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A sketch of an unknown settlement/village in the later Saxon period. Artist unknown

Shrivenham in the Later First Millenium AD

England before the Norman Conquest of 1066 is poorly documented. At the moment we have to rely on methods that are speculative in order to understand how villages, settlements and local government evolved. Margaet Andrews has applied her knowledge and ideas to suggest what Shrivenham may have been like in that period. To read her article which formed part of the SHS Lockdown Series during the pandemic of 2020, please go HERE


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    800 - 1000 AD
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