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A H Gray
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Historical fiction writer of The Northumbrian Saga Series.
Historical fiction writer of The Northumbrian Saga Series.

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Hi everyone. It has been too long since I have been on here talking to you all. I wish I could say that I am back with many more posts and a new book, but unfortunately that isn’t the case. Since we last saw each other a lot has happened, more than I…
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Seasons Greetings! Here's to the end of 2014 and an even better 2015!
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Hamwic, Anglo-Saxon predecessor of Southampton

Today, Southampton is a modern port city of a quarter of a million inhabitants. Before the mid 9th century however, Southampton did not exist. Originally, a Roman fort often called Clausentum lay on the east side of the Itchen. After the Roman period in…
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Lindisfarne Part 2. The Vikings attack and the aftermath http://wp.me/p3kO9B-ji
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I recently saw an article pop up on my facebook page that immediately had me excited. Better Identification of Viking Corpses Reveals: Half of the Warriors Were Female. This was followed of course by a very aptly chosen picture of Lagertha from Vikings……
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Deborah swift's 'Shadow on the Highway' is now only 99c. Hurry and get your copy before the price goes up!
'Shadow on the Highway', based on the life and legend of Lady Katherine Fanshawe the highwaywoman, is FREE on kindle UK  and kindle US this week!  Please share my good news and treat yourself to a copy - 'Stand and Deliver!'
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In the early 7th century, the death of King Edwin caused the kingdom of Northumbria to split amongst rival groups. This weakened state made it easier for Cadwallon the King of Gweynedd (northern Wales) to attack the land and under his influence the people…
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Durham as visited by Jeanette Harvey

Jeanette Harvey is the Author of Sisters of the Bruce, the tale of Isabel (Queen of Norway) and Christina (The Countess of Mar) who helped mould the history of Scotland and the world as much as their famous brother, Robert the Bruce. In this re-post from…
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More than 50 skeletons have been found under the streets of Dublin belonging to wealthy Vikings of the 8th and 9th centuries.
Dublin, Ireland: The archaeological site of Kilmainham-Islandbridge in Dublin “…is now demonstrably the largest burial complex of its type in western Europe, Scandinavia excluded”. This has come after a massive 15 year project making sense of the…
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