In 870 Edmund, the king of East Anglia, was killed by a Viking army. Discover how this event was transformed from a battle between two armies into the story of a Christian martyrdom.
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Winroth, Anders. The Conversion of Scandinavia: Vikings, Merchants and Missionaries in the Remaking of Northern Europe. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012.
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And It Cried 'Here! Here! Here!': King Edmund's Martyrdom by Vikings and the Miraculous Talking Head
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