Dragon Lords : The History and Legends of Viking England
by Eleanor Parker
Editor: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
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Why the Vikings of Sailing for EnglandWere they blind raiders, motivated only by the thirst for blood and lootingA story, the image of one, could it thenBut trapped in the buried history of the British Isles are others, much richer and more nuanced, stories; and these hidden tales paint a very different picture of the fierce looters of popular renownEleanor Parker here unlocks the secrets of this point to the most complex motivations within the marauding, army, in the late nineteenth century traveled to the shores of eastern England in its sleek lines, dragon-prowed longshipsExplore the legends of forgetting medieval texts, and through the Anglo-Saxon variety regions, she depicts the Vikings who came not just for raid, but also to settle personal quarrels, intervene in English politics and find a place to call homeNative of tales to reveal links to the famous Vikings like Ragnar Lothbrok and his sons; Knut; and Havelok the DaneEach myth shows how the heritage of the newcomers can still be traced in the landscape, place names and local history.This book reveals the remarkable degree of England’s Viking on his core profession
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