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St. Gildas was a monk who chronicled the history of the British isles from the time near the end of the Roman era to the coming… Read More »Gildas


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Early Life: Tostig was the third son of Godwin (d. 1053), Earl of Wessex and Kent, and Gytha, daughter of Thorgils Sprakaleg. In 1051, he… Read More »Tostig


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Canute the Great, also known as Cnut or Knute(c. 985 or 995 – 12 November 1035) From Britannica: Canute (I), byname Canute the Great, Danish… Read More »Canute

Harald Hardrada

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Harald Sigurdsson (1015 – September 25, 1066), later given the epithet Hardrada (Old Norse: roughly translated as “stern counsel” or “hard ruler”) was the king… Read More »Harald Hardrada

The Picts

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The Picts were a group of Late Iron Age and Early Mediaeval people living in what is now eastern and northern Scotland.There is an association… Read More »The Picts