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Sally Wilde | A blog about writing medieval crime fiction

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Scribal complaints: Early medieval English copyists and their colophons « Dutch Anglo-Saxonist

“God helpe minum handum” – God help my hands. Making manuscripts was hard work, as these early medieval English colophons reveal. Source: Scribal complaints: Early medieval English copyists and their colophons « Dutch Anglo-Saxonist

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An African Abbot in Anglo-Saxon England – Medieval manuscripts blog

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The Last Kingdom — katieandbooks

The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell. I like to read about Anglo-Saxon England. It is, admittedly, a topic about which I know a fair amount compared to my colleagues but, considering we only had one term class about it, my

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Bede’s World reborn

The Venerable Bede was an English monk who spent almost his whole life at the dual monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow in the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria. He wrote about the evolution of early Eng… Source: Bede’s World reborn

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English Historical Fiction Authors: The Christians Are Coming! (The islands of Iona and Lindisfarne)

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The Anglo-Saxon Monk: Blog – The Anglo-Saxon Monk

The Anglo-Saxon Monk lingers over the laundry duties of a medieval priory and discovers more than just soap and wat er Source: The Anglo-Saxon Monk: Blog – The Anglo-Saxon Monk

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Maps of Britain and Ireland’s ancient tribes, kingdoms and DNA

I found this absolutely fascinating. I’ve always loved maps, and this is the first time I’ve found a succession of maps showing the differing tribes of the isles throughout time in such a clear progression. At the bottom are some

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The dark side of the Anglo-Saxons | History Extra

The new film adaptation of The Hobbit will no doubt reinforce the widely held image of Anglo-Saxon England as a lost rural idyll. Yet, says Ryan Lavelle, the reality was far less cuddly, blighted by s Source: The dark side

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Anglo-Saxon and British Kingdoms c. 800 – Interactive Map – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News

Interactive map of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms and British kingdoms around c. 800 Source: Anglo-Saxon and British Kingdoms c. 800 – Interactive Map – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News

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