Part 1 East Anglia: before Sutton Hoo - structures of power and society, C.J. Scull; late Roman and Anglo-Saxon settlement pattern, J. Newman; Snape Anglo-Saxon cemetery, W. Filmer-Sankey; a chronology for Suffolk place-names, M. Gelling; Beowulf and the East Anglian royal pedigree, S. Newton; kings, gesiths and thegns, H. Loyn. Part 2 England: burial practice, H. Geake; 7th-century cremation burial in Asthall Barrow, Oxfordshire, T.M. Dickinson and G. Speake; Anglo-Saxon symbolism, J.D. Richards; Anglo-Saxon weapon burial rite, H. Harke; royal power and royal symbols in "Beowulf", B. Raw; Christianity in Southumbria,, Jane Stevenson; Anglo-Saxon vocabulary, J. Roberts. Part 3 North-Western Europe: western and northern Britain, L. Alcock; Pictland, S.M. Foster; Frankish hegemony in England, I.N. Wood; royal burial among the Franks, E. James; the undiscovered grave of King Clovis, P. Perin; social change around AD600, G. Hassall; the Royal Cemetery at Borre, Vestfold (Norway), B. Myhre; the Scandinavian character of Anglian England, J. Hines; human sacrifice in the late pagan period, H. Ellis Davidson. Postscript: the Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Sutton Hoo, M.O.H. Carver.