TV Series | TV-MA | | Action, History, Romance
The year is 872, and many of the separate kingdoms of what we now know as England have fallen to the invading Danes, leaving the great kingdom of Wessex standing alone and defiant under the...See full summary »
Under "Anachronisms" it says the fleur de lis could not have been used as a symbol on Alfred's crown, but that isn't entirely true. The symbol is an ancient one, not exclusive to France. It Has been used in many forms, from irises to ears of corn ... ...
Lots of the women are seen wearing knitted shawls, often using a cable stitch. Knitting did not reach the UK until medieval times, probably from the middle east via Spain.
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