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The Last Kingdom gives Saxon England the Game of Thrones treatment

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Uhtred of Bebbanburg by caiomm - the protagonist and main character of the best selling Saxon Stories novel series by Bernard Cornwell. Over the six current books, Uhtred, a Pagan, has become increasingly complex in his loyalty and general attitude. Uhtred is in part based upon the historical Uchtred the Bold who flourished at the start of the 11th century.

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Bernard Cornwall, made the claims as his novels are turned into eight-part drama series The Last Kingdom (pictured). He said his stories were superior to Game of Thrones.

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My name is Uhtred. I am the son of Uhtred, who was the son of Uhtred and his father was also called Uhtred. - The Last Kingdom

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