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New research suggests ‘certain and possible examples’ of human sacrifice in Viking Age Britain and Ireland

Isle of Whithorn harbour. Shane’s research suggests that human sacrifice may have taken place at the island’s monastic site in the tenth century

A new article by Shane McLeod published in the Journal of the Australian Early Medieval Association (vol. 14, 2018) investigates ‘the certain and possible examples of human sacrifice during the Viking Age in Britain and Ireland’. Along with looking at sites from England, Ireland and the Isle of Man, it includes a suggestion that human sacrifice took place at the monastic site at Whithorn in c.900 CE.

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Explore centuries of history and archaeology in the first History Scotland issue of 2019. Inside you’ll find history, archaeology, genealogy and heritage from some of the country’s top experts. Top reasons to read this issue: • Discover the tough reality of life as a Dundee whaler – and why the city’s female population was crucial to the success of the whaling industry • Read about Mary of Guelders – the Stewart queen who used her European connections to succeed in her royal role • See amazing images from the restoration of Monteath Mausoleum • Discover history events around the country during the winter months • Explore a new project to discover what we know – and have yet to discover – about the uses of gold in prehistoric Scotland