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In Search of the Viking Great Army: beyond the winter camps

Posted on 14 November 2018

York professors publish a new paper discussing Viking finds distribution

Prof. Dawn Hadley and Prof. Julian Richards have had a paper published in the most recent volume of Medieval Settlement Research on the Viking Great Army, which raided England in the 860s and 870s. This follows their ground-breaking publication in the Antiquaries Journal on the Army’s winter camp at Torksey (Lincolnshire), which demonstrated that the early medieval assemblage – of over 1500 artefacts – was largely deposited in a single episode, over the winter of 872-3.

You can read more about it here.