A Mighty Fleet and the King's Power : The Isle of Man, AD 400 to 1265 by Tim Clarkson
Situated in the middle of the Irish Sea, the Isle of Man is like a stepping-stone between the lands that surround it. In medieval times, it played an important role in the histories of Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. This book explores the first part of that turbulent era, tracing the story of the Isle of Man from the fifth to the thirteenth centuries.
It looks at the ways in which various peoples - Britons, Scots, Irish, English and Scandinavians - influenced events in Man over a period of more than 800 years. A large portion of the book is concerned with the Vikings, a group whose legacy - in place names, old burial mounds and finely carved stones - is such a vivid element in the Manx landscape today.
Format : Paperback / softback 240 pages, 8pp b/w plates
Publisher : John Donald Publishers Ltd
Published : 6 Apr 2023
Classifications : Isle of Man, c 500 CE to c 1000 CE, c 1000 CE to c 1500, British & Irish history, Social & cultural history, Maritime history, Archaeology
Readership:General (US: Trade) Professional & Vocational Tertiary Education (US: College)
Dimensions : 233 x 154 x 21 (mm)