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Chronology of the Viking Age

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Chronology of the Viking Age

The Viking era Timeline 753 Foundation of the first Swedish colony Aldeigjuborg (now Staraya Ladoga) in Russia, near the future St Petersburg. 789 First known raid on the island of Portland (England).Lindisfarne Monastery, United KingdomThe year 793 marks the beginning of the Viking Age 793 Looting of the monastery of Lindisfarne (England) by Vikings from Norway. 795 First Danish attack on Ireland. 799 First mention of a Scandinavian fleet on the coast of Aquitaine, in Noirmoutier, attacking and looting a monastery. Around 800 Discovery of Iceland by Irish peopleCreation of...

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