What was the St. Brice’s Day Massacre (1002)?

Introduction The St. Brice’s Day massacre was the killing of Danes on the 13th of November 1002, ordered by King Æthelred the Unready of England in response to frequent Danish raids. The skeletons of over 30 young men found during an excavation at St John’s College, Oxford, in 2008, may be those of some of… Read More