Episode 9- 1066: Legacy of Forkbeard

Canute the Great.

An artistic interpretation of King Knut/Canute

An artistic interpretation of Edward the Confessor.

An artistic interpretation of Harald Godwinson.

An artistic interpretation of  William the Bastard/Conqueror.

An artistic interpretation of  Harald Hardrada.

Rosklide Cathedral today.  English stonemasons were at work in the town in the 1030s.

The truth about spoken Danish:

An interesting lecture on Canute:

Joseph Henrich’s slide show:

Some links:

Linguist Educator Exchange, referenced in this episode, is a fantastic resource on language.

Canute’s letter to the English people.

Propaganda for William the Bastard.

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