256 – Scandinavian Settlement in England

For the last few episodes we’ve been discussing the way life has been changing in Southern Britain. While the dramatic battles and political maneuvering dominated the story of the last season, you’re now learning of the many of the changes that were changing how lives were lived on the island, and some of them weren’t a direct result of the Northmen raiders. Instead, these changes were part of an overall shift in how the Anglo Saxons saw their place in the world. It was a cultural shift as much as it was anything else, and central to it were the changing attitudes towards land.

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  One Reply to “256 – Scandinavian Settlement in England”

  1. Stuart Donald McIvor
    October 15, 2017 at 1:48 am

    Good episode – one thing though Keswick is (these days) pronounced “Kesick”.

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