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Deep North Episode 46: Breaking the Peace

In the summer of 1430, Jón Gerreksson was ordained as the revered Bishop of Skálholt. Three years later, he was drowned by an angry mob. The story of the intervening years shows a struggle for love and power and shines a light on many of the social dynamics of mediaeval Iceland.

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