What do place names tells us about the early history of England?
Anglo-Saxons putting on Viking (h)airs
The best way to win an Anglo-Saxon woman's heart? Viking haircuts and weekly baths!
Chop chop! Three bizarre beheadings in Anglo-Saxon England
Peculiar Anglo-Saxon beheadings: Read more about heads that trip up blind people, keep shouting and get stolen by Vikings.
A medieval manuscript ransomed from Vikings: The Stockholm Codex Aureus
A medieval book that was looted by Vikings! Learn more about one of the most beautiful medieval manuscripts: The Stockholm Codex Aureus.
An Anglo-Saxon Anecdote: Dreaming of witch-wives, fiery pitchforks and the Battle of Fulford
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...