Chapter Fourteen. Scandinavian Settlement

  1. Pauline Stafford Professor specialist
  1. Dawn Hadley PhD

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch14

A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100

A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100

How to Cite

Hadley, D. (2009) Scandinavian Settlement, in A Companion to the Early Middle Ages: Britain and Ireland, c.500-c.1100 (ed P. Stafford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311020.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Liverpool University, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Sheffield, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106283

Online ISBN: 9781444311020

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Keywords:

  • Scandinavian settlement;
  • Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, revealing political interference;
  • Scandinavian settlement in northern isles commencing in eighth century;
  • In Ireland, Scandinavian settlement was seemingly largely restricted to urban locations;
  • Norse place-names, common in western isles;
  • Isle of Man, avoiding viking interest

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • England

  • Scotland

  • Wales

  • Ireland

  • Isle of Man

  • Conclusion

  • Further Reading

  • Bibliography