Why did some Anglo-Saxon manuscripts have triangular texts? And where did they get this idea from?
A blockbuster movie depicting Redbad as an early medieval Frisian freedom fighter? A late medieval Frisian audience would not have agreed.
Anglo-Saxon missionaries, converted Vikings and medieval murders. This pug has seen traces of them all. Ten medieval places to visit in the Netherlands.
1300 years ago, the Anglo-Saxon missionary Boniface arrived in Dorestad. This blog reports on an exhibition held in celebration of this event.
During the early Middle Ages, several Anglo-Saxons made their way to what is now the Low Countries, as missionaries, pilgrims, mercenaries and refugees. On this blog, I will regularly shed light on places in The Netherlands and Belgium associated with these visitors from early medieval England. This post focuses on the Belgian town of Ghent, … Continue reading Anglo-Saxons in the Low Countries: Ælfthryth of Wessex in Ghent
Old English a dead language? Think again! the language of the Anglo-Saxons is making a comeback in modern cinema.
Learn more about the Anglo-Saxon saint Adalbert (d. 740; Feast day: 25 June). In Holland, water from his holy well is used to brew beer.
Where was the giant Hygelac (mentioned in Beowulf) buried?