Where did the vikings come from?
The Viking age in European history was from about AD700 to 1100. During this period many Vikings left their homelands in Scandinavia and travelled by longboat to other countries, like Britain and Ireland.When the people of Britain first saw the Viking longboats they came down to the shore to welcome them.Unfortunately,the vikings fought the local people stealed churches and burnt down bulidings.
Where all Vikings bad?
The name ‘Viking’ comes from a language called ‘Old Norse’ and means ‘a pirate raid’. People who went off raiding in ships were said to be ‘going Viking’. But not all the Vikings were bloodthirsty warriors. Some came to fight, but; others came peacefully, to settle. They were farmers, and kept animals and grew crops. Vikings were skilful at crafting, and made beautiful metalwork and wooden carvings.
Where did the Vikings settle in Britain?
Vikings travelled from Scandinavia to Britain. They mostly settled in the Danelaw, to the north and east of England. Some Vikings travelled to Britain; others (Norwegian Vikings) travelled to Scotland.
Vikings are ivading Britain.