A companion organization to the Valkyries was the Berserkers
ravaged all the coasts of western Europe and lay drunk in
Here, in the whirlpool of European races, the Ugric tribe bore down from Iceland the fighting spirit which Thor and Wodin game them, which their Berserkers
displayed to such fell intent on the seaboards of Europe, aye, and of Asia and Africa too, till the peoples thought that the werewolves themselves had come.
He was still the old Roman in inflexibility of purpose; but grafted on to the Roman was a new Berserker
He had Berserker
rages and did mad, terrible things.
John Harned was now in what-you-call Berserker
He was fighting for me, and he was in a true Berserker
Meanwhile, this opener featured a pub called The Cordwangler's Arms (viewers of a certain age will have recalled the line "Joe, he was a young cordwangler" from the Kenneth Williams ditty The Ballad of the Woggler's Moulie) and the despicable activities of a despicable dining club - not the Bullingdon, but the Berserkers
In this context, the remains of bear skins were linked to berserkers
(etymologically ber, bear and serker, skin or clothe (1)), i.
The most infamous and provocative of Viking combatants were the Berserkers
They raised me--no easy task--after my dad died, and when Helena and the kids came along they folded 'em into the wolfpack, standing overwatch like Viking berserkers
while I was off playing Action Hero; gentle as sheepdogs with them, but deadly as demented dragons to anyone threatening their litter.
They could have done with a midfield enforcer to help Francis Coquelin deal with Toon's physical approach, particularly in the first half when the hosts threw themselves into tackles like Viking berserkers