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What is Danelaw?

The Danelaw was a kingdom in the Northeast of England ruled for about 70 years by Danish Vikings. It was recognized by the English in a treaty of 884, and ended in 954, when E (MORE)

How big was the Danelaw?

Danelaw comprised of 15 shires. The shires include were Yorkshire,Five Boroughs of Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Stamford andLincoln, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Norfol (MORE)

Alfred the great and the danelaw?

King Alfred the Great came to the throne at a time when England was nearly overrun with Viking armies. Over a period of several years, he managed to drive them back to the poi (MORE)

What was the Danelaw in the Middle Ages?

The territory of today's England was divided for some decades during the 9th and 10th centuries into two kingdoms. The demarcation line was from London to Chester, with everyt (MORE)