Battle of Assandun, 1016 ⚔️ Cnut the Great conquers England

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➤ Narration: David McCallion

➤ Awesome online sources that helped with our research for this topic, check them out!

– Rex Factor podcast: http://www.rexfactor.podbean.com/ – a fantastic podcast about the kings of Britain, highly recommended for any history lover.

– Rex Factor blog: https://rexfactor.wordpress.com/2016/10/18/1016-and-all-that-the-battle-of-assandun-and-the-road-to-hastings/ – concise and excellently written.

– A Clerk of Oxford: https://aclerkofoxford.blogspot.com/p/the-danish-conquest-1000-years.html – a well researched in-depth series about the Danish conquest of England.

– Patricia Bracewell: http://www.patriciabracewell.com/2018/10/the-battle-of-assandun/ – excellent piece that also touches a bit more on the battle itself.

➤ Sources:
Swein Forkbeard’s Invasions and the Danish Conquest of England, 991-1017 – by Ian Howard https://www.amazon.com/Forkbeards-Invasions-Conquest-England-991-1017/dp/0851159281

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle – translated by Rev. James Ingram https://www.amazon.com/Anglo-Saxon-Chronicle-James-Ingram/dp/1406550280

William of Malmesbury: Gesta Regum Anglorum – The History of the English Kings (Oxford Medieval Texts) – translated by R.A.B. Mynors, R.M.Thomson, M. Winterbottom https://www.amazon.com/William-Malmesbury-Anglorum-History-Medieval/dp/019820678X

The Battle of Maldon: Fiction and Fact, Ed. J. Cooper https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/10182878?q&versionId=11840221#get

Chronicle of John of Worcester – translated by J. Bray, P. McGurk https://www.amazon.co.uk/Chronicle-John-Worcester-450-1066-Medieval/dp/0198222610

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