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Vikings Valhalla 1.8: Trust No One
The Norway scenes in this episode are mostly invention, based loosely on saga material. For your edification, here is a very simplified account of historical events in Norway from 1000 to 1030 pulled from The Oxford Illustrated History of the … Read More
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Vikings Valhalla 1.2: Enter the Queen
There is a lot to unpack in this second episode of Vikings Valhalla, most of it having to do with what’s happening in England. The thing is, we know a lot about what was happening in England because we have … Read More
Posted in Vikings Valhalla Tagged Aethelred, Cnut, Eadric Streona, Edmund Ironside, Godwin, Jarl Haakon, Leif Eriksson, Queen Emma 5 Comments