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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Northumbria was in its customary state of civil war; its people had just driven out
their king Osberht and accepted Ella, a king not of the royal line. Too late the two
kings joined forces, marched on York, which was by now in Danish hands, and ...
This did not inhibit the appearance of Sigtrygg Gale on the northern scene in 920,
but Edward's subsequent fortification of the river crossing at Nottingham sounded
a warning to Northumbria, while his new garrison fortress at Bakewell in the ...
For the next ten years the York kingdom of Northumbria presents a kaleidoscopic
picture of change. Olaf Sigtryggsson was driven out by his subjects in 943, and a
brother of Olaf Guthfrith's son named Rognvald (Raegnald) became king.
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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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