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Vikings: the great helmet hoax

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How practical would it be sail on a cramped ship, to charge around…

A Real Viking Ship

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Although most of the images of Viking ships are of modern replicas,…

How Christian were the Vikings?

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Isolated religious communities were easy prey for the Vikings. The lure of gold and silver ornaments in monasteries, nunneries and churches was irresistible to the Norsemen. Yet many Vikings professed to be Christian. So why did they not respect other Christians?

Rune Stone Story 2

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Every rune stone has a story. This one has been placed in the…

BBC The Vikings Part 1

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Since I have been travelling abroad for the last few weeks I…

An historic location

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It is an amazing spectacle to see the thousands of supporters…

The King's Reeve murdered on Portland

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In 787 AD when the Vikings landed on Portland, the King's representative,…