Æthelred II & Cnut the Great

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  1. Timothy Bolton, The Empire of Cnut the Great: Conquest and the Consolidation of Power in Northern Europe in the Early Eleventh Century, Leiden: Brill, 2009.
  2. Alistair Campbell, ed., Encomium Emmae Reginae, reprint, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998 (1949).
  3. Matthew Firth, ‘Æthelred II “the Unready” and the Role of Kingship in Gunnlaugs saga Ormstungu‘, The Court Historian 25 (2020), 1-14.
  4. Matthew Firth, ‘London Under Danish Rule: Cnut’s Politics and Policies as a Demonstration of Power,’ Eras Journal, Volume 18, No. 1.
  5. Simon Keynes, The Diplomas of King Æthelred ‘the Unready’, 978 – 1016, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980.
  6. Simon Keynes, ‘A Tale of Two Kings: Alfred the Great and Æthelred the Unready,’ Transactions of the Royal Historical Society 36 (1986): 195 – 217.
  7. Ryan Lavelle, ‘The Use and Abuse of Hostages in Later Anglo-Saxon England,’ Early Medieval Europe 14 (No. 3, 2006): 269 – 96.
  8. M. K. Lawson,  Cnut: England’s Viking King, 3rd edn, London: The History Press, 2011.
  9. Hermann Palsson and Paul Edwards, trans. Knytlinga saga. Odense: Odense University Press, 1986.
  10. Alexander R. Rumble (ed.), The Reign of Cnut: King of England, Denmark and Norway, London: Leicester University Press, 1994.
  11. Peter Townend, ‘ Contextualizing the Knútsdrápur: skaldic praise-poetry at the court of Cnut.’ Anglo-Saxon England, 30 (2001): 145 – 179.
  12. Barbara Yorke, Wessex in the Early Middle Ages. London: Leicester University Press, 1995.