Some recommended books and websites for further information
To find out more about the runes and runic inscriptions on this website, please visit the Runes Page.
Kenneth Cameron and John Insley, A Dictionary of Lincolnshire Place-Names. English Place-Name Society, 1998.
Jayne Carroll, Stephen Harrison and Gareth Williams, The Vikings in Britain and Ireland. British Museum Press, 2014.
Barrie Cox, A Dictionary of Leicestershire and Rutland Place-Names. English Place-Name Society, 2006.
Martin Findell, Runes. British Museum Press, 2014.
Rebecca Gregory, Viking Nottinghamshire. Five Leaves, 2017.
Judith Jesch, Viking Poetry of Love and War. British Museum Press, 2013.
Judith Jesch, The Viking Diaspora. Routledge, 2015.
Marjolein Stern and Roderick Dale, The Viking Experience. Carlton Books, 2014.
Websites and blogs
Bringing Vikings Back to the East Midlands (blog)
Key to English Place-Names
Portable Antiquities Scheme
The Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture
Gersum Project – the Scandinavian Influence on English Vocabulary
Uppsala Runic Forum
Podcasts and videos
Runes – the Vikings in their own words (podcast)
The People Behind the Runes – Scandinavians in the British Isles (video)
Centre for the Study of the Viking Age, University of Nottingham
Institute for Name-Studies (including English Place-Name Society), University of Nottingham
A series of talks given at the University of Nottingham in 2017-2018 and made available here to watch and listen to again. All the talks are shown in the slider bar below. Many thanks to Lakeside Arts for help with organising the talks, and for recording and transcribing them.View the Collection