The period in York's history between the withdrawal of the Romans in the early fifth century and the arrival of the Vikings in the ninth saw the arrival and the settling of the Anglian people. 


Ailsa Mainman has gathered together the work of the historians and archaeologists who have worked in York and produced a full synthesis of our knowledge of Anglian York.


She paints a vivid picture of life in the 'dark ages' of York.

Ailsa Mainman - Anglo-Saxon York