Book 2, Chapter 3, 827 AD to 857 AD – The Witenagemot – Continued

Gale’s Rerum Angl. Scrip.

Saxon Chron.

Sharon Turner.


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

Archbishop Theodore

Venerable Bede

Chapter 3, The Witenagemot

Origin and Powers of the Witenagemot

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

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