217 – Halfdan’s Ravaging of the North

We begin our story in Alt Clut.

Alt Clut was an ancient British Kingdom and it could trace itself back to Roman Britannia – and possibly even further. At the center of this kingdom was an old fortress on a River, the River Clyde. The Kingdom’s name derived from the Brythonic name for the rock featured by this fortress. Alt Clut: Rock of the Clyde.

This rock feature on the river Clyde probably defined the area for many of its people, and over time it likely came to define the people themselves.

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