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  • Tags: Anglo-Scandinavian

Knife blade with bone handle with incised ring and dot ornament and two bands of cross-hatching. More detail can be found at

Online article hosted on the website of writer and historian Thor Ewing giving his take on the tenth-century hogback from Heysham in Lancashire. Hogbacks - seemingly a distinctively Anglo-Norse style of grave marker - are some of the most discussed…

Spur, tinned iron. Anglo-Scandinavian, 900-1150. York, Yorkshire. AN 1961.423

Pair of non-matching stirrups, iron and brass, excavated near Magdalen Bridge in Oxford. Anglo-Scandinavian, 950-1050.

Silver bracelet, Anglo-Scandinavian. 900-1050. Long Wittenham, Oxfordshire.

Viking imitations of King Alfred the Great coins, from around 880. HCR7915 and HCR7916

Coin of Guthrum (christened Æthelstan II) from East Anglia, 880-890.

Saint Edmund Memorial Coinage, produced in East Anglia 896-910 by the East-Anglian Vikings, and imitating coins produced during Edmund's reign. HCR7805 and HCR7803

Sievert-Siefred-Cnut group coin, Northumbria (York Mint). 895-902. HCR7871 & HCR7920

Norse Mythology and English Literature Reading List 1.docx
Essay Title: ‘The incorporation of Norse mythological material in Beowulf is nothing more than a random assortment of half-remembered stories.’ Discuss.
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