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Men from the North – The Vikings

From around AD 800 – 1200, large groups of Scandinavian seafarers sailed out from their homelands to conduct raids over England, Ireland, and Europe, leaving an indelible mark on the histories of those regions. These men became known as the Vikings – a name thought to have originated from an ancient Norse word meaning “bay”…Read more

Elite Warriors of Old

Elite combat forces were a feature of ancient civilisations – just as they are today. These were highly trained individuals who could perform specialised tasks such as assassination, spying or high level combat – at a much higher level than the other military forces of the day. An early example came from Alexander the Great…Read more