At Ethandun AElfred and Guthrum
with spear and shield sharp war-hedge
faced each other to fight for Wessex
messengers spoke insults exchanged
for spear and swordplay steadied the Danes (more…)
A society for all those interested in the history and culture of Anglo-Saxon England, including the language and literature, archaeology, anthropology, architecture, art, religion, mythology, folklore and material culture.