1 December 986(-969) – Death of Harald Bluetooth
939 – Coronation of Edmund I
The discovery of a chamber grave of a woman in Valsøyfjord, Norway.
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.
856 – Marriage of Aethelwulf and Judith
959 – Death of Eadwig
919 – Battle of Islandbridge