Alfred the Great (r. 871-899) was the king of Wessex in Britain but was later known as the king of the Anglo-Saxons after his victories over the Viking invaders and his later negotiations with them. 2,799 more words
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Lockdowns are frustrating. Especially in the autumn/winter season because festive spirit isn’t quite there yet and the weather is, quite frankly, bad. In fact, Lockdowns are a constantly ongoing greyish mess. 1,276 more words
Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings by Neil Price (Nonfiction Book, 2020).
Neil Price, one of the foremost figures in the study of the people we call the Vikings, offers up a compelling and richly detailed account of their 300 year heyday. 409 more words