3rd February – Brunanburh

I was reading the Book of Taliesin today and it mentioned the Battle of Brunanburh, which I had never appreciated the importance of. The battle was fought in 937 between Ã†thelstan, King of England, and an alliance of Olaf Guthfrithson, King of Dublin; Constantine II, King of Scotland, and Owain, King of Strathclyde. The battle is often cited as the point of origin forContinue reading “3rd February – Brunanburh”