Anglo Saxon England Podcast
About This Show
This is the story of how a new country and culture emerged from the chaos of the Dark Ages; and the story of the period that laid the foundations of modern England. Now forms the first 21 episodes of The History of England.
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21 His Years were full of Glory
Jan 29 17
Athelstan was a dynamic and effective ruler, in war, law, and diplomacy. As a war leader he established at least nominal overlordship of all Britain; his marriage alliances included the greatest of European rulers; and he increased the age of legal responsibility from 12 to 16.