The Vikings

Allen Mawer (1879 - 1942)

This is a concise history of the Vikings by Allen Mawer, MA, Professor of English Language and Literature in Armstrong College, University of Durham: late Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. It includes the following chapters: I.Causes of the Viking movement; II.The Viking movement down to the middle of the 9th century; III.The Vikings in England to the death of Harthacnut ; IV.The Vikings in the Frankish Empire to the
founding of Normandy (911);V. The Vikings in Ireland to the battle of Clontarf (1014); VI.The Vikings in the Orkneys, Scotland, the Western Islands and Man; VII.The Vikings in Baltic lands and Russia; VIII.Viking civilisation; IX. Scandinavian influence in the Orkneys, Shetlands, the Western Islands and Man; X. Scandinavian influence in Ireland ; XI. Scandinavian influence in England; and XII. Scandinavian influence in the Empire and Iceland. - Summary by Kevin Johnson

Genre(s): Middle Ages/Middle History

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Introduction Kevin Johnson
Play 02 Chapter 1. Causes of the Viking movement Kevin Johnson
Play 03 Chapter 2. The Viking Movement... Kevin Johnson
Play 04 Chapter 3. The Vikings in England . . . Kevin Johnson
Play 05 Chapter 4. The Vikings in the Frankish... Kevin Johnson
Play 06 Chapter 5. The Vikings in Ireland... Kevin Johnson
Play 07 Chapter 6. The Vikings in the Orkneys... Kevin Johnson
Play 08 Chapter 7. The Vikings in Baltic Lands and Russia Kevin Johnson
Play 09 Chapter 8. Viking Civilisation Kevin Johnson
Play 10 Chapter 9. Scandinavian Influence... Kevin Johnson
Play 11 Chapter 10. Scandinavian Influence in Ireland Kevin Johnson
Play 12 Chapter 11. Scandinavian Influence in England Kevin Johnson
Play 13 Chapter 12. Scandinavian Influence in the Empire and Iceland Kevin Johnson