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Go through the powerpoint looking at how Ethelred the Unready became King.

Why do you think he was called ‘The Unready’? Do you think this was fair?

Look at the tactic of paying the Vikings not to invade. This was called ‘Danegald’

Do you think this was a good tactic? What was good/bad about this tactic?

Read the Danegald poem and come up with actions to help remember it.


Choose one of the three activities about the poem.