English Shires in the century. I wonder about the age of this map. It lloks old bu t presumably it is not 1000 years old. (The spelling is a bit too good). So, if it's not as old as it looks, is it accurate?
Anglo-Saxon horse head part of the Saxon hoard found in Staffordshire - 2 inches tall Such a beautiful piece. The craftsman ship is so intricate. My favourite piece from the staffordshire hoard by far!
The Battle of Brunanburh. It was the largest and bloodiest battle fought in Anglo-Saxon England prior to Hastings. King Athelstan of Wessex became the first Anglo-Saxon king to be called “King of England”.
Saint Edward the Confessor, Newcastle Cathedral. “Edward, King of England, remains a model of Christian witness and an example of that true grandeur to which the Lord summons his disciples in the Scriptures we have just heard: the grandeur of a.