The amazing story of how Eldol of Gloucester killed 70 Anglo-Saxons with a stick and grabbed their leader Hengest by the nose.
An Anglo-Saxon Anecdote: The Real Night of the Long Knives
Alfred and the cakes, Cnut and the waves, and Eadmer the flying monk: Anglo-Saxon history is full of anecdotes. On this blog I will regularly highlight some amusing and/or remarkable episodes from early medieval England, along with a selfmade cartoon. This blog discusses one of the events during the Adventus Saxonum, the conquest of the … Continue reading An Anglo-Saxon Anecdote: The Real Night of the Long Knives