The Viking army causes panic in the English countryside as King Ecbert and Aethelwulf plan the defense of the Kingdom of Wessex.
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It seems King Ecbert is loosely quoting from the song Turn! Turn! Turn! written by Pete Seeger and made famous by The Byrds when prince Aethelwulf is leaving for battle. But infact he is quoting the Bible - the lines come from the book of Ecclesiastes, as found in the King James version of the Bible. See more
When King Ecbert hears of Aelle's defeat, he is told the heathen army killed him near York. However, the city would have been called Eoferwic at the time. See more
If I Had a Heart
Written by Karin Dreijer Andersson
Performed by Karin Dreijer Andersson
(as Fever Ray) See more