England in the Age of Alfred
Lecture no. 20 from the course: The Early Middle Ages
Taught by Professor Philip Daileader | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Viking attacks on Britain produce very different results from those on the continent, with large sections of England settled. The ultimate result, after the Norman Conquest of 1066, is that a group of Christianized, French-speaking Viking descendents becomes the ruling class in England.