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That Other Battle of 1066 – Commemorating the 950th Anniversary of Stamford Bridge took place on September 25th September .


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1066: Battle of Hastings anniversary marked 950 years on

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November 13th 1003 ,King Æthelred II ordered the St. Brice's Day massacre of Danish settlers.

#OnThisDay in 1002 King Æthelred II Ordered the killing of all Danes in England, known today as the St Brice’s Day Massacre – Royal Central
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The Brief but Brilliant Reign of Edmund Ironside who died on November 30th,1016

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Talking of royal burials, has anyone seen this yet from last February?
This is fascinating!!!
Winchester Cathedral's 'royal bones' chests analysed - BBC News
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The now destroyed St Edmund's shrine at Bury St Edmunds Abbey which was pillaged and destroyed in 1539.There are relics of St Edmund at other sites in France and also by the Dukes of Norfolk.



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Gloucester funeral procession honours Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-...shire-44429911


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King Edward the Elder defeated the Danes.
http://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-bat...105289849.html
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Scientists are examing the remains of Edith of Wessex which were exhumed from her tomb at Magdeburg Cathedral,the Princess was a granddaughter of Alfred the Great and was married in 930 to Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Scientists are examing the remains of Edith of Wessex which were exhumed from her tomb at Magdeburg Cathedral,the Princess was a granddaughter of Alfred the Great and was married in 930 to Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor.



https://www.theguardian.com/science/...I4zShWk5GCNcyA


Very interesting Ard Ri.
To see original source material of Anglo Saxon kingdoms up close, the current exhibition at the British Library is excellent:
https://www.bl.uk/events/anglo-saxon-kingdoms


https://www.independent.co.uk/news/l...-a8611291.html
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Its miraculous that Ediths remains have been preserved and survived the Reformation,30 Years War,Napoleon and World War II!
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Home of 7th Century Princess Æbbe unearthed in Coldingham

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Experts in the UK think they have discovered the burial site of an Anglo-Saxon Prince Seaxa who was the brother of King Saebert.The burial site was discovered in Prittlewell, Southend-on-Sea.

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-essex-48203883

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Talking of royal burials, has anyone seen this yet from last February?
This is fascinating!!!
Winchester Cathedral's 'royal bones' chests analysed - BBC News
It looks like they’ve concluded that some of the bones in the chests were those of Queen Emma, consort of both King Ethelred the unready and King Canute. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencet...iscovered.html
Link to BBC article: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hampshire-48281733
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A dynastic connection between Flanders and England had been established in the ninth century. Judith, the daughter of Charles the Bald, became England's first consecrated queen in 856 on her marriage to Aethelwulf, King of the West Saxons.
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Here's an article on Æthelflæd, Lady of Mercia,daughter of Alfred the Great and a long forgotten figure in the Anglo Saxon's struggles with the Vikings.

https://historytheinterestingbits.co...al-she-wolves/
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Here's an article on Æthelflæd, Lady of Mercia,daughter of Alfred the Great and a long forgotten figure in the Anglo Saxon's struggles with the Vikings.

https://historytheinterestingbits.co...al-she-wolves/
There was an excellent three part series on Alfred & the Anglo Saxons with Michael Wood some years back. I remember the episode on his daughter. A remarkable figure.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b038dbd5
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There was an excellent three part series on Alfred & the Anglo Saxons with Michael Wood some years back. I remember the episode on his daughter. A remarkable figure.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b038dbd5
And so sad she has been bypassed in history ,she was buried at St Oswald's Priory, Gloucester and that too has almost vanished!
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And so sad she has been bypassed in history ,she was buried at St Oswald's Priory, Gloucester and that too has almost vanished!
Certainly not much left. As you say very sad. At least Gloucester Abbey church survived to become a new cathedral.
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Æthelflæd from the Abingdon Abbey manuscripts which survived the Reformation and is now in the British Library.

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