A history of the Vikings
Oxford University Press, 1973 - 504 sider
An illustrated study of the northern peoples and kingdoms of Ireland, Greenland, Britain, and Christian Europe and their culture, society and livelihood. Illustrations.
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The Danish ascendancy was in heavy regression, and in the autumn Svein
sought refuge with his brother Hordaknut in Denmark. A month or two later, on 12
November, king Knut died in England and was buried at Winchester. The death
Three months later he reached Sandwich with a fleet of sixty-two ships, and 'was
at once received by both English and Danes, though afterwards his councillors
made a stiff recompense for it when they ordained that [Hordaknut's] sixty- two ...
line, and so now would the English, when immediately and by acclamation they
chose Hordaknut's half-brother Edward, son of Emma and Ethelred, and finished
with Danish kings (though not with Anglo-Danes) for ever. The problem of ...
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LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - Steve.Bivans - LibraryThing
This is a very good overview of the Viking Age. I have used it as a textbook for a couple of college courses. My one critique is that Jones chose to break up the chronology a bit too much, in order to ... Les hele vurderingen
LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - C.Art - LibraryThing
A good primer for learning about the vikings. One will find it to general if they have done much study on the subject. Les hele vurderingen
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