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A series of eight programmes in which historians and archaeologists build up a picture of the personalities, ideas, and achievements of the English people during the centuries before the Norman invasion

E.G. Bowen, F.S.A., Professor of Geography and Anthropology, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth
B. Hope-Taylor, Archaeological Consultant to the Ministry of Works
The Rev. M. D. Knowles, Litt.D., F.B.A., F.S.A., Professor of Modern History in the University of Cambridge
J.N.L. Myres, F.S.A., Bodley's Librarian, University of Oxford

Tonight's programme looks back from the time of Alfred to the years that saw the Anglo-Saxons converted to Christianity and the splendid civilisation of the seventh and eighth centuries-sometimes called 'The Golden Age' and sometimes 'The Age of Bede.'


Professor E.G. Bowen
B. Hope-Taylor
Professor the Rev. M.D. Knowles
J.N.L. Myres

Network Three

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