If you want to catch up on all we currently know about Anglo-Saxon Lyminge, and also read a bit around the subject, then look no further. We have compiled a handy bibliography which is available here You will even find a suggestion for some historical fiction with Queen Æthelburh as a character.
We are delighted to bring news to readers of this blog of a new paper published by Gabor Thomas that explores the function of Anglo-Saxon great hall complexes, drawing specifically on the wealth of information discovered at Lyminge and comparing this to other sites in Kent. Gabor sees the site on Tayne Field as exhibiting … Continue reading The Lyminge great hall complex in context
The current exhibition at the British Library in London is a chance to see some of the greatest treasures surviving from the Anglo-Saxon period. There are fabulous manuscripts such as the beautifully decorated Lindisfarne Gospels or the massive Codex Amiatinus, a complete bible created in Jarrow in County Durham in the 8th Century that is … Continue reading Getting close to Ethelburga
We've been busy over recent weeks updating our site with lots of new information about Lyminge and its history. We hope this will give everyone who visits the blog a much better sense of the significance of Lyminge as a site in the Anglo-Saxon period, and and agood understanding of why we are planning further … Continue reading What’s so special about Lyminge?