Mark atherton is a well known author some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the the battle of maldon war and peace in tenth century england book this is one of the most wanted mark atherton author readers around the world. It describes a bloody skirmish along the banks of the tidal river blackwater in the year 991 when the renowned anglo saxon shield wall failed and was overwhelmed by a sizeable force of danish marauders the poem is one of the emblematic documents of the. The battle of maldon took place on 11 august 991 ad near maldon beside the river blackwater in essex england during the reign of aethelred the unready earl byrhtnoth and his thegns led the english against a viking invasion. The battle of maldon along with beowulf and bedes ecclesiastical history of the english people is perhaps the best known text of the anglo saxon age. 10 august is the date of one of the most famous battles in anglo saxon history the battle of maldon fought between an english army and a force of vikings on the coast of essex in 991
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