The Saxon Chronicles (or Saxon Stories) is a series of historical fiction novels by British author Bernard Cornwell. The series is set around 9th century during the Danish invasion of Britain. The main character Uhtred Ragnarson was captured by the Danes shortly after birth. The series is told in retrospective through his eyes long after the events occurred.

Bernard Cornwell’s first Saxon Stories novel was The Last Kingdom, published in 2004. The series is ongoing, with Cornwell wishing to continue the series. Below is a list of Bernard Cornwell’s Saxon Chronicles books in order of when they were originally published:

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Publication Order of The Warrior Chronicles / Saxon Stories Books

The Last Kingdom(2004)Description / Buy at
The Pale Horseman(2005)Description / Buy at
Lords of the North(2006)Description / Buy at
Sword Song(2007)Description / Buy at
The Burning Land(2009)Description / Buy at
Death of Kings(2011)Description / Buy at
The Pagan Lord(2013)Description / Buy at
The Empty Throne(2014)Description / Buy at
Warriors of the Storm(2015)Description / Buy at
The Flame Bearer(2016)Description / Buy at
War of the Wolf(2018)Description / Buy at
Sword of Kings(2019)Description / Buy at
War Lord(2020)Description / Buy at
Uhtred’s Feast(2023)Description / Buy at

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3 Responses to “Order of Saxon Chronicles Books”

  1. Kate: 3 years ago

    What a fantastic read. The battle scenes are incredible–I preferred reading Cornwell’s written battle descriptions to those acted in the tv series. Also I kept googling characters and incidents to learn 9th century history.


  2. disqus_138Hjr070g: 7 years ago

    I love this series and am going to get the entire series in hardback so that I can enjoy them all over again……what a wonderful adventure this has been. Thank you Mr. Cornwell


    • Simon: 10 months ago

      Brilliant series of books. Loved the TV series, but love the books more. Just bought them all in hardback. Had to check this list to put them in the right order. Looking forward to rereading them all.


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