Source material on Siward's life and career is scarce, and only a small and potentially unrepresentative amount of information exists.
No contemporary or near-contemporary biography has survived, and narratives from around the time of his life such as the Encomium Emmae and the Vita Ædwardi Regis scarcely mention him; historians are therefore dependent on a few entries in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle and comparable Irish sources.
Swan chose to tattoo his hip, and Martin boldly decided on his buttocks for the ink home-job.
The Brownlow medallist also revealed during his show he received an unexpected phone call from jailed ex-AFL star Ben Cousins while he was grappling with the stress of the game and contract re-negotiations. He wanted to wish me well, and wish the boys well.'Martin will host a second show at Palms At Crown on March 3, 2018.
Later Anglo-Norman histories may or may not be reliable depending on their source material, but useful ones include the Chronicle of John of Worcester (compiled between 11), Legendary material, such as that in hagiography or later medieval sources such as John of Fordun or Andrew of Wyntoun, is not generally regarded as useful beyond its limited potential for cleanly preserving earlier source material.
In all other features he was of his mother's appearance.Northern England in the 11th-century was a region quite distinct from the rest of the country.