Get goin’! The Galloway hoard is finally on display at the National Museum in Edinburgh! Of course, mind any Covid-19 regulations still in place. But at least, we can visit museums in person again! Read more about the Galloway hoard on The Viking Age Archive.
865 – Death of Archbishop Ansgar.
1014 – Sweyn Forkbeard dies.
1002 – Death of Otto III.
1045 – Marriage of Edward the Confessor and Edith of Wessex.
Arrival of Giljagau, the second Yule Lad!
862 – Marriage of Baldwin I and Judith of France
902 – Battle of Holme
Ever thought about comparing Norwegian and Catalonian liturgical art from the Later Middle Ages? I know this is off topic ever so slightly – but I’m just fascinated. The exhibition in Barcelona is over, it ran from February to May 2020. But there is still the exhibition website with an informative video and the catalogue. See Museu Episcopal de Vic.