Archive - Sep 4, 2010 - Story

Photos from Gleann Abhann's 5th Year Anniversary

Danielle reports that she has created an album of photos from the recent Gleann Abhann 5th Year celebration. The photos are available on SmugMug.

"Remodeling" of Anglo Saxon Lincolnshire

Soon after the Norman invasion of England, William the Conqueror ordered the construction of a castle in the old Roman fort at Lincoln, England, casuing the destruction of over 100 Saxon homes. Now archaeologists have found their remains.

How Normans changed the English language forever

In 1066, William the Conqueror invaded England. Since then, Norman names, such as William, Henry and Alice, have dominated Brittish naming preferences, and it is in the language where they may have left their greatest mark.