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In Search of ... Athelstan

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Written and presented by Michael Wood
The search for King Athelstan takes us from the coasts of Devon to the dramatic fortress of Dunnottar in Scotland. In Durham Michael Wood discovers the splendid royal treasure given to St Cuthbert. In Hampshire he traces the bounds of the estate Athelstan gave to his armour bearer.
The Star Wars school of archaeology ... fizzes with excitement. (THE TIMES) Producer DEREK TOWERS
BBC Manchester
Book. In Search of the Dark Ages, £8.95, from booksellers

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In Search of ... Athelstan

BBC Two England, 1 December 1981 16.45






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