A JORVIK Eeleganza with the Surprised Eel Historian

Did you know that in Viking Age England some people paid their rent in eels?

Join us as we talk to Dr John Wyatt Greenlee, also known as The Surprised Eel Historian. We’ll talk about the surprisingly important role of eels in Early Medieval history and shed some light on what the Vikings of Coppergate may have been doing with these slippery serpents!

For more fun facts about the history of eels check out our guest’s website and Twitter page.

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