Warlords of Anglo Saxon Mercia

Warlords of Mercia aggressively made the Kingdom the dominant power of Anglo Saxon England.

The first to appear in written records was King Pends who was responsible for the deaths of five other Anglo Saxon Kings before he was killed in a battle against the Northumbrian's in AD655. After Penda's death Mercia continued to dominate the English Midlands.

Dr John Hunt, Author and historian tells the story of the Kingdom in Warriors, Warlords and Saints: The Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Mercia by John Hunt

KEYWORDS: Anglo Saxons, Mercia, Staffordshire Hoard, Offa's Dyke, Book, John Hunt

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Warriors, Warlords and Saints

John Hunt

Anglo Saxon Mercia was a great power in its day, although many aspects of it have been shrouded in myth and mystery. However, recent discoveries, such as the Staffordshire Hoard and the Lichfield Angel, have shone a fascinating light into the world of Mercia and the Mercians. In Warriors, Warlords...



Dr John Hunt