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 »
Contrary to what is portrayed in the show, most Angles and Saxons of the time used wooden round (sometimes a bit concave) and not rectangular shields. This artistic license was probably taken as a means to differentiate between Danes and Angles/... ...
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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