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The Viking Great Army: the latest discoveries

Julian Richards discusses the Viking Great Army, which wreaked havoc on the kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England from 865-878

Julian Richards discusses the Viking Great Army, which wreaked havoc on the kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England from 865-878. (Image by Getty Images)

From 865-878, the Viking Great Army wreaked havoc on the kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England. Julian Richards, author of The Viking Great Army and the Making of England, reveals how new research can shed light on the story of Norse fighting force.

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Julian Richards and Dawn Hadley are the co-authors of The Viking Great Army and the Making of England (Thames & Hudson, 2021)