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Guthrum meanwhile had twice probed at Wessex and been successfully
countered. But in the first weeks of 878 he made a midwinter attack from his base
at Gloucester which took the West Saxons completely by surprise. He occupied ...
That is, Alfred was now not only king of Wessex but of all free Englishmen. As
such he negotiated the treaty of 886 with Guthrum the Dane, which by an agreed
system of wergelds safeguarded those Englishmen who were not free. It was a ...
They had now been in possession of their English estates for over thirty years;
they could be in no doubt as to the formidable nature of the English leadership in
Wessex and Mercia and the kingdoms' strong defences. Their best policy would ...
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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
From the Beginnings to the Age of Migrations
The Legendary History of the Swedes and the Danes
Diversity and Unity
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