Warrior Uhtred continues to play his part in the birth of a nation, alongside King Alfred. Uhtred sets out to avenge his father’s death and recapture his ancestral lands. –BBC TWO
Guthred or Guthfrith ( Guðrøðr; died 24 August 895) was the king of Viking Northumbria from circa 883 until his death.
In the mid-880s (with the most likely political context being the occupation of London in 886), Alfred sealed the strategic alliance between the surviving English kingdoms by marrying Æthelflæd to Æthelred.
Lundenburh : English rule in London was restored by 886. Alfred quickly set about establishing fortified towns or burhs across southern England to improve his kingdom’s defences: London was no exception. Within ten years, the settlement within the old Roman walls was re-established, now known as Lundenburh. The old Roman walls were repaired and the defensive ditch was re-cut. These changes effectively marked the beginning of the present City of London, the boundaries of which are still to some extent defined by its ancient city walls. —Anglo-Saxon London|Viking attacks
England, 872. A Saxon man, raised by Danes, must choose a side and play his part in the birth of a nation, alongside the man who would become known as King Alfred the Great. –BBC TWO Continue reading “The Last Kingdom Season1 / Anglo-Saxon England”
Vikings & The Last Kingdom’s Wessex characters.