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The Coming- Part 2 by Alan R Lancaster

A couple of months ago, Alan R Lancaster kindly submitted a post for this site, that described the coming of the Vikings into the British isles. 989 more words

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A late Christmas present

Christmas Day 2015 has come and gone but the giving kept on giving as at the first opportunity after Christmas Day New Zealand Post delivered into the mail box of  1,196 more words

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King Arthur

Arthur was a warlord of the late fifth and early sixth centuries who defeated the Saxons at the Battle of Badon, a victory that heralded a fifty year period of relative peace. 1,521 more words

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Wayfaring in Transylvania: Prejmer Fortified Church

In my opinion the concept of a fortified church is a genius idea. They appeared in Transylvania around the 13th century, when the Hungarian kings brought the Saxon communities in. 1,088 more words


Beachhead. Chapter 2. The Anglo-Saxons.

If the Tablers thought these islands would be an easy steal, they were to be sorely mistaken. For one thing, there was a menacing presence to the west and to the north, in what are now Ireland and Scotland. 1,164 more words


Awesome Advent: Day 4

Awesome Advent Day 4: Champion Charlemagne

Today in 771, with the death of his brother Carloman, Charlemagne becomes sole ruler of the Frankish Empire. Here are 10 top facts about the champion, Charlemagne: 143 more words

Awesome Advent