Late Anglo-Saxon Government and Administration

Anglo-Saxon History

By Professor Katy Cubitt, published 26th March 2019

Change and continuity

In this podcast Professor Katy Cubitt of the University of East Anglia looks at how governance and administration changed in the late Anglo-Saxon period.

1. Introduction to late Anglo-Saxon Government and Administration
2. The key functions of royal governance.
3. The Alderman and the Reeve.
4. The shire system.
5. The shire and hundred courts.
6. Towns and coinage.
7. Conclusion.
8. How did royal governance change in this period?


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