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  • Laithlind

    !(media-item-align-left){width:235px;height:150px;}//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/299741/sky_derby_fort_470x300.jpg?1393226920(sky_derby_fort_470x300.jpg)! Lochlann or Laithlind (Llychlyn in Welsh) is a geographical region in Classical Gaelic …

  • Auisle

    !(media-item-align-left){width:170px;height:250px;}//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/300131/viking_by_lazzzyv-d5om1yp.jpg?1393312075(viking_by_lazzzyv-d5om1yp.jpg)! Auisle (died 867), in Old Norse either Ásl or Auðgísl, was a Scandinavian, or perhaps …

  • Longphort

    A longphort (Ir. plur. longphuirt) is a term used for a Viking ship enclosure or shore fortress. These camps were fortified areas along rivers, usually at a tributary where both sides were protected such that the Vikings could port ships. The sites were …

  • Bjorn Ironside

    A powerful Viking chieftain and naval commander, Björn conducted many (mostly successful) raids in France in a continuation of the tradition initiated by his father [[Ragnar Lodbrok | Ragnar Lodbrok]]. In 860, Björn led a large Viking raid into the …

  • Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye

    Sigurd Snake-in-the-eye (Old Norse: Sigurðr ormr í auga) was one of the sons of [[Ragnar Lodbrok | Ragnar Lodbrok]]. When his father died, he inherited Zealand, Scania, Halland, the Danish islands, and Viken. He married Blaeja, the daughter of king Ælla …

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