A British man rewrote medieval history on his lunch break when he unearthed evidence of a previously-unknown Viking king.
Darren Webster, a metal detector enthusiast, stopped by a field near Canforth, northern England, to practice his hobby and uncovered a hoard of silver Viking treasure buried three feet (0.9 meters) below the earth, The (London) Times reported Thursday.
"My machine was telling me that I'd found some kind of silver . . .