Norsemen


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Norsemen

Western Scandinavian people raiding, exploring, and colonizing south to France, west to Britain, north to Labrador and Greenland.
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The bloody battle alluded to in the text, fought and won by King Harold, over his brother the rebellious Tosti, and an auxiliary force of Danes or Norsemen, was said, in the text, and a corresponding note, to have taken place at Stamford, in Leicestershire, and upon the river Welland.
He was no more sober than the crowd above which he now towered--a wild crowd, uncouthly garmented, every foot moccasined or muc-lucked[3], with mittens dangling from necks and with furry ear-flaps raised so that they took on the seeming of the winged helmets of the Norsemen.
In heavy clusters they hung upon the forecastle all ready for a spring-faces white, faces brown, faces yellow, and faces black, fair Norsemen, swarthy Italians, fierce rovers from the Levant, and fiery Moors from the Barbary States, of all hues and countries, and marked solely by the common stamp of a wild-beast ferocity.
From the fury of the Norsemen, good Lord, deliver us
Myths of the Norsemen by Roger Lancelyn Green (originally The Sage of Asgard; Puffin, 1960) No, I didn't want to be a Viking when I grew up, but I read this over and over again as a child and loved the dark gleam of the Norse myths told masterfully as a single, cohesive narrative from the creation of the universe to its destruction and re-birth.
Guerber's Myths of the Norsemen and Ray Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes.
Michael Tierney and James Moloney believe the crossing has only previously been completed by the Norsemen.
Agerter and his cousin, Daniel Moore - the current lodge president - became active in the lodge in the early 2000s as members of the Eugene Norsemen, a Norwegian singing group affiliated with the lodge.
Analysis of thousands of DNA samples from the UK, Continental Europe and Scandinavia revealed a surprising lack of Viking genes in England, despite the Norsemen once occupying much of the country.
This is why New Year remains the dominant celebration that Scots still embrace with all the enthusiasm of marauding Norsemen and the reason why it is always advisable to avoid Scotsmen at this time of the year.
It's being billed as the battle of the " Norsemen but Deila won't have any small talk with former Rangers defender Berg ahead of the clash.
The Norsemen and the Danes would have landed their own boats (without the back-up motor that the Draken Harald Harfagre is blessed with