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HIST5028M
Bede's Northumbria Reading List

Bede's Northumbria, 2017/18, Semester 2
Professor Julia Barrow
j.s.barrow@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

General works

John Blair, The church in Anglo-Saxon society (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005)

J. Campbell, ed. The Anglo-Saxons (London: Phaidon, 1982; repd London: Penguin, 1991)

David Rollason, Northumbria, 500-1100 : creation and destruction of a medieval kingdom (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003)

Pauline Stafford, ed. A companion to the early Middle Ages : Britain and Ireland c.500-1100 (Chichester and Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009)

F.M. Stenton, Anglo-Saxon England , 3rd edn (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1971)

L. Webster and J. Backhouse, ed. The making of England : Anglo-Saxon art and culture, AD 600-900 (London: British Museum Press, 1991)

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Reference works

David Hill, An atlas of Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford: Blackwell, 1981)

Simon Keynes, Anglo-Saxon England : a bibliographical handbook for students of Anglo-Saxon history (Cambridge: ASNC, 2005)

Michael Lapidge et al., ed. The Blackwell encyclopaedia of Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford: Blackwell, 1998)

H.C.G. Matthew and Brian Harrison, ed. Oxford dictionary of national biography : from the earliest times to the year 2000 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004)

Ordnance Survey, Britain before the Norman Conquest [cartographic material]. (Southampton: HMSO, 1973)

Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England http://www.pase.ac.uk

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Bede as scholar and historian

The ecclesiastical history of the English people ; the Greater Chronicle ; Bede's letter to Egbert , ed. J. McClure and Roger Collins, new edn (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008): buy a copy of this. This presents the translation in Colgrave and Mynors, but with much fuller notes. It also includes the Greater Chronicle and Bede’s Letter to Ecgberht.

Bede, Bede's Ecclesiastical history of the English people , ed. and tr. Bertram Colgrave and R.A.B. Mynors (Oxford: Clarendon, 1969)

Venerabilis Baedae Historiam ecclesiasticam gentis Anglorum, Historiam abbatum, Epistolam ad Ecgberctum una cum Historia abbatum auctore anonymo ed. Charles Plummer (Oxford: Clarendon, 1898): still one of the best editions, and with good notes

Bède, Histoire ecclésiastique du peuple anglais = Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum , ed. and tr. A. Crépin, M. Lapidge and others, 3 vols (Paris: Cerf, 2005): most up-to-date Latin edition (by Lapidge)

The Age of Bede , tr. J.F. Webb, ed. D. Farmer (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1983) contains translations of Bede’s prose Life of Cuthbert, his History of the Abbots and Stephanus’ Life of Wilfrid, but these are best approached through other editions/ translations (Colgrave for Cuthbert and Wilfrid and Grocock and Wood for the History of the Abbots).

Abbots of Wearmouth and Jarrow : Bede's Homily i.13 on Benedict Biscop, Bede's History of the abbots of Wearmouth and Jarrow, the nonymous Life of Ceolfrith, Bede's Letter to Ecgbert, bishop of York , ed. and tr. Christopher Grocock and Ian Wood (Oxford: Clarendon, 2013): best editions of Bede’s History of the Abbots and several other texts, including Bede’s Letter to Ecgberht.

Bede and his world : the Jarrow lectures, 1958-1993 , preface by M. Lapidge (Aldershot: Variorum, 1994)

G. Bonner, ed. Famulus Christi : essays in commemoration of the thirteenth centenary of the birth of the Venerable Bede (London: SPCK, 1976), esp. article by Wormald

Nicholas Brooks, Bede and the English , Jarrow Lecture (Jarrow, 1999)

G.H. Brown, Bede the educator , Jarrow Lecture (Jarrow, 1996)

J. Campbell, Essays in Anglo-Saxon history (London: Hambledon, 1986)

James Campbell, ‘Bede’s words for places’, in Names, words, and graves : early medieval settlement: lectures delivered in the University of Leeds, May 1978 , ed. Peter Sawyer (Leeds: University of Leeds School of History, 1978) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Scott DeGregorio, ‘Nostrorum socordiam temporum: the reforming impulse of Bede’s later exegesis’, Early medieval Europe. , 11 (2002), 107-22

Scott DeGregorio, ‘Bede’s In Ezram et Neemiam and the reform of the Northumbrian church’, Speculum. , 79 (2004), 1-25

Scott DeGregorio, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Bede (Cambridge: CUP, 2010)

Scott DeGregorio, ed. Innovation and Tradition in the Writings of the Venerable Bede (Morgantown: West Virginia University Press, 2006)

Walter Goffart, Narrators of Barbarian History (Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1988)

Victoria Gunn, Bede's Historiae : genre, rhetoric, and the construction of Anglo-Saxon church history (Woodbridge: Boydell, 2009)

N.J. Higham, (Re-)Reading Bede: the Ecclesiastical History in Context (Abingdon: Routledge, 2006)

M. Lapidge and M. Herren, tr. The prose works of Aldhelm (Ipswich: Brewer, 1979)

M.L.W. Laistner, ‘Bede as a classical and patristic scholar’, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society. , 4th ser., 16 (1933), 69-94

R. Love, ‘The library of the Venerable Bede’, in The Cambridge history of the book in Britain. , I: 400-1100 , ed. R. Gameson (Cambridge: CUP, 2012)

R.A. Markus, Bede and the tradition of ecclesiastical historiography , Jarrow Lecture, 1975 (Jarrow, 1976)

Judith McClure, ‘Bede and the Life of Ceolfrid’, Peritia. , 3 (1984), 71-84

Henry Mayr-Harting, ‘Bede’s patristic thinking as historian’, in Historiographie im frühen Mittelalter , ed. A. Scharer and G. Scheibelreiter (Vienna: Oldenbourg, 1994), 367-74; repd in Henry Mayr-Harting, Religion and society in the medieval West, 600-1200 : selected papers (Farnham: Ashgate, 2010)

Danuta Shanzer, ‘Bede’s style: a neglected historiographical model for the style of the Historia Ecclesiastica ’, in Source of wisdom : Old English and early medieval Latin studies in honour of Thomas D. Hill , ed. C.D. Wright, F.M. Biggs and T.N. Hall (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Alan Thacker, Bede and Augustine of Hippo : history and figure in sacred text , Jarrow Lecture (Jarrow, 2005)

Alan Thacker, ‘Bede, the Britons and the Book of Samuel’, in Early medieval studies in memory of Patrick Wormald , ed. Stephen Baxter, C. Karkov, J.L. Nelson and D. Pelteret (Farnham: Ashgate, 2009), 129-47 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

A.H. Thompson, Bede : his life, times, and writings : essays in commemoration of the twelfth centenary of his death (Oxford: Clarendon, 1935)

P. Wormald, The times of Bede, 625-865 : studies in early English Christian society and its historian , ed. S. Baxter (Oxford: Blackwell, 2006)

P. Wormald, D. Bullough and R. Collins, ed. Ideal and reality in Frankish and Anglo-Saxon society : studies presented to J.M. Wallace-Hadrill (Oxford: Blackwell, 1983): nb McClure; Thacker

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Wearmouth and Jarrow

Abbots of Wearmouth and Jarrow : Bede's Homily i.13 on Benedict Biscop, Bede's History of the abbots of Wearmouth and Jarrow, the nonymous Life of Ceolfrith, Bede's Letter to Ecgbert, bishop of York , ed. and tr. Christopher Grocock and Ian Wood (Oxford: Clarendon, 2013)

C. Chazelle, ‘Ceolfrith’s gift to St Peter: the first quire of the Codex Amiatinus and the evidence of its Roman destination’, Early medieval Europe. , 12 (2003), 129-57

Rosemary Cramp, Corpus of Anglo-Saxon stone sculpture. Vol.1, County Durham and Northumberland (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984)

Rosemary Cramp, Wearmouth and Jarrow monastic sites , 2 vols (Swindon: Englishg Heritage, 2005-6)

Scott DeGregorio, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Bede (Cambridge: CUP, 2010): chapter by Wood

J. Higgitt, ‘The dedication inscription at Jarrow and its context’, The antiquaries journal. , 59 (1979), 343-74

Henry Mayr-Harting, The Venerable Bede, the rule of St. Benedict, and social class , Jarrow Lecture, 1976 (Jarrow, 1977), repd in Henry Mayr-Harting, Religion and society in the medieval West, 600-1200 : selected papers (Farnham: Ashgate, 2010)

Judith McClure, ‘Bede and the Life of Ceolfrid’, Peritia. , 3 (1984), 71-84

Ian Wood, ‘Bede’s Jarrow’, in A place to believe in : locating medieval landscapes , ed. C.A. Lees and G. Overing (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006)

Ian Wood, ‘The gifts of Wearmouth and Jarrow’, in The languages of gift in the early Middle Ages , ed. W. Davies and P. Fouracre (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Ian Wood, The most holy abbot Ceolfrid , Jarrow Lecture (Jarrow, 1995)

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Gregory I and Augustine: Rome and Canterbury

C.W. Jones, Saints' lives and chronicles in early England. together with first English translations of The oldest life of Pope St. Gregory the Great. by a monk of Whitby ; and The life of St. Guthlac of Crowland by Felix. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1947): contains a translation of the Whitby Life of Gregory I

N.P. Brooks, The early history of the Church of Canterbury : Christ Church from 597 to 1066 (Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1984)

N.P. Brooks, ‘Canterbury, Rome and the construction of English identity’, in J.M.H. Smith, ed. Early medieval Rome and the Christian West : essays in honour of Donald A. Bullough (Leiden: Brill, 2000) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Catherine Cubitt, Anglo-Saxon church councils c.650-850 (London: Leicester University Press, 1995)

Catherine Cubitt, ‘The clergy in early Anglo-Saxon England’, Historical research. , 78 (2005), 273-87

Catherine Cubitt, ‘Images of St Peter: the clergy and the religious life in Anglo-Saxon England’, in The Christian tradition in Anglo-Saxon England : approaches to current scholarship and teaching , ed. Paul Cavill (Cambridge: Brewer, 2004) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Richard Gameson, ed. St Augustine and the conversion of England (Stroud: Sutton, 1999)

Michael Lapidge, ed. Archbishop Theodore : commemorative studies on his life and influence (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995)

Wilhelm Levison, England and the Continent in the eighth century : the Ford lectures delivered in the University of Oxford, in the Hilary term, 1943 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1946)

R.A. Markus, Gregory the Great and his world (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997)

Rob Meens, ‘A background to Augustine’s mission to Anglo-Saxon England’, Anglo-Saxon England. , 23 (1994)

Rob Meens, ‘Pollution in the early middle ages’, Early medieval Europe. , 4 (1995)

Paul Meyvaert, Bede and Gregory the Great , Jarrow Lecture 1964 (Jarrow, 1965)

Paul Meyvaert, Benedict, Gregory, Bede and others (London: Variorum, 1977)

Bronwen Neil and Matthew Dal Santo, ed. A companion to Gregory the Great ISBN: 9789004257757 (hardback ; alk. paper); 9004257756 (hardback ; alk. paper) (Leiden: Brill, 2013)

É. Ó Carragáin, The city of Rome and the world of Bede , Jarrow Lecture (Jarrow, 1994)

Richard Shaw, 'When did Augustine of Canterbury die? ', Journal of ecclesiastical history. ISSN: 0022-0469 , 67 (2016)

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Roman and sub-Roman Britain:

J. Chapman and H. Mytum, ed. Settlement in North Britain 1000 BC-AD 1000 : papers presented to George Jobey, Newcastle upon Tyne, December 1982 , BAR 118 (Oxford: BAR, 1983)

S.A. Esmonde Cleary, The ending of Roman Britain (London: Batsford, 1989)

K. Dark, Civitas to kingdom : British political continuity, 300-800 (Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1994)

M. Faull, ‘British survival in Anglo-Saxon Northumbria’, in Studies in Celtic survival , ed. Lloyd Laing (Oxford: BAR, 1977) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

J. Hines, ed. The Anglo-Saxons from the migration period to the eighth century : an ethnographic perspective (Woodbridge: Boydell, 1997)

M. Lapidge and D. Dumville, ed. Gildas: new approaches (Woodbridge: Boydell, 1984)

Patrick Sims-Williams, ‘The settlement of England in Bede and the Chronicle’, Anglo-Saxon England. , 12 (1983)

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Edwin and Oswald: early Anglo-Saxon kingship

Rchard Abels, Lordship and military obligation in Anglo-Saxon England (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988)

Julia Barrow and Andrew Wareham, ed. Myth, rulership, church and charters : essays in honour of Nicholas Brooks (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008): essays by Yorke and Campbell Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Steven Bassett, ed. The origins of Anglo-Saxon kingdoms (Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1989)

Nicholas Brooks, Anglo-Saxon myths : state and church, 400-1066 (London: Hambledon, 2000)

James Campbell, Bede's reges and principes , Jarrow Lecture 1979 (Jarrow, 1980), repd in his Essays in Anglo-Saxon history (London: Hambledon, 1986)

M.O.H. Carver, ed. The age of Sutton Hoo : the seventh century in north-western Europe (Woodbridge: Boydell, 1992)

Wendy Davies, Wales in the Early Middle Ages (Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1982) – worth comparing Welsh and Anglo-Saxon kingship

Philip Dunshea, 'The road to Winwaed? Penda's wars against Oswiu of Bernicia, c.642 to c.655', Anglo-Saxon England. , 44 (2015)

N.J. Higham, Ecgfrith : king of the Northumbrians ; High-King of Britain ISBN: 9781907730450 (Stamford: Paul Watkins, 2015)

B. Hope-Taylor, Yeavering : an Anglo-British centre of early Northumbria (London: HMSO, 1977)

D.R. Kirby, The earliest English kings (London: Unwin Hyman, 1991)

Peter Sawyer and Ian Wood, ed. Early medieval kingship (Leeds: University of Leeds School of History, 1977)

C. Stancliffe, ‘Most holy and victorious king’, in Oswald : Northumbrian king to European saint , ed. C. Stancliffe and E. Cambridge (Stamford: Paul Watkins, 1995)

Alan Thacker, ‘Some terms for noblemen in Anglo-Saxon England’, in Anglo-Saxon studies in archaeology and history. 2 , ed. D. Brown et al., BAR 92 (Oxford: BAR, 1981

J.M. Wallace-Hadrill, Early medieval history (Oxford: Blackwell, 1975)

Ian Wood, ‘Constantinian crosses in Northumbria’, in The place of the cross in Anglo-Saxon England , ed. C.E. Karkov, S.L. Keefer and K.L. Jolly (Woodbridge: Boydell, 2006), 3-13 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

P. Wormald, Bede and the conversion of England : the charter evidence , Jarrow Lecture (Jarrow, 1984)

P. Wormald, The times of Bede, 625-865 : studies in early English Christian society and its historian , ed. S. Baxter (Oxford: Blackwell, 2006)

P. Wormald, D. Bullough and R. Collins, ed. Ideal and reality in Frankish and Anglo-Saxon society : studies presented to J.M. Wallace-Hadrill (Oxford: Blackwell, 1983): nb McClure; Sawyer (on the royal tun )

Barbara Yorke, Kings and kingdoms in early Anglo-Saxon England (London: Seaby, 1990)

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Paulinus and Coifi: conflicting systems of belief

Julia Barrow, ‘How Coifi pierced Christ’s side: a re-examination of Bede’s Ecclesiastical History , II, chapter 13’, Journal of ecclesiastical history. , 62 (2011)

John Blair, ‘Anglo-Saxon pagan shrines and their prototype’, in Anglo-Saxon studies in archaeology and history. 8 , ed. D. Griffiths (Oxford: OUCA, 1995) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

John Blair, The church in Anglo-Saxon society (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005)

John Blair and Richard Sharpe, ed. Pastoral care before the parish (Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1992)

D.A. Bullough, ‘What has Ingeld to do with Lindisfarne? ’, Anglo-Saxon England. , 22 (1993), 93-125

Martin Carver, ed. The Cross goes North (Woodbridge: York Medieval Press, 2003)

Paul Cavill, ed. The Christian tradition in Anglo-Saxon England : approaches to current scholarship and teaching (Cambridge: Brewer, 2004)

S.D. Church, ‘Paganism in conversion-age Anglo-Saxon England: the evidence of Bede’s Ecclesiastical History reconsidered’, History. , 93 (2008), 161-80

Margaret Gelling, ‘Place-names and Anglo-Saxon paganism’, University of Birmingham Historical Journal. , 8 (1961), 7-25 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Henry Mayr-Harting, The Coming of Christianity to Anglo-Saxon England , 3rd edn (London: Batsford, 1991)

Henry Mayr-Harting, ‘Two conversions to Christianity: the Bulgarians and the Anglo-Saxons’, in Henry Mayr-Harting, Religion and society in the medieval West, 600-1200 : selected papers (Farnham: Ashgate, 2010)

Audrey Meaney, ‘Old English legal and penitential penalties for “heathenism”’, in Anglo-Saxons , ed. Simon Keynes and Alfred Smyth (Dublin: Four Courts, 2006) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Audrey Meaney, ‘Anglo-Saxon idolators and ecclesiasts from Theodore to Alcuin: a source study’, in Anglo-Saxon studies in archaeology and history. 5 ed. W. Filmer Sankey (Oxford: OUCA, 1992) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Sarah Semple, ‘Defining the OE hearg ’, Early medieval Europe. , 15 (2007), 364-85

Philip Shaw, ‘The origins of the theophoric week in the Germanic languages’, Early medieval Europe. , 15 (2007), 386-401

Ian Wood, ‘Constantinian crosses in Northumbria’, in The place of the cross in Anglo-Saxon England , ed. C.E. Karkov, S.L. Keefer and K.L. Jolly (Woodbridge: Boydell, 2006), 3-13

Ian Wood, ‘Ripon, Francia and the Franks Casket’, Northern history. , 26 (1990)

Patrick Wormald, ‘Bede, Beowulf and the conversion of the Anglo-Saxon aristocracy’, in Bede and Anglo-Saxon England : papers in honour of the 1300th anniversary of the birth of Bede, given at Cornell University in 1973 and 1974 , ed. R. Farrell, BAR 46 (Oxford: BAR, 1978); repd in Patrick Wormald, The times of Bede, 625-865 : studies in early English Christian society and its historian (Oxford: Blackwell, 2006)

Barbara Yorke, The conversion of Britain : religion, politics and society in Britain, c.600-800 (Harlow: Pearson, 2006)

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The early Anglo-Saxon episcopate (Aidan, Cuthbert and Lindisfarne, Wilfrid and Ripon)

Two Lives of Saint Cuthbert , ed. and tr. Bertram Colgrave (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1940) – the anonymous Life of Cuthbert and Bede’s Prose Life of Cuthbert

Eddius Stephanus, The Life of Bishop Wilfrid , ed. and tr. Bertram Colgrave (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1927)

W.M. Aird, St Cuthbert and the Normans : the Church of Durham, 1071-1153 (Woodbridge: Boydell, 1998)

C.F. Battiscombe, ed. The Relics of Saint Cuthbert : studies by various authors (Oxford: OUP, 1956)

John Blair, ‘Beverley, Inderauuda and St John: a neglected reference’, Northern history. , 38 (2001), 315-16

G. Bonner, D. Rollason and C. Stancliffe, ed. St. Cuthbert, his cult and his community to AD 1200 (Woodbridge: Boydell, 1989)

S. Coates, ‘The bishop as benefactor and civic patron: Alcuin, York and episcopal authority in Anglo-Saxon England’, Speculum. , 71 (1996)

Catherine Cubitt, ‘Wilfrid’s usurping bishops’, Northern history. , 25 (1989)

N.J. Higham, ed. Wilfrid : abbot, bishop, saint : papers from the 1300th anniversary conferences (Donington: Shaun Tyas, 2013)

D.P. Kirby, ‘Bede, Eddius Stephanus, and the “Life of Wilfrid”’, English historical review. , 98 (1983), 101-14

D.P. Kirby, Saint Wilfrid at Hexham (Newcastle: Oriel Press, 1974)

Wilhelm Levison, England and the Continent in the eighth century : the Ford lectures delivered in the University of Oxford, in the Hilary term, 1943 (Oxford: ClarendonPress, 1946)

A. Joseph McMullen, 'Rewriting the ecclesiastical landscape of early medieval Northumbria in the Lives of Cuthbert', Anglo-Saxon England. ISSN: 0263-6751 , 43 (2014), 57-98

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Saints and their cults

Two Lives of Saint Cuthbert , ed. and tr. Bertram Colgrave (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1940) – the anonymous Life of Cuthbert and Bede’s Prose Life of Cuthbert

C.W. Jones, Saints' lives and chronicles in early England. together with first English translations of The oldest life of Pope St. Gregory the Great. by a monk of Whitby ; and The life of St. Guthlac of Crowland by Felix. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1947): contains a translation of the Whitby Life of Gregory I

Oliver Rackham, Transitus Beati Fursei : a translation of the 8th century manuscript, Life of Saint Fursey (Norwich: Fursey Pilgrims, 2007) contains a translation of the Life of Fursei

Felix, Life of St Guthlac , ed. and tr. Bertram Colgrave (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1956)

Eddius Stephanus, The Life of Bishop Wilfrid , ed. and tr. Bertram Colgrave (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1927)

C.F. Battiscombe, ed. The Relics of Saint Cuthbert : studies by various authors (Oxford: OUP, 1956)

G. Bonner, D. Rollason and C. Stancliffe, ed. St. Cuthbert, his cult and his community to AD 1200 (Woodbridge: Boydell, 1989)

Cormac Bourke, ed. Studies in the cult of Saint Columba (Dublin, 1997)

L.A.S. Butler and R.K. Morris, ed. The Anglo-Saxon church : papers on history, architecture, and archaeology in honour of Dr H.M. Taylor (London: CBA, 1986): articles by Rollason and Butler Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Catherine Cubitt, ‘Memory and narrative in the cult of early Anglo-Saxon saints’, in The uses of the past in the early Middle Ages (Cambridge: CUP, 2000), 29-66

Catherine Cubitt, ‘Sites and sanctity: revisiting the sites of murdered and martyred Anglo-Saxon royal saints’, Early medieval Europe. , 9 (2000)

C.E. Fell, ‘St Æthelthryth: a historical-hagiographical dichotomy’, Nottingham medieval studies. , 38 (1995)

M. Henig and P. Lindley, ed. Alban and St Albans : Roman and medieval architecture, art and archaeology , BAA CT (Leeds: Maney, 2001)

N.J. Higham, ‘Guthlac’s Vita …’ in Aethelbald and Offa : two eighth-century kings of Mercia : papers from a conference held in Manchester in 2000, Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies , ed. by David Hill and M. Worthington (Oxford: BAR, 2005) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

N.J. Higham, ed. Wilfrid : abbot, bishop, saint : papers from the 1300th anniversary conferences (Donington: Shaun Tyas, 2013)

Mark Laynesmith, ‘Stephen of Ripon and the Bible: allegorical and typological interpretations of the Life of St Wilfrid ’, Early medieval Europe. . 9 (2006), 163-82

D.P. Kirby, ‘Bede, Eddius Stephanus, and the “Life of Wilfrid”’, English historical review. , 98 (1983), 101-14

D.P. Kirby, ‘The genesis of a cult: Cuthbert of Farne and ecclesiastical politics in Northumbria in the late seventh and early eighth centuries’, Journal of ecclesiastical history. , 46 (1995), 383-97

D.P. Kirby, Saint Wilfrid at Hexham (Newcastle: Oriel Press, 1974)

Oliver Rackham, Transitus Beati Fursei : a translation of the 8th century manuscript, Life of Saint Fursey (Norwich: Fursey Pilgrims, 2007)

Susan Ridyard, The royal saints of Anglo-Saxon England : a study of West Saxon and East Anglian cults (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988)

David Rollason, Saints and relics in Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford: Blackwell, 1989)

C. Stancliffe and E. Cambridge, ed. Oswald : Northumbrian king to European saint (Stamford: Paul Watkins, 1995)

Alan Thacker, ‘Memorialising Gregory the Great’, Early medieval Europe. , 7 (1998)

Alan Thacker and Richard Sharpe, ed. Local saints and local churches in the early medieval West (Oxford: OUP, 2002)

Francesca Tinti, ‘Personal names in the composition and transmission of Bede’s prose Vita S. Cuthberti ’, Anglo-Saxon England. , 40 (2011), 15-42

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Monasticism: Whitby, Coldingham, Lastingham

C.W. Jones, Saints' lives and chronicles in early England. together with first English translations of The oldest life of Pope St. Gregory the Great. by a monk of Whitby ; and The life of St. Guthlac of Crowland by Felix. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1947): contains a translation of the Whitby Life of Gregory I

John Blair, The church in Anglo-Saxon society (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005)

John Blair, ‘Minsters in the Landscape’, in Anglo-Saxon settlements , ed. Della Hooke (Oxford: Blackwell, 1988) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

John Blair and Richard Sharpe, ed. Pastoral care before the parish (Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1992)

L.A.S. Butler and R.K. Morris, ed. The Anglo-Saxon Church (London: CBA, 1986)

Rosemary Cramp, ‘The Anglian tradition in the ninth century’, in Anglo-Saxon and Viking age sculpture and its context : papers from the Collingwood Symposium on insular sculpture from 800 to 1066 , ed. J. Lang, BAR 49 (Oxford: BAR, 1983) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Sarah Foot, Monastic Life in Anglo-Saxon England, c. 600-900 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006)

Sarah Foot, Veiled women , 2 vols (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000), I, ch. 2 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Helen Gittos, Liturgy, architecture, and sacred places in Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013)

Jane Hawkes and S. Mills, ed. Northumbria’s Golden Age (Stroud: Sutton, 1999)

Carole Hough, ‘Strensall, Streanaeshalch and Stronsay’, Journal of the English Place-Name Society , 35 (2002-3), 17-24 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Peter Hunter Blair, ‘Whitby as a centre of learning in the seventh century’, in Learning and Literature in Anglo-Saxon England. (Cambridge: CUP, 1985), 3-32

J. Lang, Corpus of Anglo-Saxon stone sculpture. Vol.3, York and eastern Yorkshire (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991)

J. Lang, Corpus of Anglo-Saxon stone sculpture. Vol. 6, Northern Yorkshire (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001)

M.A. Meyer, ‘Queens, convents and conversion in early Anglo-Saxon England’, Revue bénédictine. , 109 (1999)

R.K. Morris, The church in British archaeology , CBA 47 (London: CBA, 1983)

R.K. Morris, Churches in the landscape (London: Dent, 1989)

Ian Wood, ‘Monasteries and the geography of power in the age of Bede’, Northern history. , 45 (2008), 11-25

Barbara Yorke, Nunneries and the Anglo-Saxon royal houses (London: Continuum, 2003)

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Bede’s Letter to Ecgberht: Bede’s ideas about pastoral care

Abbots of Wearmouth and Jarrow : Bede's Homily i.13 on Benedict Biscop, Bede's History of the abbots of Wearmouth and Jarrow, the nonymous Life of Ceolfrith, Bede's Letter to Ecgbert, bishop of York , ed. and tr. Christopher Grocock and Ian Wood (Oxford: Clarendon, 2013)

Bede’s Ecclesiastical History of the English People , ed. J. McClure and Roger Collins, new edn (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008)

John Blair, The church in Anglo-Saxon society (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005)

John Blair, ‘Minsters in the Landscape’, in Anglo-Saxon settlements , ed. Della Hooke (Oxford: Blackwell, 1988)

John Blair and Richard Sharpe, ed. Pastoral care before the parish (Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1992)

Scott DeGregorio, ‘Nostrorum socordiam temporum: the reforming impulse of Bede’s later exegesis’, Early medieval Europe. , 11 (2002), 107-22

Scott DeGregorio, ‘Bede’s In Ezram et Neemiam and the reform of the Northumbrian church’, Speculum. , 79 (2004), 1-25

Helen Gittos, Liturgy, architecture, and sacred places in Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013)

Alan Thacker, ‘Bede’s ideal of reform’, in Ideal and reality in Frankish and Anglo-Saxon society : studies presented to J.M. Wallace-Hadrill , ed. P. Wormald, D. Bullough and R. Collins (Oxford: Blackwell, 1983): Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

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The Northumbrians and their neighbours, the Irish, the Picts and the Mercians

H. Moisl, ‘The Bernician royal dynasty and the Irish in the seventh century’, Peritia. , 2 (1983), 103-26

D. Ó Corráin, Ireland before the Normans (Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1972)

D. Ó Cróinín, ed. A new history of Ireland. 1, Prehistoric and early Ireland (Oxford: OUP, 2005)

D. Ó Cróinín, Early medieval Ireland, c. AD 400 - AD1200 (London: Longman, 1995)

D.A. Bullough, ‘Columba, Adomnan, and the achievement of Iona’, The Scottish historical review. , 43 (1963-4), 111-30 and 44 (1964-5), 17-33

Adomnan of Iona, Life of St Columba , tr. Richard Sharpe (London: Penguin, 1995) with full and very useful historical introduction

C. Stancliffe, Bede, Wilfrid, and the Irish , Jarrow Lecture 2003 (Jarrow, 2003)

Barbara Yorke, Rex doctissimus : Bede and King Aldfrith of Northumbria , Jarrow Lecture (Jarrow, 2009)

Barbara Yorke, 'Britain and Ireland, c.500', in A companion to the early Middle Ages : Britain and Ireland c.500-1100 , ed. Pauline Stafford (Chichester, 2009)

A.A.M. Duncan, ‘Bede, Iona and the Picts’, in The Writing of history in the Middle Ages : essays presented to Richard William Southern , ed. R.H.C. Davis and J.M Wallace-Hadrill (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

J.E. Fraser, From Caledonia to Pictland : Scotland to 795 (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009)

I.B. Henderson, The Picts (London: Thames and Hudson, 1967)

C. Stancliffe, Bede and the Britons , 14th Whithorn Lecture (Whithorn, 2007)

Thomas Charles-Edwards, Wales and the Britons, 350-1064 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013)

Nick Higham, ed. Britons in Anglo-Saxon England (Woodbridge, 2007)

M. Brown and C.A. Farr, Mercia : an Anglo-Saxon kingdom in Europe (London: Leicester University Press, 2001)

Margaret Gelling, The East Midlands in the early Middle Ages (Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1992)

David Hill and M. Worthington, ed. Aethelbald and Offa : two eighth-century kings of Mercia : papers from a conference held in Manchester in 2000, Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies (Oxford: BAR, 2005)

Patrick Sims-Williams, Religion and literature in Western England, 600-800 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990)

F.M. Stenton, Preparatory to Anglo-Saxon England : being the collected papers of Frank Merry Stenton (Oxford: Clarendon, 1970)

Pauline Stafford, The East Midlands in the early Middle Ages (Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1985)

Alan Vince, ed. Pre-Viking Lindsey (Lincoln: City of Lincoln Archaeological Unit, 1993)

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Bede and the future

G.H. Brown, ‘The preservation and transmission of Northumbrian culture on the Continent: Alcuin’s debt to Bede’, in The preservation and transmission of Anglo-Saxon culture : selected papers from the 1991 Meeting of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists , ed. P.E. Szarmach and J.T. Rosenthal (Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publicatiuons, 1997), 159-75

D.A. Bullough, Alcuin : achievement and reputation ; being part of the Ford lectures delivered in Oxford in Hilary Term 1980 (Leiden: Brill, 2004)

D.A. Bullough, Carolingian renewal : sources and heritage (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1991)

Peter Darby, Bede and the end of time (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012)

S. Lebecq, M. Perrin and O. Szerwiniack, ed. Bède le Vénérable entre tradition et postérité = The Venerable Bede : tradition and posterity : colloque organisé à Villeneuve d'Ascq et Amiens par le CRHEN-O (Université de Lille 3) et Textes, Images et Spiritualité (Université de Picardie - Jules Verne) du 3 au 6 juillet 2002 (Lille: CEGES, 2005)

Wilhelm Levison, England and the Continent in the eighth century : the Ford lectures delivered in the University of Oxford, in the Hilary term, 1943 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1946)

James Palmer, Anglo-Saxons in a Frankish world, 690-900 (Turnhout: Brepols, 2009)

Joanna Story, Carolingian connections : Anglo-Saxon England and Carolingian Francia, c. 750-870 (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003)

Dorothy Whitelock, After Bede , Jarrow Lecture 1960 (Jarrow, 1960)

Dorothy Whitelock, ‘Old English Bede’, Proceedings of the British Academy. , 48 (1962), 57-90

Ian Wood, The missionary life : saints and the evangelisation of Europe, 400-1050 (Harlow: Longman, 2001)

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