TV Series | TV-MA | | Action, Drama, History
As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred - born a Saxon but raised by Vikings - seeks to claim his ancestral birthright.
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/Saxons during the battle scenes.
The symbol for the House of Wessex is wrong. It is a well documented fact that they used the Golden Dragon with a red background - especially on flags and banners.
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