A. Nicholson

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A. Nicholson

Vikings in Dumfries and Galloway [Lecture to the Society, 18th January 2008]

Proceedings, Early Mediaeval

TDGNHAS Series III, 82 (2008), 158(2.63 MB)


The Vikings have a bad name in history as harbingers of wanton destruction piling off longships to raid villages and sack monasteries. Recent movies such as Pathfinder and Beowulf reinforce the stereotype of early mediaeval warriors engaging in drinking