BBC History Magazine: the battle of Hengest’s Hill

The September issue of BBC History Magazine is still on news-stands, featuring my article on forgotten battles of the Viking Age. I was delighted to make it onto the cover: Here’s an extract from the pre-publication draft: The Battle of Hengest’s Hill, 838 ‘King Ecgbehrt (Egbert) of Wessex was not a man to be trifled with. In 825,Continue reading “BBC History Magazine: the battle of Hengest’s Hill”