Cambridge Biographical Dictionary

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Cambridge University Press, Jan 1, 1990 - Reference - 1604 pages
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Brisk, straightforward writing and superb judgment of selection make this work highly readable and entertaining. It will serve as a trustworthy source of meticulously researched facts, accessible to all general readers.

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About the author (1990)

- Magnus Magnusson authored more than 30 books, made several TV programs on Iceland and the Vikings, and translated the "Vinland Sagas" and many other sagas into English.
- Mark Harrison has a Bachelor's degree in Medieval Studies from Lancaster University. He is a Curator at the Royal Armouries, Tower of London and has a strong interest in the early medieval world. He lives in Colchester, UK.
- Ian Heath is a highly respected author, currently working on a five-volume project covering the armies of 19th-century Asia. Ian lives in Cambridgeshire
- Keith Durham lives in Northumberland. He has had a lifelong interest in the Vikings and their ships.
- Ren? Chartrand and has been senior curator with Canada's National Historic Sites for nearly three decades, he is now a freelance writer and historical consultant. He lives in Quebec.
The author lives in Glasgow, Scotla

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