Tensions mount between the sons of Ragnar Lothbrok as the Vikings continue to threaten the very heart of England. As the Great Army moves to take York, with King Aethelwulf and his family still in hiding, Heahmund, the warrior bishop, must rally the Saxons to defend the Realm.
Did You Know?
The "fields of corn" metaphor is not necessarily related to the crop known as maize. Corn means the main grain grown in an area in Britain. We call maize "sweet corn" in the UK to distinguish it from wheat, barley (e.g. "John barley-corn") or oats. It is not therefore an anachronism in itself. See more
When Bishop Heahmund is praying and says "cut them down like ears of corn at the harvest." Corn was brought to Europe by Christopher Columbus after he came back from North America. So corn hadn't been introduced to Europeans yet. See more
If I Had a Heart
Performed by Fever Ray
Written by Karin Dreijer Andersson
Courtesy of Mute and Rabid Records See more