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Count of the Saxon Shore, The; or, The Villa in Vectis. A Tale of the Departure of the Romans from Britain

Author(s): Church, Alfred John (with Ruth Putnam) Pages: 311
Publisher: Seeley Date of Publication: 1887
Reading Level: YA Genre:
Setting: Brit, Vectis Period: ca. 410Ð451 AD (Code: 9c)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: n First Person:
Subject: Brit at end of Roman rule. ---ÒAD 410Ð451. Troubles in defending Roman Britain from invading Goths, reversion to paganism, and hint of the coming of the Saxons. The scene is southern Britain and the Isle of Wight.Ó (Kelly) Kaye (p96) says takes place just after Angles & Saxons have joined the Britons in driving out the picts & decided to settle there themselves. Carna, English maiden, is adopted by title character.
Unique Qualities: US pub was Putnam's.

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