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The Last Kingdom Annotated: Episode 4-6

I’m continuing my commentary on the second series of The Last Kingdom here. Episode 4: Uhtred gets revenge on his old enemy Kjartjan, who killed his adoptive Viking father and kidnapped his adoptive sister. Lots of fight scenes. Father Beocca, the former childhood Tutor to Uhtred, takes a liking to his long-lost sister. Not much […]

Some Great Resources

Great Resources Alfred the Great: Asser’s Life of King Alfred and Other Contemporary Sources by Asser Aethelstan: The First King of England by Sarah Foot Why is it that us Brits remember our defeat at the hands of the Normans, but seem to have largely forgotten the West Saxon ruling dynasty who effectively made England? […]