An examination of the St. Brice's Day Massacre in conjunction with the chronicles, archaeological evidence, legal implications and ethnic identities related to the English-Danish conflict. This paper argues that examinations of the Massacre have been extremely limited in the past, and the full range of evidence must be consulted in order to uncover the full historical context and significance of this event.

First Advisor

Katherine Smith

Second Advisor

Douglas Sackman

Degree Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts in History

Date of Award

Spring 5-15-2016