An Arrow to the Knee: Skyrim & the Northern World

Glossary DLC – An acronym for Downloadable Content, this is additional content released by a studio after the game’s release Dungeons & Dragons –abbreviated to ‘D&D’, this is a cooperative tabletop role-playing game. One person is the Dungeon Master, controlling the world, the enemies and its inhabitants, while the others play as characters in theContinue reading “An Arrow to the Knee: Skyrim & the Northern World”

Positive Pedantry: The Last Kingdom

            It seems that it is impossible to produce historical fiction without provoking a swarm of online pedantry. From the angle of thatch to armour, from battle tactics to clothing, finding videos and content criticizing the reality of this or that facet of historical shows is sadly easy. Now while pedantry is satisfying in aContinue reading “Positive Pedantry: The Last Kingdom”

The Cross and the Hammer: Christianity in Anglo-Saxon England

Christianity has a long history in Britain, but from where did it originate? Below is my attempt at a brief history… Glossary Angelcynn – the Old English word meaning the Anglo-Saxon peoples, literally ‘Angle-folk’ Bishopric – the area controlled by a bishop. The more modern term Diocese came to be used by the time ofContinue reading “The Cross and the Hammer: Christianity in Anglo-Saxon England”