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Only Heathen Vikings By David James Smith
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A story of Heathen Vikings enabling Cinaed (or Kenneth) MacAlpin take over Christian Scotland. Cattan, warrior priest and Chief of the Clan Chattan, converted the ambitious, Kenneth of Dal Riada and... More > became his personal advisor. Follow James who became the caretaker Chief, forming alliances against the greater threat of raiding Vikings, by a circumnavigation of mainland Britain noting changes of the time and developing tactics to fight back. The Chattan Fleet’s reputation was such, that neither Dane nor Norse wished to take them on, so they went after soft targets, sometimes as paid mercenaries to regain lost lands. Once Vikings settled in the northern isles, Man, and Dublin, they took possession of the east of Angleland that became England, and the west of Alba that became Scotland. Tribal identity became mixed as the kingdoms united but, the people still retained symbols of their ancient origins displayed on local banners, as they rallied to the nearest, strongest, High King’s own standard.< Less
Only the Vikings By David James Smith
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“You all know me as Highland Warrior Chief Cattan, a Sennachie who can recite all our ancestors, and as a parson looking to save your souls. Today, I give you a reason to fight and to keep hold... More > of what we have created. The heathen Vikings, we now face, left their own homelands to explored the wider world. We need to know how far they have reached, and to dissuade those we meet from coming back to our western isles. We the Catti tribe are accepted by the Picts and are trusted to make their alliances. Be ready to fight on for what is your inheritance. I will be with you.”< Less
Only Vikings By David James Smith
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Do you have Viking blood in your veins? Where were your ancestors? Viking raids from annual chronicles, and handed down sagas, tell of warrior chiefs and exploration by sea. From the hardiest of... More > peoples mixing with those surviving the ice ages, through expansion east and west, they influenced the world. Battles were fought for territory with Charlemagne of France, Alfred of England, and Europe. Invited to rule as ‘Rus’ (Russia), and the ‘Northmen’ (Normandy) asked to defend France. Then, after the Battle of Hastings, they overran Britain. Today, descendants in Scandinavia are noted for peace awards and have provided an answer to ‘Brexit’.< Less
Only Lettie Pony Adventure By David James Smith
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Cheeky Charlie: “Have you ever wondered where ponies came from long ago? How they coped in the ice ages? When people became friends with ponies and why? How the different breeds started?... More > Lettie, an ice age pony, will tell you all about it.” David James Smith is an investigator, historian, breeder, and natural horseman, with national style and performance competitor success. He helps Lettie write for boys and girls in an interactive style to inspire their search for knowledge using the compass, geography, history, challenges, and useful illustrations.< Less

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