UCL Early Medieval Atlas


Danes in Wessex

18 December 2015


Several EMA members have contributed to the new book Danes in Wessex: The Scandinavian Impact on Southern England, c. 800-c. 1100, edited by Ryan Lavelle and Simon Roffey (Oxbow). Buy it here

In Chapter 3 Thomas J. T. Williams examines 'The Place of Slaughter: Exploring the West Saxon Battlescape'

Chapter 5 by John Baker and Stuart Brookes is entitled 'Landscapes of Violence in Early Medieval Wessex: Towards a Reassessment of Anglo-Saxon Strategic Landscapes'

And in Chapter 6 Jane Kershaw examines 'Scandinavian-style Metalwork from Southern England: New Light on the 'First Viking Age' in Wessex'