Tag Archives: Wessex

The Swiftness of the Vikings

One of the secrets of the Vikings’ success was the speed at which they moved. Their longships were probably the fastest things on earth over long distances and they could land and witthdraw their raiding bands far more quickly than … Continue reading

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Extract from my new Work in Progress

I’m in the last stages of editing my new book which is a sequel to Land of Blood and Water. This is set four years after King Alfred’s victory at Ethandun and follows the adventures of Ulf and Inga who … Continue reading

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Defiance in the West. #SampleSunday #HistNov

Four days later we approached the walled town of Exeter.  To my joy I saw the flag of Wessex flying bravely from its walls. ‘A gold purse to the soldier who brings me that rag,’ William announced.  Then he sent … Continue reading

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