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The Contribution Of The Vikings To The English Language

As you can see in the chart above , the Germanic settlements in Britain can be traced back to the late 400s when the Angles, Saxons and Jutes invaded the island.  761 more words


Brunanburh: A Battle of Five Armies

In AD 937, Wessex and Mercia fought an alliance of Norsemen, Britons and Scots at the Battle of Brunanburh. This battle is recorded in the… 361 more words


How Norse Paganism Shaped Scandinavian Society

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“It was an age of belief,” historians will say in regards to the Medieval Period.  1,075 more words