Early Medieval Dorking: 600 - 1200AD by Susannah Horne
Early Medieval Dorking is a new book covering the period between 600 and 1200AD, from the first Anglo-Saxon settlement in Dorking through the Norman Conquest and beyond.
Dorking Museum's Susannah Horne has drawn on evidence from history, archaeology, art and literature to create a description of life as it was lived in Dorking in the early medieval period, illustrated with original drawings.
7th to 8th centuries: the initial settlement and Anglo-Saxon life in general
9th to 10thcenturies: the Danish attacks and Dorking as a royal estate
11th to 12th centuries: the Norman Conquest and Domesday Book