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The Viking Age More than 1000 years ago our district was one of the most important viking fortresses This region was well populated and it was from here that the Vikings started their expeditions around the world The Viking Age It began with the sacking of the monastery at Lindisfarne in 793 and ended in 1066 at the Battle of Stanford Bridge where King Harald Hardrde was killed These two bloody events mark the opening and closing of an era in Nordic history which featured dramatic social change The Viking Era Viking History The part of history know as the Viking Age is considered to have started in the year 793 This was the year of the first large Viking raid It occurred at the monastery of Lindisfarne on the north-east coast of Britain Reasons and prelude to the Viking Age At the beginning of the 6th century large changes took place in the Lake Mlar Area of Sweden Suddenly a Svea power appeared which was strong enough to wage war against the Gutar Viking Trade Piracy was all very well for yielding sporadic bursts of wealth but only trade could yield a regular income The achievement of the Scandinavians as traders rather than raiders proved the more enduring The World of the Vikings This was the beginning of period of history known to us as the Viking Age normally dated to around AD 800 - 1050 when Scandinavian peoples from the modern countries of Denmark Norway and Sweden influenced much of northern Europe and beyond The Vikings Vikings The word conjures up image of wild barbaric sea faring men intent on setting their mark on their less warlike neighbours with fire and sword From the land of ice and giants they swept across Europe like a forest fire raping pillaging and destroying all in their
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