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HERITAGE - 1: Direct Line to our Distant Past. What made us English? Reading list for a Bygone Era

The Great Heathen Army (OE: mycel heathen here), also known as the Great Danish Army or The Great Viking Army, was a combined Viking force originating in Denmark and southern Sweden that invaded England in 865 AD.


Ragnar Lodbrok or Lothbrok (Old Norse: Ragnarr Loðbrók, "Ragnar Hairy Breeches") was a legendary Norse ruler and hero from the Viking Age described in Old Norse poetry and several sagas. In this tradition, Ragnar was the scourge of France and England and the father of many renowned sons, including Ivar the Boneless, Björn Ironside, Halfdan Ragnarsson, Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye, and Ubbe Ragnarsson.


Ragnar, played by Travis Fimmel. I thought it was Charlie Hunnam at first. They have a similar look and acting style.


II. Hartvigus (who brave in battle). After his love has been rejected he went back in time to live in the cold north with vikings