Archaeologists discover ancient Anglo-Saxon Island

From Fox News: Experts in the U.K. have discovered the remains of an Anglo-Saxon island, which they are touting as a site of huge archaeological importance… …The amazing Lincolnshire discovery was sparked by Graham Vickers, a local man with a metal detector who unearthed a silver stylus from a disturbed plough field. Vickers reported the Read more about Archaeologists discover ancient Anglo-Saxon Island[…]

Exeter Castle, Devon, England

Exeter Castle

Exeter Castle, also known as Rougemont Castle, was originally no more than a defensive city wall built by the Romans and later repaired by King Athelstan around 928 AD. After the Norman Conquest of England, the city of Exeter —  like many other cities at this time — rebelled against William the Conqueror. In 1068, William Read more about Exeter Castle[…]

Norman Conquest Marc Morris

The Norman Conquest: The Battle of Hastings and the Fall of Anglo-Saxon England

The Norman Conquest: The Battle of Hastings and the Fall of Anglo-Saxon England By Marc Morris Paperback: 464 pages Publisher: Pegasus; 1 edition (December 15, 2014) Language: English ISBN-10: 1605986518 Overview: A riveting and authoritative history of the single most important event in English history: the Norman Conquest.An upstart French duke who sets out to Read more about The Norman Conquest: The Battle of Hastings and the Fall of Anglo-Saxon England[…]

Gildas

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 of the Saxons. He lived approximately from 500 – 570 AD. His most famous work is the De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae (On the Ruin of Britain). It is an important piece Read more about Gildas[…]