Victoria Whitworth

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Victoria (V.M.) Whitworth (née Thompson; born in London 1966[1]) is an Anglo-Scots writer, archaeologist and art historian. Her published writings, which focus on Britain in the later first millennium AD, include novels, academic works and a memoir.


Whitworth studied English (specialising in Medieval languages, literature and archaeology) at St Anne's College, Oxford, before doing an MA and a D.Phil in York. From 2012 to 2016 she was a lecturer at the Centre for Nordic Studies on the Orkney campus of the University of the Highlands and Islands. Her research has primarily focused on Pictish, Scottish and Anglo-Saxon stone sculpture. Whitworth has published three historical novels set in Viking Age England.[2]




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  1. ^ V. Thompson, Dying and Death in Later Anglo-Saxon England (Anglo-Saxon Studies, 4), Woodbridge, 2004, p. iv.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 

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