Robin Hood was a medieval inhabitant of Sherwood Forest. Did he ever know he lived on top of a Viking Age site?
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: 13 August 2017 The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (ASC) was commissioned during the reign of King Alfred the Great. It lists important events in the history of the British Isles from prehistory […]
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 […]