The Marlborough Mound
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224 Pages

23.4 x 15.6 cm

41 colour and 14 line illus.

Imprint: Boydell Press

The Marlborough Mound

Prehistoric Mound, Medieval Castle, Georgian Garden

Edited by Richard Barber

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The Marlborough Mound has recently been recognised as one of the most important monuments in the group around Stonehenge. It was also a medieval castle and a feature in a major 17th century garden. This is the first comprehensive history of this extraordinary site.
The Marlborough Mound has recently been recognised as one of the most important monuments in the group around Stonehenge. It was also a medieval castle and a feature in a major 17th century garden. This is the first comprehensive history of this extraordinary site.
Preface
Barry Cunliffe

1. 'One remarkable earthen-work': The Neolithic Origins of the Marlborough Mound
Jim Leary and Joshua Pollard
Afterword: The Round Mound Project
Jim Leary, Elaine Jamieson and Phil Stastney

2. Castles and the Landscape of Norman Wessex, c. 1066-1154
Oliver H. Creighton

3. Marlborough Castle in the Middle Ages
Richard Barber

4. The Mound as a Garden Feature
Brian Dix

5. Epilogue: The Marlborough Mound Trust

Appendices
A Inquisition into the State of Marlborough Castle, 11 September 1327
B Castellum Merlebergae, by H.C. Brentnall, F.S.A.
C Constables of Marlborough Castle
D Marlborough Castle: Archaeological Findings for the Medieval Period


Bibliography
Index

RICHARD BARBER has had a huge influence on the study of medieval history and literature, as both a writer and a publisher. His first book on the Arthurian legend appeared in 1961, and his major works include The Knight and Chivalry (winner of the Somerset Maugham Award in 1971), Edward Prince of Wales and Aquitaine, The Penguin Guide to Medieval Europe and The Holy Grail: the History of a Legend which was widely praised and was translated into six languages.

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9781783271863

August 2022

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Title Details

224 Pages

2.34 x 1.56 cm

41 colour and 14 line illus.

Imprint: Boydell Press