Book cover of The Anglo-Saxons: A History of the Beginnings of England by Marc Morrisby Marc Morris
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A sweeping and original history of the Anglo-Saxons by national bestselling author Marc Morris.

Sixteen hundred years ago Britain left the Roman Empire and swiftly fell into ruin. Grand cities and luxurious villas were deserted and left to crumble, and civil society collapsed into chaos. Into this violent and unstable world came foreign invaders from across the sea, and established themselves as its new masters.

 The Anglo-Saxons traces the turbulent history of these people across the next six centuries. It explains how their earliest rulers fought relentlessly against each other for glory and supremacy, and then were almost destroyed by the onslaught of the vikings. 

Interview with the Author

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Everything You Need to Know about the Anglo-Saxons
6/15/21       37 min


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Busting myths about the Anglo-Saxons
5/22/21        60 min


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The Roman Brexit: How Civilization Collapsed in Britain After the Legions Withdrew in 409 AD
8/3/21         56 min


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The Beginnings of England with Marc Morris
7/29/21         46 min


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