Book List

Serjeantson, R.M. “A History of the Church of St Peter Northampton together with the chapels of Kingsthorpe and Upton” 1906

Serjeantson was curate at Holy Sepulchre, Northampton, before becoming Rector of St Peter’s.  This substantial volume is the most comprehensive book about St Peter’s. It is available now as an affordable paperback reprint and as a pdf download from the Internet Archive.

Maguire, Henry P. “A Twelfth Century Workshop in Northampton” Gesta 9, no. 1 (1970): 11–25.

Marsh, Bazil and Sargant, David “Saint Ragener” c. 1994

The last rector, Archdeacon Marsh, was able to preserve the story of St Ragener. The cult is mentioned in several medieval manuscripts. This booklet revived a legend which had almost been forgotten. More manuscripts and source materials are now digitally available and further clues emerge about St Ragener. Research is ongoing.

Parker, Eleanor “Dragon Lords: The History & Legends of Viking England: The History and Legends of Viking England” 2018

Eleanor Parker gave us a talk on the St Ragener story. This book expands on the history and legends of the era before the Norman Conquest and includes the St Ragener story.

Parker, Eleanor “Conquered: The Last Children of Anglo-Saxon England” 2023

Blair, John “The Church in Anglo-Saxon Society” 2006

Young, Francis “Edmund: In Search of England’s Lost King” 2018

Champman, Andy (editor) “The Archaeology of Medieval Northampton – Northamptonshire Archaeology Vol. 41” 2021

Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Editor) “STRATA: William Smith’s Geological Maps” 2022

Winchester, Simon “The Map That Changed the World: A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption

Barnwell, P. S. & Tyack, Geoffrey & Whyte William (Editors) “Sir George Gilbert Scott 1811-1878” 2014

Stamp, Gavin “Gothic for the Steam Age: An Illustrated Biography of George Gilbert Scott” 2015

Fernie, Eric “Romanesque Architecture” 2014

Stalley, Roger “Early Medieval Architecture” 1999