The Vikings and England after Alfred
We look at the Vikings as settlers, raiders, and traders. The Danish settlements of Northern England are set against the achievements of the Swedish and Norwegian Vikings in Europe, Iceland, Greenland, and America.
Viking artefacts to investigate
Life in a longhouse
Trading – making a coin
Runes – make a keyring and learn some Viking leatherwork
Viking games and sport
Lots of helmets, armour, and swords!
1066, Edward, the Harolds, and William – The Battle of Hastings