Blog of archaeology in northern Scotland.
Great update for The Swedish Runestone. With thanks to another kind reader, I can share a great sketch of the runestone, date July 1829!
778 – Battle of Roncevaux Pass
946 – Coronation of Eadred I
1038 – Death of Stephen of Hungary
1057 – Death of Macbeth
1040 – Death of Duncan I of Scotland
What place names reveal about the Orkneys in the Viking Age.
927 – Treaty between Scots and Anglo-Saxons.