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Great Map show Danish as well as the Norwegian raids and settlement ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------(Viking Blog (copy/paste) elDrakkar.blogspot.com)

Title: Selection of Viking weapons: 11th century Description: Viking weapons from the Thames. Selection of iron axes and spearheads. The wooden handles are modern additions. In the late 900s and early 1000s Scandinavian rulers like Swein Forkbeard of Denmark and Olaf Tryggvason of Norway tried to gain control of the Danelaw and of the rest of England, and eventually Swein's son Cnut won the English throne.