🎧 The Great Viking Army at Repton with Cat Jarman
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 20m
Dan talks to Cat Jarman, a scientist who has worked to establish whether the bones in the charnel house at Repton are those of Ivar the Boneless' Great Heathen Army.
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