tithes.
Dean Prideanx, Origin and Right of Tithes.
Wilkins, Leg. Sax.
Lappenberg, Anglo-Saxon Kings.
Chapter 3, Egbert
Character of Egbert
Repeated Incursions by the Danes
Succeeded by Ethelwulf
His Pilgrimage to Rome
Revolt under Ethelbald, and Division of the kingdom
Chapter 3, The Clergy and The Monasteries
Assumed Origin of Tithes
Condition of the Monks and Clergy
Chapter 3, The Witenagemot
Origin and Powers of the Witenagemot
Nature of the kingly Dignity
The Process of Governing
Chapter 4, Ethelbald and Alfred from 857 AD, to 878 AD
Categories: Book 2