The Times of Bede, 625-865
Author: Wormald, Pattrick.
Title: The Times of Bede, 625-865 : Studies in early English Christian Society and its Historian.
Publisher: Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2006.
Description: 8vo. xvi, 290 p.: ill, map. The dust-jacket is in a protective jacket. Notes at the end of each chapter witth bibliograpphical references. As new in As new dust-jacket. Hardcover. First Edition. ISBN: 0631166556.
Contents: Part 1. An early Christian culture and its critic. Bede and Benedict Biscop -- Bede, Beowulf and the conversion of the Anglo-Saxon aristocracy -- Bede, the Bretwaldas and the origins of the Gens Anglorum -- Bede and the conversion of England: the Charter evidence -- Part 2. The impact of Bede's critique. Æthelwold and his continental counterparts: contact, comparison, contrast -- The Venerable Bede and the 'Church of the English' -- How do we know so much about Anglo-Saxon Deerhurst? -- Corruption, decline and the 'real world' of the early English Church: aristocrats as abbots.