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The Vikings in England

and in their Danish homeland.


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Published by Anglo-Danish Viking Project in London .
Written in English

  • Northmen -- England.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsForhistorisk museum., Yorkshire Museum., Nationalmuseet (Denmark)
    LC ClassificationsDA152, DA152 V55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18747614M
    ISBN 100950743208

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was popularized by Danish scholar Carl Christian Rafn in his book “Antiquitates Americanae.” until the Vikings inexplicably returned. In the preface to F. Stenton's collected papers Lady Stenton notes that the publication of Anglo-Saxon England in marked the culmination of a life-time spent largely preparing for and writing a book in which ‘place-names, coins and charters, wills and pleas, archaeology and the laws of the Anglo-Saxons were all for the first time adequately used to produce a balanced narrative Cited by: After the Battle of Clontarf () many of the Hiberno-Norse Vikings migrated to England and settled in the north-west, from the Wirral to the Lake District.

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