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

Introduction St. Brice’s Day massacre was the killing of Danes in the Kingdom of England on Friday, the 13 November 1002, ordered by King Æthelred the Unready. In response to the frequent Danish raids, King Æthelred ordered the execution of all Danes living in England. Although evidence is lacking, the skeletons of 34 to 38… Read More