Medieval Scotland: Kings and Bishops II

The Storm Breaks The final decade of the eighth century brought the first Viking raids on the British Isles. As worshippers of pagan gods, the Scandinavian warriors gave no immunity to Christian religious settlements and regarded them as soft targets. Isolated monasteries in the Hebrides were particularly vulnerable to seaborne marauders and offered rich pickings. […]

Medieval Scotland: Kings and Bishops II

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