kevin wooldridge wrote:
> 'Ekwall' is a fine book, but it is at the end of the day largely
> speculative, based upon one persons interpretation of the origins of place
> names during a period when precise contemporary documentary evidence of
> such origins is scarce. Like many history/archaeology books written over
> 60 years ago, it needs to be assessed in the context of subsequent
This is a remarkable statement, given that you are blissfully unaware, not
just of the susequent research, but of the entire field of scholarship.