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Vikings in London

Above: Viking art on a grave marker which is now on show in the Museum of London. Nearly everyone has heard the term ‘Viking’. Descriptions like ‘marauding invader’, ‘Viking longships’, ‘plunderers’ and many others are almost standard comments when anyone … Continue reading

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London – The Vikings

Above: Map showing today’s Inner London boroughs with four known sites where the Vikings settled in London. The Vikings did not have much effect on how London developed from an administrative point of view but it is important to realise … Continue reading

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Viking Grave Marker

Above: Viking grave marker found near St Paul’s Cathedral. Any history book about the City of London will explain that the Vikings attacked the east coast of Britain and, with time, they occupied parts of London. The name ‘Viking’ is … Continue reading

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