chaosrose: I’m trying to gather up lists of Ancient Norse and pagan marriage traditions, rituals, etc. Do you know of anything? http://www.vikinganswerlady.com/wedding.shtml
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Alcuin of York, Died Today in 804
eadfrith: Influential Anglo Saxon Monk and Scholar Alcuin of York died on the 19th May 804. His exact date of birth is unknown but probably around AD 740. http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/history/Biographies/Alcuin.html
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soloontherocks: adventuresinasatru: So, I know what a jarl is. I looked it up, and it said that ‘earl’ was the Anglo-equivalent of a jarl. But I’m curious as to why Ragnar and Harldson were both called earl, but Borg was called jarl when they were all from the same general area. Was… Ragnar and Haraldsson are from Norway (in the show. The historical Ragnar was Danish.) Börg is a...
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