Letters | Pocketmags.com

Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 300+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 26000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at $9.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade Now for $9.99 Learn more
This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
US
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points

Letters

Get in touch – share your opinions on history and our magazine

A CROSS MARKS THE SPOT

I enjoyed reading Julian Humphrys’ article about the Battle of Brunanburh (Battlefield, September 2017. After a good summary of the debate over the battlefield’s elusive location, he concludes that “unless… there’s a stunning archaeological find, the debate will rumble on”.

You may be interested to hear that there probably does exist a stunning archaeological artefact relating to this battle, namely the Nunburnholme Cross in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

This theory is reinforced by the fact that the village of Nunburnholme has a strong claim to being near the site of the battlefield. Nunburnholme, which was called ‘Brunham’ in Anglo-Saxon times, lies halfway between York and Beverley, and 25 kilometres from the Humber, all places that were associated with the battle in medieval texts.

MYSTERY REVEALED Could this carving in a Yorkshire church hold the key to the Battle of Brunanburh’s location?
READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of BBC History Revealed Magazine - November 2017
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - November 2017
$3.99
Or 399 points
READ NOW
Getting free sample issues is easy, but we need to add it to an account to read, so please follow the instructions to read your free issue today.
Email Address
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.15 per issue
SAVE
37%
$40.99
Or 4099 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only $ 4.15 per issue
SAVE
10%
$26.99
Or 2699 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 4.61 per issue
$4.99
Or 499 points

View Issues

About BBC History Revealed Magazine

"With the release of Victoria and Abdul, starring Judi Dench, we uncover the story behind Queen Victoria's love affair with India. From the dawn of the British Empire to Indian Independence, follow the Crown's tumultuous rule of the subcontinent. Also inside, get a blow-by-blow of the first mass tank battle of World War I, and find out how these machines have developed over the last 100 years. You can also meet the real Prince of Persia, Xerxes, and find out what happened after his infamous fight against 300 Spartans."