The Historical Context: Wales and England 800-1200

Karen Jankulak, Jonathan Wooding

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to Arthurian Literature
EditorsHelen Fulton
Place of PublicationChichester
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781444305821
ISBN (Print)9781405157896
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jan 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • medieval history
  • England and Wales in the ninth to eleventh centuries
  • Brut y Tywysogion and the Hendregadredd manuscript of court poetry
  • Britain at the opening of the ninth century
  • Alfred - Asser's Vita Ælfredi regis - Gruffudd ap Llywelyn of Gwynedd
  • poets and princes - Beirdd y Tywysogion - "Poets of the Princes" - type of poet - the pencerdd
  • native and Norman cultures - princes termed "native"
  • Welsh - Llyfr Du Caerfyrddin - "Black Book of Carmarthen" and the tale Math uab Mathonwy
  • Anglo-Saxon kings - Anglo-Saxon kingdom
  • Celtic origins of the Arthurian legend
  • coming of the Normans - Gwynedd and Dyfed

Cite this