What do place names tells us about the early history of England?
The best way to win an Anglo-Saxon woman's heart? Viking haircuts and weekly baths!
Anglo-Saxon missionaries, converted Vikings and medieval murders. This pug has seen traces of them all. Ten medieval places to visit in the Netherlands.
Peculiar Anglo-Saxon beheadings: Read more about heads that trip up blind people, keep shouting and get stolen by Vikings.
A medieval book that was looted by Vikings! Learn more about one of the most beautiful medieval manuscripts: The Stockholm Codex Aureus.
The Battle of Fulford (20 September, 1066): prophetic dreams of fork-bearing witch-wives, Vikings hurling pitch-forks at Scarborough and bridges made of people. Snorri Sturluson reports...
1300 years ago, the Anglo-Saxon missionary Boniface arrived in Dorestad. This blog reports on an exhibition held in celebration of this event.
How to defeat a Viking siege? Tenth-century Anglo-Saxons prove the answer, apparently, could involve bees.
The TARDIS occasionally found its way to early medieval England and these visits of the nation’s most beloved ‘Time Lord’ can also teach us something about Anglo-Saxon history and the Old English language. This post is the first of a series of three blogs that deal with the visits of BBC’s Doctor Who to Anglo-Saxon … Continue reading Lǣce Hwā: Doctor Who in Anglo-Saxon England
Old English a dead language? Think again! the language of the Anglo-Saxons is making a comeback in modern cinema.