Bringing Wirral's past back to life

Wirral Archaeology

Ragnar Lodbrok – Man, Myth or Tall Story

The popular TV series ‘VIKINGS’ has ignited a renewed interest in the period of early medieval history and whilst entertaining, many of the characters are fictitious and most of the events never occurred in the fashion in which they have been portrayed even if they occurred at all.

Viking raids for slaves and booty

The words of of wisdom below are attributed to Odin (havi -the advice of the high one) and are from a collection of old Norse poems contained within the Codex Regius