A Version: "577: Here Cuthwine and Ceawlin fought against the Britons, and they killed 3 kings, Coinmail and Condidan and Farinmail, in the place which is called Dyrham; and took 3 cities: Gloucester and Cirencester and Bath." So why this particular entry? Well the figure of interest here is Ceawlin, a man most people don't … Continue reading Ceawlin


The first few posts will be re-posts of things I had put elsewhere,: in effect I am just trying to compile what I've already written before I write any new mini-biographies etc! I thought I'd have the first proper post be about a passage from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles relating to my home county of Worcestershire … Continue reading Worcester