The storyteller The potterís wife cooks a meal The weaverís wife and daughter make woollen yarn The bakerís wife preparing to grind barley Farmer and his son selling fruit and vegetables The village woodworker A warrior of the fyrd The queen  and her thegn visiting the village priest The village reeve and his wife The people of the village

Anglo-Saxon village life

The pictures show some of the people who would have lived in a village like Norham in Anglo-Saxon times.

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1 The village reeve and his wife
2 The queen and her thegn visiting the village priest
3 A warrior of the fyrd
4 The village woodworker
5 Farmer and his son selling fruit and vegetables
6 The baker’s wife preparing to grind barley
7 The weaver’s wife and daughter make woollen yarn
8 The potter’s wife cooks a meal
9 The storyteller

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