Norse Legends — Boneless RSS



Danelaw: When Vikings Ruled England

In 865, after almost on hundred years of the beginning of the Viking Age, a large Viking army invaded England, and it came to stay. The Great Heathen Army came to settle England, mixing Viking and Anglo-Saxon culture forever in what we know today as the Danelaw.

Continue reading





Viking Names, when History is Better than Fiction

We all know about Ragnar Shaggy-Trousers, but have you ever heard about Eystein Foul-Fart? Ranging from Eirik the Red, Ivar the Boneless and and Eystein Foul-Fart, the Viking Age has hundreds of interesting and strange nicknames. They are a window to personal histories of long gone heroes and kings, and they were sometimes very offensive…

Continue reading