- Dec 25, 2009
with that death, the problems will arise
Masterful stuff, but damn that Lothian is a nasty piece of work. Some deep troubles to be overcome within the kingdom before Griogair can get on with the business of ruling in peace.
Cóelub II MacCóelub, Mormaer of Moray (c.972)
The Battle Of Basengas, 16 July 974
Alfgeir Alfgeirson, famed Beserker (c.974)
Alfgeir Bjornson, High Chieftain of Jamtaland (c.974)
The Saxons hold the line at Basengas, 16 July 974
Earl Fearghas II of Westoraland
Malcolm III, Earl of Eorfowic (c.974)
The Standard of Griogair I, King of Scots -
The Rampant Fox Gules on an Escutcheon Or (of House McCyneric), over the Cross of the Scots Kingdom, flanked by the Ancient Triskell of Albany (derived from the symbol of the former Kingdom of Alba). The Crown of the Scots Kingdom and the Triskell of Alba was added to the Royal Standard by Griogair I during his reign.
Aethelraed, King of Wessex
The Norse Invasion of 974 - Showing the Movements of the Norse and Christian armies and the Battles of Basengas and Sceaftesbyrig