Anglo-Saxon coffin uncovered in Lincoln Castle

From Culture24: Experts say a shoe-wearing skeleton, found as part of an excavation on a church beneath Lincoln Castle dating back at least 1,000 years, should reveal much about the Saxon city ahead of radiocarbon dating on its hidden coffin The bones of a holy figure, still wearing shoes and initially wrapped in a finely-woven Read more about Anglo-Saxon coffin uncovered in Lincoln Castle[…]

Featured Medieval Historical Fiction Novel

Blood and Honour – The Battle for Saxony By John Lincoln Kindle Edition Description: Europe, in the year of the Lord 772 Like a bloody storm, Charlemagne’s armies ravage early medieval Europe, leaving devastation and misery in their wake. They have subdued the kingdom of the Langobards, defeated the duchy of Bavaria; they threaten the Read more about Featured Medieval Historical Fiction Novel[…]

Ethelred the Unready

Ethelred the Unready Æthelred the Unready, or Æthelred II (circa 968 – 23 April 1016), was king of England (978–1013 and 1014–1016). He was son of King Edgar and Queen Ælfthryth. Æthelred was only about 10 (no more than 13) when his half-brother Edward was murdered. Æthelred was not personally suspected of participation, but as Read more about Ethelred the Unready[…]