History – 8th to 12th Century

Welcome to our 8th – 12th Century European History category, designed to make history come alive for young readers! Dive into the fascinating world of the Middle Ages with our collection of engaging and well-researched blog articles. From epic Viking invasions in “Have the Danes ever successfully invaded England?” to the surprising twist in “William the Conqueror died in France not England!”, we explore the hidden gems of history that often go unnoticed in textbooks. Discover the mysterious figures who shaped Europe during this period, the events that unfolded, and the vibrant cultures that thrived. So, whether you’re curious about the post-Roman era invaders or intrigued by the legendary Silk Road, our downloadable PDF articles are here to spark your curiosity and make history an adventure worth exploring. Let’s journey back in time together!

A drawing of Queen Boudica

Queen Boudica

A drawing of Queen Boudica

Yes, throughout the 9th and 10th centuries BC! Despite the dangers, between 20,000 and 35,000 Danish Vikings chose…