The expansion of the kingdom of Strathclyde

  title={The expansion of the kingdom of Strathclyde},
  author={Fiona Edmonds},
  journal={Early Medieval Europe},
  • F. Edmonds
  • Published 1 February 2015
  • History
  • Early Medieval Europe
The kingdom of Strathclyde was focused on the Clyde valley and ruled by a Brittonic‐speaking dynasty. Historians have traditionally argued that the kingdom expanded southwards in the early tenth century, with the result that there was a revival of Brittonic language. Several scholars have recently challenged this interpretation, but in this article I defend the view that Strathclyde expanded southwards, and I propose a new model for the process. I argue that the kings of Strathclyde took… 
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