October 28, 2011, by Alex Patterson
The Battle of Brunanburh Revisited
In this special extended Norse and Viking Seminar, on Wednesday 26 October 2011, Paul Cavill, Michael Wood and Alex Woolf discuss the Battle of Brunanburh: its location, its historical significance, and the linguistic, literary and historical evidence.
Paul Cavill is Lecturer in Early English in the School of English at the University of Nottingham, Michael Wood is a broadcaster and historian with a particular interest in the Anglo-Saxon period, and Alex Woolf is Senior Lecturer in the School of History at the University of St Andrews; all have published on the battle of Brunanburh and its linguistic, literary and historical contexts.
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I read with interest the battle of Brunanburgh, I live nearby on the Wirral and wonder, also in Bromborough is a wooded hollow named Dibbensdale perhaps a possible connection?