A new study describes the trends and changes in metalworking in early medieval Ribe.
The exquisite brooch no Viking ever found…
Well, it’s the season of Halloween after all, so it’s only fitting to talk about a Scottish grave with six skulls! What ties this story to the Viking Age is that the oldest skull dates back to the eighth-tenth century (the others from the 13-15th c.). But brace yourself for an astonishing revelation of the family ties of the bodies and skulls! Read it on the BBC.
778 – Battle of Roncevaux Pass
946 – Coronation of Eadred I
1038 – Death of Stephen of Hungary
1057 – Death of Macbeth
The Northumbrian scholar who wrote about the attack on Lindisfarne.
778 – Birth of Louis the Pious.
1117 – Murder of Saint Magnus.