A new book has been published by Andrew Breeze on early medieval battles in Britain. The table of contents reveal there are at least three chapters about battles with or against Vikings. Read a fine review on the blog Senchus.
1023 – Death of Wulfstan II ‘Lupus’, Archbishop of York.
Life Wulfstan II, Wulfstan of York? – 28 May 1023 Family unknown, probably East Anglia. Events 996, bishop of London.1002, Archbishop of York, bishop of Worcester.1005, starts drafting law codes for Æthelred II.1014, his famous ‘Sermon of Wolf to the English’.1016, appoints a successor for the bishopric of Worcester. Continues drafting law codes now for Cnut the Great. Sources: Britannica, ODNB.
946 – Death of Edmund I, King of England
Half-brother to Æthelstan, ruled only seven years. Father of Edgar the Peaceable.
The Northumbrian scholar who wrote about the attack on Lindisfarne.