aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

23 days to go

Ruins of Lindisfarne Priory
Ruins of Lindisfarne Priory
Another way cool place we're going next month!

þæs ilcan geares on .vi. Idus Ianuarii, earmlice hæþenra manna hergunc adilegode Godes cyrican in Lindisfarnaee þurh hreaflac 7 mansliht

"in this same year on the sixth day before the Ides of January, wretched heathen men plundered [and] sacked God's church on Lindisfarne with rapine and slaughter"

-- Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, entry for 793
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