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How You Could Have Survived A Viking Raid

Updated 23 Jul 2019 6.5k views11 items

Keeping your homeland safe from Vikings was no easy task in the Middle Ages. These hardcore warriors were strong, proud, and often unpredictable. Still, the clever, the tough, and the lucky managed to overcome Viking forces and keep their people safe. 

Viking raids were usually opportunistic and lightning fast. Defending against them was not as important as outlasting them. Of course, some did overcome these Scandinavian warriors in combat as well. It usually came at a cost, but victory over the Vikings was not impossible. 

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