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The Last Kingdom 5.8: Daughters and Sons

In the previous episode (Ep. 7), while I was totally fixated on Brida, the other story threads inched forward. Aethelhelm approached the Scots king with the offer of a Mercian bride (Aelswith) in return for putting his grandson on Edward’s … Read More

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The Last Kingdom 5.5: Things Fall apart

In the middle of the previous Episode (4), Alfred’s widow says, as she mourns her daughter, “There has already been so much death, Uhtred, I could not bear more of it.” I’m with her. And so this 5th episode was … Read More

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