Late/Post-Roman Britain

Posts concerned with end of the Roman period and post-Roman Britain/Anglo-Saxon England—including, but not limited to, the history, archaeology, landscape and place-names of these periods—are brought together and indexed on this page. I've tried to arrange the following into a number of broad categories to make it easier to find relevant posts.

Fully Referenced Research/Drafts
  1. Britain, the Byzantine Empire, and the concept of an Anglo-Saxon 'Heptarchy': Harun ibn Yahya's ninth-century Arabic description of Britain
  2. Romano-British pottery in the fifth- to sixth-century Lincoln region
  3. Were there Huns in Anglo-Saxon England? Some thoughts on Bede, Priscus & Attila
  4. A brief note on Britons and wealhstodas
  5. The Hwicce of Rutland? Some intriguing names from the East Midlands
  6. A note on some probable Scandinavian burials in the 'Late Saxon' cemetery at Ketton, Rutland
  7. A brief note on Willinghams and Inghams: Anglo-Saxon pagan priests and Kultverbände in Lincolnshire & East Anglia?
  8. An early Anglo-Saxon sorcerer at Teversham, Cambridgeshire?
  9. Havelok and the British kings of ‘Lincoln and Lindesi
Research on Stable Isotopes, Coins, Pottery & Other Evidence/Artefact Types
  1. Some oxygen isotope evidence for long-distance migration to Britain from North Africa & southern Iberia, c.1100 BC–AD 800
  2. Out of the cold far north and east? Some oxygen isotope evidence for Scandinavian & central/eastern European migrants in Britain, c. 2300 BC–AD 1050
  3. A note on the evidence for African migrants in Britain from the Bronze Age to the medieval period
  4. Some imitation Islamic coins minted in early medieval Europe
  5. The distribution of Islamic dirhams in Anglo-Saxon England
  6. Indian silver coins in Viking-age northern Europe & Britain
  7. Romano-British pottery in the fifth- to sixth-century Lincoln region
  8. Roman mosaics from the Greetwell villa-palace and other sites in Lincolnshire
History & Literature
  1. Anglo-Saxon or sub-Roman: what should we call Lincolnshire in the fifth and sixth centuries?
  2. The Anglo-Saxons abroad? Some early Anglo-Saxon finds from France and East Africa
  3. A great host of captives? A note on Vikings in Morocco and Africans in early medieval Ireland & Britain
  4. The medieval 'New England': a forgotten Anglo-Saxon colony on the north-eastern Black Sea coast
  5. Havelok and the British kings of ‘Lincoln and Lindesi
  6. A 'Sorcerer's Stronghold' in Anglo-Saxon Nottinghamshire: Teversal, Sherwood... & Tolkien's Dol Guldur?
  7. A brief note on Britons and wealhstodas
  8. The Hwicce of Rutland? Some intriguing names from the East Midlands
  9. Were there Huns in Anglo-Saxon England? Some thoughts on Bede, Priscus & Attila
  10. Britain, the Byzantine Empire, and the concept of an Anglo-Saxon 'Heptarchy': Harun ibn Yahya's ninth-century Arabic description of Britain
  11. Camels in early medieval western Europe: beasts of burden & tools of ritual humiliation
  12. A very long way from home: early Byzantine finds at the far ends of the world
Archaeological Sites, Individual Finds & Landscape
  1. Cun Hu Hill: a possible late/post-Roman fortification near Grimsby
  2. Anglo-Saxon archaeology, Late Roman provinces & the landscape of post-Roman eastern Britain
  3. Stain Hill and the Lincolnshire Marshes in the Anglo-Saxon period
  4. Villas and ranches on the late Roman Lincolnshire Wolds: the Welton le Wold villa and its landscape context
  5. The Anglo-Saxon wīc at Garwick: a brief update
  6. Ketsby DMV: a Roman–Early Modern settlement site in the Lincolnshire Wolds
  7. Roman mosaics from the Greetwell villa-palace and other sites in Lincolnshire
  8. An early Anglo-Saxon pot from the Greetwell villa-palace
  9. A tenth-century Anglo-Saxon standing cross discovered at Louth, Lincolnshire
  10. The Anglo-Saxons abroad? Some early Anglo-Saxon finds from France and East Africa
  11. A note on some probable Scandinavian burials in the 'Late Saxon' cemetery at Ketton, Rutland
  12. Ludford, Tealby and the Taifali: a major Late Iron Age to early post-Roman settlement on the Lincolnshire Wolds
Place-Names & Language
  1. A brief note on Willinghams and Inghams: Anglo-Saxon pagan priests and Kultverbände in Lincolnshire & East Anglia?
  2. An early Anglo-Saxon sorcerer at Teversham, Cambridgeshire?
  3. A 'Sorcerer's Stronghold' in Anglo-Saxon Nottinghamshire: Teversal, Sherwood... & Tolkien's Dol Guldur?
  4. Cun Hu Hill: a possible late/post-Roman fortification near Grimsby
  5. A brief note on Britons and wealhstodas
  6. The Hwicce of Rutland? Some intriguing names from the East Midlands
  7. Ludford, Tealby and the Taifali: a major Late Iron Age to early post-Roman settlement on the Lincolnshire Wolds