Viking Identities

Scandinavian Jewellery in England
Author(s): 
Kershaw, Jane F.
ISBN: 
9780199639526
Date published: 
January 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£65.00

Surveys the jewellery worn by women in Scandinavian-settled areas of England in the Viking period. Describes and illustrates these dress fittings, many of which have only recently been found. Reveals the extent and nature of female participation in the Viking expansion, which is traditionally viewed as a largely masculine affair.