>The October 2010 issue of Smithsonian magazine has an interesting
>article ("Viking Mystery" by David Keys) on recent finds in England
>of two sites where executed military age males that were likely
>Danish mercenaries killed on the orders of the Anglo-Saxon king
>Athelred the Unready.
The article is also available on line at
though the magazine has some other neat articles as well and I
believe the on-line article is a bit abridged.
www.micelfolcland.org (which recreates the culture noted in he
article; boo, Athelread!)