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Ketel Alder

Continuing the four-post series, a look at three related Late Saxon Wills 1: Wulfgyth of Karletune 2: Ketel Alder 3: Edwin of Meltuna 4: Family Connections: Wulf, Wine and Thor Ketel, King’s Thegn? Despite Ketel had the requisite hidage, and … Continue reading

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Wulfgyth of Karletuna

A little bit of history . . . I intended to cover the three related Late Saxon Wills in one post. Ha! I laugh myself silly. After the first two wills the word count already was far too high. Could … Continue reading

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The Confusing Case of the Norman Arches

Tuesday 28th June. Up early. Breakfast. Packed lunch. Kit up. Catch bus into Norwich. And another out. I’m heading upriver—the Yare that is. First port of call: Hellington, where I get off the bus. I’ve never been there before. I’m … Continue reading

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Whither Shall I Wander

Indecisions. I had spent last weekend poring over maps, trying to decide where next to walk. Would it be the bus to Morton-on-the-Hill then a walk back to Taverham through the Wensum Valley? Road walking, leafy lanes. It had its … Continue reading

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A Walk Along Water

Destination Burgh Castle 8:45 Set out. I had spent the previous evening debating how I was to do this. Should I bus out and walk back? If so, should I walk back along Breydon Wall—which can be monotonous, especially when … Continue reading

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