The Eleventh Century

With the publication of The Northern Queen (Available in USA, Canada and UK), I thought I’d include articles about the people, places, and events relevant to Eleventh Century England and Scandinavia.

1. Canute and the Waves – A Misunderstood Story

2. History Channel’s Vikings & The Northern Queen: Part 1 – Rollo’s Descendants

3. History Channel’s Vikings & The Northern Queen: Part 2 – Ragnar Lothbrok’s Descendants

4. Anglo-Saxon Medicine: Not ALL Leeches and Cow Dung

5. Aelfgifu of Northampton & Emma of Normandy: Strong Women in a Man’s World

6. Swear Like a Viking – A (Very) Short History of Early Medieval Swearing

7. Eadric Streona: An Eleventh Century Villain

8. Ten Interesting (I hope) Facts About the Vikings

9. Berserkers: Valuable Military Resource or Drug-Addled Thugs?

10. A Brief Introduction to Animals in Norse Mythology

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