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CLIP 7990

The Battle of Brunanburh

The Battle of Brunanburh
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Key Info
  • The Battle of Brunanburh
  • Duration: 06:34
  • When the Scots and the Vikings signed an alliance, the great Battle of Brunanburh defined the shape of Britain into the modern era. The outcome is the continued separation of the British Isles into distinct nations.
  • Subject:

    History

       Topic:

    Early Peoples

  • Keywords: Constantine, Ethelstan, Vikings, Battle of Brunanburh
Ideas for use in class
  • Use when asking the question 'Why is Britain made up of England, Scotland and Wales?'
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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