The Nothelm Chronicle
Wargaming in the Anglo-Saxon period
Friday, 26 December 2008
Call out the Fyrd !!
Beornwulf hears the news of the Viking landing to the south ...
Beornwulf assembles his retinue, he orders the dragon standard to be raised. Sound the horn, send runners to call out the fyrd ...
Beornwulf arrives near where the vikings were last seen and deploys the fyrd in a shield wall on a rise
However they too late. All there is to see are a couple of smoking villages and a Viking ship, with its sail raised, far down the estuary on its way out to sea.
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