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River Raider Seminar 1: Anglo-Saxon and Viking East Anglia (On-line seminar)

RIVER RAIDERS: Anglo-Saxon and Viking East Anglia

SEPT 30th 10.30-12.30 via Zoom

An overview of the historical and archaeological evidence for the Viking presence in East Anglia, and the Breckland area. This is the first event of the Breckland Society’s latest project – River Raiders.

This FREE 2-hour seminar presents an overview of the historical and archaeological evidence for the Viking presence in East Anglia, and the Breckland area in particular. There will be a significant emphasis on the role which Thetford played as a Viking camp and later Anglo-Scandinavian township in which the Viking army overwintered before defeating Edmund in battle in AD 869.

The presenter is Dr Richard Hoggett, a landscape archaeologist and recognised authority on Anglo-Saxon and Viking East Anglia andis being delivered by the Breckland Society as part of the Brecks Fen Edge & Rivers Landscape Partnership scheme

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO BOOK VISIT: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/anglo-saxon-and-viking-east-anglia-tickets-120445446573

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