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The Viking Age Compendium contains our ongoing research into the material culture of Viking Age Britain. The Compendium details the kinds of items and clothing worn by people living in, or possibly visiting, Britain between AD 800 and 1100.
Our articles are all largely works in progress and each is given a completion rating out of 5. If you are aware of any missing information, or any errors, then please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope that you find the information here helpful.
Gavin and Louise Archer
- November, 2016 - Viking burials found in England: A major update, adding references and images.
- October, 2016 - Round Shield Bosses and Shields found in Britain: Starting the process of cataloguing and creating a typology.
- September, 2016 - Household:A new major study in progress. Buckets, Ladles, Frying pans, Skillets & Gridirons have been started so far.
- August, 2016 - Museums:Added some photos from Tullie House and National Museum of Scotland.
- July, 2016 - Sword Scabbards:Added museum and manuscript photos.
- April, 2016 - Illuminated Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts 900-1066AD:A major update to one of our original pages. Still checking for errors and adding links to online sources.
- March, 2016 - Period Photo Gallery for Regia Anglorum:To supplement the Regia Anglorum Authenticity Guide that we wrote last year
- February, 2016 - Museum photos uploaded from Yorkshire Museum, Lincoln The Collection and Kings Lynn Museum
- November, 2015 - Langseax and Spearheads found in Britain:Update of images from museums visits and books.
- October, 2015 - Swords and Swords found in Britain:A major amount of work has been done regarding swords with still more to do....
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Viking Age finds from Britain