From the BBC News: The land surrounding a mysterious ancient monument in Sherwood Forest is to be researched after a local history group received a… Read More »Archaeologists hunt for Viking heritage in Sherwood Forest
From Fox News: A British man rewrote medieval history on his lunch break when he unearthed evidence of a previously-unknown Viking king. Darren Webster, a metal… Read More »Amateur treasure hunter unearths ancient viking king
From IrishCentral.com: A tiny County Louth village has been confirmed as home to one of the most important Viking sites in the world. Carbon testing on… Read More »Rural Irish village site of Vikings settlement is confirmed
Death of Kings is the latest installment in Bernard Cornwell’s Saxon series. It is set for release January of 2012. Product Description: The master of… Read More »Interview with Bernard Cornwell on Death of Kings
The Burning Land is the fifth installment in Cornwell’s Saxon Stories. Set in late 9th century Britain, King Alfred the Great is close to death, and… Read More »Review of The Burning Land by Bernard Cornwell
An interesting post from Medieval News, with reference articles. A Viking legend tells of a glowing ‘sunstone’ that, when held up to the sky, revealed… Read More »Did Vikings navigate by polarized light?
A special thanks to William Short, author of Viking Weapons and Combat Techniques, for his time in graciously agreeing to answer a few questions: 1)… Read More »Q&A with William Short, Author of Viking Weapons and Combat Techniques