Edmund Ironside: Anglo-Saxon warrior king

One thousand years after he became king, Sarah Foot recounts the life of King Edmund II, a bold leader who took the fight to the Vikings in one of the most blood-soaked periods in English history...

Edmund II - better known as Edmund Ironside - shown in a 14th-century manuscript. (Photo by Wikimedia Commons)

This article was first published in the April 2016 issue of BBC History Magazine

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