Viking, also called Norseman or Northman

The member of the Scandinavian oceanic fighter who invaded and owned deep cities of Europe from the 9th to the 11th century

The Vikings were made up of holders and band heads, their associates, citizens, and any active young band members

At home these Scandinavians were separate producers

But in the ocean they were invaders and spoilers

In England casual depredation appeared in the late 8th century, greatly the arrest on the abbey of Lindisfarne

This accepted that most of England was in Danish hand

After his death in 924 the little Danish union in the elder Mercian and East Anglian district had decayed since him

Viking arrest in England began over in 980, and the country basically became any of the authorities of Canute

In the western seas, Scandinavian development affected basically every available point