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If you want to know anything about Viking history, this is the website to go:   www.vikinganswerlady.com

If you want to know anything about Viking history, this is the website to go: www.vikinganswerlady.com

10 Amazing Viking Sites in Norway for Fans of Vikings - These incredible sites are in one the world's most beautiful places. Rich with history and legends.

10 Amazing Viking Sites in Norway for Fans of Vikings - These incredible sites are in one the world's most beautiful places. Rich with history and legends.

A study released last week shows that up to 40 per cent of our DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations here in 450-600AD. The project is particularly interesting because it would seem that our genetic make-up bares out those old traditions and clichés about how we relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take for example the bitter wars fought over whether you put jam or cream on a scone first...

Ancient boundaries are the strongest

A study released last week shows that up to 40 per cent of our DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations here in 450-600AD. The project is particularly interesting because it would seem that our genetic make-up bares out those old traditions and clichés about how we relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take for example the bitter wars fought over whether you put jam or cream on a scone first...

Lindholm Høje, just north of Aalborg, Denmark, is a Viking burial site and settlement. The southern end dates back to the Viking Age (1000 – 1050 AD), whereas the northern end is much older.

Daring Denmark: Fjords and firewater - six things you must do in Aalborg

Lindholm Høje, just north of Aalborg, Denmark, is a Viking burial site and settlement. The southern end dates back to the Viking Age (1000 – 1050 AD), whereas the northern end is much older.

How did Viking Age people really look? |-

How did Viking Age people really look?

Late Anglo-Saxon period. The ring is of a type that is associated with the Vikings, and was popular during the 9th and 10th centuries AD.

Late Anglo-Saxon period. The ring is of a type that is associated with the Vikings, and was popular during the 9th and 10th centuries AD.

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