151 – Offa and Acceptance

Alright, where did we leave off. We had a new Archbishop of Canterbury, King Offa of Mercia was on the rise, Kent was in decline, and the minor kingdoms were being brought to heel by… yep, Offa of Mercia.

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  1. Interesting comments on Blood Feuding as a deterrent. These old social mechanisms were definitely a little more direct than current ones today. However, I once took an Anthropology class which discussed the effect of firearms on similar customs in West Africa, and it wasn’t pretty. Makes the Hatfields and McCoys look like a dodgeball game at recess.

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