Athelstan

The First King of England
Author(s): 
Foot, Sarah
ISBN: 
9780300187717
Date published: 
September 2012
Paperback
Price: 
£14.99

The powerful and innovative King Athelstan reigned only briefly (924-939), yet his achievements during those eventful twelve years changed the course of English history. In this nuanced portrait of Athelstan, the author offers an account of the king. It traces his life through the various spheres in which he lived and worked.