Monthly Archives: November 2014

Did Bede Get it Wrong?

I am currently trying to write a chapter┬áset in East Anglia in the year 635 and this has set me musing on what happened next. The big picture is that East Anglia was under repeated attack from the Mercians led … Continue reading

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Crowns and Helmets

I am currently writing about the transfer of power in East Anglia in the years 634/5, when Sigeberht retired into his monastery at Beodricesworth (Bury St Edmunds) and Ethelric became sole king of the East Angles. Now, I have been … Continue reading

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