Norman haircuts and ‘Celtic’ tonsures

On page 95 of the hardback edition of Viking London, I gave the following description of a group of Normans: …their hair long in the back, but shaved from crown to hairline -hardcore mullets, haircuts that led the historian Simon Schama to call the Normans ‘the scary half-skinheads of the early feudal world.’ Striking thoughtContinue reading “Norman haircuts and ‘Celtic’ tonsures”