Vikings - A History In Numbers

"Heathen men made lamentable havoc"

Detail from an illustration in Life, Passion and Miracles of St. Edmund, King and Martyr, c.1130

Above: Detail from an illustration depicting the invasion of England by Danes under Hinguar and Hubba, from Life, Passion and Miracles of St. Edmund, King and Martyr, c.1130, probably created at the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds.

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