VIKING EXPLORATION PART 2 – THE BRITISH ISLES

VIKING EXPLORATION PART 2 – THE BRITISH ISLES

VIKING EXPLORATION PART 2 – THE BRITISH ISLES

A BRIEF LOOK AT VIKINGS AND THE BRITISH ISLES.

One of the reasons the Vikings are so well known is due to their impact on the people of the British Isles. From the time Viking raiders attacked Lindisfarne monastery in 793, an attack that caused much concern throughout the Christian west, as the centres of literacy in Western Europe, monasteries dutifully recorded the event into the annals of history and the age that historians now call the Viking Age began.

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