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  1. Vikings

    Vikings: Raiders from the Sea [Paperback]

    Kim Hjardar

    £7.99

    ISBN: 9781612005195
    Published by : Casemate UK
    Series: Casemate Short History
    From the 9th to the 11th century, Viking ships landed on almost every shore in the Western world. Viking ravages united the Spanish kingdoms and stopped Charlemagne and the Franks' advance in Europe. Wherever Viking ships roamed, enormous sufferin... .... Learn More
  2. A Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides

    A Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides: Excavations on Mounds 2 and 2A, Bornais, South Uist [Hardback]

    Niall Sharples (Editor)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £33.75

    ISBN: 9781789250466
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Bornais
    Volume: 3
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The settlement at Bornais in the Western Isles of Scotland is one of the largest rural settlements known from the Norse period in Britain. It spans the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century AD when the Atlantic seaboard was subject to dra... .... Learn More
  3. God's Viking: Harald Hardrada: The Varangian Guard of the Byzantine Emprerors Ad998 to 1204

    God's Viking: Harald Hardrada: The Varangian Guard of the Byzantine Emprerors Ad998 to 1204 [Hardback]

    Nic Fields (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781473823426
    Published by : Pen & Sword
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    Harald Hardrada is perhaps best known as the inheritor of seven feet of English soil in that year of fateful change, 1066. But Stamford Bridge was the terminal point of a warring career that spanned decades and continents. Thus, prior to forcibl... .... Learn More
  4. Kinship in the Viking Diaspora: Icelanders and Their Relations Across the North Atlantic

    Kinship in the Viking Diaspora: Icelanders and Their Relations Across the North Atlantic [Hardback]

    Pragya Vohra (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781472473059
    Published by : Routledge
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    The North Atlantic Viking diaspora in the medieval period has been of increasing interest to scholars, yet is an area that remains poorly understood. Through the lens of kinship relations, this book broadens understanding of the subject by testing... .... Learn More
  5. Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire

    Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire [Hardback]

    Thomas Pickles (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9780198818779
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Medieval History and Archaeology
    Inspired by studies of Carolingian Europe, Kingship, Society and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire argues that the social strategies of local kin-groups drove conversion to Christianity and church building in Yorkshire from 400-1066 AD. It chall... .... Learn More
  6. Beyond the Northlands: Viking Voyages and the Old Norse Sagas

    Beyond the Northlands: Viking Voyages and the Old Norse Sagas [Paperback]

    Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9780198701293
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In the dying days of the eighth century, the Vikings erupted onto the international stage with brutal raids and slaughter. The medieval Norsemen may be best remembered as monk murderers and village pillagers, but this is far from the whole story. ... .... Learn More
  7. Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 21

    Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 21 [Paperback]

    Helena Hamerow (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781905905447
    Published by : Oxford University School of Archaeology
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History
    Volume: 21
    Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History is a series concerned with England and its neighbours during the Anglo-Saxon period. .... Learn More
  8. Making England, 796-1042

    Making England, 796-1042 [Paperback]

    Richard Huscroft (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781138182462
    Published by : Routledge
    Making England, 796-1042 explores the creation and establishment of the kingdom of England and the significant changes that led to it becoming one of the most successful and sophisticated political structures in the western world by the middle of ... .... Learn More
  9. Making England, 796-1042

    Making England, 796-1042 [Hardback]

    Richard Huscroft (Author)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9781138182455
    Published by : Routledge
    Making England, 796-1042 explores the creation and establishment of the kingdom of England and the significant changes that led to it becoming one of the most successful and sophisticated political structures in the western world by the middle of ... .... Learn More
  10. The Battle of Maldon: War and Peace in Tenth-Century England

    The Battle of Maldon: War and Peace in Tenth-Century England [Hardback]

    Mark Atherton (Author)

    £69.00

    ISBN: 9781784537913
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
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    It describes a bloody skirmish along the banks of the tidal river Blackwater in the year 991, when the renowned Anglo-Saxon shield wall failed and was overwhelmed by a sizeable force of Danish marauders. The poem is one of the emblematic documents... .... Learn More

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