The Coming of the Vikings

Alex Woolf

in From Pictland to Alba, 789-1070

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print October 2007 | ISBN: 9780748612338
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748672165 | DOI:
The Coming of the Vikings

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This chapter discusses the history of the coming of the Vikings. It covers kings and kingdoms in 793; Scandinavian attacks on Northumbria; conditions in Scandinavia in the late eighth century; Norway in the Viking Age, causes of the Viking Age; the Vikings in Scotland; and the dynasty of Wrguist (789–839).

Keywords: kings; kingdoms; Scandinavia; Viking Age; Scotland; Northumbria; Norway; Wrguist

Chapter.  11117 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500)

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