> On the question of the Scandinavian boat found in Ireland - it was the
> other way round. While dendro dating the boat (?one of the Roskilde ones
> from memory), the best match to the tree ring curve was found to be in the
> Dublin area.
There's also an article about this by Niels Bonde in 'Archaeology Ireland'
12.3 (1998), p. 24-9.
It includes a speculation that this might have been the ship in which some
of Harold Godwinson's sons sailed from Dublin to Denmark after the Battle of
Dr Carole Biggam
University of Glasgow