One of the greatest difficulties in researching King Malcolm is the nature and content of the sources themselves. Though there are some sources that are contemporary to Malcolm’s reign, such as the… 991 more words
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La Chanson de Roland, trans. Ian Short, 2nd edn (Lettres Gothiques, Livre de Poche, 1990).
In 777, Sulayman al-Arabi, the Muslim governor of Barcelona and Girona, sent a delegation to the Frankish King, Charlemagne, offering him his submission along with the allegiance of Husayn, governor of Zaragoza, and Abu Taur, governor of Huesca in return for military aid against Abd al-Rahman I, a rebel prince who had declared an independent Emirate with Córdoba as its capital. 2,146 more words
Moated sites are rectangular shaped enclosures that are primarily associated with the 13thand 14th century Anglo-Norman colonisation of Ireland. Bree has a notable concentration of these monuments with 12 located within the parish bounds (see Table 1 below). 1,218 more words