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Patterns of Power in Early Wales$
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Wendy Davies

Print publication date: 1990

Print ISBN-13: 9780198201533

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201533.001.0001

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The Welsh and the English

The Welsh and the English

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(p.61) 5. The Welsh and the English
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Patterns of Power in Early Wales
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Wendy Davies

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201533.003.0005

This chapter describes English control in Wales in the tenth century, a period in which the political capacity of English kings increased enormously. Not content with the incorporation of Cornwall into the kingdom, the kings of England mounted expeditions to northern as well as western parts of the island and entered into relationships with the leaders on their frontiers. In this chapter, ‘the border’, English political control in Wales, and English alliances are closely examined.

Keywords:   English control, Wales, Cornwall, England, border, political control, alliances

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