Battle between Anglo-Saxons and Vikings on British soil around 991 CE.
The Electronic Sawyer is the online edition of professor Peter Sawyer’s bibliography from 1968. It has information on Anglo-Saxon charters between 604 CE until the life of Edward the Confessor […]
A burh is an Anglo-Saxon fortified enclosure. During the early Middle Ages, Alfred the Great organized the build of burhs as a defence against Viking attacks. In the Burghal Hidage, […]
Last Updated: 03 May 2017. Lindisfarne is also known as Holy Island, Insula Sacra, Lindisfarena, and Medcaut. It lies off the coast of Northumberland, in the United Kingdom. People have lived on the island […]
In the green fields of southern England walked Alfred, king of Wessex. He was also known as Alfred, the first king of this name in Wessex. He was a member […]