Fantasy Art

Offa I with his famous sword 'Steadfast'

Offa holds the Angles border

Offa I was a warrior from childhood and lived in Angeln, Denmark in the 4th century.He was the ancestor of Offa of Mercia, a heathen King who ruled the English midlands and whose great earthwork, Offa's Dyke marks the boundary between England and Wales. Offa I is credited with having slain two Myrging (Saxon)champions with his sword 'Steadfast' who he fought on behalf of his blind father Wermund in single combat.He was only 13 years old The name England comes from Engle-land or land of the Angles.

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Fantasy Artwork by Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor went to Ravenswood School in Kent with, amongst others, David Bowie and Peter Frampton.

He enjoyed his time in the very first specialised school-based art form from where he progressed to study fine art at Croydon College Of Art.

His paintings have been internationally exhibited and featured on BBC programmes such as Country Tracks and The One Show.He has recently had his work displayed in a feature article in 'Pagan Dawn' magazine.

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