The Hammer and the Cross: A New History of the Vikings by Robert Ferguson

The Hammer and the Cross: A New History of the Vikings by Robert Ferguson Penguin Books, Paperback, 450pp, ISBN 978-0-141-01775-4 Price: £10.99 Eric Lacey In England, the Viking Age is generally accepted as beginning with the raid on Lindisfarne in 793 and ending in 1066 with the failure of Harald Hardrada’s (Old Norse Haraldr Harðráði) invasion at the defeat at Stamford Bridge, although as Ferguson … Continue reading The Hammer and the Cross: A New History of the Vikings by Robert Ferguson