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The best pictures of Viking landings

Posted in Best pictures, History, Invasions, Ships on Sunday, 7 August 2011

The best pictures of Vikings landing on the shores of England are all dramatic depictions of fearsome warriors with magnificent longboats. The first picture of Vikings coming ashore depicts the carved prows of the longships and horned helmets of the raiders.

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The Viking landing

The second picture of Vikings landing is a colourful scene of Nordic marauders in full cry on the sea shore.

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A Viking raid

The third picture of Vikings shows the raiders with battle-axes ready for violent assault on the English.

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The coming of the Viking raiders by Peter Jackson

Many more pictures relating to Vikings can be found at the Look and Learn picture library.

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