1. Introduction : myth, rulership, church and charters in the work of Nicholas Brooks / Julia Barrow 2. Nicholas Brooks at Birmingham / Christopher Dyer 3. Anglo-Saxon origin legends / Barbara Yorke 4. A nearly, but wrongly, forgotten historian of the Dark Ages / James Campbell 5. Anglo-Saxon charters : lost and found / Simon Keynes 6. Reculver minster and its early charters / Susan Kelly 7. Stour in Ismere / Margaret Gelling 8. Was there an agricultural revolution in Anglo-Saxon England? / Alex Burghart and Andrew Wareham 9. 'The Annals of thelfld' : annals, history and politics in early tenth-century England / Pauline Stafford 10. The first use of the second Anglo-Saxon Ordo / Janet L. Nelson 11. Where English becomes British : rethinking contexts for Brunanburh / Sarah Foot 12. Archbishop Dunstan : a prophet in politics? / Catherine Cubitt 13. A mass for St Birinus in an Anglo-Saxon missal from the Scandinavian mission-field / Alicia Correa 14. The Saint Clement dedications at Clementhorpe and Pontefract Castle : Anglo-Scandinavian or Norman? / Barbara E. Crawford 15. England and the Norman myth / Nick Webber 16. What happened to ecclesiastical charters in England 1066-c.1100? / Julia Barrow.