Iceland (984-985) Ethelwulf and his followers land in Iceland and immediately become involved in a blood-feud arising from a horse-fight. Both sides need to collect supporters for judgement before the Althing. For the newcomers that may involving challenging a witch, digging up peat or spontaneous fights. Several characters are those appearing in the Sagas dating from the Middle Ages. In the end the Wanderer & his followers go into exile – with a witch’s curse upon them.
With extensive factual End-Notes
Part 4 of a nine part series set in the 10th century Viking world. Here the background is a violent society with legal formalities masking violent rivalries’ This version includes a new chapter not in the printed edition (Part 1 of the 2nd volume of the printed ‘The Wanderer’).
About the Author
I am a retired teacher, absorbed by History since I learned to read. I graduated in History from King's College, London in 1963, specialising in Medieval History. I wrote 'The Wanderer' trilogy at odd times 1992-2008 when I self-published it. The main effort came with the research. For more details see under 'Bob Hyslop'.